The Effect of Digital Noise Reduction on Annoyance and Speech Perception in Low and High Acceptable Noise Level Groups
Conclusion Digital noise reduction reduced the annoyance level in the high-ANL group, and the amount of improvement was related to the baseline-aided ANL value. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - June 6, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Shetty, Hemanth Narayan Nanjundaswamy, Navya Bilijagalemole Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Total Endoscopic Transcanal Cartilage Myringoplasty: A Prospective Study
The objective of the present study was to evaluate the graft uptake rate and to evaluate the hearing results. Methods This is a prospective study. We have analyzed 139 patients who underwent surgery for chronic otitis media (COM) of the mucosal type. All of the surgeries were performed exclusively under total endoscopic transcanal approach using tragal cartilage as graft, underlay technique. We have evaluated the postoperative graft uptake and performed a hearing evaluation at 6 weeks, at 12 weeks, and at 6 months. Results During the study period, 139 patients were included, out of which 13 were lost to fol...
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - May 31, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Shakya, Dipesh KC, Arun Nepal, Ajit Tamang, Nirmala Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Otobone ®: Three-dimensional printed Temporal Bone Biomodel for Simulation of Surgical Procedures
Conclusion It is concluded that it is feasible to use biomodels in surgical training of specialist doctors. After dissection of the bone biomodel, it was possible to find the anatomical structures proposed, and to reproduce the surgical approaches most used in surgical practice and training implants. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - May 31, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Bento, Ricardo Ferreira Rocha, Bruno Arag ão Freitas, Edson Leite Balsalobre, Fernando de Andrade Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

The Importance of Otoneurological Evaluation in Brazilian Workers Exposed to Pesticides: A Preliminary Study
Conclusions: Alteration in the vestibular system was verified in 50% of the workers, with a greater prevalence in the caloric testing. Several disorders related to pesticides intoxication are scientifically known. Actions promoting knowledge and qualification of this population for the proper handling of chemicals are suggested, in addition to the elaboration and inclusion of protocols of vestibular assessment in hearing health programs for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of vestibular disorders. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of co...
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - May 28, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Zeigelboim, Bianca Simone Malisky, J éssica Spricigo Rosa, Mich éli Rodrigues da Lacerda, Adriana Bender Moreira de Alcaraz, Patr ícia de Souza Fonseca, Vinicius Ribas Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Outcomes of Tongue Base Reduction and Lingual Tonsillectomy for Residual Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea after Adenotonsillectomy
Int Arch Otorhinolaryngol DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1685156 Introduction Upper airway obstruction at multiple sites, including the velum, the oropharynx, the tongue base, the lingual tonsils, or the supraglottis, has been resulting in residual obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) after tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy (TA). The role of combined lingual tonsillectomy and tongue base volume reduction for treatment of OSA has not been studied in nonsyndromic children with residual OSA after TA. Objective To evaluate the outcomes of tongue base volume reduction and lingual tonsillectomy in children with residual OSA after TA...
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - May 28, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Ulualp, Seckin Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Prescription Profile and Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Allergic Rhinitis Treated with Oral Antihistamines or Nasal Corticosteroids
Conclusion The prescription percentage of second generation oral antihistamines is higher than that of intranasal corticosteroids. However, patients with allergic rhinitis treated with the second option obtained better control of symptoms. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - May 28, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: S ánchez, Guillermo Castro, Carlos Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Laryngeal and Vocal Characterization of Asymptomatic Adults With Sulcus Vocalis
Conclusion Type I was the predominant sulcus vocalis observed in individuals without voice complaints, who may also exhibit slight changes in vocal quality and roughness. [...] Thieme Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - May 28, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Soares, Alex Bruno Moares, Bruno Teixeira de Ara újo, Ana Nery Barbosa de de Biase, Noemi Grigoletto Lucena, Jonia Alves Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Study of Sigmoid Sinus Variations in the Temporal Bone by Micro Dissection and its Classification – A Cadaveric Study
