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Best of the Best: Top Oral Abstracts to Be Presented

The latest research on pain management, head and neck cancer, sleep-disordered breathing, and numerous other topics related to the specialty of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery will be presented in Atlanta.

The Annual Meeting Program Committee, comprised of physician members, selected 21 studies to highlight in recognition of outstanding scientific merit and innovation. The following selected studies will be presented during the “Best of Orals” session, Sunday, October 7, during the AAO-HNSF 2018 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience:

  • Do Surgeons’ Biases Influence the Treatment Decisions in Patients with Recurring Tonsillitis?
  • Effectiveness of Non-Opioid/Non-Narcotic Post-Operative Pain Management Regimen for Patients Undergoing Thyroidectomy and/or Parathyroidectomy
  • Epidemiology of Vestibular Schwannoma Over the Past Half-Century: Population-Based Study in the United States
  • Evaluation of the Prognostic Utility of the Hemoglobin-to-Red Cell Distribution Width Ratio (Hb:RDW) in Head and Neck Cancer: Multi-Center Cohort Study
  • Factors Affecting Failure to Complete Sleep Studies in Pediatric Patients with Sleep- Disordered Breathing
  • Five-Year Objective and Subjective Outcomes of Palatopharyngeal Surgery in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Hypopnea Syndrome
  • If You’re Happy, How Do You Show It? Dynamics of Spontaneous Smiles
  • Increasing Resource Utilization in Treatment and Management of Pediatric Subglottic Stenosis
  • Investigation of Association between Depression: Its Prophylaxis and Long-Term Overall Survival for Head and Neck Cancer Survivors in a Randomized Controlled Trial
  • Novel Transgenic Murine Model for Study of Peripheral Nerve Regeneration
  • Outcomes of Hypoglossal Nerve Upper Airway Stimulation in Patients with Isolated Retropalatal Collapse
  • Outliers: Predicting High Cost of Care for Otolaryngology Patients
  • Pathologic Fibroblasts in Idiopathic Subglottic Stenosis Amplify Local Inflammatory Signals
  • Post-Operative Opioid Prescriptions and Corresponding Opioid Consumption after Septoplasty or Rhinoplasty
  • Post-Operative Pain Control and Opioid Usage Patterns among Patients Undergoing Thyroidectomy and Parathyroidectomy
  • Protective Role of N-Acetylcisteine from Cisplatin-Induced Ototoxicity in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer. Randomized Placebo Controlled Clinical Trial
  • Relationship between Nasal Steroid Choice and Industry Payments among Otolaryngologists
  • Resident Understanding of Laryngeal Stroboscopy: Needs Assessment
  • Surgical Impact of an Endocrine Surgeon on an Academic Otolaryngology Department
  • There Is No Difference in Tympanoplasty Closure Rates between Collagen Allografts vs Temporalis Fascia or Perichondrium
  • Treatment Modalities in Sinonasal Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma: Clinicopathological Features and Comparative Analysis