Osteoplastic frontal sinusotomy: an analysis of 250 operations.

  title={Osteoplastic frontal sinusotomy: an analysis of 250 operations.},
  author={J. M. Hardy and William W. Montgomery},
  journal={The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology},
  volume={85 4 Pt 1},
The operative approach and findings of 250 osteoplastic frontal sinusotomy operations performed from 1956 through 1972 at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary are reviewed. Indications for surgery were symptomatic and/or complicated disease of the frontal sinus, including primary chronic sinusitis and osteoma or trauma with or without associated infection. Immediate postoperative complications were minor. Follow-up of at least three years was obtained in 83% of the patients, and 93% of these… CONTINUE READING