Frequency analyses of posturography using logarithmic translation
12-11-2019 – Hiroki Watanabe,Ayane Makabe,Chiaki Hirai,Takamori Takeda,Keiji Honda,Shinichi Demura,Takeshi Tsutsumi
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.