Listen to Randal S. Weber, MD deliver the Joseph H. Ogura Lecture at the Annual Meeting of the Triological Society, held as a part of the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings.
ENTtoday: May 2013
A new book written by Roy Sessions, MD, takes a holistic approach to patients with cancer from psychological, moral and religious perspectives
Revised education model would let residents explore specialty earlier, help meet demand for more surgeons, otolaryngologist Randal S. Weber, MD, told physicians at the Triological Society’s 116th annual meeting during the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings
Three researchers were recognized for studies in the cost value of bilateral cochlear implants, the usefulness of multidisciplinary tumor conferences in treating head and neck cancer, and a test for infections in cases of chronic rhinosinusitis. The awards were given at the Triological Society’s 116th annual meeting held during the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings
Physicians shared tips to avoid pitfalls of facial plastic surgery and reconstruction at the Triological Society’s 116th annual meeting held during the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings
Changing what is taught, and how it’s taught, can maximize the effectiveness of medical education, consultant L. Dee Fink, PhD, told otolaryngologists in his keynote address at the Triological Society’s 116th annual meeting held during the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings
Lasers, imaging devices have made performing common tests and procedures easier to do in-house, medical experts said at the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings
The Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings featured the annual meetings of several otolaryngology organizations, covering topics ranging across ear, nose and throat care. Here are a few highlights from the programs of some of these organizations.
Findings have encouraged researchers to make age-related hearing issues a public health priority
Otolaryngologists to involve epidemiologists, mental health professionals, and others in patient education, follow-up care, and use of adjunctive hearing-assistance devices
Oral steroids in chronic rhinosinusitis; macrolide therapy for chronic rhinosinusitis; parotid gland lymphoma consideration in parotid lesion evaluation; better dialogues with patients may minimize liability in cranial nerve injury malpractice trials; obesity in children with OSA can lead to depression, withdrawal; many otolaryngologists dissatisfied with current sinus CT results
Physicians’ business associates can now face civil, criminal penalties for violating HIPAA confidentiality laws
Sites provide tool to market products, services, but comments hard to control
Harris P. Mosher and Edmund Prince Fowler were prominent figures in the field
Jesus Medina, MD, delivers his presidential address to the Triological Society April 11 at the organization’s annual meeting, held in conjunction with the Combined Otolaryngology Sections Meetings.
Partial tonsillectomy is equivalent to total tonsillectomy for the treatment of obstructive symptoms in children; however the outcomes are not standardized and many studies are limited
Is Laryngeal Electromyography Useful in the Diagnosis and Management of Vocal Fold Paresis/Paralysis?
In many cases, LEMG can differentiate neural disruption from structural immobility and predict which patient will not recover vocal fold motion after a nerve injury