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Heavy Duty - October 2016 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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1 2 0 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • M A Y 2 0 1 6 A Simpler Way to Treat Nasal Valve Collapse Treating nasal valve collapse has traditionally required complex, painful and potentially disfiguring surgery. Now there's a minimally invasive fix: an absorbable nasal implant called Latera that improves breathing by supporting both the upper and lower lateral nasal carti- lage. A multi-center clinical study found that implanted patients had results in the range of those produced by more invasive techniques, with no cosmetic downside, says the company. And since there's vir- tually no learning curve involved, both ENTs and plastic surgeons can implant the Latera. spiroxmed.com Product News G r e a t i d e a s f o r y o u r O R

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