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Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS) in Spain

Hospitals and medical centers in Spain performing the Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS) procedure.

Cost of FESS (Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery) in Spain

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$US 3,600

$US 4,900

Hospitals and clinics offering FESS in Spain

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Vithas Xanit International Hospital

ENT is the medical speciality covering prevention, diagnosis and both medical and surgical treatment of ear, nose, throat and neck diseases.

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Hospital General de Catalunya

Hospital General de Catalunya is an independent super specialty institute that is renowned for its quality surgical procedures. Our ear, throat and nose specialists have vast experience in the treatment of a variety of disorders.

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Hospital Ruber Internacional

Hospital Ruber Internacional Otolaryngology (ENT) provides world-class care for diseases related to auditory function, speech and swallowing behavior, taste and oral pain syndromes, progression of sinonasal inflammatory disease and head and neck cancer.

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Hospital Universitario HM Montepríncipe

The physicians in the ENT Department are highly trained physicians and surgeons who offer a wide range of services related to conditions of the head and neck.

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Hospital Quirónsalud Barcelona

Hospital Quirónsalud Barcelona is the benchmark for private healthcare in southern Europe, providing world-class service for the past seventy years.

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Nisa Pardo de Aravaca Hospital

A modern (opened in 2007), general, private hospital located in Madrid, part of the NISA group of hospitals. The international patients department can assist patients with accomodation and trasportation, and can communicate in English as well as in Spanish.

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Hospital Quirónsalud Valencia

Hospital Quirónsalud Valencia is ranked as one of the best private schools in Spain, winning nine times in the TOP 20 award in recognition of its management and quality of care.

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Hospital Quirónsalud Torrevieja

Hospital Quirónsalud Torrevieja is an ISO-certified private hospital located in the north of Torrevieja, championing excellence in cancer treatment and management.
IMTJ Best International Hospital of the world (awards 2017)

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Hospital Quirónsalud Marbella

This international hospital incorporates prestigious doctors, invests in research and development, technology and continuing education that enhances skills, in facilities, and in an increased operational efficiency in order to provide nothing but the best.

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Quirónsalud Madrid University Hospital

Quirónsalud University Hospital in Madrid has 54,000 square meters in a unique building, which unites its practical nature with the comfort of patients and relatives. Quirónsalud University Hospital in Madrid offers 39 medical-surgical specialties

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About FESS

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is Endoscopic Sinus surgery?
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery is a surgical procedure to remove unhealthy sinus tissue from the drainage channels, which helps in making way for the drainage of infected material from the sinus cavities. The surgery is mostly performed using endoscopic methods for improved and accurate view. Endoscopic nasal sinus surgery is done without external incisions and therefore there is very little bleeding, swelling and discomfort, which enables a fast recovery. Endoscopic sinus surgery does not damage healthy tissues, requires less time and yields good results. Nasal sinus surgery requires post-operative care, therefore follow-up and aftercare should be given essential attention.

How is Endoscopic Sinus Surgery performed?

  • A nasal endoscope is inserted through the nostrils into the nasal cavity. This allows the doctor to view the inside of the nose and sinuses.
  • The middle turbinate is located to identify and remove the uncinate process.
  • The ethmoid air cells are opened to improve ventilation, leaving the bone with the covering of mucous membrane.
  • Any blockage in the ostium, situated close to the jaw is removed with a meatal antrostomy.
  • The surgery helps to improve the ventilation of the sinuses by making the osteomeatal complex function better.

How to prepare for the Endoscopic Sinus surgery?
  • The patient’s medical history is reviewed by the doctor.
  • An ENT specialist will conduct diagnostic examination on the patient, which may involve fiberoptic endoscopy and CT scan.
  • The patient needs to avoid taking certain medication that may worsen bleeding. This includes herbs and vitamins.
  • The patient may be required to take antibiotics and steroids to reduce swelling.
  • Patients who smoke are advised to stop or reduce smoking to help in recovery.
  • The doctor should be informed if the patient has fever or any illness before the surgery.

Duration of procedure/surgery : 60 to 90 minutes

Days admitted : Nasal sinus surgery is usually done as an outpatient procedure.

Anesthesia : Local anesthesia with intravenous sedation

Recovery : - The patient is taken to the recovery room where the patient’s vital signs are monitored. - Moderate bleeding from the nose after the surgery is normal. - The patient may vomit once or twice after the surgery. - Swelling of the nose, around the eyes, and upper lip is noticed for several days. - Complete recovery may take three to five days.

Risks : - Injury to the optic nerve, resulting in blindness - Leakage of cerebrospinal fluid - Orbital Hematoma - Nasolacrimal duct stenosis - Intracranial injury - Smell and taste impairment - Numbness - Voice change - Pain - Nasal blockage

After care : - The patient will not be able to drive after the surgery due to drowsiness and disorientation. - The nose dressing should be changed regularly as it becomes wet. - The patient may need to wear a nose pack for a few days - The patient should avoid blowing the nose for about a week from the surgery. - The patient should sleep with the head at an elevation. - Pain medication should be taken only after consulting the doctor. - The patient may need to use a saline spray for six to eight times a day to keep the nose moist. - The patient should restrain from strenuous activities and physical recreational activities for a few weeks. - Alcoholic beverages, caffeine, and spicy food should be avoided. - Decongestant nasal sprays should not be used without consulting a doctor. - Dairy products may cause excessive mucous formation and should therefore be avoided. - The patient should avoid smoking and should drink a lot of water. - The patient should take all medication prescribed by the doctor. - A follow up appointment is scheduled a week after the surgery.

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