Temporal coding and music perception in bimodal listeners
Limited low frequency (LF) pitch and temporal fine structure (TFS) sensitivity have been thought to contribute significantly to poor music perception in cochlear implant (CI) listeners. Thus, this study aimed to evaluate music perception in relation to LF pitch perception and temporal coding, specifically in people with bimodal stimulation as a promising approach to improve spectro-temporal sensitivity in CI listeners. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - July 23, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Hilal Dincer D'Alessandro, Deborah Ballantyne, Ginevra Portanova, Antonio Greco, Patrizia Mancini Source Type: research

The mucosal immune system of the upper respiratory tract and recent progress in mucosal vaccines
The mucosal immune system prevents microorganism invasion through mucosal surfaces and consists of inductive and effector sites. Nasopharynx-associated lymphoid tissue (NALT) functions as an inductive site, inducing mucosal immune responses in the upper respiratory tract. It follows that intranasal vaccines may prevent upper respiratory infections. To induce and enhance the immune response by administering inactivated antigens intranasally, mucosal adjuvants have been developed, including mutant cholera toxin and cationic cholesteryl pullulan nanogel, which do not accumulate in the central nervous system. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - July 23, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Yuichi Kurono Source Type: research

Endotype-related recurrence pattern of chronic rhinosinusitis in revision functional endoscopic sinus surgery
This study investigated differences in the recurrence pattern of CRS by endotype after primary FESS. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - July 23, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Seung-No Hong, Young Seok Kim, Hyunkyung Cha, Jin-A Park, Joon Kon Kim, Heonjeong Oh, Minju Kim, Hyun Tae Ryu, Sang Duk Hong, Dae Woo Kim Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Clinical application of PEAK PlasmaBlade to remove distal tracheal granulation in patients after tracheostomy
Tracheal granulation is one of the common long term complications in patients after tracheostomy. Hypertrophic tracheal granulation may cause airway obstruction and further operation may be required to recreate an airway. Distal tracheal granulation is clinically challenging because of its position and surgical field limitation. This retrospective case review study evaluated the outcomes of PEAK PlasmaBlade-assisted tracheal surgery in patients with distal tracheal granulation. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - July 22, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Wan-Ni Lin, Li-Jen Hsin, Tuan-Jen Fang, Hsueh-Yu Li, Li-Ang Li Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Clustering upper airway physicals, otitis media with effusion and auditory functions in children
In this study, we aimed to evaluate the associations between the upper airway physicals and OME with auditory functions. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - July 22, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Mustafa Asl ıer, Nesibe Gül Yüksel Aslıer, İlker Ercan, Serhan Keskin Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Three-dimensional printed temporal bone models: Are they more effective than virtual ones as anatomy education, surgical planning and training tools?
It was our pleasure to read the article by Yamazaki et  al. [1], who explored the value of virtual reality (VR) and mixed reality (MR) temporal bone models in anatomy education and preoperative planning. It was demonstrated that the participants of the study perceived those models as very useful in terms of depicting anatomy and facilitating surgical p lanning and intraoperative referencing. We agree with the authors that VR and MR have remarkable potential to provide important aid in temporal bone surgery. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - July 21, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Georgios P. Skandalakis, Marios Salmas, George Noussios, Georgios Paraskevas, Nikolaos Lazaridis, Dimitrios Chytas Tags: Letter to Editor Source Type: research

The Prevalence of Olfactory and Gustatory Dysfunction in COVID-19 - A Systematic Review
Loss of smell or taste are early symptoms of COVID-19. Given the high asymptomatic rate of COVID-19, as well as unreliable temperature checking and contact history taking, it is important to understand the role of olfactory and gustatory dysfunction (OGD) in the diagnosis of COVID-19. The aim of this study is to determine how initial symptoms of OGD can be used to screen patients for COVID-19 laboratory testing. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - July 14, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Daniel Wu, Victoria Y. Wang, Ya-Hui Chen, Chih-Hung Ku, Pa-Chun Wang Source Type: research

