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Functional endoscopic sinus surgery is a preferred modality of treatment for nasal polyposis.
Middle turbinate medialization technique in functional endoscopic sinus surgery. I Otolaryngol 2000;29(3):144-7.
The medical treatment options include topical and oral steroids, macrolide antibiotics, diuretic nasal washes and intra-polyp steroid injection5-7, while the surgical treatment options include polypectomy and functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS)8.
Boezaart et al (1995) made a comparative study between sodium nitroprusside and esmolol using inducing hypotension in functional endoscopic sinus surgery and found that superior surgical conditions were seen with esmolol even with mild hypotension (MAP > 65 mmHg).
During the postoperative follow-up, recurrence was detected which was treated with functional endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) and no additional complications were observed (Figure 1).
As such concurrent functional endoscopic sinus surgery for the left maxillary sinus was considered.
Pessey, "Functional endoscopic sinus surgery and 109 mycetomas of paranasal sinuses," Laryngoscope, vol.
More recently, functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) was performed in 15 patients aged 27-72 years with sinusitis for more than 3 months.
Powered instrumentation in functional endoscopic sinus surgery. I: Surgical technique.
Conclusion: Combination of oral and topical corticosteroids was significantly better with decrease recurrence as compared to topical steroids only in cases of chronic rhinosinusitis who were operated with functional endoscopic sinus surgery.
Many techniques have been proposed to improve the field of functional endoscopic sinus surgery. [1] Many pharmacological as well as non-pharmacological techniques have been tried.
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