Browse abstracts from the American Head and Neck Society 2016 Annual Meeting. Topics include
head and neck surgery, radiology, and oncology.
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Original Investigation | September 29, 2016 FREE ONLINE FIRST
Device Life of the Tracheoesophageal Voice Prosthesis Revisited
This observational study examined voice prosthesis device life across 390 patients in a large cancer hospital in the United States.
Original Investigation | September 22, 2016 ONLINE FIRST
Office-Based vs OR Management of Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis
This medical record review of adult patients with recurrent respiratory papillomatosis investigates whether demographic or disease characteristics differ between patients undergoing office-based vs traditional operating room surgical treatment approaches.
Original Investigation | September 15, 2016 ONLINE FIRST
Increases in the Rate of Age-Related Hearing Loss in the Older Old
This medical record review uses audiometric evaluations at an academic medical center to determine if the rate of age-related hearing loss is constant in the older old.
Original Investigation | September 8, 2016 ONLINE FIRST
Chronic Sinusitis and Risk of Head and Neck Cancer in US Elderly
This study uses SEER-Medicare data to evaluate the associations of chronic sinusitis with subsequent head and neck cancers, including nasopharyngeal cancer, human papillomavirus–related oropharyngeal cancer, and nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer.
Original Investigation | September 1, 2016 ONLINE FIRST
EMR Implementation and Otolaryngologist Productivity
This observational study examines the association between transitioning to an electronic medical record system and physician productivity in otolaryngology.
Interview with Emily F. Boss, MD, author of "You Have to Be Sure Before Someone Cuts on Your Baby:" Parent Decisions for Children Who Snore
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Spray Cryotherapy Application
Video demonstrates application of spray cryotherapy followed by balloon dilatation in a woman in her 50s who developed posttracheotomy tracheal stenosis.
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