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Most Downloaded World Journal of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Articles

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1. Influence of medications on taste and smell

March 2018
Susan S. Schiffman

Medications frequently have chemosensory side effects that can adversely affect compliance with medical treatment regimens. Hundreds of drugs have been reported to induce unpleasant tastes and/or odors...

2. Anosmia, hyposmia, and dysgeusia as indicators for positive SARS-CoV-2 infection

Available online 17 April 2020
Wilson P. Lao | Sarah A. Imam | Shaun A. Nguyen

3. Suggestions on the prevention of COVID-19 for health care workers in department of otorhinolaryngology head and neck surgery

Available online 2 April 2020
Kai Xu | Xiaoquan Lai | Zheng Liu

The epidemic of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has presented as a grim and complex situation recently. More than 77,000 cases of COVID-19 has been confirmed in China until February 25th, 2020,...

4. Advanced concepts in the surgical management of thyroid and parathyroid disease

Available online 18 April 2020
Ralph P. Tufano | Mohammad Shaear

6. Patulous Eustachian tube (PET), a practical overview

September 2019
Manohar Bance | James R. Tysome | Matthew E. Smith

Symptoms of patulous Eustachian tube (ET), particularly autophony, can overlap with other conditions, and can arise from a variety of causes. We review the pathophysiology of “speech hyper-resonance...

7. Overview of smartphone applications for sleep analysis

March 2016
Adrian A. Ong | M. Boyd Gillespie

To review and assess the current selection of sleep analysis smartphone applications (apps) available for download....

8. Nasal endoscopy protocols in the era of COVID-19

Available online 14 May 2020
Jacob Fried | Sarah A. Imam | Joshua A. Lee | Shaun A. Nguyen

10. Assessment of complications due to intratympanic injections

March 2016
Yu-Chuan Liu | Fan-Hsiang Chi | Ting-Hua Yang | Tien-Chen Liu

The purpose of the study is to report and to analyze the complications following intratympanic injections (ITI) of steroids. The occurrence rate of complications at different ITI sites, four quadrants...

11. Olfactory perception in children

March 2018
E. Leslie Cameron

The ability to smell is important for protection from danger and quality of life, even in children. Although smell loss is rare in children, it can be indicative of some childhood disorders and may...

12. Three challenges for future research on cochlear implants

December 2017
David B. Pisoni | William G. Kronenberger | Michael S. Harris | Aaron C. Moberly

Cochlear implants (CIs) often work very well for many children and adults with profound sensorineural (SNHL) hearing loss. Unfortunately, while many CI patients display substantial benefits in recognizing...

13. Update on oral and oropharyngeal cancer staging – International perspectives

March 2020
Masanari G. Kato | Chung-Hwan Baek | Pankaj Chaturvedi | Richard Gallagher | Luiz P. Kowalski | C. René Leemans | Saman Warnakulasuriya | Shaun A. Nguyen | Terry A. Day

Squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity and oropharynx have been used synonymously and interchangeably in the world literature in the context of head and neck cancers. As the 21st century progresses,...

14. Head trauma and olfactory function

March 2018
Jessica Howell | Richard M. Costanzo | Evan R. Reiter

Olfactory impairment is a well-established sequela of head injury. The presence and degree of olfactory dysfunction is dependent on severity of head trauma, duration of posttraumatic amnesia, injuries...

15. Nutrition and taste and smell dysfunction

March 2018
Jonathan C. Kershaw | Richard D. Mattes

Food selection plays a pivotal role in maintaining adequate nutrient intake, thus elucidating drivers of food choice is a meaningful strategy to maintain health and manage disease. Taste and smell are...

16. The role of bitter and sweet taste receptors in upper airway innate immunity: Recent advances and future directions

September 2018
Ivy W. Maina | Alan D. Workman | Noam A. Cohen

Bitter (T2R) and sweet (T1R) taste receptors have been implicated in sinonasal innate immunity and in the pathophysiology of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS). Taste receptors are expressed on several sinonasal...

17. Biofilms in chronic rhinosinusitis: Pathophysiology and therapeutic strategies

December 2016
Judd H. Fastenberg | Wayne D. Hsueh | Ali Mustafa | Nadeem A. Akbar | Waleed M. Abuzeid

There is increasing evidence that biofilms are critical to the pathophysiology of chronic infections including chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS). Until relatively recently, our understanding of biofilms...

18. Taste receptors in the upper airway

March 2018
Jenna R. Freund | Robert J. Lee

Taste receptors were named for their originally-identified expression on the tongue and role in the sensation of taste (gustation). They are now known to be involved in many chemosensory processes outside...

19. Dysphagia after chemo-radiation for nasopharyngeal cancer: A scoping review

March 2020
Raymond Fong | Elizabeth C. Ward | Anna F. Rumbach

Nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC) has distinct characteristics regarding its global prevalence, initial presentation, management and patient outcomes compared to other subtypes of head and neck cancer (HNC)....

20. Perioperative management of endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery

June 2020
Martin Hanson | Hao Li | Eliza Geer | Sasan Karimi | Viviane Tabar | Marc A. Cohen

The contemporary embrace of endoscopic technology in the approach to the anterior skull base has altered the perioperative landscape for patients requiring pituitary surgery. Utility of a multi-disciplinary...

21. Thirty years of endoscopic sinus surgery: What have we learned?

June 2017
Bobby A. Tajudeen | David W. Kennedy

Prior to adaptation of endoscopic approaches for sinonasal pathology, patients regularly endured significant morbidity from open approaches to the sinonasal cavity that were often fraught with failure....

22. Clinical consequences and economic costs of untreated obstructive sleep apnea syndrome

September 2015
Melissa Knauert | Sreelatha Naik | M. Boyd Gillespie | Meir Kryger

To provide an overview of the healthcare and societal consequences and costs of untreated obstructive sleep apnea syndrome....

23. Early oral tongue cancer initially managed with surgery alone: Treatment of recurrence

December 2016
Jeffrey C. Liu | Dennis S. Sopka | Ranee Mehra | Miriam N. Lango | Christopher Fundakowski | John A. Ridge | Thomas J. Galloway

To report T1-2N0 tongue cancer recurrences initially treated with surgery alone....

24. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in acute otitis externa

December 2018
Maria J. Duarte | Elliott D. Kozin | Paulo J.M. Bispo | Andreas H. Mitchell | Michael S. Gilmore | Aaron K. Remenschneider

Otologic methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection has historically been rare, but given the rise in community-acquired MRSA carriage and infection at other body sites, prevalence...

25. Measurement of chemosensory function

March 2018
Richard L. Doty

Although hundreds of thousands of patients seek medical help annually for disorders of taste and smell, relatively few medical practitioners quantitatively test their patients' chemosensory function,...

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