Modified bolster dressing with continuous suction improves skin graft survival for an oral cavity wound
Skin engraftment of intraoral defects is known to be inconsistent due to mobility of the oral structure, uneven wounds, and accumulation of saliva under the skin graft. To improve the success rate of oral skin... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - November 14, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Eunkyu Lee, Song I Park, Donghyeok Kim, Hokyung Jin and Han-Sin Jeong Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Resection versus preservation of the middle turbinate in surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis: a randomized controlled trial
Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) affects up to 16% of the population. When medical treatment fails, endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) is considered. The value of resecting the middle turbinate to optimize surgical ou... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - November 8, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Marc-Antoine Hudon, Erin D. Wright, Etienne Fortin-Pellerin and Marie Bussieres Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Hemorrhage within the tympanic membrane without perforation
Hemotympanum refers to both the presence of blood in the middle ear cavity and to ecchymosis of the tympanic membrane (TM), and a systematic study of intra-TM (iTM) hemorrhage without bleeding in the middle ea... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - November 6, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Chang-Hee Kim and Jung Eun Shin Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Validation of a novel method for localization of parathyroid adenomas using SPECT/CT
Accurate localization of parathyroid adenomas is of critical importance in surgical planning for minimally invasive parathyroidectomy. SPECT/CT is considered the investigation of choice but has limitations reg... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - October 26, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Rachelle A. LeBlanc, Andre Isaac, Jonathan Abele, Vincent L. Biron, David W. J. C ôté, Matthew Hearn, Daniel A. O’Connell, Hadi Seikaly and Jeffrey R. Harris Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Comparison of inhaled versus intravenous anesthesia for laryngoscopy and laryngeal electromyography in a rat model
Propofol and remifentanil intravenous combination is one popular form of total intravenous anesthesia (TIVA) in mainstream clinical practice, but it has rarely been applied to a rat model for laryngoscopy and ... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - October 20, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: M. Gazzaz, J. Saini, S. Pagliardini, B. Tsui, C. Jeffery and H. El-Hakim Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of PACE4 isoforms as biomarkers in thyroid cancer
To date, no single molecular marker has been demonstrated as clinically useful in differentiating malignant from benign thyroid nodules when a fine needle aspiration falls in the “unknown significance” categor... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - October 19, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Laurent Fradet, Rabia Temmar, Fr édéric Couture, Mathieu Belzile, Pierre-Hugues Fortier and Robert Day Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

The role of induction chemotherapy followed by surgery in unresectable stage IVb laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancers: a case series
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the benefit of induction chemotherapy followed by surgery in locally advanced unresectable stage IVb laryngeal and hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (LHSCC). (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - October 16, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Pichit Sittitrai, Donyarat Reunmarkkaew and Saisaward Chaiyasate Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Assessing the role of virtual reality training in Canadian Otolaryngology –Head & Neck Residency Programs: a national survey of program directors and residents
Given mounting pressure of work hour restrictions, resource constraints, and variability of clinical exposure, Otolaryngology –Head& Neck Surgery (OHNS) residency training has shifted away from the apprentices... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - October 1, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Justin T Lui, Evan D Compton, Won Hyung A Ryu and Monica Y Hoy Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Analytic and clinical validity of thyroid nodule mutational profiling using droplet digital polymerase chain reaction
Recent guidelines for the management of thyroid nodules incorporate mutation testing as an adjunct for surgical decision-making, however current tests are costly with limited accuracy. Droplet digital PCR (ddP... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - September 24, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Vincent L. Biron, Ashlee Matkin, Morris Kostiuk, Jordana Williams, David W. Cote, Jeffrey Harris, Hadi Seikaly and Daniel A. O ’Connell Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

The molecular mechanisms of increased radiosensitivity of HPV-positive oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC): an extensive review
Head and neck carcinomas (HNCs) collectively are the sixth most common cancer with an annual incidence of about 400,000 cases in the US. The most well-established risk factors for HNCs are tobacco and alcohol ... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - September 21, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Changxing Liu, Daljit Mann, Uttam K. Sinha and Niels C. Kokot Tags: Review Source Type: research

