Healthcare issues brought on by excess weight, including surgical difficulties and comorbidities such as diabetes and hypertension, can bias otolaryngologists against obese patients and affect patient care
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Unrecognized partial hearing loss in children can negatively affect their classwork and quality of life, but early intervention may mitigate psychosocial effects of hearing impairment in pediatric patients
How safe and effective is subcutaneous immunotherapy (SCIT), particularly single allergen regimens, for treating allergic rhinoconjunctivitis and asthma?
A 57-year-old woman presents with a five-year history of persistent, nonproductive cough
Device delivers steroids locally to ethmoid sinus cavity, reducing the need for systemic anti-inflammation medicine, and potentially, the need for post-operative intervention, such as surgical adhesion lysis, as well
The committee is one of eight American Board of Otolaryngology committees
How to develop, write, and submit a clinical vignette for presentation at a scientific meeting
What upper airway (UA) collapse patterns can be seen during drug-induced sleep endoscopy (DISE), and how do they compare with baseline patient characteristics?
How effective is endoscopic surgical management of adult subglottic stenosis, and what are the treatment outcomes?
How sensitive and accurate is core needle biopsy (CNB) for salivary gland lesion assessment?
Is there a way to medically stop the progression of sporadic vestibular schwannoma growth?
Flexible transnasal endoscopy-assisted placement, as well as 35 mm radiography, and electromagnetic and capnometry assistive devices can reduce complications and lower misplacement rates associated with NGTs
Patients with orbital SPA who have advanced ophthalmologic findings such as impaired visual acuity, or large abscesses, should be treated surgically, while less serious cases can be treated conservatively with IV antibiotics, nasal saline lavage, and topical decongestants
Is it safe to use commercially available polymyxin B, neomycin, and hydrocortisone suspension in routine tympanoplasty?