Conclusions The SS exhibits considerable anatomic variability. A favorable positioning of the SS is associated with a large mastoid volume and pneumatization. A careful preoperative study of the imaging may help in understanding the positioning of the SS and the safety of various transmastoid approaches. [...] Thieme Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - May 28, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Singh, Anup Irugu, David Victor Kumar Sikka, Kapil Verma, Hitesh Thakar, Alok Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Influence of Masticatory Behavior on Muscle Compensations During the Oral Phase of Swallowing of Smokers
Conclusion Differences were observed in the pattern of chewing and swallowing in smokers compared with nonsmokers, but no influence of masticatory performance was observed in the presence of muscle compensations during the oral phase of swallowing. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - May 28, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Silva, Gabriela Rodrigues da Rech, Rafaela Soares Vidor, Deisi Cristina Gollo Marques Santos, Karoline Weber dos Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Laryngeal Cancer Attributable Factors and the Influence on Survival Rates: A Single Brazilian Institution Experience
Conclusion Our study confirms that male gender, smoking habit combined with alcohol consumption, and advanced stages were strongly associated with poor prognosis. [...] Thieme Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - May 28, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Ramos Innocentini, Lara Maria Alencar Teixeira, Alisson Henrique Casemiro, Luciana Assirati Andrade, Matheus Carrijo Ferrari, Tatiane Cristina Ricz, Hilton Marcos Alves Macedo, Leandro Dorigan de Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Utility of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Acute Acoustic Trauma: 20 years' Experience at the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Undersea Medical Center
Conclusion A combination of HBOT and steroids should be considered as a treatment for acute acoustic trauma in cases involving symptoms such as tinnitus and aural fullness. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - May 28, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Oya, Morihiko Tadano, Yutaka Takihata, Yasuhiro Ikomi, Fumitaka Tokunaga, Tetsuji Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Treatment of Laryngeal Granulomas
Conclusions In laryngeal granulomas caused by reflux, treatment with inhaled steroids and proton pump inhibitors proved to be effective, although prolonged. In postintubation and idiopathic granulomas, surgery was the best treatment. [...] Thieme Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - May 28, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Martins, Regina Helena Garcia Dias, Norimar Hernandes Soares, Carlos Segundo Paiva Gramuglia, Andrea Cristina Joia Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Consistent Technique Limits Suspension Laryngoscopy Complications
Conclusion Only 8 out of 213 cases in the present series experienced complications, which is significantly less than the complication rates observed in other reports. Consistent and conscientious protection of the dentition and of the oral mucosa and limiting suspension times to 30 minutes are factors unique to our series that appear to reduce complications in endolaryngeal surgery. [...] Thieme Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - May 28, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Larner, Sean P. Fornelli, Rick A. Griffith, Shane D. Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Swallowing Analyses of Neonates and Infants in Breastfeeding and Bottle-feeding: Impact on Videofluoroscopy Swallow Studies
Conclusion The analysis of the swallowing characteristics of both feeding methods revealed significant differences between them, with an impact on the diagnosis in the VFSSs, especially regarding velar function. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - May 28, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Hernandez, Ana Maria Bianchini, Esther Mandelbaum Gon çalves Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Mismatch Negativity in Children with Cochlear Implant
Conclusion Children with cochlear implants showed similar MMN responses to those of the children in the control group, with mean latency, amplitude and area of 208.9 ms (±12.8), -2.37 μV (±0.38) and 86.5 μVms (±23.4), respectively. There was no correlation between the presence of MMN and children's performance in the auditory and language development tests or family involvement during rehabilitation. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access&nbs...
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - May 28, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Fernandes, Natalia Martinez Gil, Daniela Azevedo, Marisa Frasson de Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Glottal Closure in Women with No Voice Complaints or Laryngeal Disorders
Int Arch Otorhinolaryngol DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1676108 Introduction The understanding of normal vocal production is essential to guide any voice professional as it is fundamental to understand the effects of the posterior glottal gap on the vocal quality. Objective The aim of the present study was to verify the association between glottic closure, acoustic parameters, and some characteristics of the videolaryngostroboscopy of young women without vocal complaints nor laryngeal disorders. Methods This is a cross-sectional study with 56 women between 20 and 30 years old who underwent videolaryngostrobos...
