A tracheocutaneous fistula (TCF) commonly persists after pediatric tracheostomy decannulation, potentially preventing tract closure and negatively impacting phonation, swallowing, and cough physiology.
Researchers Develop Consensus Statements on Use of Swallowing Fluoroscopy in Adults Best Practices
Researchers arrived at 40 statements for the comprehensive use of swallowing fluoroscopy in adults to guide best practices and influence policy regarding the procedure.
Is Tranexamic Acid Effective for Hemostasis During Endoscopic Sinus Surgery?
TRIO Best Practice articles are brief, structured reviews designed to provide the busy clinician with a handy outline and reference for day-to-day clinical decision making. The ENTtoday summaries below include […]
The 2022 Lewis Francis Morrison Lectureship (Webinar)
The Morrison Lectureship is an endowed program in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco honoring the memory of Dr. Lewis […]
Study Identifies the 21 Most Influential Papers in Laryngology Since 2000
These 21 particularly influential laryngology papers that have focused further research and served as educational resources for trainees and practicing physicians.
How To: Office-Based Removal of Vocal Fold Polyp During the COVID-19 Pandemic
We describe a new technique for the removal of vocal fold polyp in the office setting, while simultaneously taking into consideration the safety measures proposed for the ambulatory examination of the larynx.
What is the Role of Trans-Oral Robotic Surgery (TORS) in HPV Negative Oropharyngeal Cancer?
Transoral robotic surgery (TORS) has become increasingly accepted as a treatment modality in human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive T1/T2 oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC).
Manometry Identifies Most Common Abnormalities in Patients with Globus Sensation
Among 24-hour dual-probe pH testing, esophageal high-resolution manometry, esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), and contrast videofluoroscopy (esophagram), which modality is most able to identify the common abnormalities seen in patients with globus sensation? […]
When Is Surgical Intervention Indicated for Vocal Fold Leukoplakia?
Management remains controversial because there is no universally accepted consensus on the threshold for surgical intervention, appropriate treatment strategy, frequency of surveillance, and ablative versus excisional management
How Sports Helped an Olympic Athlete Prepare for a Medical Career
Valeria Silva Merea, MD, a laryngologist specializing in head and neck surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses how sports taught her important skills, including discipline and time management.
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