OTOLARYNGOLOGY

Optic Nerve Decompression

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Abstract Endoscopic transnasal surgery has become an effective approach to the surgical management of diseases of the sinuses, orbit, and anterior skull base. Technologic advances have been critical in advancing…

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Endoscopic Medial Maxillectomy

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Abstract The endoscopic medial maxillectomy is the modern adaptation of the more historical open medial maxillectomy. This extended endoscopic technique is suitable for the removal of benign maxillary sinus tumors…

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Endoscopic Denker Approach for Anterior Maxilla Tumors

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Abstract Despite recent advances in endoscopic techniques, tumors involving the anterior maxilla remain difficult to reach through a purely endonasal approach. Even with cross-court procedures, lesions involving the anteroinferior and…

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Endoscopic Vidian Neurectomy

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Abstract Transnasal endoscopic vidian neurectomy is a key procedure performed for treatment of vasomotor rhinitis. Understanding the anatomy of the vidian canal is a key element to the surgery. Wide…

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Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy

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Abstract Endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) is used to treat epiphora caused by anatomic or functional obstruction of the nasolacrimal apparatus. However, success is dependent on a thorough understanding of the endonasal…

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Endoscopic Orbital Decompression

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Abstract For more than 100 years, surgical decompression of the orbit has been used to treat severe proptosis and thyroid eye disease, also known as Graves ophthalmopathy. With the advent…

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