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Did Skin Prep Fuel This Fire? - February 2017 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 7 • O U T PA T I E N TS U R G E R Y. N E T • 5 5 I mage-guided surgery is not currently considered the standard of care in ENT. But should it be? To Jeffrey M. Gallups, MD, FACS, there's really no question. "If I'm having sinus surgery of any sort, I'd want them to use navigation on me," says Dr. Gallups, the founder and medical director of The Ear, Nose & Throat Institute in Alpharetta, Ga., which has 13 locations throughout Georgia. "If I tell a patient, 'I'm going to use a device that tells me within 1 to 2 mm where I am at every moment in the sinus cavity,' they come to understand it's pretty impor- Image-guided ENT: The New Standard? How surgical navigation takes the guesswork out of delicate ENT procedures. Bill Donahue | Senior Editor • GPS FOR ENT Surgical navigation systems give ENT surgeons a roadmap for procedures that require the utmost precision.

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