"Turbinates" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The scroll-like bony plates with curved margins on the lateral wall of the NASAL CAVITY. Turbinates, also called nasal concha, increase the surface area of nasal cavity thus providing a mechanism for rapid warming and humidification of air as it passes to the lung.
- Nasal Concha
- Nasal Conchas
- Conchae Nasales
- Conchae Nasale
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Turbinates" by people in Profiles.
Management of the middle turbinate during and after sinus surgery. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2022 Feb 01; 30(1):40-45.
Using the Middle Turbinate to Protect the Skull Base in Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Surgery: A Cadaver Study. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2021 Jan; 35(1):59-63.
Size of septectomy does not affect distribution of nasal irrigation after endoscopic modified Lothrop procedure. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2018 10; 8(10):1127-1131.
Clinical practice guideline: Allergic rhinitis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Feb; 152(1 Suppl):S1-43.
Prediction of outcome of radiofrequency ablation of the inferior turbinates. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2014 Jun; 4(6):470-4.
Anatomy and physiology of the upper airway. Proc Am Thorac Soc. 2011 Mar; 8(1):31-9.
Assessing nasal air flow: options and utility. Proc Am Thorac Soc. 2011 Mar; 8(1):70-8.
An operative approach to the treatment of refractory cutaneous nasal sarcoid: a case report and review of the literature. Ann Plast Surg. 2009 Dec; 63(6):685-7.
Acoustic rhinometry evaluation of radiofrequency ablation of the turbinates. Kulak Burun Bogaz Ihtis Derg. 2009 Mar-Apr; 19(2):62-6.
Acoustic rhinometry: should we be using it? Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 Feb; 14(1):29-34.