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Does Eustachian tube dysfunction improve with FESS?

This multinational study prospectively collected SNOT-22 data to determine the prevalence and severity of, and whether endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) had improved, symptoms of Eustachian tube dysfunction in patient with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS). The SNOT-22 includes two questions which are...


Occupational dust exposure and nasal polyposis

This interesting European cross-sectional study demonstrates a link between occupational dust exposure and the presence of nasal polyposis. A random sample of textile workers (215) and retail store employees (101) in Portugal was taken, with clinical data gathered through a...


Standardising outcome measures in chronic rhinosinusitis

This international paper, involving the foremost rhinology departments worldwide aims to provide a standardised, agreed core outcome set for chronic rhinosinusitis, which has been designed to facilitate future meta analyses of published work in systematic reviews. Stakeholders included patients, ENT...