Navigation Links
Novel Technique For Management Of Inverted Papilloma Of Frontal Sinus

According to new research, large sinus tumors can be removed through the nose using endoscopy rather than having to make large incisions in the face//.

With this approach, doctors use tiny scopes and cameras to enter the nose and remove the tumor with a device that pulverizes and suctions. At points where the tumor adheres to the sinus lining, the lining is removed and a diamond drill is used to eliminate tumor cells in the underlying bone.

In the study, which appears in the September/October issue of the American Journal of Rhinology, researchers performed a retrospective review of the results of all patients with inverted papilloma from 2000 to 2004.

Researchers used endoscopy to remove large inverted papillomas in 18 people, aged 36 to 74, and found this method worked well in these patients.

Six patients had frontal sinus involvement at the time of initial evaluation. One of these patients had isolated frontal sinus involvement. These patients were managed with either initial endoscopic resection with determination for the need for an additional procedure at the time of endoscopic resection or open/endoscopic approach for isolated frontal sinus involvement.. Of the 5 patients who had their disease managed endoscopically, 3 patients were determined at the initial procedure to need an osteoplastic flap and, subsequently, were managed successfully with a combined approach.

One other patient was initially successfully managed endoscopically but ultimately required an osteoplastic flap for definitive management. The fifth patient was managed entirely endoscopically with multiple procedures.

Endoscopy was also useful in checking for the re-growth of the tumors, which have a high rate of recurrence.

All patients treated with this protocol remain disease free with an average follow-up of 13.3 months. The authors stress that operative risk and postoperative mo rbidity are significantly less than with open procedures. Recurrences are more frequent, but are detected early and are easily resected with minimally invasive techniques. Open procedures involve large facial incisions and potential complications, including eye loss, cerebral spinal fluid leaks, and disfigurement.

In the present study, the recurrence rate among the endoscopy patients was 50 %, compared with the usual recurrence rate of 44 % among patients who have open procedures.

The authors conclude that the limitations of endoscopic resection of inverted papilloma of the frontal recess can be managed with staged procedures. They claim that success of initial endoscopic resection of ethmoid/maxillary disease with subsequent open treatment of the frontal sinus.
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Novel "CYCLOSPORINE CAPSULE FORMULATION" to be launched
2. Novel biopsy technique for prostate cancer
3. Novel computer model for breast cancer
4. Novel research on liver cancer
5. Novel way to fight cancer
6. Novel test for bowel cancer
7. Novel Anti-Neutrophilic Effect produced by Salmeterol in mild asthma patients
8. Novel Therapy for Chronic Problem
9. Blood Sugar Kept In Control By Novel Protein
10. Novel antibiotic dressing developed for improved wound healing
11. United Kingdom Is Lagging In Novelty In The Field Of Pharmaceuticals
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/23/2017)... VA (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2017 , ... ... of what is needed and will ultimately do significant harm to people with ... to everyone. , "While it leaves in place the Affordable Care Act ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 24, 2017 , ... Studies show evidence that carotenoids and ... of visual loss in these patients. , But how often do ophthalmologists and optometrists ... to patients at risk of or with early symptoms of AMD? A study ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Military Connection friend and veteran advocate Micaela Bensko ... Atlantic lounge. , Bensko is no stranger to the plight of the disabled. ... life to supporting our wounded veterans. A world-class photographer, her riveting photos “The Wounds ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... 2017 , ... The Aesthetic Channel has recently highlighted Dr. Ben Talei’s unique ... a proprietary technique that he calls the AuraLyft Facelift. The AuraLyft does ... patients can expect to look refreshed, rejuvenated, and revitalized. , Dr. Talei’s unique ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... 21 Middle East and South Asia ... 21 leaders from government, business and civil society in 11 countries across the Middle ... fall, engaging in a transformative exchange of knowledge and ideas with the leading minds ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/8/2017)... 2017  StatLab Medical Products ("StatLab" or ... of diagnostic supplies for the anatomic pathology ... Company LP ("Cressey & Company"), a healthcare-focused ... investment in the Company. Cressey & Company ... selling shareholder, Prairie Capital, L.P., with certain ...
(Date:6/7/2017)... 2017  Diplomat Specialty Infusion Group, a brand of Diplomat Pharmacy, ... Iowa location. The ... features an ISO 7 cleanroom—the standard needed to compound intravenous (IV) ... level of pollutants. "Our new ... better serve our Iowa patients," said ...
(Date:6/3/2017)... June 3, 2017  Eli Lilly and Company ... results from the Phase 3 MONARCH 2 study ... 6 inhibitor, in combination with fulvestrant, significantly improved ... alone in women with hormone-receptor-positive (HR+), human epidermal ... who have relapsed or progressed after endocrine therapy ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: