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Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head & Neck Surgery:
doi: 10.1097/MOO.0b013e32835cd370
CURRENT WORLD LITERATURE: Bibliography

Current World Literature

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This bibliography is compiled by clinicians from the relevant journals scanned by this publication. It is based on the literature regularly pulled into our database from OvidSP (articles are generally added to the database about two and a half months after publication). In addition, the bibliography contains every paper annotated by reviewers; these references were obtained from a variety of bibliographic databases and published between the beginning of the review period and the time of going to press. The bibliography has been grouped into topics that relate to the reviews in this issue.

▪ Papers considered by the reviewers to be of special interest

▪▪ Papers considered by the reviewers to be of outstanding interest

The number in square brackets following a selected paper, e.g. [7], refers to its number in the annotated references of the corresponding review.

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Nose and paranasal sinuses
Three-dimensional endoscopy in sinus surgery

Review: (pp. 3–10)

▪. Kari E, Oyeaiku N, Dadashev V, Wise S. Comparison of traditional 2-dimensional endoscopic pituitary surgery with new 3-dimensional endoscopic technology: intraoperative and early postoperative factors. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2012; 2:2–8. [32]

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Robotic surgery for the sinuses and skull base: what are the possibilities and what are the obstacles?

Review: (pp. 11–16)

▪. Burgner J, Swaney PJ, Rucker DC, et al. A bimanual teleoperated system for endonasal skull base surgery. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems; 2011. pp. 2517–2523. [27]

▪. Dallan I, Castelnuovo P, Seccia V, et al. Combined transnasal transcervical robotic dissection of posterior skull base: feasibility in a cadaveric model. Rhinology 2012; 50:165–170. [12]

▪. Eichhorn KWG, Bootz F. Clinical requirements and possible applications of robot assisted endoscopy in skull base and sinus surgery. Acta Neurochir 2011; 109:237–240. [24]

Fischer M, Grobner C, Dietz A, Krinninger M, et al. A Technique with Manipulator-Assisted Endoscope Guidance for Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery: Proof of Concept. Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2011; 145:833–839. View Full Text | PubMed | CrossRef

▪. Little RM, Deal AM, Zanation AM, et al. Occupational hazards of endoscopic surgery. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2012; 2:212–216. [32]

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In-office functional endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis utilizing balloon catheter dilation technology

Review: (pp. 17–22)

▪▪. Albritton F, Casiano R, Sillers M. Fesability of in-office endoscopic sinus surgery with balloon sinus dilation. Am J Rhinol Allergy 2012; 26:243–248. [17]

▪. Brenner P, Abadie W, Weitzel E, et al. Unexpected consequences of transantral balloon dilation of the maxillary ostium. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2011; 1:466–470. [11]

▪▪. Cutler J, Truitt T, Atkins J, et al. First clinic experience: patient selection and outcomes for ostial dilation for chronic rhinosinusitis. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2011; 1:460–465. [19]

Eloy JA, Friedel ME, Eloy JD, Govindaraj S, et al. In-Office Balloon Dilation of the Failed Frontal Sinusotomy. Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2012; 146:320–322.

Heimgartner S, Eckardt J, Simmen D, Briner HR, et al. Limitations of balloon sinuplasty in frontal sinus surgery. Eur Arch Oto-Rhino-Laryn 2011; 268:1463–1467.

▪▪. Karanfilov B, Silvers S, Pasha R, et al. Office-based balloon sinus dilation: a prospective multicenter study of 203 patients. (in press). [18]

Nogueira JF, Silva MLS, Stamm AC. Balloon sinuplasty in patient with cerebral palsy: result and follow-up. Revista Brasileira de Otorrinolaringologia 2010; 76:406.

Nogueira JF, Stamm AC, Pignatari S. Balloon sinuplasty, an initial assessment: 10 cases, results and follow-up. Revista Brasileira de Otorrinolaringologia 2010; 76:588–595.

