The sinus, endoscopic surgery technique otolaryngology , is a surgical technique performed in the nostrils to treat cases of persistent sinus pathology. Therapeutic success based on accurate knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the sinus.
This procedure is performed using a specific surgical material including rigid endoscopes of different viewing angles. That allows a knowledge of anatomy and physiology sinus, enabling quick recovery of function of the nasal cavities, with limited intervention to diseased areas with a low rate of complications.
What is endoscopic sinus surgery?
Surgery is performed, in most cases, through the nostrils. This prevents external wounds and scars or more aggressive approaches to occur through the bony skeleton of the face. Endoscopic sinus surgery is performed under general anesthesia.
Postoperative endoscopic sinus surgery
Postoperative of this surgical technique is, in general, very good. The most often disturb the patient's nasal packing, so it is good for a few hours or even avoided. Once removed the nasal packing, the patient must make a series of saline nasal washes and follow the doctor's instructions. This is essential for proper healing and repair of the mucous membrane lining the nasal passages.