There are compelling reasons why office-based surgery has become more popular: It’s a comfortable alternative for patients, and it gives practitioners control over everything from staffing to sutures.
ENTtoday: September 2021
Transoral robotic surgery (TORS) is expanding to include patients with HPV-related cancers.
Studies have elucidated possible links between allergies and ear and throat complaints, suggesting that clinicians should consider allergies when managing conditions such as eustachian tube disorder and laryngitis.
We asked some otolaryngologists to share books off their reading lists. Here’s what they recommended.
A focused study of the business of medicine for physicians should include at least three practical domains: leadership, healthcare delivery, and practice management.
Lack of a formal process for providing resident mentorship and support can have career-impacting limitations.
Effective and caring patient–physician communication is essential to establish a proper and effective patient–physician relationship.
The objective of this study is to describe step by step an innovative technique to repair large septal perforations with a pure endoscopic extended AEA flap.
Nasal and nasopharyngeal lavages appear to be well tolerated and highly reliable in detecting SARS-CoV-2.
The devised novel, suture-less patch is a mucoadhesive platform suitable to laryngeal and tracheal anatomy with drug delivery capability.
Frailty as measured by the 5-factor mF1-5 is shown to be significantly associated with life-threatening postoperative morbidity, mortality, and length of stay following skull base surgeries.
Safety Profile of Novel Oral Anticoagulants an Improvement Over Traditional Anticoagulants, Antiplatelets for Epistaxis
A look at the impact of novel oral anticoagulants (NOAC) on the risk of epistaxis and its severity.
Physical Assault Is Increasingly the Most Significant Mechanism of Operative Facial Trauma in Adults
Operative middle and upper maxillofacial trauma decreased over a 17-year period, with assault identified as the most significant mechanism of trauma overall.
Data Shows Increasing Lack of Diversity within Elite Surgical Specialties, Especially Otolaryngology
Significant disparities exist in medical school enrollment for minority students and achievement of full professorship in otolaryngology, surgery, and internal medicine.
The current level 1 evidence does not support the routine use of oral antibiotics postoperatively.
The practice of discontinuing estrogen therapy for two weeks prior to surgery should be weighed against individual risk factors, mode of administration, and side effects.