Frequent heartburn independently associated with squamous cancers of the pharynx and larynx
ENTtoday: July 2013
How to best evaluate voice disorders unclear
Additive manufacturing enables physicians to create tracheal stents, ears
New research pinpoints pre-operative markers that can help distinguish between dermoid and thyroglossal duct cysts
Standardized recommendation letters, a new residency program review process, and enhanced accreditation system seek to streamline admissions, uphold physician excellence
Why the American Board of Medical Specialties’ MOC program is valuable
The federal act mandates disclosure of physician ownership and investments in healthcare manufacturers and group purchasing organizations
Otolaryngologist job candidates should be prepared for credential verification, reference checking and additional background investigations
A 53-year-old man with a one-month history of bilateral tinnitus. An MRI detected a sphenoid tumor incidentally, and a contrast-enhanced computed tomography scan revealed a partially enhanced tumor in the left sphenoidal sinus that destroyed part of the skull base.
Wide variation in maximal medical therapy for CRS; "sinus headache" diagnosis and treatment; hospital-acquired conditions after HN cancer surgery uncommon but costly; tympanoplasty plus mastoidectomy in perforations; transoral BOT resection effective for OSA; type 1 GPT improves vocal outcomes in GI
Reserve follow-up monitoring by imaging for patients whose cholesteatoma has likely been completely eradicated
Mastoidectomy may not improve otologic outcomes following perforation repair
Harold C. (Rick) Pillsbury III, MD, FACS, was presented with the Triological Society Gold Medal on April 12 during the society’s 116th Annual Meeting, held as a part of the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings.