Correlation between bacteriology of the middle meatus and ethmoid sinus in chronic sinusitis.

@article{Jiang2002CorrelationBB,
  title={Correlation between bacteriology of the middle meatus and ethmoid sinus in chronic sinusitis.},
  author={Rong-San Jiang and Jen-Fu Lin and Chen-Yi Hsu},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  year={2002},
  volume={116 6},
  pages={443-6}
}
In this study we report on the correlation between the bacteriology of the middle meatus and ethmoid sinus in chronic sinusitis. When patients with chronic sinusitis underwent functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS), swab specimens were taken from the middle meati before surgery. After removing the ethmoid bullae, swab specimens were taken from the ethmoid sinuses. Between November 1998 and February 2001, 186 pairs of middle meatal and ethmoid sinus specimens were collected from 186 patients… CONTINUE READING

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