The Nasal Valve and Current Technology

American Journal of Rhinology, 1996 Authors: P. Cole and R. Roithmann Conclusion: “Although it is an invaluable diagnostic technique, imaging is not employed for assessment of nasal patency, but both rhinomanometry and acoustic rhinometry are widely used for this purpose. The latter two techniques are sensitive and objective, and they provide complementary information on patency…

Acoustic Reflectometry and Endotracheal Intubation

Anesthesia and Analgesia, 1996

Authors: D. M. Eckmann, PhD, JD, R. Glassenberg, MD, N. Gavriely, DSc, MD

Conclusion: “As an adjunct to physical examination, acoustic reflection measurements may provide a simple method to identify difficult-
to-intubate and potential failed endotracheal intubation patients not identified by physical examination and relevant medical history alone.”