Acta Oto Laryngologica

Acta Oto Laryngologica

Clinical long-term effects of surgical treatment for intractable Meniere’s disease: a more than 13-year follow-up after pressure treatment and further surgical treatment for intractable vertigo

27-09-2019 – Fang Liu,Weining Huang,Kai Chen

Journal Article

Meniere’s disease appears to be a complex inner ear disorder and also remains a controversial and often difficult disease as regards determination of diagnosis, pathogenesis and especially optimal treatment.

Predictors of hearing outcomes after stapes surgery in otosclerosis

17-10-2019 – Chien-Fu Yeh,Mao-Che Wang,Chia-Huei Chu,An-Suey Shiao

Journal Article

The current surgical treatment of otosclerosis is stapes surgery; however, few studies have reported the predictors of surgical outcomes.

Sandwich technique for sigmoid sinus wall reconstruction for treatment of pulsatile tinnitus caused by sigmoid sinus diverticulum/dehiscence

29-09-2019 – Jiaqiang Sun,Jingwu Sun

Journal Article

If the pulsatile tinnitus caused by sigmoid sinus diverticulum/dehiscence cannot be diagnosed and treated, it can lead to significant morbidity and mortality.

Can the bending forward test be used to detect a diseased anterior semi-circular canal in patients with chronic vestibular multi-canalicular canalithiasis (BPPV)?

08-10-2019 – Wenche Iglebekk,Carsten Tjell,Peter Borenstein

Journal Article

Patients with chronic vestibular multi-canalicular canalithiasis (CVMCC) can have serious morbidities, for example, musculoskeletal pain, dizziness, fatigue, and cognitive difficulties. Involvement of the anterior semi-circular canal (SCC) is common in CVMCC. A mono-canalicular diseased anterior SCC is rare.

Progression of hearing loss and choice of hearing aids by patients in their 60s, 70s, and 80s and older: experience in the Japanese super-aged era

29-09-2019 – Yukihide Maeda,Shin Kariya,Shohei Fujimoto,Akiko Sugaya,Yuko Kataoka,Atsuko Nakagawa,Satomi Tanaka,Natsumi Hosokawa,Kazunori Nishizaki

Journal Article

Demographic data of patients with sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) in super-aged societies are still limited.

Dose- and starting time-dependent effect of the application of EGF to the regeneration of traumatic eardrum

26-09-2019 – Zheng Cai Lou

Journal Article

Some studies have shown that topical application of epidermal growth factor (EGF) accelerates healing in traumatic tympanic membrane perforations (TMPs), however, the optimal dose and starting time of application have not been established.

Behavioral and electrophysiological investigation of hearing and speech outcomes in pre-linguistic deaf children with white matter changes after cochlear implantation

02-11-2019 – Min Shen,Zhongyan Chen,Yuan Li

Journal Article

There are some debates regarding the benefit from cochlear implantation (CI) for prelingually deaf children with white matter changes.

Comparison of the development of early auditory and preverbal skills in Mandarin-Speaking children with cochlear implants with and without additional disabilities

29-09-2019 – Yawen Zhao,Ying Li,Yue Long,Xin Jin,Zhipeng Zheng,Yidi Liu,Ying Wang,Jun Zheng,Jie Zhang,Min Chen,Jinsheng Hao,Yang Yang,Wei Liu,Haihong Liu,Xin Ni

Journal Article

Few studies had assessed the auditory and preverbal skills of very young cochlear implant (CI) children with additional disabilities (AD) over a long period, especially in China.

ErbB1 and ErbB2 overexpression in patients with sinonasal inverted papilloma and inverted papilloma with squamous cell carcinoma in China

27-09-2019 – Hongbing Li,Li Hu,Huankang Zhang,Dehui Wang

Journal Article

Currently, the expression patterns of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) family genes in sinonasal inverted papilloma (SNIP) and inverted papilloma with squamous cell carcinoma (IPw
SCC) are not clear.

Current status of human papillomavirus positivity in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma in Europe: a systematic review

29-09-2019 – Karoline Dyrberg Stjernstrøm,Jakob Schmidt Jensen,Kathrine Kronberg Jakobsen,Christian Grønhøj,Christian von Buchwald

Journal Article

The incidence of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) has been rising in the Western world in recent years. Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is established as the main explanation.

Therapeutic efficacy of intralesional bleomycin injection for laryngopharyngeal haemangioma in adults

27-09-2019 – Feifei Liu,Yang Xiao,Jun Wang

Journal Article

Head and neck haemangiomas in the pharynx and larynx are rare, and the injection of bleomycin is currently one of the effective treatments. However, data on the therapeutic efficacy of this treatment are scarce.

Curative effect of cold micro forceps and CO2 laser in the treatment of laryngeal amyloidosis

24-10-2019 – Xiufa Wu,Jing Zhang,Chunsheng Wei

Journal Article

Amyloidosis is a benign, slowly progressive disease. However, the treatment of laryngeal amyloidosis (LA) has not been studied systematically.

Comparative outcomes of extracapsular dissection and superficial parotidectomy

29-09-2019 – Kerem Ozturk,Arin Ozturk,Goksel Turhal,Isa Kaya,Serdar Akyildiz,Umit Uluoz

Journal Article

Retrospective analysis of extracapsular dissection (ECD) and superficial parotidectomy (SP).

Efficacy of microsurgery in combined with topical-PDT in treating recurrent respiratory papillomatosis: compare JORRP with AORRP

27-09-2019 – Shuzhi Yang,Chengyong Zhou,Baochun Sun,Feng Wang,Zeli Han,Hongjia Zhang,Jiahong Han,Yao Shen,Jiao Zhang

Journal Article

Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP) remains a challenging and frustrating disease to treat.

Simple dural closure using a knotless barbed suture in endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery: preliminary experience

24-10-2019 – Zixiang Cong,Handong Wang,Chiyuan Ma

Journal Article

Several literatures reported that suturing dura was reliable in preventing cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak in transsphenoidal surgery. However, suturing and knotting is technically challenging and time consuming in the transsphenoidal approach.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.