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - May 28, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Cielo, Carla Aparecida Schwarz, Karine Finger, Leila Susana Lima, Joziane Moraes Christmann, Mara Keli Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Possible Association between the Lack of Regular Physical Activity with Tinnitus and Headache: Cross-sectional Study
Conclusion We have found that headache could be a symptom related to the lack of regular physical activity among elderly individuals with tinnitus. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - May 28, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Bazoni, J éssica Aparecida Dias, Ana Carolina Marcotti Meneses-Barriviera, Caroline Luiz Marchiori, Luciana Lozza de Moraes Teixeira, Denilson de Castro Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Lacrimal Diversion Devices (Sinopsys Lacrimal Stent): Sharing our Experience with Patients with Chronic Rhinosinusitis without Polyposis
Conclusion According to our experience and results, the use of LDD is a novel, feasible, and less invasive technique to treat refractory CRS. It reduces the risk of mucosal stripping, provides short-term outcomes, and the surgical procedure does not require advanced training in endoscopic sinus surgery. Moreover, it can be performed in-office under local anesthesia or sedation. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - May 28, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Baptista, Peter Garaycochea, Octavio Prieto-Matos, Carlos Alperi, Marta Alvarez de Linera Alcalde, Juan Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Total Laryngectomy with Horizontal Mechanical Closure of the Pharyngoesophagectomy: Evaluation of the Effectiveness in Elderly Patients
Conclusions The use of the stapler for the horizontal closure of the pharyngoesophagectomy in the patients subjected to TL is proven to be useful and safe even when used in elderly patients. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - May 28, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Allegra, Eugenia Mantia, Ignazio La Azzolina, Alfio Natale, Massimo De Trapasso, Serena Saita, Vincenzo Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Test-Retest Reliability of the Speech, Spatial and Qualities of Hearing Scale (SSQ) in Brazilian Portuguese
Conclusion The test-retest reliability indicators showed good stability of the Portuguese version of the SSQ, indicating that the scale is suitable for use in the hearing-impaired population in Brazil. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - May 28, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Aguiar, Raiza Gorbachev Ribeiro Almeida, Katia de Miranda-Gonsalez, Elisiane Crestani de Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

The Effectiveness of the Cold Therapy (cryotherapy) in the Management of Inflammatory Parameters after Removal of Mandibular Third Molars: A Meta-Analysis
Conclusions Cryotherapy applied on the first day after mandibular third molar removal can manage edema in the patients. Well-designed randomized clinical trials to test the efficacy of cryotherapy after surgical removal of third molars are needed to justify its indication. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - March 13, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Fernandes, Ighor Andrade Armond, Anna Catharina Vieira Falci, Saulo Gabriel Moreira Tags: Systematic Review Source Type: research

What is the Impact of Positive Airway Pressure in Nasal Polyposis? An Experimental Study
Int Arch Otorhinolaryngol DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1676095 Introduction It has been hypothesized that increasing the interstitial hydrostatic pressure within the sinonasal mucosa of patients with nasal polyposis (NP) might decrease the size of nasal polyps. Objective To evaluate the effects of positive airway pressure, delivered by a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device, in patients with NP and in control subjects. Methods Twelve patients with NP and 27 healthy subjects were exposed to CPAP (20 cm H2O) for 2 hours. Visual analog scale (VAS), Nasal Obstruction Symptom Evaluation (NOSE) scale,...
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - March 7, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Balsalobre, Leonardo Pezato, Rogerio Mangussi-Gomes, Joao Gregorio, Luciano Haddad, Fernanda Louise Martinho Gregorio, Luiz Carlos Fujita, Reginaldo Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Nasal Polyposis: More than a Chronic Inflammatory Disorder —A Disease of Mechanical Dysfunction—The São Paulo Position
Conclusion The incorporation of biomechanical knowledge into our understanding of NP provides a new perspective to help elucidate the physiology and the pathology of nasal polyps, and new avenues for the treatment and cure of NP. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - March 1, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Pezato, Rogerio Voegels, Richard Louis Pignatari, Shirley Greg ório, Luiz Carlos Pinto Bezerra, Thiago Freire Gregorio, Luciano Balsalobre, Leonardo Tepedino, Miguel Soares Coronel, Nath ália Pinna, Fabio de Rezende Mendes Neto, Jos é Oliveira, Pedro M Tags: Update Manuscript Source Type: research

The Effects of Riluzole on Cisplatin-induced Ototoxicity
Int Arch Otorhinolaryngol DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1676654 Introduction Riluzole (2-amino-6-trifluoromethoxy benzothiazole) is known as a neuroprotective, antioxidant, antiapoptotic agent. It may have beneficial effects on neuronal cell death due to cisplatin-induced ototoxicity. Objective To evaluate the effect of riluzole on cisplatin-induced ototoxicity in guinea pigs. Methods Twenty-four guinea pigs, studied in three groups, underwent auditory brainstem response evaluation using click and 8 kHz tone burst stimuli. Subsequently, 5 mg/kg of cisplatin were administered to all animals for 3 days i...
