Category: ENT Innovations
Advanced Pediatric Endoscopic Airway Surgery
UVA Children’s is an early adopter of new endoscopic techniques for several rarer pediatric airway problems, helping even children with less common conditions avoid lengthy, painful recoveries.
Disarming the Fatal Threat of Advanced Thyroid Cancer
A novel neoadjuvant approach can essentially cure a disease that often gives patients less than a year to live.
Expanding TORS Adoption to Skirt Side Effects When Treating Head & Neck Cancers
This study is evaluating efficacy and functional quality of life after transoral robotic surgery for oropharyngeal or supraglottic squamous cell carcinoma.
Novel Biomucosal Wound Sealant Will Help Patients Breathe Easier After Intubation
Researchers are developing a microporous hydrogel to accelerate wound healing and reduce scarring in the larynx after intubation.
UVA is a Global Referral Center for Children Born with Aural Atresia
Aural atresia can inhibit childhood speech development. UVA is one of the only programs in the world restoring hearing to children through canalplasty, an innovative repair surgery.
Rebuilding Smiles: UVA Leads Work to Create Natural Facial Expressions After Facial Paralysis
UVA Health’s facial reanimation program is one of a handful of programs in the U.S. offering the full spectrum of treatments aimed at giving patients with facial paralysis the ability to create more natural facial expressions.