The procedure, which allows for direct visualization of the ductal system, provides an accurate way to diagnose and provide minimally invasive surgical treatment for salivary gland diseases.  It is a useful technique to remove salivary gland stones and treat areas of stenosis

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Dr. Lindman has been treating patients with this procedure since 2009, and received training in Erlangen, Germany with the distinguished otolaryngologists Drs Johannes Zenk and Heinrich Iro who are international pioneers with this technique. 

 In 2012, Dr Lindman received additional training from Dr Francis Marchal at the 19th annual international advanced sialoendoscopy course in Geneva, Switzerland.  Dr Marchal is one of the world's leading experts in sialoendoscopy and was instrumental in the development and evolution of the technique and equipment and is the founder of the International Salivary Gland Society.

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In 2015, Dr Lindman attended the LSU Sialoendocopy course in New Orleans, led by course director Dr Rohan Walvekar.  At this course, physicians from around the world discussed the procedures for patients with salivary gland disease and learned techniques for new treatment options.