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Assessment of Nasal Mucosal Healing with Different Nasal Packing Techniques: A Study of 100 Patients

Introduction: Nasal packing is frequently utilized for bleeding control and healing promotion after nasal procedures. However, it can also cause damage to the nasal mucosa and slow the recovery process. This investigation aims to evaluate nasal mucosal healing in 100 patients with various nasal packing methods. Methods: A prospective study performed involving 100 participants who underwent nasal surgeries and were treated with diverse nasal packing approaches. Participants were split into four categories: no packing, saline-impregnated packing, antibiotic-impregnated packing, and hyaluronic acid-impregnated packing. Endoscopic assessment and mucosal healing scoring systems were used to evaluate nasal mucosal healing. Results: The study found that the hyaluronic acid-impregnated packing group had substantially better nasal mucosal healing along with reduced discomfort and pain than the other groups. The saline-impregnated and antibiotic-impregnated packing groups experienced less favorable healing outcomes. Conclusion: Hyaluronic acid-impregnated packing is a safe and effective nasal packing material that offers improved nasal mucosal healing outcomes along with decreased postoperative pain and discomfort.

Hyaluronic Acid, Saline Impregnation, Nasal Packing, Hemostatic, Septoplasty, Rhinoplasty, Sinus Surgery

APA Style

Kashiroygoud Biradar, Sanjay Kumar. (2023). Assessment of Nasal Mucosal Healing with Different Nasal Packing Techniques: A Study of 100 Patients. International Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering, 11(2), 20-26.

ACS Style

Kashiroygoud Biradar; Sanjay Kumar. Assessment of Nasal Mucosal Healing with Different Nasal Packing Techniques: A Study of 100 Patients. Int. J. Biomed. Sci. Eng. 2023, 11(2), 20-26. doi: 10.11648/j.ijbse.20231102.11

AMA Style

Kashiroygoud Biradar, Sanjay Kumar. Assessment of Nasal Mucosal Healing with Different Nasal Packing Techniques: A Study of 100 Patients. Int J Biomed Sci Eng. 2023;11(2):20-26. doi: 10.11648/j.ijbse.20231102.11

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