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Rhinology & Sinus Surgery Specialists in Europe

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

Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

Quirón has an internationally prestigious medical staff, the largest in the sector, and is also the principal hospital network in terms of patient numbers and care facility area. The group administers 38 healthcare centers, more than 2,864 hospital beds and 7,500 associate doctors.

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Rhinology & Sinus Surgery is available at Grupo Quirón

Sant Joan de Déu-Barcelona Children’s Hospital

The SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital's Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) department has highly specialised professionals in the different childhood disorders affecting the ear nose and throat.

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Rhinology & Sinus Surgery is available at Barcelona Children’s Hospital

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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Rhinology & Sinus Surgery is available at Vithas Xanit International Hospital

Anadolu Medical Center

Anadolu Medical Center is one of the most modern, comprehensive and respected hospitals in Turkey. Anadolu is affiliated with John Hopkins Hospital.

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Rhinology & Sinus Surgery is available at Anadolu

Listed ENT specialist:

Dr. Sertaç Yetişer MD

Otorhinolaryngology

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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Rhinology & Sinus Surgery is available at Hospital Ruber Internacional

Hygeia Hospital

Hygeia Hospital's Ear Nose Throat Department, offers every diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical service for any case and condition in these sensitive areas of our body.

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Rhinology & Sinus Surgery is available at Hygeia Hospital Athens

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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Rhinology & Sinus Surgery is available at Hospital Universitario HM Montepríncipe

Klinikum Stuttgart

One of Germany's largest hospitals, made up of more than 50 clinics and specialist institutes spanning all medical specialties. Kinikum Stuttgart is regarded as one of the best hospitals in Germany, and is a referral center for oncology, ENT, pediatrics and more.

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Rhinology & Sinus Surgery is available at Klinikum Stuttgart

10 listed ENT specialists:

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Prof. Christian Sittel

Medical Director at the Clinic for Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders, Plastic Surgery

Dr. Dorothee Bögner

Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases, Plastic Surgery

Avcilar Hospital

** Prices here are average prices and depend on patients' medical conditions. For cases requiring longer hospitalisation, extra days will be priced separately.

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Rhinology & Sinus Surgery is available at Avcilar Hospital

3 listed ENT specialists:

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Dr. Burhan Kocamal

ENT (Ear Nose & Throat) Specialist

Prof. Dr. Hakan Göçmen

ENT (Ear Nose & Throat) Specialist

Heidelberg University Hospital

Heidelberg University Hospital is one of Europe`s leading medical centers. World-renowned experts provide comprehensive care of the highest international standards in all medical specialties.

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Rhinology & Sinus Surgery is available at Heidelberg University Hospital

Listed ENT specialist:

Prof. Peter K.Plinkert

Managing Director - Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (ORL-HNS)

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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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