Ear, Nose & Throat

The latest news about ear, nose, and throat from the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine.

International Vasculitis and ANCA Workshop brings top researchers to UNC

More than 400 world-renowned clinicians and scientists converged at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center to share the latest best practices, trial results and research discoveries in the basic understanding, diagnosis and treatment of vasculitis at the 15th International Vasculitis and ANCA Workshop.

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UNC study finds oral tongue cancer increasing in young, white females

UNC study finds oral tongue cancer increasing in young, white females

The increasing incidence was most dramatic for white females ages 18 to 44. They had a percentage change of 111 percent. Interestingly, the incidence decreased for African American and other racial groups.

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real doctors, real people - Deepak Raj Dugar

real doctors, real people - Deepak Raj Dugar

Dr. Deepak Raj Dugar, a first-year resident at UNC Hospitals in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, is also a Bhangra dancer. Don't know what Bhangra dancing is? Think Indian hip-hop with very traditional roots.

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UNC researchers developing computer models for pediatric airway problems

UNC researchers developing computer models for pediatric airway problems

A team of UNC-Chapel Hill researchers has been awarded a $3.6 million grant to develop computer models that will allow physicians to predict which treatments will work best in children with upper airway problems.

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UNC surgeons pioneer new approach to aneurysms: Go through the nose

UNC surgeons pioneer new approach to aneurysms: Go through the nose

Dr. Anand V. Germanwala and Dr. Adam M. Zanation have published a paper describing a surgery they performed that is believed to be the first reported clipping of a ruptured brain aneurysm through a patient's nose.

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Speech and Hearing Division Awarded $2.1 Million by US Department of Education

The Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences in Department of Allied Health Sciences at the UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine has been awarded two new grants to prepare doctoral and master’s students in specialized areas of clinical practice.

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VIDEO: Gabby meet robot...robot meet Gabby

VIDEO: Gabby meet robot...robot meet Gabby

When Gabrielle Gutierrez’s parents were told that the Jacksonville, NC, teen would need surgery to remove a (non-cancerous) massive tumor from her throat, they were terrified. However, Gabby was the first UNC pediatric patient to have oral robotic surgery. On Tuesday Gabby and her family returned to UNC Hospitals to 'meet' the robot.

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Four specialties at UNC Hospitals ranked among nation’s best

UNC Hospitals has been ranked in four specialties in U.S. News & World Report's 2010-11 Best Hospitals. This is the 18th year in a row that UNC Hospitals has been ranked in multiple specialties.

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Losing, then finding her voice becomes a work of art

Margie Beth Labadie, an artist, adjunct assistant professor and coordinator of the Digital Academy at UNC-Pembroke, lost her speaking voice for several months because of a rare fungal infection but regained it after receiving treatment at the UNC Voice Center.

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For children with hearing loss: The earlier the better for cochlear implants

For children with hearing loss: The earlier the better for cochlear implants

UNC was one of six medical centers to take part in this study, which is believed to be the first nationwide look at the impact of surgical timing on the success rate of the implants.

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