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otology

[ō′täl·ə·je]
(medicine)
A branch of medicine that deals with the ear and its diseases.
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As one enthusiastic otologist claimed, "cochlear implants can drastically alter the future for most hearing-impaired children and take them into the 21st century as productive citizens in the hearing community.
Farooq said these were based on lectures and live demonstration of implant surgeries aimed to educate and train local otologist and ENT surgeons in the field of cochlear implant.
Laverne Tubergen, an otologist at Indiana University, to explain the hearing loss in children when their middle ear fills with fluid.
Noted Otologist (Ear Specialist) from Stanford University and entrepreneur Dr.
Principal investigator for the studies was Michael Murray, MD, an otologist with Camino Ear Nose and Throat of San Jose, Calif.
Founded in 1992 by Sanjay Prasad, MD, FACS, a Neurotologist, Otologist, and cranial base surgeon, the Metropolitan NeuroEar Group specializes in treatment of ear conditions including Cholesteatoma, otosclerosis, acoustic neuroma, Meniere's disease, facial paralysis, hearing loss, and all other hearing maladies.
In most cases, otologists evaluate size, shape, and site by simply looking through a handheld otoscope.
Regarding the treatment approach to patients with sudden and severe hearing loss, otologists have a choice: (1) to explore the middle ear of every patient in whom a diagnosis of PLF is possible or (2) to reserve middle ear exploration for those patients in whom PLF is likely based on the so-called typical history.
We intend to pursue the process of reimbursement registration in the key EU countries in the coming months and then gain initial European clinical experience with the product in partnership with a limited number of Otologists, ENTs, and Acousticians in the EU.
If one assumes that each of the 96 otolaryngology--head and neck surgery residency training programs in the United States approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education employs an average of 2 otologists who perform an average of 2 mastoidectomy procedures per week, we can add an additional 19,200 mastoidectomy procedures to our original yearly estimate of 30,000 to 60,000.
EPIC network practitioners include otologists (ear physicians) and audiologists recognized for their experience, professionalism and quality of service.