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FESS – Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery – Septoplasty

FESS – Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery – Septoplasty

FESS is Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery or septoplasy. FESS is a minimally invasive technique used to restore sinus ventilation and normal function. This is done for persons who have recurrent acute ...

Symptoms

These are the following symptoms of FESS or Sinusitis:
• Purulent discharge where the mucous is greenish gray or yellowish.
• Postnasal drip.
• Facial pressure and headache.
• Hyposmia or reduced ability to smell and detect odors.
• Anosmia or complete loss off smell.
• Nasal obstruction.

Causes

• Sinus complications can be caused by anatomical factors such as deviated septum or nasal polyps.
• It can also be caused by infection of the nose or throat.

More about Treatment

What is FESS?
FESS is Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery or septoplasy.

Why is it done?
FESS is a minimally invasive technique used to restore sinus ventilation and normal function. This is done for persons who have recurrent acute or chronic infection sinusitis.

How long is the Septoplasty Surgery?
Usually it takes between 60 - 90 minutes, under local or general anesthesia.

What is the chances of success?
The surgery is usually 90 % successful.

What are the possible complications of this surgery?
The most catastrophic complication of FESS is blindness resulting from damage to the optic nerve. However, the evidence indicates that the frequency of this complication is extremely low.12,13 Leak of Cerebrospinal fluid most common major complication of FESS. The leak is usually recognized at the time of surgery and can easily be repaired.
Other, less serious, but still rare complications include orbital hematoma and naso-lacrimal duct stenosis. Most serious complication is blindness resulting from damage to optic nerver though the frequency is extremely low.

Post - Operative precaution:
Post operative care is very important. The nose should be free from build-up of crusts as possible. The method used to achieve this vary from time-consuming nasal douche or cleaning performed two to three times a week by the surgeon to simple nasal cleaning carried out several times a day by the person

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Top Doctors For FESS – Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery – Septoplasty Treatment

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Dr. Jaini Lodha ENT | Gender: Female | Experience: 10 years | Hospital: Seven Hills Hospital, Mumbai
Dr. Anitha Kumari A. M. ENT | Gender: Female | Experience: 10 years | Hospital: Manipal Hospitals, Bengaluru
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Dr. Arvind Soni ENT | Gender: Male | Experience: 25 years | Hospital: Apollo Indraprastha
Dr. Atul Ahuja ENT | Gender: Male | Experience: 28 years | Hospital: Apollo Indraprastha
Prof. Dr. Tayfun Apuhan ENT | Gender: Male | Experience: 25 years | Hospital: Hisar Intercontinental
Dr. Süleyman Hilmi Yilmaz ENT | Gender: Male | Experience: 19 years | Hospital: Hisar Intercontinental
Dr. Tayfun Demirel ENT | Gender: Male | Experience: 25 years | Hospital: Hisar Intercontinental
Dr. Tambi Abraham Cherian ENT | Gender: Male | Experience: 21 years | Hospital: Thumbay Hospital, Ajman
Dr. Fadia Michael Kusairy ENT | Gender: Female | Experience: 19 years | Hospital: Thumbay Hospital, Ajman
Dr. Rohit Gulati ENT | Gender: Male | Experience: 10 years | Hospital: Thumbay Hospital, Ajman
Dr. Layth Talib Naji ENT | Gender: Male | Experience: 25 years | Hospital: Thumbay Hospital, Ajman
Dr. Chandrakanth Patil ENT | Gender: Male | Experience: 18 years | Hospital: Thumbay Hospital, Dubai
Dr. Magdy Thakeb ENT | Gender: Male | Experience: 32 years | Hospital: RAK Hospital
Dr. George Issa ENT | Gender: Male | Experience: 11 years | Hospital: Saudi German Hospital
Dr. Sujith Sam Mammen ENT | Gender: Male | Experience: 6 years | Hospital: Saudi German Hospital
Dr. Hanadi Asaad Shahla ENT | Gender: Female | Experience: 8 years | Hospital: Saudi German Hospital
Prof. Dr. Michael Steven Timms ENT | Gender: Male | Experience: 36 years | Hospital: Saudi German Hospital
Dr. Istvan Sziklai ENT | Gender: Male | Experience: 30 years | Hospital: Saudi German Hospital
Dr. Samer Sakka Amini ENT | Gender: Male | Experience: 27 years | Hospital: Saudi German Hospital
Dr. Ameet Kishore ENT | Gender: Male | Experience: 20 years | Hospital: Apollo Indraprastha
Dr. Annalyse Ballin ENT | Gender: Female | Experience: 15 years | Hospital: Al Zahra Dubai

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