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Latest Otolaryngology Stories

2014-06-18 23:10:35

Healthpointe’s Anaheim center offers a solid Otolaryngology program with the help of the well-established and highly regarded Dr. Nazih M.

2014-06-17 23:04:19

Effective September, 1, 2014, Otolaryngologist/Head and Neck Surgeon/Fellowship trained Rhinologist Alexis M.

2014-06-16 23:12:56

People 55 and older make up increasingly larger proportions of patients seeking wrinkle-relaxing injections and soft-tissue fillers, according to a survey of ASDS member dermatologists.

2014-06-16 23:01:25

What’s New: A Bionic Future for Hearing Aids Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 The Center for Audiology welcomes hearing aid users to the future.

2014-06-12 08:30:08

Oleh Slupchynskyj, MD, FACS, Director and Founder of The Aesthetic Facial Surgery Center of New York and New Jersey, named to distinguished list for the second year in a row. NEW YORK,

2014-06-10 23:02:48

Dr. Sal Taliercio, fellowship trained laryngologist, will begin practicing full-time at ENTA’s Sleepy Hollow site, located at 358 North Broadway, beginning August 1st, 2014. Dr.

2014-06-09 16:25:44

Southern California Surgeon Notes Shifting Trends in Breast Augmentation NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no longer DDs or bust for women seeking breast augmentation

2014-06-09 04:21:06

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark Karan, former lead guitarist for the post Grateful Dead band, The Other Ones, and Joe Pulitano, drummer for the Grateful Dead


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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.