Impact of Sinus Surgery on Individuals With Cystic Fibrosis
This study will be a prospective, observational study of patients who undergo endoscopic sinus surgery for cystic fibrosis-related chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS). Individuals who do not undergo surgery but are treated medically for CRS will also be enrolled to serve as a control group. Outcomes analyzed will include pulmonary, quality of life, and others.
- Subjects between the ages of 18 years old (inclusive) and 99 years old (inclusive, subjects over the age of 89 will be recorded to be 89 years old).
- Diagnosed with cystic fibrosis as established by genetic testing combined with clinical assessment and/or sweat chloride
- Diagnosed with chronic rhinosinusitis by multidisciplinary sinusitis guidelines
- chronic rhinosinusitis symptoms persisting beyond initial medical treatment
- Counseled for endoscopic sinus surgery and ongoing medical therapy with each patient electing their preferred treatment
- Underwent endoscopic sinus surgery in past 12 months
- Will obtain follow up care at non-participating institutions
- Unable to complete follow-up surveys