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Heck and Neck Surgery in Dubai at Emirates Hospitals Group. The head and neck region encompasses a complex network of structures, including the face, scalp, ears, nose, sinuses, mouth, throat, larynx (voice box), thyroid gland, and parathyroid glands. Our Emirates Hospitals Group our Head and neck surgeons possess a unique skillset, combining years of expertise with specialized training in this intricate anatomical area.

Head and neck surgeons undergo extensive training in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery (ENT), which some then pursuing subspecialty fellowships to further refine their skills in specific areas, such as:

  • Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Expertise in restoring aesthetics and function after surgery for cancer, trauma, or congenital anomalies.
  • Laryngology: Specialization in disorders of the voice box and airway.
  • Skull Base Surgery: Expertise in complex surgeries involving the base of the skull, which houses vital nerves and blood vessels.
  • Microvascular Surgery: Advanced techniques for transplanting tissue with its blood supply, crucial for reconstruction after tumor removal.

Head and Neck Surgery in Dubai

Head and neck surgeons perform a wide range of procedures, encompassing both benign and malignant conditions. Some common procedures include:

Minimally Invasive Head and neck surgery dubai

Benign Conditions:

  • Thyroid Surgery: Removal of all or part of the thyroid gland for conditions like goiter, nodules, or hyperthyroidism.
  • Parathyroid Surgery: Removal of a parathyroid gland if it’s producing too much parathyroid hormone.
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Septoplasty (Deviated Septum Correction): Straightening a deviated septum to improve breathing.
  • Sinus Surgery: Removal of blockages or inflamed tissue in the sinuses to improve drainage and relieve sinusitis symptoms.
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Facial Trauma Repair

Malignant Conditions:

  • Skin Cancer Surgery: Removal of various types of skin cancer from the head and neck region.
  • Oral Cancer Surgery: Removal of cancerous tumors in the mouth, including the lips, tongue, and gums.
  • Laryngeal Cancer Surgery: Removal of part or all of the larynx (voice box) in some cases of advanced laryngeal cancer.
  • Neck Dissection: Removal of lymph nodes in the neck to assess for cancer spread and potentially remove cancerous tissue.
  • Reconstructive Surgery: Reconstruction of facial features or lost tissue function after tumor removal

Minimally Invasive Techniques for Head and Neck Surgery in Dubai

Advancements in technology allow for the use of minimally invasive techniques in head and neck surgery whenever possible. Benefits include faster recovery times, reduced scarring, and less pain for the patient. Endoscopic Sinus Surgery is an example of a minimally invasive technique where our surgeons use a camera and specialized instruments to visualize and operate on the sinuses through the nose.

Last update date: 17-06-2024

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