What is an ENT procedures?
ENT stands for ears, nose and throat. ENT is technically known as otolaryngology, which is a diagnosis and treatment of a person’s head and neck, including ears, nose and throat.
ENT stands for ears, nose and throat. ENT is technically known as otolaryngology, which is a diagnosis and treatment of a person's head and neck, including ears, nose and throat. And otorhinolaryngologist (also known as an otolaryngologist surgeon or ear, nose and throat) is a surgeon that diagnosed, evaluating and managing various head and neck diseases, including the area of the ear, nose and throat.
ENT surgeons use many different surgical procedures including:
- Grommet insertion for ear glue - this involves a very small incision in the ear drum and is usually done in children. Grommet helps middle ear ventilation and completes the effusion of the middle ear
- Tonsillectomy (amandel removal) or adenoidectomy (adenoid removal), most often in children
- Septoplasty - Correction of the nasal septum to prevent obstruction and activate clear breathe
- Microlaryngoscopy - Short metal tube (laryngoscope) is inserted into the larynx (ballot box). It is used for inspection and can also be used to perform biopsy or operation
- Endoscopic sinus operations - Small telescopes are put into parts of the nose to diagnose and treat difficult sinus conditions. Technically refined instruments are then used to recover the right function
- Tympanomastoid operation to reconstruct and remove epithelial inclusion (cholesteatoma) in the middle ear
- Open the operation to remove neck lumps, and salivary gland tumors
- Oesophagoscopy - Long metal or flexible tube (oesophagoscope) inserted by mouth into the esophagus