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May 23, 2012

Sunrise Hospital now offers Balloon Sinuplasty to treat chronic sinusitis

LAS VEGAS, NV — Sunrise Hospital is proud to announce the availability of a new minimally invasive technology for treating chronic sinus inflammation, Balloon Sinuplasty™. Through the Minimally Invasive Sinus Program at Sunrise Hospital, this breakthrough procedure relieves the pain and pressure associated with chronic sinusitis.

With Balloon Sinuplasty, a specially designed catheter is inserted into the nose to reach the inflamed sinus. A small balloon is slowly inflated, which widens and restructures without cutting. The balloon is then removed, leaving the sinuses open.

This procedure is less invasive than conventional sinus surgery allowing patients to quickly return to normal activities. It also eliminates much of the discomfort associated with routine sinus surgery like scarring, bleeding and severe pain. This procedure is available for both adults and children and prevents the reoccurrence of the disease.

To help introduce our new Balloon Sinuplasty program, we are offering a free community education program on "Sinus Issues and Solutions", featuring Dr. Terrance Kwiatkowski, Otolaryngologist at Sunrise Hospital.

Thursday, May 31
6 p.m.

Sunrise Hospital Auditorium
3186 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109

Through this free session, you can learn more about:

  • What is sinusitis?
  • What are the benefits of the new Balloon Sinuplasty surgery?
  • What is involved in the surgery and recovery process?

The program is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

To register, call (702) 233-5454.

About Sunrise Hospital
Chosen as the top hospital in Las Vegas by U.S. News and World Report and voted as the Best Hospital in Las Vegas by the Las Vegas Review Journal’s "Best of Las Vegas" readers’ poll, Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center provides high-quality, advanced healthcare services in Southern Nevada and the surrounding region. A Consumer Choice award-winning hospital for 15 consecutive years, Las Vegas’ largest acute care facility offers a full range of specialized services including an Accredited Chest Pain Center, The Nevada Neurosciences Institute— the region’s first Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center—featuring stroke, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and sleep disorder treatments, a Comprehensive Cancer Center recognized by the American College of Surgeons, a comprehensive Breast Center, a Level-II Trauma and Emergency Services Department, a CARF accredited inpatient Rehabilitation Center, Orthopedics, Gamma Knife and specialty services in women’s health, pulmonology, critical care, complex surgery and wound care. Sharing the same campus is Sunrise Children’s Hospital, Nevada’s largest, most comprehensive children’s hospital.

Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center
3186 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89109
www.SunriseHospital.com

Need to find a physician or get answers to your health questions? Call 702-233-5454.

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