Menière’s disease (MD) is a clinical disorder that often provides challenges in diagnosis and management. High-quality evidence to guide care providers is sparse, which can result in significant practice variations. […]» Read more
Surgical Experience and Early Audiological Outcomes With New Active Transcutaneous Bone Conduction Implant.
Our objective was to report the very first surgical experiences, audiologic benefits, and satisfaction with the new active transcutaneous bone conduction implant, generation 602 (BCI602), in patients with mixed/conductive hearing […]» Read more
Impairment of ipsilesional vestibulo-ocular reflex (VOR) function is well described in vestibular schwannoma (VS) and a correlation between gain of the VOR and tumor size has been suggested. Bilateral VOR […]» Read more
To evaluate sleep behavior and its relation to otoneurological parameters in a group of patients with chronic unilateral vestibular hypofunction (UVH) without self-reported sleep disturbances when compared with healthy subjects […]» Read more
Persistent postural-perceptual dizziness (PPPD) is a recently defined diagnostic syndrome characterized by chronic symptoms of dizziness, unsteadiness, and/or non-spinning vertigo. Although PPPD has been studied in adults, reports in the […]» Read more
Sociodemographic Disparities in Pediatric Cochlear Implantation Access and Use: A Systematic Review.
Pediatric cochlear implantation (CI) is a multistep process, which exposes a healthcare system’s potential weaknesses in ability to deliver timely care to deaf children. The current systematic review aims to […]» Read more
To characterize the clinical features associated with sinonasal complaints after maxillectomy with free flap reconstruction as well as propose a screening and treatment algorithm.Retrospective review of patients who underwent maxillectomy […]» Read more
To determine the success of an adenotonsillectomy (T&A) in treating children with severe obesity utilizing a more accurate obesity scale.Retrospective cohort.A retrospective cohort of children with obesity between 5 and […]» Read more
This case report demonstrates a novel approach to treating a rare indirect carotid cavernous fistula (CCF) and associated abducens palsy. Although endovascular treatment is the standard of care in the […]» Read more
We report a rare case of isolated malleus dislocation into the external auditory canal with lateralized intact tympanic membrane following a head trauma. The patient was a 63-year-old woman who […]» Read more
Esophageal atresia remains one of the most challenging congenital anomalies of the newborn. It can occur with or without tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF), and to date, there are still no universally […]» Read more
To analyze the cost effectiveness of cochlear implantation (CI) for the treatment of single-sided deafness (SSD).Cost-utility analysis in an adapted Markov model.Adults with single-sided deafness in a high-income country.Unilateral CI […]» Read more
To identify preoperative patient and surgical parameters that predict operative time variability within tympanoplasty current procedural terminology (CPT) codes.Retrospective.Tertiary referral center.One hundred twenty eight patients who underwent tympanoplasty (CPT code […]» Read more
The Impact of Superior Canal Dehiscence on Power Absorbance, Otoacoustic Emissions, and Hearing in Fat Sand Rats.
Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence (SSCD) may lead to vestibular and auditory impairments.To study the effects of power absorbance (PA), Distortion Product Otoacoustic emissions (DPOAE), and hearing thresholds in normal ears […]» Read more
A Clinical Evaluation of Minimally Invasive Ponto Surgery With a Modified Drill System for Inserting Bone-Anchored Hearing Implants.
To compare 6-months outcomes of the modified minimally invasive Ponto surgery (m-MIPS) to both the linear incision technique with soft tissue preservation (LIT-TP), and original MIPS (o-MIPS) for inserting bone-anchored […]» Read more
To clarify pathophysiological characteristics of Ménière’s disease during the remission phase.Two Ménière’s disease patients with different disease durations, whose endolymphatic hydrops was longitudinally observed using 3-T magnetic resonance imaging.Diagnostic.Morphological changes […]» Read more
To develop a multiclass-classifier deep learning model and website for distinguishing tympanic membrane (TM) pathologies based on otoscopic images.An otoscopic image database developed by utilizing publicly available online images and […]» Read more
Comparing ultrasound assessment of thyroid nodules using BTA U classification and ACR TIRADS measured against histopathological diagnosis.
The British Thyroid Association (BTA) recommend ultrasound assessment of thyroid nodules using the U classification. The American College of Radiologists (ACR) recommend assessment with the Thyroid Imaging Reporting and Data […]» Read more
Qualitative assessment of YouTube videos as a source of patient information for cochlear implant surgery.
YouTube is increasingly used as a source of healthcare information. This study evaluated the quality of videos on YouTube about cochlear implants.YouTube was searched using the phrase ‘cochlear implant’. The […]» Read more
Association Between Postoperative Vertigo and Hearing Outcomes After Stapes Surgery for Otosclerosis.
During the postoperative period, most patients with otosclerosis report vertigo and/or nausea caused by interventions within the inner ear. The aim of this study was to evaluate both early and […]» Read more
Surgical Approach to Frontal and Ethmoid Sinus Osteomas: The Experience of 2 Metropolitan Italian Hospitals.
The aim of this study was to report the surgical management experience of patients with osteomas of the frontal and ethmoid sinuses performed in 2 metropolitan Italian hospitals between 2012 […]» Read more
Early Internal Branch of Superior Laryngeal Nerve Bifurcation Passes Through Double Thyroid Foramen.
Internal branch of superior laryngeal nerve (ibSLN) provides sensory innervation mostly to the supraglottic part of the larynx and thus prevents aspiration during ingestion. Normally, it is distributed to the […]» Read more
To assess a middle ear simulator as a surgical training tool among a cohort of novice trainees.Prospective pilot study.The George Washington University Hospital (tertiary care academic hospital).Twenty one medical students […]» Read more
To assess outcomes after surgery for vestibular schwannoma in patients over 70 years of age.Retrospective chart review.Two tertiary otology and neurotology centers.Patients undergoing primary surgery for vestibular schwannoma between 2007 and […]» Read more
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Versus Intratympanic Steroid for Salvage Treatment of Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
The aim of this meta-analysis is to compare the efficacy of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) and intratympanic steroids (ITS) as salvage treatment for patients with refractory sudden sensorineural hearing loss […]» Read more
Previous studies in phobic postural vertigo patients showed characteristic frequency changes in body sway fluctuations, raising the question whether similar spectral changes can be also observed in the recently defined […]» Read more
Stapedotomy Removing Only the Stapes Head and Not the Entire Stapes Superstructure: Long-Term Results.
To describe a new stapedotomy in which is removed only the stapes head not the entire stapes superstructure and its long-term results.Prospective study.The study was started on January 2015 and […]» Read more
Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Patients with Hearing Implants – Follow-up on Prevalence and Complications.
To examine the number of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examinations performed in patients with hearing implants and to quantify side effects or complications related to this procedure.Questionnaire.Tertiary referral center, academic […]» Read more
3D-reconstructions of Bast’s Valve and Membranous Labyrinth: Insights for Vestibular Implantation and Meniere’s Disease.
Bast’s valve is a poorly understood inner ear structure located at the junction between pars superior and inferior in the membranous labyrinth. Anatomically precise three-dimensional reconstructions (3D-reconstructions) of Bast’s valve […]» Read more
Otologic surgery in guinea pig requires head immobilization for microscopic manipulation. Existing commercially available stereotaxic frames are expensive and impede access to the ear as they rely on ear bars […]» Read more