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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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"…

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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…

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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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