Obliteration of the frontal sinus--state of the art and reflections on new materials.

@article{Weber1999ObliterationOT,
  title={Obliteration of the frontal sinus--state of the art and reflections on new materials.},
  author={Rainer K. Weber and Wolfgang Draf and Gabriele Kahle and Manfred Kind},
  journal={Rhinology},
  year={1999},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={1-15}
}
Despite increasing advances in endonasal frontal sinus surgery, obliteration of the frontal sinus is necessary in some cases for definitive clearing frontal sinus pathology. Reviewing the literature and considering pathophysiological aspects, successful obliteration of the frontal sinus depends on the complete removal of the mucosa and a sufficient closure of the nasofrontal duct, but not on the material used for obliteration, if special considerations are taken into account and foreign… CONTINUE READING

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