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VOLUME 3 , ISSUE 1 ( January-April, 2010 ) > List of Articles


Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea: The Place for Endoscopic Surgery

Arvind Soni

Keywords : CSF rhinorrhea,fascia lata,underlay

Citation Information : Soni A. Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea: The Place for Endoscopic Surgery. Clin Rhinol An Int J 2010; 3 (1):11-12.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10013-1018

Published Online: 01-04-2010

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2010; The Author(s).


Transnasal endoscopic repair of CSF rhinorrhea is an effective and safe procedure. A retrospective follow-up of nineteen patients who underwent transnasal endoscopic repair was done. A variety of graft materials and grafting techniques were used. None of the patients had any complications or required revision surgery.

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