Otolaryngologists are still searching for help for the 30 million Americans who are experiencing post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection, also called long COVID, years after their COVID-19 infection.
ENTtoday: May 2023
How do doctors-turned-inventors take an idea that may have occurred to them in the shower and turn it into something that improves or even saves lives? Often, the answer is an academic incubator.
Dr. Lindsay took the opportunity to speak with senior women in healthcare about current barriers to gender equity in healthcare, and two words became mainstays: complacency and intentionality.
Although the artificial intelligence app ChatGPT has created chaos in some medical areas, it may be a promising yet ambiguous alternative to traditional search engines for patient information.
Physicians make countless decisions during busy clinical care for every patient. Today’s wearable technology can help physicians and surgeons better recover after the stress of providing healthcare.
Novel Bioabsorbable Plate Associated with Lower Leak Risk in Patients Receiving Endoscopic Skull Base Repair
Reconstructive technique, extent of resection, and patient body mass index (BMI) significantly contribute to cerebrospinal fluid leak rate in endoscopic repair of skull base defects.
New Findings Support Use of Cemiplimab as Neoadjuvant Therapy in Patients with Resectable Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Neoadjuvant therapy with cemiplimab was associated with a pathological complete response in a high percentage of patients with resectable cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.
Kinetic Oscillation Stimulation an Effective, Lasting Second-Line Treatment for Patients with Nonallergic Rhinitis
One kinetic oscillation stimulation treatment appears to provide nonallergic rhinitis patients with a subjective symptom improvement for at least one year.
Otolaryngologists Vary Significantly in Choice of Injectable Materials for Vocal Fold Injection Augmentation
There are significant variations in preferences regarding vocal fold injection materials, although hyaluronic acid-based products are the most frequently used by providers.
Facial nerve paralysis is a possible presentation following COVID-19 infections and is associated with both Guillain-Barré Syndrome patients and non-GBS patients.
Consensus Reached on Checklist for Operative Notes Following Pediatric Microlaryngoscopy and Bronchoscopy
Experts reached consensus on a checklist of the most critical components of a surgeon’s operative notes following pediatric microlaryngoscopy and bronchoscopy.
For patients who merely need perforation repair, this method spares a canal incision, which favors blood supply to the tympanic membrane and simplifies wound dressing.
A combination of surgical techniques can be useful for the anterior closure of septal perforations, especially in those in which the anterior edge of the perforation reaches the skin of the columella.