Nasal Endoscopy its Importance in Diagnosing Sinonasal Diseases and Post-Operative Follow Up.

  • M M ALI
  • M MUJEEB
  • A IQBAL
Keywords: Nasal Endoscopy, Diagnostic tool, Post-operative follow up.

Abstract

The purpose of reviewing the technique and concept of nasal endoscopy is to introduce and popularise this excellent modality in our set up which can be used as a diagnostic tool in patients with sinonasal symptoms. Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (ESS) is getting popular since last 25 years, the indications for which are increasing day by day. The common conditions for which Endoscopic Sinus surgery gives good results are chronic sinusitis, recurrent act sinusitis, nasal polyposis, fungal infection, fronto-ethmoidal Mucocele, repair of blow out fracture of orbit, dacrocystorhinotomy, choanal atresia, repair of CSF leak, management of epistaxis, septal and turbinate surgery Nasal endoscopy is now being increasingly used for post-operative follow up of ESS cases. It facilitates better postop care and also results in good prognosis.
Published
2017-12-21
Section
Review Article