Biphenotypic sinonasal sarcoma (BSNS), previously low-grade sinonasal sarcoma with neural and myogenic features, is a rare tumor of the sinonasal tract first described in 2012. Due to its rarity, limited […]» Read more
Postinflammatory Medial Meatal Fibrosis: Histopathologic Features and Outcomes of Surgical Management.
The aims of our study were to investigate the clinical and audiometric outcome of the surgical treatment of postinflammatory medial meatal fibrosis (PIMMF) and to review the histopathologic changes in […]» Read more
To investigate neuroanatomic volume differences in tinnitus and hearing loss.Cross-sectional.Sixteen regions of interest (ROIs) in adults (43 male, 29 female) were examined using 3Tesla structural magnetic resonance imaging in four […]» Read more
Intramuscular hemangioma (IMH) is an uncommon benign vascular lesion, which develops in skeletal muscles and it accounts for <1% of all hemangiomas. The accurate diagnosis is often difficult because the […]» Read more
New proposal to revise the classification for squamous cell carcinoma of the external auditory canal and middle ear.
The prognosis of patients with advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the external auditory canal and middle ear has been improved by advances in skull base surgery and multidrug chemoradiotherapy during […]» Read more
Our case demonstrates the rare presentation of sinonasal sarcoidosis causing severe nasal obstruction. While the patient had a remote history of pulmonary sarcoidosis, she was in remission and had no […]» Read more
Although the diagnosis of chronic invasive fungal sinusitis relies chiefly on identification of invasive fungi on histology, the insidious nature of the disease can preclude detection of fungal organisms. Here, […]» Read more
Extraction of Aural Foreign Bodies in a Rural Setting: 10-Year Review and a Novel Method to Remove Magnetic Stones.
The external auditory canal’s unique anatomical characteristics made the presence of foreign bodies (FBs) a clinical challenge, particularly in rural settings without ready access to tertiary care and specialist intervention.Our […]» Read more
Differential diagnosis of globus sensation in an otherwise asymptomatic patient should include hypopharyngeal fibrovascular polyp to avoid potentially fatal complications like airway compromise following regurgitation. We present a case of […]» Read more
To assess the effects of hearing rehabilitation with cochlear implants on a subset of cognitive domains in older patients (≥65 yr).Prospective observational study.Department of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main.Patients aged between 65 and […]» Read more
Optimizing Care Delivery by Applying an Innovative Shared Medical Appointment Model for Determination of Cochlear Implant Candidacy.
To develop and implement an innovative group appointment with the potential to improve access to cochlear implantation (CI) while maintaining patient satisfaction and experience.Adult patients with advanced sensorineural hearing loss.Implementation […]» Read more
Profound Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss in Hematologic Malignancy: A Case for Urgent Cochlear Implantation With Discussion and Systematic Review of the Literature.
To perform a systematic review of sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) in hematologic malignancy; to describe an illustrative case of urgent cochlear implantation for bilateral profound SNHL and vestibular hypofunction in […]» Read more
The Price of Otologic Procedures: Variation in Markup by Surgical Procedure and Geography in the United States.
To characterize and analyze variation in price markup of seven common otologic surgeries by procedure and geographic region.Retrospective Analysis of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services database of 2017 […]» Read more
Transcanal Endoscopic Cartilage and Perichondrium Graft Myringoplasty for Large Tympanic Membrane Perforations.
The objective of this study was to evaluate the outcomes following transcanal endoscopic cartilage and perichondrium double-layer myringoplasty for subtotal and total tympanic membrane (TM) perforations.Retrospective case review.Tertiary referral center.Adult […]» Read more
Patient-specific surgical simulation allows presurgical planning through three-dimensional (3D) visualization and virtual rehearsal. Virtual reality simulation for otologic surgery can be based on high-resolution cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT). This study […]» Read more
The Utility of Glasgow Prognostic Score and Palliative Prognostic Index in Patients With Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Under Palliative Care.
Palliative care patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) often experience dysphagia and airway trouble; thus, each patient requires a specific palliative care plan based on their prognostication. […]» Read more
The larynx is an uncommon location for live foreign bodies. The leech can reach the glottis during consumption of contaminated water but is usually expelled by an effective cough reflex. […]» Read more
We describe a cost-effective solution to limit aerosol transmission to the surgeon and other personnel in the operating room during otologic surgery. View the full article @ Ear, nose, & […]» Read more
Although the recent advent of a vaccine and other therapeutic aids in our fight against COVID-19 has brought us a step closer to controlling the pandemic, our fight is far […]» Read more
Efficacy of Office-Based Intralesional Steroid Injections in the Management of Subglottic Stenosis: A Systematic Review.
To determine the efficacy of office-based intralesional steroid injections (ILSI) as a management therapy for adult subglottic stenosis (SGS).A systematic review was completed using PubMed and Science Direct for office-based […]» Read more
A 42-year-old man was referred for a week history of severe dysphagia, odynophagia, fever (39 °C), fatigue, abdominal pain, pharyngeal swelling, and multiple neck lymphadenopathies. The medical history reported a […]» Read more
A New Montgomery® Salivary Bypass Tube Placement Technique: Report of Procedures Performed on Patients With Tracheoesophageal Fistula or Pharyngoesophageal Stenosis.
Salivary Bypass Tube is an important tool to prevent or treat some complications of laryngeal and hypopharyngeal surgery and its placement may prove difficult. In this article, we propose a […]» Read more
To determine the cochlea’s average size in humans and evaluate the relationships between certain covariates and cochlear size.A systematic search on articles on cochlear size and published in English was […]» Read more
Montgomery T-Tube Insertion Under ECMO in a Patient With Complete Subglottic Stenosis and Severe Lower Tracheal Collapse.
The treatment of complete subglottic stenosis (SGS) remains a challenge due to anatomic and technological limitations. Placement of the Montgomery T-tube is an effective treatment option. For complete SGS patient […]» Read more
Middle-ear or mastoid granulation pathology associated with retraction of the pars flaccida and low-pitched tinnitus.
This study aimed to evaluate the clinical features and outcomes of patients with middle-ear granulation pathologies associated with attic retractions.The clinical records of adult patients with middle-ear granulation pathologies and […]» Read more
A case of symptomatic unilateral vertebral artery compression by the greater cornu of the thyroid cartilage is described. Imaging shows ossification of the greater cornu of the thyroid cartilage with […]» Read more
Cochlear implants improve the quality of life of patients with bilateral severe sensorineural hearing loss. Normally, patients with cochlear implants can continue to use the devices for years without any […]» Read more
Computed tomography (CT) is the preferred noninvasive method for the evaluation of osteitis in chronic sinusitis. Some scholars believe that the bone changes associated with chronic sinusitis always show high […]» Read more
Diffuse-Type Tenosynovial Giant Cell Tumor Arising in the Temporomandibular Joint Extending to the External Auditory Canal: A Case Report and Literature Review.
A 74-year-old Japanese woman with a 1-year history of right preauricular pain and a 2-month history of bleeding from the right ear was admitted to our department. Tumor was observed […]» Read more
The Effects of Round Window Membrane Injury and the Use of a Model Electrode Application on Hearing in Rats.
To investigate the effects of the mechanical trauma to the round window, a model electrode inserted into the scala tympani on the cochlear reserve, and the efficacy of topical steroids […]» Read more