Evaluation of bone mineral density and 25-(OH) vitamin D levels in middle-aged and elderly women with recurrent benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
27-12-2019 – Zhibin Wang,Guanghui Yao,Xiangming Tao,Jincui Zhang,Ting Zhang,Ziming Wu
Middle-aged and elderly perimenopausal women are prone to developing BPPV without definite cause. Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the correlation between bone mineral density (BMD), 25-(OH) vitamin D, and serum calcium levels in patients with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) in middle-aged and elderly women.
The use of the MUSS and the SIR scale in late-implanted prelingually deafened adolescents and adults as a subjective evaluation
12-12-2019 – Riyuan Liu,Qingshan Jiao,Fei Ji,Qian Wang,Hui Zhao,Jianan Li,Shiming Yang
The SIR scale has been widely used to measure speech improvement in late-implanted prelingually deafened adolescents and adults. However the ceiling effect of the SIR scale may lead to the loss of some information.
Adverse effects of semicircular circle angles variation on Epley repositioning procedure: a study on reconstruction of Micro-CT images 3D
27-12-2019 – Xianglong Tang,Jie Tang,Li Gong,Rongdan Ke,Songhua Tan,Anzhou Tang
For patients with posterior semicircular canal (PSC) BPPV, Epley re-position maneuver and some improvement methods are the most efficient treatment methods. But there were still 9.43% patients who were not benefit from Epley re-position maneuver.
Clinical features of patients with high and normal CSFP in venous pulsating tinnitus
19-12-2019 – Dan Wang,Wuqing Wang
Few doctors associate high cerebrospinal fluid pressure (CSFP) with vascular tinnitus. On the basis of predecessors, we found there were some differences in clinical data between patients with elevated versus normal CSFP.
Repair effect of xenogeneic acellular dermal matrix during external auditory canal reconstruction after canal wall down mastoidectomy
21-12-2019 – Jian Zang,Bo Yang,Shuai Feng,Xuejun Jiang
In some cases, there is insufficient external auditory canal (EAC) skin to cover the reconstructed canal wall after canal wall down (CWD) mastoidectomy. Acellular dermal matrix (ADM) can help to repair the skin, mucosa and other epidermal tissue defects.
Comparison of auditory steady-state response and click-evoked auditory brain response in infants with different types and degrees of hearing loss
12-12-2019 – Xiaoli Wang,Yangyang Cheng,Jing Shi,Xiangyun Sheng,Dan Wu,Yali Zhao,Danhui Li,Dinghua He,Hua Wang
Auditory steady-state response (ASSR) and click-evoked auditory brain response (c-ABR) have been used for hearing assessment for decades years, the correlation of the two methods and the effects of type and degree of hearing loss (HL) to the correlation in infants younger than 6 months of age are unclear.
Long-term evolution of the electrical stimulation for cochlear implant adult patients. The role of a progressive adaptation method
20-12-2019 – Maria Zinfollino,Christel Cariddi,Adriana Ardito,Mara Casulli,Paolo Malerba,Nicola Quaranta
In clinical experience patients who do not frequently check the cochlear implant (CI) maps have poor auditory performance and poor acceptance of map variations over time.
Is there an association between the parameters of arterial stiffness and tinnitus?
14-01-2020 – Ömer Gedikli,Ozgur Kemal,Uğur Yıldırım,Ayse Bel Çeçen,Huseyin Karabulut,Murat Akcay,Ozlem Terzi
Increasing arterial stiffness is associated with atherosclerosis and there is an association between atherosclerosis and tinnitus may occur.
Early detection of hearing impairment in type 2 diabetic patients
22-01-2020 – Yanhong Li,Bo Liu,Jin Li,Lingyu Xin,Qian Zhou
Hearing impairment is an under-recognized complication of type 2 diabetic patients. Exploring an appropriate technique and method to detect early hearing impairment in diabetic patients is the key to good hearing care.
