Andrey S Lopatin

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OBJECTIVE To analyze possible etiological factors of spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) rhinorrhea and to assess the outcomes of endonasal endoscopic repair. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Academic neurosurgical hospital. Patients Twenty-one consecutive patients who presented with spontaneous CSF leak and underwent endonasal endoscopic surgery(More)
OBJECTIVE The study evaluated a minimally invasive endoscopic shaver-assisted technique for treatment of chronic maxillary sinusitis of dental origin. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective multicenter chart review was performed at two clinics of all patients who had a diagnosis of chronic maxillary sinusitis of dental origin and were treated using the technique.(More)
Microdebrider "Hummer" was used for functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) in 66 patients. Extent of the surgery varied from partial resection of middle turbinate to ethmoidectomy and opening of all sinuses. "Hummer" is the best device for accurate removal of polypoid and hypertrophic tissue from the middle turbinate, posterior end of the inferior(More)
A comprehensive report designed to evaluate clinical effectiveness of sinuforte (Cyclamen europaeum extract) for the treatment of acute rhinosinisitis is presented based on the results of the studies carried out in this country and abroad. The available data give convincing evidence of beneficial effects of sinuforte used either as the starting monotherapy(More)
  • A S Lopatin
  • 1996
"Biomechanical" techniques can be used for correcting C-shaped or S-shaped nasal septum cartilage deformities. These include mucoperichondrium elevation on the concave side, trimming cartilage to its necessary size, incisions to release cartilaginous bends and strip resections. Resection and reimplantation of cartilage are preferable when correcting a(More)
OBJECTIVES Physicians have long had concerns about the potential harmful effects of pediatric septoplasties on the nasoseptal growth process because septal cartilage is important for the growth and development of the face. METHODS In this review article, pediatric septoplasty and its indications are discussed, together with a literature survey. In(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) may be more frequent in patients with particular types of septal deformities. The aim of this article was to investigate the incidence of particular types of septal deformities in adult CRS patients and healthy volunteers in various countries to determine whether some of them are more frequent in those groups. (More)
BACKGROUND There is comparatively little information in the public domain on the diversity in prevalence and triggers/factors associated with allergic rhinitis (AR) or allergic rhinoconjunctivitis (AR/C) in countries beyond western-Europe and North America. OBJECTIVE To review the prevalence and the sensitizing agents/triggers and factors associated with(More)