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2014-05-14 23:10:04

World-Renowned Facial Plastic Surgeon Babak Azizzadeh, MD, FACS Comments on New Report by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 In response to a new report by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Dr. Babak Azizzadeh of the CENTER for Advanced Facial Plastic Surgery in Beverly Hills today shared his expert knowledge of the most in-demand cosmetic surgery procedures. The report stated that 15.1 million cosmetic surgery procedures took place in...

2014-05-13 23:02:29

When Wayne Eisman, MD, decided not to run for reelection as President of ENTA—a post he has held successfully for the past 16 years—the Practice turned to another proven veteran they were certain could provide the needed leadership and vision to guide them through the accelerating changes being faced in the medical landscape. That person is Robert Green, MD. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The challenges and responsibilities of helping to lead a medical practice as large, dynamic...

2014-05-12 23:10:01

Recipients Honored for Making the World a Better Place by Advancing Listening and Spoken Language for Individuals Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) recently honored award recipients for its prestigious awards. The AG Bell awards have a rich, 50-year history of recognizing those who have made the world a better place for children and adults with hearing loss by advancing...

2014-05-07 08:32:02

DETROIT, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Doctors with the Head and Neck Oncology Multidisciplinary Team at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center are using Google Glass to enhance communication following a patient's surgery. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO Google Glass is a hands-free, eyewear device that facilitates communication and interaction within the wearer's surroundings. The device combines a computerized central processing unit with a...

2014-05-06 08:33:47

NEW YORK, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an article published in the May 2014 issue of Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America, Andrew Jacono, M.D., F.A.C.S., director of the New York Center for Facial Plastic and Laser Surgery, reveals his signature vertical neck lift surgery. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140505/84548 The article details Dr. Jacono's technique, an extended deep plane facelift in which the neck skin and its underling muscles (the SMAS-platysma...

2014-05-05 08:27:24

Congenital Deafblindness is Robbing 6-year-old of Sight and Sound PHILADELPHIA, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents' worst nightmares are that something is wrong with their children. In the case of Henry Norton, his parents, Kim and Philip, knew from birth he was deaf but at age 5 Henry started losing his vision. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140504/83963 Henry has Usher Syndrome Type 2c: hereditary deafblindness. Usher Syndrome is rare, but Type 2c is rarer...

2014-05-03 23:01:19

Noting that patients are experiencing more allergy symptoms leading to worsening chronic sinusitis than ever before, Dr. Kevin Sadati has created a tip sheet to help patients understand their treatment options. Minimally invasive balloon sinus dilation is a sinus treatment option for patients throughout Newport Beach and the Orange County area who are suffering from unpleasant chronic sinus problems. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 Allergy season is on the horizon, and more people...

2014-05-02 08:25:56

TORONTO, May 2, 2014 /CNW/ - High school and elementary students across Canada are being encouraged to "dress loud" on Friday, May 2 to raise awareness for hearing loss during Speech and Hearing Awareness Month. Advocacy group VOICE for Hearing Impaired Children is encouraging students to get out their loudest, wildest, wackiest clothing on Dress Loud Day and to donate a toonie (or more) to VOICE and the cause of hearing loss awareness. Businesses are encouraged to Dress Loud at...

2014-05-01 23:12:21

Midtown Dentistry is introducing the Oral ID cancer screening system to ensure checks are fast and accurate. Screening is quick, easy and very comfortable. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Midtown Dentistry in Houston has begun an innovative new oral cancer screening program, using the Oral ID system. This is a device that uses fluorescence technology to help pick up any early signs of lesions or changes to the skin inside your mouth. The blue florescent light illuminates any cells that are abnormal...

2014-05-01 12:32:47

TORONTO, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - 2014 marks the 50(th) year that VOICE for Hearing Impaired Children (VOICE) has been supporting Canadian families of children with hearing loss so they might learn to hear listen and speak. Started as a small parent advocacy group in Toronto, VOICE has grown into a national organization advocating for thousands of children with hearing loss. VOICE provides families with parent support, public education programs, advocacy for the rights of children...


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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  • A stinking tobacco.
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