maxillary sinusitis

Summary

Summary: Inflammation of the maxillary sinus. In most cases it is the result of infection by the bacteria HAEMOPHILUS INFLUENZAE; STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE; and STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS. This condition may be acute or chronic.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Chronic maxillary sinusitis of dental origin: is external surgical approach mandatory?
    Andrey S Lopatin
    Otorhinolaryngology Department, Central Hospital, Presidential Medical Center, Moscow, Russia
    Laryngoscope 112:1056-9. 2002
  2. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy of acute maxillary sinusitis in adults in primary care
    Karin Blomgren
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Prim Health Care 20:40-4. 2002
  3. ncbi Antibiotics and topical nasal steroid for treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis: a randomized controlled trial
    Ian G Williamson
    Department of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, England
    JAMA 298:2487-96. 2007
  4. ncbi Endoscopic surgical treatment of chronic maxillary sinusitis of dental origin
    Fabio Costa
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria, Faculty of Medicine, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:223-8. 2007
  5. ncbi Bacteriological findings and antimicrobial resistance in odontogenic and non-odontogenic chronic maxillary sinusitis
    Salvatore Puglisi
    Department of Bio Medical Sciences, Section of Microbiology, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Med Microbiol 60:1353-9. 2011
  6. ncbi Clinical aspects of odontogenic maxillary sinusitis: a case series
    Anthony B Longhini
    School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 1:409-15. 2011
  7. ncbi Meta-analysis of the etiology of odontogenic maxillary sinusitis
    Oscar Arias-Irimia
    Oral Surgeon of Oral and Implantological Surgery Department of Hospital de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 15:e70-3. 2010
  8. ncbi Reduced nitric oxide in sinus epithelium of patients with radiologic maxillary sinusitis and sepsis
    Maria Deja
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intemsive Care Medicine, Charite Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:281-6. 2003
  9. ncbi Maxillary sinusitis of odontogenic origin: cone-beam volumetric computerized tomography-aided diagnosis
    Umadevi P Nair
    University of Florida College of Dentistry, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0414, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 110:e53-7. 2010
  10. ncbi Increase in the frequency of recovery of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in acute and chronic maxillary sinusitis
    Itzhak Brook
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    J Med Microbiol 57:1015-7. 2008

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  1. ncbi Chronic maxillary sinusitis of dental origin: is external surgical approach mandatory?
    Andrey S Lopatin
    Otorhinolaryngology Department, Central Hospital, Presidential Medical Center, Moscow, Russia
    Laryngoscope 112:1056-9. 2002
    The study evaluated a minimally invasive endoscopic shaver-assisted technique for treatment of chronic maxillary sinusitis of dental origin.
  2. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy of acute maxillary sinusitis in adults in primary care
    Karin Blomgren
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Prim Health Care 20:40-4. 2002
    To evaluate the diagnostic value of symptoms and signs used in diagnosing acute community-acquired maxillary sinusitis (ACAMS), and to find useful clinical predictors for diagnosing it in adults in primary care.
  3. ncbi Antibiotics and topical nasal steroid for treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis: a randomized controlled trial
    Ian G Williamson
    Department of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, England
    JAMA 298:2487-96. 2007
    ..Acute sinusitis is a common clinical problem that usually results in a prescription for antibiotics but the role of antibiotics is debated. Anti-inflammatory drugs such as topical steroids may be beneficial but are underresearched...
  4. ncbi Endoscopic surgical treatment of chronic maxillary sinusitis of dental origin
    Fabio Costa
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria, Faculty of Medicine, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:223-8. 2007
    Chronic maxillary sinusitis of dental origin (CMSDO) is a common disease that requires treatment of the sinusitis as well as of the odontogenic source...
  5. ncbi Bacteriological findings and antimicrobial resistance in odontogenic and non-odontogenic chronic maxillary sinusitis
    Salvatore Puglisi
    Department of Bio Medical Sciences, Section of Microbiology, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Med Microbiol 60:1353-9. 2011
    The main objectives of this study were to estimate the frequency of chronic maxillary sinusitis of dental origin, and to evaluate the microbiology of odontogenic and non-odontogenic chronic maxillary sinusitis...
  6. ncbi Clinical aspects of odontogenic maxillary sinusitis: a case series
    Anthony B Longhini
    School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 1:409-15. 2011
    The incidence of odontogenic maxillary sinusitis (OMS) is unknown. Failure to address dental pathology causing sinusitis can lead to failure of medical and surgical treatments...
  7. ncbi Meta-analysis of the etiology of odontogenic maxillary sinusitis
    Oscar Arias-Irimia
    Oral Surgeon of Oral and Implantological Surgery Department of Hospital de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 15:e70-3. 2010
    To identify and evaluate the frequency of the different odontogenic conditions that may lead to maxillary sinusitis.
  8. ncbi Reduced nitric oxide in sinus epithelium of patients with radiologic maxillary sinusitis and sepsis
    Maria Deja
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intemsive Care Medicine, Charite Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:281-6. 2003
    Radiologic maxillary sinusitis is an important risk factor for development of bronchopneumonia in mechanically ventilated patients...
