Pretherapeutic nutritional/inflammatory factors as predictors for survival of both early and advanced staged head and neck cancer patients
Malnutrition and inflammation are common in patients with head and neck cancer and are closely associated with prognosis. Although several parameters for evaluating nutritional/inflammatory status have been assessed in relation to the prognosis of patients with head and neck cancer, previous studies primarily included patients with advanced-stage disease. To date, there is no consensus regarding the most reliable parameter for predicting the prognosis of early and advanced-stage head and neck cancer. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - November 29, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Kohei Yamahara, Akifumi Mizukoshi, Kana Lee, Satoshi Ikegami Source Type: research

Trans-oral endoscopic assisted radio-frequency for adenoid ablation; A randomized prospective comparative clinical study
This study compared the efficacy and safety of conventional adenoidectomy using a curette and the Radio-frequency (RF) adenoid ablation using endoscope via the trans-oral technique. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - November 28, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Saad Elzayat, Hossam Elsherif, Mohammad Aouf Source Type: research

Eye movement patterns in Iranian dyslexic children compared to non-dyslexic children
Dyslexia is the most common learning disorder that affects 5 –10% of school aged children. Eye movement abnormalities and visual processing deficits have been reported in some of dyslexic children. Objective of this study is to compare the eye-movement patterns of Iranian dyslexic children with those of non-dyslexic children as they perform the oculomotor t ests and to explore the relationship between their eye-movement patterns and their reading ability. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - November 28, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Fatemeh Jafarlou, Mohsen Ahadi, Farnoush Jarollahi Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Epithelium of the human vocal fold as a vibrating tissue
The human adult vocal fold mucosa, especially, superficial layer of the lamina propria (Reinke's space) has attracted notice as an important vibrating structure. However, fine structures of the stratified squamous epithelium of the human adult vocal fold, which is another histological component of the mucosa, remain enigmatic. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - November 28, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Kiminori Sato, Shun-ichi Chitose, Kiminobu Sato, Fumihiko Sato, Takeharu Ono, Hirohito Umeno Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Preoperative predictive criteria for mastoid extension in pars flaccida cholesteatoma in assessments using temporal bone high-resolution computed tomography
We aimed to clarify the usefulness of high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) and establish HRCT criteria for presurgical assessment of the mastoid extension in pars flaccida cholesteatomas of the middle ear. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - November 28, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Akira Baba, Sho Kurihara, Akira Ogihara, Satoshi Matsushima, Hideomi Yamauchi, Koshi Ikeda, Ryo Kurokawa, Yoshiaki Ota, Masahiro Takahashi, Yuika Sakurai, Masaomi Motegi, Manabu Komori, Kazuhisa Yamamoto, Yutaka Yamamoto, Hiromi Kojima, Hiroya Ojiri Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Full-thickness cartilage graft myringoplasty combined with topical application of bFGF for repair of perforations with extensive epithelialization
The objective of this study is to evaluate the long term outcome of endoscope full-thickness cartilage graft myringoplasty combined with topical application of basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) for repair of perforations with extensive epithelialization. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - November 27, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Zhengcai Lou Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Results of coblation midline glossectomy for obstructive sleep apnea
The aim of this study is to determine the effectiveness of coblation midline glossectomy for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) when used as an isolated procedure. We also aim to compare the effect of this surgical procedure on supine and non-supine apnea. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - November 24, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Ahmet Emre S üslü, Oğuzhan Katar, Shamkhal Jafarov, Serdar Özer, Metin Önerci Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Parotitis caused by Mycobacteroides abscessus subspecies abscessus
We report a rare case of Mycobacteroides abscessus subspecies abscessus (MAB) parotitis in a previously healthy 26-year-old woman. She presented to the previous hospital with a swelling over the right parotid region, and a computed tomography scan revealed multiple abscesses in the swollen parotid gland. Histopathology showed granulomatous inflammation with acid-fast bacilli; however, a subsequent culture failed to isolate mycobacterium. Despite repeated antibiotic therapy and multiple surgical interventions including partial incision and drainage of the abscesses, the parotitis did not resolved. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - November 24, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Akiko Yonekawa, Noriko Miyake, Junya Minami, Daisuke Murakami, Hanako Fukano, Yoshihiko Hoshino, Kazuhiko Kubo, Yong Chong, Koichi Akashi, Nobuyuki Shimono Source Type: research

