December 05th, 2017
How chronic sinusitis affects quality of life and the role of sinus surgery
Breathing is fundamental and usually automatic. If you’re doing it right, you don’t notice it. If your breathing goes wrong, though, you realize it pretty quickly. It may cause discomfort, disrupt sleep, and limit…CONTINUE READING
November 24th, 2017
An overview of nasal rinses and sprays
When sinus conditions occur, there are different topical treatments, or therapies that can be applied direc…CONTINUE READING
November 17th, 2017
How long is sinus surgery recovery?
When planning for surgery, it’s important to make sure you have enough time available for a full recovery…CONTINUE READING
November 12th, 2017
Preparing for sinus surgery
What to know, how to get ready, where to look for advice You've seen your general practitioner, been refer…CONTINUE READING
November 08th, 2017
How is a sinus infection diagnosed?
Sinus infections are common, but if they don’t go away quickly on their own, they can require medical att…CONTINUE READING
November 08th, 2017
Sinus infection vs a cold
Everyone knows what a cold is like—congestion, sneezing, coughing, and all the rest. But when is a "cold"…CONTINUE READING
November 01st, 2017
What is balloon dilation/sinuplasty?
Balloon dilation, also known as balloon sinuplasty, is a surgery to widen blocked sinus passages without cu…CONTINUE READING
The purpose of the site is to help create awareness about sinusitis and treatment options for the disease. Please note that information contained on this site is not medical advice. It should not be used as a substitute for speaking with your physician. Always talk with your physician about diagnosis and treatment information.
The PROPEL sinus implants are intended for use after sinus surgery to maintain patency and to locally deliver steroids to the sinus mucosa: PROPEL for use in the ethmoid sinus, PROPEL Mini for use in the ethmoid sinus and frontal sinus opening, and PROPEL Contour for use in the frontal and maxillary sinus ostia. The implants are intended for use in patients ≥18 years of age. Contraindications include patients with intolerance to mometasone furoate (MF) or a hypersensitivity to bioabsorbable polymers. Safety and effectiveness of the implants in pregnant or nursing females have not been studied. Risks may include, but are not limited to, pain/pressure, displacement of implant, possible side effects of intranasal MF, sinusitis, epistaxis, and infection. For complete prescribing information see IFU at www.IntersectENT.com. Rx only.
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