Dr.K.O.Paulose FRCS, Consultant ENT Surgeon.
Fiberoptic laryngoscopy can be performed easily in the outpatient clinic environment under the combination of a topical anesthetic (4% Lignocaine spray) and a decongestant (Xylometazoline) without resulting in any major patient discomfort
Although it is named a laryngoscope, it actually provides excellent visual examination of the nasal passage, nasopharynx, posterior pharynx, epiglottis, and larynx, and laryngopharynx.
Because it provides excellent access to the airway area of interest, transnasal flexible fiberoptic endoscopy has gained widespread acceptance among many types of medical specialists including otolaryngologists, emergency physicians, and speech therapist. Adavantage of flexible fibreoptic laryngoscopy is that the pharyngeal and laryngeal functioning can be visualized easily in spontaneously breathing patients without much patient discomfort.
Transnasal flexible fiberoptic laryngoscopy is one of the tools that the anesthetist have recently started to use awake fiberoptic intubation.
Laryngoscopy procedure takes only 10-15 minutes and patient can go home immediately afterwards.
Make Physical Consultation with-
Dr.K.O.Paulose FRCS, Consultant ENT Surgeon
Jubilee Hospital Trivandrum Kerala South India
Tel. 0471 3080300 , 0471 233 4561
OP Clinic Mon-Wed-Friday 9 AM -12 Noon
Operation Days Tues-Thu-Saturday 8 AM -2 PM
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