Kronik sinüzit

Chronic sinusitis is defined as sinusitis lasting more than 3 months, accompanied with examination or imaging findings supporting this diagnosis.  The signs of chronic sinusitis are nasal obstruction, postasal or nasal discharge, fullness around the nose, and reduced sense of smell. How does it get chronic? Air must reach sinuses from the nose, through narrow […]

Endoskopik Sinüs Cerrahisi

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 […]


Surgery for Snoring: Anterior palatoplasty Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Physical examination findings, structures of the throat and previous surgeries are considered when deciding which surgical technique is suitable for an individual patient. Surgical techniques shown below are alternatives, cannot be performed simultaneously. Expansion sphincter pharyngoplasty :   Lateral Pharyngoplasty (Cahali technique) :   Z-palatoplasty […]

Uyku apnesi

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 […]