OPTIONS IN SURGICAL TREATMENT OF CHRONIC MAXILLARY SINUSITIS
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Different lines of surgical tretment are used for the treatment of maxil lary sinusitis. There still controversy as regards their efficiency. In this work one hundred cases of chronic maxillary sinusitis were classified ac cording to the pathology revealed sinoscopically and radiologically into 2 main groups: Group (a): Sinuses with thickened oedematous mucosa. Group(b): Sinuses showing polypoidal changes. In the first group it was found that middle mealal antrostomy alone yeilded good resullts while in the second group (with polypoidal changes) the best results were obtained when radical Caldwell - Luc's operation as sociated with middle meatcd anrostomy was carried out.