The role of repeat fine needle aspiration in managing indeterminate thyroid nodules
The Bethesda System is the most widely used for reporting fine needle aspiration (FNA) cytology. It recommends a repeat FNA (rFNA) when initial results are category I or III. It is unclear how often rFNA provi... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - March 20, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Laura Allen, Ayham Al Afif, Matthew H. Rigby, Martin J. Bullock, Jonathan Trites, S. Mark Taylor and Robert D. Hart Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Translation, cultural adaptation and validation of the SCHNOS in French
The Standardized Cosmesis and Health Nasal Outcomes Survey (SCHNOS) is a validated questionnaire that assesses functional and aesthetic outcomes of rhinoplasty patients. There are 274 million French speakers w... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - March 20, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Marie-Ren ée Atallah, Daniel Milad, Youcef-Hamza Benamer, Mikhail Saltychev, Sam P. Most and Sami P. Moubayed Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Contemporary decongestant practices of Canadian otolaryngologists for endoscopic sinus surgery
Cocaine has traditionally been the topical decongestant most frequently used for visualization of the surgical field in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (ESS). Alternatives include xylometazoline, oxymetazoline, and e... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - March 18, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Jonathan W. Reid, Brian W. Rotenberg and Leigh J Sowerby Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Free versus pedicled flaps for reconstruction of head and neck cancer defects: a systematic review
The present review focuses on comparative studies of reconstruction with free flaps (FF) versus pedicled flaps (PF) after oncologic resection. (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - March 14, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Fanny Gabrysz-Forget, Paul Tabet, Akram Rahal, Eric Bissada, Apostolos Christopoulos and Tareck Ayad Tags: Review Source Type: research

Infantile myofibromatosis treated by mandibulectomy and staged reconstruction with submental flap and free fibula flap: a case report
Infantile myofibromatosis is the most common benign fibrous tumor in infants. Three different types have been reported in the literature. The most commonly affected areas are the head, the neck and the trunk. ... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - March 14, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Alexandra Maby, Benoit Guay and Fran çois Thuot Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Loop underlay tympanoplasty for anterior, subtotal and total tympanic membrane perforations: a retrospective review
The study aims at reporting our experience with loop underlay tympanoplasty, a modification of the underlay technique previously reported, for the reconstruction of anterior, subtotal or total tympanic membran... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - March 12, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Rana Barake, Tamer El Natout, Marc Bassim and Mohammad Ali El Natout Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

A retrospective analysis of two tertiary care dizziness clinics: a multidisciplinary chronic dizziness clinic and an acute dizziness clinic
Vertigo remains a diagnostic challenge for primary care, emergency, and specialist physicians. Multidisciplinary clinics are increasingly being employed to diagnose and manage patients with dizziness. We descr... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - March 11, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Phillip Staibano, Daniel Lelli and Darren Tse Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Managing the airway catastrophe: longitudinal simulation-based curriculum to teach airway management
A longitudinal curriculum was developed in conjunction with anesthesiologists, otolaryngologists, emergency physicians and experts in medical simulation and education. (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - February 19, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Lily H. P. Nguyen, Ilana Bank, Rachel Fisher, Marco Mascarella and Meredith Young Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Treatment of oral cancers during pregnancy: a case-based discussion
Malignancies occur in approximately 1:1000 pregnancies; the most common being breast (46%) and hematological (18%) malignancies. Oral cancers account for only 2% of all cancers in pregnant women, and there are... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - February 4, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Kiyoshi Sato, Hiroaki Shimamoto, Yumi Mochizuki, Hideaki Hirai, Hirofumi Tomioka, Risa Shimizu, Eriko Marukawa, Haruhisa Fukayama, Ryoichi Yoshimura, Hiroo Ishida and Hiroyuki Harada Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Teaching communication skills to OTL-HNS residents: multisource feedback and simulated scenarios
Effective communication has been linked to a reduction in adverse events and improved patient compliance. Currently in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (OTL-HNS) residency programs, there is limited expl... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - January 28, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Pier-Luc Beaudoin, Mathilde Labb é, Amanda Fanous, Meredith Young, Jamie Rappaport, Yoon Soo Park, John Manoukian and Lily H. P. Nguyen Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Competence of final year otolaryngology residents with the bedside head impulse test
The bedside head impulse test (bHIT) is a clinical method of assessing the vestibulo-ocular reflex (VOR). It is a critical component of the bedside assessment of dizzy patients, and can help differentiate acut... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - January 18, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: D A Lelli, D Tse and J P Vaccani Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Perioperative Teaching and Feedback: How are we doing in Canadian OTL-HNS programs?
Discrepancies between resident and faculty perceptions regarding optimal teaching and feedback during surgery are well known but these differences have not yet been described in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck ... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - January 17, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Z. Chaudhry, M. Campagna-Vaillancourt, M. Husein, R. Varshney, K. Roth, A. Gooi and LHP Nguyen Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Dizziness at a Canadian tertiary care hospital: a cost-of-illness study
In the Canadian health care system, determining overall costs associated with a particular diagnostic subgroup of patients, in this case dizzy patients, is the first step in the process of determining where co... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - January 16, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Andre Le, Daniel A. Lelli, Sasha Van Katwyk, Debora Hogan, Kednapa Thavorn and Darren Tse Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

