International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 7 Issue 3, March 2018


Anterior Epistaxis Management Using BPC v/s Silver Nitrate, Outcome - A Review

Baba Aijaz Khaliq, Iftikhar Ali Wazir, Bilal Shafiq Dar, Nadhia Bhagat, Kulwinder Singh Mehta


Abstract: Epistaxis is one of the most common emergencies in otorhinolaryngology. Epistaxis has vast casutive factors which can be local or systemic. However this study was conducted mereley to evaluate various methods used to manage anterior epistaxis irrespective of cause mainly these two methods (BPC) Bipolar cautrisation and silver nitrate. Epistaxis has been broadly classified in following types -anterior epistaxis -posterior epistaxis -primary epistaxis -secondary epistaxis -childhood epistaxis -adult epistaxis Epistaxis is usually managed by simple conservative methods on OPD (outdoor patient department) basis however some times it can prove fatal. Various methods are evluated in this study for the management of anterior epistaxis (mainly as day care). This study was conducted in GMC SMHS hospital srinagar from march 2016 to october 2016 to analyse bipolar cautrising and silver nitrate used for management of anterior epistaxis. Various methods of managing epistaxis include- Mannual compression Light pathy packing Anterior nasal packing Posterior nasal packing Warm water irrigation Merocell packing TCA cautrisation Endoscopic BPC Surgical vessel ligation methods.


Keywords: OPD, BPC


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 3, March 2018,


Pages: 101 - 103


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Baba Aijaz Khaliq, Iftikhar Ali Wazir, Bilal Shafiq Dar, Nadhia Bhagat, Kulwinder Singh Mehta, "Anterior Epistaxis Management Using BPC v/s Silver Nitrate, Outcome - A Review", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=16021804, Volume 7 Issue 3, March 2018, 101 - 103

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