The aim of oroantral fistula management is to repair the defect, restoring the integrity of the sinus and oral cavity and preventing sinus infections.
How To: Novel Use of Ultrasonic Aspirator Device for Cricoid
Compared to traditional open surgery, endoscopic procedures are associated with less patient morbidity and shorter postoperative recovery.
How To: Transseptal Approach to the Maxillary Sinus and Pterygopalatine Fossa
We describe a transseptal approach by elevating bilateral mucoperichondrial flaps and approaching a lesion from the contralateral side.
Do Nimodipine and Steroids Influence Recovery Time in Post-Thyroidectomy Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Paralysis?
With no other option than to wait and see for post-thyroidectomy recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis, nimodipine and/or steroid use may be viable options in the postoperative setting.
Is Percutaneous Tracheostomy Safe?
The current literature unequivocally demonstrates that endoscopic percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy is at least as safe as open surgical tracheostomy.
When Is Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Nasal Packing Indicated?
The best practice recommendation is not to routinely use prophylactic antibiotics with nasal packing, as antibiotic use does not appear to reduce complications and is not cost-effective.
Clinical Best Practices: Otolaryngologists Tackle Questions
Tympanoplasty Tips: Otology Experts Give Advice on the Procedure
Expert physician panelists shared their advice on the many ways of surgically repairing a hole in the eardrum at a session during the 2022 Triological Society Combined Sections Meeting.
Early Otolaryngology Evaluation Advised for Neonates with Esophageal Atresia/ Tracheoesophageal Fistula
Patients with EA/TEF frequently have aerodigestive sequelae, suggesting the need for early otolaryngology evaluation in their care.
Is There a Role for Bedside Biopsy in the Evaluation of Acute Invasive Fungal Rhinosinusitis?
Is there a role for bedside biopsy in the evaluation of acute invasive fungal rhinosinusitis?
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