The impact of human papillomavirus (HPV) status on functional outcomes and quality of life (QOL) after surgical treatment of oropharyngeal carcinoma with free-flap reconstruction
To determine the impact of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) status on speech, swallowing, and quality of life (QOL) outcomes after surgical treatment of oropharyngeal cancer (OPSCC). (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - September 19, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Hani Z. Marzouki, Vincent L. Biron, Peter T. Dziegielewski, Andrew Ma, Jason Vaz, Gabriela Constantinescu, Jeffrey Harris, Daniel O ’Connell and Hadi Seikaly Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Carcinoembryonic antigen levels correlated with advanced disease in medullary thyroid cancer
Medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) cells are capable of secreting various tumor markers including calcitonin and carcinoembyronic antigen (CEA). The purpose of this study is to determine whether abnormal CEA level... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - September 17, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Sena Turkdogan, V éronique-Isabelle Forest, Michael P. Hier, Michael Tamilia, Anca Florea and Richard J. Payne Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Improving vaccination uptake in pediatric Cochlear implant recipients
An Infectious Disease vaccine specialist joined our institution ’s Cochlear Implant Team in 2010 in order to address the high percentage of non-compliance to immunization prior to surgery identified previously ... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - September 17, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Lisa Jin, Paula T éllez, Ruth Chia, Daphne Lu, Neil K. Chadha, Julie Pauwels, Simon Dobson, Hazim Al Eid and Frederick K. Kozak Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

A systematic approach to the recurrent laryngeal nerve dissection at the cricothyroid junction
To describe and evaluate a four step systematic approach to dissecting the recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) starting at the cricothyroid junction during thyroid surgery (subsequently referred to as the retrogra... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - September 17, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Oleksandr Butskiy, Brent A. Chang, Kimberly Luu, Robert M. McKenzie and Donald W. Anderson Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Usage of the HINTS exam and neuroimaging in the assessment of peripheral vertigo in the emergency department
Dizziness is a common presenting symptom in the emergency department (ED). The HINTS exam, a battery of bedside clinical tests, has been shown to have greater sensitivity than neuroimaging in ruling out stroke... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - September 10, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Alexandra E. Quimby, Edmund S. H. Kwok, Daniel Lelli, Peter Johns and Darren Tse Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Prognostic significance of cell cycle-associated proteins p16, pRB, cyclin D1 and p53 in resected oropharyngeal carcinoma
Human papillomavirus (HPV)-related oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) has an improved outcome and may allow for treatment de-escalation. High-risk HPV (HR-HPV) infection is associated with deregulat... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - September 6, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Michaela Plath, Martina A. Broglie, Diana F örbs, Sandro J. Stoeckli and Wolfram Jochum Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Re-visiting the ATA 2015 sonographic guidelines - who are we missing?: A retrospective review
The American Thyroid Association published revised guidelines in 2015 on the management of differentiated thyroid cancer in adults. One of the key changes introduced in the revision proposes that diagnostic bi... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - September 3, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: D. S. Chan, K. Gong, M. G. Roskies, V. I. Forest, M. P. Hier and R. J. Payne Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Effectiveness of skull X-RAY to determine cochlear implant insertion depth
Cochlear implant (CI) insertion depth can affect residual hearing preservation, tonotopic range coverage, and Mapping. Therefore, determining insertion depth has the potential to maximize CI performance. A pos... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - September 3, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Vinay Fernandes, Yiqiao Wang, Robert Yeung, Sean Symons and Vincent Lin Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Shared decision making and decisional conflict in the Management of Vestibular Schwannoma: a prospective cohort study
Patients with vestibular schwannomas (VS) are faced with complex management decisions. Watchful waiting, surgical resection, and radiation are all viable options with associated risks and benefits. We sought t... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - September 3, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: M. Elise Graham, Brian D. Westerberg, Jane Lea, Paul Hong, Simon Walling, David P. Morris, Andrea L. O. Hebb, Rochelle Galleto, Emily Papsin, Maeve Mulroy, Hannah Foggin and Manohar Bance Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Correction to: HPV DNA in saliva from patients with SCC of the head and neck is specific for p16-positive oropharyngeal tumours
Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported an error in one of the author names. In this Correction the incorrect and correct author names are listed. (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - August 2, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Jason K. Wasserman, Ryan Rourke, Bibianna Purgina, Lisa Caulley, Jim Dimitroulakos, Martin Corsten and Stephanie Johnson-Obaseki Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Management of epistaxis in patients with ventricular assist device: a retrospective review
Patients with a ventricular assist device (VAD) are at risk for epistaxis due to the need for anticoagulation. Additionally, these patients develop acquired von Willebrand syndrome (AvWS) due to these devices.... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - August 2, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Clifford Scott Brown, Ralph Abi-Hachem and David Woojin Jang Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Consultation diagnoses and procedures billed among recent graduates practicing general otolaryngology – head & neck surgery in Ontario, Canada
An analysis of the scope of practice of recent Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (OHNS) graduates working as general otolaryngologists has not been previously performed. As Canadian OHNS residency program... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - July 20, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Antoine Eskander, Paolo Campisi, Ian J. Witterick and David D. Pothier Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Tracheostomy reversal years after patient lost to follow-up
Pediatric tracheostomies occur for various reasons, including prologned intubation, and require a multidisciplinary approach with routine follow-up. (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - July 13, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Jill Querney and Jean-Luc Ethier Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A prospective cohort study assessing the clinical utility of the Cottle maneuver in nasal septal surgery
A nasal septal deviation can have a significant detrimental effect on a patient ’s quality of life. Nasal valve collapse (NVC) often co-exists with a septal deviation. The Cottle maneuver is one of the most com... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - July 11, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: James P. Bonaparte and Ross Campbell Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

