Conchotomy

Conchotomy - partial or (rarely) a complete removal of the turbinates. There are front and rear conchotomy. Is conchotomy usually under local anesthesia about hypertrophy turbinates or as the first step in endonasal surgery in the maxillary sinus or narrow labyrinth. If conchotomy use special curved scissors Beckmann and cold, rarely galvanocaustic, cutting loop. After conchotomy the corresponding half of the nasal cavity tamponiruut sterile cotton wool.