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Indications for Cochlear Implants
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/857164-overview

Aug 12th, 2022 - Overview Background Hearing loss is one of the most common sensory impairments. An estimated 14.3% of Americans aged 12 years or older (about 38.2 million people) have bilateral hearing loss. [1] According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), of babies screened in the United States in 2019, 1.7 per 1000 had hearing impairment. [2] Depending on the degree of hearing loss, ...

Surgical Management of Chronic Aspiration
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/863538-print

Aug 12th, 2022 - Practice Essentials The surgical management of chronic aspiration is based on the concept of the shared upper airway for the functions of swallowing and respiration. The interplay of several complex mechanisms is required to achieve a balance in the physiologic functioning of the upper aerodigestive tract. When these mechanisms are in optimal functional capacity, voluntary and involuntary neuro...

Surgical Management of Chronic Aspiration
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/863538-overview

Aug 12th, 2022 - Practice Essentials The surgical management of chronic aspiration is based on the concept of the shared upper airway for the functions of swallowing and respiration. The interplay of several complex mechanisms is required to achieve a balance in the physiologic functioning of the upper aerodigestive tract. When these mechanisms are in optimal functional capacity, voluntary and involuntary neuro...

Adult Optic Neuritis
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1217083-overview

Aug 12th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Optic neuritis (ON) is a demyelinating inflammation of the optic nerve that often occurs in association with multiple sclerosis (MS) and, much less commonly, neuromyelitis optica (NMO). A gradual recovery of all or part of the visual acuity with time is characteristic of ON, [1] although permanent residual deficits in color vision and contrast and brightness sensitivity are ...

Indications for Cochlear Implants
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/857164-overview

Aug 12th, 2022 - Overview Background Hearing loss is one of the most common sensory impairments. An estimated 14.3% of Americans aged 12 years or older (about 38.2 million people) have bilateral hearing loss. [1] According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), of babies screened in the United States in 2019, 1.7 per 1000 had hearing impairment. [2] Depending on the degree of hearing loss, ...

Adult Optic Neuritis
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1217083-print

Aug 12th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Optic neuritis (ON) is a demyelinating inflammation of the optic nerve that often occurs in association with multiple sclerosis (MS) and, much less commonly, neuromyelitis optica (NMO). A gradual recovery of all or part of the visual acuity with time is characteristic of ON,[1] although permanent residual deficits in color vision and contrast and brightness sensitivity are c...

Generalized Essential Telangiectasia
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1083313-overview

Aug 12th, 2022 - Practice Essentials A telangiectasis refers to a visibly dilated blood vessel on the skin or mucosal surface. Telangiectases that develop in the absence of any preceding or coexisting cutaneous or systemic disease are considered to be primary or essential. Telangiectases resulting from or in association with a known disease state are classified as secondary. Different presentations of primary t...

Generalized Essential Telangiectasia
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1083313-print

Aug 12th, 2022 - Practice Essentials A telangiectasis refers to a visibly dilated blood vessel on the skin or mucosal surface. Telangiectases that develop in the absence of any preceding or coexisting cutaneous or systemic disease are considered to be primary or essential. Telangiectases resulting from or in association with a known disease state are classified as secondary. Different presentations of primary t...

Nasal Reconstruction
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/876456-overview

Aug 12th, 2022 - Background The nose is arguably the most prominent aspect of the face. Reconstruction of the nose involves alterations and aesthetic details that cannot be easily hidden with clothing or apparel. The extreme 3-dimensionality of the nose allows slight structural modifications to have great ramifications. Thus, the reconstruction of a defect in the nose is all the more difficult because of the gr...

Nasal Reconstruction
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/876456-overview

Aug 12th, 2022 - Background The nose is arguably the most prominent aspect of the face. Reconstruction of the nose involves alterations and aesthetic details that cannot be easily hidden with clothing or apparel. The extreme 3-dimensionality of the nose allows slight structural modifications to have great ramifications. Thus, the reconstruction of a defect in the nose is all the more difficult because of the gr...

