Analysis of Patient Response to Preoperative Computerized Video Imaging

J. Regan Thomas, M. Sean Freeman, Daniel J. Remmler, Tamara K. Ehlert

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Abstract

Preoperative computer-assisted video imaging was performed on 50 consecutive rhinoplasty candidates, along with routine preoperative photographs and assessment. Each patient then completed a questionnaire dealing with the imaging process. Patient acceptance of the imaging process was excellent. Responses indicated that most patients felt that video imaging improved communication between patient and surgeon, increased patient confidence in surgery and surgeon, and enhanced the patient-physician relationship. The future use of computer-assisted video imaging in teaching, preoperative planning, and improved postoperative patient satisfaction is discussed. (Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1989;115:793-796)

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)793-796
Number of pages4
JournalArchives of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery
Volume115
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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