The latest research on sleep apnea, tonsillectomies, hearing loss, head and neck cancers, and other otolaryngic topics will be presented in Orlando, FL, September 21-24, at the 2014 Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO of the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF), the largest annual meeting of ear, nose, throat, head, and neck physicians in the world.
Abstracts of the research to be presented were released September 2, and are available online at http://oto.sagepub.com/content/151/1_suppl. The 2014 Annual Meeting features more than 300 oral and 414 poster presentations of new findings from across all areas of the specialty—from basic and translational science to clinical research and practice.
A dozen studies were selected by physician members of the Annual Meeting’s Program Advisory Committee to be featured in a new “Best of Orals” category in recognition of research, quality and innovation. The following will be presented on Sunday, September 21, at 10:30 AM:
Randomized Treatment Withdrawal of Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Dismal Economics: Robot Assisted Surgeries in Otolaryngology
Characteristics of Supraglottitis in Adults
The Mayo Clinic Spasmodic Dysphonia Experience: A Demographic Analysis of 686 Patients
Weight Gain after Tonsillectomy and Adenotonsillectomy: A Case Control Study
Functional Outcomes and Quality-of-Life Associated with Cricopharyngeal Myotomy for Cricopharyngeal Dysfunction: A Prospective Study
Efficacy of SPI-1005 for Prevention of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: Phase 2 Clinical Trial Results
Vestibular Dysfunction in Patients with Enlarged Vestibular Aqueduct
Outcomes in Open Structure Septorhinoplasty
Robust Differences in Distant Metastases for p16 +/- OPSCC: Implications for Future Targeted Therapy
Long-term Low-Dose Doxycycline for Difficult-to-Treat Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Polyps
Ethmoid Drug-Eluting Catheter for Nasosinusal Polyposis: Results after a Randomized Controlled Trial