Laser-assisted Resection Of Inverted Papilloma Part 1 of 2

Survey

Indications:

  • Tumor localized to sinonasal tract
  • Papilloma with inverted features on histopathology

Highlights:

  • Tumor debulked to identify site of attachment
  • Clear tumor margins are verified by frozen section
  • Laser may be used to remove mucosa, bone, or cartilage

Keep in Mind/Things to Remember:

  • Laser is just another tool for removing tissue
  • Endoscopic follow-up is important to evaluate for any kind of recurrence.