Bedside Injection Medialization Laryngoplasty in Immediate Postoperative Patients

Conclusion Bedside injection medialization laryngoplasty in the immediate postoperative period via the transoral approach can be performed in patients, even in the intensive care unit, while on anticoagulation, and may be of benefit for hospitalized patients with unilateral vocal fold immobility. Further studies quantifying improvement in voice and swallowing data are merited. (Source: Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery)

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Prognostic Factors and Treatment Outcomes of Parotid Gland Cancer: A 10-Year Single-Center Experience

Conclusion Our single-center experience with parotid gland cancer treatment is consistent with the literature. Cervical lymph node metastasis and high maximum standardized uptake value are associated with poor survival in parotid gland cancer. (Source: Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery)

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«Beaned»: A 5-Year Analysis of Baseball-Related Injuries of the Face

Conclusion The overall incidence of ED visits due to baseball-related facial injuries has decreased over the past 5 years, concurrent with increased societal use of protective equipment. Nonetheless, these injuries remain a common source for ED visits, and a continued effort to utilize safety measures should be made, particularly in youth leagues. (Source: Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery)

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