Sinusitis Overview & Treatments

Sinusitis affects 37 million people each year,1-3 making it one of the most common health problems in the U.S. It is more prevalent than heart disease and asthma1 and has a greater impact on one’s quality of life than chronic back pain or congestive heart failure.4

1 Benninger, M. et al. Adult chronic rhinosinusitis: Definitions, diagnosis, epidemiology, and pathophysiology. Otolaryngology Head Neck Surg 2003; 129S: S1-S32.
2http://www.webmd.com/allergies/guide/allergies-sinusitis.
3 Lusk, R., et al. Long term follow-up for children treated with surgical intervention for chronic rhinosinusitis. Laryngoscope 2006; 116: 2099-2107.
4 Gliklich, R., et al. Health impact of chronic sinusitis in patients seeking otolaryngologic care. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 1995; 113: 104-109.

 

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