The operative technique of transnasal Vidian neurectomy
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Vidian neurectomy, as a remedying measure for intractable vasomotor rhinitis is an accepted procedure the world over. A variety of approaches to the deep seated Vidian nerve in the pterygopalatine fossa have been described. We advocate a direct transnasal route to effect a preganglionic Vidian nerve section. It is simple, quick, safe, and does not require nasal tamponade or hospitalisation. This paper deals exclusively with the operative technique of transnasal Vidian neurectomy as practised by us.
KeywordsAllergic Rhinitis Middle Turbinate Maxillary Artery Middle Meatus Pterygopalatine Fossa
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