Relationship between bacterial biofilm and clinical features of patients with chronic rhinosinusitis

@article{Li2011RelationshipBB,
  title={Relationship between bacterial biofilm and clinical features of patients with chronic rhinosinusitis},
  author={Han Li and Dehui Wang and Xicai Sun and Li Hu and Huapeng Yu and Jingjing Wang},
  journal={European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology},
  year={2011},
  volume={269},
  pages={155-163}
}
The purpose of this study was to investigate the incidence of bacterial biofilm (BBF) in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) using confocal scanning laser microscopy (CSLM), and to assess the relationship between BBF and clinical features of CRS. This was a prospective observational study of the sinus mucosa of 27 CRS patients and 10 controls undergoing endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS). Clinical information was recorded preoperatively and sinus mucosal specimens were collected… CONTINUE READING