A recent study adds to the growing body of evidence showing that antibiotics are overused in the United States—this time for rhinosinusitis, which affects about 20% of the US population.
ENTtoday: July 2007
Revision endoscopic sinus surgery (RESS) has challenges that often are not seen in primary surgeries.
Sentinel node biopsy has proven its value in a number of cancers, including in clinically node-negative melanoma of the head and neck region.
Several scientific sessions at the 2007 Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting focused on the topic of papillary thyroid cancer (PTC), which accounts for about 75% of thyroid cancers in the United States.
A peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is an infection typically occurring in the potential space later to the tonsil.
The use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) does not lead to increased postoperative bleeding following tonsillectomy, according to two research studies reported during the April 29 American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology program at the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting.
Last year, the New York Times asked if the hype about new technology is getting ahead of the science.
The Imperative for Multidisciplinary Management of Aggressive Cutaneous Squamous Head and Neck Carcinoma
Non-melanoma skin cancer is the most common malignancy afflicting humans, and is a major public health problem in the United States.
America’s health care safety net may be full of holes, but its doctors and hospitals are generously pitching in with charity care to fill some tears in that net.
“Accentuate the positive” was one of the pointers heard by the almost 200 otolaryngologists and surgeons who attended the Triological Society’s April 28 panel discussion on “Nuances in Rhinoplasty” at the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting.