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Recent World Journal of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Articles

Recently published articles from World Journal of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery.

Predictors of success in hypoglossal nerve stimulator implantation for obstructive sleep apnea

January 2021
Tiffany N. Chao | Erica R. Thaler

Current guidelines for hypoglossal nerve stimulator (HGNS) implantation eligibility include drug-induced sleep endoscopy (DISE) findings and other patient characteristics but lead to highly variable...

Laryngopharyngeal reflux disease, prevalence and clinical characteristics in ENT department of a tertiary hospital Tanzania

January 2021
Willybroad A. Massawe | Aslam Nkya | Zefania Saitabau Abraham | Kassim M. Babu | Ndeserua Moshi | Aveline A. Kahinga | Daudi Ntunaguzi | Enica R. Massawe

Laryngopharyngeal reflux disease (LPRD) is a condition with nonspecific symptoms and most of times patients present late with advanced disease which may predispose to malignancy. The magnitude and clinical...

Guide for Authors

January 2021

Laser vs microdebrider eustachian tuboplasty for the treatment of chronic adult eustachian tube dysfunction: A systematic review

January 2021
Waqas Jamil | Steve Izzat

Multiple treatments are described in the literature for the treatment of chronic Eustachian tube dysfunction but high-level quality evidence seems missing to support these treatments. This systematic...

Radiologic anatomy of the round window relevant to cochlear implantation and inner ear drug delivery

January 2021
Peter L. Nguy | Sheela Saidha | Ann Jay | H. Jeffrey Kim | Michael Hoa

To determine anatomic relationships and variation of the round window membrane to bony surgical landmarks on computed tomography....

Research software in cochlear duct length estimation, Greenwood frequency mapping and CI electrode array length simulation

January 2021
Anandhan Dhanasingh

The size of the cochlea varies a lot among the human population bringing the necessity for electrode arrays to be available in various lengths irrespective of the cochlear implant (CI) brand. This research...

BPPV Viewer: A downloadable 3D BPPV model for study of otolith disease

January 2021
Henri Traboulsi | Michael Teixido

To develop a downloadable three-dimensional (3D) study tool of the membranous labyrinth in order to facilitate the study of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)....

The serum squamous cell carcinoma antigen level in inverted sinonasal papilloma and nasal polyps patients

January 2021
Chakapan Promsopa | Supakan Suwansri | Paiwon Khuntikij

To clarify whether the serum squamous cell carcinoma antigen (SCCA) levels of patients with inverted papilloma (IP) are different from patients with nasal polyps (NP) and rhinitis....

The rationale for FLEX (cochlear implant) electrode with varying array lengths

January 2021
Anandhan Dhanasingh

With cochlear implantation (CI) being the standard of care for profoundly deaf cases, more and more patients with low frequency residual hearing are currently being treated with CI. In view of preserving...

Analysis of thyroid dysfunction in patients with sudden sensorineural hearing loss

January 2021
Yuhua Zhu | Dan Bing | Dayong Wang | Lidong Zhao | Zifang Yin | Qiujing Zhang | Jing Guan | Qiuju Wang

Sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSHL) refers to the sudden occurrence of unexplained sensorineural hearing loss. The present study showed that different systemic diseases had different influence...

Scoping review of cochlear implantation in Susac's syndrome

Available online 19 January 2021
Philip L. Pérez | Andrew A. McCall | Barry E. Hirsch

Scoping review of published literature to establish clinical characteristics and audiologic outcomes in patients diagnosed with Susac's Syndrome(SS) who have undergone cochlear implantation (CI)....

Surveillance tools for detection of recurrent nasopharyngeal carcinoma: An evidence-based review and recommendations

Available online 19 January 2021
Andrew Thamboo | Kim H. Tran | Annette X. Ye | Issraa Shoucair | Basel Jabarin | Eitan Prisman | Cathie Garnis

Nasopharyngeal carcinomas (NPC) are tumors arising from epithelium of the nasopharynx. The 5-year survival rate of primary NPC is 80% with significant risks of recurrence. The objective here is to provide...

Validation of a 3D-printed human temporal bone model for otology surgical skill training

Available online 14 January 2021
Wade W. Chien | Melville J. da Cruz | Howard W. Francis

Three-dimensional (3D) printed temporal bones are comparable to cadaveric temporal bones as a training tool for otologic surgery....

Screening strategy and time points for newborn hearing re-screening with high risk factors

Available online 9 January 2021
Qingxiang Zeng | Renzhong Luo | Shengbao Yan | Yiquan Tang | Ruijin Wen | Wenlong Liu

To compare and analyze the pass rate and screening strategy of hearing rescreening for newborns with high risk factors....

Nasal vestibular furunculosis: Summarised case series

Available online 8 January 2021
Shirwa Sheik-Ali | Sharaf Sheik-Ali | Azizi Sheik-Ali

Nasal vestibular furunculosis (NVF) is characterized by an acute localized infection of the hair follicle in the skin lining of the nasal vestibule. This study provides an up-to-date narrative analysis...

Shedding light in otolaryngology: A brief history on the surgical tools of visualization and access

Available online 8 January 2021
E. Berryhill McCarty | Ariel Frost

Visualization and access. Historically, these have been the two major factors that have limited advancement in the field of Otolaryngology. No other surgical specialty deals with anatomical challenges...

Sialendoscopy for sialodocholithiasis following submandibular gland excision: six variations on a theme

Available online 7 January 2021
Jennifer E. Douglas | W. Walsh Thomas | Christopher Z. Wen | Laurie A. Loevner | Erica R. Thaler | Ara A. Chalian | Christopher H. Rassekh

Sialendoscopy is a minimally invasive technique that facilitates the diagnosis and treatment of sialolithiasis. This case series presents the novel use of sialendoscopy to treat sialodocholithiasis...

Factors predictive of an academic otolaryngologist's scholarly impact

Available online 6 January 2021
Courtney B. Shires | Theodore D. Klug | Ryan K. Meacham | Merry E. Sebelik

Describe the h index as a bibliometric that can be utilized to objectively evaluate scholarly impact. Identify which otolaryngology subspecialties are the most scholarly. Describe if NIH funding to...

The impact of endoscopic sinus surgery and aspirin desensitization on psychological burden in aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease

December 2020
Tran Locke | Auddie Sweis | Theodore Lin | Brian Sweis | Patrick Gleeson | Michael Kohanski | Nithin Adappa | James Palmer | John Bosso

Aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD) is an aggressive inflammatory disorder of the upper and lower respiratory tract. Corticosteroids, leukotriene modifiers, endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS),...

AERD: Quo Vadis?

December 2020
John V. Bosso

Systematic review of outcomes for endoscopic sinus surgery and subsequent aspirin desensitization in aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease

December 2020
Lindsey Ryan | Daniel Segarra | Mark Tabor | Arjun Parasher

To review and evaluate outcomes of patients with aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD) following endoscopic sinus surgery and subsequent aspirin desensitization....

Guide for Authors

December 2020

Appropriate extent of surgery for aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease

December 2020
Ethan G. Muhonen | Khodayar Goshtasbi | Peter Papagiannopoulos | Edward C. Kuan

The current literature lacks strong guidelines regarding surgical management of patients with aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD), who present with the clinical triad of chronic rhinosinusitis...

The importance of timely diagnosis of aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease for patient health and safety

December 2020
Kathleen Buchheit | Jillian C. Bensko | Erin Lewis | Deborah Gakpo | Tanya M. Laidlaw

Aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD) is a difficult-to-treat syndrome where timely diagnosis and initiation of disease-specific therapies are pertinent to improved patient outcomes....

Endogenous cannabinoids may regulate chronic inflammation in aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease

December 2020
Joshua M. Levy

Aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD) is characterized by the triad of chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis, adult-onset asthma and non-IgE mediated reactions to aspirin and other cyclooxygenase-1...

Aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease: Update on medical management

December 2020
Andrew A. White | Katharine Woessner | Ronald Simon

Aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD) is frequently diagnosed in patients with severe type 2 airway inflammation presenting with nasal polyps and severe asthma. It has been associated with...

Endoscopic sinus surgery and aspirin desensitization improve otologic-specific SNOT-22 scores

December 2020
James G. Naples | Andrew Corr | Siddhant Tripathi | Morgan Berman | Jason A. Brant | Michael J. Ruckenstein | John Bosso

There are few studies evaluating the impact of Aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD) treatment on otologic symptoms. The aim of this study is to evaluate the effects of endoscopic sinus surgery...

Biologic therapies versus surgical management for aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease: A review of preliminary data, efficacy, and cost

December 2020
Alan D. Workman | Benjamin S. Bleier

Aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD) patients with CRSwNP suffer from reduced quality of life, reduced economic productivity, and higher risk of depression and sleep dysfunction. These patients...

