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2014-04-11 23:04:20

Dr. Babak Azizzadeh, Director of the CENTER for Advanced Facial Plastic Surgery in Beverly Hills, comments on recent plastic surgery statistics that show an increase in male plastic surgery procedures. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Today Dr. Babak Azizzadeh of the CENTER for Advanced Facial Plastic Surgery in Beverly Hills commented on the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery’s recent report on cosmetic procedures performed in the United States during 2013. More...

2014-04-11 23:03:06

Dr. Michael Schwarz offers patients the minimally invasive Balloon Sinuplasty and reveals new responsive design website. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 For the millions of patients diagnosed with sinusitis every year, the Balloon Sinuplasty can be a life-changing procedure. Characterized by sinus pressure, facial swelling, headaches, and dental pain, Sinusitis can cause patients to feel run-down and overall unwell. The Balloon Sinuplasty offered by Dr. Michael Schwartz is a...

2014-04-10 23:27:37

With April designated as Cancer Control Month, Austin, TX dentist Dr. David A. Baker of Westlake Family Dental Care is encouraging all area residents to schedule a preventative oral cancer screening. As with any disease, early detection of oral cancers is critical to the ability to successful treatment, making the need for regular dental care in Austin, TX an important part of taking care of yourself and your health. Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Dr. David A. Baker of Westlake Family...

2014-04-10 23:25:20

Dr. Kevin Sadati, a board certified ENT surgeon, recently announced he will be performing advanced, minimally invasive in-office nose and sinus surgery procedures. These procedures are designed to be both convenient and effective for Orange County patients. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Patients in Newport Beach and throughout Orange County now have minimally invasive in-office options for nose and sinus procedures. Whether a person is looking to address their snoring issues or...

2014-04-09 11:41:42

Results from the study could help determine potential treatment options A quartet of proteins that play critical roles in cell replication, cell death, and DNA repair could lead to better targets for therapy against treatment-resistant head-and-neck squamous cell cancers. In a study to be presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2014 on Tuesday, April 8, Ranee Mehra, MD, a medical oncologist who specializes in head and neck cancers at Fox Chase Cancer Center, and colleagues, showed a...

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...


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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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