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Nasal Endoscopy
Cost in Chennai
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2,850
5,225
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8,550

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Dr. Natraj P

Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist

21 years experience overall
  
500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Ganesh Babu

Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist

26 years experience overall
  
400 Consultation fee at clinic
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Dr. Vinoth

Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist

9 years experience overall
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Dr. Prabakaran Somu

Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist

4 years experience overall
  
300 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Shanthi Arulkumar

Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist

24 years experience overall
  
350 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Shankar.M.N

Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist

23 years experience overall
  
500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Ramakrishnan

Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist

20 years experience overall
  
500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Gurumani .S

Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist

18 years experience overall
  
250 Consultation fee at clinic
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Frequently Asked Questions


What is Nasal Endoscopy?
Nasal Endoscopy is a diagnostic procedure that involves viewing of the nasal and sinus passages. This procedure is carried out with the help of an endoscope. An endoscope is a thin, long and flexible tube which has a tiny camera and light at the tip of the tube.


What are the advantages of Nasal Endoscopy?

The following are the advantages of Nasal Endoscopy:

  1. It is a less invasive procedure
  2. It can detect active bleeding area inside the nose
  3. With special instruments attached to the endoscope, it collects the sample from inside the nose
  4. Less post-operative pain 
  5. Recovery time is faster
  6. Identifies the abnormal tissues and prevents injury to surrounding tissues


What are the indications of Nasal Endoscopy?

The following are the indications of Nasal Endoscopy:

  1. Nasal congestion
  2. Nasal polyps
  3. Nasal blockage
  4. Nasal tumors
  5. Nosebleeds
  6. Cerebrospinal fluid leak
  7. Loss of ability to smell
  8. Nasal and sinus infection


What is the preparation for Nasal Endoscopy?

The following are the preparation steps for Nasal Endoscopy:

  1. You should stop taking blood thinners as instructed by your doctor.
  2. Tell your doctor regarding your health condition and all the medications you are taking.
  3. Discuss all the risks, complications, and benefits associated with endoscopy with your doctor.
  4. A topical decongestant may be sprayed before starting the procedure.


What are the steps involved in Nasal Endoscopy?

The following are the steps involved in Nasal Endoscopy:

  1. A spray is used to numb the nose and to reduce swelling.
  2. The nasal endoscope is slowly inserted into the nose. With the help of the camera, the images can be seen on the monitor.
  3. The doctor will examine inside the nose and sinuses and can detect the problem.
  4. With the help of the other surgical instruments attached to the endoscope; the polyps, mucus, or any other masses from inside the nose or sinuses can be removed.


What is the postprocedure care/recovery care for Nasal Endoscopy?

The following are the post-care steps to be followed after the procedure:

  1. After the procedure, the patient may be transferred to the recovery room. He/She may feel mild discomfort or sore throat.
  2. The vital signs will be monitored by the doctor.
  3. The doctor will tell you when to have food and when to drive home.
  4. If there is a pain at the site of examination even after the procedure, the patient may be prescribed with some pain killers by the doctor.


Who can perform Nasal Endoscopy [Right specialist type for Nasal Endoscopy]?

Nasal Endoscopy can be performed by an ENT specialist.


What is the cost of Nasal Endoscopy?

The cost of Nasal Endoscopy depends on the following factors:

  1. Doctor fee
  2. Type of hospital
  3. Age of the patient
  4. The medical condition of the patient
  5. Post complications that are involved
  6. Any other lab tests or examination tests such as X-ray, ECG, etc.


Minimum amount to be paid in Chennai starts from Rs.2,850

Average charges in Chennai is approximately Rs.5,225

Maximum cost in Chennai rises up to Rs.8,550


Is Nasal Endoscopy a major surgery or minor surgery?

Nasal Endoscopy is not a surgical procedure, it is a diagnostic procedure which involves minimally invasive procedures.


What is the eligibility criteria for Nasal Endoscopy?

The following are the eligibility criteria for Nasal Endoscopy:

  1. Patients whose X-ray and scanning reports are abnormal.
  2. Patients with severe symptoms.


What is the ineligibility criteria for Nasal Endoscopy?

The following are the ineligibility criteria for Nasal Endoscopy:

  1. Patients with injuries.
  2. Skin infections at the site of the procedure.
  3. Patients with uncooperative behavior.


What are the risks and complications associated with Nasal Endoscopy?

The following are the risks and complications involved with Nasal Endoscopy:

  1. Bleeding
  2. Failure to detect infection
  3. Chronic nasal drainage
  4. Reduced sense of smell


How long does it take to complete Nasal Endoscopy?
Nasal Endoscopy usually takes about 2-5 minutes.


What is the recovery time?

Soon after Nasal Endoscopy, the patient may go back to normal activities. There is no recovery time needed for this procedure.


What is the success rate of Nasal Endoscopy?
The success rate of Nasal Endoscopy is very high. The approximate success rate is about 80% to 90%. 


Is Nasal Endoscopy painful?

During Nasal Endoscopy, local anesthesia will be given to the patient to numb the specific area of the body. So, most patients who undergo endoscopy does not feel pain and may experience some discomfort like a sore throat or nasal irritations.


Is Nasal Endoscopy Permanent?

Nasal Endoscopy is a diagnostic procedure used to detect problems in the nose. This is not a permanent procedure as it may be repeated if you exhibit the symptoms in the future.


Can Nasal Endoscopy be detected in the future?

Nasal Endoscopy is a diagnostic procedure that cannot be detected in the future.


What are the options if Nasal Endoscopy fails?

The success rate of Nasal Endoscopy is very high but in very rare cases it may fail. During such conditions, the doctor may perform the procedure again.


What are the alternatives for Nasal Endoscopy?

The following are the alternatives for Nasal Endoscopy:

  1. Chest X-ray
  2. Open surgery [For treatment procedures]
  3. Barium X-ray