▪. Plaza G, Eisenberg G, Montoio J, et al. Balloon dilation of the frontal recess: a randomized clinical trial. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2011; 120:511–518. [20]

Plaza G, Eisenberg G, Montojo J, Onrubia T, et al. Balloon Dilation of the Frontal Recess: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology 2011; 120:511–518. PubMed

▪▪. Prickett K, Wise S, Del Gaudio J. Cost analysis of office-based and operating room procedures in rhinology. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2012; 2:207–211. [23]

▪▪. Sikand A. Computed tomography-based exploration of the infundibular anatomy for maxillary sinus balloon dilation. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2011; 120:656–662. [10]

Sikand A. Computed Tomography-Based Exploration of Infundibular Anatomy for Maxillary Sinus Balloon Dilation. Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology 2011; 120:656–662. PubMed

▪. Stankiewicz J, Truitt T, Winegar B, et al. Two year results: antral dilation of the ethmoid infundibulum. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2012; 2:199–206. [08]

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Nasal polyposis: an inflammatory condition requiring effective anti-inflammatory treatment

Review: (pp. 23–30)

Alobid I, Mullol J. Role of Medical Therapy in the Management of Nasal Polyps. Current Allergy & Asthma Reports 2012; 12:144–153. PubMed | CrossRef

Aouad RK, Chiu AG. State of the art treatment of nasal polyposis. Am J Rhinol Allergy 2011; 25:291–298. PubMed

Ba L, Zhang N, Meng J, Zhang J, et al. The association between bacterial colonization and inflammatory pattern in Chinese chronic rhinosinusitis patients with nasal polyps. Allergy 2011; 66:1296–1303. View Full Text | PubMed | CrossRef

Bavbek S, Dursun B, Dursun E, Korkmaz H, et al. The prevalence of aspirin hypersensitivity in patients with nasal polyposis and contributing factors. Am J Rhinol Allergy 2011; 25:411–415. PubMed

Beyea JA, Rotenberg BW. Comparison of Purified Plant Polysaccharide (HemoStase) Versus Gelatin-Thrombin Matrix (FloSeal) in Controlling Bleeding During Sinus Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology 2011; 120:495–498. PubMed

Cazzavillan A, Castelnuovo P, Berlucchi M, Baiardini I, et al. Management of chronic rhinosinusitis. Pediatric Allergy & Immunology 2012; 23:32–44. PubMed | CrossRef

Chen HH, Liu X, Ni C, Lu YP, et al. Bacterial biofilms in chronic rhinosinusitis and their relationship with inflammation severity. Auris, Nasus, Larynx 2012; 39:169–174.

Cincik H, Kapucu B, Ipcioglu OM, Gungor A, et al. Hydroxyproline levels in nasal polyps. Eur Arch Oto-Rhino-Laryn 2011; 268:1147–1150.

Ehnhage A, Olsson P, Kolbeck KG, Skedinger M, et al. One Year after Endoscopic Sinus Surgery in Polyposis: Asthma, Olfaction, and Quality-of-Life Outcomes. Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2012; 146:834–841.

Felippu A. Nasal Centripetal Endoscopic Sinus Surgery. Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology 2011; 120:581–585. PubMed

Fidan V, Alp H, Karaca F, Ozcan AD, et al. Effect of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery on Plasma Asymmetric Dimethylarginine Levels in Patients with Extensive Nasal Polyposis. Journal of International Medical Research 2012; 40:565–571. PubMed | CrossRef

Fokkens WJ, van Drunen C, Georgalas C, Ebbens F. Role of fungi in pathogenesis of chronic rhinosinusitis: the hypothesis rejected. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2011; 20:19–23. View Full Text | PubMed | CrossRef

Gevaert P, Van Bruaene N, Cattaert T, Van Steen K, et al. Mepolizumab, a humanized anti-IL-5 mAb, as a treatment option for severe nasal polyposis. Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology 2011; 128:989. View Full Text | PubMed | CrossRef

Hu Y, Cao PP, Liang GT, Cui YH, et al. Diagnostic significance of blood eosinophil count in eosinophilic chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps in Chinese adults. Laryngoscope 2012; 122:498–503. PubMed | CrossRef

Jeong WJ, Lee CH, Cho SH, Rhee CS. Eosinophilic Allergic Polyp: A Clinically Oriented Concept of Nasal Polyp. Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2011; 144:241–246. View Full Text | PubMed | CrossRef

Jung H, Park SK, Kim JR. Polyps originating from accessory middle turbinate and secondary middle turbinate. J Laryngol Otol 2012; 126:729–732. PubMed | CrossRef

