FUNCTIONAL ENDOSCOPIC SINUS SURGERY AND ENDOSCOPIC SKULL BASE SURGERY

FUNCTIONAL ENDOSCOPIC SINUS SURGERY AND ENDOSCOPIC SKULL BASE SURGERY:

functional endroscopychronic sinusitis patients suffer from recurrent headaches, post nasal drip , nasal blockage which when fails to respond to 4-6 wks of medical treatment can be cured with  surgical treatment .

Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) is a surgery done to treat chronic sinusitis and sinonasal polyposis using a special shaver system called as microdebrider. Other endoscopic surgery like endoscopic septoplasty with inferior turbinate reduction for deviated nose and nasal obstruction, endoscopic dacrocystorhinostomy for watering from eyes, endoscopic medial maxillectomy for nasal tumors, endoscopic trans-sphenoidal pituitary tumor surgery, endoscopic csf leak repair.

FESS is now dine as a day care surgery with recovery in 4-5 days & a follow up for about 3-6

months for regular nasal suction clearance .