Extensive research points toward a progressive sensorineural hearing loss due to lead intoxication as the most probable cause of Ludwig van Beethoven’s hypoacusis.
Literature Reviews » Otology/Neurotology
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.
Patient satisfaction was neither impaired nor improved by the presence of a scribe in the otolaryngology clinic.
A look at the association between orthonasal olfaction and chemosensory perception in patients with smell loss.
Women are currently disproportionately underrepresented in otolaryngology leadership roles, but a shift may be taking place.
This study suggests that female otolaryngologists within certain subspetomatic cialties are keeping pace with their male colleagues in publication productivity in the early career time frame.
A look at how the ethical issues that arise from coronavirus will affect practicing otolaryngologists.