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Postoperative care and measurement after septo- and rhinoplasty

Georgi Iliev


INTRODUCTION: Postoperative care starts with the application of a bed rest, antihypertensive therapy, steroids and antibiotics prophylactic, dressing, nasal packing, transmucoseptal sutures and controlling postoperative result.

MATHERIAL AND METHODS: We report our experience with postoperative care and measurement after septo- and rhinoplasty. We review the free access literature about the experience of other clinics in these problems and compared the results.

REVIEW: In our review we present our postoperative care and those described by other authors.

DISCUSSION: All postoperative care aims at preventing possible complications and shortening recovery. Most of them have been adopted as standard postoperative treatment and supervision. Topic of our discussion are the differences and similarities in their implementation compared to our practice.

CONCLUSION: The postoperative care is more effective when we are aware of their strengths and weaknesses and we combine them individually for each patient.


postoperative care, nasal dressing, nasal packing, transmucoseptal suturing, splints

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Georgi Iliev
Medical University of Varna

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, St. Marina University Hospital

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