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Long term morbidity of extended medial maxillectomy for inverted papilloma

This Italian review paper looks at five-year morbidity after extended endoscopic medial maxillectomy in 59 patients in a university teaching hospital setting. All patients underwent an extended approach medial maxillectomy for inverting papilloma, this included removal of the entire medial...


Retained surgical cottonoids in the nose

his is an interesting group of case reports essentially documenting the presence and characteristics of retained surgical packing (non-resorbable) post sinus surgery. Paranasal gossypiboma refers to surgical foreign objects such as sponge or patties that are left in the nose;...


Sleep before and after nasal polyposis surgery

This prospective French study looked at the change in nasal symptoms related to sleep, in a questionnaire before and after nasal polyposis surgery. Sixty-three patients who underwent endoscopic sinus surgery completed the DyNaChron questionnaire before, at six weeks and at...