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What is nasal packing in sinus surgery?

Satish Govindaraj, MD
Ear, Nose & Throat (Otolaryngology)
Nasal packing absorbs mucus after surgery. In this video,  Satish Govindaraj, MD, director of endoscopic skull base surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, explains why it is avoided where possible.

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