Nasal Endoscopy is a non-invasive outpatient procedure of exploration of the nasal cavity by means of a rigid endoscope or fiberscope. The procedure is generally well tolerated and causes a slight annoyance. Sometimes you may need to use local anesthetic and/or decongestant to reduce swelling of the mucous membranes and make more accessible the exploration of the nasal cavities.
You can use flexible fiberscopes or optics with various perspectives so as to optimize the display of certain areas.
And’ possible to ascertain the presence of polyps, other growths, also rear septal deviations, signs of sinus infection and possible anatomical causes disventilazione.
And’ can also explore nasopharyngeal cable and verify the presence of adenoids or growths and to assess tubal patency of the hosts
In the video you can observe a Nasal Endoscopy performed without anesthetic in a child 12 years, on an outpatient basis, in which we see a slight left-convex septal deviation.