[Complications of endonasal surgery of the paranasal sinuses. Incidence and strategies for prevention].

@article{Rudert1997ComplicationsOE,
  title={[Complications of endonasal surgery of the paranasal sinuses. Incidence and strategies for prevention].},
  author={Heinrich Rudert and Steffen Maune and Christin Mahnke},
  journal={Laryngo- rhino- otologie},
  year={1997},
  volume={76 4},
  pages={200-15}
}
BACKGROUND Complications of endonasal surgery continue to occur despite improved optical instruments and surgical techniques. The clinical course of our patients was analysed to develop strategies for a safer surgical technique. PATIENTS At the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Kiel, 1172 patients (2010 operated sides) were treated between 1986 and 1990 for chronic sinusitis by endonasal paranasal sinus surgery. RESULTS The following intraoperative… CONTINUE READING