Treatment of idiopathic rhinitis with kinetic oscillations – a multi-centre randomized controlled study

@article{Ehnhage2016TreatmentOI,
  title={Treatment of idiopathic rhinitis with kinetic oscillations – a multi-centre randomized controlled study},
  author={Anders Ehnhage and Pernilla Sahlstrand Johnsson and Cecilia Ahlstr{\"o}m-Emanuelsson and Morgan Andersson and Johan Knutsson and Jacob Lien and Tomas Norlander and Petter Olsson and Jan-Eric Friis-Liby and Mats Holmstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Acta Oto-Laryngologica},
  year={2016},
  volume={136},
  pages={852 - 859}
}
Abstract Conclusions: The potential effects of KOS are still uncertain regarding the most effective air pressure to be used as well as the physiological effects on the nasal mucosa. The results of the study do not support a convincing treatment effect by KOS on IR. Objectives: Idiopathic rhinitis (IR) is a common disorder, affecting ∼10–20% of the population. A new method for treating IR, Kinetic Oscillation Stimulation (KOS), has been reported to have beneficial effects on total vasomotor… 
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