Human papillomavirus co-infection and survival in oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma: A study in 235 Brazilian patients
While unknown for oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) and oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC), some studies assessing cervical carcinoma have shown that human papillomavirus (HPV) co-infection can be associated with its prognosis. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - July 14, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Heitor Albergoni Silveira, Luciana Yamamoto Almeida, Roman Carlos, Ev ânio Vilela Silva, Tulio Morandin Ferrisse, Andressa Duarte, Suziene Caroline Silva Cardoso, Xiomara Beatriz Jimenez Polanco, Andreia Bufalino, Alfredo Ribeiro-Silva, Jorge Esquiche Le Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

C-reactive protein in children with obstructive sleep apnea and effects of adenotonsillectomy
This study aims to evaluate the association between CRP and childhood obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and clarify the effects of adenotonsillectomy on serum CRP levels in children with OSA. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - July 13, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Kun-Tai Kang, Wen-Chin Weng, Pei-Lin Lee, Wei-Chung Hsu Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Application of supraomohyoid neck dissection via retroauricular hairline incision in patients with oral cancer
To explore the application of supraomohyoid neck dissection via retroauricular hairline incision in patients with oral cancer, thereby providing a basis for the surgical treatment of patients with oral cancer in clinical practice. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - July 3, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Ying Yang, Yan Yan, Pei Liu Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Long-term efficacy of weekly paclitaxel therapy in unresectable primary squamous cell carcinoma of the thyroid
We report a case of PSCCT treated with weekly paclitaxel (wPTX) for more than 2 years. A 59-year-old woman presented to our hospital with a progressively enlarging neck mass. CT and MRI scans showed a tumor arising from the right lobe of the thyroid, invading the esophagus and trachea, as well as partially surrounding and invading the right common carotid artery. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - July 3, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Sho Iwaki, Daisuke Kawakita, Michi Sawabe, Takuma Matoba, Gaku Takano, Keisuke Oguri, Akihiro Murashima, Kiyoshi Minohara, Nobukazu Tanaka, Hiroshi Tsuge, Sae Imaizumi, Ayano Matsumura, Ayako Masaki, Takayuki Murase, Masaki Ogawa, Shinichi Iwasaki Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Comparison of the accuracy of clinical prediction of survival and palliative prognostic index for patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in the end-of-life setting
In the end-of-life stage of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC), predicting survival is essential to determine treatment procedure and place of care. Several reports have compared actual survival (AS) and clinical prediction of survival (CPS), a subjective prognostic prediction by attending physicians. However, specific studies focusing on patients with HNSCC are limited. Likewise, a comparison of the accuracy of CPS and palliative prognostic index (PPI), a prognostic tool using subjective assessment, has not been sufficiently investigated. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - July 2, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Takehito Kishino, Nobuya Monden, Naoki Akisada, Yuji Hayashi, Masataka Nakamura, Kaori Hashimoto, Takenori Miyashita, Terushige Mori, Hiroshi Hoshikawa Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Early enteral nutrition after head and neck surgery with free tissue transfer reconstruction
Early enteral nutrition is essential for enhancing recovery after surgery. However, to date, no detailed study has been conducted on the feasibility of early enteral nutrition in patients undergoing head and neck surgery with free tissue transfer reconstruction (HNS-FTTR) and the risk factors for difficulty with early enteral nutrition. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - July 1, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Takayuki Imai, Satoshi Saijo, Keitaro Fujii, Akira Nakazato, Kazuki Nakamura, Yuya Miyakura, Tomoko Yamazaki, Takahiro Goto, Yukinori Asada Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Investigation of endolymphatic hydrops positivity rates in patients with recurrent audiovestibular symptoms using inner ear magnetic resonance imaging
This study aimed to investigate the endolymphatic hydrops (EH)-positivity rates among patients with recurrent audiovestibular symptoms using intravenous injection of gadolinium-enhanced inner ear magnetic resonance imaging (ieMRI). (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - June 17, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Hiroto Fujita, Tadashi Kitahara, Toshizo Koizumi, Taeko Ito, Hiroshi Inui, Mariko Kakudo Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Objective evaluation of gustatory function after surgery for vestibular schwannoma: A pilot study
To evaluate the gustatory function before and after vestibular schwannoma (VS) surgery. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - June 17, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Shin Matsumoto, Kotaro Osawa, Yuki Hirose, Masahiro Nakayama, Tetsuro Wada, Masahide Matsuda, Hiroyoshi Akutsu, Rieko Ii, Hitoshi Koizumi, Yasuhito Okano, Keiji Tabuchi Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