Middle ear adenoma with facial palsy: A case report and a review of the literature
A 52-year-old man presented to our emergency department with an acute onset of right-sided facial nerve (FN) palsy of House-Brackmann grade V. Electroneurography (ENoG) was conducted with no response at the right FN, as compared with the left FN (0%). We performed a biopsy of the right middle ear mass and histological studies showed the tumor to be neuroendocrine tumors (NET) of the middle ear. We resected the tumor with canal wall down mastoidectomy and reconstructed the posterior meatal wall with soft tissue. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - November 24, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Tadahisa Shishido, Ryoukichi Ikeda, Jun Suzuki, Yohei Honkura, Yasutoshi Koshiba, Gosuke Watarai, Tomonori Kanbayashi, Masaki Hatano, Daisuke Yamauchi, Tetsuaki Kawase, Yukio Katori Source Type: research

Biomolecular Endotype Factors Involved in COVID-19 Airway Infectivity: A Systematic Review
To review the current knowledge of biomolecular factors surrounding otorhinolaryngeal illnesses and analyze their presence in COVID-19 virulence. Emphasis was placed on cytokines and vitamin D for determining susceptibility of illness. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - November 24, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Neil Jain, Rahul Varman, James A. Tarbox, Tam Nguyen Source Type: research

Effects of using cane and vestibular rehabilitation on the walking function in elderly patients with dizziness
In this study, we investigated the effects of vestibular rehabilitation (VR) and cane use on improving gait and balance in patients aged over 65 years with balance disorder. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - November 19, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Akihiro Ohara, Miyamoto Yasuhiro, Fumihiro Mochizuki, Tatsuya Shinohe, Yoshiyuki Sasano, Kaori Suzuki, Koshi Mikami, Izumi Koizuka Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Surgical Strategy and Optimal Timing of Tracheostomy in Patients with COVID-19: Early Experiences in Japan
: Tracheostomy is an important surgical procedure for coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) patients who underwent prolonged tracheal intubation. Surgical indication of tracheostomy is greatly affected by the general condition of the patient, comorbidity, prognosis, hospital resources, and staff experience. Thus, the optimal timing of tracheostomy remains controversial. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - November 18, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Naoki Nishio, Mariko Hiramatsu, Yukari Goto, Yuichiro Shindo, Takanori Yamamoto, Naruhiro Jingushi, Keiko Wakahara, Michihiko Sone Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Superior mediastinal paraganglioma initially suspected of being a mediastinal thyroid goiter
We report a case of superior mediastinal paraganglioma treated in our department. A 28-year-old woman visited our department because of suspected mediastinal tumor during a medical checkup. Contrast-enhanced CT showed a 39  × 35 × 65-mm tumor with a well-defined border extending from the lower pole of the left thyroid gland to the superior mediastinum. Laboratory tests showed no evidence of catecholamine overproduction. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - November 17, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Ryosuke Takahashi, Hiroaki Kawabe, Nobuaki Koide, Akihisa Tasaki, Kazuchika Ohno, Yosuke Ariizumi, Daisuke Kobayashi, Takahiro Asakage Source Type: research

