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Numerical Study of the Aerodynamic Effects of Septoplasty and Partial Lateral Turbinectomy

2008-02-01
OZLUGEDIK, Samet
NAKIBOGLU, Gunes
Sert, Cüneyt
Elhan, Alaittin
Tönük, Ergin
Akyar, Serdar
Tekdemir, Ibrahim
Objectives: To investigate, first, the effects of septal deviation and concha bullosa on nasal airflow, and second, the aerodynamic changes induced by septoplasty and partial lateral turbinectomy, using computational fluid dynamics (CFD).