Acoustic Rhinometry is mentioned as an objective measurement for functional rhinoplasty in the May 2017 issue and review by Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America: Functional Rhinoplasty
International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology, 2005
Authors: Orcesi da Costa, G. G., Ctenas, B. B., Takahashi, D. Y., Mion, O. Mello, Jr., J. F., Butugan, O.
Conclusion: 1). Acoustic Rhinometry (ARNM) presented statistically expressive correlation with signs and symptoms before and after vasoconstrictor use when analyzed five centimeters nostrils inward.
2). There was no statistically expressive correlation between ARNM and signs and symptoms when analyzed two or three centimeters nasal cavity inward.
3). There was no ARNM correlation with signs and symptoms before vasoconstrictor use.
4). There was no NPF correlation with signs and symptoms either before or after vasoconstrictor use.