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Otorhinolaryngology

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LARYNGECTOMY SURGICAL REMOVAL OF LARYNX

Laryngectomy
Definition
A laryngectomy is the partial or complete surgical removal of the voice box (larynx).
Purpose
Because of its location, the voice box, or larynx, plays a critical role in breathing, swallowing, and speaking. The larynx is located above the windpipe (trachea) and in front of the food pipe (esophagus). It contains two small bands …

MASTOIDECTOMY SURGICAL PROCEDURE

Mastoidectomy
Definition
A mastoidectomy is a surgical procedure that removes an infected portion of the mastoid bone when medical treatment is not effective.
Purpose
A mastoidectomy is performed to remove infected mastoid air cells resulting from ear infections, such as mastoiditis or chronic otitis, or by inflammatory disease of the middle ear (cholesteatoma). The mastoid air …

MYRINGOTOMY EAR TUBES

Myringotomy and ear tubes
Definition : Myringotomy is a surgical procedure in which a small incision is made in the eardrum (the tympanic membrane), usually in both ears. The English word is derived from myringa, modern Latin for drum membrane, and tome, Greek for cutting. It is also called myringocentesis, tympanotomy, tympanostomy, or paracentesis of the …

PARATHYROIDECTOMY PARATHYROID GLANDS

Parathyroidectomy : Parathyroidectomy is the removal of one or more parathyroid glands. A person usually has four parathyroid glands, although the exact number may vary from three to seven. The glands are located in the neck, in front of the Adam’s apple, and are closely linked to the thyroid gland. The parathyroid glands regulate the balance …

RADICAL NECK DISSECTION

Radical neck dissection is a surgical operation used to remove cancerous tissue in the head and neck. The purpose of radical neck dissection is to remove lymph nodes and other structures in the head and neck that are likely or known to be malignant. Variations on neck dissections exist, depending on the extent of the cancer. …

RHINOPLASTY NOSE MOLDING

The term rhinoplasty means "nose molding" or "nose forming." It refers to a procedure in plastic surgery in which the structure of the nose is changed. The change can be made by adding or removing bone or cartilage, grafting tissue from another part of the body, or implanting synthetic material to alter the shape of the …

SEPTOPLASTY OPERATION SURGERY

Septoplasty operation surgery is a surgical procedure to correct the shape of the septum of the nose. The goal of this procedure is to correct defects or deformities of the septum. The nasal septum is the separation between the two nostrils. In adults, the septum is composed partly of cartilage and partly of bone. Septal deviations …

SNORING SURGERY

Snoring is defined as noisy or rough breathing during sleep, caused by vibration of loose tissue in the upper airway. Surgical treatments for snoring include several different techniques for removing tissue from the back of the patients throat, reshaping the nasal passages or jaw, or preventing the tongue from blocking the airway during sleep. The purpose …

SNORING SURGERY 2

The most important task in diagnosing a patient’s snoring is to distinguish between primary snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. The reason for care in the diagnosis is that surgical treatment without the recommended tests for OSA can complicate later diagnosis of the disorder.
The sounds made when a person snores have a number of different physical …