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What is a surgical incision of the tympanic membrane, usually performed to relieve pressure and allow drainage of serous or purulent fluid from the middle ear
What is a surgical procedure to repair a defect affecting the tympanic membrane
What surgical procedure is performed to remove the mastoid air cells. Mastoiditis that extends beyond the mastoid sinus can lead to meningitis or encephalitis. This condition can also effect the 7th cranial nerve
What surgical procedure is performed to repair otosclerosis, a bony overgrowth of the stapes. This progressive disease is hereditary, affecting women more than men
What is an electronic device that partially restores hearing in people who have severe hearing loss due to damage of the inner ear. A mastoidectomy will be performed.
What is the name of the procedure that the mucous membrane lining the nasal cavity will be incised and the underlying perichondrium or periosteum lifted
Submucous Resection (SMR)
What is the name of the procedure most often done to straighten a deviated nasal septum
What is a procedure in which some or all of the turbinate bones attached to mucous membranes in the nasal passage are removed
What is done to remove the polyps that arise from the walls of the sinuses or the ostia that protrude into the nasal passageway.
What procedure is done to repair a narrowing/blockage of the rear opening of the nasal cavity
Choanal Atresia Repair
What is a minimally invasive technique used to restore sinus ventilation and normal breathing function
Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS)
procedure is a more radical type of antrostomy and is performed when intranasal antrostomy alone does not provide adequate visualization
What is a surgical procedure to remove the tonsils and adenoids
Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy
What is the removal of the parotid gland, a salivary gland near the ear.
What procedure is performed to remove excess tissue in the throat to widen the airway, often to aid with sleep apnea. T&A may also be performed.
What is the surgical removal of the larynx
What procedure is performed to treat metastatic squamous cell carcinoma; also performed in conjunction with mandibulectomy for metastatic cancer of the mouth and jaw
Radical Neck Dissection with Mandibulectomy
What procedure is usually performed for diagnostic purposes to confirm if temporomandibular disorder (TMD) exists.
Temporomandibular Joint Arthroscopy
What procedure is performed for upper airway obstruction, or prolonged intubation