This new instrument is used to take the place of several instruments usually employed in the diagnosis and treatment for acute and chronic conditions of the maxillary sinus.
The treatment for infections in this sinus depends on establishing a sufficient opening in the naso-antral wall to allow proper drainage, with or without irrigation.
The instrument described is made for the purpose of supplying an irrigating cannula for puncturing and washing out the antrum com
BUTLER DM. AN IRRIGATING CANNULA-RASP FOR MAXILLARY SINUSITIS. Arch Otolaryngol. 1929;10(4):420–421. doi:10.1001/archotol.1929.00620070094005
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