DEPARTMENT OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY (ENT) - HEAD & NECK SURGERY
The Department was the first centre in South India to start Cochlear Implant Programme using 22 Channel Electrode.
The Outpatient Department handles more than 100 patients daily. The patients come from Goa in the North to Cochin in South India. The department is considered as a referral centre for patients from Mauritius.
The Outpatient Department has facilities for:
Diagnostic Nasal Endoscopy
Otoendoscopy Microscopic Examination of Ear
Fibre-Optic examination of Larynx and Vocal stroboscopic evaluation of vocal cords
Diagnosis of Head & Neck Cancer
An Audiology & Speech Therapy Unit for the evaluation and rehabilitation of patients with deafness and voice disorders is also attached to the Outpatient Department.
The Department has a bed strength of 60 with an intermediate intensive care unit to take care of patients who undergo major Head & Neck surgeries like Widefield Laryngectomy, Total Laryngo-pharyngo-oesophagectomy, Thyroid Surgeries and Skull base Surgeries.
Karl Storz Rigid Nasal Endoscopes
Flexible & Rigid Laryngoscopes
2 Fully Equipped Operation Theatres
Blom - Singer’s
Lumenis co2 Laser
Karl Storz & Xomed Microdebriders
Nasal Allergy Treatment
Microsurgery of the Ear
Voice Restoration for Post laryngectomy patients
Brainstem Evoked Response Audiometry (BERA)
Sleep study for snoring & OSAS
Digital Hearing aid
Oto acoustic emission
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Endoscopic Repair of CSF Rhinorrhoea & meningococle
Endoscopic Removal of Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma
Endoscopic surgery for paranasal Sinus Cancer & benign tumors