Otolaryngologists and head and neck surgeons from around the country gathered to attend the Triological Society Combined Sections Meeting
ENTtoday: March 2018
Self-awareness and finding supportive colleagues are some of the keys to maintaining physician wellness.
Experts offer tips on several kinds of head and neck defects and the many factors that go into choosing between a local or regional flap and a free flap reconstruction.
Experts discuss how to better deliver efficient cancer care, use physician extenders in private and academic settings, and use the electronic medical record.
Experts give guidance on how to handle four areas important to otolaryngologists: BCHDs for congenital aural atresia, middle turbinate headache, and resident selection.
For ENTtoday’s physician editor, Alex Chiu, MD, are his support group, both comforting and inspirational.
Obstructive sleep apnea patients are likely to experience increased middle ear pressure from using a CPAP machine.
Depression at time of treatment planning appeared to be as important a predictor of two-year survival as traditional clinical prognostic indicators.
Systemic bevacizumab appears to have significant promise and a low complication profile for the most treatment- resistant and aggressive forms of papillomatosis.
Results suggest that adenoidectomy with electrocautery is significantly less expensive than microdebrider and coblator, with no differences in complication rates.
Eustachian tube dysfunction-related symptom improvement due to surgery of the anterior half of the inferior turbinate was found to be equal to placebo.
PITA is a safe procedure that offers comparable disease control for children suffering from obstructive sleep apnea.
Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis is incurable with current treatment modalities, but adjuvant therapies should be used when surgery cannot control the disease.