Manipulation of fractured nose using mallet and champagne cork.
Summary of "Manipulation of fractured nose using mallet and champagne cork."
We describe an alternative method of manipulating fractured nasal bones using a surgical mallet and a champagne cork. This method enables accurate fracture reduction with minimal skin trauma, by affording the surgeon a high level of control. This method may be applied successfully to late-presenting fractures.
Department of ENT/Head and Neck Surgery, Lister Hospital, Stevenage, UK.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: The Journal of laryngology and otology
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20937169
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022215110002008
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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Adjustment and manipulation of the vertebral column.
Musculoskeletal manipulation based on the principles of OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE developed in 1874 by Dr Andrew Taylor Still.
Disorders of the nose, general or unspecified.
Tumors or cancer of the NOSE.
A part of the upper respiratory tract. It contains the organ of SMELL. The term includes the external nose, the nasal cavity, and the PARANASAL SINUSES.