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Trans-septal approach to unilateral posterior choanal atresia

  • William A. McIntosh (a1)


A technique of trans-septal approach to unilateral bony choanal atresia in the older child or adult is described with the advantages of better exposure, less bleeding and better mucosal cover of raw bone than traditional methods. This seems to reduce post-operative re-stenosis at the site of the atresia.


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Dr. W. A. McIntosh, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Johannesburg Hospital, Private Bag X39, Parktown, Johannesburg 2000, South Africa.


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