This year will mark the 175th anniversary of the American Medical Association (AMA).
ENTtoday: January 2022
Head and Neck Cancer: What Can Be Done to Mitigate Differences in Diagnosis Between Healthcare Providers?
There are differences between how a community-based practice and a tertiary care center might approach head and neck cancer diagnosis. But what are they and why do they exist?
Offering medical students a means to learn more about residency programs via Instagram demonstrates one generation reaching out to the future members of the field.
The No Surprises Act protects patients from surprise billing from out-of-network providers for nonemergency services, out-of-network ambulance services, and certain emergency services.
We introduce a novel method, conjunctivoductivo-dacryocystorhinostomy, for anastomosis of the conjunctiva and nasolacrimal duct without leaving any facial scars or foreign bodies in semi-permanent detention.
Using a transoral endoscopic vestibular approach to the Sistrunk procedure results in an improved cosmetic outcome while achieving all objectives of the traditional approach
We present a modified EPCS/RG that involves the use of balloon dilation to aid in the the placement of the cartilage graft into the divided cricoid lamina.
There is insufficient evidence to support the use of corticosteroids in managing acute vestibular neuritis in adults.
A look at to what extent might the lack of increased representation of women in higher ranks on surgical faculties and in leadership is due to relationship network differences and lack of sponsorship/inclusion of women.
Hippocampal Volume Shown on MRI Correlates with Olfactory Performance in Patients with Cognitive Impairment
A look at what neurodegenerative changes can be observed with MRI in patients with olfactory impairment and mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia.
Black Race Associated with Reduced Adherence to Positive Airway Pressure Therapy in Veterans with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Among veterans with OSA, Black race was associated with reduced PAP adherence, suggesting health inequality among Black individuals in the treatment of OSA.
Growing vestibular schwannomas (VSs) show higher signal intensities on Gd-enhanced MRIs and, therefore, measuring signal intensity of VS on Gd-enhanced MRI may aid in predicting VS growth.
Integrating Preoperative Imaging, Intraoperative Findings in Maxillary Sinus Floor Infiltration Assessment in Patients with Maxillary Cancer
Preoperative imaging should be integrated with intraoperative findings based on endoscopic inspection and frozen sections in patients with maxillary cancer.
Is Cochlear Implantation Effective for Auditory Rehabilitation Following Vestibular Schwannoma Treatment?
We review the current evidence to determine if cochlear implantation is an effective intervention for auditory rehabilitation after vestibular schwannoma treatment.
There is no conclusive evidence that extraction is required when a healthy tooth is present within the fracture line.
Currently, there are no guidelines for the management of retained tubes in asymptomatic patients. Should they be removed?
Tranexamic acid (TXA) is an antifibrinolytic agent that inhibits clot breakdown and is well described in the literature toreduce intraoperative blood loss in craniofacial, cardiac, trauma, dermatologic, and orthopedic surgeries.
ENTConnect has become increasingly muddled by a select few posters who are using the forum to promote themselves and their personal views on the COVID-19 pandemic.