Researchers are developing a tool that will be able to assess health-related quality-of-life outcomes in people who are deaf or hard of hearing, with a goal of improving their overall health.
Long-term, high-dose PPI use may cause complications in some patients, but the weaning process may cause physicians headaches
Radiosurgical treatment of vestibular schwannomas is safe and effective
There is no body of evidence to suggest that there is an optimal location for placing tympanostomy tubes, yet the anterior-inferior quadrant is commonly used
Current data supports a high level of perioperative and long-term safety for elderly patients undergoing CI
Most unanticipated admissions following ambulatory surgery in children are related to anesthesia, with otolaryngology procedures and obstructive sleep apnea among the most significant predictive factors for admission.
Approximately one in 10 adults in the U.S. experience tinnitus, and durations of occupational and leisure time noise exposures are correlated with rates of tinnitus and are likely targetable risk factors
The use of neck ultrasounds, radioiodine scans, and PET scans in people diagnosed with thyroid cancer was associated with additional treatment for recurrence.