Prognosis of post-traumatic olfactory dysfunction is poor, with medical treatment options showing limited success rates. Olfactory training (OT) has been introduced as a potential therapeutic option in olfactory dysfunction. We […]» Read more
Endoscopic Evaluation of Pharyngeal and Laryngeal Sensation in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): A cross-sectional study.
To describe and compare the findings of endoscopic sensory assessment in COPD patients and healthy controls.A prospective cross-sectional study.Otorhinolaryngology outpatient clinic at a university hospital.27 adults with COPD and 11 […]» Read more
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak Following Translabyrinthine Vestibular Schwannoma Surgery-Is Mesh Cranioplasty Necessary for Prevention?
Evaluate the incidence of cerebrospinal fluid leak following vestibular schwannoma surgery for mesh cranioplasty closure versus periosteal closure in the translabyrinthine approach. Determine nonsurgical variables associated with higher rates of […]» Read more
Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Vestibular Schwannoma Outcomes in Patients With Perfect Word Recognition-A Retrospective Cohort Study.
To investigate tumor control rate and hearing outcomes following stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for vestibular schwannoma (VS) cases with perfect (100%) word recognition score (WRS).A retrospective cohort study.Tertiary referral center.Inclusion criteria […]» Read more
One in three vestibular schwannomas (VS) will grow within 3 years after diagnosis, but no reliable baseline parameter has been found to predict such growth.To determine if postural sway is […]» Read more
Performance With an Adhesive Bone Conduction Device in Active Transcutaneous Bone Conduction Implant Users.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the performance and limits of an adhesive bone conduction hearing aid in patients implanted with an active transcutaneous bone conduction implant. Therefore, […]» Read more
Investigating Predictors of Increased Length of Stay After Resection of Vestibular Schwannoma Using Machine Learning.
To evaluate the predictors of prolonged length of stay (LOS) after vestibular schwannoma resection.Retrospective chart review.Tertiary referral center.Patients who underwent vestibular schwannoma resection between 2008 and 2019.Variables of interest included […]» Read more
We report a case of facial paresis and profound hearing loss from post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) in a pediatric patient with neuroblastoma.Three-year-old boy with rapidly progressive right facial paresis and […]» Read more
Supplemental Digital Content,http://links.lww.com/MAO/B68. View the full article @ Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology Get […]» Read more
PubMed is the world’s largest online collection of biomedical literature citations. A PubMed search (October 11, 2019) using the medical subject heading terms “history” and “mastoidectomy” was conducted. The heading […]» Read more
A Protective Cap: Fundal Fluid Cap Facilitates a Reduction in Inner Ear Radiation Dose in the Radiosurgical Treatment of Vestibular Schwannoma.
Assess inner ear radiation dose magnitude as it relates to fundal cap length and hearing outcomes in the radiosurgical treatment of vestibular schwannoma.Retrospective case series.Tertiary neurotology referral center.Patients treated with […]» Read more
Frequency-specific Electrocochleography and Traveling Wave Time as a Clinical Test for Menière’s Disease.
Menière’s disease is a clinical entity with no definitive objective testing. It has been hypothesized that underlying endolymphatic hydrops stiffens the basilar membrane leading to increased speed of the acoustic […]» Read more
Long term results of ossiculoplasty surgery are considered poor with displacement and extrusion amongst the common reasons for failure. Application of 3Dimensional (3D) printing may help overcome some of these […]» Read more
Quantitative Measurements in Otological Surgery: Use of an Endoscopic Integrated Multipoint Laser System.
Assess the clinical utility of an Endoscopic Integrated Multipoint Laser System (EMLS) to otology. This is an emerging technology from automotive engineering that may offer the ability to accurately measure […]» Read more
Drug-Induced Sleep Endoscopy and Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation Outcomes: A Multicenter Cohort Study.
To determine the association between findings of blinded reviews of preoperative drug-induced sleep endoscopy (DISE) and outcomes of hypoglossal nerve stimulation (HNS) for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).Cohort study.A retrospective, multicenter […]» Read more
Subcutaneous Air Around Receiver-Stimulator Causing Open-Circuit Failures: An Uncommon But Readily Treatable Condition Related to CPAP Use After Cochlear Implant Surgery.
To raise awareness of a unique complication associated with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) use after cochlear implantation to improve early detection, prevent unnecessary testing, and facilitate treatment.Case series.Tertiary referral […]» Read more
For dorsal augmentation in rhinoplasty, autologous costal cartilage can be used in many different forms, including its crushed form. While only few studies have reported the outcome of dorsal augmentation […]» Read more
The objective is to describe auditory brainstem implantation in a case of extensive cochlear otosclerosis.A case is presented of a 65-year-old male with bilateral cochlear otosclerosis and profound sensorineural hearing […]» Read more
Thrombocytosis Predicts Surgical Site Infection in Head and Neck Microvascular Surgery- A Pilot Study.
Early and objective prediction of complications in head and neck reconstructive surgery could decrease morbidity and prolonged hospital stays but unfortunately most complications are not identified until their effect is […]» Read more
This study aimed to evaluate the olfactory status in children with laboratory confirmed SARS-CoV-2 using subjective and psychophysical methods.This is a prospective clinical cross-sectional study of 79 children with COVID-19. […]» Read more
For patients undergoing microvascular free tissue transfer (MFTT), we evaluated risk factors and financial implications of operating room (OR) take-back procedures.Retrospective review at a tertiary care center.Patients who underwent MFTT […]» Read more
The goal of this scoping review is to evaluate and synthesize the published research regarding bullying and children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing (DHH).The Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews […]» Read more
Our department sought to develop a quality improvement initiative in the interest of promoting resident involvement within the departmental safety culture. Specifically, we aimed to identify any barriers to incident […]» Read more
To update the current understanding of localized laryngeal amyloidosis by analyzing the NHS National Amyloidosis Database and to further clarify the important ongoing management issues.Retrospective review, case series.Patients with laryngeal […]» Read more
To appraise the utility of a novel EMR-based checklist for complex head and neck microvascular free-tissue reconstruction.A prospectively collected retrospective matched cohort study from a single tertiary care academic institution.A […]» Read more
Prognostic Value of Third Cervical Vertebra Skeletal Muscle Index in Oral Cavity Cancer: A Retrospective Study.
To assess the prognostic utility of third cervical vertebra skeletal muscle index (C3 SMI) measured from preoperative head and neck computed tomography (CT) in patients with oral cavity squamous cell […]» Read more
To report characteristics and management of facial fractures in a major metropolitan center within the United States.Retrospective chart review.Retrospective review at a level 1 trauma academic medical center of 3,946 […]» Read more
Glutamine inhibition has been demonstrated an antifibrotic effect in iatrogenic laryngotracheal stenosis (iLTS) scar fibroblasts in vitro. We hypothesize that broadly active glutamine antagonist, DON will reduce collagen formation and […]» Read more
Differences in Need for Opioids After Sinonasal Surgery at Day of Surgery and in the Postoperative Period.
In the last years, the use of opioid analgesics has increased, as well as their morbidity and mortality, especially in the United States. Most patients after sinonasal surgery receive opioid […]» Read more
Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is the most common deep neck space infection and a frequent cause for otolaryngology consultation. Patients often undergo computed tomography (CT) scan for confirmation in addition to […]» Read more