Starting in 2015, the exam will include stronger emphasis on behavioral sciences and reasoning skills.
ENTtoday: August 2012
The American Board of Otolaryngology (ABOto) has made major revisions to its Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.
A 42-year-old male was recently fitted for occupational ear molds to protect him from excessive noise exposure at work and further hearing loss. During the fitting, he experienced severe, sudden otalgia and vertigo and complained that hearing loss in the left ear, his better-hearing ear, had worsened.
Newer surgical procedures not necessarily better; primary frontal sinus endoscopic surgery relieves frontal sinus symptoms in most; success following surgery to correct obstructive sleep apnea dependent upon scoring measures; intranasal splint use after surgery increases patient pain, provides few offsetting benefits; new reprocessing guidelines for ent endoscopes stress high-level disinfection techniques; multicenter study shows feasibility and safety of transoral robotic surgery.
While finding the time to meet the demands of an isolated community can be daunting, the benefits are often well worth it.
Mobile devices have the power to change health care as we know it.
Procedures that now represent the cutting edge of cochlear implant (CI) surgery.
Otolaryngologists, medical students and researchers submited some of their research to be displayed as posters at the Triological Society’s Annual Meeting at the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings. We talked to some of the 2012 winners about their projects and the experience.
A new study suggests the procedure can be safe for infants, and yield profound improvements in auditory outcomes.
Chin augmentation is now the fastest growing trend in plastic surgery. A look at the reasons behind its popularity and why many agree the procedure is part art, part science.