Otorhinolaryngology

Introduction

The Otorhinolaryngology Department is made up of specialists who provide medical and surgical treatment for disorders affecting the ears, nose and paranasal sinuses, larynx, salivary glands, the thyroid gland, the lateral skull base and the anterior skull base.

It also offers emergency surgical assistance in the A&E Department to patients from the assigned Area. It provides in degree education for students from the Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry at the Bellvitge Campus of the University of Barcelona, and post-graduate education for the UB Doctorate courses. The Otorhinolaryngology Department has been permanently accredited to teach since the creation of the Residency programme to train specialists.

Relevant aspects
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Procedures
  • Medical treatment of inflammatory and infectious diseases of the ear and temporal bone.
  • Surgery for inflammatory and infectious diseases of the ear and temporal bone.
  • Endoscopic surgery of the middle ear.
  • Surgery for complications from otitis media.
  • Surgery for diseases of the ossicular chain and otosclerosis.
  • Surgery for acoustic neuroma and lateral skull base tumors.
  • Study of the vestibular function:
  • Videonystagmography, Posturography, Evoked Myogenic Potential.
  • Ménière’s disease surgery.
  • Vertigo treatment with vestibular rehabilitation.
  • Medical treatment of inflammatory and infectious diseases of the nose and paranasal sinuses.
  • Surgical treatment of Osler-Weber-Rendu hereditary telangiectasia.
  • Surgical treatment of epistaxis.
  • External and functional endoscopic surgery for nasal-sinus diseases.
  • Advanced external and functional endoscopic surgery for nasal-sinus and anterior skull base diseases.
  • Surgery for septal and septum pyramidal deviations.
  • Conventional and radio frequency surgery for concha diseases.
  • Roncopathy and Obstructive Sleep Apnea surgery.
  • Hypophysis surgery (in collaboration with Neurosurgery).
  • Surgical treatment of Nasopharyngeal
  • Tumors Medical treatment of inflammatory and infectious diseases of the pharynx-larynx and cervical vertebrae.
  • Non-surgical treatment of Malignant Head and Neck Tumors (in the context of the HUB-ICO Functional Head and Neck Unit)
  • Transoral Laser and Robotic Surgery on Malignant Larynx,
  • Oropharynx and Hypopharynx Tumors.
  • Partial and Total External Larynx and Hypopharynx Surgery.
  • External Oropharynx Tumor Surgery.
  • Surgical Rescue for Head and Neck Cancer (in the context of the HUB-ICO Functional Head and Neck Unit)
  • Pharynx reconstructions with myocutaneous and microvascular flaps, along with Plastic Surgery if necessary).
  • Surgery for Salivary Gland non-tumoral and tumoral diseases.
  • Thyroid Gland Surgery. Metastatic Cervical Adenopathy Surgery.
  • Cervical Degenerative Disk Disease Surgery (Thyroglossal cyst and Branchial Cysts)
  • Transoral Surgery for inflammatory and infectious diseases of the pharynx and larynx.
  • Treatment with Speech Therapy for functional phonatory lesions of the larynx.
  • Transoral and External Surgery for Laryngeal Stenosis, in the area of the Functional Airway Pathology Unit (in collaboration with Thoracic Surgery, if necessary).
  • Functional and Congenitive Voice Pathology Surgery (Phonosurgery).
  • Transoral Laser Surgery of Zenker's diverticulum.
  • Treatment with Rehabilitation for Swallowing.
  • Extraction of foreign bodies from the ears, nose, pharynx and oesophagus.

