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Paranasal sinus computed tomography anatomy: a surgeon's perspective

  • Y Ramakrishnan (a1), I Zammit-Maempel (a1), N S Jones (a1) and S Carrie (a1)

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Computed tomography scans serve as a critical ‘roadmap’ for functional endoscopic sinus surgery. A systematic evaluation of such scans, and an awareness of any anatomical variants that may modify one's surgical approach, allow one to pre-empt complications. This article describes, from a novice's perspective, two methods of evaluating paranasal sinus computed tomography scans: a quick assessment technique; and a step-wise, operative approach covering radiological features relevant to pre- and peri-operative management.

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Address for correspondence: Mr Yujay Ramakrishnan, c/o Mr Carrie's secretary, ENT Dept, Freeman Hospital, High Heaton, Newcastle NE7 7DN, UK E-mail: yujay.ramakrishnan@gmail.com

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Paranasal sinus computed tomography anatomy: a surgeon's perspective

  • Y Ramakrishnan (a1), I Zammit-Maempel (a1), N S Jones (a1) and S Carrie (a1)

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