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Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - June 16, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research

Prevalence of middle ear malformation and outcomes of tympanoplasty and/or canalplasty in patients with and without congenital external auditory canal stenosis
To compare the prevalence of middle ear malformations between patients with and without congenital external auditory canal stenosis (CEACS) and to investigate the outcomes of tympanoplasty and/or canalplasty in terms of tympanic membrane (TM) size and external auditory canal (EAC) stenosis in patients with middle ear malformation. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - June 14, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Takahiro Nakajima, Satoru Fukami, Masaomi Motegi, Hiroaki Kanaya, Hiromi Kojima, Shinichi Haruna Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Clinical experience and treatment approaches in sinonasal osteomas from a Tertiary Care Hospital in Turkey
Osteomas are slow-growing benign osseous tumors that particularly located in the paranasal sinuses (PS). Here, we aimed to define the clinical symptoms and features, diagnostic conditions caused by osteomas located in four different PSs, to evaluate the surgical indications and methods, to compare the factors that can affect the surgical decision, radiological findings, and prognosis. Methods: The data of patients with paranasal sinus lesions and diagnosed as osteoma according to the radiological imaging, who applied to our clinic between 2010 and 2020, were retrospectively collected and re-evaluated in the light of clinic...
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - June 11, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Hasan Mervan De ğer, Büşra Yaprak Bayrak, Fatih Mutlu, Murat Öztürk Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Outcomes of sinonasal oncocytic papilloma by endoscopic approach in 69 patients
This study aims to explore the clinical characteristics of SOP and potential factors predicting tumor recurrence through a single-center retrospective case series analysis. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - June 11, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Huan Wang, Quan Liu, Rui Xu, Huankang Zhang, Changwen Zhai, Xicai Sun, Hongmeng Yu, Dehui Wang Source Type: research

COVID-19 findings revealed via otolaryngological examination: Findings of a Japan Otorhinolaryngologist Association questionnaire
: In Japan, many otolaryngologists provide primary care for patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The purpose of this study was to analyze the characteristics of otorhinolaryngological findings in order to improve COVID-19 diagnostic systems in a primary care setting. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - June 9, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Yurika Kimura, Kenichiro Nogami, Kazuo Watanabe, Osamu Yoshimura, Hideyo Asai, Osamu Fujioka, Yoshiaki Kawasaki, Mitsuru Igarashi, Naoki Inamura, Kayoko Kawashima, Hiroshi Nishino, Kazumasa Fukuyo Source Type: research

Association between radiotherapy and obstructive sleep apnea in head and neck cancer patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Our aim was to investigate association between OSA and radiotherapy in head and neck cancer patients. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - June 7, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Gehad Mohamed Tawfik, Esraa Mahmoud Mostafa, Abdulmueti Alshareef, Almotsim Ben Hmeda, Samar Khaled, Khloud Amr Abdelwahed, Saleh Adel Mahran, Hesham Saeed Agage, Ahmed Esmail Amer, Nehad Samy Emara, Amr Ehab El-Qushayri, Amr Ebied, Nguyen Tien Huy Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Severe obstructive sleep apnea after concurrent chemoradiotherapy for laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer managed by CPAP
Concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT) is one of the most promising treatments for advanced head and neck cancer (HNC). On the other hand, CCRT may induce severe edema in laryngo-pharyngeal structures in association with radiation. This is a report of a 66-year-old man with severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) associated with edema in laryngo-hypopharynx after CCRT for advanced laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer. Tracheostomy was avoided and OSA was controlled by continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP). (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - June 6, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Ayako Inoshita, Fumihiko Matsumoto, Shinichi Ohba, Naoko Sata, Rina Matsuoka, Yo Suzuki, Shin Ito, Hiroko Koiwai, Nanako Shiroshita, Takatoshi Kasai, Katsuhisa Ikeda Source Type: research