Olfactory outcomes in the management of aspirin exacerbated respiratory disease related chronic rhinosinusitis

December 2020
Daniel B. Spielman | Jonathan Overdevest | David A. Gudis

Patients with aspirin exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD) experience a severe and recalcitrant form of chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis (CRSwNP) and asthma, which are exacerbated by aspirin/NSAID...

Phonosurgery: A review of current methodologies

Available online 30 December 2020
Christopher Ulmschneider | Jeffrey Baker | Ian Vize | Jack Jiang

Cold-steel has served as the gold standard modality of phonosurgery for most of its history. Surgical laser technology has revolutionized this field with its wide use of applications. Additional modalities...

Dog bite injuries to the face: A narrative review of the literature

Available online 9 December 2020
Shirwa Sheik Ali | Sharaf Sheik Ali

Dog bite injuries remain a public health concern for two key reasons: the physical threat to health following attack and the infective sequelae a canine bite can incur. Facial bite injuries can result...

Guide for Authors

November 2020

Telehealth in the times of SARS-CoV-2 infection for the otolaryngologist

November 2020
Victoria W. Huang | Sarah A. Imam | Shaun A. Nguyen

In response to the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery's recommendations to limit patient care activities in the times of SARS-CoV-2, many elective surgeries have been canceled...

Otorhinolaryngology, head and neck surgery practice during the COVID-19 pandemic

November 2020
Kimberley Yu | Jun-Min Wei | Da-Qing Li | Yu-Xin Fang

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

November 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,...

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

November 2020
Wilson P. Lao | Sarah A. Imam | Shaun A. Nguyen

Emergent and urgent otologic surgeries during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic: a protocol and review of literature

November 2020
Elise E. Zhao | Joshua A. Lee | Theodore R. McRackan | Shaun A. Nguyen | Ted A. Meyer

To review guidelines for otologic procedures during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and to present a protocol for emergent or urgent mastoidectomy at our institution....

Diagnosis and treatment of emergency surgeries in otorhinolaryngology, head and neck surgery during the covid-19 outbreak: A single center experience

November 2020
Yu Sun | Li Zhang | Qing Cheng | Yujuan Hu | Hongjun Xiao

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, SARS-CoV-2) infection has already been assigned as a Class B infectious disease requiring Class A management strategy according to “the Law on the Prevention and...

Is SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) postviral olfactory dysfunction (PVOD) different from other PVOD?

November 2020
Sarah A. Imam | Wilson P. Lao | Priyanka Reddy | Shaun A. Nguyen | Rodney J. Schlosser

The SARS-CoV-2 virus continues to spread rapidly across the globe afflicting many with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). As the infection rates rise, a growing number of SARS-CoV-2 positive individuals...

Nasal endoscopy protocols in the era of COVID-19

November 2020
Jacob Fried | Sarah A. Imam | Joshua A. Lee | Shaun A. Nguyen

Airway management of angioedema patients during the COVID-19 pandemic

November 2020
Tiffany N. Chao | Joshua H. Atkins | Zaffer Qasim | James J. Kearney | Natasha Mirza | Christopher H. Rassekh

The COVID-19 pandemic is characterized by high transmissibility from patients with prolonged minimally- or asymptomatic periods, with a particularly increased risk of spread during aerosol-generating...

Using the internet search data to investigate symptom characteristics of COVID-19: A big data study

November 2020
Hui-Jun Qiu | Lian-Xiong Yuan | Qing-Wu Wu | Yu-Qi Zhou | Rui Zheng | Xue-Kun Huang | Qin-Tai Yang

Analyzing the symptom characteristics of Coronavirus Disease 2019(COVID-19) to improve control and prevention....

Prevention of nosocomial COVID-19 infections in otorhinolaryngology-head and neck surgery

November 2020
Jie Ren | Xilin Yang | Zhen Xu | Weiwei Lei | Kun Yang | Yonggang Kong | Jining Qu | Hua Liao | Yi He | Huidong Chen | Yan Wang | Feng Zeng | Qingquan Hua

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has rapidly evolved into a pandemic, causing a global public health crisis. Many frontline healthcare workers providing ear, nose and throat services have been reported...

A fifteen-year review of skin allergy testing in Irish patients with symptomatic rhinitis

Available online 21 October 2020
Andreea Nae | K. Hinchion | I.J. Keogh

Our objective was to review skin prick allergy testing (SPAT) results in patients with symptomatic rhinitis in an Irish population....

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