The rate of positive margins in head and neck cancers has remained stagnant over the past three decades and is consistently associated with poor overall survival. This suggests that significant […]» Read more
Tracheal A-frame deformity is a known consequence of tracheostomy that may lead to obstruction after decannulation. The goal of this study is to demonstrate the feasibility and success of endoscopic […]» Read more
Reversibility of mucociliary clearance and olfaction impairment following endoscopic sinus surgery: a prospective observational study.
Chronic rhinosinusitis is associated with altered mucociliary clearance and olfaction. The study aimed to analyse the reversibility of impairment and endoscopic factors predicting changes in mucociliary clearance and olfactory parameters.This […]» Read more
This paper reports a rare case of a 61-year-old man with sialodochitis fibrinosa.Clinical case report and review of current literature.Sialodochitis fibrinosa is a diagnosis of exclusion and in many cases […]» Read more
This study aimed to describe the clinical presentation, microbiological profile and management of complications of bone wax usage for surgical procedures at the skull base.The case records of a series […]» Read more
To investigate whether the long-term presence of a patulous Eustachian tube (PET) is associated with sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL).Retrospective chart review.Tertiary referral center.Ears (n = 100) were classified into two groups based […]» Read more
Standardizing Drug-Induced Sleep Endoscopy Scoring by an Expert Review Panel: Our Experience in 81 Patients.
Assessment of pharyngeal collapse patterns by drug-induced sleep endoscopy (DISE) is often paramount to guide clinical decision-making in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea. Being a subjective investigation, DISE findings are […]» Read more
Using data from over 72,000 individuals to model age-specific increase in service demand from the 2019 modification to NICE criteria for cochlear implantation.
The UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has estimated a 70% increase in demand resulting from the 2019 modification to cochlear implant criteria We modelled the projected increase […]» Read more
Bilateral Cochlear Implantation in Children: Long-Term Outcome in the Adult Population With Special Emphasis on the Bilateral Benefit.
To investigate the benefit of bilateral cochlear implantation in adults, who had been implanted being a child under the age of 10 years.Retrospective data analysis.Tertiary referral center with a large […]» Read more
Hepatitis C Virus RNA Transcript Associates with Prognosis in Non-human Papillomavirus Associated Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) was reported to associate with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) in many studies. However, its correlation with prognosis of non-human papillomavirus (HPV) associated HNSCC […]» Read more
The objectives were to characterize the effects of wearing face coverings on: 1) acoustic speech cues, and 2) speech recognition of patients with hearing loss who listen with a cochlear […]» Read more
The Versius Surgical System (CMR Surgical, Cambridge, UK) is a new robotic surgical platform that is CE marked and available for clinical use. This is the first pre-clinical evaluation of […]» Read more
Pre-existing Vestibular Symptoms Are Associated With Acute Vestibular Symptoms After Gamma Knife Therapy for Vestibular Schwannoma.
To identify pretreatment variables associated with the development of acute vestibular symptoms after Gamma Knife (GK) treatment for Vestibular Schwannoma (VS).Retrospective case series.Tertiary neurotology referral center.Patients treated with GK radiosurgery […]» Read more
Many powered instruments used in routine sinonasal surgery are regarded as an aerosol generating procedure (AGP). This study aimed to assess assess how different instrument settings may affect detectable droplet […]» Read more
Salivary gland choristoma is an extremely rare middle ear pathology. We present the case of a 10-year-old girl with unilateral conductive hearing loss. Tympanotomy showed a nonspecific middle ear mass, […]» Read more
Language barriers may impact family experience, which is a key measure of healthcare quality. We compared family satisfaction between Spanish-speaking families (SSF) and English-speaking families (ESF) in pediatric otolaryngology.Retrospective cohort […]» Read more
Eccrine hidradenoma is a relatively rare benign tumor of sweat gland origin but with possible malignant transformation. It usually consists of solitary, well-demarcated papules or nodules covered with normal skin. […]» Read more
Arthropods may become lodged inside the ear and cause considerable emotional and physical trauma. Cases of centipedes being lodged in the external auditory canal have rarely been reported. In this […]» Read more
Salvage Eustachian Tube Cartilage Chip Insertion After Multiple Transnasal Shim Operations in Intractable Patulous Eustachian Tube.
This article presents 2 cases of extremely intractable patulous Eustachian tube following multiple transnasal shim insertion. These cases highlight the disadvantages of repeat transnasal shim operations, including enlargement of the […]» Read more
To identify whether chemoradiotherapy improves survival in patients with stage T3-4N0M0 nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC).The data of patients with stage T3-4N0M0 NPC were extracted from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results […]» Read more
To evaluate the effect of laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) and antireflux treatment on peak nasal inspiratory airflow (PNIF).Prospective observational study was conducted.Tertiary otorhinolaryngology clinic.Adults with LPR and healthy controls MAIN OUTCOME […]» Read more
Medialization laryngoplasty, also known as type I thyroplasty is widely accepted as a definitive treatment for paralytic and nonparalytic glottal incompetence. This technique uses material to medialize the vocal fold […]» Read more
Predicting the course of cranial nerve (CN) VII in the cerebellopontine angle (CPA) on preoperative imaging for vestibular schwannoma (VS) may help guide surgical resection and reduce complications. Diffusion MRI […]» Read more
1) To compare vestibular schwannoma maximum linear dimensions and calculated volume with measured volume in accurately determining tumor volume and growth. 2) To determine natural growth history of vestibular schwannomas […]» Read more
To describe a unique case of definite neuroborreliosis presenting with bilateral vestibulopathy (BV) due to simultaneous involvement of both vestibular systems highlighted by a complete assessment for all five vestibular […]» Read more
Glottic stenosis is a discrete cause of airway compromise. We aimed to determine the surgical outcomes of transverse cordotomy with anteromedial arytenoidectomy (TCAMA), performed in the setting of isolated glottic […]» Read more
Cricopharyngeal Myotomy in Inclusion Body Myositis: Comparison of Endoscopic and Transcervical Approaches.
Inclusion body myositis (IBM) is a progressive inflammatory myopathy with dysphagia as a debilitating sequalae. Otolaryngologists are consulted for surgical candidacy when there are findings of cricopharyngeal dysfunction. We aim […]» Read more
Stapes surgery is occasionally complicated by an intraoperative tympanic membrane perforation (ITMP), traditionally indicating abortion of the procedure due to concerns for postoperative infection and sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL). This […]» Read more
The Viability and Growth of HaCaT Cells After Exposure to Bioactive Glass S53P4-Containing Cell Culture Media.
Bioactive glass (BG) S53P4 reduces the viability of epidermal keratinocyte-derived immortalized cell line, HaCaT in sufficient concentrations in vitro.Although used in mastoid obliteration surgery, there is no data available on […]» Read more
Schwannomas in the middle ear and external auditory canal are exceedingly rare. The facial nerve, chorda tympani nerve, and Jacobson’s nerve have rarely been reported as the origins of primary […]» Read more