Qualitative methodology can have tremendous utility in studies directed at patient-centered care by offering practical insights and granular detail directly from patients.
ENTtoday: September 2023
Second victims have gone largely unnoticed for decades. The impact of intraoperative adverse events on surgeons is profound and can be life changing.
An underdiscussed topic in our field is the way in which decisions by payers can prevent the delivery of high-value, patient-centered care and increase cost.
Many otolaryngologists are going back to school mid-career to pursue advanced degrees that teach topics applicable to healthcare that aren’t covered in medical school, allow surgeons to expand their knowledge base and skill sets, improve job satisfaction, and support career advancement.
There is significant debate in the literature on diagnosis and the ideal approach to treatment when sequelae are present with congenetial laryngal cleft.
A potential solution for lack of cadaveric temoral bone has been the use of virtual or 3D-printed temporal bones to simulate the drilling exercise and provide specimens to teach anatomy and procedures.
Elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor May be Effective in Treating Sinonasal Disease in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis
The combination of lexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor has been shown to have positive effects on multiple organ systems.
This two-stage surgical auricle reconstruction is a versatile, reliable, and effective congenital microtia treatment.
Gustatory function findings show that significant association existed between overall COVID-19 symptom severity and smell or taste loss, as well as failure to regain full sensory function
Data Show Trend Toward Increased Use of and Improved Complication Rates for Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Approach to Pituitary Tumors
In recent years, rates of an endoscopic approach to pituitary tumors use have increased. Literature comparing postoperative outcomes of various approaches has been mixed.
Dynamic Risk Stratification Tool Effective in Predicting Postoperative Tall Cell Variant Papillary Thyroid Cancer Course
A Dynamic Risk Stratification tool showed that patients with postoperative tall cell variant papillary thyroid cancer who achieve an excellent overall response to therapy at any point during follow-up have significantly improved outcomes.
Postacute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 short- and long-term effects have substantial impacts on health-related quality of life, earnings, and healthcare costs that provoke further investigation.
YouTube, recently cited as the most used video forum for surgical preparation among residents and medical students, suggests videos to users based on an algorithm that prioritizes video metrics over quality.
This article provides a detailed description of a dynamic endonasal columellar strut placement technique, as well as its clinical relevance and impact on patients after they have undergone routine septoplasty.