▪▪. Lam MHL, McLacklan R, Snidvongs K, et al. IL-25 and IL-33 as mediators of eosinophilic inflammation in chronic rhinosinusitis. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2012; (in press). [14]

Leo G, Triulzi F, Incorvaia C. Diagnosis of chronic rhinosinusitis. Pediatric Allergy & Immunology 2012; 23:20–26. PubMed

Leung RM, Kern RC, Conley DB, Tan BK, et al. Osteomeatal complex obstruction is not associated with adjacent sinus disease in chronic rhinosinusitis with polyps. Am J Rhinol Allergy 2011; 25:401–403. PubMed

Majima Y, Kurono Y, Hirakawa K, Ichimura K, et al. Efficacy of combined treatment with S-carboxymethylcysteine (carbocisteine) and clarithromycin in chronic rhinosinusitis patients without nasal polyp or with small nasal polyp. Auris, Nasus, Larynx 2012; 39:38–47.

McKinlay L, Vaidyanathan S, Williamson PA, Lipworth BJ. Nasal nitric oxide as a measure of osteomeatal complex patency in nasal polyps. Annals of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology 2011; 107:179–180.

▪. Mjosberg JM, Trifari S, Crellin NK, et al. Human IL-25- and IL-33-responsive type 2 innate lymphoid cells are defined by expression of CRTH2 and CD161. Nat Immunol 2011; 12:1055–1062. [18]

Murr AH, Goldberg AN, Pletcher SD, Dillehay K, et al. Some chronic rhinosinusitis patients have elevated populations of fungi in their sinuses. Laryngoscope 2012; 122:1438–1445. PubMed | CrossRef

Nabi S, Rotenberg BW, Vukin I, Payton K, et al. Nasal Spray Adherence after Sinus Surgery: Problems and Predictors. J Otolaryngol-Head Neck Surg 2012; 41:S49–S55. PubMed

Okushi T, Mori E, Nakayama T, Asaka D, et al. Impact of residual ethmoid cells on postoperative course after endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis. Auris, Nasus, Larynx 2012; 39:484–489.

▪▪. Payne SC, Early SB, Huyett P, et al. Evidence for distinct histologic profile of nasal polyps with and without eosinophilia. Laryngoscope 2011; 121:2262–2267. [45]

Payne SC, Early SB, Huyett P, Han JK, et al. Evidence for Distinct Histologic Profile of Nasal Polyps With and Without Eosinophilia. Laryngoscope 2011; 121:2262–2267. PubMed | CrossRef

Peric A, Vojvodic D, Matkovic-Jozin S. Effect of long-term, low-dose clarithromycin on T helper 2 cytokines, eosinophilic cationic protein and the ‘regulated on activation, normal T cell expressed and secreted’ chemokine in the nasal secretions of patients with nasal polyposis. J Laryngol Otol 2012; 126:495–502. PubMed | CrossRef

Rotenberg BW, Zhang I, Arra I, Payton KB. Postoperative Care for Samter's Triad Patients Undergoing Endoscopic Sinus Surgery: A Double-Blinded, Randomized Controlled Trial. Laryngoscope 2011; 121:2702–2705. PubMed | CrossRef

Rudmik L, Schlosser RJ, Smith TL, Soler ZM. Impact of topical nasal steroid therapy on symptoms of nasal polyposis: A Meta-Analysis. Laryngoscope 2012; 122:1431–1437. PubMed | CrossRef

Saedi B, Sadeghi M, Farschi S. Effect of polyvinyl acetal sponge nasal packing on post-operative care of nasal polyposis patients: a randomised, controlled, partly blinded study. J Laryngol Otol 2012; 128:380–384. PubMed | CrossRef

Sagit M, Erdamar H, Saka C, Yalcin S, et al. Effect of antioxidants on the clinical outcome of patients with nasal polyposis. J Laryngol Otol 2011; 125:811–815. PubMed | CrossRef

Salman S, Akpinar ME, Yigit O, Gormus U. Surfactant protein A and D in chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis and corticosteroid response. Am J Rhinol Allergy 2012; 26:E76–E80. PubMed

▪. Snidvongs K, Lam M, Sacks R, et al. Structured histopathology profiling of chronic rhinosinusitis in routine practice. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2012; 2:376–385. [46]

▪. Snidvongs K, Pratt E, Chin D, et al. Corticosteroid nasal irrigations after endoscopic sinus surgery in the management of chronic rhinosinusitis. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2012; 2:415–421. [60]

Snidvongs K, Kalish L, Sacks R, Craig JC, et al. Topical steroid for chronic rhinosinusitis without polyps - art. no. CD009274. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011 9274.

