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2009-12-21 16:59:56

Exposing patients with chronic sinus disease to allergens and then obtaining repeated images by X-ray or ultrasound reveals that nasal allergies may be involved in some cases of chronic sinus disease.

2009-12-14 14:17:09

Only about one in 2,000 people in the United States get a sinus tumor, but Johnnie Wilcox was one of the unfortunate few.

2009-12-02 10:02:37

OptiNose is pleased to announce the publication of results from its Phase II clinical study investigating the efficacy and tolerability of its novel, intranasal drug/device product for the topical treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps in Rhinology, the official journal of the International and European Rhinologic Societies.

2009-12-01 12:00:00

LINCOLN, R.I., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- QualityMetric Incorporated and Pollen.com, the most visited allergy site on the web, announce the availability of the Rhinitis Impact(TM) Survey.

2009-11-23 14:40:27

New target may eventually help doctors treat often intractable disease.

2009-11-10 11:18:00

MADISON, Wis., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the study, "Long-term use of nasal saline irrigation: Harmful or helpful?", presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting on November 8th, Diane G.

2009-10-16 08:14:43

Injecting botulinum toxin (botox) to treat intrinsic or allergic rhinitis may be a thing of the past as researchers have now shown that sponges soaked in botox are equally effective in treating the condition.

2009-10-05 13:54:17

A comparison of symptoms in patients with allergic rhinitis (AR) and non-allergic rhinitis (NAR) revealed that those with the NAR experienced worse symptoms.

2009-10-05 06:10:00

A new study suggests that a growing segment of patients are turning to complementary and alternative medical therapies to help treat the symptoms of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS).


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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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