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Nasal saline as a placebo in a rhinosinusitis study

Authors Karadag A, Catal F

Received 18 June 2014

Accepted for publication 20 June 2014

Published 20 August 2014 Volume 2014:8 Pages 1135—1137

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/DDDT.S69627

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Ahmet Karadag,1 Ferhat Catal2

1Division of Neonatology, 2Division of Pediatric Allergy Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey

I read with interest Mainz et al’s article in the February issue of your journal.1 The authors concluded that sinonasal inhalation of vibrating antibiotic aerosols appears promising for reducing pathogen colonization of paranasal sinuses and for control of symptoms in patients with cystic fibrosis. We have an objection to their study methods.

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