The line between appropriate and inappropriate use isn’t always bright and clear cut. Medical practice (and billing) evolves with new technology and research.
ENTtoday: October 2023
Studies show that reimbursement for otolaryngology services is generally below the federal benchmark.
While working during an illness has often been seen as a sign of strength, new attitudes are allowing physicians to take a break.
Workplace bullying may not be as overt as in the past, but it still exists and requires strong leaders who are not afraid to stand up and create a workplace where everyone has the opportunity to succeed.
The use of tranexamic acid to reduce intraoperative bleeding may have applications in septorhinoplasty.
Randomized controlled trials with standardized hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatment protocols and attention to social determinants of health and other confounders are desperately needed to establish efficacy.
Adjuvant therapy may have a limited role in select patients with advanced JNAs to achieve acceptable outcomes while minimizing serious morbidity and mortality.
How to: Oroantral Fistula Closure Using Double-Layered Flap: Greater Palatine Artery Flap and Buccal Fat Pad
The aim of oroantral fistula management is to repair the defect, restoring the integrity of the sinus and oral cavity and preventing sinus infections.
Minimally invasive OSIA 2 System reduces the risk of signal attenuation and skin complications, which were limitations of previous percutaneous and older transcutaneous devices.
It is commonly accepted that early diagnosis and timely and effective joint reduction are the keys to treating arytenoid dislocation. In this article we take a look at a novel five-step reduction technique.
White men have a persistent advantage, while several racial, ethnic, and gender minorities are disadvantaged in the Head and Neck Surgery Match.
Minimally invasive thyroidectomy achieves high cosmetic satisfaction and is not inferior to conventional thyroidectomy in terms of surgical results or perioperative complications.
Delayed head and neck cancer diagnosis delays due to increased antibiotic prescribing periods are known to be harmful to patients.
Extruded Hardware Lead in Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation Device Successfully Reimplanted Without Explantation
In the absence of infection, lead wire exposure from hypoglossal nerve stimulation implantation can be treated with urgent surgery to reimplant the lead and salvage the device.
Nasodine, an over-the-counter preparation, shows effective antibiofilm agent that is highly active against biofilms and holds promise for the management of sinonasal biofilms in CRS.
Superior laryngeal nerve block improves for patients with neurogenic cough reported symptomatic improvement, and repeat injections may benefit patients with initial nonresponse.
As state legislators and governors close clinics and restrict physicians’ practices in women’s health and gender-affirming care, they’ve now set their sights on the curriculum of medical and graduate medical education.