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Advances in postoperative care following functional endoscopic sinus surgery

F A Kuhn, M J Citardi
Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America 1997, 30 (3): 479-90
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The ultimate success of functional endoscopic sinus surgery often is determined during the period of postoperative care. Final surgical results are greatly influenced by preoperative surgical planning and intraoperative decision-making. One goal of postoperative care includes the prevention of scar formation, such as middle turbinate collapse. Specific techniques include mucosal preservation, middle meatal spacer corticosteroids and culture-directed antibiotics.

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