Rhinosinusitis News and Research

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Rhinosinusitis is an inflammation of the paranasal sinuses and the nasal cavity lasting no longer than 4 weeks. It can range from acute viral rhinitis (the common cold) to acute bacterial rhinosinusitis. Fewer than 5 in 1,000 colds are followed by bacterial rhinosinusitis.
Dectin-1 potential target for nasal polyposis

Dectin-1 potential target for nasal polyposis

Rhinosinusitis without nasal polyps ‘predisposes to psoriasis’

Rhinosinusitis without nasal polyps ‘predisposes to psoriasis’

Taste receptor governs respiratory infection susceptibility

Taste receptor governs respiratory infection susceptibility

Receptor expression sheds light on nasal polyposis

Receptor expression sheds light on nasal polyposis

Loss of normal microbial diversity may be culprit behind chronic sinusitis

Loss of normal microbial diversity may be culprit behind chronic sinusitis

Corticosteroids show no clinical benefit in treating acute sinusitis

Corticosteroids show no clinical benefit in treating acute sinusitis

Sorting rhinosinusitis symptoms by ‘SNOT-22’

Sorting rhinosinusitis symptoms by ‘SNOT-22’

Threshold for when to choose surgery over medical therapy for recurrent acute rhinosinusitis

Threshold for when to choose surgery over medical therapy for recurrent acute rhinosinusitis

Mood disorders not linked to nasal obstruction

Mood disorders not linked to nasal obstruction

Nine physician organizations identify specific tests or procedures that may be unnecessary

Nine physician organizations identify specific tests or procedures that may be unnecessary

IDSA releases new rhinosinusitis guidelines

IDSA releases new rhinosinusitis guidelines

Amoxicillin not effective for patients with acute rhinosinusitis

Amoxicillin not effective for patients with acute rhinosinusitis

Antibiotic prescriptions do not reduce sinus symptoms

Antibiotic prescriptions do not reduce sinus symptoms

Help combat antibiotic resistance with better patient communication

Help combat antibiotic resistance with better patient communication

Aspirin desensitization procedure can benefit patients with sinusitis, asthma and AERD

Aspirin desensitization procedure can benefit patients with sinusitis, asthma and AERD

New method employs Doppler ultrasound sensor to diagnose sinusitis

New method employs Doppler ultrasound sensor to diagnose sinusitis

AAO-HNSF's 2011 Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO to convene in San Francisco

AAO-HNSF's 2011 Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO to convene in San Francisco

Experts to present new research on pediatric ear, nose, and throat disorders at ASPO meeting

Experts to present new research on pediatric ear, nose, and throat disorders at ASPO meeting

Patients with CRS can benefit from balloon sinus dilation procedure

Patients with CRS can benefit from balloon sinus dilation procedure

Depression negatively impacts outcomes of care in patients with CRS: New research

Depression negatively impacts outcomes of care in patients with CRS: New research