Identifying and Addressing Causes of Failure in Frontal Sinus Surgery
Effective management of the diseased frontal sinus remains one of the most challenging problems facing the rhinologic surgeon. Although advances in instrumentation and image-guided technology have facilitated more effective endoscopic sinus surgery, the complex anatomy of the frontal region poses challenges in sustaining a long-term functional frontal outflow tract. This chapter presents common reasons for failure of frontal sinus surgery as well as options for secondary management.
KeywordsFrontal sinus Frontal surgery Surgical failure Revision surgery
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