Vestibular evoked myogenic potential (VEMP) results in migraine and migrainous vertigo
21-12-2019 – Doğukan Özdemir,Çetin Kürşat Akpınar,Ömer Küçüköner,Dursun Mehmet Mehel,Ahmet Bedir,Gökhan Akgül,Erkan Can,Abdulkadir Özgür
The pathophysiology of vertigo is not fully known; thus, it is difficult to diagnose vestibular migraine (VM) in some migraine patients with vertigo symptoms.
Clinical features of sarcoidosis patients presenting with head and neck manifestations – a two-center retrospective study and proposal of a diagnostic algorithm for the otorhinolaryngologist
12-12-2019 – Thorsten Send,Peter Korsten,Mattis Bertlich,Christoph Braunwarth,Friedrich Bootz,Dirk Skowasch,Mark Jakob
We aimed to investigate the clinical characteristics of patients presenting with sarcoidosis of the head and neck as the initial manifestation and to provide recommendations for the diagnostic work-up for the practicing otorhinolaryngologist.
Influenza A virus infection induces indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) expression and modulates subsequent inflammatory mediators in nasal epithelial cells
20-12-2019 – Yi-Tsen Lin,Chih-Feng Lin,Te-Huei Yeh
Nasal epithelial cells are the first site of encounter of the influenza virus, and their innate immune response might define subsequent inflammatory direction.
Transoral robotic surgery: a 4-year learning experience in a single Danish Cancer Centre
19-12-2019 – Asher Lou Isenberg,Hani Ibrahim Channir,Christian von Buchwald,Niclas Rubek,Jeppe Friborg,Katalin Kiss,Birgitte Wittenborg Charabi
The main indication for transoral robotic surgery (TORS) has been the primary treatment of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC). In the western world this is highly relevant due to the increasing incidence of human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive OPSCC. In Denmark, TORS was implemented in 2013 for use in the protocolled primary treatment of OPSCC.
Transcervical endoscopic approach for parapharyngeal space: a cadaver study and clinical practice
15-01-2020 – Yi Fang,Haitao Wu,Andrew D. Tan,Lei Cheng
The traditional transcervical approach is frequently applied but limited in handling the tumors in parapharyngeal space.
Post-operative complications due to salvage total laryngectomy for recurrent laryngeal cancer after radiotherapy – a multicentre retrospective study
12-12-2019 – Isaku Okamoto,Takashi Matsuki,Hiroki Sato,Takahito Kondo,Chihiro Fushimi,Takuro Okada,Kouki Miura,Taku Yamashita,Go Omura,Kiyoaki Tsukahara
Few studies have demonstrated the utility of pharyngeal interposition graft (PIG) applying pectoralis major myocutaneous flap (PMMCF) by comparing pharyngocutaneous fistula (PCF) rates.
Programmed death ligand-1 expression is associated with stage and histological grade of parotid carcinoma
17-01-2020 – Masaaki Higashino,Ryo Kawata,Shuji Nishikawa,Tetsuya Terada,Shin-Ichi Haginomori,Yoshitaka Kurisu,Yoshinobu Hirose
The immune checkpoint ligand programmed death ligand-1 (PD-L1) is expressed by various cancers, including those of the head and neck. However, the role of PD-L1 is still unknown.
Baseline neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) is associated with clinical outcome in recurrent or metastatic head and neck cancer patients treated with nivolumab
12-12-2019 – Tsutomu Ueda,Nobuyuki Chikuie,Masaya Takumida,Hiromi Furuie,Takashi Kono,Takayuki Taruya,Takao Hamamoto,Minoru Hattori,Takashi Ishino,Sachio Takeno
Nivolumab has been approved for recurrent or metastatic head and neck cancer (R/M HNC) on March 2017 in Japan. Recently, many researchers have been actively studying the prognostic and predictive markers. However, they have not been clarified. In this study, we evaluate the prognostic and predictive markers of the anticancer effect of nivolumab.
