The effect of high-dose topical corticosteroid therapy on prevention of recurrent nasal polyps after revision endoscopic sinus surgery.

@article{Kang2008TheEO,
  title={The effect of high-dose topical corticosteroid therapy on prevention of recurrent nasal polyps after revision endoscopic sinus surgery.},
  author={Il Gyu Kang and Byung Ki Yoon and Joo Hyun Jung and Heung Eog Cha and Seon Tae Kim},
  journal={American journal of rhinology},
  year={2008},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={497-501}
}
BACKGROUND Topical corticosteroid spray is widely used after endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) to reduce the recurrence of polyposis. However, it has not always shown satisfactory results in clinical practice. We compared the effects of topical spray and high-dose topical steroid gauze packing on the prevention of recurrent nasal polyps after ESS. METHODS We selected 32 patients with recurrent nasal polyps after ESS. In group 1, 18 patients were treated with topical steroid spray and in group 2… CONTINUE READING
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