Platform posturography of patients with peripheral vestibular dysfunction in the non-acute phase of vertigo
Posturography (PG) shows various patterns corresponding to a patient's equilibrium condition; however, PG is not useful for the differential diagnosis of peripheral vestibular diseases (PVDs). The aim of this study was to identify parameters of PG that can distinguish between PVDs. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - November 11, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Kotaro Shimizu, Takao Imai, Ryohei Oya, Tomoko Okumura, Takashi Sato, Yasuhiro Osaki, Yumi Ohta, Hidenori Inohara Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Survey of parental awareness of obstructive sleep apnea among children in Guangdong province, South China
Childhood obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is underdiagnosed. The aim of this study was to assess the awareness level of OSA among parents in the general population of Guangdong province of South China. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - November 11, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Piao Xu, Shanshan Zhang, Jingya Yang, Hongjuan Chu, Dafei Li, Haiyan Zhao, Qiongping Lin, Guangyong Tian Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Wideband absorbance pattern in adults with otosclerosis and ossicular chain discontinuity
Evidence from previous literature had shown that the use of a single frequency probe tone is not sensitive enough to detect middle ear pathologies, especially related to the ossicles, which hinders accurate diagnosis. The goal of the present study was to compare the outcome of wideband absorbance (WBA) tympanometry and to determine the difference in WBA pattern in adults with otosclerosis and ossicular chain discontinuity. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - November 11, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Arunraj Karuppannan, Animesh Barman Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Axillary lymph node metastases from thyroid carcinoma: Report of seven cases
Axillary lymph node metastasis (ALNM) of well- or poorly-differentiated thyroid cancer is rare. Notably, there are only 14 single case reports available; therefore, the mechanism of metastasis is unclear at this point. Because we encountered seven cases at a single institution, we were able to infer the mechanism of ALNM of thyroid cancer.The seven cases treated at our institution were analyzed retrospectively. In addition, 14 cases reported from other institutions were reviewed. All seven patients we treated and the 10 patients, among the 14, from other institutions were postoperative recurrences. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - November 7, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Atsushi Suehiro, Kunihiko Nagahara, Sueyoshi Moritani, Koichi Omori Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Endoscopic transoral approach to accessory parotid gland
We report the case of a 76-year-old woman presented with a chief complaint of swelling in the right cheek. The patient underwent ultrasonography, FNAC and MRI which identified a subcutaneous mass over the anterior border of the masseter muscle. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - November 7, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Riccardo Lenzi, Jacopo Matteucci, Luca Muscatello Source Type: research

Chronic REM-sleep deprivation induced laryngopharyngeal reflux in rats: A preliminary study
The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship of chronic REM-sleep deprivation with laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) and its mechanism. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - October 31, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Yanping Zhang, Xingwang Jiang, Hao Chen, Heyun Li, Zhenhua Wang, Yuankai Chen, Li Li Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for Meniere's disease of the Japan Society for Equilibrium Research
We provided diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for Meniere's disease in accordance with Japanese Clinical Practice Guideline of Meniere's disease and delayed endolymphatic hydrops 2nd ed. Tokyo: Kanehara Shuppan; 2020 edited by the Japan Society for Equilibrium Research. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - October 29, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Shinichi Iwasaki, Hideo Shojaku, Toshihisa Murofushi, Toru Seo, Tadashi Kitahara, Hideki Origasa, Yukio Watanabe, Mamoru Suzuki, Noriaki Takeda, Committee for Clinical Practice Guidelines of Japan Society for Equilibrium Research Source Type: research

