The linguistic aspects of the speech of Jordanian children who stutter
The influence of linguistic variables on moments of stuttering has been a popular area of research for several years. The purpose of this study is to assess the linguistic factors of the speech of children who stutter. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - April 9, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Mazin Alqhazo, Sawsan Al-Dennawi Source Type: research

Influence of age and gender on reference values for common pediatric sleep questionnaires: Results from a community-based study
Sleep problems are often assessed using questionnaires, but it is unclear whether the responses given are influenced by age and gender. We addressed this question in several widely used pediatric sleep questionnaires and provide age-dependent percentile curves. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - April 9, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Pablo E. Brockmann, Tobias Peters, Christian F. Poets, Barbara Wilhelm, Veronika Weyer-Elberich, Michael S. Urschitz Source Type: research

The linguistic aspects of the speech of jordanian children who stutter
The influence of linguistic variables on moments of stuttering has been a popular area of research for several years. The purpose of this study is to assess the linguistic factors of the speech of children who stutter. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - April 9, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Mazin Alqhazo, Sawsan Al-Dennawi Source Type: research

Influence of age and gender on reference values for common pediatric sleep questionnaires: Results from a community-based study
Sleep problems are often assessed using questionnaires, but it is unclear whether the responses given are influenced by age and gender. We addressed this question in several widely used pediatric sleep questionnaires and provide age-dependent percentile curves. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - April 9, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Pablo E. Brockmann, Tobias Peters, Christian F. Poets, Barbara Wilhelm, Veronika Weyer-Elberich, Michael S. Urschitz Source Type: research

Impact of supraglottoplasty on parental preception of swallowing using a 10 question swallowing index
Laryngomalacia can have a significant impact on swallowing function. Most of the studies in literature have focused on evaluating swallowing dysfunction in children with Laryngomalacia using clinical assessment and swallowing studies i.e. functional endoscopic evaluation of swallowing or videofluroscopic evaluation of swallowing. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - April 6, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Sohit Paul Kanotra, Vil Vaitaitis, Hunter Hopkins, Meghan Fletcher, Courtney K. Gonsoulin, Brent Keith Source Type: research

Pediatric lateral neck infections – Computed tomography vs ultrasound on initial evaluation
Review the evaluation of children with a deep lateral neck infection and define the impact of initial imaging modality on outcomes and costs. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - April 6, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Nicholas A. Quinn, Jared A. Olson, Jeremy D. Meier, Hank Baskin, Jeff E. Schunk, Emily A. Thorell, Laura N. Hodo Source Type: research

Impact of supraglottoplasty on parental preception of swallowing using a 10 question swallowing index
Laryngomalacia can have a significant impact on swallowing function. Most of the studies in literature have focused on evaluating swallowing dysfunction in children with Laryngomalacia using clinical assessment and swallowing studies i.e. functional endoscopic evaluation of swallowing or videofluroscopic evaluation of swallowing. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - April 6, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Sohit Paul Kanotra, Vil Vaitaitis, Hunter Hopkins, Meghan Fletcher, Courtney K. Gonsoulin, Brent Keith Source Type: research

Pediatric lateral neck infections – Computed tomography vs ultrasound on initial evaluation
Review the evaluation of children with a deep lateral neck infection and define the impact of initial imaging modality on outcomes and costs. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - April 6, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Nicholas A. Quinn, Jared A. Olson, Jeremy D. Meier, Hank Baskin, Jeff E. Schunk, Emily A. Thorell, Laura N. Hodo Source Type: research

Modeling congenital nasal pyriform aperture stenosis using computational fluid dynamics
In this study, we 1) applied computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model to the airway of a neonate with CNPAS and 2) compare airflow dynamics of a normal and CNPAS airway. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - April 5, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Tirth R. Patel, Chengyu Li, Jillian Krebs, Kai Zhao, Prashant Malhotra Source Type: research

The use of laryngeal mask airway for adenoidectomy
I read the manuscript entitled “The use of laryngeal mask for adenoidectomy” by Boroda et al. [1]. The manuscript is so valuable study. The study attempts to identify the rate and contributing factors of laryngeal mask airway (LMA) failure during adenoidectomy. The adenoids were removed with suction bovie electrocautery in th is study. There are also other techniques for adenoidectomy, such as conventional technique, curettage, and endoscopic microdebrider asisted adenoidectomy [2,3]. I prefer conventional technique, curettage of adenoidectomy. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - April 4, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Fatma Caylakli Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research

