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 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/alr.21718
  • Title of Journal : International forum of allergy & rhinology
  • Page Numbers: pp.768-73


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.