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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.

MRI detection of endolymphatic hydrops in Meniere's disease in 8 minutes using m3D-real IR and a 20-channel coil after targeted gadolinium delivery

Available online 3 January 2020
Jing Zou | Zhen Wang | Yukun Chen | Guoping Zhang | Luguang Chen | Jianping Lu

Endolymphatic hydrops (EH) become visible in vertigo patients, particularly in those with Meniere's disease (MD), in vivo using gadolinium-enhanced MRI. However, the image quality is not satisfying...

Determining the hospital cost of anterior epistaxis treatment modalities at a Canadian tertiary care centre

Available online 30 December 2019
Harrish Nithianandan | Kednapa Thavorn | Fatmahalzahra Banaz | Kristian Macdonald | Andrea Lasso | Shaun J. Kilty

To estimate the hospital costs of managing anterior epistaxis in the Emergency Department at a Tertiary Care centre in Canada....

Recurrent glomangioma (“true” glomus tumor) of the middle ear and mastoid

Available online 13 December 2019
Adam C. Kaufman | Jason A. Brant | Neil N. Luu | Virginia A. LiVolsi | Douglas C. Bigelow

To review current literature and experience with glomangiomas, or true glomus tumors of the middle ear and mastoid as well asto report on the exceptionally rare case of a glomangiomastemming from the...

Neck dissection does not add to morbidity or mortality of laryngectomy

Available online 5 December 2019
Christopher C. Xiao | Sarah A. Imam | Shaun A. Nguyen | Marc P. Camilon | Andrew B. Baker | Terry A. Day | Eric J. Lentsch

To examine the national rates of complications, readmission, reoperation, death and length of hospital stay after laryngectomy. To explore the risks of neck dissection with laryngectomy using outco...

Endoscopic endonasal intraconal orbit surgery

Available online 25 October 2019
Catherine Banks | Qasim Husain | Benjamin S. Bleier

Endoscopic endonasal orbital surgery is evolving. With increasing knowledge, expertise, and technology, the historical limits of the endonasal endoscopic approach to the orbit have been redefined. This...

Management of pediatric peritonsillar and deep neck infections- cross- sectional retrospective analysis

Available online 18 October 2019
Ana Sousa Menezes | Daniela Correia Ribeiro | Joana Rocha Guimarães | António Fontes Lima | Luís Dias

Deep neck infections (DNI) are responsible for significant morbidity in children and healthcare expenditures. Few studies exist specifically addressing the clinical and epidemiologic characterization...

Guide for Authors

September 2019


September 2019
C. Eduardo Corrales | Dennis S. Poe

The status of Eustachian tube balloon dilations in Nordic countries

September 2019
Juha T. Silvola | Saku T. Sinkkonen | Jens Wanscher | Eva Westman | Niels H. Holm | Therese Ovesen

There is no unanimous consensus for indications of eustachian tube balloon dilation (ETBD). Nordic countries have relatively similar hospital organizations and treatment guidelines. Therefore, it was...

Endoscopic transtympanic Eustachian tube dilatation: An overview of evaluation methods and dilatation technique

September 2019
Mustafa Kapadia | Zainab Arsiwala | Muaaz Tarabichi

Endoscopic technique in patients undergoing chronic ear surgery allows visualization of protympanic (proximal) segment of the Eustachian tube (ET). The proximal cartilaginous ET is a common site of...

In-office balloon dilation of the Eustachian tube under local anesthesia: A retrospective review

September 2019
Marc Dean

To study the effectiveness and feasibility of in office balloon dilation of the Eustachian tube (BDET) utilizing a novel anesthetic protocol. Study design: retrospective review....

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...

Advances in Eustachian tube function testing

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

Obstructive and patulous Eustachian tube dysfunction provide a significant diagnostic and management challenge. The development of new treatments such as balloon Eustachian tuboplasty has generated...

The effect of treatment package time in head and neck cancer patients treated with adjuvant radiotherapy and concurrent systemic therapy

September 2019
Ahmed I. Ghanem | Matthew Schymick | Souheyla Bachiri | Aniruddh Mannari | Jawad Sheqwara | Charlotte Burmeister | Steven Chang | Tamer Ghanem | Farzan Siddiqui

In patients with head and neck carcinoma, “treatment package time” (TPT) was proven to impact outcomes in cases receiving adjuvant radiotherapy alone. Its impact in patients receiving radiotherapy with...

Predictors of occult lymph node metastasis in cutaneous head and neck melanoma

Available online 28 September 2019
Jonathan S. Ni | Tyler A. Janz | Shaun A. Nguyen | Eric J. Lentsch

To use the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database to verify the findings of a recent National Cancer Database (NCDB) study that identified factors predicting occult nodal involvement...

