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The frontal sinuses are most frequently affected (60-65%), followed by the ethmoid (20-30%), maxillary (10%) and sphenoid (2-3%).
2) The sphenoid sinus has been considered a more challenging sinus to view with the lighted guide wire; unlike the other three paranasal sinuses, the sphenoid sinus is "hidden" from view because of its more posterior location.
Acclarent Cyclops™ Multi-Angle Endoscope and the Relieva Luma Sentry™ Sinus Illumination System allows the surgeon to directly visualise the natural opening of the sinuses, even parts which are just a few millimeters wide, and examine many angles with one scope.
Acclarent's comprehensive visualization capabilities enable surgeons to confidently access, dilate and irrigate targeted sinuses throughout every aspect of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (ESS) with Balloon Sinuplasty(TM) Technology, and provide their patients with minimally invasive options that have been repeatedly proven safe and effective worldwide.
Goldenseal, (Hydrastis Canadensis) is believed to help reduce inflammation of the mucous membranes, such as those lining the throat, sinuses, and lungs enabling the tissues to resume their protective role.
When people say, "I'm having a sinus attack," they usually are referring to symptoms in one or more of four pairs of cavities, or sinuses, known as paranasal sinuses.
The InstaTrak computer provides the surgeon with an unprecedented, personalized road map to a patient's sinuses and real-time tracking of the surgical tool - vital information considering the honeycomb of sinuses in the skull are separated by mere fractions of an inch from the eyes and brain.
The main purpose of the sinuses is to lighten the weight of the bones in your skull.
Agenesis of the sphenoid sinuses is a very rarely encountered anatomic variation.
March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Most ENTs and physicians who have prescribed Sinus Dynamics have always asked if it would be better to have a clinical study done on the amount of medication deposited and penetrated into the sinuses.
Sinusitis simply means inflammation of the sinuses, but this gives little indication of the misery and pain this condition can cause.
Most people with colds or minor bacterial infections in the sinuses get better on their own, so Lockey applauds van Buchem's emphasis on treating symptoms.
David Brodner today during the annual Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting in San Diego demonstrate that the Entellus Medical[TM] XprESS[TM] Multi-Sinus Dilation Tool may be used safely and with sustained effectiveness to treat sinusitis patients who exhibit obstruction in multiple sinuses.
Computed tomography of the paranasal sinuses demonstrated complete opacification of the sphenoid sinus.
Sinusitis is an inflammation of the mucosa of various sinuses, which are located in and around the nasal passages.