Swallowing dysfunction in myasthenia gravis patients examined with high-resolution manometry
To prospectively compare oropharyngeal swallowing dysfunction in myasthenia gravis (MG) patients presenting with difficulty in swallowing between the neutral and chin-down positions, based on the results of high-resolution manometry (HRM) examination. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - June 5, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Yoshihiko Kumai, Takumi Miyamoto, Keigo Matsubara, Chisei Satoh, Satoshi Yamashita, Yorihisa Orita Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Adduction-abduction asymmetry in video head impulse test gain
The video head impulse test (vHIT) has become a standard method for assessing the vestibulo-ocular reflex (VOR) of the semicircular canals. It has been reported that the adducting VOR gain is higher than the abducting VOR gain in vHIT, probably due to a difference in the firing characteristics of the abducens and oculomotor nuclei and a greater maximum active force of medial rectus muscle than that of the lateral rectus muscle [1 –3]. However, these previously reported measurements were performed with one eye (right side) due to the construction of a measuring device (ICS impulse system), and thus, it is unclear whet...
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - June 4, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Koji Takahashi, Ken Johkura Source Type: research

Non-motor symptoms in spasmodic dysphonia: A case control-study
Non-motor symptoms (NMS) have been identified in some focal adult-onset dystonia. In the present study we aimed to evaluate the presence of NMS in patients with spasmodic dysphonia (SD), a focal action-induced dystonia that affects intrinsic laryngeal muscle control. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - June 3, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Isabel Vilaseca, Judit Hidalgo, Ana C ámara, Yaroslau Compta, María José Martí Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Neck dissection and trans oral robotic surgery for oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma
This study was planned to determine whether Selective Neck Dissection (SND) is oncological safe procedure even in patients with lymph node metastases. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - June 3, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Giuseppe Meccariello, Antonino Maniaci, Giulia Bianchi, Giovanni Cammaroto, Giannicola Iannella, Andrea Catalano, Rossella Sgarzani, Andrea De Vito, Pasquale Capaccio, Stefano Pelucchi, Claudio Vicini Source Type: research

Patient-specific virtual and mixed reality for  immersive, experiential anatomy education and for surgical planning in temporal bone surgery
The recent development of extended reality technology has attracted interest in medicine. We explored the use of patient-specific virtual reality (VR) and mixed reality (MR) temporal bone models in anatomical teaching, pre-operative surgical planning and intra-operative surgical referencing. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - May 29, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Ayame Yamazaki, Taku Ito, Maki Sugimoto, Soichiro Yoshida, Keiji Honda, Yoshiyuki Kawashima, Taro Fujikawa, Yasuhisa Fujii, Takeshi Tsutsumi Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Amplification rationale for hearing aids based on characteristics of the Japanese language
This study ’s objective is to investigate the LTASS for Japanese, and to compare a typical amplification rationale originally developed mainly for Western European languages with an amplification rationale specifically adjusted to the LTASS for Japanese. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - May 15, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Kimio Shiraishi, Makiko Wada, Thomas Ulrich Christiansen, Thomas Behrens Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Bronchoscopic retrograde recanalization of complete tracheal obliteration after tracheostomy
Complete  tracheal obliteration after tracheostomy remains a considerable challenge for otolaryngologists and pulmonologists. Here, we report for the first time a novel method of interventional bronchoscopy to successfully recanalize complete tracheal obliteration. Three patients with suprastomal tracheal obliteration and tracheostomy dependence were referred to our center for further management. Using interventional bronchoscopy, a TBNA needle was retrogradely inserted from the stoma to locate the original passage through the occlusion, and then its stylet was left as a guide wire for the sequential dilations. (...
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - May 14, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Kunyan Sun, Hong Zhang, Guangfa Wang Source Type: research