Research

Lines of research

Head and Neck Cancer

-Oropharyngeal cancer related to the human papillomavirus (in collaboration with the IDIBELL HPV Epidemiology Laboratory) -Immunotherapy in the treatment of head and neck cancer in collaboration with the Functional Head and Neck Cancer Unit (HUB-ICO) -Robotic Surgery in the treatment of oropharyngeal and larynx cancer -Surgical rescue in patients with Recurrences and Second Neoplasms -Resistance of tumor cells to Cisplatin: through the implantation of CDDP-resistant tumor cells in orthopaedic mice (In collaboration with the IDIBELL Chemoresistance and Predictive Factors to Tumor Response and Stromal Microenvironment group)

Rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps: study of the effectiveness of biological monoclonal antibody treatments

Endoscopic surgery of the Middle Ear

Osler-Weber-Rendu syndrome (Hereditary Haemorrhagic Telangiectasia)

Research groups

Head and Neck diseases

Main Publications

  • Rovira A, Tornero J, Oliva M, Taberna M, Montal R, Nogues J, Farre A, Lares H, Navarro V, Mari A, Vinals JM, Lozano A, Mesia R, Mañós M. Salvage surgery after head and neck squamous cell carcinoma treated with bioradiotherapy. Head Neck. 2017 Jan;39(1):116-121.
  • Mañós M, Giralt J, Rueda A, Cabrera J, Martinez-Trufero J, Marruecos J, Lopez-Pousa A, Rodrigo JP, Castelo B, Martínez-Galán J, Arias F, Chaves M, Herranz JJ, Arrazubi V, Baste N, Castro A, Mesía R. Multidisciplinary management of head and neck cancer: First expert consensus using Delphi methodology from the Spanish Society for Head and Neck Cancer (part 1).  Oral Oncol. 2017 Jul;70:58-64.
  • Rueda A, Giralt J, Mañós M, Lozano A, Sistiaga A, García-Miragall E, Cacicedo J, Esteban F, Scola B, Contreras J, Ruiz A, Carral A, Sanchez-Aniceto G, Pastor M, Herranz JJ, Bernal M, Mesía R. Multidisciplinary management of head and neck cancer: First expert consensus using Delphi methodology from the Spanish Society for Head and Neck Cancer (part 2). Oral Oncol. 2017 Jul;70:65-72.
  • Importance of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in olfactory neuroblastoma treatment: Series report and literature review. Bartel R, Gonzalez-Compta X, Cisa E, Cruellas F, Torres A, Rovira A, Manos M.Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp. 2018 Jul - Aug;69(4):208-213.
  • Residual neck disease management in squamous-cell carcinoma of the head and neck treated with radiotherapy plus cetuximab. Montal R, Oliva M, Taberna M, De Avila L, Rovira A, Cos M, Mañós M, Navarro V, Nogués J, Lozano A, Rodríguez L, Vilajosana E, Vázquez S, Mesia R. Clin Transl Oncol. 2016 Nov;18(11):1140-1146

Docència

Degree Education

  • M. Mañós Pujol: Professor of Otorhinolaryngology and Subject Coordinator; Degree: Medicine, Subject: Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Disorders, University of Barcelona, Bellvitge Campus.
  • Francesc-Xavier González Compta: Associate Professor of Otorhinolaryngology; Degree: Medicine, Subject: Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Disorders, University of Barcelona, Bellvitge Campus. Degree: Odontostomatology. Subject: Ophthalmology and Otorhinolaryngology, University of Barcelona, Bellvitge Campus.
  • Francesc Cruellas Taissik Associate Professor of Otorhinolaryngology; Degree: Medicine, Subject: Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Disorders, University of Barcelona, Bellvitge Campus.
  • Henri Lares Lacher. Associate Professor of Otorhinolaryngology; Degree: Medicine, Subject: Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Disorders, University of Barcelona, Bellvitge Campus. Degree: Odontostomatology. Subject: Ophthalmology and Otorhinolaryngology, University of Barcelona, Bellvitge Campus.
  • Medicine and Translational Research, University of Barcelona.

Master's degrees and accredited courses

Location

Edifici Principal de l’Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge 

c/ Feixa Llarga, sn.

08907 L’Hospitalet de Llobregat. Barcelona

Planta 13-1

Telèfon 93 260 72 75