Recent advances in intraoperative, near-infrared imaging technology may offer effective tools for surgeons to help avoid negative outcomes.
ENTtoday: February 2021
If you’re an otolaryngology resident considering a private practice career, how do you decide what the value of a fellowship is to you?
It’s important to distinguish between those who are staunchly anti-vaccine who will never be swayed, and those who have real reservations that a physician or a trusted community leader might be able to persuade.
Although the science of 3D printing is more than 30 years old, its appication in treating infants and children with airway conditions is much newer.
The COVID-19 pandemic effectively eliminated the option of group gatherings and compelled academic program directors to turn to a virtual format for their grand rounds.
Paul Burkhart, DO, is a partner physician at Ohio ENT & Allergy Physicians in Columbus, Ohio. But he’s also the owner of Level One Bar and Arcade, a pinball and video game emporium and bar.
For this month’s “From the Editor,” I wanted to show how committed ENTtoday’s board members and colleagues are to receiving the vaccine.
Incidental Finding of Mastoiditis Due to Imaging Test Opacity Does Not Constitute Clinical Diagnosis
An otolaryngological review is suggested if clinical examination detects ontological signs or symptoms.
Significant aerosol levels were generated during cadaveric simulation of mastoidectomy, and aerosol spikes were appreciated during cochlear implantation in live patients.
Hypopharyngeal-Esophageal Multichannel Intraluminal Impedance-pH Monitoring of LPR Patients May Affect Therapeutic Strategies
Hypopharyngeal-proximal reflux episodes occur less frequently than gastroesophageal reflux disease episodes after meals and at night, and future therapies for LPR patients should take the HEMII-pH profile into consideration.
Triological Society Research Career Development Award Recipients Achieve Disproportionately High Academic Success
CDA awardees achieve higher academic success than academic otolaryngologists in general, but female CDA recipients lag behind their male colleagues.
Sarcopenia Significantly Associated with Poorer Overall Survival of Patients with Head and Neck Cancers
Pretreatment sarcopenia as radiologically defined by decreased skeletal muscle index (SMI) or skeletal muscle mass (SMM) correlates with poor survival in HNC patients.
What is the value of the oxygen desaturation index (ODI) as compared to the apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) in accurately diagnosing adult obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)?
A look at the impact of regression on sentinel node status and the likelihood of recurrence in primary cutaneous melanoma of the head and neck.
Newer studies assess the effect of cochlear implants on independent risk factors for dementia associated with hearing loss, including cognition, depression, and physical activity.
What is the Optimal Timing of Computed Tomography Imaging to Objectively Confirm Chronic Rhinosinusitis?
In patients with suspected CRS based on symptoms but with normal endoscopic findings, an upfront CT scan is a viable option prior to initiating empiric medical therapy.
Transoral robotic surgery (TORS) has become increasingly accepted as a treatment modality in human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive T1/T2 oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC).