Relationship between chronic rhinosinusitis and lower airway diseases: An extensive review
Shin Kariya, Mitsuhiro Okano, Kazunori Nishizaki, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama 700-8558, Japan
Author contributions: All the authors contributed to this paper.
Supported by JSPS KAKENHI (Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research), No. 25462642.
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Correspondence to: Shin Kariya, MD, PhD, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2-5-1 Shikata-cho, Kita-ku, Okayama 700-8558, Japan. email@example.com
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Received: October 4, 2014
Peer-review started: October 5, 2014
First decision: November 14, 2014
Revised: December 4, 2014
Accepted: March 4, 2015
Article in press: March 5, 2015
Published online: May 28, 2015