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Fonksiyonel endoskopik sinüzit cerrahisi için hazırlanmış ameliyat masası.


Sinusitis is an inflammation or swelling of the sinuses and the mucous membrane lining them. It can cause facial pain, nasal blockage or discharge, and sometimes fever and other symptoms. It is usually caused by the common cold, but other viruses, bacteria, fungi and allergies can also cause sinusitis.

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Sinusitis Types

Sinusitis types are divided into acute, subacute, chronic and recurrent sinusitis. Apart from these, bacterial viral sinusitis and fungal sinusitis are also shown among the types of sinusitis.

Sinusitis Symptoms

Symptoms of sinusitis include yellow or green nasal discharge, nasal congestion, difficulty breathing, facial tenderness and pain, headache, fever, decreased sense of smell, pressure in the ear, upper jaw and toothache.


Treatment usually includes rest, hydration, antibiotics, hot compresses, steam inhalation and nasal irrigation.

What Causes Sinusitis?

Sinusitis is associated with infections, viruses, bacteria, fungi and various allergens. In particular, the more common causes of chronic sinusitis include colds, flu, viruses, bacteria, fungal infections, allergens and various anatomical disorders.

How to Prevent Sinusitis?

To prevent sinusitis, it is important to avoid infections, stay away from substances that cause allergies, avoid cigarette smoke, use a humidifier and adopt healthy living habits.

Surgical Procedures

It includes methods such as balloon sinoplasty and endoscopic sinus surgery.

Endoskopik sinüzit cerrahisi yaparken kullanılan kamera kulesi ve ameliyat görüntüsü.

Endoscopic Sinus Surgery


What is?

Endoscopic sinus surgery is a surgical procedure often used to treat conditions such as chronic sinusitis or recurrent sinusitis.


Healing Process and Results

   Recovery after endoscopic sinus surgery is usually fast. Patients can usually return to their normal activities within a few days. However, there may be temporary discomfort after surgery, such as mild bleeding, swelling or runny nose. The recovery process can vary from person to person, but usually patients' symptoms are significantly reduced or completely eliminated.


Why is it done?

Endoscopic sinus surgery can be performed to remove blockages inside the sinuses, open sinus passages, remove polyps or other tissue growths, or clear inflamed tissue from the sinuses. This procedure is necessary to relieve the patient's sinusitis symptoms and prevent recurrent infections.


Risks and Complications

Endoscopic sinus surgery is generally a safe procedure, but as with any surgical procedure, there are some risks and complications. These can include infection, bleeding, scars in the nose, temporary or permanent loss of smell or changes in taste. However, these complications are rare and are usually mild and temporary.

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