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - March 1, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Üstün Bezgin, Selin Uygur, Kadir Kemal G ökdoğan, Çağıl Elmas, Çiğdem G öktaş, Güleser Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Acoustic Voice Modifications in Individuals with Parkinson Disease Submitted to Deep Brain Stimulation
Conclusion Changes in computerized acoustic measures are more valuable when interpreted in conjunction with changes in other measures. The single finding in fhi suggests that DBS-STN increases vocal instability. The interpretation of this result should be done carefully, since it may not be of great value if other measures that also indicate instability are not significantly different. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archive...
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - March 1, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Romann, Aline Juliane Beber, B árbara Costa Cielo, Carla Aparecida Rieder, Carlos Roberto de Mello Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Intervening in the Acute Phase of Postradiation Carotid Blowout Syndrome
Conclusion Endovascular therapy is an effective alternative for the management of exsanguinating CBS. In our series, this palliative therapy increased the overall patient survival by an estimated 9 months. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - March 1, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Jong, Marrigje A. de Candanedo, Carlos Gross, Menachem Cohen, Jos é E. Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Anatomical Study of the Facial Recess with Implications in Round Window Visibility for Cochlear Implantation: Personal Observations and Review of the Literature
Conclusion The FR approach provides good access to the round window membrane in all cases. In some cases, table adjustment is required. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - March 1, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Jain, Shraddha Deshmukh, PT Lakhotia, Pooja Kalambe, Sanika Chandravanshi, Deepshikha Khatri, Mohnish Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Head and Neck Manifestations of Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis: A Retrospective analysis of 19 Patients and Review of the Literature
Conclusions Head and neck involvement is common in GPA and may stand for the first or the only manifestation of the disease. The otolaryngologists play a central role in the diagnosis and long-term treatment of these patients, and they have to keep this pathology in mind when treating patients with ENT symptoms that do not respond as expected to the treatment. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - March 1, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Carnevale, Claudio Arancibia-Tagle, Diego Sarr ía-Echegaray, Pedro Til-P érez, Guillermo Tom ás-Barberán, Manuel Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Sound Localization Test in Presence of Noise (Sound Localization Test) in Adults without Hearing Alteration
Conclusion The sound localization test proved to be easy to set-up and to apply. The results obtained in the validation of the test suggest that individuals with normal hearing should locate 70% of the presented stimuli. The test can constitute an important instrument in the measurement of noise interference in the ability to locate the sound. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - March 1, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Almeida, Gleide Viviani Maciel Ribas, Angela Calleros, Jorge Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Particularities and Clinical Applicability of Saccharin Transit Time Test
Conclusions Saccharin transit time is a widely used method for the evaluation of nasal MCC, and therefore, the standardization related to the previous and concurrent to test orientations, and also its execution, become essential to improve its accuracy, and allow comparisons among different studies. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - February 15, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Rodrigues, Fernanda Freire, Ana Paula Uzeloto, Juliana Xavier, Rafaella Ito, Juliana Rocha, Marceli Calciolari, Renata Ramos, Dionei Ramos, Ercy Tags: Update Manuscript Source Type: research

Brazilian Scale of Hearing and Language Development: Normality Curve for Infants and Children from 0 to 24 Months Old with Normal Hearing
Conclusion The normal curve for EDAL-1 was successfully established. The averages can be considered as the standard protocol for normality, serving as a reference for comparison with other populations. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - February 15, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Moretti, Claudia Ribas, Angela Guarinello, Ana Cristina Rosa, Marine Riesemberg, Renato Vassoler, Trissia Sypczuk, Giselle Martins, Jackeline Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Facial Plastic Surgery Faculty Turnover: Survey of Academic Facial Plastic Surgeons and Department Chairs
Conclusion Chairs and facial plastic surgery faculty should strive to agree upon the amount of control over the academic practice to lead to higher retention, better patient care, and continued resident education. [...] Thieme Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - February 15, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Kowalczyk, David Michael Jordan, J Randall Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Bilateral Simultaneous Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy: Outcome and Impact on the Quality of Life of the Patients
