Surgery Improves Life of Patients With Sinus and Sleep Problems

September 11, 2015 11:04 AM

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A new study, published online by JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, has found that the quality of life (QOL) for patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) and obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) can be improved following endoscopic sinus surgery.

Timothy L. Smith, of Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, USA, and colleagues investigated the impact of comorbid OSA on CRS disease-specific QOL and sleep dysfunction in patients with CRS following functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS). In their study, they included 405 patients w...

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