A descriptive study highlighting the differences in the treatment protocol for oral tongue cancer in Sweden and Finland
20-12-2019 – Antti Mäkitie,Alexander Kamali,Rayan Mroueh,Andrew Lindford,Petri Koivunen,Timo Autio,Patrik Lassus,Martin Halle,Leif Bäck,Björn Palmgren,Lalle Hammarstedt-Nordenvall
Stage II cancer of the tongue is mostly managed surgically both locally and regionally. However, indications for postoperative radiotherapy and reconstructive options vary between centers. This paper aims to describe differences in treatment in a geographically homogenous cohort.
Clinical outcome and comparison between squamous and non-squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx
20-12-2019 – Le Chen,Weiye Deng,Cai Li,Huiching Lau,Lei Tao,Shuyi Wang,Liang Zhou,Ming Zhang
The various pathological types of non-squamous cell carcinomas (n
SCCs) of the larynx accounted for about 5% laryngeal malignancies, but the knowledge regarding these pathological behaviors, therapeutic models and prognostic factors was limited.
Clinical performance of the Osia™ system, a new active osseointegrated implant system. Results from a prospective clinical investigation
19-02-2020 – Marcos Goycoolea,Gloria Ribalta,Francisco Tocornal,Raquel Levy,Pilar Alarcón,Martin Bryman,Byanka Cagnacci,Catherine Catenacci,Valeria Oyanguren,Ignacia Vilches,Verónica Briones,Raimundo García
Bone-conduction hearing implants are standard of care devices.
Serum miR-632 is a potential marker for the diagnosis and prognosis in laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma
19-02-2020 – Ying-Chun Cao,Li-Qiang Song,Wei-Wei Xu,Jun-Jun Qi,Xiang-Yun Wang,Yi Su
It has been demonstrated that mi
RNAs play critical roles in the tumorigenesis and progression of various tumors.
Clinical features and treatment of endolymphatic sac tumor
19-02-2020 – Seong Hoon Bae,Seung-seob Kim,Sang Hyun Kwak,Jin Sei Jung,Jae Young Choi,In Seok Moon
Endolymphatic sac tumor (ELST) is an extremely rare disease that does not have established clinical guidelines.
Vestibular suppression of normal bodily sounds
19-02-2020 – Neil S. Longridge,Anielle Lim,Arthur Ian Mallinson,Jim Renshaw
Vestibular-evoked myogenic potentials (VEMPs) are present in almost everyone. The proximity of the cochlear and vestibular end organs strongly indicates an overlap of the stimuli to which they respond.
Clinical long-term observation of the keyhole microvascular decompression with local anesthesia on diagnosis and treatment of vestibular paroxysmia
19-02-2020 – Fang Liu,Chengzhong Wei,Weining Huang
The pathophysiology and etiology of vestibular paroxysmia (VP) remains unclear, moreover, due to the lack of reliable diagnostic features for VP, the clinical diagnosis will be made mainly by exclusion.
Low Epstein-Barr virus count in sinonasal inverted papilloma
19-02-2020 – Alexandra Schindele,Anna Holm,Karin Nylander,Annika Allard,Katarina Olofsson
Sinonasal inverted papilloma (SIP) is a benign tumour originating from the sinonasal mucosa showing an extensive growth pattern, a high risk of recurrence and a 5-10% risk to malignify. Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is an oncogenic herpesvirus which infects most individuals
Frequency-specific hearing results after stapes surgery for Chinese population otosclerosis with different degrees of hearing loss
19-02-2020 – Kun Zhang,Yanqing Fang,Bing Wang,Xiaoting Cheng,Bing Chen,Yilai Shu
Frequency-specific hearing studies are important for predicting hearing results and the prognosis after stapes surgery, to prepare for the rehabilitation of frequency-specific hearing in patients with otosclerosis.