External auditory canal: Inferior, posterior-inferior, and anterior canal wall overhangs
To characterize anatomic variants of the external ear canal (EAC), specifically canal wall overhangs. EAC overhangs are problematic since they obstruct the view of the tympanic membrane (TM) and middle ear, possibly creating diagnostic and surgical difficulties. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - April 3, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Kavita Dedhia, Robert F. Yellon, Barton F. Branstetter, Mark Best Source Type: research

Krazy Glue ® in the ear: A case report of child abuse
This report presents the management of this case along with the medical and legal outcomes surrounding this case of child abuse. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - April 3, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Brendan D. Sorichetti, Marcela Fandi ño, Frederick K. Kozak Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

External auditory canal: Inferior, posterior-inferior, and anterior canal wall overhangs
To characterize anatomic variants of the external ear canal (EAC), specifically canal wall overhangs. EAC overhangs are problematic since they obstruct the view of the Tympanic Membrane (TM) and middle ear, possibly creating diagnostic and surgical difficulties. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - April 3, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Kavita Dedhia, Robert F. Yellon, Barton F. Branstetter, Mark Best Source Type: research

Krazy Glue ® in the ear: A case report of child abuse
This report presents the management of this case along with the medical and legal outcomes surrounding this case of child abuse. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - April 3, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Brendan D. Sorichetti, Marcela Fandi ño, Frederick K. Kozak Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Endoscope-assisted nasal dermoid excision with an open rhinoplasty approach
Congenital midline nasal masses have been traditionally excised through rhinotomies and bicoronal incisions. These approaches are disfiguring and potentially morbid, leading pediatric otolaryngologists to seek out less invasive, endoscopic-assisted approaches. Here we present a nasal dermoid excised with a minimally invasive, endoscopic assisted open rhinoplasty approach. The preoperative workup as well as perioperative steps for excision are documented, with the hope that this will assist other practitioners with this approach. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - April 2, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Devon M. Livingstone, James Brookes, Warren K. Yunker Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Comparison of the Reynell Developmental Language Scale II and the Galker test of word-recognition-in-noise in Danish day-care children
To search for predictive factors for language development measured by two receptive language tests for children, the Galker test (a word-recognition-in-noise test) testing hearing and vocabulary, and the Danish version of Reynell Developmental Language Scale (2nd revision, RDLS II) test, a language comprehension test. The study analysed if information about background variables and parents and pre-school teachers was predictive for test scores; if earlier middle ear disease, actual hearing loss and tympanometry was important for language development; and if the two receptive tests differed in terms of the degree to which v...
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - April 2, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: J ørgen Lous, Maj-Britt Glenn Lauritsen Source Type: research

Endoscope-assisted nasal dermoid excision with an open rhinoplasty approach
Congenital midline nasal masses have been traditionally excised through rhinotomies and bicoronal incisions. These approaches are disfiguring and potentially morbid, leading pediatric otolaryngologists to seek out less invasive, endoscopic-assisted approaches. Here we present a nasal dermoid excised with a minimally invasive, endoscopic assisted open rhinoplasty approach. The preoperative workup as well as perioperative steps for excision are documented, with the hope that this will assist other practitioners with this approach. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - April 2, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Devon M. Livingstone, James Brookes, Warren K. Yunker Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Comparison of the Reynell Developmental Language Scale II and the Galker test of word-recognition-in-noise in Danish day-care children
To search for predictive factors for language development measured by two receptive language tests for children, the Galker test (a word-recognition-in-noise test) testing hearing and vocabulary, and the Danish version of Reynell Developmental Language Scale (2nd revision, RDLS II) test, a language comprehension test. The study analysed if information about background variables and parents and pre-school teachers was predictive for test scores; if earlier middle ear disease, actual hearing loss and tympanometry was important for language development; and if the two receptive tests differed in terms of the degree to which v...
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - April 2, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: J ørgen Lous, Maj-Britt Glenn Lauritsen Source Type: research

2q24 deletion in a 9-month old girl with anal atresia, hearing impairment, and hypotonia
Deletion of 2q24.2 is a rare cytogenetic aberration in patients, exhibiting heterogeneous clinical features, and common phenotypes included developmental delay, intellectual disability, hypotonia, and mild dysmorphic features. Hearing impairment and anal atresia are rarely described. Here we described a 9-month-old female patient with hypotonia in all four limbs, developmental delay, and intellectual disability. In addition, congenital anal atresia was diagnosed and treated after birth, and hearing impairment was found in right ear. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 30, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Peiwei Zhao, Bing Mao, Xiaonan Cai, Jun Jiang, Zhisheng Liu, Jun Lin, Xuelian He Source Type: research

