Advertisement

Nasal Surgery

  • Anthony M. Bunnell
  • Tirbod FattahiEmail author
Chapter
  • 452 Downloads

Abstract

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a spectrum of signs and symptoms associated with a multitude of underlying conditions. Therapy and various modalities of treatment are directed at the specific site of airflow obstruction. Nasal surgery plays a significant role in the management of OSA. The purpose of this chapter is to discuss evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of nasal airflow obstruction associated with OSA.

Keywords

Obstructive sleep apnea Nasal airflow obstruction Deviated septum Turbinate enlargement External and internal nasal valves 

References

  1. 1.
    Li HY, Lee LA, Wang PC, Fang TJ, Chen NH. Can nasal surgery improve obstructive sleep apnea: subjective or objective? Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2009;23(6):e51–5.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Sufioğlu M, Ozmen OA, Kasapoglu F, Demir UL, Ursavas A, Erişen L, Onart S. The efficacy of nasal surgery in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: a prospective clinical study. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2012;269(2):487–94.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Shuaib SW, Undavia S, Lin J, Johnson CM Jr, Stupak HD. Can functional septorhinoplasty independently treat obstructive sleep apnea? Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015;135(6):1554–65.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Fattahi T, Quereshy F. Septoplasty: thoughts and considerations. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011;69(12):e528–32.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Radulesco T, Penicaud M, Santini L, Thomassin JM, Dessi P, Michel J. Outcomes of septorhinoplasty: a new approach comparing functional and aesthetic results. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2018;47(2):175–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Fattahi T. Considerations in revision rhinoplasty: lessons learned. Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2011;23(1):101–8.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Sheen JH. Spreader graft: a method of reconstructing the roof of the middle nasal vault following rhinoplasty. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1984;73(2):230–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Fattahi T. Internal nasal valve: significance in nasal air flow. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2008;66(9):1921–6.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Ishii LE, Tollefson TT, Basura GJ, et al. Clinical practice guideline: improving nasal form and function after rhinoplasty executive summary. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;156(2):205–19.  https://doi.org/10.1177/0194599816683156.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Valero A, Navarro AM, Del Cuvillo A, et al. Position paper on nasal obstruction: evaluation and treatment. J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol. 2018;28(2):67–90.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryCollege of Medicine, University of Florida—JacksonvilleJacksonvilleUSA
  2. 2.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryCollege of Medicine, University of Florida—JacksonvilleJacksonvilleUSA

Personalised recommendations