Drug concentration estimation using contrast-enhanced MRI in intra-arterial chemotherapy for head and neck cancers
In cases of head and neck cancer treated with intra-arterial chemotherapy, no objective indices are available for determining the distribution of anticancer drugs administered to multiple arteries. To establish such indices, noninvasive measurements of drug concentrations are required in the arterial perfusion area of each artery. In MRI, changes in 1/T1 ( Δ1/T1) are correlated with the contrast agent concentration. We focused on these properties and investigated whether it is possible to estimate anticancer drug concentrations within tissue based on Δ1/T1. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - October 29, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Shintaro Ito, Nobukazu Fuwa, Miwako Nomura, Suguru Ota, Takayuki Morishima, Takashi Daimon, Yoshikazu Maeda, Jun Ueda, Iwai Tohnai, Noriko Ii, Tosiaki Miyati Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Comparison of percutaneous dilatational tracheotomy versus open surgical technique in severe COVID-19: complication rates, relative risks and benefits
Patients with acute respiratory failure due to COVID-19 have a high likelihood of needing prolonged intubation and may subsequently require tracheotomy. Usually, the choice of technique (percutaneous dilatational tracheotomy [PDT] versus open surgical tracheotomy [OST]) depends on the preference of surgeons and patient-related factors. In case of COVID-19, airborne spread of viral particles and limited time of apnea must be considered in the choice of the safest technique. The aim of this study is to compare the complication rates and offer an assessment of relative risks and benefits of PDT versus OST in patients with sev...
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - October 28, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Cecilia Botti, Francesca Lusetti, Tommaso Neri, Stefano Peroni, Andrea Castellucci, Pierpaolo Salsi, Angelo Ghidini Source Type: research

Updates on "Barrier device for open tracheostomy during the COVID-19 pandemic"
I read the recent article titled, "Barrier device for open tracheostomy during the COVID-19 pandemic" by Filho WA et al. [1] with great interest. The authors did a fantastic job highlighting the importance of precautions during an important and life saving procedure in Otorhinolaryngology. In the coming times when we expect a scarcity of adequate protective equipment, this method can be a good alternative. Continuation of healthcare services is challenging these days, particularly in a resource-constrained settings due to limited supply of personal protective equipment [2]. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - October 28, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Neha Shakrawal Tags: Letter to Editor Source Type: research

The impact of nasal surgery on sleep quality
Nasal obstruction is considered to be one of the risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea, together with a high arched narrow palate, elongated uvula, malocclusion, and tongue and tonsil size. The impact of nasal obstruction on sleep apnea is controversial, however, and its relation to sleep quality is rarely discussed. The purpose of this study was to investigate the independent effect of nasal obstruction on sleep quality. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - October 26, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Kosuke Takabayashi, Meiho Nakayama, Masayoshi Nagamine, Taketoshi Fujita Source Type: research

Authors ’ reply to: Comment on the article by Dr. N. Shakrawal: Barrier device prototype for open tracheotomy during COVID-19 pandemic
First of all, thank you in advance for your interest in our article entitled “Barrier Device Prototype for open tracheotomy during COVID-19 pandemic” [1]. It has been an honor to see our device being studied and even replicated elsewhere, especially in developing countries such as Brazil and India. We strongly believe that barrier devices could enhance PPEs efficacy, alt hough further tests may be necessary. Some points were asked to be addressed, therefore we will try to answer them sequentially. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - October 26, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Dr. Wellington Alves Filho Tags: Letter to Editor Source Type: research

A long survival patient of anaplastic thyroid carcinoma treated with lenvatinib
Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma (ATC) accounts for 1 –2% of all malignant thyroid tumors. There are only a small number of patients with ATC and most of them die within 6 months after diagnosis, making it difficult to establish a standard treatment strategy. Although multimodal therapy, including radical surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy, has been introduced, the survival rate remains poor. The use of molecular-targeted drugs for cancer therapy has become widely popular. Lenvatinib, a new molecular-targeted anticancer drug, is a multi-targeted receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI). (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - October 24, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Takao Hamamoto, Takashi Kono, Takayuki Taruya, Takashi Ishino, Tsutomu Ueda, Sachio Takeno Source Type: research

Tongue strength, dysphagia questionnaire, pharyngeal secretions and FEES findings in dysphagia management in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Dysphagia is common in Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). ALS shows significant phenotypic variability. It is characterized by progressive weakness and/or spasticity of muscles. Dysphagia symptoms vary. Aspiration is often silent and cognitive dysfunction is common. The purpose of the study was to evaluate tongue strength measurements, dysphagia questionnaire, the presence of pharyngeal secretions, and FEES findings in dysphagia management in ALS. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - October 24, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Athanasia Printza, Marina Boziki, Stefanos Triaridis, Vasiliki Kiousi, Marianthi Arnaoutoglou, Jannis Constantinidis, Nikolaos Grigoriadis Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Impact of adenotonsillectomy in children with severe obstructive sleep apnea: A systematic review
To determine the impact of adenotonsillectomy for treatment of severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in children without comorbidities. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - October 24, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Francesca Galluzzi, Werner Garavello Source Type: research

