Intranasal bleeding is very common, costly and have a negative impact on patients quality of life. In particular chronic cases (3), epistaxis also greatly impact caregivers quality of life. The “disease” incidence is increasing due to population ageing and, mechanically, the growth of the number of patients suffering from cardiovascular diseases and treated with anticoagulants.
(1) Changing Trends in the Management of Epistaxis, Traboulsi H et al. International Journal of Otolaryngology Volume 2015
(3) Patients « Rendu-Osler »