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Uncovering the Best of the Best

Best of Orals
10:00 am, Today
New Orleans Theater B

The Annual Meeting Program Committee members have deemed these 19 presentations as the most groundbreaking in terms of both science and impact in their respective subspecialties.

A scientific oral presentation must focus on current evidence-based research, surgical procedures, and approaches in clinical sciences and its application to patient care. Each presentation is three to six minutes in length and allows for up to six authors working together.

The presentations, said Mark K. Wax, MD, the Annual Meeting Program Coordinator, focus on science in any of the subspecialty groups. The scoring committee is divided up by subspecialty to review the submissions. They ask themselves two questions: Does it fill an education gap, and is it pertinent to the Academy?

“Each of the subspecialties chooses one or possibly two of the top-ranked presentations to be presented,” said Dr. Wax.

Presentation topics today range from endoscopic lingual tonsillectomies to the impact of marijuana laws on opioid prescriptions in otolaryngology. Following is the full schedule for the Best of Orals session:

10:00 am: Trends in the NRMP Match: Comparing OTO-HNS with Other Competitive Specialties

10:06 am: Leveraging Advance Care Practitioner Expertise in an Otolaryngology Practice

10:12 am: Correlation of Fine Needle Aspiration and Histopathology After Thyroidectomy

10:18 am: OSA Outcomes: Comparing UPPP and the Upper Airway Stimulation ADHERE Registry

10:24 am: Direct Versus Endoscopic Lingual Tonsillectomy: Comparing Techniques

10:30 am: Incorporating Electronic Data Capture into Routine Practice: A Feasibility Study

10:36 am: Mouse Model of Patch Tracheoplasty Using Tissue-Engineered Synthetic Scaffolds

10:42 am: Recurrence and Progression of Head and Neck Paragangliomas after Treatment

10:54 am: Reducing Transfusion Criteria in Free Flap Surgery

11:00 am: Inhibition of TH2 CD4 T-cell Differentiation Attenuates Laryngotracheal Stenosis

11:06 am: Cochlear Implantation in Adults with Asymmetric Hearing Loss: Quality of Life

11:12 am: Association of Age-Related Central Auditory Disorder and Mild Cognitive Impairment in GreatAGE Study

11:18 am: The Impact of Marijuana Laws on Opioid Prescribing Patterns in Otolaryngology

11:24 am Biodegradable Magnesium Stents: Treatment for Pediatric Laryngotracheal Stenosis

11:30 am: GdMRI to Predict Hearing Loss in Pediatric Patients with Bacterial Meningitis

11:36 am: Changes in Eustachian Tube Symptoms following Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

11:42 am: Effects of Parathyroidectomy on Normocalcemic Primary Hyperparathyroidism

11:48 am: Prevalence and Consequences of Bone Segment Malunion in Free Flap Patients

11:54 am: Split Face RCT of Sharp Needle Versus Blunt Cannula Use for Filler Injection

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