Endoscopically directed middle meatal cultures versus maxillary sinus taps in acute bacterial maxillary rhinosinusitis: a meta-analysis.

@article{Benninger2006EndoscopicallyDM,
  title={Endoscopically directed middle meatal cultures versus maxillary sinus taps in acute bacterial maxillary rhinosinusitis: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Michael S. Benninger and Spencer C. Payne and Berrylin J. Ferguson and James A. Hadley and Nadir Ahmad},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={134 1},
  pages={3-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to verify the correlation of endoscopically directed middle meatal (EDMM) cultures with maxillary sinus tap and culture (MST) in acute bacterial rhinosinusitis (ABRS). STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS Meta-analysis of the previous literature, unpublished data, and a prospective trial supported by the Sinus & Allergy Health Partnership. EDMM and MST cultures were obtained and their results compared. Inclusion for both the unpublished and prospective trial as well as… CONTINUE READING

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