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Acronym for functional endoscopic sinus surgery.
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functional endoscopic sinus surgeryA generic term for a group of endoscopic procedures used to manage severe or treatment-refractory sinus problems, including sinusitis and nasal polyps, recalcitrant infections and other complaints.
Endoscopes measuring 2.7 mm (for paediatrics) to 4 mm diameter, using Hopkins rod lens technology.
No incisions, increased safety, shorter recuperation time.
Haemorrhage, ocular bleeding, optic nerve damage, CSF leakage, meningitis, brain abscess, intracranial haemorrhage, anosmia, lacrimal duct injury.
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Abbreviation for functional endoscopic sinus surgery.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
functional endoscopic sinus surgery.
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