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Sinus treatment and surgery

What is sinusitis?

Sinusitis is inflammation of the lining of the sinuses, caused by bacterial, viral and other organisms, as well as by structural changes within the sinuses, including blocking vent of the sinus. If the vent of the sinus is obstructed for some reason, the natural process of cleansing the sinuses of mucus is disturbed – it leads to infection, resulting in inflammation of the sinus.

What are the varieties of sinusitis?

There are two main forms of sinusitis: acute and chronic. Sinusitis is usually preceded by a cold, allergy associated with hay fever or irritation by environmental pollutants. Often produces symptoms such as tightness in the vicinity of the nose, nasal blockage or excessive mucus, so. “Runny nose,” and fever. These symptoms usually do not last longer than a few days. If symptoms persist, you may develop a bacterial infection or acute sinusitis. If sinusitis occurs frequently or lasts three months or longer, it may be chronic.

What are the symptoms of sinusitis?

  • facial pain, tightness in the nose, feeling clogged nose;
  • stuffy nose, or excessive runny nose;
  • Change the color of secretions from the nose;
  • loss of smell;
  • headache;
  • tiredness, weakness.

What are the treatments?

The most commonly used treatments for sinusitis are medical treatment and / or conventional sinus surgery. The basic technique is the so-called endoscopic surgery with the use of second generation microtools = cutting (cutting). They provide the least possible damage to the tissue surrounding the operating field.

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FESS (functional endoscopic sinus surgery)

Involves the removal of lesions of the sinus and enlargement of their natural estuaries. During the procedure are removed the lining growths, polyps and small bone structure occur in unfavorable functional anatomical variants. The main aim of treatment is to restore normal sinus ventilation. Is the most modern sinus surgery. It is performed with precision microsurgery instruments, and using a laser. Qualified for the surgery are patients suffering from chronic sinusitis, in whom conservative treatment is unsuccessful.

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