Steroid-releasing sinus implant deemed effective, safe

(HealthDay)—For patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS), placement of an hourglass-shaped bioabsorbable, steroid-releasing sinus implant improves postoperative outcomes when placed in the frontal sinus ostia (FSO) after ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Guidance issued for endoscopic management of foreign bodies

(HealthDay)—Guidelines, published online Jan. 25 in the Journal of Digestive Diseases, have been developed for endoscopic management of foreign bodies in the upper gastrointestinal tract.


Novel algorithm can classify chronic rhinosinusitis

(HealthDay)—A novel scoring system and algorithm can be used to classify eosinophilic chronic rhinosinusitis (ECRS) by disease severity, according to a study published online May 6 in Allergy.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sinonasal outcome test validated for endoscopic Sx

(HealthDay)—Statistical and measurement evidence validates the comparison of the 22-item Sinonasal Outcome Test (SNOT-22) responses or scale scores before and after endoscopic sinus surgery to quantify changes in symptoms ...

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