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2014-10-13 23:00:46

Dr. Scotch, a board certified Otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor), became the first sinus surgeon to perform a 3D computer image guided balloon sinus dilation procedure at Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel. Wesley Chapel, FL (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Dr. Brett Scotch, a board certified Otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose and Throat doctor) is the first sinus surgeon to perform a cutting edge, minimally invasive 3D image guided sinus procedure in Pasco County. The landmark surgery took...

2014-10-10 23:06:48

Important sector of medical care will be discussed in new segments... (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 People who deal with dizziness, balance problems, hearing impairments, adenoid infections, allergies, GERD and other conditions linked to the ear, nose or throat may benefit from being examined and treated by an ENT specialist. While each of these organs serve a different purpose, they are all intertwined, and are often responsible for an exhaustive list of ailments. A new segment producer by...

2014-10-08 23:06:41

Dr. Louis DeJoseph and colleagues bring innovative, contemporary site to the public. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Premier Image Cosmetic and Laser Surgery has proudly unveiled a dazzling new website. Dr. Louis DeJoseph, well known for bringing cutting-edge technology to his patients, has revamped the page in order to meet evolving consumer needs. Created with the mobile device in mind, the Dr. DeJoseph’s responsive webpage makes reading on a tablet, smart phone, laptop, or PC...

2014-10-06 16:27:16

SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new long-term study publicized in Otology and Neurotology shows that SoundBite(TM) provides meaningful benefit for patients with Single-Sided Deafness, and that patient satisfaction with the device remains high. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140812/135522 The study, "A Novel Intraoral Bone Conduction Hearing Prosthesis: One Year Safety and Efficacy Study" reports the experience of 81 patients at nine sites who wore...

2014-10-02 23:03:16

For people considering hearing aids or those who have not been successful with hearing aids, Audiologists who use Probe Mic measures achieve greater success for hearing aid wearers. John Greer Clark, Ph.D. of Middletown, Ohio, recommends that all hearing aid fitted be verified with prove microphone measurements. Hamilton, Ohio (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 There are a lot of successful hearing aid users – people who would never go back to hearing like they did before and who frequently wish...

2014-10-02 08:24:47

Includes silent auction of signed sports memorabilia, game tickets, jewelry and artwork CHICAGO, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Participants at the 3(rd) Annual Oral Cancer Foundation Walk for Awareness of Northern Illinois will attempt to shatter their own world's record by raising $100,000 to support the cause of oral cancer awareness. The first two events raised approximately $70,000 and $88,000, respectively. The amounts are believed to be the most ever raised for oral...

2014-09-30 23:14:33

Austin plastic surgeon is one of a select few to be approved to train facial plastic surgeons. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Edward D. Buckingham, M.D., owner of the Buckingham Center for Facial Plastic Surgery, has been approved to be a director of a fellowship for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) fellowship program. The announcement came last week from the AAFPRS during their meeting in Orlando, Florida. The Educational and Research...

2014-09-29 23:13:34

The Center for Ear Nose Throat & Allergy (CENTA) is a thriving otolaryngology practice providing head and neck surgery and allergy services to patients from throughout the Midwest. With its recent adoption of the Diagnotes® HIPAA-compliant mobile communication system, CENTA has added innovative, state-of-the-art communications to its tool kit of pioneering medical technologies. Indianapolis, Ind. (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The Center for Ear Nose Throat & Allergy (CENTA) is a...

2014-09-24 23:10:18

Relationship to Improve Timely Access to Care for Pediatric Patients Impacted by Diseases of the Head and Neck Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA), the largest ear, nose, throat, allergy, and audiology practice in the country, and Montefiore Medical Center, the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, today announced an affiliation to help improve access to comprehensive care for pediatric patients...

2014-09-24 23:07:01

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Audiological Devices markets. Global market for Audiological Devices is forecast to reach US$10.2 billion by 2020, spurred by increasing incidence of hearing loss, aging population, technology advancements, and robust demand from emerging economies. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Demand for audiological devices is intrinsically linked to the alarming rise in prevalence of mild to...


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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