ENT Tests and Diagnostics At CMC Dubai
ENT Tests and Diagnostics At CMC Dubai are a range of Medical procedures used to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the ear, nose, throat, and related areas of the head and neck, Our Specialists at CMC Dubai use a variety of tests and tools to assess the patient’s symptoms, determine the underlying cause of the problem, and develop a treatment plan.
Some of the most common Tests and Diagnostics used by ENT specialists Include:
- Audiometry : A hearing test that measures the ability to hear sounds at different frequencies and volumes.
- Tympanometry : A test that measures the movement of the eardrum in response to changes in air pressure, which can help diagnose conditions such as middle ear fluid or a perforated eardrum.
- Nasal endoscopy : A procedure that uses a thin, flexible tube with a light and camera to examine the inside of the nose and sinuses for abnormalities or infections.
- Videostroboscopy : A procedure that uses a flexible scope with a camera and strobe light to evaluate the vocal cords for abnormalities that may be causing hoarseness or other voice changes.
- CT or MRI scans : Imaging tests that can provide detailed images of the structures inside the head and neck region, including the sinuses, ear, and throat.
- Allergy testing : Tests that help identify specific allergens that may be causing symptoms such as nasal congestion, itching, and sneezing.
- Biopsy : A procedure in which a small sample of tissue is removed from a suspicious area in the head or neck region and examined under a microscope to check for cancer or other abnormalities.
- Swallowing studies : A test that uses X-rays or other imaging methods to evaluate how well a person is able to swallow food and liquids, which can be helpful in diagnosing swallowing disorders.
- Vestibular testing : A series of tests used to diagnose balance and dizziness disorders, including caloric testing and electronystagmography (ENG).
- Sleep studies : Tests used to diagnose sleep disorders, including sleep apnea and snoring
These tests and diagnostics help the ENT specialist to identify conditions such as hearing loss, sinus infections, vocal cord disorders, allergies, cancer, swallowing disorders, and sleep apnea. By diagnosing these conditions early and accurately, ENT specialists can develop effective treatment plans to help their patients manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life.