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Otolaryngology

Introduction

Otolaryngology shall mean ear-nose-and-throat and Otolaryngology is a term of combination of these words. Therefore, ‘Otolaryngology’ is a wide medical science filed for the very important part of body where treat various diseases in nose, paranasal sinuses, head, neck, laryngopharynx, mouth and salivary glands, windpipe, throat and thyroid. We provide various treatment and surgical manipulation and operation in ear, nose, paranasal sinuses, laryngopharynx, mouth, salivary glands, bronchial tubes, throat, etc. Adenoids, tonsillectomy, nose bleeding hemostasis, chronic otitis media and chronic rhinosinusitis (sinusitis) operation are the operations that we have been doing for a long time. We provide microsurgery through microscope with developed high-tech equipments for ears, benign and malignity tumor operation as well as various reconstruction surgery not only for function but also for appearance for head and neck part, and it is now possible to conduct operation in base of skull area which was difficult before through developed medical knowledge and techniques.
Moreover, bilateral cochlear implants can be provided so that people who has poor hearing can enjoy normal life although not like a normal people. Also we can apply the reason of hearing loss found by using developed hearing test machine and there are active researches regarding disequilibrium such as dizziness by neurotology (study regarding nerves in ear).
Allergy diseases in upper airway and nasal cavity which are more important nowadays can be treated in various ways such as medicinal therapy, desensitization therapy, operation, etc. after accurate diagnosis, and endoscope operation for rhino sinusitis (sinusitis) which are currently receive attention has been developed dramatically as the patients are much less uncomfortable and the hospitalization period has been shortened compared to the palliative surgery in the past. Moreover, we have more interest in nonstar plastic surgery and study many surgery methods to contribute improvement in function and appearance of nose.
We has been studying about the cause and prevention of thyroid cancer, laryngeal cancer, oral cancer, nasal cancer, tongue cancer, tonsil cancer and head and neck cancer and focus on development of cure of such cancers. We aim to maximize the effectiveness of treatment by providing operation, anticancer drug and radiation therapy at the same time.

Main diseases

  • Ear : Hearing loss, tinnitus, chronic ear infections, dizziness
  • Nose : Chronic rhino sinusitis (sinusitis), Allergic Rhinitis
  • Neck : Head and neck cancer, speech disorders, neck disorders, thyroid cancer

Main procedures

  • Ear : Chronic otitis media surgery, tympanic membrane repair, vent tube implant
  • Nose : Chronic rhino sinusitis (sinusitis) surgery, resection of the inferior turbinate for allergic rhinitis, nasal reconstruction, rhinoplasty, snoring surgery
  • Neck : Head and neck cancer (larynx, oral cavity, nasal cancer, tongue cancer, tonsil cancer) surgery, laryngeal micro-surgery, thyroid cancer surgery, surgical drainage of the deep neck infections

Main treatments

Hearing Clinic, vestibular function laboratory, outpatient nasal examination, allergy test, sleep clinic

Others

Hearing Clinic, Dizziness Clinic, Allergy Clinic, Rhinoplasty Clinic, Head and Neck Cancer Clinic, Voice Clinic, etc. are operated.