A glimpse into the psychological status of E.N.T inpatients in China: A cross-sectional survey of three hospitals in different regions

June 2019
Jun Tian | Li Li | Chun-Lei Tao | Rong-Ying Hao | Fu-Hui Huang | Xiao-Hui Ge | San-Mei Zhang

To determine whether E.N.T inpatients have a higher prevalence of mental illness than the general population and whether certain diseases are more likely to be associated with mental illness than other...

Opioid prescribing patterns within otolaryngology

June 2019
Alexander W. Murphey | Suqrat Munawar | Shaun A. Nguyen | Ted A. Meyer | Ashli K. O'Rourke

Determine current opioid prescribing patterns for adult procedures within an academic Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery training program in order to establish a general guideline and more uniform...

Utility of CT and MRI in assessment of mandibular involvement in oral cavity cancer

June 2019
Andreea Nae | Gerard O'Leary | Linda Feeley | Cassie Fives | Brendan Fitzgerald | Elena Chiriac | Patrick Sheahan

Oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) may present with early invasion of mandibular bone. Preoperative planning of surgery is essential considering patient's postoperative quality of life. Our purpose...

Surgical management of extracranial nerve sheath tumours in a tertiary care center

June 2019
Pradeep Pradhan | Chappity Preetam | Swagatika Samal | Dillip Kumar Samal | Pradipta Kumar Parida

Excision of the nerve sheath tumours of head and neck is always a challenge to the surgeon because of their close proximity of the neurovascular structures....

Submental island flap reconstruction for carcinoma of the oral cavity: Experience in 30 cases

June 2019
Pradeep Pradhan | Swagatika Samal | Dillip Kumar Samal | Chappity Preetam | Pradipta Kumar Parida

The submental flap can be utilized for soft tissue reconstruction in oral cavity malignancies because due to its close approximation to the surgical site, fewer donor site morbidity and the cost effectiveness...

Implementation of a targeted HPV educational program in a population with HIV

June 2019
Noel Ayoub | John B. Sunwoo | Heather M. Starmer

Patients living with human immunodeficiency virus (PLWH) are at higher risk of developing human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated malignancies. This prospective, longitudinal study evaluated the baseline...

Surveillance of antibiotic sensitivity pattern in chronic suppurative otitis media of an Indian teaching hospital

June 2019
Mahesh Chandra Sahu | Santosh Kumar Swain

Chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) is a common problem in worldwide and untreated CSOM leads to fatal complications like facial nerve paralysis, lateral sinus thrombosis, labyrinthitis, meningitis...

Determining the utility of standard hospital microbiology testing: Comparing standard microbiology cultures with DNA sequence analysis in patients with chronic sinusitis

June 2019
Sarah K. Rapoport | Alyssa J. Smith | Maxwell Bergman | Kelly A. Scriven | Itzhak Brook | Suzette K. Mikula

To demonstrate DNA sequencing analysis (DNAsa) of sinus cultures in patients with CRS is a reliable method of detecting pathogens in polymicrobial CRS infections....

Cochlear duct length along the outer wall vs organ of corti: Which one is relevant for the electrode array length selection and frequency mapping using Greenwood function?

June 2019
Anandhan Dhanasingh

Cochlear duct length (CDL) measurement or estimation is a hot topic for various research groups in the cochlear implant (CI) field as of today. Getting the CDL along the outer wall (LW) and organ of...

Clinical retrospective analysis of 15 cases of choanal atresia – Our experience

Available online 13 June 2019
Segana Hasan Abdul Cader | Fahim Ahmed Shah | Nair Reghunandanan

Choanal atresia is a rare congenital disorder due to failed recanalization of the nasal fossae during fetal development. This article focuses on our experience in dealing with choanal atresia and its...

Is tinnitus a major concern in individuals with auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder? – Questionnaire based study

March 2019
Prashanth Prabhu

Our study attempted to determine if tinnitus is a major concern in individuals with auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder (ANSD). The study also attempted to determine if pure tone average (PTA), speech...

Outer hair cells isolation from postnatal Sprague–Dawley rats

March 2019
Mei-Hao Qi | Yang Qiu | Ke-Yong Tian | Kun Liang | Hui-Min Chang | Ren-Feng Wang | Er-Fang Chen | Wei-Long Wang | Ding-Jun Zha | Jian-Hua Qiu

Outer hair cells (OHCs) damage is a general phenomenon in clinical disorders such as noise-induced hearing loss and drug-induced hearing loss. In order to elucidate the mechanism underlying these disorders,...

