Sinusitis is an inflammation or swelling of tissues lining the sinus. It causes nasal blockage and makes breathing very difficult among other things. There are several factors that may cause sinusitis like common cold, allergic rhinitis etc. Most sinusitis attacks are caused by an infection. The cheekbone sinuses, the sinuses between the eyes & the forehead sinuses can get affected. There are several types of sinusitis like bacterial sinusitis, fungal sinusitis etc.
Doctors at GV ENT CENTRE,Kochi – Specialists in Sinusitis treatment
At GV ENT, we offer treatments for various types of Sinus infections. Our treatments also include advanced procedures like CSF leak repair, Endoscopic DCR, Endoscopic skull base surgeries etc. We are also one of the few centres capable of performing Modified Lothrop Procedure ( Draf 3), which has 85% success rate in recurring allergic nasal polyposis & fungal sinusitis.
The endoscopic modified Lothrop procedure or Draf III procedure,is an established approach for uncontrollable frontal sinus disease and anterior skull base exposure.This procedure involves removal of the interior portion of the midline septum, the superior part of the nasal septum, and the frontal sinus floor. However, in select cases, this technique may involve unnecessary section of sinonasal structures.This procedure leads to the complete cure to the very last bit.
Dr George Varghese is one of the leading ENT surgeons in India. Dr George is a dedicated surgeon who has years of experience in ENT surgeries and wide spread international exposure. He is involved largely in performing advanced Endoscopic Surgery for sinus and nasal disorders & Cosmetic Nasal Surgery.
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