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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.
Medtronic acquires chitosan-dextran gel technology for use in functional endoscopic sinus surgery

Medtronic acquires chitosan-dextran gel technology for use in functional endoscopic sinus surgery

FDA clears Entellus Medical's new FinESS Endoscope

FDA clears Entellus Medical's new FinESS Endoscope

Study reveals nasal congestion can be a sign of severe asthma

Study reveals nasal congestion can be a sign of severe asthma

Study shows relationship between nasal symptoms and severe asthma

Study shows relationship between nasal symptoms and severe asthma

OptiNose reports positive results from study of fluticasone delivered by novel device in refractory CRS

OptiNose reports positive results from study of fluticasone delivered by novel device in refractory CRS

Researchers find significant difference between prevalence of tinnitus among elderly people

Researchers find significant difference between prevalence of tinnitus among elderly people

Entellus Medical announces Clinic versus OR study results for chronic sinusitis

Entellus Medical announces Clinic versus OR study results for chronic sinusitis

Georgetown researcher recommends more publication on chronic sinusitis

Georgetown researcher recommends more publication on chronic sinusitis

OptiNose's bi-directional nasal device delivering fluticasone effective in reducing nasal polyps in CRS patients

OptiNose's bi-directional nasal device delivering fluticasone effective in reducing nasal polyps in CRS patients

Staloral 300 demonstrates efficacy in phase III study for control of asthma in China

Staloral 300 demonstrates efficacy in phase III study for control of asthma in China

Conservative therapies need to be recommended over routine use of OTC cough/cold products in children

Conservative therapies need to be recommended over routine use of OTC cough/cold products in children

Conservative therapies recommended over routine use of OTC cough/cold products in children

Conservative therapies recommended over routine use of OTC cough/cold products in children

Medtronic named 2010 MDEA winner for excellence in medical device design

Medtronic named 2010 MDEA winner for excellence in medical device design

Study shows benefits of endoscopic sinus surgery for patients with chronic sinusitis

Study shows benefits of endoscopic sinus surgery for patients with chronic sinusitis

ESS improves quality of life in CRS patients

ESS improves quality of life in CRS patients

Majority of Canadians confuse sinusitis with H1N1 symptoms

Majority of Canadians confuse sinusitis with H1N1 symptoms

UT Southwestern Medical Center performs minimally invasive procedures for sinuses and chronic rhinosinusitis

UT Southwestern Medical Center performs minimally invasive procedures for sinuses and chronic rhinosinusitis

Study shows herbal medicine is effective for treating acute rhinosinusitis

Study shows herbal medicine is effective for treating acute rhinosinusitis

OptiNose announces study results of intranasal device for treating chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps

OptiNose announces study results of intranasal device for treating chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps

New data on diagnosis and treatment of allergic diseases to be presented at the ACAAI meeting

New data on diagnosis and treatment of allergic diseases to be presented at the ACAAI meeting