- Treatment of nasal polyposis and chronic rhinosinusitis with fluticasone propionate nasal drops reduces need for sinus surgeryAlbertien A C Aukema
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
J Allergy Clin Immunol 115:1017-23. 2005..Oral steroids have considerable systemic side effects, and nasal sprays do not sufficiently reach the middle meatus, where polyps originate. Nasal drops might be a more useful formula to deliver steroids into the middle meatus...
- Chronic rhinosinusitis: management for optimal outcomesAlbertien A C Aukema
Ear, Nose and Throat Department, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Treat Respir Med 3:97-105. 2004..In the case of nasal polyposis surgery is more aggressive involving removal of the diseased polypous mucosa. It is recommended that medical treatment should be continued post sinus surgery...