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6 8 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 9 P atients seeking treat- ment for chronic sinus infec- tions want lasting relief fast, and fortu- nately the latest inno- vations promise to help physicians deliver those results. ENT navigation systems, improved instruments, drug-eluting stents and improved balloon dila- tion systems are all promising to improve sinus surgery for patients and physi- cians alike. Here's what you should know about the latest technological advances. 1 ENT navigation Once reserved for only the most difficult cases, ENT navigation is now commonplace in most sinus sur- geon's toolkits, says Jeffrey S. Wolf, MD, FACS, professor of otorhino- Kendal Gapinski | Contributing Editor Innovations in Sinus Surgery 4 advances in opening the pathways of the sinuses and clearing blockages. • GPS "Navigation can help reinforce where you are in the sinus cavity and reduce the risk of complications," says Jeffrey S. Wolf, MD, FACS.

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