The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of gastric Helicobacter pylori colonization on nasal functions. The study enrolled patients (n = 100) who underwent endoscopy for gastroesophageal […]» Read more
The Checkpoint nerve stimulator (Checkpoint Surgical, Cleveland, OH) is a U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved device for neural localization and monitoring during surgery. Its safety, efficacy, and reliability for neural […]» Read more
Contralateral Precaruncular Approach to the Lateral Sphenoid Sinus-A Case Report Detailing a New, Multiportal Approach to Lesions, and Defects in the Lateral Aspect of Well-Pneumatized Sphenoid Sinuses.
Conventional surgical approaches to the lateral aspect of a well-pneumatized sphenoid sinus are associated with significant surgical morbidity. Transorbital endoscopic approaches have recently gained favor as an alternative approach to […]» Read more
Facial palsy causes variable facial disfigurement ranging from subtle asymmetry to crippling deformity. There is no existing standard database to serve as a resource for facial palsy education and research. […]» Read more
The present study aimed to identify the association between sociodemographic and lifestyle-related factors with the response time from the appearance of symptoms potentially related to head and neck cancer (HNC) […]» Read more
A multitude of simulator systems for endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) are available as training tools for residents preparing to enter the operating room. These include human cadavers, virtual reality, realistic […]» Read more
Intracranial complications secondary to chronic otitis media (COM) include otogenic brain abscess and sinus thrombosis. Intravenous antibiotics and imaging have significantly reduced the incidence of intracranial complications secondary to COM. […]» Read more
Large and deep defects resulting from lateral skull base surgery represent a challenge to the head and neck surgeon. Different microvascular free flaps have specific advantages and disadvantages. While the […]» Read more
Squamous cell carcinoma originating in the buccal mucosa and retromolar trigone (RMT) have historically poor outcomes. Difficulties in discriminating tumor origin often result in these subsites being combined in surgical […]» Read more
The purpose of this study was to investigate the association of demographic factors, tumor stage, and treatment modalities for overall survival in patients with sinonasal mucosal melanoma (SNMM).Retrospective database review.The […]» Read more
The objective of this study is to investigate the dimensional and volumetric measurements in the thyroarytenoid (TA) muscle in men and women using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The hypothesis is […]» Read more
A randomized controlled trial of adjuvant mitomycin-c in endoscopic surgery for laryngotracheal stenosis.
Topical mitomycin-C (MMC) application is a commonly accepted adjuvant therapy in the surgical treatment for laryngotracheal stenosis (LTS). However, the efficacy of MMC has not been examined in a prospective, […]» Read more
To examine if there has been a reduction in premature mortality due to head and neck cancers and their subtypes in the Canadian population between 1980 and 2010.Retrospective database review.Mortality […]» Read more
Identification of essential biofilm proteins in middle ear fluids of otitis media with effusion patients.
Otitis media with effusion (OME) is a common disease of childhood that is largely asymptomatic. However, middle ear fluid can persist for months and negatively impact a child’s quality of […]» Read more
Traction on the septum during transoral septotomy for Zenker diverticulum improves the final outcome.
Transoral diverticulostomy/septotomy has become a popular treatment for patients with Zenker diverticulum (ZD). To improve the results of transoral stapler-assisted septotomy, a modification of the technique has been introduced. In […]» Read more
Sialendoscopy has emerged as a safe, effective and minimally invasive technique for management of obstructive and inflammatory salivary gland disease. The aim of our study was to analyze outcomes of […]» Read more
The maxillary bone’s frontal process, lacrimal bone, and ethmoidal labyrinth’s uncinate process can each harbor pneumatizations, referred to as agger nasi cells (ANCs), lacrimal cells (LCs), and uncinate bullae (UBs), […]» Read more
In this article, we explore the disease spectrum and clinical characteristics of and the diagnosis and endoscopic approach to treating isolated sphenoid sinus disease (ISSD) in children. To these ends, […]» Read more
It has been suggested that systemic pentoxifylline may be beneficial in the treatment of olfactory dysfunction. The postulated mechanism of action involves nonselective competitive phosphodiesterase inhibition, leading to increased intracellular […]» Read more
The aim of this prospective study was to analyze the voice and quality-of-life outcomes of microscopic diode laser surgery (MDLS). The study was conducted on a series of 46 patients […]» Read more
A case of a 32-year-old female with a known diagnosis of Turner syndrome who presented with complaints of chronic progressive right-sided facial pain and sinus pressure and who was afebrile. […]» Read more
Odontogenic sinusitis (ODS) is more common than historically reported, and management recommendations are limited in the literature. Although ODS case series have shown successful outcomes with dental treatment and endoscopic […]» Read more
To discuss the reasons for misdiagnosis of supernumerary nasal teeth.Clinical data of four supernumerary nasal tooth patients were analysed retrospectively at visits to our otolaryngology department between 2005 and 2018.All […]» Read more
To explore the role of T-helper 17 cells and their cascade in the pathogenesis of laryngeal cancer.Prospectively, 110 consecutive patients with a suspicious laryngeal lesion were evaluated for serum levels […]» Read more
Value of patient-reported symptoms in the follow up of patients potentially cured of laryngeal carcinoma.
To evaluate the significance of patients’ ability to recognise symptoms that signify recurrence.A retrospective analysis was conducted in Norway of demographic, clinical and follow-up data for patients with laryngeal carcinoma […]» Read more
Incidence and clinical predictors of cystic squamous cell carcinoma metastases in lateral cervical cysts.
This study aimed to determine the incidence of metastatic squamous cell carcinoma in patients with an isolated cervical cystic mass, and to describe the clinical features that might predict the […]» Read more
We studied the influence of the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and anemia on the response to induction chemotherapy (IC) and survival outcomes in laryngeal cancer patients treated with a preservation protocol.Retrospective […]» Read more
Head and neck cancer follow-up length, interval and content are controversial. Therefore, this study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of the follow-up protocol after curative treatment in head and neck […]» Read more
Sjögren’s syndrome is a rheumatological condition. Diagnosing Sjögren’s syndrome can be challenging given the overlapping nature of clinical presentations. Currently, minor salivary gland biopsy is considered the definitive test for […]» Read more
Submental island flap versus radial forearm free flap for oral tongue reconstruction: a comparison of complications and functional outcomes.
This study compared the complications and functional outcomes of patients with oral tongue cancer who had undergone reconstruction using a submental island flap or a radial forearm free flap.Of the […]» Read more