Meniere Disease Is a Heterogeneous Condition
TUESDAY, Feb. 6, 2024 -- Meniere disease is a heterogeneous condition with subgroups characterized by specific clinical features, according to a study published online Jan. 6 in The Laryngoscope. John Phillips, Ph.D., from the Norfolk and Norwich... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 6, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FAPI-PET shows promise in head and neck cancer patients
In this study, the researchers tested the approach for the first time in head and neck cancer patients with tumors of unknown origin in a prospective clinical trial.PET/CT and MR images of a 72-year-old woman. (A) F-18 FDG-PET images (left and top) and PET/CT images (bottom) shown in coronal, sagittal, and axial views (from left to right), demonstrated a metastatic lymph node of the right neck with intensive metabolic activity (black arrow, SUVmax, 30.1) but presented no evidence for primary tumor. (B) Ga-68 FAPI-PET images (top and right) and PET/CT images (bottom), shown in axial, sagittal, and coronal views (from left t...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 26, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: Will Morton Tags: Molecular Imaging Radiation Oncology/Therapy Source Type: news

Thicker Choroid, Haller Layer Seen on Ipsilateral Side in Meniere Disease
FRIDAY, Dec. 1, 2023 -- Patients with Meniere disease (MD) have a thicker choroid and Haller layer on the ipsilateral side than controls, according to a study published online Nov. 2 in The Laryngoscope. Maliheh Akbarpour, M.D., from the Guilan... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 1, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What Causes Dysphagia?
Discussion Swallowing is a complex process with 4 phases: Preparatory – food is moistened with saliva, chewed and prepared into a bolus by teeth, tongue and hard palate. Oral – food bolus is moved into oropharynx by tongue and triggers the swallow reflex. Soft palate elevates to prevent nasopharyngeal reflux. Pharyngeal – food bolus is moved through the oropharynx and hypopharynx to the esophagus. Respiration stops briefly with vocal fold adduction and larynx elevation to prevent aspiration. Esophageal – the cricopharyngeaul muscle relaxes which allows the food bolus into the esophagus where it is ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 16, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Neighborhood Disadvantage Not Tied to Severe Sleep Apnea in Children
TUESDAY, Aug. 15, 2023 -- Neighborhood-level social disadvantage is not significantly associated with severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in children, according to a study published online June 20 in Laryngoscope Investigative... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 15, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gadolinium-Enhanced MRI Can Differentiate Meniere From Vestibular Migraine
MONDAY, Aug. 7, 2023 -- Gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the inner ear can help differentiate Meniere disease (MD) from vestibular migraine (VM), according to a study published online June 26 in The Laryngoscope. Heng Xiao,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 7, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What Are Treatments for Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis?
Discussion Human papilloma virus (HPV) is a member of the Papillomaviridae virus family with over a 150 different subtypes. HPV can cause cervical, genital and respiratory tract papillomas. HPV is often benign but can cause anogenital, cervical and head and neck cancers. Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP) is uncommon but can cause significant morbidity while awaiting the body’s immune system to respond. There is a juvenile and adult form, and the incidence varies between 2-4/100,000 in the pediatric population. The juvenile form frequently occurs between 3.6-6 years of age and in general the younger the patie...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 31, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Successful Intubation on First Attempt Improved With Video Laryngoscopy
WEDNESDAY, June 21, 2023 -- The use of video laryngoscopy results in a higher incidence of successful intubation on the first attempt among critically ill adults undergoing tracheal intubation in an emergency department or intensive care unit,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 21, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mortality Increased for Children Whose Caregivers Decline Tracheostomy
WEDNESDAY, June 21, 2023 -- Less than half of critically ill children survive when caregivers decline tracheostomy placement, according to a study published online April 25 in The Laryngoscope. Palmila Liu, M.D., from the University of Texas... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 21, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Video Laryngoscopy Wins for Tracheal Intubation on the First Try
(MedPage Today) -- Use of video rather than direct laryngoscope led to better rates of successful tracheal intubation on the first attempt for critically ill patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) or emergency department, the randomized DEVICE... (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - June 17, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Direct vs Video Laryngoscopy for Difficult Airway Patients Direct vs Video Laryngoscopy for Difficult Airway Patients
When intubating patients with difficult airways, is one of these methods more advantageous than the other?Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Usefulness of preoperative computed tomography findings for airway management in patients with acute odontogenic infection: a retrospective study
This study was performed to determine the most important imaging findings indicating preoperative selection of an appropriate intubation method. This retrospective study included 113 patients who underwent anti-inflammatory treatment for odontogenic infection. The patients were divided into two groups according to the intubation method: a Macintosh laryngoscope (45 patients) and others (video laryngoscope and fiberscope) (68 patients). The extent of inflammation in each causative tooth, the severity of inflammation (S1 –4), and their influence on the airway were evaluated by computed tomography. The causative teeth were ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - November 4, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Airway Ultrasound as Predictor of Difficult Direct Laryngoscopy Airway Ultrasound as Predictor of Difficult Direct Laryngoscopy
Is preoperative airway ultrasound useful for predicting difficult direct laryngoscopy in adult patients undergoing elective surgery under general anesthesia?Anesthesia & Analgesia (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Nomograms for Predicting Difficult Airway Based on Ultrasound Nomograms for Predicting Difficult Airway Based on Ultrasound
The authors developed a predictive model for difficult tracheal intubation and difficult laryngoscopy using nomograms based on ultrasound measurement.BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news