  9. ncbi Maxillary sinusitis of odontogenic origin: cone-beam volumetric computerized tomography-aided diagnosis
    Umadevi P Nair
    University of Florida College of Dentistry, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0414, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 110:e53-7. 2010
    Study of radiographic features of maxillary sinusitis of odontogenic origin as visualized on 3-dimensional advanced imaging is essential for prompt diagnosis and appropriate management...
  10. ncbi Increase in the frequency of recovery of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in acute and chronic maxillary sinusitis
    Itzhak Brook
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    J Med Microbiol 57:1015-7. 2008
    ..Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) between the periods 2001-2003 and 2004-2006 in acute and chronic maxillary sinusitis. Cultures were obtained from 458 patients, 244 with acute and 214 with chronic maxillary sinusitis; 215 ..
  11. ncbi Microbiology of acute and chronic maxillary sinusitis in smokers and nonsmokers
    Itzhak Brook
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 120:707-12. 2011
    We evaluated the microbiology of sinus aspirates of smokers and nonsmokers with acute and chronic maxillary sinusitis.
  12. ncbi Sinus augmentation surgery after endoscopic sinus surgery for the treatment of chronic maxillary sinusitis: a case report
    Takayoshi Tobita
    Division of Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Department of Sensory and Locomotor Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Fukui, Fukui, Japan
    Implant Dent 20:337-40. 2011
    ..This article documents a patient history involving chronic sinusitis that was treated by the ESS therapy before sinus augmentation surgery as a pretreatment for insertion of dental implants...
  13. ncbi Moxifloxacin versus amoxicillin clavulanate in the treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis: a primary care experience
    S Rakkar
    Plano Medical Center, Plano, Texas, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 55:309-15. 2001
    ..In conclusion, once-daily moxifloxacin is as effective and safe as twice-daily amoxicillin/clavulanate in the treatment of acute sinusitis. Moxifloxacin is associated with more rapid symptomatic relief...
  14. ncbi Comparison of the efficacy and safety of moxifloxacin and trovafloxacin for the treatment of acute, bacterial maxillary sinusitis in adults
    J M Klossek
    ENT and Maxillo facial Department, Hopital Jean Bernard, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire de Poitiers, BP 577, 86021 Poitiers Cedex, France
    J Laryngol Otol 117:43-51. 2003
    ..Overall, moxifloxacin was at least as effective clinically and bacteriologically as trovafloxacin and better tolerated...
  15. ncbi Effect of treatment on maxillary sinus and nasal nitric oxide concentrations in patients with nosocomial maxillary sinusitis
    Bruno Degano
    Service de Pneomologie, CHU Larrey, TSA 30030, 31059 Toulouse Cedex 4, France
    Chest 128:1699-705. 2005
    ..NO plays a major role in nonspecific immune defense of sinuses. We therefore aimed to study maxillary NO concentration during the treatment of MNS with drainage, daily lavage, and removal of any nasally introduced tube...
  16. ncbi Modified endoscopic medial maxillectomy for chronic maxillary sinusitis
    Bradford A Woodworth
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 135 Rutledge Avenue, Suite 1130, P O Box 250550, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Rhinol 20:317-9. 2006
    ..However, few reports discuss the efficacy of MEMM for treatment of inflammatory disease of the maxillary sinus. We evaluate the efficacy of MEMM in treating chronic maxillary sinusitis.
  17. ncbi Frequency of recovery of pathogens from the nasopharynx of children with acute maxillary sinusitis before and after the introduction of vaccination with the 7-valent pneumococcal vaccine
    Itzhak Brook
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University, School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 71:575-9. 2007
    To compare the proportion of recovery of pathogens in the nasopharynx of children with acute maxillary sinusitis in the 5 years period before to the 5 years period following the introduction of vaccination with the 7-valent pneumococcal ..
  18. ncbi Acute bacterial maxillary sinusitis: time to symptom resolution and return to normal activities with moxifloxacin
    P Johnson
    ENT Consultants of Winchester, Winchester, VA, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 62:1366-72. 2008
    ..time to resolution of key symptoms and return to normal activities in adults with acute bacterial maxillary sinusitis treated with moxifloxacin 400 mg qd for 10 days...
  19. ncbi Small and large middle meatus antrostomies in the treatment of chronic maxillary sinusitis
    Silviu Albu
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Cluj, Romania
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:542-7. 2004
    The study goal was to compare the postoperative endoscopic appearance of the middle meatus antrostomy with symptomatic relief in patients undergoing endoscopic endonasal sinus surgery for chronic maxillary sinusitis.
  20. ncbi Cone-beam computed tomography evaluation of maxillary sinusitis
    Michelle Maillet
    Department of Restorative Sciences, Division of Endodontics, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, 8 166 Moos Tower, 515 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Endod 37:753-7. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the radiographic characteristics of odontogenic maxillary sinusitis as seen on cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) scans and to determine whether any tooth or any tooth root ..
  21. ncbi Diagnosis and treatment of maxillary sinusitis after implant placement
    Su Gwan Kim
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Dentistry, Chosun University, Gwangju, Republic of Korea
    Implant Dent 19:115-21. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prognosis and treatment of infection of the maxillary sinus associated with dental implants...