Adult Optic Neuritis
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1217083-overview

Aug 12th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Optic neuritis (ON) is a demyelinating inflammation of the optic nerve that often occurs in association with multiple sclerosis (MS) and, much less commonly, neuromyelitis optica (NMO). A gradual recovery of all or part of the visual acuity with time is characteristic of ON, [1] although permanent residual deficits in color vision and contrast and brightness sensitivity are ...

Nasal Reconstruction
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/876456-print

Aug 12th, 2022 - Background The nose is arguably the most prominent aspect of the face. Reconstruction of the nose involves alterations and aesthetic details that cannot be easily hidden with clothing or apparel. The extreme 3-dimensionality of the nose allows slight structural modifications to have great ramifications. Thus, the reconstruction of a defect in the nose is all the more difficult because of the gr...

Surgical Management of Chronic Aspiration
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/863538-overview

Aug 12th, 2022 - Practice Essentials The surgical management of chronic aspiration is based on the concept of the shared upper airway for the functions of swallowing and respiration. The interplay of several complex mechanisms is required to achieve a balance in the physiologic functioning of the upper aerodigestive tract. When these mechanisms are in optimal functional capacity, voluntary and involuntary neuro...

Osgood-Schlatter Disease Imaging
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/411842-overview

Aug 12th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Osgood-Schlatter disease (OSD) is one of the most common causes of knee pain in adolescents who participate in sports. Onset of disease coincides with the growth spurt (ages 10-15 yr in males, 8-13 yr in females). It is more common in males and in adolescents who engage in sports involving running and jumping. Prevalence in those aged 12-15 years is 9.8% (11.4% in males, 8.3...

Osgood-Schlatter Disease Imaging
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/411842-print

Aug 12th, 2022 - Osgood-Schlatter disease (OSD) is one of the most common causes of knee pain in adolescents who participate in sports. Onset of disease coincides with the growth spurt (ages 10-15 yr in males, 8-13 yr in females). It is more common in males and in adolescents who engage in sports involving running and jumping. Prevalence in those aged 12-15 years is 9.8% (11.4% in males, 8.3% in females), with ...

Indications for Cochlear Implants
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/857164-print

Aug 12th, 2022 - Background Hearing loss is one of the most common sensory impairments. An estimated 14.3% of Americans aged 12 years or older (about 38.2 million people) have bilateral hearing loss.[1] According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), of babies screened in the United States in 2019, 1.7 per 1000 had hearing impairment.[2] Depending on the degree of hearing loss, many affect...

Dental Implant Placement
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/2051533-print

Aug 12th, 2022 - Background Dental implant placement is no longer performed only by oral surgeons and periodontists; general dentists are also increasingly providing difficult surgical implant services. Dental implants may be used to replace single teeth, replace multiple teeth, or provide abutments for complete dentures or partials. This topic focuses on the placement of single-tooth dental implants. In the 19...

Dental Implant Placement
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/2051533-overview

Aug 12th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Background Dental implant placement is no longer performed only by oral surgeons and periodontists; general dentists are also increasingly providing difficult surgical implant services. Dental implants may be used to replace single teeth, replace multiple teeth, or provide abutments for complete dentures or partials. This topic focuses on the placement of single-tooth dental...

Dental Implant Placement
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/2051533-overview

Aug 12th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Background Dental implant placement is no longer performed only by oral surgeons and periodontists; general dentists are also increasingly providing difficult surgical implant services. Dental implants may be used to replace single teeth, replace multiple teeth, or provide abutments for complete dentures or partials. This topic focuses on the placement of single-tooth dental...

COVID-19 Reinfections
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/2500144-overview

Aug 12th, 2022 - Practice Essentials The definition of COVID-19 reinfection has evolved since early 2021. Fundamentally, it describes an infected individual who has been fully vaccinated, with or without a booster or boosters, and who becomes infected with COVID-19 again. The CDC more precisely defines it as COVID-19 infection of a given person with 2 different viral strains occurring at least 45 days apart. Al...