Accuracy and cost analysis of image-guided sinus surgery.

  title={Accuracy and cost analysis of image-guided sinus surgery.},
  author={Steven A Hemmerdinger and Joseph B Jacobs and Richard A. Lebowitz},
  journal={Otolaryngologic clinics of North America},
  volume={38 3},
The use of image guidance in FESS has become widespread over the past several years. Numerous studies involving large numbers of patients illustrate the accuracy of these systems. In addition, case reports concerning patients who have extensive sinonasal neoplasms or distorted anatomy serve to demonstrate the usefulness of IGS. Studies by Metson et al [22] and Fried et al [23] have also investigated the surgeons' opinions of IGS. The vast majority of sinus surgeons have been pleased with the… CONTINUE READING


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