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Latest Chronic Sinusitis Stories

2014-04-11 23:05:00

ENT specialist Dr. Kevin Sadati was recently featured in an article in The Examiner. This article discussed his use of the balloon sinus dilation procedure, an innovative technique that combats chronic sinusitis in patients suffering from constant sinus pain and pressure. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Dr. Kevin Sadati, a board certified ENT surgeon based out of Orange County, was recently featured in The Examiner for his work with an innovative new procedure called balloon...

2014-02-01 23:01:50

California board certified ENT surgeon and Director at the Orange County Nose & Sinus Center, Dr. Kevin Sadati, talks about how in-office Balloon Sinuplasty is giving long term relief to patients suffering from Chronic Sinusitis, even if they have a slight deviated septum. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 A person’s nasal septum is made from the combination of bone and cartilage. It separates the left and right airways of the nose and divides the nostrils. Someone’s...

2013-09-18 16:26:00

Gone are the days where only invasive, risky sinus surgeries were used for chronic sinusitis, says L.A. ENTs Dr. Shervin Aminpour LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Tis the season for stuffy noses, sneezing and, in the worst cases, sinusitis. Although the symptoms of sinusitis may mimic the common cold or a seasonal allergy, it can be much more serious and negatively affect quality of life. When decongestants, antihistamines and nasal sprays are insufficient to cure a...

2013-02-20 23:02:25

New evidence shows that the cause of chronic sinusitis if often Staphylococcus aureus, a difficult bacteria to treat. Hydro Med suggests a natural way to reduce bacteria count to enable natural healing. Mission Hills, Ca. (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 Why do thirty five million persons in the U.S. have chronic sinusitis, despite modern technologies and drugs? Why are there so many treatment failures? The answer is that a nasty bug is the cause. At the International Forum of Allergy and...

2012-06-25 23:03:58

In an important webinar to be convened by AllMed Healthcare Management, Inc., leading specialist in otolaryngology, head and neck surgery to present and discuss Balloon Sinuplasty as a treatment for chronic sinusitis Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) June 25, 2012 What:     Management of chronic sinusitis remains challenging for physicians, patients     Webinar will review the controversies surrounding recently introduced, less invasive treatment method:...

2010-11-01 08:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersect ENT, a medical device company that has developed a bioabsorbable drug-eluting stent to treat patients with chronic sinusitis, announced today the closing of a $30 million round of financing. Intersect ENT intends to use the proceeds to commercialize its initial product as well as build a portfolio of products for conditions treated by Ear, Nose, & Throat (ENT) surgeons. Medtronic, the world leader in medical technology,...

2010-08-16 13:38:19

Georgetown researcher says advances go unnoticed because they are not reported in targeted publications Facial pain. Nasal congestion. Postnasal drip. Fatigue. These are hallmark signs of chronic sinusitis, a swelling of tissue in the nasal and sinus cavity. The illness strikes millions of Americans each year and is one of the top five reasons patients visit their primary care doctor. Treating sinusitis is difficult in part because it's often not known if the cause is viral or bacterial....

2008-07-14 00:00:26

By Thomas Lee, Star Tribune, Minneapolis Jul. 14--Doctors use balloon catheters to open clogged arteries. Now, one local start-up hopes to apply the same technology to people who have clogged sinuses. Entellus Medical Inc., based in Maple Grove, has developed what it bills as a cheaper and less invasive away to treat sinusitis, or severe chronic sinus infections. The procedure involves inserting a balloon catheter into the nasal cavity through a tiny incision under the lip, expanding...

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2008-07-13 18:00:00

Doctors use balloon catheters to open clogged arteries. Now, one local start-up hopes to apply the same technology to people who have clogged sinuses. Entellus Medical Inc., based in Maple Grove, has developed what it bills as a cheaper and less invasive away to treat sinusitis, or severe chronic sinus infections. The procedure involves inserting a balloon catheter into the nasal cavity through a tiny incision under the lip, expanding the balloon in the passageway and draining excess mucus...

2008-04-30 09:00:12

Accentia Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABPI) announced today that continued analysis of the unblinded full data set on its pivotal Fast-Tracked Phase 3 Trial of SinuNase™ (topical amphotericin B 0.01% suspension) for chronic sinusitis has demonstrated that among patients with objective evidence of more intense inflammation in chronic sinusitis at the time of enrollment, the efficacy of SinuNase compared to control lavage in reducing inflammation is statistically significant....