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2014-07-28 08:26:52

New Series for Otolaryngologists Documents Surgical Techniques of Masters in the Field PHILADELPHIA, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry and students of medicine, introduced an innovative seven-volume series on the latest techniques in Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery. Written by a team of head and neck surgeons widely recognized as among the best in the world, the new...

2014-07-25 23:01:38

Due to the prevalence of social media, especially social media that makes use of photos, more and more people are seeking facial plastic surgery. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Art of Facial Surgery has recently stepped up to meet this demand, providing services to those in Toronto who are looking for minor touch-ups to make them more photogenic. According to a study done by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) and published in March of 2014,...

2014-07-24 12:27:48

Latest findings confirm natural pine bark extract significantly improves inner-ear-related ailments suffered by more than 50 million Americans including vertigo, hearing loss and unsteady gait HOBOKEN, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published in the June issue of the Minerva Medica found that supplementation with Pycnogenol(®) (pic-noj-en-all), a natural antioxidant plant extract from French maritime pine tree bark, significantly improves inner-ear blood flow, making it a...

2014-07-23 23:16:23

On July 17, 2014, ABC News reported that Kelly Ripa spoke freely on Watch What Happens Live about her regular Botox injections. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Medical Corporation comments on Ms. Ripa’s remarks and offers his suggestions for skin care maintenance. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 As reported on July 17, 2014 by ABC News, Kelly Ripa replied to a caller request to name her favorite beauty products, “Botox, that’s pretty much it.” Ms. Ripa went on to say that...

2014-07-22 08:31:27

Life changing hearing solution may become unavailable for those in need; the public is encouraged to take action to support continued coverage of the Baha Implant System CENTENNIAL, Colo., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announced today that it is advocating against a newly proposed Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) rule that would change the classification of the Cochlear(TM) Baha® Implant System...

2014-07-18 23:06:51

Renowned facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon in Salt Lake City, Utah introduces the MACS facelift procedure and discusses the similarities and differences of other popular mini facelift procedure options advertised today. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 “As anyone who has researched facelift techniques is aware, there is constant discussion and debate regarding various types of facelifts and neck lifts, possible results, and recovery time. Sometimes it almost seems...

2014-07-17 23:05:43

Dr. Todd Hobgood featured in Phoenix magazine’s Q&A section. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 One of Arizona’s largest area magazines, the Phoenix, is currently spotlighting local plastic surgeon, Dr. Todd Hobgood. In its Q&A session, the renowned physician is asked how a more youthful, natural appearance can be created, without leaving the patient looking ‘operated’ on. Named as the magazine’s Top Doctor in 2014, Dr. Hobgood is excited to share his innovative...

2014-07-16 23:09:15

Stop Tinnitus Forever is a new program which provides users with a natural and effective treatment plan which they can use for curing their tinnitus. A full review of Stop Tinnitus Forever on the site Vinamy.com indicates whether this program is worth buying or not. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 It can be easy for people to minimize hearing problems as “just” hearing problems. However, the truth is far from convenient: even though many hearing-impaired sufferers can actually...

2014-07-16 23:08:47

ATA has announced $110,000 in total grant funding for three tinnitus research projects, including several studies that may ultimately lead to new treatments for tinnitus. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 The American Tinnitus Association (ATA,) the world’s leading nonprofit membership organization for tinnitus patients and their supporters, is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual grants for tinnitus research. Each year ATA funds a select group of innovative research...

2014-07-11 23:03:17

VisitandCare.com today reported a dramatic increase in men seeking cosmetic surgery and hair transplant procedures, up 80 percent from July of last year. With exclusive medical tourism destinations in Turkey, Mexico, Belgium, UK, and South Korea, the company is helping male patients take advantage of exceptional surgery costs and get the look they have always desired. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 With the arrival of summer, VisitandCare.com today reported a dramatic increase in men...


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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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