Saccharin test of maxillary sinus mucociliary function after endoscopic sinus surgery.

@article{Asai2000SaccharinTO,
  title={Saccharin test of maxillary sinus mucociliary function after endoscopic sinus surgery.},
  author={Kiyofumi Asai and Shinichi Haruna and Nobuyoshi Otori and Kiyoshi Yanagi and Masanobu Fukami and Hiroshi Moriyama},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2000},
  volume={110 1},
  pages={117-22}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the usefulness of the saccharin time (ST) test for evaluating the mucociliary function of the maxillary sinus after endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) for chronic sinusitis. STUDY DESIGN METHODS This study was conducted on 88 maxillary sinuses of 74 patients after ESS. The maxillary sinus fontanel was broadly opened via the middle meatus using an endoscope, and a saccharin granule was adhered to the bottom of the maxillary sinus mucosa The time until the patient… CONTINUE READING
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