Ampicillin/sulbactam is the preferred perioperative prophylactic antibiotic in major head and neck surgery.
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Antibiotic prophylaxis is effective when used in clean-contaminated oncologic surgery, but shouldn’t be used beyond 24 hours postoperatively
Making a successful transition to office-based inferior turbinate hypertrophy (ITH) surgery depends on proper coding and other financial concerns. But a more basic question first needs to be considered before breaking out the calculator: What is the optimal technique for performing the surgery?
How common are synechiae in chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) patients who have endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS)?
Can risk factors for oxygen desaturation be predictors for post-operative apneic death in pediatric obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients?
What are the most important lessons that can be learned for clinical application from head and neck trauma treatment in a war zone?
The large, roadside billboards advertised robotic surgery in bright, bold colors, something that struck David Eibling, MD, professor of otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh, as “fundamentally wrong.” Hospitals and physicians “should not be offering robotic surgery as a draw for patients,” said Dr. Eibling, who noticed the billboards while traveling through Florida earlier this year, “but rather as a potential tool to benefit the care of the patient.”