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2010 AAO-HNSF new research highlights: Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010
Date:9/28/2010

ssue overgrowth, complicating use of BAHA.

Patient-Reported and Other Outcomes Following Meatoplasty
Presenters: Zaid Awad, MBChB, MRCS, DOHNS; Baskaran Ranganathan, MRCS, DOHNS; Nitesh Patel, MBChB, FRCS
Time: 11:23 am
Location: Room 259

Boston, MA Meatoplasty procedure using the Whipps Cross technique is a safe and effective method of treating and preventing ear disease. It has a considerable positive impact on patients' quality of life. The standardized digital photography measurements can be used as an adjunct objective outcome measure to monitor and compare results.

In a paper at the 2010 AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO in Boston, researchers discussed a retrospective review of meatoplasty cases performed using the Whipps Cross technique, which is a safe and effective method for treating and preventing ear disease.

Novel Role of Statins in Chronic Rhinosinusitis Therapy
Presenters: Do-Yeon Cho, MD; Weihua Wang, PhD, MD; Wei Le, MD; Peter Hwang, MD; Daya Upadhyay, MD
Time: 8:53 am
Location: Room 160

Boston, MA Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is an inflammatory upper respiratory disease affecting 15 percent of the population in the U.S. CRS may increase respiratory morbidity by triggering pulmonary exacerbations of asthma, COPD, and pneumonia.

In a paper at the 2010 AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO in Boston, researchers revealed that statins may have a potentially significant role in the treatment of CRS, which can impact millions of patients worldwide.

Esophageal Bolus Impaction: Is There a Seasonal Variation?
Presenters: Helen Larsson, MD; Mogens Bove, MD, PhD; Henrik Berquist, MD, PhD
Time: 9:54am
Location: Room 160

Boston, MA A large proportion (30-50%) of patients visiting a hospital due to acute esophageal bolus obstruction has an underlying eosinophilic esophagitis, due to an allergic disease associated with dysph
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