Location of the stapedius muscle with reference to the facial nerve in patients with unilateral congenital aural atresia: implication for active middle ear implants surgery
19-02-2020 – Ryoukichi Ikeda,Hiroshi Hidaka,Takaki Murata,Tetsuaki Kawase,Yukio Katori,Toshimitsu Kobayashi
Detailed investigations of the stapedial muscle (SM) in congenital aural atresia (CAA) patients have yet to be adequately conducted.
The characteristics of monosyllable recognition in Mandarin-speaking patients with auditory neuropathy
19-02-2020 – Liangwei Xu,Wei Chen,Shuolong Yuan,Shiming Yang,Fei Ji
A set of Chinese Mandarin monosyllable test lists has been widely used in clinical diagnosis, while the performance of the Mandarin-speaking patients with auditory neuropathy (AN) in the monosyllable tests was still unknown.
Combination of head-up sleep and vertical recognition training may cure intractable motion-evoked dizziness with unknown origin
19-02-2020 – Tadashi Kitahara,Akira Horinaka,Tomoyuki Shiozaki,Taeko Ito,Yoshiro Wada,Toshiaki Yamanaka,Kazuhiko Nario
It has been reported that head-up sleep (HUS) prevents free-floating otoliths from entering canals and that vertical recognition training (VRT) promotes vestibular compensation.
Acta Oto-Laryngologica Prize 2019 awarded to Professor Barbara Wollenberg
19-02-2020 – Matti Anniko
CORLAS group photo 2019
How effect is educational counseling prior to middle ear surgery for patients with both middle ear diseases and consistent tinnitus?
13-02-2020 – Sho Kanzaki,Kaoru Ogawa
The management of patients with tinnitus who receive middle ear surgery has not been established.
Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy as an effective approach to the treatment of patients with severe idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss
13-02-2020 – Yeonjoo Choi,Hye Lim Choi,A Young Jeong,Woo Seok Kang,Hong Ju Park,Jong Woo Chung,Joong Ho Ahn
The potential etiology of idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss (ISSNHL) is cochlear ischemia, therefore, hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy is a promising treatment, particularly in patients with severe hearing loss (≥70 d
MRI monitoring of small and medium-sized vestibular schwannomas: predictors of growth
13-02-2020 – Maxime Fieux,Claudine Pouzet,Maxime Bonjour,Sandra Zaouche,Emmanuel Jouanneau,Tringali Stéphane
Vestibular schwannomas are among the most common intracranial tumours. Their growth is difficult to predict.
Bacterial biofilm in adenoids of children with chronic otitis media. Part II: a case–control study of nasopharyngeal microbiota, virulence, and resistance of biofilms in adenoids
13-02-2020 – Hervé Jacquier,Pierre Vironneau,Huong Dang,Benjamin Verillaud,Gerda Lamers,Philippe Herman,Eric Vicaut,Natacha Tessier,Philippe Bidet,Emmanuelle Varon,Thierry Van Den Abbeele,Emmanuelle Cambau,Béatrice Bercot,Romain Kania
: We previously described that adenoid tissue in children with chronic otitis media (COM) contained more mucosal biofilms than adenoid tissue removed for hypertrophy.
Preliminary application and evaluation of autograft reconstruction of parotid duct defect with submandibular gland duct for buccal cancer
13-02-2020 – Ruohuang Lu,Zhiqiang Xiao,Xincheng Guo,Pingping Gan
We aimed to preserve parotid function in patients with buccal carcinoma by applying a new surgical protocol based on reconstruction of parotid ductal defect with submandibular gland ductal.
Larger tumor size and female gender suggest better tinnitus prognosis after surgical treatment in vestibular schwannoma patients with tinnitus
13-02-2020 – Wei Cao,Zhaohui Hou,Fangyuan Wang,Qingqing Jiang,Weidong Shen,Shiming Yang
Tinnitus is a subjective auditory phantom phenomenon which can be highly distressing. About 63%-75% vestibular schwannoma (VS) had a symptom of tinnitus.