  22. ncbi Odontogenic sinusitis: an ancient but under-appreciated cause of maxillary sinusitis
    Nimish A Patel
    Division of Sinonasal Disorders and Allergy, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 20:24-8. 2012
    ..We review several recent case series and reviews of odontogenic sinusitis that characterize and discuss emerging diagnostic modalities in odontogenic sinusitis...
  23. ncbi Management of acute maxillary sinusitis in Finnish primary care. Results from the nationwide MIKSTRA study
    Helena Varonen
    Finnish Medical Society Duodecim, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Prim Health Care 22:122-7. 2004
    To study the management of acute maxillary sinusitis (AMS) in Finnish primary care and to compare it both to recommendations in national guidelines and to the management of other upper respiratory tract infections (URTI).
  24. ncbi Results of endoscopic maxillary mega-antrostomy in recalcitrant maxillary sinusitis
    Do Yeon Cho
    Division of Rhinology, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5739, USA
    Am J Rhinol 22:658-62. 2008
    ..This study describes our results of EMMA in recalcitrant maxillary sinusitis.
  25. ncbi Microbiology of acute and chronic maxillary sinusitis associated with an odontogenic origin
    Itzhak Brook
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:823-5. 2005
    ..To study the microbiology of sinusitis associated with odontogenic origin...
  26. ncbi Implementing guidelines on acute maxillary sinusitis in general practice--a randomized controlled trial
    Helena Varonen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Fam Pract 24:201-6. 2007
    Management of acute maxillary sinusitis (AMS) is not optimal; antibiotics are often prescribed for viral sinusitis, which leads to many problems including those with antimicrobial resistance...
  27. ncbi Prevalence of pathologic findings in the maxillary sinus in cone-beam computerized tomography
    Lutz Ritter
    Interdisciplinary Outpatient Department of Oral Surgery and Implantology, Department of Craniomaxillofacial and Plastic Surgery, University of Cologne, Germany
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 111:634-40. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of pathologic findings in the maxillary sinus by using cone-beam computerized tomography (CBCT)...
  28. ncbi Maxillary sinus disease of odontogenic origin
    Pushkar Mehra
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Boston University Medical Center, MA, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 37:347-64. 2004
    Odontogenic sinusitis is a well-recognized condition and accounts for approximately 10% to 12% of cases of maxillary sinusitis. An odontogenic source should be considered in patients with symptoms of maxillary sinusitis who give a ..
  29. ncbi Incidental maxillary sinus findings in orthodontic patients: a radiographic analysis using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT)
    P Pazera
    Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Orthod Craniofac Res 14:17-24. 2011
    ..To determine the frequency of incidental maxillary sinus findings using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) images made for orthodontic purposes...
  30. ncbi Use of pharmacodynamic endpoints for the evaluation of levofloxacin for the treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis
    Paul G Ambrose
    ICPD Ordway Research Institute, Albany, NY 12208, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 61:13-20. 2008
    ..technique to obtain daily specimens to evaluate the time course of drug effect in patients with acute maxillary sinusitis. Eighteen patients with a radiologically confirmed acute maxillary sinusitis were enrolled into a study ..
  31. ncbi Serial sinus aspirate samples during high-dose, short-course levofloxacin treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis
    Jack B Anon
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh, College of Medicine, Erie, PA 16508, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 57:105-7. 2007
    ..sinus catheter during high-dose, short-course levofloxacin (750 mg daily x 5 days) treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis. Pathogens were isolated from 4 of 18 recruited patients...
  32. ncbi Use of pharmacodynamic end points in the evaluation of gatifloxacin for the treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis
    Paul G Ambrose
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Cognigen Corporation, Buffalo, New York 14221, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1513-20. 2004
    ..between drug exposure and the time course of antimicrobial effect at the primary infection site for acute maxillary sinusitis has not previously been explored...
  33. ncbi Comparison of ultrasound, radiography, and clinical examination in the diagnosis of acute maxillary sinusitis: a systematic review
    H Varonen
    Department of Services and Quality, STAKES, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, P O Box 220, 00531, Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Epidemiol 53:940-8. 2000
    The objective of this study was to assess the discriminative properties of the methods for diagnosing acute maxillary sinusitis (AMS) in unselected patients...
  34. ncbi Presentation and treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis in general practice: a French observational study
    J M Klossek
    ENT and Head and Neck Department, University Hospital Jean Bernard Service, ORL, Poitiers Cedex, France
    Rhinology 49:84-9. 2011
    ..was conducted to determine the characteristics that influence the diagnosis and treatment patterns of acute maxillary sinusitis among general practitioners in France...
  35. pmc Maxillary sinusitis caused by medusoid form of Schizophyllum commune
    L Sigler
    The University of Alberta Microfungus Collection and Herbarium, Devonian Botanic Garden, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Microbiol 37:3395-8. 1999
    We present a case of maxillary sinusitis in a diabetic female caused by the basidiomycete fungus Schizophyllum commune. Identification of the isolate was hampered by its atypical features...
