Board certified members of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, by virtue of their training, are qualified to manage foreign bodies of the upper aerodigestive tract in adults and children.
Otolaryngologists use a variety of safe and efficacious techniques and instruments to perform tonsil and adenoid surgery. Based on available data, the AAO-HNS does not find that one technique or instrument is clearly superior.
This statement regarding the use of voice therapy in the treatment of dysphonia has been developed by the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery Committee on Speech, Voice, and Swallowing and the Special Interest Division 3, Voic
Tonsillitis Outcomes: Towards Reaching Evidence in Adults and Tots (closed to enrollment)As part of its commitment to evidence-based medicine, the AAO-HNS Foundation's National Center for the Promotion of Research in Otolaryngology has launched a new