Vestibular schwannoma: predictive factors of long-term postoperative neurological outcome
13-02-2020 – Raiene Telassin Abbas-Kayano,Davi Jorge Fontoura Solla,Nicollas Nunes Rabelo,Marcos de Queiroz Teles Gomes,Hector Tomas Navarro Cabrera,Manoel Jacobsen Teixeira,Eberval Gadelha Figueiredo
Vestibular schwannoma (VS) is a slow-growing, benign tumor that is usually diagnosed when symptoms develop. Surgical management aims to reduce long-term sequelae (LTS) associated with late diagnosis.
Total versus subtotal tonsillectomy for recurrent tonsillitis – a prospective randomized noninferiority clinical trial
13-02-2020 – Ulrich Kisser,Claudia Lill,Christine Adderson-Kisser,Martin Patscheider,Klaus Stelter
For many years experts have called for randomized controlled trials to resolve the question whether tonsillectomy, which is associated with significant comorbidity, can be replaced by partial tonsillectomy in patients with recurrent tonsillitis.
The long-term follow-up of 61 horizontal canal BPPV after Gufoni and Barbecue maneuver: a prospective study
13-02-2020 – Qingqing Dai,Qiurong Chen,Li Yin,Hong Zheng,Shi-Xi Liu,Maoli Duan
Horizontal canal BPPV (HC-BPPV) has a higher recurrence rate than PC-BPPV. Which maneuver is better for its prognosis is still uncertain.
Effects of endolymphatic sac decompression combined with posterior tympanotomy with local steroids for intractable Meniere’s disease
08-02-2020 – Jia Xu,Haijin Yi,Xin Li,Wenjing Chen,Juanjuan Gao
Endolymphatic sac decompression surgery (ESDS) is commonly used for intractable Meniere’s disease, but its effect remains controversial because of the low rate of vertigo control.
Magnetic resonance imaging of endolymphatic space in patients with sensorineural hearing loss: comparison between fluctuating and idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss
07-02-2020 – Hiroshi Inui,Tsuyoshi Sakamoto,Taeko Ito,Tadashi Kitahara
Recently, 3-Tesla magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) after an intravenous gadolinium injection has been used to describe the endolymphatic space (ELS).
Efficacy and safety of terbinafine hydrochloride spray and 3% boric acid alcohol ear drops in otomycosis
06-02-2020 – Shuai Xu,Jianfeng Li,Ling Ding,Kun Gao,Fengyang Xie,Jie Han,Xuanchen Zhou
Although otomycosis is a disease spread throughout the world, there are only a few of studies about it.
Modified meatotympanoplasty for external auditory canal stenosis and lateralized tympanic membrane: a preliminary study
06-02-2020 – Kina Kase,Makoto Ito,Miyako Hatano,Hisashi Sugimoto,Mari Shimada,Tomokazu Yoshizaki
The surgical treatment of external auditory canal stenosis (EACS) and lateralized tympanic membrane (LTM) is challenging because there is a high risk of postoperative complications.
Daily auricular stimulation with capsaicin ointment improved cough reflex sensitivity in elderly patients with dysphagia: a pilot study
06-02-2020 – Hiroki Ohnishi,Osamu Jinnouchi,Seiji Agawa,Eiji Kondo,Ikuji Kawata,Hidehiko Okamoto,Takahiro Azuma,Go Sato,Yoshiaki Kitamura,Koji Abe,Noriaki Takeda
In our previous study, a single auricular application of capsaicin ointment, but not placebo improved cough reflex in elderly patients with dysphagia.
