Artificial intelligence (AI) helps augment physicians’ abilities in diagnosis and treatment by sifting through vast amounts of data far faster than humans can.
A Look at the Status of Precision Diagnostic Techniques in Otolaryngology
Incidental Finding of Mastoiditis Due to Imaging Test Opacity Does Not Constitute Clinical Diagnosis
An otolaryngological review is suggested if clinical examination detects ontological signs or symptoms.
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?
Early Diagnosis, Treatment Essential in Acute Invasive Fungal Sinusitis in Patients with Recent COVID-19 Infection
Clinical suspicion of acute invasive fungal rhinosinusitis (AIFR) among COVID-19 patients and early management with antifungal therapy and surgical debridement is essential for better outcomes and higher survival.
Vocal Cord Leukoplakia Management Trends Include Advanced Surgical Techniques, Voice Preservation
Here’s what a detailed literature review related to the epidemiology, diagnosis, and management of vocal cord leukoplakia reveal about oncologic outcomes, voice preservation, and current and emerging techniques.
What Is the Utility of Genetic Testing in Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules?
In addition to helping the patient avoid unnecessary diagnostic surgery, these assessments may provide critical insight as well as offer contemporary personalized treatment options for advanced disease.
Nasal Lavage May Be a Valid Alternative to Swab Method in SARS-CoV-2 Detection
Nasal and nasopharyngeal lavages appear to be well tolerated and highly reliable in detecting SARS-CoV-2.
Oxygen Desaturation Index Valuable for Sleep Apnea Diagnosis in Some Instances
What is the value of the oxygen desaturation index (ODI) as compared to the apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) in accurately diagnosing adult obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)?
What Is the Best Test for Diagnosing and Monitoring Treatment Response in Malignant Otitis Externa?
CT and MRI are widely available and afford excellent anatomic resolution.
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