The retronasal olfactory test, a psychophysical odor test performed using an orally presented stimulus, can be used to differentiate normosmic and hyposmic cases.
Literature Reviews » Otology/Neurotology
LW arrays are preferable to PM arrays for minimizing clinically relevant intracochlear trauma in cochlear implantation.
A look at how and why the pay gap between male and female otolaryngologists exists and what can be done to fix it.
Systemic corticosteroids are the firstline treatment of autoimmune inner ear disease, with intratympanic steroids as a possible adjuvant or alternative.
CDA awardees achieve higher academic success than academic otolaryngologists in general, but female CDA recipients lag behind their male colleagues.
Extensive research points toward a progressive sensorineural hearing loss due to lead intoxication as the most probable cause of Ludwig van Beethoven’s hypoacusis.
In a sample of medical malpractice cases involving otolaryngologists, trends in error type may warrant further investigation to identify specific areas of practice involvement and education.
Endolymphatic shunt surgery provides successful vertigo control at least as well as ITG, with a lower incidence of audiovestibular complications
In patients with MOE, sociodemographic, treatment-related, and hospital- level factors were independently associated with readmission, PLOS, and discharges to a rehabilitation facility.
Endoscopic and microscopic stapes surgery have similar audiological success, but some data suggest lower chorda tympani injury and postoperative taste disturbance risk with the endoscope.