An examination of the cutoff value of the depth of invasion for prophylactic neck dissection in stage I/II tongue cancer
06-02-2020 – Hoshino Terada,Eiichi Sasaki,Hidenori Suzuki,Daisuke Nishikawa,Shintaro Beppu,Nobuhiro Hanai
In stage-I/stage-II oral tongue cancer, the cutoff value of depth of invasion (DOI) for prophylactic neck dissection is controversial.
Evaluation of the utricular function with the virtual–subject visual vertical system: comparison with ocular vestibular-evoked myogenic potentials
06-02-2020 – Amanda L. Mueller,Lara B. Liebmann,Michelle R. Petrak,Cammy M. Bahner,Lindsay M. Weberling,Allyson D. Weiss,Akihiro J. Matsuoka
The subjective visual vertical (SVV) is the most frequently assessed modality of verticality perception and has been measured in a variety of clinical situations, including peripheral vestibular lesions.
Overall assessment of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: time to take notice
06-02-2020 – Alhadi Almangush,Ilmo Leivo,Antti A. Mäkitie
The immune response has an important role in cancer progression. At the same time, anti-tumor effect of the immune response has been speculated to cause destruction of cancer cells. Recent studies have highlighted the significance of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) in different cancers. The International Immuno-Oncology Biomarkers Working Group has in 2017 published a practical review proposing a standardized method to assess TILs in the routine hematoxylin and eosin (HE) stained sections.
The development of hearing in prelingually deaf children with white matter changes in the first year after cochlear implantation
06-02-2020 – Min Shen,Yuan Li,Mo Long,Liyan Wang,Wei Liang,Zhongyan Chen,Yanfang Ma,Yuran Guo,Qingling Bi,Yang Zhang
The development of hearing and plasticity of brain after cochlear implantation (CI) for prelingually deaf children with white matter changes (group A) is unclear.
Evaluation of cervical vestibular evoked myogenic potential measures using different stimulus types in patients with posterior canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
06-02-2020 – Akif Gunes,Elif Karali,Ahmet Ural,Fatih Ruzgar
Cervical Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potential (cVEMP) measurements still do not have standard normative values in posterior canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV).
Transient-evoked otoacoustic emission signals predicting outcomes of acute sensorineural hearing loss in patients with Ménière’s disease
01-02-2020 – Yi-Wen Liu,Sheng-Lun Kao,Hau-Tieng Wu,Tzu-Chi Liu,Te-Yung Fang,Pa-Chun Wang
Fluctuating hearing loss is characteristic of Ménière’s disease (MD) during acute episodes. However, no reliable audiometric hallmarks are available for counselling the hearing recovery possibility.
Rehabilitation of severe-to-profound sensorineural hearing loss with an active middle ear implant
01-02-2020 – Maurizio Barbara,Chiara Filippi,Silvia Tarentini,Edoardo Covelli,Simonetta Monini
Severe-to-profound sensorineural hearing loss (sp
SNHL) is mostly relying on the use of a cochlear implant (CI).
Risk factors for decannulation failure after single-stage reconstruction of adult post-intubation tracheal stenosis: 10-year experience at a tertiary center
01-02-2020 – Murat Songu,Yilmaz Ozkul
Although the risk factors for decannulation failure have been discussed in the literature, there are many unclear points on this issue.
Detection of perilymphatic fistula in labyrinthine windows by virtual endoscopy and variation of reconstruction thresholds on CT scan
30-01-2020 – Alexis Bozorg Grayeli,Jean-Loup Bensimon,Maxime Guyon,Serge Aho-Glele,Michel Toupet
Perilymphatic fistula (PLF) is a breach in a labyrinthine window. The opening might decrease the radiological density of the window.
Clinical and radiological characteristics of patients with collapse or fistula of the saccule as evaluated by inner ear MRI
22-01-2020 – Michael Eliezer,Guillaume Poillon,Daniel Lévy,Jean-Pierre Guichard,Michel Toupet,Emmanuel Houdart,Arnaud Attyé,Charlotte Hautefort
Delayed 3D-FLAIR sequences enable the distinction between the utricle and the saccule.
The outcomes of endoscopic myringoplasty: packing with gelatin sponge versus packing with nothing
22-01-2020 – Dan Wang,Tongli Ren,Wuqing Wang
Packing with gelatin sponge has long been widely used in myringoplasty. However, there is no research on packing with nothing.
Efficacy of balloon Eustachian tuboplasty on the quality of life in children with Eustachian tube dysfunction
22-01-2020 – Berat Demir,Caglar Batman
Balloon Eustachian Tuboplasty (BET) is used as a second-line treatment in cases in which adenoidectomy, paracentesis, and VT have failed. However, studies have not investigated the efficacy of this procedure as a first-line treatment.
The relationships among mastoid air cell development, tympanic sinus depth, and residual disease after surgery in children with congenital cholesteatoma
14-01-2020 – Masahiro Takahashi,Yutaka Yamamoto,Hiromi Koizumi,Masaomi Motegi,Manabu Komori,Kazuhisa Yamamoto,Yuichiro Yaguchi,Hiromi Kojima
Mastoid development, tympanic sinus depth, and residual disease after surgery for congenital cholesteatoma are probably related, but these relationships have not been examined in detail.
Substantial intrinsic variability in chemoradiosensitivity of newly established anaplastic thyroid cancer cell-lines
11-01-2020 – Sigurdur Gretarsson,Alexander Nygren,Ann H. Rosendahl,Nektaria Mylona,Elisabeth Kjellén,Yuesheng Jin,Kajsa Paulsson,Åke Borg,Eva Brun,Jan Tennvall,Anders Bergenfelz,Lennart Greiff,Johan Wennerberg,Lars Ekblad
Well characterized human cell lines are needed for preclinical treatment studies of anaplastic thyroid cancer (ATC).
Change of VOR gain and pure-tone threshold after single low-dose intratympanic gentamicin injection in Meniere’s disease
08-01-2020 – Jung-Yup Lee,Min-Beom Kim
Intratympanic gentamicin injection (ITG) is a well-accepted means to treat intractable Meniere’s disease (MD).
Clinical characteristics of petrosal cholesteatoma and value of MRI-DWI in the diagnosis
27-12-2019 – Wenjing Zuo,Fangyuan Wang,Shiming Yang,Dongyi Han,Pu Dai,Weidong Shen,Zhaohui Hou,Weiju Han
Petrosal cholesteatoma is difficult to be diagnosed before operation. MRI-DWI can make the diagnosis more objective and accurate.
Neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio as a valuable prognostic marker in idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss
27-12-2019 – Jeong Wook Kang,Myung Gu Kim,Sung Su Kim,Heh-In Im,Sung Hwa Dong,Sang Hoon Kim,Seung Geun Yeo
Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) has emerged as a marker for degree of inflammation. Inflammation has been regarded as one of the causes of idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss.
Use of intraoperative CT scanning for quality control assessment of cochlear implant electrode array placement*
21-12-2019 – Robert F. Labadie,Antonio D. Schefano,Jourdan T. Holder,Robert T. Dwyer,Alejandro Rivas,Matthew R. O’Malley,Jack H. Noble,Benoit M. Dawant
Imaging of cochlear implant (CI) electrode arrays (EAs) consists of intraoperative fluoroscopy to rule out tip fold-over and/or post-operative computerized tomography (CT) if concern exists regarding extrusion or misplacement of the EA. Intraoperative CT (i
CT) can satisfy these current needs and enables specification of final intracochlear position.
Influence of maximum power output on speech understanding with bone anchored hearing systems
12-12-2019 – Tom Gawliczek,Wilhelm Wimmer,Marco Caversaccio,Martin Kompis
Maximum power output (MPO) levels of bone anchored hearing systems (BAHS) vary between different devices, but are significantly lower than those of conventional hearing aids, potentially limiting speech understanding.