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- n. A surgical operation in which an incision is made in a sinus.
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"It could reduce costs in the long run, with less postoperative care compared to conventional sinusotomy," he said.
"The hope is that balloon sinusotomy will lessen disease severity and frequency and, hopefully, cure it."
In conventional endoscopic sinusotomy, an otolaryngologist uses an endoscope to examine the sinuses and inserts micro-shavers and delicate instruments to remove diseased bone and soft tissue.