Breakthrough research to be presented at AAO-HNSF 2015 Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO

Research to be presented tomorrow at the 2015 Annual Meeting & OTO EXPOSM of the American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) spans across the otolaryngology specialty. A few highlights include:

Trends in the Incidence of Oropharyngeal Cancers in the U.S.
Oropharyngeal cancer is increasing among younger, white men in the U.S., despite a reduction in tobacco usage.
Abstract: http://oto.sagepub.com/content/153/1_suppl/P45.full#sec-27

Face-Mask Nebulized Antibiotics for Sinusitis in Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic fibrosis patients use antibiotic nebulizers to control bacteria in the lungs. A simple change to delivering the antibiotics via a facemask could also benefit their sinuses.
Abstract: http://oto.sagepub.com/content/153/1_suppl/P135.full#sec-14

Severity of Sinusitis Symptoms Correlate with Tobacco Smoke Exposure
Tobacco exposure makes sinusitis symptoms even worse.
Abstract: http://oto.sagepub.com/content/153/1_suppl/P135.full#sec-28

Personality Characteristics Associated with Chronic Tinnitus
An individual's personality may influence his or her perception of tinnitus.
Abstract: http://oto.sagepub.com/content/153/1_suppl/P91.full#sec-53

Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Eustachian Tube Disorders in U.S. Children
Is secondhand smoke exposure associated with Eustachian tube disorders in teens?
Abstract: http://oto.sagepub.com/content/153/1_suppl/P135.full#sec-32

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American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

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