Normal Paranasal Sinuses Microflora Study
The purpose of this study is to check if bacterial and fungal flora exists in healthy paranasal sinuses, and whether it is identical to the flora of nasal cavity.
We plan to harvest tiny examples of maxillary sinus and nasal mucosa for tissue cultures during the orthognathic procedures involving maxillary remodeling.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
- presence of bacteria in normal paranasal sinuses [ Time Frame: at time of orthgnatic surgery ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||February 2007|
|Study Completion Date:||May 2015|
|Primary Completion Date:||April 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00426569
|Sheba Medical Center|
|Tel Hashomer, Israel, 52621|
|Principal Investigator:||Arkadi Yakirevitch, M.D.||Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Israel|