Clinicopathological significance of SOX4 and epithelial-mesenchymal transition markers in patients with laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma
This study aimed to analyze the relationship between SOX4 and EMT, and their relationship with clinicopathological factors and related prognosis. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - May 14, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Mingjie Zhang, Hui Li, Yuefeng Han, Mengjun Wang, Junjie Zhang, Shiyin Ma Source Type: research

Objective evaluation of caudal deviation of the nasal septum and selection of the appropriate septoplasty technique
In this study, we compared surgical outcomes between OSR and KI by quantifying nasal septum deviation using two simple and objective parameters on routine paranasal sinus CT scans. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - May 6, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Shogo Kimura, Masanobu Suzuki, Aya Honma, Akira Nakazono, Masayuki Osawa, Yuji Nakamaru, Akihiro Homma Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Laryngeal lichen planus mimicking vocal fold dysplasia
Lichen planus (LP) is an immune-mediated chronic inflammatory disease affecting the skin and mucosal membranes, either alone or in combination. LP rarely occurs in the larynx, where it presents as leukoplakia. Additionally, due to its responsiveness to corticosteroid drugs, differential diagnosis from other causes of laryngeal leukoplakia is needed (e.g., dysplasia and squamous cell carcinoma [SCC]). A 71 years old male smoker presented with progressive hoarseness and cough without fever. Vocal folds ’ motility was preserved. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - May 5, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Giuseppe Leoncini, Maria Grazia Marin, Carmine Squeglia, Silvia Elisabetta Aquilini, Livio Zanetti Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Clinical characteristics of sinonasal inverted papilloma associated with recurrence and malignant transformation
Sinonasal inverted papilloma is a benign tumor but has a potential for recurrence and malignant transformation. The aim of this article is to analyze the clinical characteristics of sinonasal inverted papilloma associated with recurrence and malignant transformation. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - May 5, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Xindi He, Ying Wang Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Therapeutic effects of melatonin on an ovalbumin-induced allergic rhinitis model in rats
We aimed to investigate the therapeutic effects of melatonin in an experimental AR model. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - May 5, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Asli Cakir Cetin, Mustafa Cenk Ecevit, Mukaddes Gumustekin, Cetin Pekcetin, Seda Ozbal, Hande Efe, Pelin Koca, Ozge Akcay, Yesim Tuncok Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Combined Electric acoustic stimulation in a patient with otitis media with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis
There are few reports of the treatment for severe hearing loss due to otitis media with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis (OMAAV) achieved by cochlear implantation (CI). Here, we have reported the case of a patient with severe bilateral sensorineural hearing loss with low-frequency residual hearing by OMAAV. CI was performed in her right ear based on the results of contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (CE-MRI) and promontory stimulation test (PST). The residual hearing in her right ear was preserved after CI and utilized for combined electric acoustic stimulation (EAS). (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - May 5, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Takeshi Nakamura, Akira Ganaha, Tetsuya Tono, Yuusuke Yamada, Takumi Okuda, Shoken Shimoara, Yusuke Matsuda Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Psychological evaluation for patients with non-cured facial nerve palsy
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the psychological condition of patients with non-cured facial nerve palsy and to investigate whether their psychological condition is correlated with the degree of facial nerve palsy, synkinesis or quality of life. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - May 4, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Keishi Fujiwara, Atsushi Fukuda, Shinya Morita, Hiroko Yanagi, Kimiko Hoshino, Yuji Nakamaru, Yasushi Furuta, Akihiro Homma Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Analysis of patient factors associated with hospital visits for allergic rhinitis in Japanese adult patients: A cross-sectional study
In this study, we assessed the characteristics of the outpatients ’ AR and factors associated with their hospital visit, using the dataset obtained from a nation-wide survey in Japan. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - April 28, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Wataru Morii, Rieko Ii, Emiko Noguchi, Taeko Watanabe, Nanako Tamiya Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