  36. ncbi Comparison of B-mode ultrasound and computed tomography in the diagnosis of maxillary sinusitis in mechanically ventilated patients
    G Hilbert
    Medical Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital of Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
    Crit Care Med 29:1337-42. 2001
    ..A paranasal CT scan and a B-mode ultrasound were performed the same day. Radiologic maxillary sinusitis (RMS) was defined as complete opacification of the sinus or as the presence of an air-fluid level...
  37. ncbi A randomized study assessing the systematic search for maxillary sinusitis in nasotracheally mechanically ventilated patients. Influence of nosocomial maxillary sinusitis on the occurrence of ventilator-associated pneumonia
    L Holzapfel
    Service de Réanimation et Service de Bactériologie, Centre Hospitalier, Bourg en Bresse and Département de Biostastistique et Informatique Médicale, Hopital Saint Louis, Paris, France
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 159:695-701. 1999
    ..The effect on mortality should be confirmed...
  38. ncbi Endodontic implications of the maxillary sinus: a review
    C H J Hauman
    Departments of Oral Rehabilitation and Stomatology, School of Dentistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int Endod J 35:127-41. 2002
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  39. ncbi Maxillary sinusitis as a surrogate model for CF gene therapy clinical trials in patients with antrostomies
    J A Wagner
    Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA 94305 5332, USA
    J Gene Med 1:13-21. 1999
    ..Using CF sinusitis as a surrogate model for testing clinical efficacy of new treatments is attractive because CF upper respiratory disease is similar to the lower respiratory disease with respect to electrophysiology and microbiology...
  40. ncbi Bacteriological efficacy of 5-day therapy with telithromycin in acute maxillary sinusitis
    P Buchanan
    River Road Medical Group, 890 River Road, Eugene, OR 97404, USA
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 25:237-46. 2005
    ..catarrhalis. In a pooled analysis of three large controlled clinical trials involving patients with acute maxillary sinusitis, the bacteriological efficacy of 5- or 10-day treatment with telithromycin and 10-day treatment with ..
  41. ncbi Efficacy of a complex homeopathic medication (Sinfrontal) in patients with acute maxillary sinusitis: a prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter clinical trial
    Dmitriy I Zabolotnyi
    Research Institute for Ear, Nose, and Throat Diseases, Kiev, Ukraine
    Explore (NY) 3:98-109. 2007
    There is a demand for clinical trials that demonstrate homeopathic medications to be effective and safe in the treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis (AMS).
  42. ncbi Bacterial colonization and granulocyte activation in chronic maxillary sinusitis in asthmatics and non-asthmatics
    Kreso Zurak
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Sestre Milosrdnice, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Med Microbiol 58:1231-5. 2009
    ..Bacterial colonization in chronically inflamed sinuses may have an impact on neutrophil granulocyte activation in patients with bronchial asthma, which was not confirmed for patients with CRS without asthma...
  43. ncbi A bioarcheological study of maxillary sinusitis
    Charlotte A Roberts
    Department of Archaeology, Durham University, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
    Am J Phys Anthropol 133:792-807. 2007
    b>Maxillary sinusitis was studied as an indicator of poor air quality...
  44. ncbi The value of the occipitomental (Waters') view in diagnosis of sinusitis: a comparative study with computed tomography
    E Konen
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Hashomer, Israel
    Clin Radiol 55:856-60. 2000
    ..Our purpose was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of a single Waters' view vs high resolution computed tomography (CT) in the diagnosis of paranasal sinusitis...
  45. ncbi Frequency of a dental source for acute maxillary sinusitis
    Steven R Bomeli
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Laryngoscope 119:580-4. 2009
    To identify radiographic features of odontogenic acute maxillary sinusitis and to determine the frequency of a causative dental infection in patients with radiographic evidence of maxillary sinus fluid.
  46. ncbi Chronic odontogenic maxillary sinusitis
    Paulius Ugincius
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu Str 2, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Stomatologija 8:44-8. 2006
    ..6 times more than males during the period from 1999 till 2004 in Kaunas Hospital of University of Medicine. Females treated for chronic MS were 4.5 years older than males...
  47. ncbi Microbiology of sinus puncture versus middle meatal aspiration in acute bacterial maxillary sinusitis
    Sander Joniau
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Sint Jan General Hospital, Bruges, Belgium
    Am J Rhinol 19:135-40. 2005
    Maxillary sinus puncture is considered the gold standard for diagnosing acute bacterial maxillary sinusitis (ABMS) and for identifying bacterial pathogens in antimicrobial trials of ABMS...
  48. ncbi [Pathology of recent odontogenic maxillary sinusitis and the usefulness of endoscopic sinus surgery]
    K Sato
    Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume
    Nippon Jibiinkoka Gakkai Kaiho 104:715-20. 2001
    A Clinicopathological investigation of 34 patients with surgery-requiring odontogenic maxillary sinusitis was conducted...
