Articles tagged with "ESS"

Literature Review: A Roundup of Important Recent Studies

Adenotonsillectomy in obese children improves AHI but not inflammation; improvements in OSA after weight loss in obese diabetic patients even after weight regain; ESS a viable choice for children with CRS and failed therapies; otolaryngology hospitalist model can work for inpatient practices; enlarged vestibular aqueduct indicates stronger risk of hearing loss progression; patients with VFP thyroidectomy incur high cost of care

Sinus Surgery Checklist Standardizes Practice and Safety Tasks

How does implementation of an endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) checklist affect safe surgical practices specific to ESS? Background: ESS is one of the most common surgical procedures performed by otolaryngologists. A recent review of 62,823 ESS patients indicated a major complication rate of 1 percent. Additionally, rhinology claims represent 70 percent of indemnity compensation for […]