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Effectiveness of Antibiotic Delivery Via Bio-absorbable Sponge After Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

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Trial Conditions
  • Sinus Disease
What is the purpose of this trial?

This study will evaluate the efficacy of a nasopore sponge dressing soaked in Bacitracin VS a sponge soaked in Saline / and the administration of oral antibiotics.

Date & Status


Who can Participate?


18 and older



Inclusion Criteria:

- Patient having primary or revision sinus surgery. Aged 18 years or older.Patients
must have middle meatus easily identified. The type of surgery will not be influenced
by the participation in this study.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Age less then 18

- Known sensitivity to Bacitracin

- Pregnancy

Gender: Both
Steward Physician(s)
  • Peter Catalano, MD
Trial Interventions
  • Bacitracin
Physician Researcher

Investigator Name:

  • Peter Catalano, MD

Other Information

Sponsor: Steward St. Elizabeth's Medical Center of Boston, Inc.
Phase: Phase 2
Trial ID: NCT01222832
Volunteers:  Not Accepting Healthy Volunteers

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