▪. Snidvongs KCD, Sacks R, Earls P, Harvey RJ. Eosinophilic rhinosinusitis is not a disease of ostiomeatal occlusion. Laryngoscope 2012; (in press). [51]

▪▪. Snidvongs KKL, Sivasubramaniam R, Cope D, et al. Topical steroid for nasal polyps. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2012; (in press). [55]

Sun Y, Zhou B, Wang CS, Huang Q, et al. Clinical and histopathologic features of biofilm-associated chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps in Chinese patients. Chin Med J 2012; 125:1104–1109. View Full Text | PubMed

Upton DC, Welham NV, Kuo JS, Walker JW, et al. Chronic Rhinosinusitis With Nasal Polyps: A Proteomic Analysis. Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology 2011; 120:780–786. PubMed

▪. Van Crombruggen K, Zhang N, Gevaert P, et al. Pathogenesis of chronic rhinosinusitis: inflammation. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2011; 128:728–732. [28]

Vento SI, Blomgren K, Hytonen M, Simola M, et al. Prevention of relapses of nasal polyposis with intranasal triamcinolone acetonide after polyp surgery: A prospective double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomised study with a 9-month follow-up. Clinical Otolaryngology 2012; 37:117–123. View Full Text | PubMed | CrossRef

▪. Wen W, Liu W, Zhang L, et al. Increased neutrophilia in nasal polyps reduces the response to oral corticosteroid therapy. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2012; 129:1522–1528. e1525. [08]

Won TB, Jang E, Min SK, Kim SW. Treatment outcomes and predictors for systemic steroids in nasal polyposis. Acta Oto-Laryngologica 2012; 132:S82–S87.

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Topical therapy in the management of chronic rhinosinusitis

Review: (pp. 31–38)

▪▪. Isaacs S, Fakhri S, Luong A, Citardi MJ. A meta-analysis of topical amphotericin B for the treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2011; 1:250–254. [79]

Khianey R, Oppenheimer J. Is nasal saline irrigation all it is cracked up to be? Annals of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology 2012; 109:20–28.

▪. Kofonow JM, Bhuskute A, Doghramji L, et al. One way valve bottle contamination rates in the immediate postfunctional endoscopic sinus surgery period. Am J Rhinol Allergy 2011; 25:393–396. [26]

▪. Psaltis AJ, Foreman A, Wormald PJ, Schlosser RJ. Contamination of sinus irrigation devices: A review of the evidence and clinical relevance. Am J Rhinol Allergy 2012; 26:201–203. [25]

▪▪. Rotenberg BW, Zhang I, Arra I, Payton KB. Postoperative care for Samter's triad patients undergoing endoscopic sinus surgery: a double-blinded, randomized controlled trial. Laryngoscope 2011; 121:2702–2705. [46]

▪▪. Sacks PL, Harvey RJ, Rimmer J, et al. Topical and systemic antifungal therapy for the symptomatic treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2011:CD008263. [78]

▪▪. Snidvongs K, Kalish L, Sacks R, et al. Topical steroid for chronic rhinosinusitis without polyps. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2011: CD009274. [41]

▪▪. Snidvongs K, Pratt E, Chin D, et al. Corticosteroid nasal irrigations after endoscopic sinus surgery in the management of chronic rhinosinusitis. Int Forum Allerg Rhinol 2012; 2:415–421. [45]

▪▪. Woodhouse BM, Cleveland KW. Nebulized antibiotics for the treatment of refractory bacterial chronic rhinosinusitis. Ann Pharmacother 2011; 45:798–802. [33]

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Five ‘nontraditional’ techniques for use in patients with recalcitrant sinusitis

Review: (pp. 39–44)

