Researchers of a new study looked at the long-term health risks associated with removing tonsils and adenoids in children, and found that these procedures were associated with increased long-term risk of respiratory, infectious, and allergic disease (JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online June 7, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.0614). The investigators analyzed data on nearly 1.2 million […]
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The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery has released updated guidelines on dysphonia management.
The use of neuromodulators appears to be helpful in patients with chronic idiopathic/ neurogenic cough
Available evidence suggests the clear safety of the bjork flap, but there is not enough of it to recommend it at this time
The use of neck ultrasounds, radioiodine scans, and PET scans in people diagnosed with thyroid cancer was associated with additional treatment for recurrence.
Understanding the rationale utilized by clinicians who choose not to adhere to clinical practice guidelines, and developing additional processes to foster compliance
Following the two-stage autotransplantation, xerostomia was reduced in the long term due to improved saliva production of the reimplanted gland