nasoantral

nasoantral

 [na″zo-an´tral]
pertaining to the nose and maxillary antrum.
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na·so·an·tral

(nā'zō-an'trăl),
Relating to the nose and maxillary sinus.
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na·so·an·tral

(nā'zō-an'trăl)
Relating to the nose and the maxillary sinus.
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na·so·an·tral

(nā'zō-an'trăl)
Relating to nose and maxillary sinus.
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Previously, the treatment of maxillary sinus mucoceles was based on Caldwell-Luc sinusectomy, with the creation of a nasoantral window through the inferior meatus and a complete removal of the maxillary sinus lining to avoid recurrence.
Coronal computed tomography (CT) of the sinuses also showed minimal antral mucosal changes and widely patent inferior nasoantral windows (figure, C).
The effect of a temporary nasoantral window on mucociliary clearance.
Removal of this tissue with a microdebrider revealed the presence of two adjacent, previously placed nasoantral windows (figure, C).
The placement of an inferior meatal nasoantral window (inferior meatal antrostomy or intranasal antrostomy) was a popular surgical procedure for the management of maxillary sinus disease in the 1980s.
It has been well established that mucus is cleared from the maxillary sinus via the natural ostium even in the presence of large nasoantral or middle meatal windows that are separate from the natural ostia.
The recirculation phenomenon has been observed in the sphenoid sinus.9 It has also been documented in a maxillary sinus following the creation of nasoantral windows.