  49. ncbi Macrolide immunomodulatory effects and symptom resolution in acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis and acute maxillary sinusitis: a focus on clarithromycin
    William R Bishai
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, 1550 Orleans Street, CRB2 108, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 4:405-16. 2006
    ..proven to be highly effective in treating acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic bronchitis and acute maxillary sinusitis. In addition, immunomodulatory effects that may contribute to symptom resolution have been reported...
  50. ncbi Bacteriology of chronic maxillary sinusitis and normal maxillary sinuses: using culture and multiplex polymerase chain reaction
    M Tayyar Kalcioglu
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey
    Am J Rhinol 17:143-7. 2003
    ..Also a new bacterial agent, Alloiococcus otitidis determined in the nasopharynx and middle ear specimens can be thought as a causative agent of sinusitis...
  51. ncbi Frequency of recovery of pathogens causing acute maxillary sinusitis in adults before and after introduction of vaccination of children with the 7-valent pneumococcal vaccine
    Itzhak Brook
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University School of Medicine and Alachua General and North Florida Regional Hospitals, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Med Microbiol 55:943-6. 2006
    The objective of the study was to compare the proportions of the recovery of pathogens of acute maxillary sinusitis in adults in the 4-year period prior to the 5-year period that followed the introduction of vaccination of children with ..
  52. ncbi Maxillary sinusitis of odontogenic origin
    Pushkar Mehra
    Department of Dentistry and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Boston Medical Center, 100 East Newton Street, Suite G 407, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 9:238-43. 2009
    Odontogenic etiology accounts for 10% to 12% of cases of maxillary sinusitis. Although uncommon, direct spread of dental infections into the maxillary sinus is possible due to the close relationship of the maxillary posterior teeth to ..
  53. ncbi The association between paranasal computerized tomography scans and symptoms and signs in a general practice population with acute maxillary sinusitis
    Jens Georg Hansen
    Aalborg County Hospital, Aalborg SV, Denmark
    APMIS 119:44-8. 2011
    ..signs, and bacteriological diagnoses in a general practice population who had been diagnosed with acute maxillary sinusitis (AMS)...
  54. ncbi Rigid nasal endoscopy versus sinus puncture and aspiration for microbiologic documentation of acute bacterial maxillary sinusitis
    G H Talbot
    Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Bridgewater, NJ, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 33:1668-75. 2001
    ..and aspiration is an invasive procedure that hinders patient enrollment in studies of acute bacterial maxillary sinusitis (ABMS). Pain and minor bleeding also limit its potential diagnostic utility in clinical practice...
  55. ncbi The role of ultrasonography in the evaluation of maxillary sinusitis in pediatrics
    Otilia Fufezan
    Clinical Emergency Pediatric Hospital, Radiology Department, Str Campeni 2 4, Cluj Napoca, Romania
    Med Ultrason 12:4-11. 2010
    ..Ultrasonography is seldom mentioned in literature as a diagnosis method of sinusitis...
  56. ncbi Evaluation of odontogenic maxillary sinusitis using cone-beam computed tomography: three case reports
    Jerome J Cymerman
    School of Dental Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    J Endod 37:1465-9. 2011
    Ten to twelve percent of all cases of maxillary sinusitis derive from odontogenic origin...
  57. ncbi The effect of high single dose parenteral vitamin A in addition to antibiotic therapy on healing of maxillary sinusitis in experimental acute sinusitis
    Murat Unal
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Mersin, Mersin, Turkey
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 65:219-23. 2002
    The aim of this study is to investigate the therapeutic role of vitamin A in addition to standard antibiotic treatment on healing of experimental acute maxillary sinusitis.
  58. ncbi Evaluation of the pathophysiology of odontogenic maxillary sinusitis using bone scintigraphy
    T Nishimura
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Japan
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 31:389-96. 2002
    ..mucosa and wall (mucosal and bony lesions) were evaluated to identify the pathophysiology of odontogenic maxillary sinusitis. Out of 80 patients who underwent CT, 32 patients were examined using single photon emission computerized ..
  59. ncbi Mucosal healing and mucociliary transport change after endoscopic sinus surgery in children with chronic maxillary sinusitis
    Hung Meng Huang
    Department of Otolaryngology, Taipei Municipal Women and Children Hospital, Taipei Medical University, 12 Fu Chou Street, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:1361-7. 2006
    The aim of the study was to evaluate the effects of endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic maxillary sinusitis in children by investigating ultrastructure element changes in the sinus mucosa and nasal mucociliary clearance before and after ..
  60. ncbi A comparison of the efficacy of telithromycin versus cefuroxime axetil in the treatment of acute bacterial maxillary sinusitis
    Patricia P Buchanan
    River Road Medical Group, 890 River Road, Eugene, OR 97404, USA
    Am J Rhinol 17:369-77. 2003
    ..Telithromycin, a new ketolide, exhibits potent activity against respiratory pathogens, including resistant strains...
  61. ncbi Efficacy and tolerability of telithromycin for 5 or 10 days vs amoxicillin/clavulanic acid for 10 days in acute maxillary sinusitis
    Maynard Luterman
    Sound Medical Research, Orchard Park, N Y, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 82:576-80, 82-4, 586 passim. 2003
    ..with that of amoxicillin/clavulanic acid, at 500/125 mg three times daily for 10 days, in adults with acute maxillary sinusitis (AMS)...
