Physicians, residents and medical students came together for the 2019 Triological Society Annual Meeting to share research and foster new ideas within the field of otolaryngology.
ENTtoday: June 2019
Sex bias in clinical trials remains prevalent in all medical disciplines and physicians want researchers to ensure that they strive for equal representation
of both sexes in all trials.
Experts take a critical look at biologic therapies: the drugs, their cost, and their efficacy
A look at best practices, cytomegalovirus, genetics, and cochlear implants for single-sided deafness.
Otolaryngologist patients with medullary thyroid cancer should not be taking GLP-1 medications at this time due to the risk.
Because our casts can be so different, generic one-size-fits-all wellness advice can fall short, but here are some things that can help you regain your sense of self.
Here are some of the common physician employment agreement provisions you should analyze before signing.
Should the Contralateral Tonsil Be Removed in Cases of HPV-Positive Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Tonsil?
The contralateral tonsil should routinely be removed in cases of suspected or known unilateral HPV+ TSCC.
What are the outcomes and wound cosmesis achieved with running cutaneous sutures spaced 2 mm vs. 5 mm apart?
Parachute use did not reduce death or major traumatic injury when jumping from aircraft in the first randomized evaluation of this intervention.
The reboot approach significantly reduced nasal polyp recurrence for 30 months postoperatively compared to the current mucosa-sparing approach.
Laryngoscopic and microscopic appearance of vascular stippling could inform clinicians on diagnostic sampling of suspicious laryngeal lesions that reduce delay in diagnosis.
A mandated consent form prior to opioid prescription was associated with decreased overall opioid prescriptions without a resultant increase in postoperative complications in pediatric patients.
The Laryngoscore is reliable for detecting difficult laryngeal exposure preoperatively, but each institution should find its own best cutoff value based on the specific instruments available locally.
Perioperative administration of oxandrolone resulted in objective improvements in prealbumin levels and subjective improvements in surgical wounds.