Management of Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyps: Endoscopic Sinus Surgery is Still the Best TreatmentRead Now
Our study showed that endoscopic sinus surgery is by far the most cost-effective way to improve symptoms of severe nasal polyp disease. It provides quick and profound relief.
The management strategies for chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps (CRSwNP) in adults have improved immensely over the past decade. And add-on medicines, from sprays to rinses to biologics, are vital in controlling the associated inflammatory cascade. Some people need minimal maintenance while others need whatever you can give them!
The idea is to keep people feeling great and avoiding more harmful medicines like long-term oral corticosteroids.
Chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps is a more complex disease than people think. It can take the form a mild severity to very difficult-to-control. CRSwNP can be associated with several other conditions, such as asthma and allergic rhinitis. It can also be related to an infectious process, such as staphylococcus aureus superantigens. Each of these factors play a role in how this condition is optimally treated.
Thomas Higgins, MD, MSPH
Husband. Dad. Sinus Nerd. Humble President of Snot Force Alliance Inc.