If the ancient Greek Alcmaeon of Croton could only see the Eustachian tube now.
Explore this issue:June 2018
The man said to have discovered the tube around 450 BC would likely be amazed at the work that now goes into discerning patulous versus dilatory dysfunction. In fact, our growing understanding of the cartilaginous portion of the Eustachian tube interests many otolaryngologists.
Hence, this year’s otology/neurotology panel, “Is the Eustachian Tube the Key?” Unlike panel discussions in which each participant made a presentation, these four panelists participated in more of a round-table discussion.