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In some cases, when drug treatments are inadequate, Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS) is required.
More recently, functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) was performed in 15 patients aged 27-72 years with sinusitis for more than 3 months.
TORONTO -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, advances in procedures competing with functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) and nasal packing devices will have a significant positive effect on the ear, nose and throat (ENT) device market in the United States over the next few years.
Arguably, the modern era of sinus surgery began with the description of functional endoscopic sinus surgery, with the work of Messerklinger and Stammberger in Europe and subsequently Kennedy in the United States.
In those chronic cases, Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS) uses a small endoscope so the surgeon can see inside the nasal cavities.
David Brodner today during the annual Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting in Chicago demonstrate that Entellus Medical's XprESS Multi-Sinus Dilation Tool may be used safely and with a high technical success rate in conjunction with traditional functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) tools to treat patients with chronic sinusitis.

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