Laryngology

Flexible Endoscopic Examinations of Swallowing (FEES)

Flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES) is a diagnostic procedure used to evaluate velopharyngeal, phonatory, and swallowing functions in adults and children.

Laryngopharyngeal Reflux

Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) is a condition in which gastric contents flow in a retrograde fashion and contact the tissues of the upper aerodigestive tract.  LPR may be associated with hoarseness, frequent throat clearing, cough, globus sensation,

Voice Therapy in the Treatment of Dysphonia

Voice therapy contributes to increased effectiveness and efficiency in the otolaryngologist's diagnosis and treatment of voice disorders.

CPT for ENT: Nasal Endoscopy and Laryngoscopy on the Same Date of Service

In late 2006, there was a proposal from CMS and NCCI to remove the modifier over-ride of CPT code 31231 -Nasal endoscopy, diagnostic, unilateral or bilateral (separate procedure) when billed with the flexible fiberoptic laryngoscopy CPT codes (31575-

T.O. T.R.E.A.T. Trial

Tonsillitis Outcomes: Towards Reaching Evidence in Adults and Tots (closed to enrollment)

Tobacco Use and Secondhand Smoke

Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the world. The negative health effects of the use of tobacco products represent a global pandemic of enormous proportions.

CPT for ENT: Neck Dissection and Laryngoscopy on the Same Date of Service

As a result of the advocacy of the Academy, the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) will delete the current bundling edit for the neck dissection CPT codes (38720-Cervical lymphadenectomy (complete) and 38724 - Cervical lymphadenectomy (modifie

CPT for ENT: Endoscopic Laryngoplasty

Q: How can I report an endoscopic laryngoplasty?

TALC (Treatment of Advanced Laryngeal Cancer) Study

The TALC study has been developed to improve the understanding and care of patients with laryngeal cancer.

Laryngology Outcome Tool: VHI

Voice Handicap Index (VHI) Description Quantifies the psychological consequences of voice disorders Targeted Age Adults Items (Domains) 30 (3) Estimated Completion Time >= 10 minutes Reliability/Validity Assessment Yes/Yes Literature

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