A retrospective comparative study of endoscopic and microscopic Tympanoplasty
This study compares endoscopic and microscopic tympanoplasty for the treatment of chronic otitis media (COM) without cholesteatoma. (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - July 4, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Ying-Chieh Hsu, Chin-Lung Kuo and Tzu-Chin Huang Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

The 678 Hz acoustic immittance probe tone: a more definitive indicator of PET than the traditional 226 Hz method
The accurate diagnosis of Eustachian tube (ET) dysfunction can be very difficult. Our aim is to determine whether a 678 Hz probe tone is a more accurate indicator of Patulous ET (PET) than the 226 Hz probe ton... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - July 3, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Justin M. Pyne, Tarek Ibrahim Lawen, Duncan D. Floyd and Manohar Bance Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

The volatilome – investigation of volatile organic metabolites (VOM) as potential tumor markers in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC)
Different organisms such as bacteria, molds and humans produce and release a relative unknown class of metabolites which are responsible for the individual olfactory pattern. These volatile organic metabolites... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - July 3, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Philipp Opitz and Olf Herbarth Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Correlation between gonial angle and dynamic tongue collapse in children with snoring/sleep disordered breathing – an exploratory pilot study
Drug induced sleep endoscopy (DISE) is hoped to identify reasons of failure of adenotonsillectomy (AT) in treating pediatric sleep disordered breathing (SDB). Maxillomandibular disproportion has been studied a... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - June 4, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: S. Anderson, N. Alsufyani, A. Isaac, M. Gazzaz and H. El-Hakim Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

The impact of chronic airway disease on symptom severity and global suffering in Canadian rhinosinusitis patients
Patients with Chronic Rhinosinusitis (CRS) can suffer from a significant decline in their quality of life. CRS patients have a high prevalence of comorbid conditions and it is important to understand the impac... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - May 29, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Kimberly Luu, Jason Sutherland, Trafford Crump, Giuping Liu and Arif Janjua Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