  62. ncbi Patients' and physicians' views on the management of acute maxillary sinusitis
    Helena Varonen
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health STAKES, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Prim Health Care 22:22-6. 2004
    To study the views of patients and physicians on the management of suspected acute maxillary sinusitis and on suggested changes in practice.
  63. ncbi Clinical and bacteriological efficacy of 5-day telithromycin in acute maxillary sinusitis: a pooled analysis
    K Roos
    Lundby Hospital, ONH mott, Wieselgrensplatsen 2A, Göteborg 41717, Sweden
    J Infect 50:210-20. 2005
    ..800 mg once daily) with a 10-day course of telithromycin or standard comparators (amoxicillin-clavulanate 500/125 mg three times daily or cefuroxime axetil 250 mg twice daily) in patients with acute maxillary sinusitis (AMS).
  64. ncbi Efficacy and tolerability of once-daily therapy with telithromycin for 5 or 10 days for the treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis
    K Roos
    Lundby Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Chemotherapy 48:100-8. 2002
    The efficacy and tolerability of oral telithromycin 800 mg once daily for 5 vs. 10 days were assessed in patients with acute maxillary sinusitis (AMS).
  65. ncbi Moxifloxacin in the treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis after first-line treatment failure and acute sinusitis with high risk of complications
    P Gehanno
    Otorhinolaryngology Unit, Bichat Claude Bernard Hospital, Paris, France
    J Int Med Res 31:434-47. 2003
    ..study evaluated the efficacy and safety of 7-day oral moxifloxacin (400 mg/day) for treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis after first-line treatment failure (group 1), and acute sinusitis with high risk of complications (group 2)...
  66. ncbi Normalization of maxillary sinus mucosa after functional endoscopic sinus surgery in pediatric chronic sinusitis
    Hung Meng Huang
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei Municipal Women and Children Hospital, 12 Fu Chou Street, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 69:1219-23. 2005
    To observe the recovery of maxillary sinus mucosa after endoscopic sinus surgery in children with chronic maxillary sinusitis. Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) was used to perform a middle meatal antrostomy, leaving the antral ..
  67. ncbi A prospective controlled trial of pulsed nasal nebulizer in maximally dissected cadavers
    Rowan Valentine
    Department of Surgery Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Adelaide University, Australia
    Am J Rhinol 22:390-4. 2008
    ..Current nasal delivery techniques show inconsistent sinus penetration. The aim of this study was to compare sinonasal penetration of nasal douching to an optimized nasal nebulizer in an operated cadaver model...
  68. ncbi The incidence of complications after canine fossa puncture performed during endoscopic sinus surgery
    Simon R Robinson
    Department of Surgery Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Adelaide and Flinders Universities, South Australia, Australia
    Am J Rhinol 19:203-6. 2005
    ..Patients with extensive disease affecting the maxillary sinus may require a canine fossa approach for complete removal of disease. This study was designed to determine the complications associated with this procedure...
  69. ncbi Canine fossa puncture and clearance of the maxillary sinus for the severely diseased maxillary sinus
    Shanmugam Sathananthar
    Department of Surgery Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Adelaide, Woodville, South Australia
    Laryngoscope 115:1026-9. 2005
    ....
  70. ncbi Differential deposition of aerosols in the maxillary sinus of human cadavers by particle size
    Christopher Hilton
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Am J Rhinol 22:395-8. 2008
    ..This study investigates how the size of nebulized particles influences the efficiency of deposition in the maxillary sinus of human cadavers after FESS...
  71. ncbi Actinomycosis of the paranasal sinus
    Hyun Jae Woo
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, Nam Gu, Daegu, Republic of Korea
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 139:460-2. 2008
    ..To report clinical characteristics and treatment outcomes of actinomycosis of the paranasal sinus...
  72. ncbi [Comparative evaluation of classical sinusotomy and endoscopic interventions on the maxillary sinus in odontogenic sinusitis with evaluation of the transporting function of ciliated epithelium and sinus aeration]
    V P Ippolitov
    Stomatologiia (Mosk) 83:46-9. 2004
    ....
  73. ncbi Prevalence of maxillary sinus disease and abnormalities in patients scheduled for sinus lift procedures
    Christian Beaumont
    Private Practice Periodontics, Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Periodontol 76:461-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine the prevalence of sinus disease and abnormalities among patients scheduled to undergo direct sinus augmentation...
  74. ncbi [Maxillary sinus polyp and cyst excised by endoscopes surgery in chronic sinusitis and significance]
    Xing Lu
    Department of Otolaryngology, Shenzhen Hospital of Peking University, Shenzhen, 518036, China
    Lin Chuang Er Bi Yan Hou Ke Za Zhi 18:466-7. 2004
    ..To look for a simple and convenient surgical method to treat the maxillary sinus polyp and cyst...
