Does endoscopic sinus surgery alter the biomechanics of the orbit?
The purpose of this study is to determine if removal of ethmoid cell septations as commonly performed in endoscopic sinus surgery leads to a change in orbital wall fracture patterns and the force required to c... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - June 26, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Leigh J Sowerby, Matthew S. Harris, Rootu Joshi, Marjorie Johnson, Tom Jenkyn and Corey C. Moore Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Neurofibromatosis type 2 initially presenting as a preauricular mass: a case report
Neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) is a rare genetic disease involving multiple tumors of the central and peripheral nervous systems. Most patients with NF2 have bilateral vestibular schwannomas; nonvestibular sch... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - June 26, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Wei-Che Lan, Yu Aoh, Rui-Yun Chen, Hui-Chi Tien and Chia-Der Lin Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Correction to: An unusual cause of infant ’s stridor – congenital laryngocele
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - June 25, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Andrea Ambrus, Bal ázs Sztanó, Miklós Szabó, Béla Vasas, István Sziller and László Rovó Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Designing and integrating a quality management program for patients undergoing head and neck resection with free-flap reconstruction
Care pathways (CPs) offer a proven method of systematically improving patient care. CPs are particularly helpful in complex clinical conditions where variation in care is a problem such as patients undergoing ... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - June 23, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Joseph C. Dort, Khara M. Sauro, Christiaan Schrag, Shamir Chandarana, Jennifer Matthews, Steven Nakoneshny, Vida Manoloto, Tanya Miller, C. David McKenzie, Robert D. Hart and T. Wayne Matthews Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

The impact of a quality management program for patients undergoing head and neck resection with free-flap reconstruction: longitudinal study examining sustainability
Care pathways (CPs) are helpful in reducing unwanted variation in clinical care. Most studies of CPs show they improve clinical outcomes but there is little known about the long-term impact of CPs as part of a... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - June 23, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Joseph C. Dort, Khara M. Sauro, Shamir Chandarana, Christiaan Schrag, Jennifer Matthews, Steven Nakoneshny, Vida Manoloto, Tanya Miller, C. David McKenzie, Robert D. Hart and T. Wayne Matthews Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Telephone consultations with otolaryngology – head and neck surgery reduced emergency visits and specialty consultations in northern Alberta
RAAPID (Referral, Access, Advice, Placement, Information, and Destination) is a 24-h call center in Alberta, Canada, facilitating urgent telephone consultations between physicians and specialists. We evaluated... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - June 22, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Peter George Jaminal Tian, Dean Eurich, Hadi Seikaly, Douglas Boisvert, John Montpetit and Jeffrey Harris Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Endoscopic myringoplasty: comparison of double layer cartilage-perichondrium graft and single fascia grafting
To compare surgical results of endoscopic myringoplasty using double layer cartilage-perichondrium grafts versus single fascia grafts. (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - June 22, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Zheng cai Lou Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

North American survey and systematic review on caudal Septoplasty
Surgical correction of caudal septal deviation is a technically challenging step of functional rhinoplasty. Multiple surgical techniques have been described in the literature but comparing the efficacy of each... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - June 8, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: B éatrice Voizard, Mélanie Theriault, Selma Lazizi and Sami P. Moubayed Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Brain-derived nerve growth factor in the cochlea – a reproducibility study
Brain-derived nerve growth factor (BDNF) plays an important role in cochlear development so it is plausible that it could restore hearing loss if delivered directly into the cochlea. We wished to confirm our p... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - June 5, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Brian W. Blakley, Michael Seaman and Abdulrahman Alenezi Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Guidance for otolaryngology health care workers performing aerosol generating medical procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus responsible for Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has a predilection for infecting the mucosa of the upper and lower airways. Otolaryng... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - June 3, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Marc J. W. Lammers, Jane Lea and Brian D. Westerberg Tags: Review Source Type: research

33% hydrogen peroxide as a Neoadjuvant treatment in the surgical excision of non-melanoma skin cancers: a case series
Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is a product of respiration in mitochondria and an important oxidizing agent in biological systems. Previous investigations have shown the efficacy of H2O2 in treating skin conditions suc... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - June 1, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: N. Mundi, K. Jordan, P. Doyle and C. Moore Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

