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Chronic Rhinosinusitis

Pathogenesis and Medical Management, 1st Edition

Edited by Daniel L. Hamilos, Fuad M. Baroody

CRC Press

368 pages

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Rhinosinusitis is increasing in prevalence and incidence, and has been estimated to affect approximately 31 million patients in the United States each year. This comprehensive reference offers recommendations for the optimal treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis and indicates pathways for new research in the field. Offering an interdisciplinary appro

Table of Contents

Clinical Patterns of Illness and Disease Classification. Impact of CRS on QOL and Medical Expenditure. Environmental and Allergic Factors; Experimental Models. Innate & Acquired Immunity and Epithelial Cell Function. Role of T Cells and Eosinophils in CRS. Role of Mast Cells and Basophils in CRS. Mucociliary Transport in CRS. Glandular and Vascular Abnormalities in CRS. Bacterial Infection and Antibiotic Treatment in CRS. Bacteria as Immune Stimulant in CRS. Fungi as Immune Stimulant EFRS. Radiologic Assessment of CRS Including Image Guided Technology. Role of Rhinoscopic Assessment in Medical Management. Role of Steroids in Treatment of RS +/- Polyposis. Ancillary Therapies in CRS. Classic AFS Including Clinical Trials. Medical Management of RS Comorbidities. Special Considerations Regarding Pediatric CRS. Approach to Evaluation and Medical Management of CRS. Interfacing Medical Surgical Management of CRS

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED014000
MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine
MED079000
MEDICAL / Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine
MED085000
MEDICAL / Surgery / General