  75. ncbi The pathogenicity and antibiotic resistance of coagulase-negative Staphylococci isolated from the maxillary and ethmoid sinuses
    Murat Aral
    Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, Medical Faculty Microbiology and Clinic, Microbiology Department, Kahramanmaras, Turkey
    Rhinology 42:131-6. 2004
    ..To investigate the pathogenicity and antibiotic resistance of coagulase-negative staphylococci (CNS) isolated from the maxillary and ethmoid sinuses of patients undergoing endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic sinusitis...
  76. ncbi Aspergillus rhinosinusitis with ethmoid cell involvement in a patient with acute myeloblastic leukemia
    Marjana Glaser
    Department of Hematology, University Hospital Maribor, Ljubljanska 5, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 117:392. 2005
  77. ncbi Evaluation of static thermal and near-infrared hyperspectral imaging for the diagnosis of acute maxillary rhinosinusitis
    Colin D Mansfield
    Institute for Biodiagnostics, National Research Council Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    J Otolaryngol 34:99-108. 2005
    ..This article also serves as an overview of diagnostic imaging techniques employed in the detection of maxillary rhinosinusitis...
  78. ncbi Comparison of maxillary sinus puncture with endoscopic middle meatal culture in pediatric rhinosinusitis
    Chung Han Hsin
    Department of Otolaryngology, School of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Am J Rhinol 22:280-4. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were to compare the results obtained by endoscopic middle meatal culture and maxillary sinus punctures in children with rhinosinusitis...
  79. ncbi Pain treatment and recovery after endoscopic sinus surgery
    Tatu P Kemppainen
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Laryngoscope 117:1434-8. 2007
    ....
  80. ncbi [Maxillary sinus hypoplasia masquerading a chronic sinusitis]
    V Pino Rivero
    Hospital Campo Arañuelo, Navalmoral de la Mata, Caceres
    An Otorrinolaringol Ibero Am 34:323-8. 2007
    ..We report an unilateral clinical case of this entity confirmed by CT and a short literature review is performed at this respect...
  81. ncbi Oral garenoxacin in the treatment of acute bacterial maxillary sinusitis: a Phase II, multicenter, noncomparative, open-label study in adult patients undergoing sinus aspiration
    J Lopez Sisniega
    Hospital Clinica del Parque, Chihuahua, Mexico
    Clin Ther 29:1632-44. 2007
    ..Limited data are available regarding the effect of garenoxacin in the treatment of acute bacterial sinusitis...
  82. ncbi Endoscopic treatment of maxillary sinus disease before grafting
    Fabio Costa
    Department of Maxillo Facial Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria, Faculty of Medicine, University of Udine, Italy
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 46:128-30. 2008
    ..We present our experience of the treatment of four patients with maxillary sinus disease by endoscopic sinus surgery to restore the normal physiology of the sinus before grafting...
  83. ncbi Effect of mitomycin C on the size of antrostomy after endoscopic sinus surgery
    Seon Tae Kim
    Department of Otolaryngology, Gil Medical Center, Gachon Medical School, Incheon City, South Korea
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 115:673-8. 2006
    ..Mitomycin C (MMC) is an antibiotic-antineoplastic agent that decreases fibroblast proliferation and scar formation. We aimed to evaluate the effect of MMC on the size of antrostomy and the mucociliary clearance rate...
  84. ncbi Silent sinus syndrome
    Donald J Annino
    Division of Otolaryngology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 16:22-5. 2008
    ..syndrome is a clinical entity with the constellation of progressive enophthalmos and hypoglobus due to gradual collapse of the orbital floor with opacification of the maxillary sinus, in the presence of subclinical maxillary sinusitis.
  85. ncbi Correlation of the ethmoid infundibulum to the medial orbital wall in maxillary sinus hypoplasia: "infundibular lateralization" a diagnostic CT finding
    Arif Ali
    Department of ENT, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, Tamilnadu, India
    Ear Nose Throat J 86:744-7. 2007
    ..05). We propose the term "infundibular lateralization" to describe this consistent radiologic finding in MSH...
  86. ncbi Bacteriological findings and antimicrobial susceptibility in chronic sinusitis with nasal polyp
    Hyun Jun Kim
    Department of Otolaryngology, Ajou University, Suwon, Korea
    Acta Otolaryngol 126:489-97. 2006
    ..In cases where there is no improvement of symptoms, cultures should be taken from the middle meatus, followed by appropriate selection of second-line antibiotics according to the sensitivity test results...
  87. ncbi [Bilateral antrochoanal polyps originated from inferior meatal antrostomies]
    I Konstantinidis
    HNO Klinik, Veria Krankenhaus, Veria, Greece
    Laryngorhinootologie 87:417-9. 2008
    ..female patient, originated from previously performed inferior antrostomies as a treatment for chronic maxillary sinusitis. The antrochoanal polyps were removed by endoscopic surgery with combined approach through the inferior and ..
  88. ncbi Composition of hyaluronan affects wound healing in the rabbit maxillary sinus
    Matthew Proctor
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Am J Rhinol 20:206-11. 2006
    ....
  89. ncbi Removal of a migrated dental implant from a maxillary sinus by transnasal endoscopy
    Akira Kitamura
    Department of Developmental and Reconstructive Medicine, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University, Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 45:410-1. 2007
    A 54-year-old woman presented with maxillary sinusitis as a result of the migration of an implant into the sinus. We removed it endoscopically through the nose.
