Acta Oto Laryngologica

Frequency analyses of posturography using logarithmic translation

12-11-2019 – Hiroki Watanabe,Ayane Makabe,Chiaki Hirai,Takamori Takeda,Keiji Honda,Shinichi Demura,Takeshi Tsutsumi

Journal Article

Power-spectral analysis of the centre of pressure (Co
P) frequencies of posturography provides exponentially approximated distributions, whereas logarithmic translation enables linear approximation.

Analysis of related factors of recurrence in horizontal semicircular canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: a pilot study

30-11-2019 – Ling Ding,Tao Lin,Xuanchen Zhou,Jie Han,Anting Xu

Journal Article

Whether the abnormal caloric test (C-test) affects recurrence rate in horizontal semicircular canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (HSC-BPPV) with residual dizziness (RD) is not clear.

Electrically evoked ABR during cochlear implantation and postoperative development of speech and hearing abilities in infants with common cavity deformity as a type of inner ear malformation

26-11-2019 – Kimitaka Kaga,Shujiro Minami,Chieko Enomoto

Journal Article

The electrically evoked auditory brainstem response (e
ABR) during cochlear implantation in common cavity (CC) deformity has not been clinically well studied.

Transcanal endoscopic ear surgery for traumatic ossicular injury

12-11-2019 – Min-Su Kim,Jaein Chung,Jae-Yoon Kang,Jin Woong Choi

Journal Article

Transcanal endoscopic ear surgery (TEES) for traumatic ossicular injuries (TOI) is not well studied.

Evaluation of appearance-related distress after canaloplasty using the DAS-24 questionnaire

02-11-2019 – Young Sang Cho,Se Eun Son,Min Woong Kang,Yang-Sun Cho

Journal Article

The main purpose of the canaloplasty is hearing improvement. But there are needs for evaluation of the esthetic or psychosocial effects of canaloplasty.

Treatment algorithm for idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss based on epidemiologic surveys of a large Japanese cohort

19-11-2019 – Ryosuke Kitoh,Shin-Ya Nishio,Shin-Ichi Usami

Journal Article

To date, there have been few conventional algorithms for the treatment of idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL), as there have been only limited reports with high evidence levels.

Vestibular-evoked myogenic potentials in patients with large vestibular aqueduct syndrome

27-11-2019 – Yan Zhang,Zichen Chen,Yuzhong Zhang,Juan Hu,Junli Wang,Min Xu,Qing Zhang

Journal Article

The vestibular function in patients of large vestibular aqueduct syndrome (LVAS) has not been clarified yet.

Receptive language acquisition in a pediatric population with Pendred syndrome and non-syndromic enlarged vestibular aqueduct

26-11-2019 – Kristianna Mey,Lone Percy-Smith,Maria Hallstrøm,Matilde Sandvej,Per Cayé-Thomasen

Journal Article

Children with Pendred syndrome (PS) and non-syndromic enlarged vestibular aqueduct (NSEVA) represent a group of pre-lingual hearing-impaired individuals with rehabilitation challenges.

Impact of posterior septum resection on nasal airflow pattern and warming function

19-11-2019 – Lifeng Li,Nyall R. London,Hongrui Zang,Demin Han

Journal Article

The functional significance of the posterior segment of the septum is not fully understood.

Longterm results after tonsillotomy: outcome, residual symptoms and need for revision surgery

02-11-2019 – Anne Bystrup,Tina Kissow Lildal,Therese Ovesen

Journal Article

Tonsillotomy (TT) has gradually replaced tonsillectomy for children with upper airway obstruction during sleep in Denmark. The disadvantage is potential tonsil regrowth.

Post-operative haemorrhage after acute bilateral tonsillectomy in patients with peritonsillar abscess: prevalence, treatment, risk factors, and side of bleeding

02-11-2019 – Camelia Nami Saber,Tejs Ehlers Klug

Journal Article

Bilateral quinsy tonsillectomy (QT) in patients with peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is associated with the risk of post-tonsillectomy haemorrhage (PTH) and current literature finds a significantly higher risk of PTH contralaterally to the quinsy.

Regularity of voice recovery and arytenoid motion after closed reduction in patients with arytenoid dislocation: a self-controlled clinical study

26-11-2019 – Tingting Zheng,Zhewei Lou,Xiaxia Li,Yaoshu Teng,Yun Li,Xiaojiang Lin,Zhihong Lin

Journal Article

Closed reduction is an effective treatment for arytenoid dislocation. The treatment is usually given more than once to obtain normal voice. However, when to perform the next closed reduction remains controversial.

Impact of adjuvant therapy on survival for sinonasal mucosal melanoma

23-11-2019 – Yuting Lai,Xinjun Meng,Quan Liu,Hanyu Lu,Limin Guo,Shuyi Wang,Dehui Wang

Journal Article

The optimal treatment modality for sinonasal mucosal melanoma (SNMM) remains controversial.

Transoral robotic surgery in the management of head and neck squamous cell cancer with unknown primary

19-11-2019 – Johan S. Nilsson,Peter Wahlberg,Lennart Greiff

Journal Article

Transoral robotic surgery (TORS) assisted base of the tongue (BOT) resection has been suggested as part of the work-up for head and neck squamous cell cancer with unknown primary (HNSCC-CUP). Success rates vary with regard to identification of primary BOT lesions, and cases with likely such lesions appear to be included in previous reports.

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

Journal Article

Intratympanic gentamicin injection (ITG) is a well-accepted means to treat intractable Meniere’s disease (MD).

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

Journal Article

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.

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

Journal Article

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 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

Journal Article

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

Journal Article

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

Journal Article

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.

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

Journal Article

The pathophysiology of vertigo is not fully known; thus, it is difficult to diagnose vestibular migraine (VM) in some migraine patients with vertigo symptoms.

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

Journal Article

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.

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

Journal Article

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.

Clinical features of patients with high and normal CSFP in venous pulsating tinnitus

19-12-2019 – Dan Wang,Wuqing Wang

Journal Article

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.

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

Journal Article

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.

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

Journal Article

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.

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

Journal Article

Nasal epithelial cells are the first site of encounter of the influenza virus, and their innate immune response might define subsequent inflammatory direction.

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

Journal Article

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.

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

Journal Article

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.

Influence of maximum power output on speech understanding with bone anchored hearing systems

12-12-2019 – Tom Gawliczek,Wilhelm Wimmer,Marco Caversaccio,Martin Kompis

Journal Article

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.

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

Journal Article

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.

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

Journal Article

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.

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

Journal Article

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.

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

Journal Article

Few studies have demonstrated the utility of pharyngeal interposition graft (PIG) applying pectoralis major myocutaneous flap (PMMCF) by comparing pharyngocutaneous fistula (PCF) rates.