Comprehensively addressing the various aspects of sinus disease in children, this reference describes the entire spectrum of pediatric sinusitis management, surgery, and control-opening with sections on anatomy and pathophysiology; demonstrating approaches in diagnostic work-up and medical therapy; detailing surgical management; and considering topics such as sinusitis complications, comorbidity, tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy, cystic fibrosis, and allergy or immune deficiency; this guide is a stand-alone source for anyone involved in pediatric sinus disease.
Embryology and Anatomy of the Nose and Paranasal Sinuses. Pathophysiology and Etiology of Pediatric Rhinosinusitis. Diagnostic Work-up for Pediatric Rhinosinusitis. Adult vs. Pediatric Sinusitis. Sinusitis and Its Complications. Pediatric Sinusitis and Comorbidities. Pediatric Allergy and Sinusitis. Immune Deficiency/Disorders and Pediatric Sinusitis. Cystic Fibrosis and Sinusitis. Medical Treatment of Rhinosinusitis in Infants and Children. Functional Endonasal Sinus Surgery in Pediatric Patients. The Role of Computer assisted surgery (Navigators) in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery. A Stepwise Approach to Endoscopic Surgery for Advanced Sinonasal Disease. Role of Tonsils and Adenoids in Pediatric Sinusitis. Complications of Sphenoid Sinus Surgery. How to Set up a Sinus Center