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Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

  • Dean M. Clerico
  • David W. Kennedy
  • David Henick

Abstract

Sinus surgery has undergone a dramatic change within the last 10 years owing in large part to the introduction of the nasal telescope. This device, along with the instrumentation developed to use with it, has permitted highly accurate diagnosis and effective treatment of chronic sinus disease. The key to diagnosing chronic or recurrent sinusitis is adequate visualization of the ostiomeatal complex (OMC). The importance of limited disease in the OMC as a cause of chronic and recurrent sinusitis has only recently gained widespread acceptance.

Keywords

Maxillary Sinus Frontal Sinus Middle Turbinate Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Lateral Nasal Wall 
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  • Dean M. Clerico
  • David W. Kennedy
  • David Henick

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