  90. ncbi Commentary on "Endoscopically directed middle meatal cultures versus maxillary sinus taps in acute bacterial maxillary rhinosinusitis: a meta-analysis"
    J David Osguthorpe
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:326-7. 2006
  91. ncbi Endoscopically directed middle meatal cultures versus maxillary sinus taps in acute bacterial maxillary rhinosinusitis: a meta-analysis
    Michael S Benninger
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:3-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to verify the correlation of endoscopically directed middle meatal (EDMM) cultures with maxillary sinus tap and culture (MST) in acute bacterial rhinosinusitis (ABRS)...
  92. ncbi Simultaneous functional endoscopic sinus surgery and esthetic rhinoplasty in orthognathic patients
    Fabio Costa
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:1370-7. 2008
    ..The authors present their experience with simultaneous rhinoplasty, maxillary/mandibular osteotomies, and functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS)...
  93. ncbi Surgical revision of the post-Caldwell-Luc maxillary sinus
    Joseph K Han
    University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Am J Rhinol 19:478-82. 2005
    Endoscopic sinus surgeons are commonly faced with the management of patients with persistent maxillary sinusitis despite previous Caldwell-Luc surgery...
  94. ncbi Concordance of middle meatal swab and maxillary sinus aspirate in acute and chronic sinusitis: a meta-analysis
    Marc G Dubin
    Department of Otolaryngology, Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins University, 6210 JHOC, 601 N Caroline St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Rhinol 19:462-70. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to review the literature that compares cultures obtained by endoscopic middle meatal swabs with those obtained from maxillary sinus aspirates (MSAs)...
  95. ncbi Silent sinus syndrome: a case presentation and comprehensive review of all 84 reported cases
    William A Numa
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine, New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 114:688-94. 2005
    ..of the orbital floor with opacification of the maxillary sinus, in the presence of subclinical chronic maxillary sinusitis. Currently, it is believed to occur as a result of the sequence of events following maxillary sinus ..
  96. ncbi Endoscopic radical antrectomy: a permanent replacement for the Caldwell-Luc operation
    H Abd el-Fattah
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt
    J Laryngol Otol 122:268-76. 2008
    ..Chronic inflammation of sinus mucosa is a multifactorial condition which sometimes results in irreversible pathological mucosal changes...
  97. ncbi Rhino-sinusitis related to endosseous implants extending into the nasal cavity. A case report
    G M Raghoebar
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 33:312-4. 2004
    ..The part of the implants protruding in the nasal cavity was surgically resected via an endonasal approach whereupon the rhino-sinusitis complaints disappeared...
  98. ncbi Subantroscopic laterobasal sinus floor augmentation (SALSA): an up-to-5-year clinical study
    Wilfried Engelke
    Department of Oral Surgery, School of Dentistry, Georg August University Gottingen, Germany
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 18:135-43. 2003
    ..The aim of the article was to introduce a new subantroscopic laterobasal sinus augmentation (SALSA) tecnique as a minimally invasive approach to maxillary peri-implant surgery...
  99. ncbi Maxillary sinus floor elevation surgery. A clinical, radiographic and endoscopic evaluation
    Nicolaas M Timmenga
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Maxillofacial Prosthetics, University Hospital, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Clin Oral Implants Res 14:322-8. 2003
    ..At 3 months' postaugmentation, clinical and radiographical examination showed chronic maxillary sinusitis in one non-compromised patient...
  100. ncbi Chronic rhinosinusitis in young children differs from adults: a histopathology study
    Kenny H Chan
    Departments of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Colorado School of Medicine, The Children s Hospital, Denver, Colorado 80218, USA
    J Pediatr 144:206-12. 2004
    ..A histopathologic study of children with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) was undertaken to compare the sinus mucosa in pediatric and adult CRS...
  101. ncbi The microbiology of ethmoid and maxillary sinuses in patients with chronic sinusitis
    Murat Aral
    Department of Microbiology, Sutcu Imam University, Kahramanmaras, Turkey
    Am J Otolaryngol 24:163-8. 2003
    ..Nose and throat swap samples were collected preoperatively to determine the upper respiratory tract flora and also to understand the relationship between the flora and the microorganisms aspirated from sinuses...

Research Grants5

  1. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ALLERGIC RHINITIS AND SINUSITIS
    Fuad Baroody; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This will hopefully help to improve our therapeutic modalities for this enigmatic illness that affects millions of Americans every year. ..
  2. Cell Division Control and Virulence in Mycobacteria
    William Bishai; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This latter line of investigation promises to provide important clues as to the roll of WhmD in mycobacterial cell division and the basis for filamentation, branching, and hyposeptation upon genetic withdrawal of whmD expression. ..
  3. Toolbox for Tuberculosis Drug Development
    William Bishai; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  4. Screen for Synthetic Lethality in Mycobacterium Tuberculosis
    William Bishai; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..tb., and we propose to transfer this assay to an appropriate MLSCN laboratory for high-throughput screening to identify potential lead compounds. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..