Does the outcome come from platelet-rich plasma in the myringoplasty using platelet-rich plasma combined with atelocollagen?
I read with great interest the article entitled: “Surgical outcomes of myringoplasty using platelet-rich plasma and evaluation of the outcome-associated factors” by Shiomi et al. [1]. This authors described a novel technique using using platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and an atelocollagen sponge for closure of chronic tympanic membrane perforation s (TM) [1], they found that minimally invasive myringoplasty using PRP has a satisfactory success rate even for large-sized tympanic membrane perforations. Although this techniques is interesting, I just want to declare some points that limit the power of this study. ...
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - October 21, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Xiao-Ling Wu, Zhengcai Lou Source Type: research

Silencing SIX1 inhibits epithelial mesenchymal transition through regulating TGF- β/Smad2/3 signaling pathway in papillary thyroid carcinoma
To investigate the sineoculis homeobox homolog 1 (SIX1) affect the epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT) in papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) through regulating TGF- β/Smad2/3 signaling pathway. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - October 17, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Wen-Pu Min, Xiao-Feng Wei Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

MiR-125a-5p inhibits cell proliferation, cell cycle progression, and migration while promoting apoptosis in head and neck cancers by targeting ERBB3
The objective of this study is to explore the mechanism of miR-125a-5p in the proliferation, migration and apoptosis of head and neck cancer cells and define its target genes. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - October 16, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Mimi Xu, Jiandong Zhan, Jiaxuan Xie, Lijun Zhu, Liangsi Chen, Xiaoning Luo, Xiaoli Sheng, Tao Liu, Siyi Zhang, Zhongming Lu Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Augmentation of the posterior pharyngeal wall with autologous tragal cartilage for management of velopharyngeal valve insufficiency in adults
The study aims to evaluate posterior pharyngeal wall augmentation using autologous tragal cartilage graft in adults with velopharyngeal valve insufficiency (VPI). (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - October 13, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Ahmed Gamal Khafagy, Hany Kassamy, Ahmed A. Mohamed Source Type: research

