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Anesthesia for Nasal and Antral Surgery

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Surgical procedures involving the nasal cavity and the antral cavity are both commonly performed. Septoplasty and rhinoplasty are conducted as outpatient procedures, often at a freestanding hospital. The septoplasty procedure may be performed to relieve nasal obstruction or accompany rhinoplasty surgery to alter the appearance of the nose. Rhinoplasty, on the other hand, is performed cosmetically or for reconstructive purposes. Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) is the most used phrase for antral surgery, or sinus surgery. In the early years of nasal endoscopy, it was mostly used for diagnostic purposes. A minimal amount of trauma was involved in providing appropriate airway drainage and aeration. The increasing development of surgical procedures over the last few decades has led to an expanding range of options.

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Li, J. (2023). Anesthesia for Nasal and Antral Surgery. In: Jiang, H., Xia, M. (eds) Anesthesia for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Springer, Singapore.

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