Balloon Frontal Sinuplasty

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Indications:

  • Chronic frontal sinusitis refractory to medical therapy
  • Narrow frontal recess and/or frontal ostia

Highlights:

  • Catheter positioned in middle meatus
  • Lighted guide-wire threaded into frontal sinus
  • Balloon threaded over guide-wire and inflated

Keep in Mind/Things to Remember:

  • Trans-illumination of frontal sinus confirms proper positioning.
  • Specific indications and long-term outcomes await further study.