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2014-08-15 23:04:58

As part of the recovery process in cosmetic surgery many Orange County patients find that they experience bruising, swelling or a combination of the two immediately following procedures, like a facelift. However, Orange County facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Kevin Sadati recently revealed his tips to minimizing his patient’s post-operative recovery. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Dr. Kevin Sadati’s cosmetic surgery patients, especially those who undergo his world-renowned...

2014-08-15 08:24:17

HOUSTON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce Dr. Ellis M. Arjmand as the new chief of otolaryngology. Arjmand, whose appointment is effective today, has also been appointed the Bobby Alford Endowed Chair in pediatric otolaryngology, and the director of practice standards and faculty development for the department of surgery at Texas Children's. Arjmand will also be professor of otolaryngology and pediatrics at Baylor College of...

2014-08-13 23:11:03

Tinnitus Company Extends Special Pricing, Support on Devices to Help Ringing in the Ears Westminster, CO (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Neuromonics, Inc., manufacturer and distributor of clinically proven tinnitus treatment devices, has signed a new reseller agreement with Elite Hearing Network. Elite will offer special pricing, marketing, training and other support for all Neuromonics products to its network of 800 clinicians through the agreement. Elite provides business support services to...

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. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When a person is in need of treatment--especially emergency treatment--the last thing they need to go through is a series of referrals from doctor to doctor to receive the care they need. With this in mind, Dr. Raymond Kaufman runs a practice that offers a full spectrum of...

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. The Gallery of Cosmetic Surgery’s photo gallery has been enhanced for the best possible user experience, which now allows patients to better visualize their cosmetic surgery results with more before and after photos and additional views of each patient. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Orange County’s Gallery of Cosmetic Surgery...

2014-08-11 20:25:01

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) adopts a new rule proposed in July, people with certain types of hearing loss will no longer be able to secure Medicare coverage for certain types of hearing prosthetics that have been covered since 2006. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130531/LA23942 The problem stems from a proposed rule being considered by CMS that would reclassify osseointegrated hearing implants, such...

2014-08-06 23:05:15

Dr. Edward Buckingham's scores are among the highest in the United States. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 The Austin area is pleased to know that one of their own, Dr. Edward Buckingham, has recently completed his Board Recertification. The rigorous process, developed by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ABFPRS), is designed to assess if a surgeon continues to posses the required skills. Dr. Buckingham, the founder of Buckingham Center for Facial...

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. Kevin Sadati discusses both surgical and non-surgical nose procedure options, and how his patients find that summer to be the best time of year for nose surgery recovery. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Orange County residents are deciding that summer is the perfect time to have Rhinoplasty, Septoplasty and sinus...

2014-08-01 10:35:50

Johns Hopkins Medicine 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. The tests screen for DNA fragments of the human papillomavirus (HPV) shed from cancer cells lingering in the mouth or other parts of the body. A description of the development is published in the July 31 issue of JAMA Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. "There is a window of opportunity...

2014-07-31 23:12:54

Dallas plastic surgeon and facelift specialist Dr. Rod J. Rohrich presented live demonstrations of facial anatomy, facial surgical procedures, and optimal applications of cosmetic facial fillers at the 10th annual Summer Meeting of the Cosmetic Bootcamp. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 During an annual summer didactic and live technique symposium, Dr. Rod J. Rohrich, Dallas plastic surgeon and a member of the faculty at UT Southwestern Medical Center, delivered a comprehensive...


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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