An unusual cause of infant ’s stridor – congenital laryngocele
Congenital laryngocele is an uncommon cause of neonatal stridor. There are only a few cases reported in the literature. The authors present a successfully treated case of an infant, whose life could only be sa... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - June 1, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Ambrus Andrea, Sztan ó Balázs, Szabó Miklós, Vasas Béla, Sziller István and Rovó László Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Simple hypertrophic tonsils have more active innate immune and inflammatory responses than hypertrophic tonsils with recurrent inflammation in children
Tonsil hypertrophy has negative impact on children ’s health, but its pathogenesis remains obscure despite the fact that numerous bacteriological studies have been carried out. Understanding the innate immune a... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - June 1, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Qun Huang, Hu Hua, Wei Li, Xi Chen and Lei Cheng Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Unusual presentation of a first Branchial cleft cyst associated with an abnormal bony canal -a case report-
We report an even more rare and unique case of a branchial cleft cyst with features of both first and second ... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - May 29, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: A. Fanous, V. Couloigner, P. Gorphe, L. Galmiche, M. Alexandru, E-N Garabedian, L. Coffinet, T. Blanc, N. Leboulanger and F. Denoyelle Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Prognostic value of lymph node ratio in laryngeal and hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Several recent studies have indicated that the lymph node ratio (LNR) is an independent prognostic factor for laryngeal and hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (LHSCC). The purpose of this paper is to asses... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - May 29, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Arikin Abdeyrim, Shizhi He, Yang Zhang, Gulbostan Mamtali, Aibadla Asla, Mirkamil Yusup and Jiang Liu Tags: Review Source Type: research

Pearls of experience for safe and efficient hospital practices in otorhinolaryngology —head and neck surgery in Hong Kong during the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic
The 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) epidemic originated in Wuhan, China and spread rapidly worldwide, leading the World Health Organization to declare an official global COVID-19 pandemic in March 20... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - May 15, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Ryan H. W. Cho, Zenon W. C. Yeung, Osan Y. M. Ho, Jacky F. W. Lo, Alice K. Y. Siu, Wendy M. Y. Kwan, Zion W. H. To, Anthony W. H. Chan, Becky Y. T. Chan, Kitty S. C. Fung, Victor Abdullah, Michael C. F. Tong and Peter K. M. Ku Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Aerosol-generating otolaryngology procedures and the need for enhanced PPE during the COVID-19 pandemic: a literature review
Adequate personal protective equipment is needed to reduce the rate of transmission of COVID-19 to health care workers. Otolaryngology groups are recommending a higher level of personal protective equipment fo... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - May 11, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Paul Mick and Russell Murphy Tags: Review Source Type: research

Academic benchmarks for leaders in Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery: a Canadian perspective
The present study summarizes the demographics, subspecialty training, and academic productivity of contemporary leaders in Canadian Otolaryngology – Head& Neck Surgery (OHNS) training programs across Canada. (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - May 6, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Terence Fu, Vincent Wu, Paolo Campisi, Ian J. Witterick and Yvonne Chan Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Clinical evidence based review and recommendations of aerosol generating medical procedures in otolaryngology – head and neck surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic
Aerosol generating medical procedures (AGMPs) present risks to health care workers (HCW) due to airborne transmission of pathogens. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is essential for HCWs to recognize which pro... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - May 6, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Andrew Thamboo, Jane Lea, Doron D. Sommer, Leigh Sowerby, Arman Abdalkhani, Christopher Diamond, Jennifer Ham, Austin Heffernan, M. Cai Long, Jobanjit Phulka, Yu Qi Wu, Phillip Yeung and Marc Lammers Tags: Review Source Type: research