Response to ‘The use of laryngeal mask airway for adenoidectomy’
“On behalf of my co-authors, we would like to thank Dr. Caylakli for his kind review of our paper. We agree with Dr. Caylakli that our paper limits its evaluation to one technique for adenoidectomy. It is quite possible that LMA is not appropriate for other techniques for adenoid removal. We would encourage surgeons to exercise caution when using LMA for any form of adenoidectomy. We hope future studies will examine other techniques for both tonsil and adenoid removal using LMA.” (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 30, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Lee P. Smith Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research

2q24 deletion in a 9-month old girl with anal atresia, hearing impairment, and hypotonia
Deletion of 2q24.2 is a rare cytogenetic aberration in patients, exhibiting heterogeneous clinical features, and common phenotypes included developmental delay, intellectual disability, hypotonia, and mild dysmorphic features. Hearing impairment and anal atresia are rarely described. Here we described a 9-month-old female patient with hypotonia in all four limbs, developmental delay, and intellectual disability. In addition, congenital anal atresia was diagnosed and treated after birth, and hearing impairment was found in right ear. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 30, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Peiwei Zhao, Bing Mao, Xiaonan Cai, Jun Jiang, Zhisheng Liu, Jun Lin, Xuelian He Source Type: research

Response to ‘The use of laryngeal mask airway for adenoidectomy’
“On behalf of my co-authors, we would like to thank Dr. Caylakli for his kind review of our paper. We agree with Dr. Caylakli that our paper limits its evaluation to one technique for adenoidectomy. It is quite possible that LMA is not appropriate for other techniques for adenoid removal. We would encourage surgeons to exercise caution when using LMA for any form of adenoidectomy. We hope future studies will examine other techniques for both tonsil and adenoid removal using LMA.” (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 30, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Lee P. Smith Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research

Impact of adenotonsillectomy on urinary storage symptoms in children with sleep-disordered breathing
To prospectively evaluate the effectiveness of adenotonsillectomy on resolving urinary storage symptoms such as frequency, urgency, and urgency urinary incontinence (UUI) in indicated sleep disordered breathing (SDB) patients. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 29, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Jong Cheol Lee, Kyung Hyun Moon, Taekmin Kwon, Seong Kyeong Yang, Sungchan Park Source Type: research

Passive sentence comprehension difficulties and its related factors in children with cochlear implants
The purposes of this study were to investigate which syntactic structures, from active and passive sentences, sensitively differentiate children with cochlear implants (CIs) from children with normal hearing (NH), to explore the correlations among working memory (WM) and other factors for each group, and to examine predictors of the active and passive sentence scores for both groups. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 28, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Youngmee Lee, Jee Eun Sung, Hyunsub Sim Source Type: research

Treatment of an obstructive, recurrent, syncytial myoepithelioma of the trachea with tracheal resection and reconstruction
We present a case report of a 10-year-old female who was found to have an anterior tracheal mass causing near total obstruction of the airway on bronchoscopy. Characteristics of the mass were consistent with syncytial myoepithelioma. The patient experienced multiple recurrences requiring tracheal resection with end-to-end reanastomosis. To date there have not been any reported cases of myoepithelioma of the trachea in a child and no reports of syncytial myoepithelioma in the trachea or respiratory tract. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 28, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Michael Pfeiffer, Jason E. Cohn, Judy Mae Pascasio, Sri K. Chennupati Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Current trends in practices in the treatment of pediatric unilateral vocal fold immobility: A survey on injections, thyroplasty and nerve reinnervation
The objective of this study was to poll pediatric otolaryngologists with a special interest in pediatric laryngology on their experience with injection medialization laryngoplasty (IML), thyroplasty, and reinnervation procedures in order to reflect on changing clinical practices. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 28, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Sarah Bouhabel, Christopher J. Hartnick Source Type: research

Effect of electronic cigarettes on human middle ear
In this study, we examined the effect of e-liquids on a human middle ear epithelial cell (HMEEC) line. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 28, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Jae-Jun Song, Yoon Young Go, Ji Yoen Mun, Sehee Lee, Gi Jung Im, Yoo yon Kim, Jun Ho Lee, Jiwon Chang Source Type: research

Comparison of the computer –aided articulation therapy application with printed material in children with speech sound disorders
The aim of the present study was to develop an iPad application for computer –aided articulation therapy called the Turkish Articulation Therapy Application (TARTU), and make comparisons between the efficacy of TARTU and printed material. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 28, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Rana Dural, Özlem Ünal–Logacev Source Type: research

