Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

AAO-HNSF updated clinical practice guideline: Adult sinusitis

An updated clinical practice guideline from the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation published today in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery identifies quality improvement opportunities and ...

Immunology

Study finds unique form of chronic sinusitis in older patients

Older patients with a diagnosis of chronic sinusitis—a disease of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses that often persists over many years—have a unique inflammatory signature that may render them less responsive to ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Imaging tests identify role of allergies in chronic sinus disease

Exposing patients with chronic sinus disease to allergens and then obtaining repeated images by X-ray or ultrasound reveals that nasal allergies may be involved in some cases of chronic sinus disease, according to a report ...

Other

Surgery helps chronic sinusitis sufferers get relief

Adults with chronic rhinosinusitis —a debilitating inflammation of the nasal passages that lasts for months and keeps coming back — report significantly improved quality of life following minimally invasive endoscopic ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study vindicates dual treatment regimen

A combination of oral and nasal steroids can significantly improve the treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis - a common and often debilitating form of sinusitis - and help avoid surgery, according to new research carried out ...

Medical research

Insights gained from growing cold-causing virus on sinus tissue

Using sinus tissue removed during surgery at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have managed to grow a recently discovered species of human rhinovirus (HRV), the ...

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