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Abstract The need of speech audiometry to supplement pure-tone audiometry has been firmly established. Many otolaryngologists have been discouraged from adapting their offices for this use because the number of hearing tests done would not justify the expense of a standard two-room testing...
Abstract Several years ago our attention was directed toward the possible advantages of primary skin grafting of the fenestra and fenestration cavity. The purpose of covering the fenestra with a split-thickness skin graft, instead of the usual Sourdille pedicle flap, was to reduce bleeding and...
Abstract The paranasal cavity and nasopharynx are known to be loci of predilection for development of various tumors, both epithelial and nonepithelial.* The present paper presents three cases of extremely rare occurrence: a case of cancer starting from the posterior ethmoidal cavity, a case of...
Abstract The comatose patient presents a challenging diagnostic and therapeutic problem to the physician. An adequate history is often lacking. We must, therefore, utilize both clinical impressions and laboratory facilities. In most cases, the diagnosis is obtainable if sufficient time exists....
Abstract Not least among the problems of the cleft-lip and cleft-palate person is the one of hearing loss. However, while this particular deficiency has received recognition, little is known about the nature of the hearing loss. Previous reports in the literature have presented ideas about the...
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Abstract The advisability of regular tube changes is well established in tracheotomy after-care. When the operation has been performed for respiratory obstruction, and the replacement tube proves difficult to reinsert, the changing of a tracheotomy tube carries with it a definite hazard. The...
Abstract Laryngeal stenosis is a narrowing of the airway through the larynx. This term includes a myriad of diseases. When acute, the stenosis, if severe, is relieved by short-circuiting of the airway with a tracheotomy. A problem arises when the attending surgeon discovers the patient is unable...
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