Extended endoscopic frontal sinus surgery to interrupted nasofrontal communication caused by scarring of the anterior ethmoid: long-term results.

@article{Kikawada1999ExtendedEF,
  title={Extended endoscopic frontal sinus surgery to interrupted nasofrontal communication caused by scarring of the anterior ethmoid: long-term results.},
  author={Toru Kikawada and Maiko Fujigaki and Mutsuhito Kikura and Masayasu Matsumoto and Keiko Kikawada},
  journal={Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={125 1},
  pages={92-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the long-term results of extended endoscopic frontal sinus surgery, including removal of the floor of the frontal sinus (Draf type II procedure) and the median drainage operation (Draf type III procedure or modified Lothrop procedure), for obstructive frontal sinusitis caused by postoperative scar formation, with the emphasis on the long-term success of the median drainage procedure. DESIGN Retrospective review of 22 consecutive cases of extended endonasal frontal sinus… CONTINUE READING

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