Outcome of an outpatient specialty clinic for chronic epipharyngitis
In Japan, chronic epipharyngitis became a subject of interest in the 1960s and is currently garnering renewed attention. Previous studies have focused only on the similarities between the immunological characteristics of the tonsil and epipharynx and reported the efficacy of epipharyngeal abrasive therapy (EAT) in patients with IgA nephropathy. However, endoscopic findings of chronic epipharyngitis have not yet been fully evaluated, and. this study aimed to elucidate those findings. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - October 13, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Manabu Mogitate, Yuko Sasaki, Ayako Komiyama Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Efficacy of polyglycolic acid sheets and fibrin glue for the prevention of post-ELPS bleeding
To assess the efficacy and safety of a covering method using polyglycolic acid (PGA) sheets and fibrin glue in preventing laryngopharyngeal bleeding after endoscopic laryngopharyngeal surgery (ELPS) combined with endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD). (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - October 13, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Shinya Sugimoto, Tomohito Fuke, Daisuke Kobayashi, Kohki Ueda, Masahiro Sawa, Mamika Kaneko, Kohei Fukukita, Taishi Temma, Tatsuma Nomura, Nobukazu Fuwa, Hiroyuki Yamada Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Co-treatment with endoscopic laryngopharyngeal surgery and endoscopic submucosal dissection
Endoscopic laryngopharyngeal surgery (ELPS) is an effective and minimally invasive treatment for pharyngeal cancers. However, the disadvantages of ELPS are the interference of instruments in the operative field and the difficulty in approaching certain areas. To overcome these drawbacks, we began to perform combination treatment of ELPS and endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD). The aim of the present study was to compare the efficacies of treatment with ELPS alone and ELPS combined with ESD. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - October 13, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Hayato Yamaguchi, Hiroki Sato, Kiyoaki Tsukahara, Yasuyuki Kagawa, Isaku Okamoto, Akira Shimizu, Naoyoshi Nagata, Masakatsu Fukuzawa, Mitsushige Sugimoto, Takashi Kawai, Takao Itoi Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Insulin-like growth factor 1 promotes the extension of Tracheal Epithelium in an in Vitro Tracheal organ culture model
Rapid epithelialization is crucial to maintain tracheal patency and prevent potential graft failure in tracheal reconstruction after tracheal resection for cancer with tracheal infiltration or tracheal stenosis. Insulin-like growth factor 1 is a liver-secreted endocrine molecule that controls cell proliferation, differentiation, and apoptosis and has been reported to promote epithelialization in several organs. Here, we utilized mouse tracheal organ cultures to examine the effect of insulin-like growth factor 1 on tracheal epithelialization. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - October 8, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Ippei Kishimoto, Hiroe Ohnishi, Kohei Yamahara, Takayuki Nakagawa, Masaru Yamashita, Koichi Omori, Norio Yamamoto Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Optimal current intensity for supramaximal stimulation during electroneurography for facial palsy
To determine the optimal current intensity for supramaximal stimulation during electroneurography (ENoG) for facial palsy. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - October 6, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Yusuke Ayani, Shin-Ichi Haginomori, Shin-Ichi Wada, Haruki Nakano, Yuko Inaka, Akiko Ozaki, Takahiro Ichihara, Takaki Inui, Ryo Kawata Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

The correlation between drug-induced sleep endoscopy findings and severity of obstructive sleep apnea
This study aimed to assess the relationship between anthropometric data, drug-induced sleep endoscopy (DISE) findings, and severity of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - October 6, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Yen-Bin Hsu, Ming-Ying Lan, Yun-Chen Huang, Tung-Tsun Huang, Ming-Chin Lan Source Type: research

Patients with vertigo/dizziness of unknown origin during follow-ups by general otolaryngologists at outpatient town clinic
The purpose of this study was to access the contribution of vertigo/dizziness-related patients ’ interview and examinations during short-term hospitalization in determining the accurate final diagnosis of vertigo/dizziness of unknown origin. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - October 2, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Daisuke Nishikawa, Yoshiro Wada, Tomoyuki Shiozaki, Masayuki Shugyo, Taeko Ito, Ichiro Ota, Tadashi Kitahara Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Authors ’ reply to: Comment on the article by Dr. S. Yetiser: A new variant of posterior canal-benign paroxysmal positional vertigo-canalolithiasis
Thank you for the opportunity to respond to your comment. I am very familiar with your recent publication “A new variant of posterior canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: a nonampullary or common crus canalolithiasis” (Case Rep. Otolaryngol. 2015). The case presented is very interesting. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - September 28, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Kohichiro Shigeno Tags: Letter to Editor Source Type: research

Effectiveness of intraoperative facial nerve monitoring and risk factors related to postoperative facial nerve paralysis in patients with benign parotid tumors: A 20-year study with 902 patients
We examined the incidence, risk factors, and recovery time for postoperative facial nerve paralysis in patients with benign parotid tumors and also investigated the usefulness of intraoperative facial nerve monitoring (FNM). (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - September 25, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Ichita Kinoshita, Ryo Kawata, Masaaki Higashino, Shuji Nishikawa, Tetsuya Terada, Shin-Ichi Haginomori Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Effectiveness of myringoplasty in patients with eosinophilic otitis media
To determine whether myringoplasty can be an effective tool to control eosinophilic otitis media and improve hearing. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - September 25, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Yoshihiko Esu, Satoru Tamii, Maria Masuda, Yukiko Iino, Naohiro Yoshida Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Reply to Dr. Alberto Deganello
On behalf of the authors, I would like to thank you and your colleagues for reading our publication with interest. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - September 25, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Kohtaro Eguchi Tags: Letter to Editor Source Type: research

