The patient was taken to the operating room for sialendoscopy of both parotid glands, dilation of the parotid ducts, and steroid infusions.
In this patient, no sialendoscopy or dilation was performed.
a thin endoscope (viewing tube) is inserted into the salivary duct and instruments are passed down the tube to remove the stone.
Muscat, Mar 10 (ONA) The Ear, Nose and Throat Division of the Surgery Department in Sultan Qaboos University Hospital managed to conduct Sialendoscopy
surgeries for the treatment of saliva gland stones.
can be performed in the physician's office in an outpatient procedure and has been shown to reduce the risks of facial nerve paralysis and morbidity.
is now an established intervention for stone removal, and has been described for use in giant salivary calculi (10).
This is a fairly new procedure for salivary stones, although it has been used to successfully treat kidney stones for many years; [bar] Therapeutic sialendoscopy
- the stone can be fished out using an instrument that looks a bit like a miniature litter picker with a gripper on the end which is operated by the handle.
is a procedure that uses a very thin endoscope with a camera and light at the tip which is pushed into the duct.
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Septoplasty; Septorhinoplasty; Sialendoscopy
, therapeutic; Sialorrhea (drooling) - Surgical Treatment;
3,9) Other treatments such as external lithotripsy, interventional sialendoscopy
, sialendoscopically assisted open sialolithectomy, wire-basket extraction, and fiberoptic laser lithotripsy with basket retrieval are also in use.
Among newer treatments are external lithotripsy and different techniques in interventional sialendoscopy
, including wire-basket extraction and fiberoptic laser lithotripsy with basket retrieval.