Title

Modern Concepts in the Pathophysiology of Chronic Rhinosinusitis

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

7-27-2016

Abstract

What we thought we knew:

  • Gravitational drainage
  • Dependent antrostomy
  • Tissue stripping
  • Inferior turbinate resection
  • CRS primarily as an infection

What we know:

  • Mucociliary physiology
  • Complex pathophysiologic interplay
  • Impact on QOL

What we know we don't know:

  • Role of normal microbiome
  • Impact of genetics, biofilms
  • When to operate

Presentation: 43:23