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2014-03-20 16:26:44

Public Can Get Free Screenings During Oral Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week®, April 20-26 NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A first-of-its-kind study shows that sore throat and neck mass are the most common initial symptoms of a form of oral, head and neck cancer that is rapidly increasing in incidence, oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC). The study, published online March 20, 2014 in JAMA Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, cites sore throat as the most...

2014-03-19 23:32:13

Several clients from other offices have come to Dr. Weiner to remove lumps, asymmetries, and swelling from HA dermal fillers and Dr. Weiner removes these undesired results with hyaluronidase injections. Sometimes, the improvements can be seen within minutes, but it can take up to 24 hours to see the full result, and possibly a second treatment is needed. Destin, FL (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Hyaluronic Acid dermal fillers are the most popular fillers used worldwide. In the United States,...

2014-03-19 23:23:54

Improved and Fully Responsive Website Will Enhance User Experience for Wisconsin Practice Mequon, WI (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Dr. Andrew Campbell, founder of Campbell Facial Plastic Surgery and Quintessa Medical Spa in Mequon and Sheboygan, Wisconsin, has revealed some major changes to the practice’s website, now equipped with a fully responsive web design. Located online at http://www.campbellplastics.com, this redesigned site offers a simplified viewing experience for any use, browsing...

2014-03-18 23:28:37

There is no known cure for tinnitus, but there are tinnitus treatment options available that can help a great deal. The following tinnitus therapy options are now available from Hearing Care Specialists in Hopkins, MN Hopkins, MN (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Nearly 50 million US citizens between the ages of 60 and 75 are experiencing a hearing disorder generally known as tinnitus. The main symptom of ringing in the ears, which disturbs a great deal more men than women, is hearing tones which...

2014-03-18 23:27:54

Tinnitus treatment options are constantly expanding as new research is conducted into this debilitating disorder. Hearing Aid Associates is now offering expanded tinnitus treatment options. Lancaster, PA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Ringing in the ears (tinnitus) is a hearing ailment that impacts approximately fifty million US citizens between 60 and 75 years of age. More common in men than women, the principal characteristic of ringing ears is hearing tones which no one else can hear. Tinnitus...

2014-03-18 23:26:18

Dr. Babak Azizzadeh, Director of the Institute for Rhinoplasty and Nasal Reconstruction in Beverly Hills, explains why only select individuals should consider non-surgical rhinoplasty. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Dr. Babak Azizzadeh of the Institute for Rhinoplasty and Nasal Reconstruction in Beverly Hills today shared his expert knowledge of rhinoplasty surgery amidst the rise in popularity of non-surgical rhinoplasty treatments to address aesthetic issues of the nose....

2014-03-18 23:21:35

Lakeview Surgery Centre redesigns website for better online presence. Barrie, ON (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Lakeview Surgery Centre, Barrie’s first cosmetic surgery clinic, announces the launch of their new website. The redesign provides visitors information about cosmetic surgery, facial rejuvenation and beauty, featuring modern and clean elements that facilitate user experience. “A common complaint we heard about our previous website was how difficult it was to find anything, ” Dr....

2014-03-17 23:24:19

There is no known cure for tinnitus, but there are tinnitus treatment options available that can help a great deal. Geneva Hearing Services is now offering expanded tinnitus treatment options. Geneva, IL (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Nearly 50 million Americans between 60 and 75 are suffering from a hearing disorder known as tinnitus. The principal sign of tinnitus, which usually impacts more men than women, is hearing tones that nobody is able to hear. Tinnitus is usually not considered a...

2014-03-17 23:24:03

Tinnitus treatment options are constantly expanding as new research is conducted into this debilitating disorder. The following tinnitus therapy options are now available from Hear for Life Hearing Aid Centers in Fresno, CA. Fresno, CA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 About 50 million Americans between 60 and 75 are suffering from a hearing condition known as tinnitus. More prevalent in men than women, the primary manifestation of tinnitus is hearing sounds that no one else can hear. Tinnitus is...

2014-03-17 23:23:59

There is no known cure for tinnitus, but there are tinnitus treatment options available that can help a great deal. The following tinnitus therapy options are now available from Maico Audiological Services in Newport News, VA. Newport News, VA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Ringing in the ears is a hearing condition that affects an estimated fifty million US citizens somewhere between 60 and 75 years old. More prevalent in men as compared to women, the principal manifestation of ringing ears 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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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