Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is now a suspected risk factor for glaucoma and other optic nerve diseases, according to a recent review of the topic in the Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology.
ENTtoday: June 2007
Voice problems in professional voice users are largely the same as those that occur in the general population, but with one important caveat-the potential consequences.
A team of otolaryngologists at Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York has posed some important questions regarding reviewing residency training for making tracheotomy tube changes.
The remarkable new tools of the genomic generation have been used by researchers at the House Ear Institute in Los Angeles, Translational Genomics Research Institute in Phoenix, and the University of Antwerp, Belgium, to zero in on genes that cause presbycusis, or age-related hearing loss.
Although expenses related to medical malpractice are often seen as a cost of doing business, the experience of litigation is a personal, as well as a professional assault. A malpractice suit attacks a physician’s integrity and confidence.
Malignant tumors that invade the temporal bone are rare, and diagnosis and treatment are straightforward with few areas of controversy.
I would like to comment on your article Watchful Waiting May Be the Best Strategy, by Sheri Polley, in the November 2006 issue of ENToday.
The prevalence of biofilms was discussed in several presentations at the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings here.
How can head and neck surgeons best meet the changing needs of patients and trainees in the 21st century?
Perioperative steroids have a clinically significant impact on the technical aspects of surgery and improve objective surgical outcomes in the short and medium term, according to research and a new scoring system presented April 26 by Triological Society Mosher Award recipient Erin D. Wright, MD, FRCSC, at the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings.
Since President Richard M. Nixon declared a war on cancer more than 30 years ago, the battle still rages on several fronts.