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Clinical trials

Use of Stérimar in ENT hygiene

B Azoulay, ENT Outpatients, Saint-Cloud Hospital, France

Gazette Médicale 1987: 94: 31

Stérimar helped with nose-blowing, drainage of the nasal cavities and improved nasal hygiene.


Stérimar as a factor in nasal hygiene

J Bruker, E.N.T. Department, Centre medico-chirurgical Foch, Suresnes, France

Gazette Médicale 1989: 96: 42

Stérimar improved clinical symptoms in patients suffering from rhinitis, rhinosinusitis or rhinopharyngitis. The convenience of the treatment and absence of any side effects were also demonstrated.


Stérimar in rhinopharyngeal disinfection in children

P Contencin, ENT Department, Hôpital Robert Debré, Paris, France

La revue de Pédiatrie 1989; 25: 421-3

Children suffering from obstructive or dry rhinitis were treated with Stérimar which was found to be safe and effective.


Use of Stérimar in common rhinosinusitis

A Marsac, ENT Department, Cochin Hospital, Paris, France

Les Cahiers d'oto-rhino-laryngologie, de chirurgie cervico-faciale et d'audiophonologie1989; 24: 799-800

Rhinosinusitis symptoms disappeared in patients treated with Stérimar. Treatment was also shown to be excellent in terms of tolerance and acceptability.


Stérimar –respiratory relief and allergic rhinitis in adults

J Fougerol, ENT Department, Broussais Hospital, Paris, France

Gazette Médicale 1992: 99: 41-2

Stérimar was recommended for relief from the symptoms of allergic rhinitis; there were no side effects.


Nasal cleansing as part of the treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis

G Scadding, Rhinology department, Royal National Throat Nose & Ear Hospital, London

Rhinology 1999; 37: 29-32

Stérimar improved symptoms in patients with rhinosinusitis. The treatment was also shown to have excellent safety, tolerance and acceptability.


Treatment with hypertonic saline versus normal saline nasal wash of pediatric chronic sinusitis

D Shoseyov, Pediatric Department, Bikur Cholim Hospital, Hadassa Medical School, Jerusalem

Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 1998; 101: 302-5

Hypertonic saline improves the clinical and radiologic status of children with chronic sinusitis. The treatment is tolerable, inexpensive, and effective.


Review of Clinical Studies – Stérimar nasal spray

Alkiewicz J, Marcinkowski K, Department of Paediatric Pneumology and Allergology, Institute of Paediatrics, Poznań

New Pediatrics 2002; 4: 277-80.

Nasal hygiene is important; not just when suffering from congestion but also on a daily basis. Stérimar was a well tolerated and safe treatment for children with infections and hay fever.


Usefulness of hypertonic seawater in rhinology

Freche CH, Hôpital Américain de Paris, Neuilly, France

Revue Officielle de la Socıété Françaıse d’O.R.L 1998 ; 50 : 4

A hypertonic seawater solution improves swelling and relieves symptoms of infectious and allergic nasal conditions. It also seems to help decrease the irritation and excess mucus production associated with nose and sinus disorders.


Comparison between isotonic and hypertonic seawater nasal solution in the treatment of chronic rhinitis & rhinosinusitis

Andrijana Vceva, Davorin Davic, Croatia

Abstract book of the 6th Congress of the Croatian society for ENT and maxillofacial surgery, May 6-9, 2009

A hypertonic solution significantly reduces all symptoms with chronic rhinitis/rhinosinusitis and reduces the use of topical nasal decongestant.

An isotonic solution reduces congestion and palpatory sensitivity and improves the health related quality of life.

Symptoms checked: rhinorea, congestion, cough, headache, palpatory facial sensitivity.


Hypersaline nasal irrigation in children with symptomatic seasonal allergic rhinitis: A randomized study

Garavello W, Romagnoli M

Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2003: 14: 140–143, UK

This study supports the use of a three-times daily regimen of nasal irrigation with

hypertonic saline in the pediatric patient with seasonal allergic rhinitis. The treatment is tolerable, inexpensive and effective.

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