Endoscopic Sinus Treatment Specialist
Dealing With Infections And Pathologies Of Nasal Sinuses
As per Sinus Treatment Specialist in Pune, Dr. Seemab Shaikh- the sinuses are air-filled areas in the skull. Sinusitis is a common swelling of the paranasal sinuses, the holes that produce the mucus necessary for the nasal passages to work effectively. It can be intense or persistent, and it can be caused by germs, bacteria, fungi, anaphylaxes, or even an autoimmune effect.
Symptoms of Sinusitis:
Sinus symptoms varies, depending on the severity of the infection.
If the patient has two or more of the following symptoms like thick green or yellow nasal discharge, they may be diagnosed with acute sinusitis.
In more severe cases, the following symptoms may also be seen:
- foul-smelling breath
- heavy cough, especially at night
- sore throat
If these signs last for 12 weeks or more, the doctor may diagnose chronic sinusitis.
Following are the types of sinuses:
- Frontal sinuses
- Maxillary sinuses
- Ethmoid sinuses
- Sphenoid sinuses
Dr. Seemab Shaikh is an Sinus Treatment Specialist in Pune. He is well experienced in treating all diseases of ENT and Head and Neck.
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery is Dealing with infections and pathologies of nasal sinuses. Endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) is a minimally invasive operational method that opens up sinus air cells and sinus openings with an endoscope. The use of ESS as a surgical method has now been widely accepted.
The major goal of surgery is to clear whatever is blocking the drainage pathways of the sinuses. This may include removing:
- thin pieces of bone
- mucous membranes
- nasal polyps
- swollen or damaged tissue
- tumors or growths blocking the passage
Sinus surgery may be done to treat a variety of issues:
Common reasons include sinusitis and nasal polyps. The spectrum of endoscopic sinus surgery has been ever broadening covering a wide horizon of pathologies ranging from infections of the sinus, dealing with nasal polyps, removal of nasal tumors, correction of ventilation of nose, correction of leak from the brain (CSF), removal of many brain tumors by a minimally invasive approach etc. It is the advanced form of nasal surgery undertaken in our centre by use of specialized equipment like HD Camera with high-end endoscopes, powered instruments, coblation dissection, radio frequency etc.
All these procedures have been regularly carried out under Dr. Seemab Shaikh due to his credibility in the field of endoscopic sinus surgery.