Early recovery following new onset anosmia during the COVID-19 pandemic – an observational cohort study
A rapidly evolving evidence suggests that smell and taste disturbance are common symptoms in COVID-19 infection. As yet there are no reports on duration and recovery rates. We set out to characterise patients ... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - May 4, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Claire Hopkins, Pavol Surda, Emily Whitehead and B. Nirmal Kumar Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Clinical evidence based review and systematic scientific review in the identification of malignant transformation of inverted papilloma
Inverted papilloma (IP) is an unusual type of benign tumor that has high recurrence rates and the potential to transform into squamous cell carcinomas (SCC). The mechanism of the transformation process from IP... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - April 30, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Cai Long, Basel Jabarin, Alexandra Harvey, Jennifer Ham, Amin Javer, Arif Janjua and Andrew Thamboo Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Bacterial aetiology of chronic otitis media with effusion in children - risk factors
Otitis media with effusion (OME) may occur spontaneously because of poor Eustachian tube function or as an inflammatory response following AOM. Bacterial involvement in OME has been widely reported, with vario... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - April 29, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Izabela Korona-Glowniak, Agata Wisniewska, Marek Juda, Karolina Kielbik, Grazyna Niedzielska and Anna Malm Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Recommendations from the CSO-HNS taskforce on performance of tracheotomy during the COVID-19 pandemic
The performance of tracheotomy is a common procedural request by critical care departments to the surgical services of general surgery, thoracic surgery and otolaryngology - head& neck surgery. A Canadian Soc... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - April 27, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: D. D. Sommer, P. T. Engels, Colonel E.K. Weitzel USAF, S. Khalili, M. Corsten, M. A. Tewfik, K. Fung, D. Cote, M. Gupta, N. Sne, T. F. E. Brown, J. Paul, K. M. Kost and I. J. Witterick Tags: Review Source Type: research

Factors influencing patient and health care delays in Oropharyngeal Cancer
The incidence of human papillomavirus (HPV) –associated oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) is increasing. Patients with HPV-associated and HPV-unassociated OPSCC differ in many aspects, which may als... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - April 23, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Markus Nieminen, Timo Atula, Leif B äck, Antti Mäkitie, Lauri Jouhi and Katri Aro Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Knowledge and confidence in managing obstructive sleep apnea patients in Canadian otolaryngology - head and neck surgery residents: a cross sectional survey
Obstructive sleep apnea is an expected competency for Otolaryngology - Head and Neck surgery residents and tested on the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons examination. Our objective was to evaluate the ... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - April 23, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Saad Ansari and Amanda Hu Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Assessment of a virtual reality temporal bone surgical simulator: a national face and content validity study
Following publication of the original article [1], the authors identified incorrect ordering and incorrect files being used for Figs. 1, 2 and 3. (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - April 22, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Evan C. Compton, Sumit K. Agrawal, Hanif M. Ladak, Sonny Chan, Monica Hoy, Steven C. Nakoneshny, Lauren Siegel, Joseph C. Dort and Justin T. Lui Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Long-term symptom control following resection of cervical lymphatic malformations: a case series
Previous literature has reported on the incidence of short-term complications following resection of cervical lymphatic malformations (LMs) in children, however no research has yet investigated the long-term s... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - April 19, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Ashoke Khanwalkar, Taher Valika and John Maddalozzo Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

A case report of Gorham-Stout disease diagnosed during the course of recurrent meningitis and cholesteatoma
Gorham-Stout disease is a rare bone disorder. Here, we present a case of Gorham-Stout disease diagnosed during follow-up of a patient with cholesteatoma; the disease affected the temporal bone and other sites ... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - April 16, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Makoto Hosoya, Naoki Oishi, Jun Nishiyama and Kaoru Ogawa Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Assessment of a virtual reality temporal bone surgical simulator: a national face and content validity study
Trainees in Otolaryngology –Head and Neck Surgery must gain proficiency in a variety of challenging temporal bone surgical techniques. Traditional teaching has relied on the use of cadavers; however, this metho... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - April 7, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Evan C. Compton, Sumit K. Agrawal, Hanif M. Ladak, Sonny Chan, Monica Hoy, Steven C. Nakoneshny, Lauren Siegel, Joseph C. Dort and Justin T. Lui Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