Free flap head and neck microsurgery with VITOM Ⓡ 3D: Surgical outcomes and surgeon's perspective
To report on the application of the 3D exoscopic system to microsurgery in a cohort of head and neck cancer patients; to analyse the performance of microvascular anastomoses, flap harvesting and insetting under exoscopic view and to evaluate the surgeon's feedback after procedures. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - September 24, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Gabriele Molteni, Riccardo Nocini, Michael Ghirelli, Giulia Molinari, Andrea Fior, Antonio Veneri, Pier Francesco Nocini, Daniele Marchioni Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Nationwide survey of middle ear cholesteatoma surgery cases in Japan: Results from the Japan Otological society registry using the JOS staging and classification system
This study was aimed to determine the characteristics of middle ear cholesteatoma and to investigate short-term outcomes regarding the rates of residual and recurrent cholesteatoma and the postoperative hearing results in Japan, via a nationwide survey using staging and classification criteria for middle ear cholesteatoma, as proposed by the Japan Otological Society (JOS). (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - September 23, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Manabu Komori, Yuka Morita, Tetsuya Tono, Keiji Matsuda, Yutaka Yamamoto, Masafumi Sakagami, Naohito Hato, Hiromi Kojima, Haruo Takahashi Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Association between swallowing function and muscle strength in elderly individuals with dysphagia
This study aimed to investigate the association among swallowing function, hand grip strength, and peak expiratory flow in elderly patients with dysphagia. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - September 22, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Nagisa Sugaya, Fumiyuki Goto, Kenji Okami, Koichiro Nishiyama Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Successful cochlear implantation in a patient with Epstein syndrome during long-term follow-up
Epstein syndrome is a rare disease characterized by macrothrombocytopenia, nephritis and progressive sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL). This syndrome is presently recognized as an autosomal dominant disease caused by mutations of non-muscle myosin heavy chain 9 (MYH9). Little information is available about the progress of SNHL, the efficacy of cochlear implants (CI) or the perioperative management of thrombocytopenia in patients with Epstein syndrome. We herein report a case of a patient with Epstein syndrome with the MYH9:c.2105G>A:p.R702H variant who underwent cochlear implantation after 27 years of follow-up for her ...
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - September 22, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Anjin Mori, Hidehiko Takeda, Marina Kobayashi, Takeru Misawa, Ryoko Watanabe, Satoko Abe, Kozo Kumakawa, Shinya Nishio, Shinichi Usami, Tatsuya Yamasoba Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Clinical effect of an active transcutaneous bone-conduction implant on tinnitus in patients with ipsilateral sensorineural hearing loss
This study investigated the effect of an active transcutaneous bone conduction implant (BoneBridge Ⓡ) in the management of tinnitus in patients with unilateral sensorineural hearing loss. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - September 22, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Hyun-Jin Lee, Aveline Aloyce Kahinga, In Seok Moon Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Cervical and ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potentials in determining nerve division involvement in patients with a tumor located in the internal auditory canal
The study aimed at the analysis of the parameters of acoustic cervical and ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potentials (AC-cVEMP and AC-oVEMP) response in patients with a confirmed tumor located in the internal auditory canal. It also aimed to assess to what degree a combination of these tests may be of benefit in the preoperative indication of the affected nerve division via preoperative determination whether the tumor originated from the superior or inferior division of the vestibular nerve, both divisions, or if it originated from a different nerve in the internal auditory canal. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - September 21, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Klaudyna Zwierzy ńska, Magdalena Lachowska, Jacek Sokołowski, Kazimierz Niemczyk Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

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Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - September 19, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research