Conclusion Our results support that a simultaneous bilateral endo-DCR is a safe procedure that offers a high success rate, spares the patient from the stress of a second surgery, provides the patient with a bilateral resolution of the symptoms, and confers an immediate improvement in the quality of life of the patients. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - February 15, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Herzallah, Islam R. Marglani, Osama A. Alherabi, Ameen Z. Faraj, Nuha S. Bukhari, Deemah H. Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Meni ère's Disease and Disorders of the Carbohydrate Metabolism Involving the Inner Ear
Conclusion Patients with Menière’s disease may present simultaneous disorders of the carbohydrate metabolism, affecting the inner ear. The correction of these disorders helps the clinical treatment but does not preclude the progression of the more severe cases of Menière disease. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - February 15, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Albernaz, Pedro L. Mangabeira Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Quality of Life Parameters should be Included in the Preoperative Informed Consent in Patients with Chronic Rhinosinusitis Scheduled for Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Int Arch Otorhinolaryngol DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1676313 Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - February 15, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Vlastarakos, Petros V. Tsilis, Nikolaos S. Nikolopoulos, Thomas P. Maragoudakis, Pavlos Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research

Incision and Drainage with Daily Irrigation for the Treatment of Auricular Pseudocyst
Conclusion Among the different methods of surgical treatment of pseudocyst of the pinna, incision and drainage with daily irrigation is a significantly efficient method both for the eradication of auricular pseudocysts and for good cosmetic results. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - February 6, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Abdel Tawab, Hazem M. Tabook, Salim M. Sloma Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Vocal Fold Polyps: Literature Review
Conclusion Despite the discrepancies found in the present literature review on vocal fold polyps, there has been a notable scientific progress in the otolaryngologic techniques and in the effectiveness of speech therapy as initial treatment, with direct and indirect techniques, corroborating the need for scientific investigation of the issue. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - January 14, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Vasconcelos, Daniela de Gomes, Adriana de Oliveira Camargo Ara újo, Cláudia Marina Tavares de Tags: Update Manuscript Source Type: research

Fish Bone Foreign Body: The Role of Imaging
Conclusion In patients > 40 years old suspected of fish bone impaction, non-contrast CT is recommended and should be urgently performed, even in the presence of ambiguous symptoms. However, in patients 
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - October 26, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Klein, Ayala Ovnat-Tamir, Sharon Marom, Tal Gluck, Ofer Rabinovics, Naomi Shemesh, Shay Tags: Systematic Review Source Type: research

Identification of Factors Related to Cases of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo Refractory to Canalicular Repositioning Maneuvers and Evaluation of the Need for Magnetic Resonance Imaging in their Management: Retrospective Analysis of a Series of 176 Cases
The objective of the present paper is to analyze the factors associated with an increased risk of refractory BPPV and the importance of nuclear magnetic resonance in the study of these patients. Methods We retrospectively reviewed the cases of 176 patients diagnosed with BPPV in our center. We divided them into two groups: responders and non-responders to the treatment, and analyzed the possible risk factors associated with a higher risk of refractory vertigo. Fischer exact test was used. Results We found 11 cases refractory to treatment; all of them underwent magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with gadoliniu...
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - October 26, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Carnevale, Claudio Til P érez, Guillermo Arancibia Tagle, Diego Tom ás Barberán, Manuel Sarr ía Echegaray, Pedro Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Antibiotic Sensitivity Pattern of Bacterial Isolates in Patients with Chronic Rhinosinusitis in Kaduna, Nigeria
Conclusion Augmentin, ciprofloxacin and Peflacine have a sensitivity of 100%, while most of the organisms show resistance to Ampiclox, amoxicillin, and Septrin. [...] Thieme Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - October 25, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Musa, Emmanuel Kodiya, Aliyu Mohammed Kirfi, Abdullahi Musa Nwaorgu, Onyekwere George B. Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Variations in Cochlear Size of Cochlear Implant Candidates
Conclusion The cochlear size varies in each individual; therefore, the temporal bone measurement of CI candidates using HRCT is essential: for the selection of suitable implant electrodes; to minimize cochlear damages at the insertion of the electrode arrays; and to maximize the hearing improvements. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - October 24, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Zahara, Devira Dewi, Rima Diana Aboet, Askaroellah Putranto, Fikri Mirza Lubis, Netty Delvrita Ashar, Taufik Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Surgical Treatment of Chronic Parotitis