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Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - April 26, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research

Factors associated with the occurrence of stomal stenosis after tracheostomy in adults
This study was performed to evaluate these factors in adult patients. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - April 26, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Megumi Koizumi, Miho Ishimaru, Hiroki Matsui, Kiyohide Fushimi, Tatsuya Yamasoba, Hideo Yasunaga Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Vestibular neuronitis in a vestibular schwannoma patient
This is a unique presentation of an acute vestibular syndrome (AVS) caused by vestibular neuronitis (VN) of a vestibular nerve (CNVIII) already affected by vestibular schwannoma (VS).A 48-year-old patient, formerly diagnosed with an intracanalicular VS, presented with AVS.The patient underwent clinical and neurotological examination including video Head Impulse Test and a 4-hour delayed-enhanced 3D-FLAIR MRI using intravenous gadolinium.Clinical and neurotological findings were consistent with VN of the CNVIII formerly diagnosed with VS. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - April 25, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Davor Sunara, Marina Krni ć Martinić, Sanja Lovrić Kojundžić, Ljiljana Marčić Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

The value of transcutaneous ultrasound in the diagnosis of tonsillar abscess: A retrospective analysis
This study aims to determine the feasibility of transcervical ultrasound for abscess visualization in the palatal tonsillar region. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - April 25, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Matti Sievert, Malin Miksch, Konstantinos Mantsopoulos, Miguel Goncalves, Robin Rupp, Sarina K Mueller, Maximilian Traxdorf, Heinrich Iro, Michael Koch Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Relationship between physical activity and dizziness handicap inventory in patients with dizziness –A multivariate analysis
A few studies have analyzed the physical activity in patients with dizziness. Levels of physical activity using 3-axial accelerometer were reported to be lower in patients with chronic dizziness compared to healthy adults. However, the sample size was small and confounding factors were not adjusted in the study. As the age, balance, anxiety, and depression likely contribute to dizziness, the contribution of physical activity to dizziness should be evaluated after adjusting for these potential confounders. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - April 25, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Tomohiko Kamo, Hirofumi Ogihara, Ryozo Tanaka, Takumi Kato, Reiko Tsunoda, Hiroaki Fushiki Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Analysis of voice changes after thyroidectomy using the thyroidectomy-related voice and symptom questionnaire
After thyroidectomy, many patients suffer from voice problems and vague neck discomfort. The Thyroidectomy-related Voice and Symptom Questionnaire (TVSQ) is a self-administered questionnaire used to evaluate pre- and post-operative vocal status as well as throat and neck discomfort. We investigated voice conditions in thyroidectomy patients using the TVSQ as well as correlations between TVSQ responses and objective voice parameters. Also, we examined whether any clinicopathologic or surgical factors affect phonetic change after thyroidectomy. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - April 23, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Sang-Yeon Kim, Geun-Jeon Kim, Dong-Hyun Lee, Ja-Seong Bae, So-Hee Lee, Jeong-Soo Kim, Yeon-Shin Hwang, Mi-Ran Shim, Young-Hak Park, Dong-Il Sun Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Open laryngeal surgery training on ex-vivo ovine model: Development and dissection experience
To develop and validate an ex-vivo dissection model suitable for open laryngeal surgery (open partial laryngectomy and total laryngectomy) training. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - April 23, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Matteo Fermi, Francesco Mattioli, Michael Ghirelli, Francesco Maccarrone, Gabriele Molteni, Livio Presutti, Matteo Alicandri-Ciufelli Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Quantitative laryngeal electromyography (LEMG) in unilateral vocal fold paralysis: Developing normative values using the opposite normal mobile vocal fold
This study aimed to develop normative values for the thyroarytenoid-lateral cricoarytenoid (TA-LCA) muscle complex by determining the mean turns (MT) and mean amplitudes (MA) using the opposite normal mobile vocal fold in unilateral vocal fold paralysis (VFP). This study also compared the MT and MA of the paralyzed vocal fold with that of the normal side and analyzed their correlations. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - April 22, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Irise Hoi Khin Chen, Rabani Remli, Mawaddah Azman, Muhammad Azhan Ubaidah, Abdullah Sani Mohamed, Marina Mat Baki Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Evaluation of synchronous multiple primary superficial laryngo-pharyngeal cancers that were treated by endoscopic laryngo-pharyngeal surgery
ndoscopic laryngopharyngeal surgery (ELPS) is a useful surgery for superficial cancers of the head and neck region, but it has not yet been well evaluated for synchronous multiple primary cancers (multiple primaries). The purpose of this study was to clarify the safety and usefulness of ELPS for patients with multiple superficial primary cancers in the head and neck region. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - April 21, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Kazuchika Ohno, Kenro Kawada, Taro Sugimoto, Yusuke Kiyokawa, Hiroaki Kawabe, Ryosuke Takahashi, Nobuaki Koide, Yumiko Tateishi, Akihisa Tasaki, Yosuke Ariizumi, Takahiro Asakage Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Sarcopenia with inflammation as a predictor of survival in patients with head and neck cancer
This study aimed to evaluate the effect of sarcopenia with systemic inflammation on survival and disease control in HNC patients. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - April 18, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Kohei Yamahara, Akifumi Mizukoshi, Kana Lee, Satoshi Ikegami Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Intracerebral hemorrhage after endoscopic marsupialization of huge frontal sinus mucocele
Frontal Mucocele grows gradually and unnoticed as a benign lesion but, as the frontal mucocele expands to and compresses surrounding organs like brain, orbit, etc., it can cause diverse symptoms and signs.Although the surgical approaches of mucocele include open, endoscopic and combined approach, endoscopic marsupialization has been commonly used because endoscopic marsupialization was reported with high success rates, low complication rates and better operative vision. However, recently we experienced rare complication of endoscopic marsupialization of huge frontal mucocele, large amount of intracerebral hemorrhage, immed...
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - April 17, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Yun Jin Kang, Chan-Soon Park, Young Il Kim Source Type: research