Identification of microbial contaminants in sinus rinse squeeze bottles used by allergic rhinitis patients

March 2019
Shaun A. Nguyen | Marc P. Camilon | Rodney J. Schlosser

To identify whether irrigation devices become contaminated when used by patients with allergic rhinitis (AR)....

Bayesian analysis of two methods MALDI-TOF-MS system and culture test in otomycosis infection

March 2019
Sibanarayan Rath | Saumya Ranjan Das | Rabindra Nath Padhy

Identification of otomycotic fungi using matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization (MALDI) time of flight (TOF) mass spectroscopy (MS) and to quantify pervasive errors with Bayes rule; values of sensitivity...

Transoral flexible laryngoscope biopsy: Safety and accuracy

March 2019
Nabeel Humayun Hassan | Rahila Usman | Muhammad Yousuf | Ahmad Nawaz Ahmad | Ismail Hirani

To determine the accuracy of transoral flexible laryngoscope (TFL) biopsy and also to identify the safety as office based procedure in terms of complications....

The outcomes of hypoglossal nerve stimulation in the management of OSA: A systematic review and meta-analysis

March 2019
Anvesh R. Kompelli | Jonathan S. Ni | Shaun A. Nguyen | Eric J. Lentsch | David M. Neskey | Ted A. Meyer

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a prevalent disease with significant health impacts. While first line therapy is CPAP, long-term compliance is low and device misuse is common, highlighting the need...

Cautery-assisted palatal stiffening operation for obstructive sleep apnea: A systematic review and meta-analysis

March 2019
Charles M. Llewellyn | Michael W. Noller | Macario Camacho

To systematically review outcomes for cautery-assisted palatal stiffening operation (CAPSO) as a treatment for adult obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)....

The association of Leptospermum honey with cytokine expression in the sinonasal epithelium of chronic rhinosinusitis patients

March 2019
Jamil Manji | Andrew Thamboo | Vishnu Sunkaraneni | Amrit Singh | Scott Tebbutt | Cathie Garnis | Amin Javer

To identify the differences in cytokine expression between sinonasal tissue from patients treated with Leptospermum (Manuka) honey (LH) irrigation versus normal saline irrigation twice-daily for twelve...

Is the incidence of anaplastic thyroid cancer increasing: A population based epidemiology study

March 2019
Tyler A. Janz | David M. Neskey | Shaun A. Nguyen | Eric J. Lentsch

To provide an understanding of the incidence of anaplastic thyroid cancer within the United States....

Guide for Authors

December 2018

Clinico-pathological profile and comparative study of conservative versus surgical deroofing as an effective technique in management of pseudocyst of pinna

December 2018
Segana Hasan Abdul Cader | Fahim Ahmed Shah | S.K.G. Reghunandanan Nair

An auricular pseudocyst is not uncommon in routine ENT clinical practice, it occurs when fluid accumulates between the intracartilaginous spaces of the auricle. Many treatment modalities have been proposed...

Preoperative and postoperative medical therapies for chronic rhinosinusitis: National surveys among Chinese otolaryngologists

December 2018
Zhen-Xiao Huang | Yun-Xia Li | Yu-Bin Wu | Hai-Cheng Liu | Bing Zhou

The aim of this study was to evaluate clinical practice patterns of preoperative and postoperative medical therapies immediately surrounding sinus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) by Chinese...

The infrahyoid myocutaneous flap for reconstruction after oral cancer resection: A retrospective single-surgeon study

December 2018
Adit Chotipanich | Sombat Wongmanee

To review our experience with infrahyoid myocutaneous flap in reconstruction after oral cancer resection....

Diurnal changes in differential sensitivity and temporal resolution in morning-type and evening-type individuals with normal hearing

December 2018
J. Nikhil | K.N. Megha | Prashanth Prabhu

The present study attempts to determine diurnal changes by testing the differential sensitivity and temporal resolution in morning-type, evening-type, and intermediate-type individuals with normal hearing....

Evaluation of sheep sinonasal endoscopic anatomy as a model for rhinologic research

December 2018
Luis Macias-Valle | Andres Finkelstein-Kulka | Jamil Manji | Christopher Okpaleke | Salahuddin Al-Salihi | Amin R. Javer

Despite many publications describing sheep models for functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) procedures, accurate endoscopic anatomical studies are lacking. There are no publications correlating...

Association of gastroesophageal reflux disease and laryngeal cancer

December 2018
Mursalin M. Anis | Mir-Muhammad Razavi | Xiao Xiao | Ahmed M.S. Soliman

Studies examining the association of reflux disease with the risk of developing laryngeal cancer have both proven and disproven the null hypothesis....

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