Comparison of Radiofrequency Thermal Ablation and Microdebrider-Assisted Turbinoplasty in Inferior Turbinate Hypertrophy: A Prospective, Randomized, and Clinical Study.

Akagun F., İMAMOĞLU M., Cobanoglu H. B., Ural A.

Turkish archives of otorhinolaryngology, vol.54, no.3, pp.118-123, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 54 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tao.2016.1747
  • Journal Name: Turkish archives of otorhinolaryngology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)
  • Page Numbers: pp.118-123
  • Keywords: Turbinate, hypertrophy, surgical treatment, radiofrequency, microdebrider, VOLUMETRIC TISSUE REDUCTION, NASAL PATENCY, RHINOMANOMETRY, MANAGEMENT, SENSATION
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: To compare the effectiveness of radiofrequency thermal ablation with those of microdebrider-assisted turbinoplasty, we designed a prospective, randomized clinical study.