Otorhinolaryngology or ENT (ear, nose, and throat) diseases is a medical field specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with symptoms, diseases, or injuries in the ears, nose, paranasal sinuses, mouth, pharynx, larynx, or neck. Current research in Otorhinolaryngology is focused to improve treatments and outcomes for people with conditions of the ear, nose, throat, head, and neck.
Common sleep disorders like insomnia, restless legs syndrome, narcolepsy, and sleep apnea can affect every aspect of your life including your safety, relationships, school, work performance, thinking, mental health, weight, and the development of diabetes and heart disease. Not getting enough quality sleep can hurt your quality of life. This session deals with types of sleep disorders, causes and symptoms of sleep disorders, Diagnosis and Tests, Management and Treatment, Prevention, and Prognosis.
Pediatric Otolaryngology deals with the illnesses of Ear, Nose, and Throat in children. Some children with ENT diseases need special care because of complicating medical conditions, such as asthma, heart disease, or developmental disorders. Hence pediatric otolaryngology can be considered as a subspecialty of otolaryngology.
Otology is a subspecialty of otolaryngology that focuses on the diseases of the ear and its connecting structures. Neurotology or neuro-otology is a branch of clinical medicine that studies and treats neurological disorders of the ear, and is closely related to otology, and also draws on the fields of neurology and neurosurgery. This session is designed in order to discuss the latest technology and techniques, including microsurgery, reconstructive surgery, and implantable hearing devices.
Rhinoplasty & Nasal Reconstruction is a subspecialty of Otorhinolaryngology that manages nasal and sinus problems such as allergies, nasal obstruction, and sinusitis. The treatments in the department of Rhinology are tumors of the sinuses or anterior skull base, nasal polyps, rhinoplasty, and septoplasty. This session offers to gain knowledge in the development of surgical devices and procedures to treat nose and sinus problems.
Thyroid Cancer/Parathyroid Disease is one of the areas that otolaryngology treats. This session is to discuss the diagnosis and treatment for Thyroid nodules, Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, Hypoparathyroidism, Hyperparathyroidism.
Laryngology is a subspecialty of ENT (Otolaryngology) that deals with problems and injuries of the larynx, often called the voice box. This session deals with the latest advancements, diagnostic approaches, factors causing larynx disorders, and therapeutical approaches in the treatment of larynx disorders.
The preoperative and postoperative complications in the surgeries of ear, nose, throat, head, and neck can be managed by anesthesia and pain relievers. Anesthetic management in ENT procedures, including adenotonsillectomy, oesophagoscopy, and middle ear surgery will be discussed along with their complications and preoperative aspects to be considered.
Head and Neck Surgery is a dynamic new approach that allows surgeons to remove cancers of the head and neck with the use of specialized endoscopes and cameras without external incisions and usually with little or no change in speech, appearance, and swallowing function. The goals of head and neck surgery are to develop innovative therapies, and translational research, and to minimize the risks and recovery time.
Facial plastic surgery is a broad field of otolaryngology surgery that involves reconstructive and cosmetic techniques in addition to the use of biomaterials, lasers, and other adjunct materials to improve outcomes. The scope of facial plastic surgery includes rhinoplasty, browlifts, blepharoplasty, facelifts, microvascular reconstruction of the head and neck, craniomaxillofacial trauma reconstruction, and correction of defects in the face after skin cancer resection.
Speech-language pathologists evaluate and treat people with communication disorders. The Department of Speech Pathology deals with the identification, measurement, and study of hearing and hearing impairments and with the treatment of persons with hearing disorders, diagnosis & treatment of individuals with speech, language, voice, literacy, and fluency disorders.
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