Adappa ND, Wei CC, Palmer JN. Nasal irrigation with or without drugs: the evidence. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2011; 20:53–57. View Full Text | PubMed | CrossRef

Alava I, Isaacs S, Luong A, Citardi MJ, et al. Mometasone Furoate Gel: A Novel In-Office Treatment of Recalcitrant Postoperative Chronic Rhinosinusitis. J Otolaryngol-Head Neck Surg 2012; 41:183–188. PubMed

▪. Becker SS, Roberts DM, Beddow PA, et al. Comparison of maxillary sinus specimens removed during Caldwell-Luc procedures and traditional maxillary sinus antrostomies. Ear Nose Throat J 2011; 90:262–266. [05]

Bleier BS, Mulligan RM, Schlosser RJ. Primary human sinonasal epithelial cell culture model for topical drug delivery in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis. Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmacology 2012; 64:449–456. View Full Text | PubMed | CrossRef

Ciuman RR. Phytotherapeutic and naturopathic adjuvant therapies in otorhinolaryngology. Eur Arch Oto-Rhino-Laryn 2012; 269:389–397.

Forwith KD, Chandra RK, Yun PT, Miller SK, et al. ADVANCE: A Multisite Trial of Bioabsorbable Steroid-Eluting Sinus Implants. Laryngoscope 2011; 121:2473–2480.

▪. Kapuku B, Cekin E, Erkul BE, et al. The effects of systemic, topical and intralesional steroid treatment on apoptosis level of nasal polyps. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2012; 147:563–567. [20]

▪. Kennedy DW, Adappa ND. Endoscopic maxillary antrostomy: not just a simple procedure. Laryngoscope 2011; 121:2142–2145. [10]

Marple BF, Smith TL, Han JK, Gould AR, et al. Advance II: A Prospective, Randomized Study Assessing Safety and Efficacy of Bioabsorbable Steroid-Releasing Sinus Implants. Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2012; 146:1004–1011.

Moller W, Saba GK, Haussinger K, Becker S, et al. Nasally inhaled pulsating aerosols: lung, sinus and nose deposition. Rhinology 2011; 49:286–291. PubMed

Mosges R, Heubach CP. What is the Evidence for Non-Antibiotic Drug Therapy of Rhinosinusitis? Laryngo- Rhino- Otologie 2011; 90:740–746.

Nayak C, Singh V, Singh VP, Oberai P, et al. Homeopathy in chronic sinusitis: a prospective multi-centric observational study. Homeopathy: the Journal of the Faculty of Homeopathy 2012; 101:84–91. PubMed | CrossRef

Ragab A, Essa N, El-Raghy N, Zahran W, et al. Evaluation of bacterial adherence and biofilm arrangements as new targets in treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis. Eur Arch Oto-Rhino-Laryn 2012; 269:537–544.

Rohrer JW, Dion GR, Brenner PS, Abadie WM, et al. Surfactant improves irrigant penetration into unoperated sinuses. Am J Rhinol Allergy 2012; 26:197–200. PubMed

▪. Seiberling KA, Church CA, Tewfik M, et al. Canine fossa trephine is a beneficial procedure in patients with Samter‘s triad. Rhinology 2012; 50:104–108. [04]

▪. Walgama E, Ahn C, Batra PS. Surgical management of frontal sinus inverted papilloma: a systematic review. Laryngoscope 2012; 122:1205–1209. [24]

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Osteitis and paranasal sinus inflammation: what we know and what we do not

Review: (pp. 45–49)

Bassiouni A, Naidoo Y, Wormald PJ. Does mucosal remodeling in chronic rhinosinusitis result in irreversible mucosal disease? Laryngoscope 2012; 122:225–229.

