TORONTO—Techniques in functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) have come a long way since their inception, and there are new ways of working with patients. Experts discussed advances in FESS during a panel session at the annual AAO–HNS conference here.
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In terms of technology, “the evolution of sinus imagery really has mirrored our sinus surgery evolution,” said Raj Sindwani, MD, session moderator and Assistant Professor at St. Louis University.
Today, “we have detailed registration processes, great reconstructions, and multimodel navigation capabilities. These are permitting us to really push the envelope as we chase disease processes into smaller recesses of the head,” he said.