As robotic machines for oropharyngeal cancer surgery become more common, surgeons debated the pros and cons of transoral robotic surgery and transoral laser microsurgery in a panel discussion at the Triological Society’s Combined Sections Meeting in Scottsdale, Ariz. last January
ENTtoday: March 2013
A huge challenge facing otolaryngologists is the shortage of ENT specialists trained in treating geriatric patient issues as our elderly popuation grows, physicians said at the Triological Society’s Combined Sections Meeting in Scottsdale, Ariz. last January
Gerald Healy, MD, FACS, a renowned otolargyngologist and former president of the Triological Society, became the first recipient of the Brookhouser Award for Excellence at the organization’s Combined Sections Meeting in Scottsdale, Ariz. last January
Restricted training hours and a larger volume of material to learn is putting a strain on the medical education of otolaryngology residents, TRIO president Jesus Medina, MD, FACS, told physicians at the Triological Society Combined Sections Meeting in Scottsdale, Ariz. last January
Diagnosing the cause of speech delays in small children early can help some patients better benefit from therapy, otolaryngology experts said at the Triological Society Combined Sections Meeting in Scottsdale, Ariz. last January
Included with this issue of ENT Today, the articles represent the broad scope of the Journal’s content for otolaryngologists
Environmental pollutants, such as second-hand smoke, chlorine in pools, and pesticides are associated with greater risk for allergies, studies report
MRI cost justified in dysosmia; ESS superior to medical therapy for QOL in CRS; First-line steroid therapy can improve outcomes for ISSHL; TORS total laryngectomy effective for salvage surgery; Cidofovir effective for recurrent respiratory papillomatosis; High-volume academic medical centers have lower complication rates for head and neck oncologic surgery
Panelists at the Triological Society’s 2013 Combined Sections Meeting present three difficult cases.
A panel of experts at the Triological Society’s 2013 Combined Sections Meeting discuss the importance of early intervention in children with speech delay.
Jesus Medina, MD delivers his presidential address to the Triological Society Jan. 24 at the organization’s Combined Sections Meeting.
An endoscopic approach to sinonasal malignant tumors could eliminate the need for open facial incisions, but there are limitations to the procedures, otolargygology experts said at the Triological Society’s Combined Sections Meeting in Scottsdale, Ariz. last January
Cartilage grafting has comparable postoperative hearing results to traditional fascia grafting in pediatric patients, as well as improvement in long-term closure of the tympanic membrane
Overnight monitoring is advised for patients with higher preoperative apneic indices, and/or cardiovascular comorbidities, and those undergoing tongue base surgery who may be at higher risk for respiratory complications
As Opioids for Pain Treatment Come Under Greater Scrutiny, Controlled Substance Agreements Matter More
A controlled substance agreement can help a physician communicate expectations for their pain medication treatment plan, and guidelines for safe usage by their patients
Some segments of the industry have established intranets, private Websites designed to enhance information sharing within the organization