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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26624966/efficacy-of-olfactory-training-in-patients-with-olfactory-loss-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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Kelly Pekala, Rakesh K Chandra, Justin H Turner
BACKGROUND: Olfactory loss is a challenging clinical problem with few proven therapeutic options. Early experimental results with olfactory training suggest that this novel therapy may be an effective intervention for olfactory dysfunction of multiple etiologies. The aim of this study was to systematically review currently available studies that assess the efficacy and outcomes of olfactory training in patients with olfactory loss. METHODS: A comprehensive systematic literature review was performed with the assistance of a reference librarian using the PubMed, PsycInfo, Google Scholar, EMBASE, and Proquest databases...
March 2016: International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27841770/the-evidence-for-olfactory-training-in-treating-patients-with-olfactory-loss
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Zara M Patel
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The purpose of this review is to go over the only therapy for olfactory loss supported by level 1a evidence that is currently available, which is olfactory training. This therapy is widely underutilized and has the potential to help many patients with olfactory dysfunction who are otherwise offered no management options. RECENT FINDINGS: We will review the rationale, clinical studies, and quality of the evidence regarding olfactory training, specifically the olfactory system's inherent ability to regenerate, the plasticity of the system, and the multiple protocols and modifications of protocols present in the literature...
February 2017: Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27906696/medical-therapy-refractory-chronic-rhinosinusitis-and-productivity-costs
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Kristine A Smith, Luke Rudmik
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The purpose of this review is to address the most recent advances in the medical therapy for chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS), define recalcitrant and refractory CRS, and discuss the productivity costs associated with CRS. RECENT FINDINGS: Recent studies evaluating anti-IL-4 receptor α antibodies and calcium channel blockers have demonstrated promising early results during management of CRS. Recent appropriateness criteria have been developed to assist clinicians with defining which patients have 'refractory' CRS and may be considered candidates for endoscopic sinus surgery...
February 2017: Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26325561/medical-therapies-for-adult-chronic-sinusitis-a-systematic-review
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Luke Rudmik, Zachary M Soler
IMPORTANCE: Chronic sinusitis is a common inflammatory condition defined by persistent symptomatic inflammation of the sinonasal cavities lasting longer than 3 months. It accounts for 1% to 2% of total physician encounters and is associated with large health care expenditures. Appropriate use of medical therapies for chronic sinusitis is necessary to optimize patient quality of life (QOL) and daily functioning and minimize the risk of acute inflammatory exacerbations. OBJECTIVE: To summarize the highest-quality evidence on medical therapies for adult chronic sinusitis and provide an evidence-based approach to assist in optimizing patient care...
September 1, 2015: JAMA: the Journal of the American Medical Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27258602/subcutaneous-dupilumab-and-mometasone-furoate-nasal-spray-for-chronic-rhinosinusitis-with-polyps
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John S Schneider
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 1, 2016: JAMA Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery
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