Head and Neck Innovations, a Cleveland Clinic podcast for medical professionals exploring the latest innovations, discoveries, and surgical advances in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.
Resident Update: Researching Airway Stenosis Treatment During Pregnancy
12:01Subglottic stenosis is a rare but life-threatening condition that can be particularly dangerous among pregnant patients, as the increased fatigue can weaken them and cause trouble during delivery. Our Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Residency Program podcast series continues with PGY3 Katherine Miller, MD sharing new research on improving treatment for this patient population.
Advancements in Surgical Sleep and Snoring Treatment
14:46Obstructive sleep apnea affects millions of people in the United States each year, and left untreated it can lead to several complications. Vaibhav Ramprasad, MD, the newest member of our Section of Surgical Sleep and Snoring, joins to discuss surgical options for patients suffering from sleep apnea who cannot tolerate a CPAP machine.
Bilateral Superior Laryngeal Nerve Block to Manage Refractory Chronic Cough
23:46Returning guest William Tierney, MD joins to discuss new research from our Voice Center looking at the role of the bilateral superior laryngeal nerve block in managing refractory chronic cough. Dr. Tierney also shares some updates from our Alumni Association - be sure to connect with us!
Resident Training Strategies and a Rhinology Research Update
17:21Rhinologist and skull base surgeon Mamie Higgins, MD joins our podcast to share takeaways from the Society of University Otolaryngologists annual meeting, which focused on best practices in resident training. Dr. Higgins also updates on new value-based care for chronic sinusitis patients.
All about Mohs Reconstruction
13:12Skin cancer is the most diagnosed cancer in the United States, but the good news is that it’s preventable and treatable. It's often recommended that patients who are diagnosed with skin cancer undergo Mohs surgery and reconstruction, and we're joined by facial plastic and microvascular surgeon Michael Fritz, MD to discuss our multidisciplinary approach at Cleveland Clinic.
Innovations in TMJ Disorder Treatment
14:18Temporomandibular joint (also known as TMJ) disorders can affect how easily a person can eat, sleep, talk or smile. Karen Kahn, DDS from our Section of Dentistry joins to discuss our multidisciplinary, minimally invasive, and conservative approaches to achieving optimal outcomes for patients.
The Latest on Pediatric Unilateral Hearing Loss and Cochlear Implants
14:13October is Audiology Awareness Month. Samantha Anne, MD, Medical Director of Pediatric Ear and Hearing Disorders, joins to discuss unilateral hearing loss and cochlear implants in young patients, and how innovative treatments can make a huge impact on their quality of life and ensuring they meet developmental milestones.