Evaluation of nasal mucociliary transport rate according to nasal septum deviation type.

Dogan R., TUGRUL S., Erdogan E. B., Eren S. B., Ozturan O.

International forum of allergy & rhinology, vol.6, no.7, pp.768-73, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/alr.21718
  • Journal Name: International forum of allergy & rhinology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.768-73
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


BackgroundNasal septum deviation (NSD) may affect mucociliary activity (MCA) to varying degrees, depending upon the severity of the deviation. We used rhinoscintigraphy to determine the impact of the various NSD types on MCA.