Surgical Procedures

Middle ear fluid which do not resolve despite medications requires surgical treatment, ventilation tube insertion into the eardrum. What happens during ventilation tube insertion? The procedure will be performed under general anesthesia. This means that the surgery will be performed in an operating room and your child will be monitored by an anesthesiologist during surgery. Your […]

Endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS), is a surgical technique highly popularized in the world after 1990s. In ESS, an endoscope is inserted into the nose, providing the doctor with an inside view of the sinuses. Surgical instruments are inserted alongside the endoscope. This allows the doctor to remove small amounts of bone or other material blocking the […]

The eardrum separates the middle ear from the ear canal. It is a thin structure that vibrates with sound waves. Behind the eardrum is the middle ear, which is an air filled cavity. Perforation of te eardrum is commonly due to infections or injuries. Injury may be caused by: Trauma to the ear that increases pressure in the ear […]

Septoplasty is the name of the surgical procedure for the correction of a deviated septum. During septoplasty the septum is aligned into the midline position, which is performed through the nostrils and with invisible incisions. The surgery usually takes about 1 to 1.5 hour. At the end of the operation, a splint or dressing is placed in both nasal […]

Surgical removal of an enlarged adenoid is called adenoidectomy. No matter how simple it looks, every surgery is usually worrying for children and parents. By explaining her or him what to expect, you can help your child be prepared for surgery. In adenoidectomy: Your child will be under general anesthesia. This means that the surgery will be […]

If you are snoring heavily, experiencing morning fatigue and daytime sleepiness you may have sleep apnea. “Apnea” comes from the Word “apnos” in Greek, which means “without breathing”. Sleep apnea is much more frequent in men and worsens by aging. The frequency of sleep apnea also increases in postmenopausal women. There are two types of […]