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2014-02-04 23:25:06

Broken noses and nasal fractures are common injuries, although treatment options and the risk of not fixing a nasal fracture is often misunderstood by patients. Board certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon, as well as ENT specialist Dr. Kevin Sadati, has released a new tip sheet with important information about nasal fractures. (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The nose is a sensitive structure that protrudes from the center of the face, so it comes as no surprise that nasal...

2014-02-04 11:13:20

With one in every 123 people in the United States affected by Acute Otits Externa or "swimmer's ear" each year, the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation released an evidence-based guideline to improve the diagnosis and treatment. The guideline, updated from 2006, was published Monday in the journal Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery. "Swimmer's ear affects nearly 1 in 100 people annually and may cause intense pain. Eardrops offer prompt relief, but...

2014-02-03 12:29:24

DALLAS, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Craig Schwimmer, MD, MPH, FACS, Founder and CEO of Snoring Center USA, LLC, is pleased to announce the formation of Pillar Palatal, LLC, and it's acquisition of the Pillar Procedure business from Medtronic, Inc. effective January 17, 2014. The Pillar Procedure is an FDA cleared, minimally invasive treatment for snoring and mild-to-moderate obstructive sleep apnea. Over 45,000 patients worldwide have received the Pillar Procedure. For more...

2014-01-30 23:22:15

Sound Relief Hearing Center adds the latest Neuromonics tinnitus treatment device The Haven™ to its extensive line of treatment options. This easy-to-use device will help tinnitus sufferers manage symptoms on demand. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 The Haven™ is Neuromonics' newest product to help individuals suffering from tinnitus, the condition often described as buzzing, ringing, hissing, humming, roaring, whistling or “ringing in the ears” that someone hears in...

2014-01-30 16:24:58

NFL Player with Severe Hearing Loss - Showing Anything is Possible WARRENVILLE, Ill., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Derrick Coleman, the first legally deaf offensive player in the NFL, takes the field on Super Sunday - he will set another first, as the only deaf player to play in The Big Game. Derrick will be cheered on not only by Seattle Seahawks' fans, but also by those whose lives have been affected by hearing loss. HearingLikeMe an online community sponsored by Phonak, a...

2014-01-29 23:26:43

Dr. Amir M. Karam has moved into a new office that now includes an expanded menu of facial rejuvenation treatment options. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Amir M. Karam, MD of Carmel Valley Facial Plastic Surgery, is proud to debut a spacious 4,000 square foot office. Now located conveniently off of the 5 and the 56 freeways, the spacious location has additional treatment rooms, separate patient entrance and exits, two full surgical suites, and a peaceful recovery room. “We are...

2014-01-29 23:00:58

People are living longer, healthier, more productive lives, so it’s natural that they want to look as vibrant as they feel. A premier plastic surgeon shares techniques for achieving a more youthful look. New York, New York (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 “Health-conscious people are often the first to understand the value of facial cosmetic surgery,” observes Dr. Konstantin Vasyukevich, widely recognized as New York City’s premier facial plastic surgeon. “People who have embraced a...

2014-01-29 23:00:33

Teaneck, NJ periodontist Dr. Susan Goldfarb recently began offering BOTOX® and Dysport Cosmetic services, so Bergen County patients can now improve the look of moderate-to-severe frown lines with a simple, nonsurgical treatment directly injected into the muscles between the eyebrows, around the eyes, lips and forehead. Teaneck, NJ (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Dr. Susan Goldfarb’s Teaneck, NJ dental patients can now improve their skin as well as their smiles with BOTOX® and Dysport...

2014-01-29 16:28:08

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week a woman took off her clothes and jumped to her death from a fifteen story Beverly Hills building. According to The Hollywood Reporter, she underwent a facelift. Due to the long surgery under anesthesia, she was reportedly kept overnight for observation and woke up the next day agitated and aggressive. Her change of mental status may have been from a reaction to anesthesia. Post surgery depression is a common known risk...

2014-01-29 08:28:58

AAFPRS Survey Shows Changing Attitudes on Turning 50 WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With beauty icons and powerhouses like Michelle Obama and Barbie® turning 50 this year, now is the perfect time to reassess how we think and feel about that big birthday. Previously dreaded as a precursor of sagging, wrinkles and hair loss ahead, the newest bunch of celebrities to become quinquagenarians are defying what it means to be a traditional 50 year old. The general consensus is...


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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