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Research & Reviews  195 results

Impact of COVID-19 on nationwide pediatric otolaryngology practice: Adenotonsillectomie...
American Journal of Otolaryngology; Allen DZ, Challapalli S et. al.

Jun 20th, 2022 - To determine the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on Adenotonsillectomies (TA), Tonsil Related Cases (TC), and Peritonsillar Abscess (PTA) Trends. Retrospective Cohort Study. This is a retrospective cohort study using the Pediatric Health Informat...

Peritonsillar abscess due to temporomandibular joint septic arthritis: an uncommon caus...
BMJ Case Reports; Thakur N, Negi S et. al.

Jun 7th, 2022 - Peritonsillar abscess is a common presentation of complicated acute tonsillitis. The temporomandibular joint septic arthritis is an uncommon clinical entity while its complications are further rare. We present a case of a man in his late 30s who p...

Peritonsillar abscess caused by Prevotella bivia during home quarantine for coronavirus...
Medicine Yamagishi T, Arakawa N et. al.

May 28th, 2022 - Since late 2019, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) had rapidly spread worldwide, resulting in a pandemic. Patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have difficulty in visiting clinics in person during pandemic be...

Complications of dental infections due to diagnostic delay during COVID-19 pandemic.
BMJ Case Reports; Altıntaş E

Apr 10th, 2022 - We present three cases who presented to the emergency department with severe complications of dental infections: Ludwig's angina, necrotising fasciitis and peritonsillar abscess. All of our cases presented at the beginning of COVID-19 pandemic, wi...

Deep Neck Infections

Apr 7th, 2022 - Practice Essentials For centuries, the diagnosis and treatment of deep neck space infections have challenged physicians and surgeons. The complexity and the deep location of this region make diagnosis and treatment of infections in this area diffi...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  14 results

Factors Associated With The Risk of Post Tonsillectomy Hemorrhage

Mar 15th, 2022 - investigators review the medical records of patients who underwent tonsillectomy with or without adenoidectomy in our facility. None of the included patients had any known coagulopathy. The surgery was performed by several different surgeons, eith...

Penicillin and Metronidazole in Treatment of Peritonsillar Abscess

May 11th, 2021 - Treatment of peritonsillar abscess varies. To study whether broad spectrum antibiotics are required in addition to abscess drainage, a prospective, double blind, placebo-controlled, randomized study on 200 adult patients with peritonsillar abscess...

COVID-19 Surveillance of Patients and Healthcare Workers in a Hospital Department

Apr 24th, 2020 - At present the COVID-19 pandemic is evolving, and numbers of cases admitted to hospital and case fatalities are on the rise in Denmark. The epidemic of SARS-CoV-2 can pose a great burden on all healthcare systems at both national and local level.D...

Ultrasound-Guided Aspiration of PTA vs Conventional Landmark Technique - a RCT

Aug 20th, 2019 - The study is a prospective randomized controlled trial conducted at two different centers at the Department of ORL - Head & Neck Surgery, Odense University Hospital and the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery & Audiology, Rigs...

US Guided Versus BlindI&D for Treatment of Soft Tissue Abscesses in the ED

Apr 10th, 2018 - 4) Background* The incidence of soft tissue infections is increasing, representing over 30 million emergency department visits per year. While there has been extensive research in recent years surrounding the use of antibiotics for soft tissue abs...

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News  7 results

Rheumatoid arthritis linked to risk for peritonsillar abscess

Mar 8th, 2021 - Key clinical point: Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have a higher risk for peritonsillar abscess (PTA) and longer hospital stay than those without RA. Major finding: The RA cohort had a significantly higher PTA incidence (incidence rate ra.

Tonsillectomy in Children Clinical Practice Guidelines (2019)

Jun 5th, 2019 - The guidelines on tonsillectomy in children were released on February 5, 2019, by the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF).[1] Recurrent Throat Infection Clinicians should recommend watchful waiting for re...

Part 4: Misguided Research or Missed Opportunities?
Marie-Eileen Onieal, PhD, CPNP, FAANP

Apr 25th, 2019 - I have been ruminating about the Bai et al article on independent billing in the emergency department (ED) for weeks. 1 I keep wondering why the data analysis seems so off base.

Skill Checkup: Peritonsillar Abscess Drainage

Nov 6th, 2018 - The peritonsillar abscess (PTA) remains a common clinical entity in the emergency department and in an otolaryngology practice. The exact incidence has been estimated at 37 cases per 100,000 people per year. The most common treatments for PTAs inc...

Skill Checkup: Peritonsillar Abscess Drainage

Nov 6th, 2018 - PTA is rare in infants and children younger than 12 years; the mean age for this disease is 20-30 years. Males and females are affected equally. Needle aspiration can be therapeutic in itself; in some studies, up to 85% of patients were effectivel...

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