This retrospective evaluation of surgical outcomes for hyomandibular suspension when performed with uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Thirty-nine patients with moderate-to-severe OSA were treated with […]» Read more
While many students participate in research years or fellowships prior to entering the otolaryngology-head and neck surgery (OHNS) match, the effects of these fellowships on match outcomes remains unclear. This […]» Read more
To analyze the impact of steroids on postoperative tonsillectomy recovery and implement findings for improvement in postoperative management.Institutional review board approved prospective study with retrospective analysis of private practice setting […]» Read more
This study aimed to evaluate whether peripheral vestibular disorders (PVD) are associated with subsequent injury.Data for this follow-up study were retrieved from the Taiwan’s National Health Insurance (NHI) Dataset. A […]» Read more
Nodular fasciitis is a rare, benign lesion characterized by the pseudosarcomatous proliferation of fibroblasts and myofibroblasts. Accurate diagnosis presents a unique challenge for otolaryngologists, as nodular fasciitis frequently mimics malignancy […]» Read more
Percutaneous Tracheostomy With a Demistifier Canopy in the COVID-19 Era: A Safe Technique in the Intensive Care Unit.
Endoscopic percutaneous tracheostomy (PT) is a safe technique that is performed frequently by otolaryngologists and intensivists. New challenges have been identified in order to maintain the safety of this procedure […]» Read more
Predictors of Quality-of-Life Improvements Following Global Head and Neck Surgery Trips to Underserved Regions.
To conduct longitudinal postoperative follow-up and discern health-related quality-of-life (HR-QoL) changes using a validated questionnaire among patients undergoing head and neck surgeries during a short-term, global surgical trip in a […]» Read more
We describe a case of spontaneous nasal septal abscess (NSA) in a 9-year-old child. We also reviewed the literatures in recent years and summarized the characteristics of NSA, such as […]» Read more
Facial nerve monitoring (FNM) has evolved into a widely used adjunct for many surgical procedures along the course of the facial nerve. Even though majority opinion holds that FNM reduces […]» Read more
Extrapulmonary tuberculosis in the head and neck region accounts for 10% of all tuberculosis cases. Cervical lymph nodes are the most common sites of head and neck tuberculosis and often […]» Read more
To directly compare the prevalence of chemosensory dysfunction (smell and taste) in geographically distinct regions with the same questionnaires.A cross-sectional study was performed to evaluate the self-reported symptoms among adults […]» Read more
Transoral surgery (TOS) has become increasingly popular for patients with superficial hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). However, the number of patients in whom metachronous multiple SCC of the head and […]» Read more
This study aimed to examine the association between caloric asymmetry and response to treatment in patients with vestibular migraine.Dizziness Handicap Inventory scores were compared between patients with less than and […]» Read more
Reconstruction of a Large Oncologic Defect Involving Lower Eyelid and Infraorbital Cheek Using MSTAFI Flap.
An oncologic defect that includes both the lower eyelid and the infraorbital cheek often results in complex reconstructive problems because its reconstruction involves 2 distinct tissue types and cosmetic subunits. […]» Read more
Bonebridge (BB) is the first active implantation system for bone conduction that is placed fully under the skin. Experience suggests that BB is characterized by low incidence of postoperative complications. […]» Read more
To evaluate the role of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) in patients with postparalytic facial nerve syndrome with synkinesis (PFS).A single-center retrospective cohort study.A total of 221 adults (74% women; median […]» Read more
The Impact of Bolgerization versus Partial Resection of the Middle Turbinate on Frontal Sinusotomy Patency Outcome: A Randomized controlled Study.
This study aimed to compare the effects of middle turbinate resection versus bolgerization on the incidence of middle meatus synechia and their prognostic value on the patency outcomes after frontal […]» Read more
The outcomes of endoscopic approach for attic cholesteatoma: underwater continuous drilling versus traditional intermittent drilling.
This study aimed to analyse the differences between underwater continuous drilling and traditional intermittent drilling for attic cholesteatoma.The clinical data of 61 patients with attic cholesteatoma who underwent an endoscopic […]» Read more
Is antibiotic prophylaxis expendable in parotid gland surgery? A retrospective analysis of surgical site infection rates.
To evaluate the rate of surgical site infection (SSI) and associated risk factors after parotid gland surgery including the impact of antibiotic prophylaxis.Retrospective single-center clinical study.Tertiary referral center for head […]» Read more
Most reported cases of middle ear adenoma (MEA) have focused on histopathology because MEA is usually diagnosed postoperatively, which is considered as a major setback. We focused on the surgical […]» Read more
Nasal diseases are among the main motives for the early discontinuation of continuous positive airway pressure therapy and for long-term therapeutic compliance with mandibular advancement device. Although our clinical experience […]» Read more
The purpose of this study is to review the differences between continuous wave (CW) and UltraPulse (UP) on thermal damage of the laser with different power.Four adult beagle dogs underwent […]» Read more
Tonsillectomy Outcomes for Coblation Versus Bipolar Diathermy Techniques in Adult Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
There is no consensus on the optimal tonsillectomy technique in adult patients. The study aims to identify all studies comparing the outcomes of coblation versus bipolar diathermy in adult patients […]» Read more
Given the conflicting evidence regarding adenotonsillectomy and the risk of upper airway infections (UAIs), including acute pharyngitis (APT), rhinosinusitis (ARS), and otitis media (AOM), we evaluated the risk of developing […]» Read more
Neonatal HNT in the pharynx is a rare cause of respiratory distress and poor feeding in the newborn, but must be differentiated from teratoma, encephalocele, and nasal glioma. While surgical […]» Read more
Comparison of Endoscopic Cartilage Myringoplasty in Dry and Wet Ears With Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media.
This study compared the rate of graft success, as well as hearing improvement and dry ear time between dry ears and wet ears with otomycosis or without otomycosis in patients […]» Read more
Comparison of Sugammadex Dose for Intraoperative Neuromonitoring in Thyroid Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
To compare effect of 1 and 2 mg/kg of sugammadex on the incidence of intraoperative bucking and intraoperative neuromonitoring (IONM) quality in thyroid surgery.Randomized controlled trial.Patients qualified for thyroid surgery with […]» Read more
To estimate the prevalence of baseline clinically significant distress (distress score ≥ 4) in head and neck cancer patients planned and treated with radical intent radiotherapy using the National Comprehensive Cancer Network […]» Read more
The aim of this study was to investigate the factors affecting extrusion time in both children and adults with ventilation tube (VT) insertion, providing useful information for clinicians for better […]» Read more
Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP) is currently treated with repeat surgical resection of papillomatous disease that does not address the fundamental underlying issue of chronic infection with low-risk human papillomavirus. Here, […]» Read more