ENTtoday: February 2009

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SLIT vs SCIT: A Q&A

Sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) is gaining acceptance in otolaryngology circles, but is it really any better than subcutaneous injections?

OSA: Only the Beginning of the Riddle of Daytime Sleepiness

Patients who complain of daytime sleepiness may have obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), but otolaryngologists should not assume that OSAS is the sole or even the primary cause, according to experts here at the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) annual meeting.

Current Thinking on Evaluation of Dysphagia

Meaning disordered eating in Greek, dysphagia is typically translated in English to mean difficulty swallowing. Both phrases capture the profound affect that dysphagia can and does have on the many people afflicted by it.