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EAR, NOSE AND THROAT (ENT)

The ENT department of Jumuia Friends Hospital Kaimosi offers complete medical and surgical care for all conditions related to the ear, nose and throat, including ENT emergencies, for patients of all age groups. The Department’s specialists primarily treat patients afflicted with deafness, ear discharge, giddiness / vertigo, ear infections, nose bleeding, sinus infections, tonsil infections, voice change and cancer. The ENT department also offers treatment for those having difficulties in swallowing, breathing, snoring and headaches. The ENT doctors also treat children apart from adults with utmost affection, ease and care. Our Hospital delivers a wide state of the art in technology by allocating latest instruments such as telescopes, microscopes and laser for diagnosis and treatment of various abnormalities.

CHIEF PROCEDURES

FESS

It is a procedure that is done to clear the sinus cavity into the nose. It allows the inflamed sinus lining to heal and reduces the discharge and pain that occurs due to infection in the sinuses. The doctor uses a telescope to operate which is done under anaesthesia. The surgery takes about 90-120 minutes to complete.

RHINOPLASTY

It is a medical procedure which is done to change the size and shape of the nose and also to improve its functionality. It is also performed to correct the breathing difficulties which occur due to deformity of the nose from a trauma or birth defect. It is usually done as an outpatient procedure under general anaesthesia.

TONSILLECTOMY

It is a surgical procedure that is done to excise the tonsils, a small gland that is found on the back of throat. Surgery is advised when the tonsils become infected which causes swelling and pain. It is more common among children than adults.

MASTOIDECTOMY

This surgery is done to remove the infected mastoid cells that are present at the backside of the ear. The main reason for this surgery is the ear infection and sometimes it spreads due to temporal bone. The surgeon removes the infected bones in this procedure.

TYMPANOPLASTY

This procedure is done to repair or reconstruct the perforated eardrum and the bones in the middle ear. The perforation happens due to infection of the ear or trauma. The procedure is done under general anaesthesia and will take 2-3 hours to complete.

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