What is Balloon sinuplasty?

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Balloon sinuplasty is the technique of mechanically widening a narrowed or obstructed sinus. An empty and collapsed balloon on a guide wire, known as a balloon catheter, is passed into the narrowed locations and then inflated to a fixed size.

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