A look at how effective the dynamic optical contrast imaging (DOCI) technique is as a tool in specifically differentiating parathyroid tissue and adjacent structures.
Literature Reviews » Head and Neck
Frailty as measured by the 5-factor mF1-5 is shown to be significantly associated with life-threatening postoperative morbidity, mortality, and length of stay following skull base surgeries.
Significant disparities exist in medical school enrollment for minority students and achievement of full professorship in otolaryngology, surgery, and internal medicine.
Transorbital endoscopic approach (TOEA) is a safe, minimally disruptive alternative for definitive management of frontal sinus cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak in well-selected primary or revision cases.
A two-step method using the platysma as an in vivo bioreactor may be a promising approach to achieve long-term survival and enhanced luminal patency of a transplanted tracheal graft.
Home drain removal is a safe and efficacious option for patients following head and neck surgery, providing cost savings to them and better utilization of providers’ time.
A look at the effect of endovascular intervention or extracranial/intracranial (EC/IC) vascular bypass on the management of patients with head and neck cancer-related rupture of the extracranial carotid artery or its major branches.
BRP and ESP procedure outcomes are comparable in the improvement of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with palatal collapse, although further trials and long-term follow-up are needed.
Injury to the recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) during surgery impacts on the patient’s ability to phonate, breathe, and swallow.
Near-infrared fluorescence imaging (NIFI) is comparable to the experienced surgeon’s visual inspection in identifying parathyroid glands.