For a long time, medial maxillectomy with ethmoidectomy
via lateral rhinotomy was recommended as the treatment gold standard for IP .
After preoperation assessment including subjective complains (snoring, sleep apnea, nasal blockage, mouth breathing, and daytime fatigue) and objective assessment (BMI, ENT examination, PSG, and computed tomography [CT] scan), all 12 patients went through bilateral endoscopic total ethmoidectomy
, bilateral endoscopic middle meatal antrostomy with removal of maxillary sinus tissue, bilateral submucous resection of the inferior turbinates, and bilateral outfracturing of the inferior turbinates.
The patient is directed to the ENT Surgery Department of Bucharest Hospital where an anterior left ethmoidectomy
was performed, with minimal improvement of the symptoms after surgery.
The conference was preceded by courses and workshops on Skull Base Surgery: From open to endoscopic- the transition and evolution, Nasal/sinus anatomy for the neurosurgeons- the intranasal landmarks, antrostomy, ethmoidectomy
, Endoscopic approaches to the pituitary and the skull base-Tips and the techniques, anatomical dissection besides indications and limitations of endoscopic approach to anterior skull base.
under endoscopial control.
Anterior and posterior ethmoidectomy
done to expose the site of leak.
A left medial maxillectomy and ethmoidectomy
A 5-year (January 2002-December 2006) retrospective hospital chart review of patients with acute complicated sinusitis who underwent external fronto-ethmoidectomy (or ethmoidectomy
) with maxillary sinus washout was performed.
Chlorhexidine has been reported to cause corneal damage during presurgical skin preparation during cataract surgery (47), craniotomy (48), ethmoidectomy
(48), blepharoplasty and facial reconstructive surgery (49) or by accidental spillage into the eyes (50).
quadrilineata was cultured from a biopsy specimen; the patient was successfully treated with external ethmoidectomy
, granulocyte transfusions, and topical and systemic therapy with a lipid formulation of amphotericin B.
Open biopsy with anterior ethmoidectomy
, left maxillary antrectomy, left total ethmoidectomy
, left sphenoidectomy was performed, which showed nonseptate hyphae with right angle branching consistent with the diagnosis of mucormycosis (Figure 1).
Most patients had a total ethmoidectomy
. Patients aged 1-18 years at the time of surgery were followed for 12-20 years.