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Septoplasty
Surgical procedure used to straighten deviated nasal septum

position:Supine
Intranasal Antrostomy
Surgical procdure used to treat sinusitis or remove recurrent polyps that orginate in the maxillary
Dysphagia
Difficulty swallowing, breathing, pain in the ear and exhaustion
Allograft
tissue or organ transplanted from donor of same species
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Cessation of breathing during sleep due to obstruction of the upper airway
Tympanogram
Diagnostic procedure that measures the vibrations of the eardrum by placing a probe against the tympanic membrane
Rhinoplasty
Plastic surgery to change the structure of the nose
Polyp
pre-cancerous growth that protrudes from the mucous membrane
Xenograft
Graft obtained from a different species
Zenkers Diverticulum
hernia of the mucous membrane of the pharynx as it joins esphogus

Diverticulum-pouch like herniation through the muscular wall of tubular organ
Videostroboscopy
analysis of endolaryngeal tissue during speech

- Strobe equipement placed in phyranx
Lukens Tube
captures fluid for laboratory analysis and goes thru suction tip and suction tubing
Tuning Fork
Instument used to asses patient hearing
Aerodigestive Tract
throat
Larynotracheobronchitis
Croupe- Braking cough usually viral and common in children under 3 years
Autograft
transplant of tissue from one area of the body to another from same person
Otitis Media
Ear infection- Inflammation of the middle ear
Strapedotomy
Surgical procedure for treating conductive hearing loss due to otosclerosis
- opening in stapes bone thru incus bone
Uvuloplatopharynogoplasty
Treatment for intractable snoring and obstructive sleep apnea
-removes tonsils, adenoids, soft palate and enlarges airway
Polysomnography
Examination used to diagnosed sleep apnea also records vital body functions
Nasal Conchaie
Scroll shaped bony elements forming the upper chamber of the nasal cavity, warms and humidifies air before it hits the lungs
Deafness
Reduction of hearing, no matter how slight
Epistaxis
nose bleed
# 12 Knife Blade
Crescent shapped- Curved on the inner side
Mustache Dressing
A type of wound dressing that involves the placement of a small folded sponge that is held in place with surgical tape just above the lip
Pharyngitis
Strep throat
Meniere's Syndrome
fluctuating hearing loss vertiago, finnitis and a feeling of fullness in the ear
Pillar Dissector
Used in tonsillectomy to disect the tonsil free of its mucousa
Parotidectomy
excision of a protion or all of the parotid gland
Internal Maxillary Artery
Supplies blood to deep structures of the face
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