Study findings may help explain patients' poor concentration and other cognitive symptoms that accompany sinusitis.
A UW Medicine surgeon performed a landmark procedure this week, implanting tiny, steroid-releasing devices in a patient’s sinuses to reduce the recurrence of nasal polyps. It was the device’s first West Coast deployment and the third such U.S.
The 90-day implant releases steroids to reduce inflammation of chronic sinusitis.
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The Woodland Park Zoo staff and its 425-pound gorilla, Vip, all are breathing easier today, thanks to successful sinus surgery performed on the animal by a UW Medicine specialist.