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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...

2014-09-17 23:01:11

On August 5, 2014, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration issued a report on the illegal use of the Expression product as an injectable dermal filler. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Medical Corporation comments on the report and warns patients to beware of unscrupulous providers. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 According to an August 5, 2014 U.S. Food & Drug Administration report titled “Adverse Events Associated with Use of Enhancement Medical's "Expression"...

2014-09-17 08:30:04

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhinoplasty surgery, also known as "nose reshaping" or "nose job" was the second most requested cosmetic surgical procedure for 2013, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Yet, nose reshaping is considered one of the most complex of facial plastic surgery procedures for a surgeon to perform. After having Rhinoplasty surgery, not all patients see the results they initially desired, making Rhinoplasty a highly revised...

2014-09-16 23:07:47

Respected cosmetic surgeon recognized by Naples Illustrated magazine Naples, FL (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Dr. Anurag Agarwal, M.D., F.A.C.S., has been named one of Naples’ “Super Men” in the September 2014 issue of Naples Illustrated magazine. Dr. Agarwal is the owner and medical director of the Aesthetic Surgery Center in Naples where he has gained an impeccable reputation for his work as a facial plastic surgeon. Not only is Dr. Agarwal respected for his cosmetic work, but he...

2014-09-12 23:06:13

Dr. Kimberly Butterwick comments on the rising trend of noninvasive, natural-looking cosmetic procedures among men and women over age 55. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 According to an article published recently by AARP, more and more men and women over the age of 55 are opting for nonsurgical cosmetic procedures to restore youth and vitality to their appearance. Expert, board-certified dermatologist Dr. Kimberly Butterwick of Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in San Diego discusses...


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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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