The association of genetic polymorphisms in interleukin-1 receptors type 1 and type 2 with age-related hearing impairment in a Taiwanese population: a case control study
Age-related hearing impairment (ARHI) is a major disability among the elder population. Chronic inflammation is an important factor in the development of ARHI. Interleukin-1 (IL-1) plays a key role in inflamma... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - April 6, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Ning-Chia Chang, Hua-Ling Yang, Chia-Yen Dai, Wen-Yi Lin, Hsun-Mo Wang, Chen-Yu Chien and Kuen-Yao Ho Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Open resection and reconstruction of a Nasoseptal Chondrosarcoma: case report and literature review
Primary chondrosarcomas of the nasal septum are rare, with a variety of clinical features that evade detection and treatment. While endoscopic surgery has become increasingly accessible, open approaches may be... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - March 24, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Changseok Lee, David Forner, Martin Bullock, Matthew H. Rigby, Martin Corsten, Jonathan R. Trites and S. Mark Taylor Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The relationship between the Ottawa Valve Collapse Scale (OVCS) and clinical outcomes in septoplasty patients
The Ottawa Valve Collapse scale (OVCS) was developed to classify the severity of nasal valve collapse (NVC) in patients with nasal obstruction. The goal of this study was to determine, in patients who have nas... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - March 16, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Phillip Staibano and James P. Bonaparte Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Endoscopic cartilage myringoplasty with the removal of a small rim of the external auditory canal to repair marginal perforations
To evaluate the graft success rate and postoperative hearing gain for marginal perforations using endoscopic cartilage myringoplasty with the removal of a small rim of the external auditory canal (EAC). (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - March 6, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Zheng-cai Lou Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Risk factors of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in children
The known risk factors of childhood OSAS include tonsillar and adenoidhypertrophy, obesity, craniofacial anomalies, neuromuscular disorders and African-American (AA) ancestry. Whether other factors such as all... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - March 4, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Zhifei Xu, Yunxiao Wu, Jun Tai, Guoshuang Feng, Wentong Ge, Li Zheng, Zhe Zhou and Xin Ni Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Choosing Wisely Canada rhinology recommendations
The Choosing Wisely Canada campaign is an initiative that aims to involve physicians and patients in collaborative decision making to avoid unnecessary tests and treatments. The Rhinology Subspecialty Group of... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - February 28, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Neil Arnstead, Yvonne Chan, Shaun Kilty, Ragavan Ganeshathasan, Armin Rahmani and Eric Monteiro Tags: Review Source Type: research

Can drug-induced sleep endoscopy improve the success rates of tongue base surgery?
The purpose of this study was to determine the therapeutic value of drug-induced sleep endoscopy (DISE) by comparing the outcomes of tongue base surgery based on Muller ’s maneuver (MM) and those based on DISE ... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - February 24, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Jong-Gyun Ha, Youngwoo Lee, Jae Sung Nam, Jeong Jin Park, Joo-Heon Yoon, Chang-Hoon Kim and Hyung-Ju Cho Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Mobile phone app Vs bucket test as a subjective visual vertical test: a validation study
The SVV tests the ability of a person to perceive the gravitational vertical. A tilt in SVV indicates vestibular imbalance in the roll plane, and thus injuries to the utricle or its connecting nerves. A valida... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - February 5, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Tianyang Dai, George Kurien and Vincent YW Lin Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Evolution of Cochlear implant mapping and vestibular function in a pediatric case of Labyrinthitis
Vestibular symptoms such as vertigo and imbalance are known to occur in some cochlear implant patients during the immediate postoperative period; however, acute vertigo in implanted children occurring remotely... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - February 5, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Sophie Lipson, Ross O ’Shea, Susan Gibbons, Guangwei Zhou and Jacob Brodsky Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Correction to: Evaluating the effectiveness of adjuvant radiotherapy in addition to surgery versus surgery alone at improving oncologic outcomes for early stage buccal carcinoma: a systematic review
Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported that one of the authors ’ names was spelled incorrectly. In this Correction the incorrect and correct author name are shown. The original ... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - January 15, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Corliss Ann Elizabeth Best, Alexandra Elizabeth Quimby, Brittany Ann Barbara Best, Dean Fergusson and Hussain Alsaffar Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Retrospective review of dosing trends in botulinum toxin injections for the treatment of adductor spasmodic dysphonia in a long-term cohort
Botulinum toxin A (BT) is the gold standard treatment for adductor spasmodic dysphonia (AdSD) with established use for greater than thirty years. The spasmodic dysphonia (SD) literature would benefit from addi... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - January 14, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Gabrielle French, J. Douglas Bosch and Derrick R. Randall Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Oral submucous fibrosis: a contemporary narrative review with a proposed inter-professional approach for an early diagnosis and clinical management
Oral Submucous fibrosis (OSMF) has traditionally been described as “a chronic, insidious, scarring disease of the oral cavity, often with involvement of the pharynx and the upper esophagus”. Millions of indivi... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - January 8, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Naman R. Rao, Alessandro Villa, Chandramani B. More, Ruwan D. Jayasinghe, Alexander Ross Kerr and Newell W. Johnson Tags: Review Source Type: research

