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Rhinology & Sinus Surgery Specialists in Asia

Hospitals and medical centers in Asia who have Rhinology & Sinus Surgery specialists.

Gleneagles Global Hospitals

The Department of ENT at Gleneagles Global Hospitals has a range of ingenious treatments which cater to the patients suffering with diseases related to the ear, nose and throat. The Department has a team of doctors trained by a group of faculty members from renowned institutions.

Availability:

Rhinology & Sinus Surgery is available at Global Hospitals Chennai

Bangkok Hospital Pattaya

This multi-specialty tertiary hospital offers various medical services as well as dental procedures to local and overseas patients. It serves over 100,000 international patients every year.

Availability:

Rhinology & Sinus Surgery is available at Bangkok Hospital Pattaya

11 listed ENT specialists:

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Dr. Apinan Na Nakorn

Hearing, Speech, Balance Tinnitus

Rambam Medical Center

The Department of ENT carries out the entire range of surgical procedures for these areas using the most advanced and innovative techniques available.

Availability:

Rhinology & Sinus Surgery is available at Rambam Medical Center

Listed ENT specialist:

Prof. Gil Ziv

Director, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Senior Member Clinical Research Institute

Yanhee Hospital

Our team of specialists can address a comprehensive range of disorders – from discomfort caused by recurring ear infections to rare, life-threatening cancers occurring in the head and neck.

Availability:

Rhinology & Sinus Surgery is available at Yanhee Hospital

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Gleneagles Intan Medical Centre

A tertiary care hospital servicing local and international patients with modern facilities and over 110 consultants that cover a wide array of specialties.

Availability:

Rhinology & Sinus Surgery is available at Gleneagles Intan Medical Centre

7 listed ENT specialists:

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Dr. Mohd Husni Ahmad

Nasal diseases

Dr. Koay Cheng Eng

Snoring & Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Moolchand Medcity

Trust based hospital that treats around 7,000 international patients a year. India's first JCI and comprehensive NABH accredited hospital.

Availability:

Rhinology & Sinus Surgery is available at Moolchand Medcity

4 listed ENT specialists:

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Dr. R K Arora

Ear, Nose and Throat

Dr. B B Khatri

Ear, Nose and Throat

Assuta Hospital

The new Assuta Hospital was opened in 2009, and claims to be the most modern hospital in the middle east.

Availability:

Rhinology & Sinus Surgery is available at Assuta Hospital

10 listed ENT specialists:

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Dr. Avner Yaniv

ENT and Surgery of Head and Neck, ENT Children

Dr. Baker Gideon

ENT and Surgery of Head and Neck

Global Hospitals & Health City Chennai

The flagship hospital of the Global Hospitals Group, which operates eight hospitals throughout India. The modern 500 bed hospital was opened in 2009, and offers advanced medical and surgical treatment, including organ transplantation, cardiac surgey and neurosurgy.

Availability:

Rhinology & Sinus Surgery is available at Global Hospitals & Health City Chennai

National University Hospital

A 928 bed teaching hospital offering a full range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services. NUH serves as a refferal center for cancer patients, pediatrics, cardiology and other specialties.

Availability:

Rhinology & Sinus Surgery is available at National University Hospital

9 listed ENT specialists:

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Assoc. Prof. Thomas Loh Kwok Seng

Head and Senior Consultant

Assoc. Prof. Lynne Lim

Airway reconstruction for laryngotracheal obstruction, syndromic patients

BNH Hospital

A JCI accredited hospital with a 225 in-patient bed capacity which offers a wide range of medical services. Services for international patients include aesthetic procedures and cosmetic surgery.

Availability:

Rhinology & Sinus Surgery is available at BNH Hospital

13 listed ENT specialists:

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Assoc. Prof. Chanchai Charakorn

General ENT,Allergy, Head & Neck Surgery,FESS

Dr. Amnuay Cutchavaree

Otolaryngology

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About Rhinology & Sinus Surgery

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 Rhinology and sinus surgery?

This is a subspecialty that deals with nasal and sinus problems. These include common problems such as allergies, sinusitis, and nasal obstruction. Less common problems include tumors of the anterior skull base and of the sinuses.

Having this surgery may be the only means to get a badly blocked or infected sinus to drain properly. However, surgery does not always cure sinusitis. Some people may require a second surgery. The surgery is usually successful when combined with medicines such as antibiotics and home treatments to prevent the sinusitis from recurring.


What is the aim of the surgery?
    The goal of having this surgery is to improve the sinuses drainage usually by draining the mucus and removing the blockage. This may involve removing:
  • Infected, damaged or swollen tissue
  • Bone, to create a bigger opening for drainage of mucus from the sinuses
  • Polyps (growths) inside the sinuses or nose
  • A foreign object that is blocking a nasal or sinus passage.

Indications for sinus surgery
  • If you have chronic sinusitis.
  • If you have followed ‘maximum medical treatment’ for 4-6 weeks. This treatment includes. A steroid nasal sprays, antibiotics and other prescribed medications
  • If after 4-6 weeks of treatment a CT scan shows the presence of nasal polyps

Types of sinus surgery
  • Endoscopic surgery: The doctor uses an endoscope (a thin lighted tool) to remove growths or small amounts of bone or material blocking the sinus openings. The endoscope is inserted through the nose to help the doctor see and remove any obstructions. Endoscopic techniques allow for better and more precise visualizations. They also eliminate the need for external incisions. As a result, there is less, bleeding, swelling and discomfort and recovery from the surgery is fast.
  • Sinus surgery: This is done when there is an occurrence of complications from sinusitis. These include infection f the facial bones, development of pus in a sinus or brain abscess. The doctor makes an incision from inside the mouth or through the facial skin. Sinus surgery involves removing diseased tissue as well as rerouting the existing sinus pathways.

When to call the doctor
  • Excessive bleeding
  • Fever greater than 38.6C (101.5F) that persists
  • Sharp pain or a headache that is unresponsive to medications
  • Increased swelling of the eyes or nose
  • Thin clear fluid draining from the nose

Risks : -Chronic nasal drainage. -Excessive dryness or crusting of the nose. -Need for allergy evaluation, environmental controls or treatments. -Damage to the eye and associated structures. -Damage to the skull base. -Permanent numbness of the face, palate or upper teeth. -Failure to control infection or polyps can lead to nasal obstruction. -Impaired healing, prolonged pain and the need for hospitalization. -Recurrence of sinus problems or polyps. -Failure to improve or resolve concurrent respiratory illness such as a cough, asthma or bronchitis. -Failure to resolve associated nasal or sinus headaches. The exact cause of the headaches can be difficult to determine and may have many various causes that are not sinus-related. -Worsening or failure to restore the sense of smell or taste.

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