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

OZLUGEDIK S., NAKIBOGLU G., SERT C., Elhan A., TÖNÜK E., Akyar S., ...More

LARYNGOSCOPE, vol.118, no.2, pp.330-334, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 118 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/mlg.0b013e318159aa26
  • Journal Name: LARYNGOSCOPE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.330-334
  • Keywords: Numerical simulation, computational fluid dynamics, septal deviation, concha bullosa, nasal cavity, NASAL AIR-FLOW, SIMULATION, TEMPERATURE, SURGERY, INSPIRATION, RESISTANCE, DYNAMICS, MODEL, NOSE
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes


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).