Factors predicting health practitioners' awareness of UNHS program in Malaysian non-public hospitals
The current study aims to examine the effects of human resource (measured with the perception of health workers' perception towards UNHS), screening equipment, program layout and screening techniques on healthcare practitioners' awareness (measured with knowledge) of universal newborn hearing screening (UNHS) in Malaysian non-public hospitals. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 28, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Abdussalaam Iyanda Ismail, Abdul Halim Abdul Majid, Mohd Normani Zakaria, Nor Azimah Chew Abdullah, Sulaiman Hamzah, Siti Zamratol-Mai Sarah Mukari Source Type: research

Passive sentence comprehension difficulties and its related factors in children with cochlear implants
The purposes of this study were to investigate which syntactic structures, from active and passive sentences, sensitively differentiate children with cochlear implants (CIs) from children with normal hearing (NH), to explore the correlations among working memory (WM) and other factors for each group, and to examine predictors of the active and passive sentence scores for both groups. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 28, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Youngmee Lee, JeeEun Sung, Hyunsub Sim Source Type: research

Treatment of an obstructive, recurrent, syncytial myoepithelioma of the trachea with tracheal resection and reconstruction
We present a case report of a 10-year-old female who was found to have an anterior tracheal mass causing near total obstruction of the airway on bronchoscopy. Characteristics of the mass were consistent with syncytial myoepithelioma. The patient experienced multiple recurrences requiring tracheal resection with end-to-end reanastomosis. To date there have not been any reported cases of myoepithelioma of the trachea in a child and no reports of syncytial myoepithelioma in the trachea or respiratory tract. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 28, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Michael Pfeiffer, Jason E. Cohn, Judy Mae Pascasio, Sri K. Chennupati Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Current trends in practices in the treatment of pediatric unilateral vocal fold immobility: A survey on injections, thyroplasty and nerve reinnervation
The objective of this study was to poll pediatric otolaryngologists with a special interest in pediatric laryngology on their experience with injection medialization laryngoplasty (IML), thyroplasty, and reinnervation procedures in order to reflect on changing clinical practices. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 28, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Sarah Bouhabel, Christopher J. Hartnick Source Type: research

Effect of electronic cigarettes on human middle ear
In this study, we examined the effect of e-liquids on a human middle ear epithelial cell (HMEEC) line. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 28, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Jae-Jun Song, Yoon Young Go, Ji Yoen Mun, Sehee Lee, Gi Jung Im, Yoo yon Kim, Jun Ho Lee, Jiwon Chang Source Type: research

Comparison of the computer –aided articulation therapy application with printed material in children with speech sound disorders
The aim of the present study was to develop an iPad application for computer –aided articulation therapy called the Turkish Articulation Therapy Application (TARTU), and make comparisons between the efficacy of TARTU and printed material. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 28, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Rana Dural, Özlem Ünal–Logacev Source Type: research

Factors predicting health practitioners' awareness of UNHS program in Malaysian non-public hospitals
The current study aims to examine the effects of human resource (measured with the perception of health workers' perception towards UNHS), screening equipment, program layout and screening techniques on healthcare practitioners' awareness (measured with knowledge) of universal newborn hearing screening (UNHS) in Malaysian non-public hospitals. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 28, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Abdussalaam Iyanda Ismail, Abdul Halim Abdul Majid, Mohd Normani Zakaria, Nor Azimah Chew Abdullah, Sulaiman Hamzah, Siti Zamratol-Mai Sarah Mukari Source Type: research

Effect of vowel context on test –retest nasalance score variability in children with and without cleft palate
The purpose of this study was to determine whether test –retest nasalance score variability differs between Korean children with and without cleft palate (CP) and vowel context influences variability in nasalance score. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 26, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Seunghee Ha, Seungeun Jung, Kyung S. Koh Source Type: research

Surgical timing for bilateral simultaneous cochlear implants: When is best?
Hearing loss is considered the most common congenital disease and the prevalence of neonatal deafness can be estimated between 1 and 2 cases per 1000 live births.Infant deafness must be diagnosed as early as possible and an effective therapeutic intervention needs to be carried out in order to avoid the serious consequences of hearing deprivation during the evolutionary period: alterations in the development of central auditory pathways and lack of language acquisition.The cochlear implant (CI) has proved to be the best instrument to solve the problem of auditory deprivation. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 26, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Sebastiano Franchella, Roberto Bovo, Luigia Bandolin, Flavia Gheller, Silvia Montino, Daniele Borsetto, Sara Ghiselli, Alessandro Martini Source Type: research

