A Study of Septorhinoplasty by Open Technique

  • Mohammad Saquib Assistant Professor Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi.
  • Musharraf Husain Professor Surgery, Department of Surgery, Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi.
  • Nida Khan Senior Resident, ESIC Hospital, Okhla, New Delhi, India.
  • Bhoopendra Singh Assistant Professor NeuroSurgery, Department of Surgery, Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi.
Keywords: Septohinoplasty


Background: This study aimed to assess the reasons for which patients seek rhinoplasty, viz aesthetic, functional and psychosocial reasons. The study included 20 patients with traumatic, infective and congenital nasal deformities and were taken up for open septorhinoplasty.

Methods: This study was carried out in the Department of Surgery at Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi. The duration of study was from April 2017 to May 2018. It was a prospective study. All the patients who underwent open septorhinoplasty were assessed for outcome using Alsarraf questionnaire. Other patient data including demographic data, comorbid conditions etc were considered.

Results: After completion of surgeries patients were subjected to the questions of the questionnaire and final results were noted. Results were also assessed on the basis of comparative photographs, both taken pre and post operatively.

Conclusions: Based on the conducted studies and after analysis of available literature, it may be concluded that functional and aesthetic results after open septorhinoplasty have an influence on quality of life of the patients. This study includes all the three aspects ie, aesthetic, functional and psychosocial, for which most of the patients seek rhinoplasty and the results of our study is comparable to various other studies.


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How to Cite
Saquib M, Husain M, Khan N, Singh B. A Study of Septorhinoplasty by Open Technique . Int Arch BioMed Clin Res [Internet]. 2019Sep.30 [cited 2021Apr.16];5(3):35-0. Available from: https://www.iabcr.org/index.php/iabcr/article/view/495