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OTO 707S Surgery of the Sinuses 6.0 Credits

Sinusology trains the otolaryngologic surgeon in external and functional endoscopic surgical approaches to the paranasal sinuses. It includes training in maxillary antrostomy, Caldwell-Luc, endoscopic surgery of the maxillary and ethmoid sinuses, external ethmoidectomy, intranasal and external frontal sinus procedures, and sphenoid sinus procedures. Special emphasis is placed on recognition and protection of the cribriform plate and four of the anterior cranial fossa. The student will learn the names of all instruments, surgical reasoning and strategy, and will develop competence in surgical techniques, demonstrated by the ability to perform the procedures under supervision.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

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