During functional endoscopic sinus surgery, an
endoscope is inserted into the nose and diseased tissue, tumors, and polyps are
removed in order to clear sinus channels.
- Sinus surgery
Treated with Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery:
Functional endoscopic sinus surgery is performed in
cases of sinus cysts, chronic sinusitis, sinus tumors and odontic tumors.
There are no comparable non-surgical or surgical
alternatives to functional endoscopic sinus surgery.
with Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery:
Functional endoscopic sinus surgery can be performed
under local anesthesia. It can also be performed under general anesthesia,
which means that the patient is asleep and completely unaware during the
Complications from Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery:
Possible risks following functional endoscopic sinus
surgery include infection, bleeding and a negative reaction to the anesthesia
that is used. It is also possible for nasal and sinus passages to be damaged.
after Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery:
The prognosis for a positive end result following
functional endoscopic sinus surgery is good.