A randomized controlled trial to test the efficacy of trans-tympanic injections of a sodium thiosulfate gel to prevent cisplatin-induced ototoxicity in patients with head and neck cancer
The objective of the trial was to test the efficacy of trans-tympan... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - January 16, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Viannique Rolland, Fran çois Meyer, Matthieu J. Guitton, Richard Bussières, Daniel Philippon, Isabelle Bairati, Mathieu Leclerc and Mathieu Côté Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Risk stratification models in human papillomavirus-associated oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma: the Nova Scotia distribution
The incidence of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma is increasing with a growing proportion of diagnoses associated with human papillomavirus (p16  + OSCC), which generally confers a favorable prognosis. For... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - January 14, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: David Forner, Matthew H. Rigby, Derek Wilke, S. Mark Taylor and Nathan Lamond Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Morphological analysis of sigmoid sinus anatomy: clinical applications to neurotological surgery
The primary objective of this study was to use high-resolution micro-CT images to create accurate three-dimensional (3D) models of several intratemporal structures, and to compare several surgically important ... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - January 11, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Kylen Van Osch, Daniel Allen, Bradley Gare, Thomas J. Hudson, Hanif Ladak and Sumit K. Agrawal Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

EGFR as a biomarker of smoking status and survival in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma
This study aims to investigate EGFR as a prognostic biomarker in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC). (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - January 10, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Shanmugappiriya Sivarajah, Morris Kostiuk, Cameron Lindsay, Lakshmi Puttagunta, Daniel A. O ’Connell, Jeffrey Harris, Hadi Seikaly and Vincent L. Biron Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Functional outcomes in early (T1/T2) supraglottic cancer: a systematic review
Organ preserving surgery (OPS) and radiotherapy (RT) are both accepted treatment options for early stage supraglottic cancer (SGC). Radiation has supplanted surgery in most cases, because of the perception tha... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - December 18, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Benjamin van der Woerd, Krupal B. Patel, Anthony C. Nichols, Kevin Fung, John Yoo and S. Danielle MacNeil Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

In house virtual surgery and 3D complex head and neck reconstruction
3-Dimensional (3D) printing can be applied to virtual planning and creation of surgical guides for mandibular reconstruction. Such systems are becoming increasingly prevalent in head and neck reconstruction. H... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - December 12, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Kimberly Luu, Amirreza Pakdel, Edward Wang and Eitan Prisman Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Does metformin usage improve survival in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma? A population-based study
We sought to expand upon preliminary data suggesting that metformin confers a survival benefit to patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - December 4, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Alexandra E. Quimby, Nicole L. Lebo, Rebecca Griffiths, Stephen Hall, Jim Dimitroulakos and Stephanie Johnson-Obaseki Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Marijuana and head and neck cancer: an epidemiological review
Marijuana is the most widely used illicit substance in Canada. To date, no conclusive study has looked at the epidemiologic basis of marijuana use and head and neck cancer (HNC). Due to the imminent recreation... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - November 22, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Michael Xie, Michael K. Gupta, Stuart D. Archibald, B. Stanley Jackson, James Edward Massey Young and Han Zhang Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Long term follow-up demonstrating stability and patient satisfaction of minimally invasive punch technique for percutaneous bone anchored hearing devices
Minimally Invasive Ponto Surgery (MIPS) was recently described to facilitate the placement of percutaneous bone anchored hearing devices. As early adopters of this new procedure, we sought to perform a quality... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - November 20, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Yaeesh Sardiwalla, Nicholas Jufas and David P. Morris Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Effectiveness of discovery learning using a mobile otoscopy simulator on knowledge acquisition and retention in medical students: a randomized controlled trial
Portable educational technologies, like simulators, afford students the opportunity to learn independently. A key question in education, is how to pair self-regulated learning (SRL) with direct instruction. A ... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - November 20, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Josie Xu, Paolo Campisi, Vito Forte, Brian Carrillo, Allan Vescan and Ryan Brydges Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Double Fogarty balloon catheter technique for difficult to retrieve esophageal foreign bodies
Foreign body ingestion is common, especially in the pediatric population. Plans for retrieval should be tailored to the specific esophageal foreign bodies. (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - November 20, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Peng You, Sandra Katsiris and Julie E. Strychowsky Tags: How I do it article Source Type: research

Secretory carcinoma: the eastern Canadian experience and literature review
This study aimed ... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - November 16, 2018 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: David Forner, Martin Bullock, Daniel Manders, Timothy Wallace, Christopher J. Chin, Liane B. Johnson, Matthew H. Rigby, Jonathan R. Trites, Mark S. Taylor and Robert D. Hart Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

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