Sleep Medicine

Midline Glossectomy for OSA

Midline partial glossectomy is an effective surgical modality for the treatment of select pediatric and adult patients with mild to severe obstructive sleep apnea with significant macroglossia.

G-I-N Scholars Program

2015 GIN-NYAM meeting (EGAPPS II)New York, NYMarch 2-3, 2015 Get Involved with AAO-HNSF Clinical Practice Guidelines: 2015 G-I-N Conference Scholars Program Download the Application

Tongue Suspension

When behavioral, dietary, and non-invasive techniques fail, surgery plays a vital role in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, despite the fact that it may not completely eliminate or cure the syndrome.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Tonsillectomy in Children

Leadership: Reginald Baugh, MD (Chair); Sanford Archer, MD (Assistant Chair); Ron Mitchell, MD (Assistant Chair); Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH (Methodologist)

Research Gaps - Sleep Medicine

Click to view the research gaps identified in each of these clinical practice guidelines: Polysomnography for sleep-disordered breathing prior to tonsillectomy in children Tonsillectomy in children

Research Gaps - Polysomnography for Sleep Disordered Breathing Prior to Tonsillectomy in Children

Significant gaps in research remain regarding our knowledge about OSA and its management.

CPT for ENT: Utilizing Unlisted CPT Codes

CPT for ENT: How to effectively utilize unlisted CPT codesCreated: August 2013 Q: When should I use an unlisted code? A: An unlisted code should be used to report a procedure when no Category I or III CPT code exists to describe the procedure.

CPT Code Changes for 2014

There are several Current Procedural Terminology® (CPT) code changes for 2014 applicable to otolaryngologists. Below is a summary of these changes.

CPT for ENT: Modifier- 59 Scrutinized

Modifier -–59 Distinct Procedural Service is described by the American Medical Association’s CPT 2004 Professional Edition as, “For procedure(s)/services(s) not ordinarily performed or encountered on the same day by the same physician, but appropriat

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