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Selected abstracts and late-breaking science to be presented at Otolaryngology’s Annual Meeting

Reports and Proceedings

American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Alexandria, Virginia — The latest research and advances in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery will be presented in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, during the AAO-HNSF 2022 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience, September 10-14. From among the hundreds of research presentations submitted for the 2022 Annual Meeting, the Annual Meeting Program Committee (AMPC), comprised of physician members, selected 20 Scientific Oral Presentations as the Best of Orals, as well as an additional 40 Late-Breaking abstract submissions that were added to the Scientific Oral Presentation program to offer the latest and most ground-breaking research and science in the field. An additional 60 Late-Breaking abstracts were selected for presentation as Scientific Posters.


The abstracts selected to be presented during the Best of Orals at the AAO-HNSF 2022 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience include research in, Otology, Laryngology, Endocrine Surgery, the Business of Medicine, Head and Neck Surgery, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Professional and Personal Development, Patient Safety and Quality Improvement, among others. From a presentation on “An In Vitro Model for Cranial Nerve Injury and Rehabilitation” to another on “Trends in Private Equity Acquisition of Us Otolaryngology Practices,” the selected abstracts for Scientific Orals provide a comprehensive overview of the groundbreaking clinical research and professional development emerging within otolaryngology. For a full list of selected abstracts and the schedule for the Best of Orals Scientific presentations, please visit the links below. The presentations for Best of Orals will be livestreamed on the AAO-HNSF 2022 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience app.


Best of Scientific Orals 1

September 11, 9:15 - 10:15 am (ET)


Best of Scientific Orals 2

September 11, 10:45 - 11:45 am (ET)


The AMPC recognizes that some exciting research results may not have been available in time to meet the general abstract submission deadline. These Late-Breaking abstract submissions range from topics under Head and Neck Surgery, Airway and COVID-19, Otology, to Systems Based and Patient Experience. For a full list of selected abstracts and the schedule for the Late-Breaking Scientific Oral presentations please visit the links below.


Late-Breaking Scientific Oral Presentations

September 11, 1:00 pm (ET)


September 12, 1:45 pm (ET)


September 13, 12:15 pm (ET)


September 14, 9:00 am (ET)


Abstracts of the Best of Orals, Late-Breaking Scientific Oral Presentations, Scientific Oral Presentations, and Poster Presentations are now available online at To view the Scientific ePoster Hall, go to


Information for the Media

The AAO-HNSF offers press registration and interview facilitation for credentialed members of the news media, as well as on-site workspace for those reporting from the meeting in Philadelphia. Pre-registration and additional information can be found online at Abstracts are available in advance of the meeting, but in-depth content and quotes collected from author interviews are embargoed until the date and time of presentation at the Annual Meeting & OTO Experience. Interested news media may request author interviews for the Best of Orals or any other education session on the Annual Meeting program schedule by contacting




About the AAO-HNS/F

The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) is one of the world’s largest organizations, with approximately 13,000 members, representing specialists who treat the ears, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. Otolaryngologist–head and neck surgeons diagnose and treat medical disorders that are among the most common affecting patients of all ages in the United States and around the world. Those medical conditions include chronic ear disease, hearing and balance disorders, hearing loss, sinusitis, snoring and sleep apnea, allergies, swallowing disorders, nosebleeds, hoarseness, dizziness, and tumors of the head and neck as well as intricate micro-surgical procedures of the head and neck. The AAO-HNS Foundation works to advance the art, science, and ethical practice of otolaryngology–head and neck surgery through education, research, and lifelong learning.

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