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Bismuth iodoform paraffin paste: a review.

06:00 EDT 13th July 2011 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Bismuth iodoform paraffin paste: a review."

Introduction:This article reviews the literature pertaining to bismuth iodoform paraffin paste.Overview:Bismuth iodoform paraffin paste is used in most otolaryngology departments on a daily basis. Questions about its properties are common in postgraduate otolaryngology examinations. This article reviews bismuth iodoform paraffin paste's current and historical usage, constituents, properties, side effects, and radiographic properties, and its alternatives in otological and rhinological practice.

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Department of Otolaryngology, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK.

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Name: The Journal of laryngology and otology
ISSN: 1748-5460
Pages: 1-5

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