Debate remains over the safest and most definitive operative approach: the Caldwell-Luc (CWL) approach, the endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) approach, or a combination of the two.
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Available data suggest that complication rates of alloplastic implants are similar to those seen with autologous costal cartilage and may be acceptable in select patient populations.
There is insufficient evidence to support the use of acupuncture in CRS.
Multiple therapeutic options may be effective for treating mild pediatric OSA including observation, management with anti-inflammatory medications, and surgery.
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.