Minimally invasive sinus surgery becoming popular than everSinus surgery using an endoscope is becoming increasingly common for managing chronic sinus disease among Medicare beneficiaries, as per a report in the May issue of Archives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

Chronic rhinosinusitis is characterized by symptoms that include congestion, runny nose, headache, facial pressure, and loss of smell.

The involved authors remarked that endoscopic sinus surgery is increasingly becoming the mainstay of chronic rhinosinusitis management in the Medicare population.