Clinical efficacy of a short course of systemic steroids in nasal polyposis.

@article{Kirtsreesakul2011ClinicalEO,
  title={Clinical efficacy of a short course of systemic steroids in nasal polyposis.},
  author={Virat Kirtsreesakul and Krongthong Wongsritrang and Suwalee Ruttanaphol},
  journal={Rhinology},
  year={2011},
  volume={49 5},
  pages={525-32}
}
BACKGROUND Although oral steroids are widely used for the treatment of nasal polyposis, a subset of patients shows an unfavorable therapeutic outcome. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of a short course of oral prednisolone in nasal polyposis and to evaluate which, if any, clinical variables can predict treatment outcome in these patients. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL Using a 3:2 randomization ratio, 63 patients with nasal polyposis received 50 mg of prednisolone and 46 patients… CONTINUE READING

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