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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Endoscopic and microscopic stapes surgery have similar audiological success, but some data suggest lower chorda tympani injury and postoperative taste disturbance risk with the endoscope.
A look at whether a prescription of voice rest has a meaningful impact on vocal outcomes following CO2 laser resection of superficial
vocal cord lesions.
ESS can be considered in patients that are refractory to medical management as a non-destructive option, as risk to hearing is low.
Preoperatively administered GCS improved olfaction in CRS patients with nasal polyps is comparable to surgery, and changes in steroids predicted olfactory outcome postoperatively.
The existing literature still suggests that the highest locoregional control and survival rates are achieved with surgery.
Both septoplasty and rhinoplasty are associated with mostly mild pain, and postoperative opioid requirements are quite low.
Statin use is associated with decreased rates of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) based on a nationally representative sample of outpatient visits in the United States.