The following podcasts are interviews with Johns Hopkins Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery faculty members
Benefits of Sinus Surgery
The majority of people who have sinus surgery do benefit, a study shows. Andrew Lane, M.D. says careful and thorough examination determines which patients are most likely to be helped.
Chronic Sinusitis and Nasal Polyps
Chronic infection of the sinuses is very common, with some estimates as high as one in six people. Perhaps up to a third of those folks will also experience an overgrowth of the tissue lining the sinuses to create polyps, which can make it very difficult to breath. Now research led by Jean Kim, M.D., Ph.D., may explain why polyps form.