Chronic rhinosinusitis and biofilms

@article{Ramadan2005ChronicRA,
  title={Chronic rhinosinusitis and biofilms},
  author={H. Ramadan and Jose A. Sanclement and J. Thomas},
  journal={Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={132},
  pages={414 - 417}
}
  • H. Ramadan, Jose A. Sanclement, J. Thomas
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery
  • BACKGROUND AND HYPOTHESIS Biofilms have been implicated in several head and neck infectious processes such as the following: dental and periodontal disease, otitis media, tympanostomy tube otorrhea, and chronic tonsillitis. We believe that biofilms also are associated with chronic rhinosinusitis. No information is known regarding the presence of biofilms in chronic rhinosinusitis. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING With institutional review board approval, tissue was obtained from consenting chronic… CONTINUE READING

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