Functional Outcome Evaluation of Septorhinoplasty for Nasal Obstruction

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

A prospective single blinded interventional study was held in Otorhinolaryngology Clinic, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre in August 2010 until November 2012 to evaluate the functional outcome of septorhinoplasty objectively and subjectively. Objective assessment was done using rhinomanometry and subjective assessment using Nasal Obstruction Symptoms Evaluation (NOSE) scale and Health-Related Quality of Life Questionnaires (HRQOL) in Rhino Surgery. All measurements were taken preoperatively and 3 months postoperatively. A total of 29 patients were enrolled and completed the study. Septorhinoplasty was commonly performed in Malays and Indians and rare amongst Chinese, with age ranged from 18 to 54 years. Majority had no history of trauma. Twisted nose was the most common external nose abnormality followed by crooked and saddle nose. All patients had internal valve insufficiency. There were significant improvement of the total and of all the parameters in the NOSE scale post septorhinoplasty (p < 0.05). Furthermore, there were significant improvement in total and in all parameters in HRQOL score post septorhinoplasty (p < 0.05). There were improvements in the rhinomanometry data bilaterally during inspiration and expiration, but were not statistically significant (p > 0.05). Significant correlations were noted in the improvement between the two subjective assessments (NOSE scale and HRQOL score). However, there was no significant correlation in the improvement between the subjective (NOSE scale and HRQOL score) with objective (rhinomanometry score) assessments. Septorhinoplasty improves the nasal airflow and quality of life of patients with nasal obstruction.

Original languageEnglish
JournalIndian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
DOIs
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 11 Sep 2015

Fingerprint

Nasal Obstruction
Symptom Assessment
Nose
Quality of Life
Rhinomanometry
Malaysia
Otolaryngology
Wounds and Injuries
Surveys and Questionnaires

Keywords

  • Nasal obstruction
  • Quality of life
  • Rhinomanometry
  • Rhinoplasty

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Surgery

Cite this

@article{6c8c7ce8221142ed8f8cadf260aa24e0,
title = "Functional Outcome Evaluation of Septorhinoplasty for Nasal Obstruction",
abstract = "A prospective single blinded interventional study was held in Otorhinolaryngology Clinic, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre in August 2010 until November 2012 to evaluate the functional outcome of septorhinoplasty objectively and subjectively. Objective assessment was done using rhinomanometry and subjective assessment using Nasal Obstruction Symptoms Evaluation (NOSE) scale and Health-Related Quality of Life Questionnaires (HRQOL) in Rhino Surgery. All measurements were taken preoperatively and 3 months postoperatively. A total of 29 patients were enrolled and completed the study. Septorhinoplasty was commonly performed in Malays and Indians and rare amongst Chinese, with age ranged from 18 to 54 years. Majority had no history of trauma. Twisted nose was the most common external nose abnormality followed by crooked and saddle nose. All patients had internal valve insufficiency. There were significant improvement of the total and of all the parameters in the NOSE scale post septorhinoplasty (p < 0.05). Furthermore, there were significant improvement in total and in all parameters in HRQOL score post septorhinoplasty (p < 0.05). There were improvements in the rhinomanometry data bilaterally during inspiration and expiration, but were not statistically significant (p > 0.05). Significant correlations were noted in the improvement between the two subjective assessments (NOSE scale and HRQOL score). However, there was no significant correlation in the improvement between the subjective (NOSE scale and HRQOL score) with objective (rhinomanometry score) assessments. Septorhinoplasty improves the nasal airflow and quality of life of patients with nasal obstruction.",
keywords = "Nasal obstruction, Quality of life, Rhinomanometry, Rhinoplasty",
author = "Zahedi, {Farah Dayana} and Salina Husain and Gendeh, {Balwant Singh}",
year = "2015",
month = "9",
day = "11",
doi = "10.1007/s12070-015-0899-3",
language = "English",
journal = "Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery",
issn = "2231-3796",
publisher = "Springer India",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Functional Outcome Evaluation of Septorhinoplasty for Nasal Obstruction

AU - Zahedi, Farah Dayana

AU - Husain, Salina

AU - Gendeh, Balwant Singh

PY - 2015/9/11

Y1 - 2015/9/11

N2 - A prospective single blinded interventional study was held in Otorhinolaryngology Clinic, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre in August 2010 until November 2012 to evaluate the functional outcome of septorhinoplasty objectively and subjectively. Objective assessment was done using rhinomanometry and subjective assessment using Nasal Obstruction Symptoms Evaluation (NOSE) scale and Health-Related Quality of Life Questionnaires (HRQOL) in Rhino Surgery. All measurements were taken preoperatively and 3 months postoperatively. A total of 29 patients were enrolled and completed the study. Septorhinoplasty was commonly performed in Malays and Indians and rare amongst Chinese, with age ranged from 18 to 54 years. Majority had no history of trauma. Twisted nose was the most common external nose abnormality followed by crooked and saddle nose. All patients had internal valve insufficiency. There were significant improvement of the total and of all the parameters in the NOSE scale post septorhinoplasty (p < 0.05). Furthermore, there were significant improvement in total and in all parameters in HRQOL score post septorhinoplasty (p < 0.05). There were improvements in the rhinomanometry data bilaterally during inspiration and expiration, but were not statistically significant (p > 0.05). Significant correlations were noted in the improvement between the two subjective assessments (NOSE scale and HRQOL score). However, there was no significant correlation in the improvement between the subjective (NOSE scale and HRQOL score) with objective (rhinomanometry score) assessments. Septorhinoplasty improves the nasal airflow and quality of life of patients with nasal obstruction.

AB - A prospective single blinded interventional study was held in Otorhinolaryngology Clinic, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre in August 2010 until November 2012 to evaluate the functional outcome of septorhinoplasty objectively and subjectively. Objective assessment was done using rhinomanometry and subjective assessment using Nasal Obstruction Symptoms Evaluation (NOSE) scale and Health-Related Quality of Life Questionnaires (HRQOL) in Rhino Surgery. All measurements were taken preoperatively and 3 months postoperatively. A total of 29 patients were enrolled and completed the study. Septorhinoplasty was commonly performed in Malays and Indians and rare amongst Chinese, with age ranged from 18 to 54 years. Majority had no history of trauma. Twisted nose was the most common external nose abnormality followed by crooked and saddle nose. All patients had internal valve insufficiency. There were significant improvement of the total and of all the parameters in the NOSE scale post septorhinoplasty (p < 0.05). Furthermore, there were significant improvement in total and in all parameters in HRQOL score post septorhinoplasty (p < 0.05). There were improvements in the rhinomanometry data bilaterally during inspiration and expiration, but were not statistically significant (p > 0.05). Significant correlations were noted in the improvement between the two subjective assessments (NOSE scale and HRQOL score). However, there was no significant correlation in the improvement between the subjective (NOSE scale and HRQOL score) with objective (rhinomanometry score) assessments. Septorhinoplasty improves the nasal airflow and quality of life of patients with nasal obstruction.

KW - Nasal obstruction

KW - Quality of life

KW - Rhinomanometry

KW - Rhinoplasty

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=84941346060&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=84941346060&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1007/s12070-015-0899-3

DO - 10.1007/s12070-015-0899-3

M3 - Article

AN - SCOPUS:84941346060

JO - Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery

JF - Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery

SN - 2231-3796

ER -