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2014-04-07 15:53:35

Patients with cancer of the throat and who are positive for the Human Papilloma virus (HPV+) have a good prognosis, but until now the effect of being HPV+ on the prognosis of tumors located elsewhere in the head and neck was unknown. Danish researchers have now shown that HPV status appears to have no prognostic effect on the outcome of primary radiotherapy in head and neck cancer outside the oropharynx (the part of the throat located behind the mouth, and which contains the soft palate and...

2014-04-05 23:01:34

Orange County residents who are considering facial plastic surgery, and/or reconstructive surgery, must realize the importance of securing an expert facial plastic & reconstructive surgeon. This tip sheet is designed to help patients identify a qualified surgeon and choose the medical professional who best fits for their surgery needs. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 05, 2014 Facial plastic surgery procedures, like face lifts and rhinoplasty, are relatively common in Orange County....

2014-04-04 23:42:02

Top Cosmetic Surgeon, Dr. Michael Macri of Macri MD Medispa & Laser Center of NJ & NY, is proud to offer his patients Juvederm Voluma long lasting Dermal Filler. Westwood, New Jersey (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Dr. Michael Macri of Macri MD Medispa & Laser Center of NJ & NY is proud to launch the newest dermal filler to his practice Juvederm Voluma. It's the first and only filler FDA-approved to instantly add volume to the cheek area. It gives you a subtle lift adding...

2014-04-04 23:39:39

In recognition of April as Oral Cancer Awareness Month, Grandview Dental Care is offering complimentary oral cancer screenings as a service to the Columbus, Ohio community. More than 43,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancers this year alone, and oral cancers kill one person every hour of every day. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Grandview Dental Care is offering complimentary oral cancer screenings from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16 and Monday, April 28....

2014-04-04 08:25:14

Three distinguished experts add strength to the foundation's independent advisory body WARRENVILLE, Ill., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hear the World Foundation welcomes three new members, all notable figures from the world of audiology, to its Advisory Board. Distinguished experts Dr. Beatriz Novaes and Dr. Orozimbo A. Costa from Brazil and Andrea Bohnert from Germany were voted onto the Advisory Board in March 2014. With their support, the foundation will be able to further...

2014-03-31 23:34:24

Tinnitus treatment options are constantly expanding as new research is conducted into this debilitating disorder.The experts at The Hearing Center of Lake Charles, Inc. share their expanded tinnitus therapy options available in Lake Charles, LA. Lake Charles, LA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Approximately 50 million Americans between the ages of 60 and 75 are experiencing a hearing condition identified as Tinnitus. More prevalent in men than women, the key manifestation of ringing ears is...

2014-03-31 23:33:52

DailyGossip.org informs in its latest review that the Tinnitus Miracle program can be a simple and effective method to achieve tinnitus cure. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Tinnitus is a difficult condition to live with, causing disturbing and discouraging symptoms. The review published by Daily Gossip Magazine reveals that this new natural program can be quite helpful in achieving a faster tinnitus cure, at least this is what its author claims. The Tinnitus Miracle program was...

2014-03-31 23:29:14

Dr. Andres Bustillo Announces New Usage of Google Glass to Enhance Surgical Experience for Patients Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Based in Coral Gables, Florida, renowned facial plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Bustillo has begun implementing a revolutionary new technology that can allow him to photograph and video the surgery process hands free. Google Glass has been enabling its users to document many things, all with voice activation; Dr. Bustillo is among the first plastic surgeons to...

2014-03-31 23:29:01

Nonsurgical cosmetic facility Skinspirations says liquid facelifts have come into high demand, but accompanying the increased interest is also a rise in illegal injectables. Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Liquid facelifts rank as the top nonsurgical cosmetic procedure in the nation, an accomplishment overshadowed as the demand for Botox and fillers has triggered a rise in illegal injectables (1), despite repeated warnings of the associated risks. Dr. Cynthia Elliott, owner of...

2014-03-31 23:22:40

Tinnitus treatment options are constantly expanding as new research is conducted into this debilitating disorder. The tinnitus therapy options below are now available from Adobe Hearing Center in Tucson, AZ. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Approximately fifty million Americans between the ages of 60 and 75 are experiencing a hearing disorder generally known as tinnitus. The main characteristic of tinnitus, which generally strikes considerably more men than women, is hearing sounds that...


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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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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