Topical epinephrine is generally safe for use in endoscopic sinus surgery, with caution in adult patients with cardiovascular comorbidities.
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The use of topical high-volume budesonide irrigation does not appear to have a significant effect on IOP and carries a low risk of HPA axis suppression when used long term.
Surgical intervention is indicated when patients have four to six episodes of acute sinusitis lasting four weeks or less each with asymptomatic periods in the interim.
Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT), also known as Osler-Weber-Rendu syndrome, often manifests with epistaxis.
The benefits of cocaine are unique in terms of its singular ability to both vasoconstrict and anesthetize the nasal mucosa
Reliance on CT for selection of septoplasty candidates is discouraged
Otolaryngologists should therefore pay more attention to this structure, especially as it may play a role in regulating nasal airflow and humidifying inspired air
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