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Latest Otolaryngology Stories

2014-08-12 12:28:33

Dr. Raymond Kaufman acts as a facial plastic surgeon as well as an ear, nose, and throat expert to provide his patients with a wide array of specialized treatments. BUTTE, Mont., Aug.

2014-08-11 23:06:19

Recently, Orange County facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Kevin Sadati, released a new before and after photo gallery of his cosmetic surgery patients.

2014-08-05 23:08:50

Dr. Kevin Sadati, a board certified ENT specialist and facial plastic surgeon located in Orange County, discusses this year's most popular nose surgeries. Dr.

2014-08-01 10:35:50

Physicians at Johns Hopkins have developed blood and saliva tests that help accurately predict recurrences of HPV-linked oral cancers in a substantial number of patients.

2014-07-31 23:12:54

Dallas plastic surgeon and facelift specialist

2014-07-31 23:01:37

North Shore Center for Facial Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery, overseen by board-certified cosmetic surgeon Dr.

2014-07-30 23:13:27

Tinnitus company increases awareness and understanding of ringing in the ears. WESTMINSTER, Colo.


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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quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.