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NuVent Balloon Sinus Dilation System

What is NuVent?
From Medtronic, “NuVent™ balloon sinus dilation is a simple, targeted system for balloon sinus surgery with built-in electromagnetic (EM) surgical navigation technology. NuVent offers a unique addition to the broad spectrum of sinus surgery treatments.”
NuVent provides a more precise navigation of Balloon Sinuplasty surgery. … Continue reading

What is chronic sinusitis?

The sinuses are air cavities in the skull that are surrounded by bone and lined with mucous membranes. Mucous membranes are the “skin” that covers the inside of the nose and the sinuses. This membrane has glands that produce mucous and has hair cells called cilia that move the mucous and filter the air. … Continue reading

In Office Sinus Dilation Article by Stacy Silvers, MD

Otolaryngology specialist Dr. Stacy Silvers from Madison ENT and Facial Plastic Surgery in New York, New York wrote the following article about in office sinus dilation. For questions about sinus dilation, contact Dr. Silvers at her office on Madison Avenue in NYC by calling (212) 213-3339. … Continue reading