Within a decade, otolaryngologists may use liquid biopsies to diagnose and guide the treatment of head and neck cancer, chronic rhinosinusitis, Ménière’s disease, and more.
How To: Endoscopic Posterior Rotation Flap for Posterior Glottic Insufficiency
INTRODUCTION Posterior glottic insufficiency (PGI) is a potential sequela of prolonged intubation. Sustained pressure from the endotracheal tube results in ulceration, erosion of the vocal process, and subsequent tissue loss of the medial […]
Preoperative Laryngoscopic Exam Critical to Detecting Vocal Cord Paralysis in Patients with Thyroid Cancer with Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Invasion
Among the highlighted findings in this analysis is the importance of laryngoscopic examination to detect preoperative vocal cord paralysis.
Stimulated Raman Histology a Promising Adjunct, Alternative to Frozen Section in Sinonasal and Skull Base Tumor Diagnosis
Stimulated Raman histology can rapidly produce images similar to FFPE H&E in sinonasal and skull base tumors.
Povidone-Iodine Nasal Spray Does Not Demonstrate Virucidal Activity in COVID-19–Positive Patients
Dilute versions of PVP-I nasal spray appear safe for topical use in the nasal cavity, but PVP-I does not demonstrate virucidal activity in COVID-19–positive patients.
How To: New Treatment Strategy for Subglottic Stenosis Using the Trachealator
The Trachealator is a novel, non-occlusive balloon dilator designed for single use.
How To: “Hole-Punch” Technique for Recurrent Auricular Hematomas
All patients treated with the hole-punch technique had excellent results with no additional recurrences, and no patients developed cauliflower deformity.
Most Patients with Early Stage Glottic Carcinoma in National Cancer Database Receive Radiation as First-Line Treatment
What do variables in the National Cancer Database (NCDB) suggest about treatment decisions between surgery and radiation for early stage glottic carcinoma (EGC)? BOTTOM LINE Most patients in the NCDB […]
COVID-19–Related Olfactory Dysfunction Associated with Major Depressive Disorder Likelihood
The Questionnaire of Olfactory Disorders (QOD) might help predict symptoms of depression in olfactory dysfunction (OD) patients.
Patient Factors that Delay Care for Patients with Human Papilloma Virus–Negative Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Care delays related to evaluations by multiple providers and misdiagnosis prolong the time to diagnosis in patients with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma that is not associated with, or negative for, human papillomavirus.
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