Adenoids are soft tissues located behind the nose, made up off lymph tissue. Usually adenoids shrink during adolescence and may disappear by Adulthood. In few cases Enlarged Adenoids can block Nasal breathing and contribute to Middle Ear fluid ear and Sinus infections. Adenoid removal and tonsillectomy often performed together.
- Ear Infections
- Sore throat
- Difficulty breathing through nose
- Mouth breathing
- Difficulty swallowing
- Sleep Apnea
Adenoidectomy is usually permormed by Endoscopic guidance under general anesthesia. Patient will be discharged on the same day itself or the next day. Adenoids are ablated with help coblation technology. The plasma formed according to coblation process breaks down molecular bonds in tissue. Tissue ablated at relatively low temperature i.e 40°c – 70°c. Unique coblation method is zero blood loss, high precision in removal. Isolated Adenoidectomy will not give rise to post operative pain. Patient will immediately experience relief from snoring completely.
Post Operative Instructions
- Taking large amount of fluids may help to avoid dehydration and to get recovered faster
- Slowly semi-fluids may be taken and child/spicy/crunchy foods have to be avoided completely during these recovery period
- No strenuous activity to be performed up to 1-2 weeks.
- Patient may return to his regular activities with in one week after surgery and after consulting doctor