Different concentrations of mesna application have an effect on the internal ear?
In this study, it was aimed to assess the effect of Mesna on the internal ear, which was applied intra-tympanically in higher concentrations than the conventional use. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 26, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Remzi Dogan, Sabri Baki Eren, Ozge Gedik, Alper Yen ıgun, Mehmet Serif Aydın, Busranur Eser, Orhan Ozturan Source Type: research

Deep neck space abscesses in children below 5 years of age and their complications
To study the outcomes and complications of deep neck space abscesses in children less than 5 years of age over a period of 15 years. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 26, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Avani Jain, Ishwar Singh, Ravi Meher, Anoop Raj, Pragya Rajpurohit, Purodha Prasad Source Type: research

Efficacy of topical 2% mupirocin ointment for treatment of tympanostomy tube otorrhea caused by community-acquired methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus
To demonstrate the safety and effectiveness of topical 2% mupirocin ointment as an adjunctive therapy for tympanostomy tube otorrhea (TTO) caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 26, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Hilary Yankey, Glenn Isaacson Source Type: research

Emergence delirium and intranasal dexmedetomidine: The importance of method, dosing, and timing of administration
The recent retrospective study of intranasal dexmedetomidine to prevent emergence delirium in pediatric patients undergoing ear tube surgery failed to show any efficacy in preventing this troublesome complication [1]. The reasons for this are likely several, and although Santana and Mills outlined some of them in their report, the subgroup analysis on the timing of drug administration did suggest that had the dose been given earlier – i.e., even before the induction of anesthesia as a preoperative sedative (which has been successfully used before [2,3]) – then perhaps the drug may have been more efficacious. (S...
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 26, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Hilary P. Grocott Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research

Effect of vowel context on test –retest nasalance score variability in children with and without cleft palate
The purpose of this study was to determine whether test –retest nasalance score variability differs between Korean children with and without cleft palate (CP) and vowel context influences variability in nasalance score. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 26, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Seunghee Ha, Seungeun Jung, Kyung S. Koh Source Type: research

Surgical timing for bilateral simultaneous cochlear implants: When is best?
Hearing loss is considered the most common congenital disease and the prevalence of neonatal deafness can be estimated between 1 and 2 cases per 1000 live births.Infant deafness must be diagnosed as early as possible and an effective therapeutic intervention needs to be carried out in order to avoid the serious consequences of hearing deprivation during the evolutionary period: alterations in the development of central auditory pathways and lack of language acquisition.The cochlear implant (CI) has proved to be the best instrument to solve the problem of auditory deprivation. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 26, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Sebastiano Franchella, Roberto Bovo, Luigia Bandolin, Flavia Gheller, Silvia Montino, Daniele Borsetto, Sara Ghiselli, Alessandro Martini Source Type: research

Different concentrations of mesna application have an effect on the internal ear?
In this study, it was aimed to assess the effect of Mesna on the internal ear, which was applied intra-tympanically in higher concentrations than the conventional use. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 26, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Remzi Dogan, Sabri Baki Eren, Ozge Gedik, Alper Yen ıgun, Mehmet Serif Aydın, Busranur Eser, Orhan Ozturan Source Type: research

Emergence delirium and intranasal dexmedetomidine: The importance of method, dosing, and timing of administration
The recent retrospective study of intranasal dexmedetomidine to prevent emergence delirium in pediatric patients undergoing ear tube surgery failed to show any efficacy in preventing this troublesome complication [1]. The reasons for this are likely several, and although Santana and Mills outlined some of them in their report, the subgroup analysis on the timing of drug administration did suggest that had the dose been given earlier – i.e., even before the induction of anesthesia as a preoperative sedative (which has been successfully used before [2,3]) – then perhaps the drug may have been more efficacious. (S...
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 26, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Hilary P. Grocott Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research

Deep neck space abscesses in children below 5 years of age and their complications
To study the outcomes and complications of deep neck space abscesses in children less than 5 years of age over a period of 15 years. (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 26, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Avani Jain, Ishwar Singh, Ravi Meher, Anoop Raj, Pragya Rajpurohit, Purodha Prasad Source Type: research

Efficacy of topical 2% mupirocin ointment for treatment of tympanostomy tube otorrhea caused by community-acquired methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus
To demonstrate the safety and effectiveness of topical 2% mupirocin ointment as an adjunctive therapy for tympanostomy tube otorrhea (TTO) caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). (Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology)
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - March 26, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Hilary Yankey, Glenn Isaacson Source Type: research