At the same time that Makower and Chang were investigating the chronic sinusitis need, they continued to press forward with
investigating needs in orthopedics, respiratory disease, and congestive heart failure (CHF). However, delays in gathering
information and gaining access to perform observations allowed chronic sinusitis to become somewhat of a “lead horse” in their
efforts to identify which project to work on.
Importantly, they developed more than one need in this area. For instance, in addition to finding a potential alternative to FESS surgery, they also saw the need for improved, more dynamic diagnostics that would allow ENT specialists to more accurately assess ...