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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.


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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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pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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