Initially, Cook Medical OHNS will focus on products that are used to treat salivary gland disease
, chronic sinusitis, vocal cord paralysis and obstructive sleep apnea, as well as products used for soft-tissue repair and in interventional airway and esophageal procedures.
Jeffers and Webster-Cyriaque, while investigating the contribution of viral infection to the pathogenesis of salivary gland diseases
, detected BKPyV shedding in the saliva of HIV-positive patients with salivary gland diseases
more often than in healthy controls and suggested that it played a possible role in the disease (4).
Natural history of HIV-associated salivary gland disease
Thirty-two international academics contribute 17 chapters to a clinical text on the medical and surgical management of salivary gland disease
in patients with pediatric and adult, inflammatory or neoplastic disorders.
This syndrome has been called HIV-associated salivary gland disease
when it involves the salivary glands.
Other topics in the 18 chapters include assessment and diagnosis, problems related to systemic conditions, pharmacology, the operating room and instruments, extraction and complications, prostheses, surgical infections, jaw cysts, oral cancer, salivary gland disease
, temporomandibular disorders and chronic orofacial pain, and facial deformity.
As a result, last week we launched our new Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery clinical division, introduced important new products for procedures for obstructive salivary gland disease
, dysphagia, dural repair following cranial base procedures and thyroid biopsy, and broadened our support of research aimed specifically at advancing the work of otolaryngologists," said Thomas Cherry, OHNS global clinical division leader for Cook Medical.
McGurk M and RenehanAE(2001) Controversies in the management of salivary gland disease