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.
Acclarent announces availability of Relieva Spin Balloon Sinuplasty System for sinusitis treatment

Acclarent announces availability of Relieva Spin Balloon Sinuplasty System for sinusitis treatment

Study supports mounting evidence that inflammation may be the cause of chronic rhinosinusitis

Study supports mounting evidence that inflammation may be the cause of chronic rhinosinusitis

‘Limit diagnostic investigations’ in children with recurrent CAP

‘Limit diagnostic investigations’ in children with recurrent CAP

Study identifies national variations in using antibiotics to treat ARS

Study identifies national variations in using antibiotics to treat ARS

Amoxicillin effectiveness: an interview with Prof Paul Little, University of Southampton

Amoxicillin effectiveness: an interview with Prof Paul Little, University of Southampton

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