Surgical rhinology: recent advances and future directions

Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2004 Apr;37(2):489-99. doi: 10.1016/S0030-6665(03)00182-8.


The discipline of rhinology is poised on the cusp of explosive growth in its cumulative body of knowledge. Advances in surgical technique, applied technology, and basic science over the past 2 decades have yielded significant benefits to both practitioner and patient. The future holds great promise for continued technical innovation, acquisition of new knowledge,and advances in the science of rhinology.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Paranasal Sinus Diseases / surgery*
  • Rhinoplasty / instrumentation
  • Rhinoplasty / trends*