Title:
Destructive complication due to the use of a microdebrider: a case report
Authors:
S. Civelek , I. Sayin , A. Yilmaz and S. Turgut 1 3
Institutions:
1st Ear Nose Thro2t-Head Neck Surgery Clinic, N eurosurgery Clinic, ili Etfal Teaching and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey; Ear Nose Throat-Head Neck Surgery Clinic, Bakirköy Dr. Sadi Konuk Teaching and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
Keywords:
Microdebrider; complication; skull base defect; rhinorrhea; open surgery
Pages:
289 - 292
Abstract:
Destructive complication due to the use of a microdebrider: a case report. Microdebriders are powered tools used in ear, nose, and throat surgeries. In this case, a use of a microdebrider in a patient who underwent revision endos- copic sinus surgery for nasal polyposis resulted in a destructive complication, namely a large skull base defect.
Issue:
Vol. 7, 2011, 4th trimester


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Destructive complication due to the use of a microdebrider: a case report