Characterization of the human helicotrema: implications for cochlear duct length and frequency mapping
Despite significant anatomical variation amongst patients, cochlear implant frequency-mapping has traditionally followed a patient-independent approach. Basilar membrane (BM) length is required for patient-spe... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - January 6, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Luke Helpard, Hao Li, Helge Rask-Andersen, Hanif M. Ladak and Sumit K. Agrawal Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Preoperative prediction of non-invasive follicular thyroid neoplasm with papillary-like nuclear features: a Canadian single-Centre experience
An international group of experts recommended reclassifying non-invasive follicular variant of papillary thyroid cancers (FVPTC) as ‘non-invasive follicular thyroid neoplasm with papillary-like nuclear feature... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - January 2, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Vincent Larouche, Marc Philippe Pusztaszeri, Sabin Filimon, Richard Payne, Michael Hier and Michael Tamilia Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Evaluating the effectiveness of adjuvant radiotherapy in addition to surgery versus surgery alone at improving oncologic outcomes for early stage buccal carcinoma: a systematic review
To systematically review the evidence to evaluate oncologic outcomes for patients with early stage buccal squamous cell carcinoma treated with surgery versus surgery and adjuvant radiation therapy. (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - December 30, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Corliss Ann Elizabeth Best, Alexandra Elizabeth Quimby, Brittany Ann Barbara Best, Dean Furgusson and Hussain Alsaffar Tags: Review Source Type: research

Examining seasonal variation in epistaxis in a maritime climate
Epistaxis is a common reason patients present to the emergency department. There is significant variation in climate across Canada. Our study aimed to determine if epistaxis is related to season, temperature a... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - December 30, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Ben McMullin, Paul Atkinson, Natasha Lariv ée and Christopher J. Chin Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Hemostasis of idiopathic recurrent epistaxis in children with microwave ablation: a prospective pilot case series
We evaluated microwave ablation (MWA) for treatment of idiopathic recurrent anterior epistaxis (RAE) in children, in terms of technical feasibility, efficacy, and safety. (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - December 18, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Zheng-cai Lou Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Diagnosis and management of septal deviation and nasal valve collapse - a survey of Canadian otolaryngologists
Management of nasal valve collapse (NVC) in patients with a septal deviation can be challenging. Our objective was to determine the opinions of Canadian Otolaryngologists regarding the diagnosis and management... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - December 16, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Yiqiao Wang and James P. Bonaparte Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Rhinitis medicamentosa: a nationwide survey of Canadian otolaryngologists
Rhinitis medicamentosa is a non-allergic form of rhinitis that is typically caused by prolonged use of topical nasal decongestants. This condition commonly affects young adults and treatment is not trivial. We... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - December 9, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: James Fowler, Christopher J. Chin and Emad Massoud Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

Overnight oximetry in children undergoing adenotonsillectomy: a single center experience
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common indication for adenotonsillectomy in children. Home-based sleep oximetry continues to be used in the diagnosis of pediatric OSA despite a lack of correlation wi... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - December 3, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: C. Carrie Liu, Kathleen H. Chaput, Valerie Kirk and Warren Yunker Tags: Original research article Source Type: research

The impact of bilateral endoscopic inferior turbinoplasty with or without adenoidectomy on the quality of life of children: a retrospective case series study
Inferior turbinoplasty (IT) and adenoidectomy (Ad) are frequently resorted to in children with chronic rhinitis (CR) refractory to medical therapy. The aim of this study is to document the long-term improvemen... (Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery)
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - December 2, 2019 Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Ahmed Mourad, Hussein Jaffal, Ismaeel El-Hakim and Hamdy El-Hakim Tags: Original research article Source Type: research