Robert Ossoff, DMD, MD, said he “never in a million years,” as a young doctor, thought that he would be standing at a podium giving the presidential address to the Triological Society at its Combined Sections Meeting in January.
ENTtoday: February 2012
Anna M. Pou, MD, the Louisiana State University professor of otorhinolaryngology who found herself at the center of the debate over disaster medical care following her work after Hurricane Katrina, told colleagues at the Triological Society Combined Sections Meeting that disaster could strike anywhere, anytime and that the only way to protect themselves and their patients is to plan now.
Four pairs of experts squared off at the Triological Society Combined Sections Meeting in a session of mini-debates over limits on training of residents, treatment of Zenker’s diverticulum, implantable hearing aids and the best approach to oropharyngeal cancer.
The right way to restore a patient’s nose after cancer depends on subtle factors: The shape, the depth, and the precise location of the wound all dictate how to go about the reconstruction, according to experts at the Triological Society Combined Sections Meeting.
Hemangiomas in pediatric patients pose a special challenge because the proper way to proceed might not be clear immediately, according to panelists at the Triological Society Combined Sections Meeting.
More and more options are emerging to help patients improve their hearing, a group of aural rehabilitation panelists said on Jan. 27 at the Triological Society Combined Sections Meeting.
A 78-year-old woman presented with a 10-year history of progressive dysphagia for solid foods and pills, with intermittent regurgitation of pills but not food. No aspiration or weight loss was reported. Her past medical history was significant for breast cancer, hypothyroidism and arthritis. No head and neck masses were appreciated. A modified barium swallow was obtained.
Although voice disorders in children are not new, recognition of the need to address and treat these disorders in many children is increasing.
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Is positron emission tomography-computerized tomography (PET-CT) scanning cost-effective for the management of the neck after chemoradiotherapy (CRT)?
What are the prevalence and causes of dysphonia as diagnosed by primary care physicians and otolaryngologists in a large population?
What are the clinical and radiologic variables associated with recurrence using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) following vestibular schwannoma (VS) resection?
How do the safety and postoperative outcomes of laryngeal mask airway (LMA) during pediatric tonsil surgery compare with use of the endotracheal tube (ETT)?
What exactly are the pathologic changes that occur in the vocal folds after external beam irradiation?
Do patients with functional dysphonia (FD) experience general fatigue in addition to their voice problems, and is this associated with perfectionism?
What is the risk of adenocarcinoma developing in patients with Barrett’s esophagus?