Primary cervical ganglioneuroblastoma, nodular subtype
Primary cervical ganglioneuroblastoma is rare and reports of its subtypes are limited. This case series describes two pediatric patients with the nodular subtype of primary cervical ganglioneuroblastoma with lymphatic spread. Clinical course, diagnosis, and management of this rare tumor are discussed with emphasis on the importance of including neuroblastic tumors in the differential diagnosis of pediatric neck masses. We also report the use of nerve monitoring of the recurrent laryngeal nerve as a surrogate for the vagus nerve during a pediatric neck dissection. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - April 15, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Ethan K. McGann, Allison M. Goldberg, Matthew J. Lelegren, Jerrah C. Pickle, Matthew J. Bak, Jonathan R. Mark Source Type: research

Prevalence of usage of hearing aids and its association with cognitive impairment in Japanese community-dwelling elders with hearing loss
Hearing loss is a risk factor for cognitive impairment, and the use of a hearing aid (HA) may prevent cognitive decline alongside hearing loss. We aimed to elucidate the prevalence of self-reported HA usage in Japanese community-dwelling elders with hearing loss, and the effect of hearing and HA on cognitive impairment. (Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx)
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - April 15, 2021 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Saiko Sugiura, Yasue Uchida, Yukiko Nishita, Masaaki Teranishi, Mariko Shimono, Hirokazu Suzuki, Tsutomu Nakashima, Chikako Tange, Rei Otsuka, Fujiko Ando, Hiroshi Shimokata Source Type: research