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Chronic Sinusitis | Efficacy and Complication of Gentamicin Nasal Irrigation in Chronic Rhinosinusitis

Chronic Sinusitis research study

What is the primary objective of this study?

The propose of this study to determine efficacy and complication of gentamicin nasal irrigation in chronic rhinosinusitis

Who is eligible to participate?

Inclusion Criteria: - Chronic rhinosinusitis patients who were followed in pediatrics allergy clinic at Siriraj hospital between January 1, 2005, and February 28, 2011 - Gentamicin nasal irrigation usage for longer than 3 months Exclusion Criteria: - Patients who used azithromycin prophylaxis within 1 year before and 6 months after started gentamicin nasal irrigation - Patients received IVIG within 1 year before and 6 months after started gentamicin nasal irrigation - Patients underwent endoscopic sinus surgery within 1 year before and 6 months after started gentamicin nasal irrigation - Patients received IT within 1 year before and 6 months after started gentamicin nasal irrigation

Which medical condition, disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury is researched?

Chronic Sinusitis

Study Interventions

Interventions can include giving participants drugs, medical devices, procedures, vaccines, and other products that are either investigational or already available or noninvasive approaches such as surveys, education, and interviews.

Study Arms

Research studies and clinical trials typically have two or more research arms. An arm is a group of people who receive the same treatment in the study.

Study Status

Completed

Start Date: March 2011

Completed Date: March 2012

Phase: N/A

Type: Observational

Design:

Primary Outcome: Frequency of sinusitis

Secondary Outcome: Complications of gentamicin nasal irrigation usage

Study sponsors, principal investigator, and references

Principal Investigator: Nualanong Visitsunthorn, professor

Lead Sponsor: Mahidol University

Collaborator:

More information:https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT01430026

Fokkens W, Lund V, Mullol J; European Position Paper on Rhinosinusitis and Nasal Polyps group. European position paper on rhinosinusitis and nasal polyps 2007. Rhinol Suppl. 2007;20:1-136. Review.

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