Bassiouni A, Naidoo Y, Wormald PJ. When FESS fails: The inflammatory load hypothesis in refractory chronic rhinosinusitis. Laryngoscope 2012; 122:460–466. PubMed | CrossRef

▪. Bhandarkar ND, Mace JC, Smith TL. The impact of osteitis on disease severity measures and quality of life outcomes in chronic rhinosinusitis. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2011; 1:372–378. [17]

Blount A, Zhang SY, Chestnut M, Hixon B, et al. Transepithelial Ion Transport Is Suppressed in Hypoxic Sinonasal Epithelium. Laryngoscope 2011; 121:1929–1934. PubMed

▪. Fokkens WJ, Lund VJ, Mullol J, et al. European position paper on rhinosinusitis and nasal polyps 2012. Rhinol Suppl 2012; 3 pages preceding table of contents, 1–298. [01]

▪. Georgalas C, Videler W, Freling N, Fokkens W. Global Osteitis Scoring Scale and chronic rhinosinusitis: a marker of revision surgery. Clin Otolaryngol 2010; 35:455–461. [13]

Van Bruaene N, Perez-Novo C, Van Crombruggen K, De Ruyck N, et al. Inflammation and remodelling patterns in early stage chronic rhinosinusitis. Clinical & Experimental Allergy 2012; 42:883–890. PubMed

Van Crombruggen K, Zhang N, Gevaert P, Tomassen P, et al. Pathogenesis of chronic rhinosinusitis: Inflammation. Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology 2011; 128:728–732. View Full Text | PubMed | CrossRef

▪. Videler WJ, Badia L, Harvey RJ, et al. Lack of efficacy of long-term, low-dose azithromycin in chronic rhinosinusitis: a randomized controlled trial. Allergy 2011; 66:1457–1468. [23]

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Evaluation and treatment of isolated maxillary sinus disease

Review: (pp. 50–57)

▪. Al-Qudah M. Bilateral antrochoanal polyps: possible pathogenesis. J Craniofacial Surg 2011; 22:1116–1118. [16]

▪▪. Babar-Craig H, Kayhanian H, De Silva DJ, et al. Spontaneous silent sinus syndrome (imploding antrum syndrome): case series of 16 patients. Rhinology 2011; 49:315–317. [11]

▪▪. Lund V, Stammberger H, Nicolai P, Castelnuovo P. European position paper on endoscopic management of tumours of the nose Paranasal Sinuses and Skull Base. Rhinol Suppl 2010; 22:1–143. [26]

▪. Pagella F, Giourgos G, Matti E, et al. Endoscopic treatment of maxillary inverted papilloma. Rhinology 2011; 49:375–380. [24]

Reich K, Gessner C, Kroker A, Schwab JA, et al. Immunologic Effects and Tolerability Profile of In-Season Initiation of a Standardized-Quality Grass Allergy Immunotherapy Tablet: A Phase III, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial in Adults with Grass Pollen Induced Rhinoconjunctivitis. Clinical Therapeutics 2011; 33:828–840. PubMed | CrossRef

▪. Seo YJ, Kim J, Kim K, et al. Radiologic characteristics of sinonasal fungus ball: an analysis of 119 cases. Acta Radiol 2011; 52:790–795. [02]

Sibbritt D, Adams J, Lui CW, Broom A. Health services use among young Australian women with allergies, hayfever and sinusitis: A longitudinal analysis. Complementary Therapies in Medicine 2012; 20:135–142. PubMed | CrossRef

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Frontline evaluation and treatment of patients with sinus disease: how otolaryngologists can help primary care providers manage patients with sinusitis

Review: (pp. 58–60)

Bhattacharyya N, Grebner J, Martinson NG. Recurrent Acute Rhinosinusitis: Epidemiology and Health Care Cost Burden. Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2012; 146:307–312. View Full Text | PubMed | CrossRef

Chow AW, Benninger MS, Brook I, Brozek JL, et al. IDSA Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Bacterial Rhinosinusitis in Children and Adults. Clin Infect Dis 2012; 54:E72–E112. View Full Text | PubMed | CrossRef

▪▪. Chow AW, Benninger MS, Brook I, et al. IDSA Clinical Practice Guideline for acute bacterial rhinosinusitis in children and adults. Clin Infect Dis 2012; 54:e72–e112. [02]

Garbutt JM, Banister C, Spitznagel E, Piccirillo JF. Amoxicillin for Acute Rhinosinusitis A Randomized Controlled Trial. Jama 2012; 307:685–692. View Full Text | PubMed | CrossRef

Hayward G, Heneghan C, Perera R, Thompson M. Intranasal Corticosteroids in Management of Acute Sinusitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Annals of Family Medicine 2012; 10:241–249. PubMed | CrossRef

Hickner J. Intranasal Steroids for Acute Sinusitis? Annals of Family Medicine 2012; 10:196–197.

