The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery recognizes that Electrocochleography (ECoG) is a useful neurophysiologic test and is medically indicated and appropriate in the evaluation of certain persons with suspected auditory and bal
The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery recognizes that Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potential (VEMP) testing is a useful neurophysiologic test and is medically indicated and appropriate in the evaluation of certain persons with su
ALEXANDRIA, VA — The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation has released the first ever multi-disciplinary, evidence-based clinical practice guideline to improve the diagnosis and management of tinnitus, the perception of
Leadership: David E. Tunkel, MD, (Chair), Carol A. Bauer, MD, (Assistant Chair), Gordon H. Sun, MD, MS (Assistant Chair), Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH (Methodologist)Guideline Development Group: Sujana S. Chandrasekhar, MD; Eugene R.
How does the ear hear sounds?The ear can be divided into three parts:The external ear includes the pinna (outer, visible ear) and the ear canalThe middle ear includes the tympanic membrane (ear drum) and the ossicles (middle ear bones)The inner ear,
The Importance of Vaccinations in Cochlear Implant UsersBacterial meningitis is a serious infection of the brain and the fluid that surrounds the brain. Bacterial meningitis is a life-threatening infection. Individuals who have a cochlear implant ar
Pneumococcal Vaccination is Key to Protecting Cochlear Implant PatientsCochlear implants bring sound to thousands of people with hearing loss worldwide. People with cochlear implants are at increased risk for pneumococcal meningitis.
Click to view the research gaps identified in each of these clinical practice guidelines:Polysomnography for Sleep Disordered Breathing Prior to Tonsillectomy in ChildrenTonsillectomy in ChildrenTympanostomy Tubes in Children