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Latest head and neck surgery Stories

2012-11-06 03:34:34

Genetic testing for a certain mutation in pediatric patients is valuable in determining a cause for unexplained hearing loss.

2012-07-02 22:06:01

Advances in diagnostic imaging have benefited children with otolaryngologic disease, allowing shorter hospital stays, fewer invasive procedures, more targeted surgical procedures, and earlier and more precise diagnoses.

2012-06-25 23:03:58

In an important webinar to be convened by AllMed Healthcare Management, Inc., leading specialist in otolaryngology, head and neck surgery to present and discuss Balloon Sinuplasty as a treatment

2012-06-12 10:35:09

Liposuction is a novel and minimally invasive procedure for treating persistent submental lymphedema in patients with previous head and neck cancer.

2012-05-07 13:34:02

The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) has released updated Clinical Indicators for the public and physicians.

2012-03-19 23:01:53

The first national treatment guideline for sudden hearing loss, a frightening condition that sends thousands in the U.S.

2012-03-19 17:01:08

The first national treatment guideline for sudden hearing loss, a frightening condition that sends thousands in the U.S. to the emergency room each year, was published this month in the journal Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery.

2012-03-12 11:25:35

Metastasis of tumors to level IIb lymph nodes is rare in patients with laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma (LSCC); this area can be ignored during selective neck dissection (SND) to avoid damaging the spinal accessory nerve (SAN), making this surgery more conservative and minimizing SAN morbidity.

2012-03-06 22:54:33

African Americans are seven times more likely than Caucasians to develop an excessive growth of thick, irregularly shaped and raised scarring on their skin – known as a keloid – following head and neck surgery.

2011-12-19 14:52:33

Children may have a better quality of life (QOL) and diminished cardiovascular disease risk from the decreased endothelin 1 (ET-1) levels after adenotonsillectomy.


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