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2014-04-16 23:03:37

Ask Encore Dental Care about oral cancer screenings during Oral Cancer Awareness Month in April. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, which means it’s the perfect time to get an oral cancer screening. Dr. Lilia Martinez Cyr at Encore Dental Care is available to provide oral cancer screenings for interested patients. Awareness is continuing to grow about oral cancer, which continues to increase in terms of rate of occurrence. According to the Oral...

2014-04-15 23:09:06

On Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 12 p.m. PDT, Dr. Babak Azizzadeh will host the webinar, ‘Facial Reanimation Options Associated with Acoustic Neuroma’ for ANA members. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Dr. Babak Azizzadeh of the Facial Paralysis Institute in Beverly Hills announced today that he will present a webinar for the Acoustic Neuroma Association on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 12 p.m. PDT. The webinar, which is free for Acoustic Neuroma Association members, is titled,...

2014-04-14 23:08:54

Over 8,000 Americans die of oral cancer every year. Drs. Aalam and Krivitsky, founders of West LA’s CENTER for Advanced Periodontal & Implant Therapy, invite patients to observe Oral Cancer Awareness Month by getting a potentially lifesaving oral cancer screening. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. The Oral Cancer Foundation (OCF) has announced a national screening campaign to end oral cancer. At the CENTER for Advanced Periodontal &...

2014-04-14 12:37:15

The four-location ENT practice looks to its new MiniCAT CT Scanners to provide a new level of quick and comprehensive care for patients RICHMOND, Va., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia ENT, the four-location ear, nose and throat health practice with offices throughout Richmond and the Tri-Cities, just added a ground-breaking piece of technology to their repository: Xoran MiniCAT CT Scanners are now accessible at their West End and Midlothian locations. The new technology is...

2014-04-12 23:02:34

During Cancer Control Month, patients can now see Drs. Scott Cohen, Rodney Horvat and Richard Chace, a periodontist team in Winter Park, FL, for oral cancer screenings. These screenings may help increase oral cancer survival rates when done consistently, allowing professionals to identify and treat precancerous lesions before they develop into mouth cancer. Winter Park, FL (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 Patients in Orange County can honor Cancer Control Month this April by being screened for...

2014-04-11 23:24:28

Carlo Honrado, MD, Beverly Hills facial plastic surgeon, now performs revolutionary ThermiLift procedure Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Dr. Carlo Honrado, facial plastic expert in Beverly Hills, is proud to introduce ThermiLift, an innovative and revolutionary new facelift procedure, to his Los Angeles patients. As one of the first physicians in the nation to possess this cutting edge technology, and serving on the Board of Directors for the impressive treatment, Dr. Honrado is...

2014-04-11 23:04:20

Dr. Babak Azizzadeh, Director of the CENTER for Advanced Facial Plastic Surgery in Beverly Hills, comments on recent plastic surgery statistics that show an increase in male plastic surgery procedures. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Today Dr. Babak Azizzadeh of the CENTER for Advanced Facial Plastic Surgery in Beverly Hills commented on the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery’s recent report on cosmetic procedures performed in the United States during 2013. More...

2014-04-11 23:03:06

Dr. Michael Schwarz offers patients the minimally invasive Balloon Sinuplasty and reveals new responsive design website. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 For the millions of patients diagnosed with sinusitis every year, the Balloon Sinuplasty can be a life-changing procedure. Characterized by sinus pressure, facial swelling, headaches, and dental pain, Sinusitis can cause patients to feel run-down and overall unwell. The Balloon Sinuplasty offered by Dr. Michael Schwartz is a...

2014-04-10 23:27:37

With April designated as Cancer Control Month, Austin, TX dentist Dr. David A. Baker of Westlake Family Dental Care is encouraging all area residents to schedule a preventative oral cancer screening. As with any disease, early detection of oral cancers is critical to the ability to successful treatment, making the need for regular dental care in Austin, TX an important part of taking care of yourself and your health. Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Dr. David A. Baker of Westlake Family...

2014-04-10 23:25:20

Dr. Kevin Sadati, a board certified ENT surgeon, recently announced he will be performing advanced, minimally invasive in-office nose and sinus surgery procedures. These procedures are designed to be both convenient and effective for Orange County patients. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Patients in Newport Beach and throughout Orange County now have minimally invasive in-office options for nose and sinus procedures. Whether a person is looking to address their snoring issues or...


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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