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wjps 2014, 3(2): 119-121 Back to browse issues page
Pulmonary Artery Pressure in Patients with Markedly Deviated Septum Candidate for Septorhinoplasty
Seyed Esmail Hassanpour , Seyed Mehdi Moosavizadeh , Mohsen Fadaei Araghi , Bahram Eshraghi
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BACKGROUND The nasal septal deviation (NSD) is one of the major causes of nasal obstruction. This condition increases upper airway resistance. In This study we evaluated the mean pulmonary artery pressure (MPAP) in patients with markedly deviated septum. METHODS Sixty two patients with NSD (Age range: 26-45 years, 34 men and 28 women) were included in the study. Mean pulmonary artery pressure was measured in preoperative period by Doppler echocardiography with the assistance of an expert cardiologist. RESULTS The mean preoperative MPAP value (22.5 mmHg in men and 20.03 mmHg in women) of the patients in this study was higher than normal population (20 mmHg). The MPAP of nine patients (14.5%) was greater than 25 mmHg. This value was significantly higher than values for normal population. CONCLUSION Markedly deviated septum had improper effects in cardiovascular system due to increase in MPAP.
Keywords: Nasal septum, Deviation, Septorhinoplasty, Pulmonary artery pressure
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/02/10 | Accepted: 2014/05/4 | Published: 2014/05/4
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Hassanpour S E, Moosavizadeh S M, Fadaei Araghi M, Eshraghi B. Pulmonary Artery Pressure in Patients with Markedly Deviated Septum Candidate for Septorhinoplasty. wjps. 2014; 3 (2) :119-121
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