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What is dissolvable packing for sinus surgery?

Alen N. Cohen, MD
Ear, Nose & Throat (Otolaryngology)
Dissolvable packing on raw areas after sinus surgery makes the patient more comfortable. In this video, sinus surgeon Alen Cohen, MD, FACS, of West Hills Hospital, describes the benefits of dissolvable packing over traditional gauze.

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