Dr. Ahila's Conchal Crusher for Concha Bullosa

AbstractEndoscopic Sinus Surgery is evolving day by day, there is a constant need for improvisation in terms of instrumentation with clear bloodless surgical field and good postoperative results. The applications of Dr. Ahila ’s Conchal Crusher for managing Concha bullosa in Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery  (FESS) Surgery are presented. The creation/innovation of Dr. Ahila’s conchal crusher will prevent raw mucosal surface area, bleeding and scope fogging with blood during FESS surgery after traditional conchop lasty. This new instrument makes it easy to reduce concha bullosa during nose and sinus surgery creating a bloodless field, no risk of destabilization or fracture of middle turbinate hence no postoperative synechiae  which may otherwise lead to iatrogenic frontal sinusitis. Surgical instruments  r epresent a major financial asset to the healthcare facility. Single instrumentation is essential to avoid costly replacements, surgeon satisfaction, reduce costs and delays in the Operating room and enhance patient safety. Dr. Ahila's conchal crusher may facilitate the performance of concha bullosa surgery and advance the art of Endoscopic Sinus surgery to a better level.
Source: Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research

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