▪▪. Meltzer E, Bukstein D. The economic impact of allergic rhinitis and current guidelines for treatment. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2011; 106:S12–S16. [05]

Meltzer EO, Gates D, Bachert C. Mometasone furoate nasal spray increases the number of minimal-symptom days in patients with acute rhinosinusitis. Annals of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology 2012; 108:275–279.

▪▪. Meltzer EO, Hamilos DL. Rhinosinusitis diagnosis and management for the clinician: a synopsis of recent consensus guidelines. Mayo Clin Proc 2011; 86:427. [03]

Pfaar O, Mullol J, Anders C, Hormann K, et al. Cyclamen europaeum nasal spray, a novel phytotherapeutic product for the management of acute rhinosinusitis: a randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Rhinology 2012; 50:37–44. PubMed

Ruxton A, Roofian C, Johnson KE, Beste JF, et al. Do antibiotics shorten symptoms in patients with purulent nasal discharge? Journal of Family Practice 2012; 61:218–219.

Smith SR, Montgomery LG, Williams JW. Treatment of Mild to Moderate Sinusitis. Archives of Internal Medicine 2012; 172:510–513. View Full Text | PubMed | CrossRef

Venekamp RP, Thompson MJ, Hayward G, Heneghan CJ, et al. Systemic corticosteroids for acute sinusitis - art. no. CD008115. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011 8115.

Wald ER. Staphylococcus aureus: Is It a Pathogen of Acute Bacterial Sinusitis in Children and Adults? Clin Infect Dis 2012; 54:826–831.

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What is the proper role of oral antibiotics in the treatment of patients with chronic sinusitis?

Review: (pp. 61–68)

Brook I. Anaerobic bacteria in upper respiratory tract and head and neck infections: Microbiology and treatment. Anaerobe 2012; 18:214–220. PubMed | CrossRef

De Benedetto M, Passali D, Tomacelli G, Ruggieri A, et al. Penetration of prulifloxacin into sinus mucosa of patients undergoing paranasal sinus elective endoscopic surgery. Journal of Chemotherapy 2012; 24:26–31. PubMed | CrossRef

Ferguson BJ, Narita M, Yu VL, Wagener MM, et al. Prospective Observational Study of Chronic Rhinosinusitis: Environmental Triggers and Antibiotic Implications. Clin Infect Dis 2012; 54:62–68. View Full Text | PubMed | CrossRef

▪▪. Fokkens WJ, Lund VJ, Mullol J, et al. EPOS 2012: European position paper on rhinosinusitis and nasal polyps 2012. A summary for Otorhinolaryngologists. Rhinology 50(Suppl 23) 2012:1–298. [23]

▪. Hamilos DL. Chronic rhinosinusitis: epidemiology and medical management. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2011; 128:693–707. [18]

Hamilos DL. Chronic rhinosinusitis: Epidemiology and medical management. Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology 2011; 128:693–709. View Full Text | PubMed | CrossRef

Hirotsu M, Kikuchi K, Kusunoki T, Kase K, et al. Comparison of bacterial examinations between eosinophilic and neutrophilic chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps. Acta Oto-Laryngologica 2011; 131:997–1001.

▪▪. Longhini AB, Ferguson BJ. Clinical aspects of odontogenic maxillary sinusitis: a case series. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2011; 1:409–415. [55]

Mandal R, Patel N, Ferguson BJ. Role of antibiotics in sinusitis. Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases 2012; 25:183–192. View Full Text | PubMed | CrossRef

▪▪. Meltzer EO, Hamilos DL. Rhinosinusitis diagnosis and management for the clinician: a synopsis of recent consensus guidelines. Mayo Clin Proc 2011; 86:427–443. [19]

Otsu K, Ishinaga H, Suzuki S, Sugawara A, et al. Effects of a Novel Nonantibiotic Macrolide, EM900, on Cytokine and Mucin Gene Expression in a Human Airway Epithelial Cell Line. Pharmacology 2011; 88:327–332. PubMed | CrossRef

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Current management of fungal rhinosinusitis

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Facial pain

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Current approaches to biofilm management

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Sinus barotrauma and management

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