Complications in endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis: a 25-year experience.

  title={Complications in endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis: a 25-year experience.},
  author={James A Stankiewicz and Devyani Lal and Matthew Connor and Kevin Welch},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  volume={121 12},
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS The aim of this study was to review complications occurring as a result of endoscopic sinus surgery by one surgeon in an academic practice during a 25-year period. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective clinical study. METHODS A register of complications was tabulated during a period of 25 years for endoscopic sinus surgery performed for chronic rhinosinusitis in 3,402 patients (6,148 sides). All complications were reviewed as a whole and were not divided into major or minor… CONTINUE READING
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