March 13, 2019
POEM - A Minimal Invasive Procedure for Swallowing Disorders
Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (abbreviated as POEM) is an endoscopic procedure to treat swallowing disorders, ...
The Division of ENT and Head Neck surgery at Sakra World Hospital is a comprehensive center equipped to deal with all ENT problems. Here, the Synergy between technical innovation and well trained manpower aims to provide the best possible treatment. The Division runs an exclusive center for voice disorders, one of the few such centers in the country. It is well equipped with the latest diagnostic technology including Stroboscopes, videoscopes, & computer voice analysis and is doing phonosurgeries with good voice results. We also offer Balloon Sinuplasty, which is the latest, minimally invasive solution for sinusitis. One of the few centers in the country having computer navigation units, we ensure accurate and safe endoscopic sinus surgery for advanced sinus diseases.
We also run a center to diagnose and treat snoring problems and obstructive sleep apnoea. The advanced Coblator technology helps us perform pain free surgical treatment for adenoid and tonsil surgeries in children and adults, and also helps us treat palatal and tongue base problems causing obstructive sleep apnoea.
Another Core area of work is management of paediatric ENT problems. Our scope of management varies from common ENT problems to more complex scenarios such as breathing difficulties, drooling in children, snoring and sleep apnoea, and unusual neck swellings. We also work with neurologists and department of rehabilitation for many neurological and geriatric conditions, treating spasmodic dysphonia, vocal cord tremor & other laryngeal movement disorder patients with video assisted injections. The Department also deals with various airway conditions including laryngotracheal stenosis & all ear diseases and tympanomastoid surgeries. The Department also provides audiology, voice and speech therapy as allied services for voice problems, stammering, autism and other speech problems. We also have a unit dealing with swallowing problems.
The Department is well-equipped to take care of all Ear, Nose and Throat emergencies.
Some of the minimally invasive / new procedures done by the ENT department are Balloon Sinuplasty, Coblator Assisted adeno-tonsillectomy, Microflap microlaryngeal surgeries, Endoscopic Skullbase surgeries, Laser Surgeries for many Ear Nose throat and laryngeal problems.
The services rendered differentiated according to the part of the body are:
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