Featured In This Issue of ENT TodayNovember 2013
New tools emerge for diagnosing and understanding the disease
Meniere’s disease continues to be a vexing challenge for otolaryngologists to diagnose, even though the disorder was first described 150 years ago. The National Institutes of Health estimate that it affects more than 600,000 people in the U.S...
Experts say otolaryngologists must embrace off-label drug and device use
Shortly before she headed out to the 2013 AAO-HNS Annual Meeting, held here Sept. 29–Oct. 2, Karen Zur, MD, director of the pediatric voice program at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, was approached by a colleague with a question: What did Dr. Zur think about using a Tutoplast allograft in a pediatric tympanoplasty procedure? ...
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Harold C. (Rick) Pillsbury III, MD, FACS, was presented with the Triological Society Gold Medal on April 12. The medal represents recognition of life-long and far-reaching contributions to the specialty of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.
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In 2009, the Triological Society launched its Best Practice series, published in The Laryngoscope. TRIO Best Practices are brief, structured reviews designed to provide the busy clinician with a handy outline and reference for day-to-day clinical decision making. Since many Laryngoscope readers have found the Best Practice
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