International Journal of Otolaryngology / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

“Gauze Technique” in the Treatment of the Fungus Ball of the Maxillary Sinus: A Technique as Simple as It Is Effective

Table 1


Patient numberSexAge at surgerySymptomsSurgical Technique (gauze or no gauze)Duration of surgery (min)Nasal unpackingHospital daysPostop. eventsFollow-up (months)SNOT20

1F68NCNo gauze9048 hours51055
2F45NC/PD/CFPNo gauze12024 hours3983
3F38NC/PDNo gauze9024 hours2983
4F34PD/CFPNo gauze18024 hours2Epistaxis (after 5 days)960
5F42NCGauze506 hours4574
6F57NC/PDGauze8024 hours5530
7M59NC/PDGauze15048 hours5530
8F83NC/PD/CFPGauze5048 hours3513
9M68NCGauze11024 hours4500
10F31PDNo gauze6024 hours4484
11F50CFPGauze3024 hours3489
12F24NC/PD/CFPGauze (2 times)8024 hours5463
13F62NC/PD/CFPGauze6024 hours2427
14M65NC/CFPGauze5048 hours3423
15F46NC/PDGauze4024 hours33835
16M61NC/PD/CFPGauze12048 hours3385
17M48NC/PDGauze6024 hours3352
18F76NC/PDGauze7048 hours4301
19M54NCGauze9024 hours2145
20M41NC/PDGauze (2 times)5024 hours2246
21M44NC/PD/CFPNo gauze9024 hours3983
22M66NC/PDGauze6048 hours4Relapse (Caldwell-Luc)314
23M73NC/PDGauze5024 hours3312
24F29NC/CFPGauze12048 hours163
25M79PD/CFPGauze7024 hours160

: nasal congestion, PD: purulent discharge, and CFP: craniofacial pain.

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