When symptoms don ’t fit: a case series of conversion disorder in the pediatric otolaryngology practice
Conversion disorder refers to functional bodily impairments that can be precipitated by high stress situations including trauma and surgery. Symptoms of conversion disorder may mimic or complicate otolaryngolo... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - May 29, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Lisa Caulley, Scott Kohlert, Hazen Gandy, Janet Olds and Matthew Bromwich Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Successful ventilation through a R üsch intubation guide catheter in severe laryngotracheal stenosis
We describe... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - May 25, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Victoria Van Regemorter, Arnaud Poti é, Sandra Schmitz, Jean-Louis Scholtes, Laurent Veevaete and Michel Van Boven Tags: How I do it article Source Type: research

A retrospective cohort study: do patients with graves ’ disease need to be euthyroid prior to surgery?
The 2016 American Thyroid Association guidelines indicate that patients with Graves ’ disease who undergo a thyroidectomy should be rendered euthyroid through the use of antithyroid drugs (ATD) prior to surgery... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - May 21, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Abrar Al Jassim, Tim Wallace, Sarah Bouhabel, Agnieszka Majdan, Michael Hier, Veronique-Isabelle Forest and Richard Payne Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Rates and causes of 30-day readmission and emergency room utilization following head and neck surgery
Unplanned returns to hospital are common, costly, and potentially avoidable. We aimed to investigate and characterize reasons for all-cause readmissions to hospital as in-patients (IPs) and visits to the Emerg... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - May 18, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Vincent Wu and Stephen F. Hall Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Reporting quality of randomized controlled trials in otolaryngology: review of adherence to the CONSORT statement
Randomized controlled trials are the gold standard in medical and surgical research to assess the efficacy of therapeutic interventions. The reporting of these trials should be of high quality to allow readers... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - May 15, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Yu Qing Huang, Katsiaryna Traore, Badr Ibrahim, Maida J. Sewitch and Lily H. P. Nguyen Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Improved symptomatic, functional, and fluoroscopic outcomes following serial “series of three” double-balloon dilation for cricopharyngeus muscle dysfunction
Cricopharyngeus muscle dysfunction (CPMD) is a common cause of dysphagia. We employ a progressive series of three double-balloon dilations separated by 4 –6 weeks between procedures as a primary treatment optio... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - May 15, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Derrick R. Randall, Lisa M. Evangelista, Maggie A. Kuhn and Peter C. Belafsky Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

A stepped approach for the management of symptomatic internal derangement of the temporomandibular joint
Internal derangement is the clinical and pathological condition of disc displacement of the temporomandibular joint. Management of these cases involve conservative and surgical treatment options. Minimally inv... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - May 15, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Candan Efeoglu, Aylin Sipahi Calis, Huseyin Koca and Esra Yuksel Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

An evaluation of in-office flexible fiber-optic biopsies for laryngopharyngeal lesions
Operative endoscopy and flexible fiber-optic in-office tissue biopsy are common techniques to assess suspicious laryngopharyngeal lesions. (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - May 9, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Francisco Lee, Kristine A. Smith, Shamir Chandarana, T. Wayne Matthews, J. Douglas Bosch, Steven C. Nakoneshny and Joseph C. Dort Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Cavernous sinus involvement in human papillomavirus associated oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma: case report of an atypical site of distant metastasis
HPV-associated OSCC (HPV-OSCC) has been determined to be a distinct disease entity from non-HPV associated OSCC. Patients affected by HPV-OSCC generally have a more favourable prognosis, with improved rates of... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - May 9, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: David Forner, Derek Wilke, Matthew H. Rigby, Sidney Croul, Anuradha Mishra, Emad Massoud, David B. Clarke and Nathan Lamond Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Smartphone adapters for flexible Nasolaryngoscopy: a systematic review
Flexible nasolaryngoscopy is an essential component of the otolaryngological physical exam. Historically, the ability to create and share video recordings of these endoscopic exams has been limited by poor mob... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - May 8, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: A. E. Quimby, S. Kohlert, L. Caulley and M. Bromwich Tags: Review Source Type: research

