During the virtual Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings (COSM), Dr. Osterholm delivered a sobering talk underscoring the potentially dire effects that new SARS-CoV-2 variants could have.
ENTtoday: June 2021
During a panel at the virtual Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings (COSM), physicians discussed how they’ve reimagined meetings and put together live training sessions with precautions.
Phone-based technologies can make it easier for patients and providers to communicate on a variety of issues, ranging from reminding patients of clinical visits to more novel uses that facilitate intervention for specific conditions.
Most cases of oropharyngeal cancer are positive for the human papillomavirus, but among Blacks, 55.3% of cases are HPV-negative, and HPV-negative cases are, to say the least, understudied, said Babak Givi, MD, associate professor of otolaryngology–head and neck surgery at New York University Grossman School of Medicine, in a virtual session at the Combined Otolaryngology […]
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic gloom, research demands have led to a massive and stunning achievement in the science of vaccines, and there’s much to celebrate.
Otolaryngologists are seeing patients whose symptoms may be caused by disease or, alternately, by the resulting anxiety and depression that has accompanied the pandemic.
Nonmedical factors like health maintenance and disease prevention are called social determinants because they determine access, or lack of access, to the crucial elements needed for health and for improving health once disease sets in.
We asked some otolaryngologists to share books off their reading lists. Here’s what they recommended.
A look at information blocking, the exceptions created by the Cures Act final rule, and the steps providers need to take to ensure that they’re in compliance with the rule.
OSA Treatment: Barbed Reposition and Expansion Sphincter Pharyngoplasties Produce Comparable Outcomes
BRP and ESP procedure outcomes are comparable in the improvement of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with palatal collapse, although further trials and long-term follow-up are needed.
Injury to the recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) during surgery impacts on the patient’s ability to phonate, breathe, and swallow.
Laryngeal Adductor Reflex Responses to Varying Stimulation Forces Assesses Sensory Dysfunction in Laryngopharyngeal Disorders
Normative data for laryngeal adductor reflex (LAR) response rates to low, medium, and high stimulation forces are useful to assess sensory dysfunction in a variety of laryngopharyngeal disorders.
Insertion Trauma Rate Lower in Lateral Wall Arrays Than Perimodiolar Arrays Following Cochlear Implantation
LW arrays are preferable to PM arrays for minimizing clinically relevant intracochlear trauma in cochlear implantation.
Study participants with sinonasal inflammation show decreased brain connectivity within a major functional hub with a central role in modulation cognition.
This analysis highlights the need for close monitoring of patients with sleep apnea who become infected with COVID-19.
How To: Reconstruction of Anterior Table Frontal Sinus Defects with Pericranial Flap and Titanium Mesh
The anterior table defect poses a reconstructive challenge, and very few publications have described reconstructive options.
Existing evidence suggests that olfactory training is a low-risk intervention that provides clinically relevant and sustained benefit in some PISL patients.
Finding common ground with our patients and colleagues should take priority over any perceived differences between us.
An array of complications may arise after a pediatric tracheotomy, and the clinician should be mindful of advanced-stage pressure injuries.