Conclusion parotidectomy is a safe and effective treatment for CP in case conservative therapy fails. There is no evidence of a distinct difference between SP and NTP regarding efficiency, facial nerve palsy or Frey syndrome. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - October 24, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: van der Lans, Rik Johannes Leonardus Lohuis, Peter J.F.M. van Gorp, Joost M.H.H. Quak, Jasper J. Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Mucocele: Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes in 46 Operated Patients
Conclusion Sinus mucocele is an expansive disease that primarily affects the frontal sinus of adult patients. In most cases, endoscopic surgery is an effective treatment modality. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - October 24, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Plantier, Diogo Barreto Neto, Deusdedit Brand ão Pinna, Fabio de Rezende Voegels, Richard Louis Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Comparing Individuals through the Speech Recognition Test Applied to Regional Live Voice and Recorded Speeches from Paran á State in Five Brazilian Counties
Conclusion The recorded CD application method showed prevalence of hit improvement (%) in the SRI responses in comparison to the live voice speech technique in most of the studied counties. According to the hit rate measured in the herein investigated counties, Rio de Janeiro showed the best results in the recorded speech method. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - October 24, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Mafra, Nicoli Valverde Ribas, Angela Moretti, Claudia Zeigelboim, Bianca Simone Fonseca, Vinicius Ribas Borburema, Rodrigo Marques Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Postoperative Management of Eosinophilic Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyps: Impact of High-Dose Corticosteroid Nasal Spray
Int Arch Otorhinolaryngol DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1668515 Introduction Eosinophilic chronic rhinosinusitis (ECRS) is characterized by an eosinophilic inflammation driven by Th2-type cytokines. Glucocorticosteroids are the most common first-line treatment for ECRS with nasal polyps. Objective We have evaluated the long-term treatment with double-dose intranasal corticosteroids in refractory ECRS nasal polyps resistant to the conventional dose and assessed the risk of adverse systemic effects Methods Sixteen subjects were enrolled in this study. All subjects had ECRS after endoscopic sinus surgery that re...
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - October 24, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Ikeda, Katsuhisa Ito, Shin Hibiya, Remi Homma, Hirotomo Ono, Noritsugu Okada, Hiroko Kidokoro, Yoshinobu Shiozawa, Akihito Kusunoki, Takeshi Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Effect of Incudostapedial Reconstruction Using Conchal Cartilage Interposition Graft on Hearing Outcome
Conclusion Conchal cartilage interposition graft effectively improved hearing when used for the reconstruction of the incudostapedial joint during tympanoplasty in patients of chronic suppurative otitis media. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - October 24, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Hameed, Nazrin Alexander, Arun Saxena, Sunil Kumar Ganesan, Sivaraman Hegde, Jyotirmay S. Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Vocal Cord Dysfunction: Analysis of 27 Cases and Updated Review of Pathophysiology & Management
Conclusion Being aware of the condition is key to avoid misdiagnosis in vocal cord dysfunction. Fiberoptic laryngoscopy is the diagnostic gold standard to demonstrate paradoxical vocal cord adduction during an attack. A multidisciplinary approach should be adapted for the management, which should be specific and tailored for individual patients. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - October 24, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: George, Shibu Suresh, Sandeep Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Mismatch Negativity in Children: Reference Values
Conclusion Using the described protocol, the mean latency value of MMN was 184.0 ms for RE and 182.9 ms for LE, and the amplitude was 5.05 μV and 5.56 μV for the left and right ears, respective. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - October 24, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Ferreira, Dulce Azevedo Bueno, Claudine Devicari de Costa, Sady Selaimen Sleifer, Pricila Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

An Emergent Entity: Indolent Mucormycosis of the Paranasal Sinuses. A Multicenter Study
Conclusion Indolent mucormycosis is a new and emerging clinical entity in immunosuppressed and immunocompetent patients. Single paranasal sinus disease is a frequent presentation and should not be overlooked as a differential diagnosis in these patients. Immunocompetent patients should only be treated surgically. [...] Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - October 24, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Celis-Aguilar, Erika Burgos-P áez, Alan Villanueva-Ramos, Nadia Sol órzano-Barrón, José De La Mora-Fern ández, Alma Manjarrez-Vel ázquez, Juan Verdiales-Lugo, Sergio Escobar-Aispuro, Lucero Becerril, Perla Valdez-Flores, Ana Merino-Ram írez, Franci Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Award-Winning Research — IAO 2018
Int Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2018; 22: 335-335 DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1673376 Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  open access Full text (Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology - October 22, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Jotz, Geraldo Pereira Bittencourt, Aline Gomes Tags: Editorial Source Type: research