Efficacy of postoperative pain management in head and neck cancer patients
Our study quantifies the effectiveness of perioperative pain control in a cohort of patients undergoing major head and neck surgery with free flap reconstruction. Our long-term goal is to improve pain control ... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - May 2, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Ashley Hinther, Steven C. Nakoneshny, Shamir P. Chandarana, T. Wayne Matthews and Joseph C. Dort Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Mortality risk after clinical management of recurrent and metastatic adenoid cystic carcinoma
Management of locoregional recurrence (LRR) and distant metastasis (DM) in adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is guided by limited data. We investigated mortality risks in patients diagnosed and treated for recurr... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - April 25, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Melody J. Xu, Tara J. Wu, Annemieke van Zante, Ivan H. El-Sayed, Alain P. Algazi, William R. Ryan, Patrick K. Ha and Sue S. Yom Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Multi-dimensional analysis of oral cavity and oropharyngeal defects following cancer extirpation surgery, a cadaveric study
The objectives of... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - April 24, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Sherif Idris, Alex M. Mlynarek, Khalid Ansari, Jeffrey R. Harris, Nabil Rizk, David Cote, Daniel A. O ’Connell, Heather Allen, Peter Dziegielewski and Hadi Seikaly Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Hemorrhagic stroke after Epley maneuver: a case report
This is the first case to our knowledge of a serious adverse event following the Epley maneuver, which is the treatment of choice for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), the most common vestibular dis... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - April 10, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Paige Moore, Trung Le, Brian Blakley, Jason Beiko and Eric Meen Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A simple management option for chronically impacted sharp tracheobronchial foreign bodies in children
Distally impacted chronic tracheobronchial sharp foreign bodies in children are a management challenge that presents with clinical subtlety and extreme variability. The use of image guided techniques, imaginat... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - April 10, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Sherif Idris, Russell A. Murphy, Manisha Witmans and Hamdy El-Hakim Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Endoscopic management of maxillary sinus inverted papilloma attachment sites to minimize disease recurrence
Inverted papillomas (IPs) are benign neoplasms, most commonly arising from the mucosal lining of the maxillary sinus. IPs can have single or multifocal sites of attachment. Although pedicle location is an impo... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - April 4, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Vincent Wu, Jennifer Siu, Jonathan Yip and John M. Lee Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

In-office laryngeal procedures (IOLP) in Canada: current safety practices and procedural care
The advent of chip tip technology combined with advanced endoscopy has revolutionized the field of laryngology in the past decade. Procedures such as transnasal esophagoscopy, site-specific steroid injections,... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - April 3, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Yael Bensoussan and Jennifer Anderson Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Submental liposuction for the management of lymphedema following head and neck cancer treatment: a randomized controlled trial
Patients who have undergone treatment for head and neck cancer are at risk for neck lymphedema, which can severely affect quality of life. Liposuction has been used successfully in cancer patients who suffer f... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - March 26, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Uthman Alamoudi, Benjamin Taylor, Colin MacKay, Matthew H. Rigby, Robert Hart, Jonathan R. B. Trites and S. Mark Taylor Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Predicting complications of major head and neck oncological surgery: an evaluation of the ACS NSQIP surgical risk calculator
The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) universal surgical risk calculator is an online tool intended to improve the informed consent process and surgical dec... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - March 22, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Peter S. Vosler, Mario Orsini, Danny J. Enepekides and Kevin M. Higgins Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Brief electrical stimulation and synkinesis after facial nerve crush injury: a randomized prospective animal study
Recent studies have examined the effects of brief electrical stimulation (BES) on nerve regeneration, with some suggesting that BES accelerates facial nerve recovery. However, the facial nerve outcome measurem... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - March 7, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Adrian Mendez, Alex Hopkins, Vincent L. Biron, Hadi Seikaly, Lin Fu Zhu and David W. J. C ôté Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Treatment of early stage Supraglottic squamous cell carcinoma: meta-analysis comparing primary surgery versus primary radiotherapy
For early stage supraglottic squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), single modality treatment either in the form of primary organ preservation surgery alone or radiation alone is recommended. Thus, a definite treatmen... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - March 5, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Krupal B. Patel, Anthony C. Nichols, Kevin Fung, John Yoo and S. Danielle MacNeil Tags: Original research article Source Type: research