Tonsillectomies performed in kids at children’s teaching hospitals have a significantly higher cost, are more likely to involve complications, and result in more comorbidities than when performed at other types of hospitals.
Practice Focus » Laryngology
Of ce-based laryngology procedures have a favorable cost comparison with their OR counterparts
An association between CRS and EoE as comorbid conditions suggests that a familial component is contributing to the etiology of both diseases
In patients with advanced laryngeal cancer, younger patients and those residing in a county with a low median household income are more likely to receive surgical therapy, and females and married patients are at a lower risk of dying from cancer.
There was no evidence that serial excision reduced vocal fold dysplasia grade
The chronic use of intraglandular OBTXA reduced the size of the salivary glands measured ultrasonographically, and correlated with successful clinical results
Extracapsular dissection can be an effective and low-risk method for removing benign, supercial parotid tumors that are less than 4 cm
Patients who undergo limited ELS resections can be assured of having a similar to improved voice after healing
Replacing damaged vocal cord tissue with implanted new tissue engineered from vocal fold mucosa that is similar biologically and physiologically to that of native human tissue may one day offer a new surgical approach to restoring the voice in people with severe vocal cord damage