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2010-08-16 13:38:19

Facial pain. Nasal congestion. Postnasal drip. Fatigue. These are hallmark signs of chronic sinusitis, a swelling of tissue in the nasal and sinus cavity.

2010-07-28 09:45:00

HORSHAM, Pa., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Teva Respiratory today announced positive results from a Phase III trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of beclomethasone dipropionate (BDP) hydrofluoroalkane (HFA) Nasal Aerosol in the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR).

2010-05-19 08:36:05

That troublesome headache might not be a migraine or brought on by tension - it could be caused by sinus trouble.

2010-05-18 12:26:27

Sinus surgery performed using an endoscope appears to be increasingly common for the management of chronic sinus disease among Medicare beneficiaries.

2010-03-15 15:34:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Nuvo Research Inc.

2010-03-01 23:00:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A recently published study in the American Journal of Rhinology and Allergy demonstrates Balloon Sinuplasty(TM) technology to be safe when used by physicians in pediatric patients.

2010-01-27 16:15:18

New study led by Oregon Health & Science University finds up to 76 percent of study participants reported improved quality of life following endoscopic surgery.

2010-01-07 09:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinexus has changed its name to Intersect ENT.

2010-01-01 12:46:03

Upwards of 76 percent of patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) experienced significant quality of life (QOL) improvements after undergoing endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS), according to new research in the January 2010 issue of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.


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Politzerization
2012-12-31 12:28:34

In 1861 Adam Politzer of Vienna spent much time studying the air movement in the Eustachian tubes and the ear canal. He would measure the air movement by attaching a manometer, a very large gauge, to the ear canal and the pharynx. He developed an apparatus known as the Politzer bag in 1863 which is a less invasive way to clear the Eustachian tubes. Procedure Politzerization, also known as the Politzer maneuver, is a medical procedure which inserts air in the middle ear while the patient...

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