Chamberlain Group Surgical Training Model Facilitates New Treatment for Chronic Rhinosinusitis
Eliminates Need for Cadavers and Accelerates Physician Training
CRS affects over 35 million people in the U.S. resulting in 500,000 conventional sinus surgeries a year. FinESS Sinus Treatment is recommended for patients whose symptoms persist or return despite the use of antibiotics and steroids and who do not need, want or can’t have extensive sinus surgery. FinESS does not require the removal of delicate bone or sinus tissue resulting in less bleeding and pain for the patient, and shortens recovery time to hours instead of days.
The treatment is performed with direct access to the affected sinus through a tiny entry point under the upper lip, known as the canine fossa. An endoscope is placed in the sinus pathway and a balloon is fed through the pathway to the treatment site and expanded. Clinical study results published in the American Journal of Rhinology prove the effectiveness of FinESS in keeping treated sinuses open with statistically significant quality of life improvements.
Trainer has Portable Life-like Patient Head and Neck
The Chamberlain Group Maxillary Clinical Sinus Trainer features a life-like patient head and neck with key anatomical landmarks such as the maxillary ostium, the uncinate process, the ethmoid bulla, the nasal septum, and the turbinates. The Trainer’s sinus structure is derived from actual patient CT data which is then replicated as a three-dimensional model. The maxillary sinus anatomy differs slightly on each side of the Trainer so that the trainee is not limited to just one anatomical situation.
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