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A 56-year-old female asked:

Is a sinustomy part of a surgery to repair an oaf in right maxillary sinus ? my surgery included a bone graft (oaf the size of cannellini bean).

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Dr. Nathaniel Chan
Dentistry 20 years experience
It is a broad term.: A sinustomy is a broad term meaning the creation of an opening into the sinus. You are having the reverse procedure performed. You already have a communication from the mouth to the sinus which is being repaired by a bone graft.

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Last updated Oct 20, 2013

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