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Superior turbinate pneumatization in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis: Prevalence on paranasal sinus CT

September 26, 2008  |  Seth J. Kanowitz, MD, Annette O. Nusbaum, MD, Joseph B. Jacobs, MD, and Richard A. Lebowitz, MD


With the availability of high-resolution computed tomography (CT), a great deal of attention has been paid to the anatomy of the paranasal sinuses. But while investigators have focused on the osteomeatal complex and its relation to chronic rhinosinusitis, there has been little...

Correlation of the ethmoid infundibulum to the medial orbital wall in maxillary sinus hypoplasia: “Infundibular lateralization,” a diagnostic CT finding

December 1, 2007  |  Arif Ali, DLO, MS, Mary Kurien, DLO, MS, and K.G. Selvaraj, PhD


In patients with chronic rhinosinusitis, the presence of maxillary sinus hypoplasia (MSH) may be obscured by extensive mucosal disease or nasal polyposis. Recognition of MSH and its effect on adjacent anatomic structures is of utmost clinical significance in endoscopic sinus...

Assessment of quality of life among patients with sinonasal disease as determined by an Internet survey based on the Rhinosinusitis Disability Index

August 1, 2007  |  William C. Kinney MD, MHA; Michael S. Benninger, MD
We conducted a survey to measure patient quality of life with the Rhinosinusitis Disability Index adapted for...

The prevalence of Samter's triad in patients undergoing functional endoscopic sinus surgery

July 1, 2007  |  Ji-Eon Kim, MD; Stilianos E. Kountakis, MD, PhD
We conducted a retrospective study to determine the prevalence of Samter's triad (nasal polyps, asthma, and...

The prevalence and effect of asthma on adults with chronic rhinosinusitis

July 1, 2007  |  Melanie W. Seybt, MD; Kevin C. McMains, MD; Stilianos E. Kountakis, MD, PhD
We conducted a retrospective review of 145 consecutively presenting adults treated for chronic rhinosinusitis (...

Associations between fatigue and medication use in chronic rhinosinusitis

August 1, 2006  |  Neil Bhattacharyya, MD, FACS; Lynn J. Kepnes, RNP
We conducted a prospective study of 586 adults to determine if associations exist between fatigue symptom...

Platelet-rich plasma in endoscopic sinus surgery

August 1, 2006  |  Dale H. Rice, MD
The author designed a study to assess the healing properties of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) after endoscopic...

Pharmacokinetically enhanced amoxicillin/clavulanate (2,000/125 mg) in acute bacterial rhinosinusitis caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, including penicillin-resistant strains

August 1, 2006  |  Jack B. Anon, MD; Berrylin Ferguson, MD; Monique Twynholm, MSc; Brian Wynne, MD; Elchonon Berkowitz, PhD; Michael D. Poole, MD, PhD
We evaluated the efficacy of a new pharmacokinetically enhanced formulation of amoxicillin/clavulanate (2,000...

Unusual rhinosinusitis caused by Curvularia fungi

May 1, 2005  |  Pedram Parva, MD; Rafael Rojas, MD; Enrique Palacios, MD, FACR

Does Helicobacter pylori play a role in upper respiratory tract inflammation? A case report

April 1, 2005  |  Paulo Borges Dinis, MD; Maria Luz Martins, MD; João Subtil, MD
Persistent isolated inflammation of the sphenoid sinus, an entity that is not diagnosed very often, poses a...

Naturally draining ostium of an agger nasi cell: A case report

June 1, 2004  |  Michael J. Yoo, AB; Namou Kim, MD; Steven M. Houser, MD, FACS, FAAOA


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