What is nasosinusal endoscopic surgery?

Written by: Dr. Alfredo Rigau
Edited by: Top Doctors®
Nasosinusal endoscopic surgery is the surgery of the nose and sinuses that has evolved most since the 1970s. The advance in this technique is due to the development of optical fiber and powerful light sources, which contribute to the previous techniques greater illumination in the surgical field and a greater hemorrhagic control of the same.



Application of nasosinusal endoscopic surgery

Otorhinolaryngologist specialists indicate nasosinusal endoscopic surgery to:
Treatments for chronic sinus infections
Inflammatory disorders of nasal polyposis
Naso-sinus inverted papillomas
Juvenile nasal fibroblasts
Lacrimal canal surgery
Decompression of the orbits and optic nerves
The identification and closures of rhinolocaine,
The neurosurgical approach of the anterior, middle and posterior cranial fossae.

Benefits of Nasosinusal Endoscopic Surgery

In nasosinusal endoscopic surgery, the complications decrease: the patient has less post-surgical inflammation in the face and less pre and postoperative bleeding .
In most cases nasosinusal endoscopic surgery does not cause clogging. If they happen these are not very uncomfortable, so the patient can lead a normal life.
Endoscopic nasosinusal surgery allows a faster recovery compared to any other practice, since the patient only has to be admitted a few hours or at most one day in the hospital or medical center. In this way, it generates a smaller number of facial and orbitary hematomas than surgery by external means. Thus, the postoperative becomes shorter and bearable for the patient, because a greater control of the hemorrhage is used , which means that there is a lower presence of epistaxis and scabs .
*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection
Dr. Alfredo Rigau

By Dr. Alfredo Rigau

With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Alfred Rigau is a renowned specialist in Otolaryngology part of the clinic My Tres Torres of Barcelona. Throughout his career, he has taught several courses on temporal bone dissection and dissection IOGI naso sinus endoscopic surgery. He is a member of various medical societies, highlighting as Full member of the Spanish Society of Otolaryngology.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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