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2014-09-29 23:13:34

The Center for Ear Nose Throat & Allergy (CENTA) is a thriving otolaryngology practice providing head and neck surgery and allergy services to patients from throughout the Midwest. With its recent adoption of the Diagnotes® HIPAA-compliant mobile communication system, CENTA has added innovative, state-of-the-art communications to its tool kit of pioneering medical technologies. Indianapolis, Ind. (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The Center for Ear Nose Throat & Allergy (CENTA) is a...

2014-09-24 23:10:18

Relationship to Improve Timely Access to Care for Pediatric Patients Impacted by Diseases of the Head and Neck Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA), the largest ear, nose, throat, allergy, and audiology practice in the country, and Montefiore Medical Center, the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, today announced an affiliation to help improve access to comprehensive care for pediatric patients...

2014-09-24 23:07:01

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Audiological Devices markets. Global market for Audiological Devices is forecast to reach US$10.2 billion by 2020, spurred by increasing incidence of hearing loss, aging population, technology advancements, and robust demand from emerging economies. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Demand for audiological devices is intrinsically linked to the alarming rise in prevalence of mild to...

2014-09-23 12:28:21

However, Surgeons Continue to Question the Cost-Benefits of the Technology, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the United States market for surgical navigation systems will gradually expand due to demand for minimally invasive surgery and growing awareness of the benefits of surgical navigation. As a result, the U.S. surgical navigation system market will generate over $260 million by 2023....

2014-09-22 08:28:45

Brainlab Kick® Navigation ENT aids in complex surgeries and integrates seamlessly with Olympus DIEGO® ELITE Multidebrider® for tissue dissection with hemostasis CENTER VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a global technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions for medical and surgical procedures, among other core businesses, announced today it has reached a deal with Munich-based Brainlab to be the exclusive U.S. distributor of Kick(®)...

2014-09-19 23:03:20

Hidden Hearing Tinnitus Check from Hidden Hearing offers a wealth of special features, including: information on types of hearing loss and tinnitus, soothing sounds for tinnitus to make symptoms less annoying and more tolerable, ear health tips, and a handy clinic finder. There is also information on Hidden Hearings free ear wax removal service. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 People of all ages who are concerned about hearing problems, have been diagnosed with hearing loss, or...

2014-09-18 23:04:09

September is Self-Improvement Month, and it’s a great time to look for ways to make yourself look and feel the best version of you (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Self-improvement can take place in a number of ways; emotionally, spiritually, physically, financially - your efforts can affect your mind, body and behavior. Self-image is a key factor in a healthy over-all personal evaluation. However, often the image of ourselves we see in the mirror, doesn’t depict the version of how we feel...

2014-09-17 23:12:29

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm supports a rule amendment regarding insurance coverage for people who participated in the 9/11 rescue, recovery and cleanup operations. New York , NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Recent data from the World Trade Center Health Program said there are nearly 3,000 cases of cancer among firefighters police officers, contractors and civilians who worked or lived near the destruction of the World Trade Center on September 11,...

2014-09-17 23:12:20

FACE Skincare Medical Wellness is excited to introduce the first and only FDA-cleared non-invasive procedure specifically indicated to improve lines and wrinkles on the décolleté. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Skin management experts™ at FACE Skincare Medical Wellness are excited to be of the first in the USA to introduce a new and innovative treatment, Ultherapy Décolletage Treatment, specifically designed to minimize the appearance of vertical chest lines and...

2014-09-17 23:07:54

Award places Dr. Naderi in the top 1% of all plastic surgeons in the U.S. HERNDON, VIRGINIA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Dr. Shervin Naderi, MD, FACS, one of the country’s top rhinoplasty specialist surgeons, has been recognized as a recipient of the 2014 Vitals Top 10 Doctor Award. This award is reserved for only the best of the best as it honors physicians that have earned the highest patient ratings by specialty. Dr. Naderi, who is affectionately known by his plastic surgeon colleagues...


Latest Otolaryngology Reference Libraries

Tracheal Intubation
2013-04-30 13:26:36

Tracheal intubation (commonly known as intubation) is the placement of a flexible plastic tube into the trachea in order to maintain an open airway or to serve as a conduit through which to administer oxygen or other drugs. It is commonly performed in emergency situations and critically ill or injured patients, but intubation is also used in patients who will be undergoing a lengthy surgery that requires them to be under anesthesia for a significant number of hours. In order to intubate,...

Politzerization
2012-12-31 12:28:34

In 1861 Adam Politzer of Vienna spent much time studying the air movement in the Eustachian tubes and the ear canal. He would measure the air movement by attaching a manometer, a very large gauge, to the ear canal and the pharynx. He developed an apparatus known as the Politzer bag in 1863 which is a less invasive way to clear the Eustachian tubes. Procedure Politzerization, also known as the Politzer maneuver, is a medical procedure which inserts air in the middle ear while the patient...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'