Balloon Synoplasty in Turkey, Istanbul
Drug therapy is very effective in the early period. Surgery may be necessary in patients with chronic sinusitis who do not persistently respond to medication. Purpose of surgery; is to open the sinus paths. Thus, the aeration of the sinuses is provided. Infection regresses and disappears in the vented sinus. We can do this with endoscopic sinus surgery as well as with balloon sinusoplasty technique.
It is the process of opening the narrowed sinus holes with Balloon Catheter. The logic is the same as angioplasty used to open the occluded heart vessels.
What are the advantages of balloon sinusoplasty?
Frequently Asked Questions About Balloon Synoplasty
The inflated balloon expands the clogged sinus opening.
Therefore, no useful tissue in the nose is damaged.
Since there is no incision in the nose, there is no bleeding.
No buffering is required after the procedure. Healing happens very quickly.
You can return to daily life the next day.
Balloon synoplasty is a minimally invasive method. Although it is done in the hospital, it does not require an overnight stay. Although it varies from patient to patient, normal activities can be started on the same day.
Balloon sinoplasty technique is used in chronic sinusitis, especially in frontal, maxillary, sphenoid sinusitis and ethmoid sinusitis types. Endoscopic sinus surgery should be preferred in polyp sinusitis.
In order to apply the balloon sinoplasty technique, it is necessary not to resort to treatment with the endoscopic surgical method before.
Only a trained ENT specialist can perform this technique. Routine is not a ubiquitous intervention. Experience of the physician is indispensable for this procedure.
Yes, in order for this technique to be applied, it is necessary to have a patient profile suitable for this treatment and to have completed the age of 17.
Yes there is.
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Safety and Feasibility of Balloon Catheter Dilation of Paranasal Sinus Ostia: A Preliminary Investigation
Christopher L. Brown, M.D., William E. Bolger, M.D.
Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology April 2006, Vol. 115(4): 293-299;
Catheter Based Dilation of the Sinus Ostia: Initial Safety and Feasibility Analysis in a Cadaver Model
William E. Bolger, M.D., Winston C. Vaughan, M.D.
American Journal of Rhinology May-June 2006, Vol. 20, No.3, P. 290-294
Functional Endoscopic Dilatation of the Sinuses (FEDS): Patient Selection and Surgical Technique
Michael Friedman, M.D., Paul Schalch, M.D.
Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology June 2006, Vol. 17, 126-134
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Providing the spread of this technique in the world, Prof. I got my education from Levin in San Francisco.