endoscopic sinus surgery


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endoscopic sinus surgery

Surgery to the sinuses surrounding the nose performed by a minimally-invasive technique using a direct-vision endoscopic approach via a nostril. Local or general anaesthesia can be used and various operations to enlarge the drainage outlets of the sinuses and remove diseases tissue.
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Ophthalmic complications of endoscopic sinus surgery. Braz J Otorhinolaryngol.
One of the primary aims of endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) is to enlarge the sinus ostia to facilitate sinus drainage and aeration and thereby prevent future sinus infections.
Keywords: Endoscopic sinus surgery, Extended applications, Orbit, Powered instruments, Skull base.
* To study the clinical effectiveness and role of functional endoscopic sinus surgery for removal of nasal polyps.
Wormald updates the book to account for refinements that continue to take place in the development of endoscopic sinus surgery, revising some chapters minimally and others extensively.
MiTLAF: Middle turbinate lateralisation with adhesion formation MT: Middle turbinate NJ: New Jersey USA: United States of American TTM: Temporary turbinate medialisation suture FESS: Functional endoscopic sinus surgery CRSsNP: Chronic rhinosinusitis without nasal polyposis CRSwNP: Chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis.
He noticed diplopia upon waking from general anesthesia after an endoscopic sinus surgery which included bilateral ethmoidectomy and medial maxillary antrostomy for chronic sinusitis at an outside facility.
Endoscopic sinus surgery was performed for chronic rhinosinusitis 1 day previously.
Conclusion: Functional endoscopic sinus surgery is preferred as a primary treatment modality for primary and recurrent nasal polyposis.
Therefore, the current study was planned to examine the variations in septal deviations in patients suffering from CRS who underwent functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS).
Understanding the complex anatomy of the skull base is crucial for the safe endoscopic sinus surgery; inadvertent violation of the cribriform plate may cause CSF leak, direct penetration trauma to the dura, serious intracranial and intracerebral complications.
Background: This retrospective study was conducted to describe and compare the clinical characteristics of primary mucoceles occurring in patients without a previous history of sinus surgery, the cause of mucoceles and secondary mucoceles resulting as a complication following endoscopic sinus surgery, and the Caldwell-Luc operation.

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