Treatment and recurrence of traumatic versus idiopathic benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: a meta-analysis
04-07-2019 – Gang Chen,Yun Li,Junzeng Si,Xuening Zhao,Tianyang Zhang,Xiaoyan Dai,Gang Yu
So far, there has been a controversy surrounding repositioning difficulty and recurrence rate between traumatic benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (t-BPPV) and idiopathic BPPV (i-BPPV).
Is type 1 tympanoplasty effective in elderly patients? Comparison of fascia and perichondrium grafts
05-07-2019 – Serkan Cayir,Serkan Kayabasi,Omer Hizli
Tympanoplasty is regularly performed in various ages but data about the procedure in elderly is insufficient.
Relationship between changes in hearing function and volumes of endolymphatic hydrops after endolymphatic sac drainage
06-07-2019 – Taeko Ito,Hiroshi Inui,Toshiteru Miyasaka,Tomoyuki Shiozaki,Hiroto Fujita,Toshiaki Yamanaka,Kimihiko Kichikawa,Tadashi Kitahara
Endolymphatic sac drainage (ELSD) may have a positive effect on endolymphatic hydrops (EH) and may help to preserve inner ear function. However, the relationship between changes in EH volumes and hearing function after ELSD has not been described.
Evolution of Meniere’s Disease from MD 1.0, via MD 1.5, to MD 2.0
05-07-2019 – Tsung-Che Lu,Yi-Ho Young
Elder Meniere’s disease (MD) patients ultimately lose their vestibular function.
Vestibular schwannoma: natural growth and possible predictive factors
10-07-2019 – Siska D’Haese,Heleen Parmentier,Hannah Keppler,Sandrien Van Vooren,Veroniek Van Driessche,Wouter Bauters,Dirk Van Roost,Ingeborg Dhooge
Prediction of vestibular schwannoma (VS) growth would allow for a more differentiated follow-up protocol.
Gentamicin vestibulotoxicity with modern systemic dosing regimens: a prospective study using video-oculography
18-07-2019 – Duncan Smyth,Stuart Mossman,Mark Weatherall,Evan Jolliffe,Purwa Joshi,Jennifer Taylor,Katie Thorne,Eloise Watson,Ruth Leadbetter,Benjamin Mossman,Tawhai Moss,Nicholas Todd,Erich Schneider
To determine the incidence of gentamicin vestibulotoxicity with current dosing regimens, and to evaluate the feasibility of routine video-oculography on all patients given gentamicin.
The value of ABR- and ASSR-based hearing estimation in young children with congenital monaural malformation (atresia)
27-06-2019 – Xiangyu Zhang,Qin Sun,Long Sai,Huiqian Yu
The electrophysiology of auditory nerve mature is particularly important for unilateral hearing loss.
Effects of unilateral sinonasal surgery on sleep-disordered breathing
04-07-2019 – Kojiro Ishioka,Hitoshi Okumura,Takanobu Sasaki,Masanao Ikeda,Nao Takahashi,Hironori Baba,Naotaka Aizawa,Arata Horii
To examine the effects of surgery for unilateral sinonasal lesions on sleep-disordered breathing (SDB).
Acute rhinosinusitis – are we forgetting the possibility of a dental origin? A retrospective study of 385 patients
04-07-2019 – Annina Wuokko-Landén,Karin Blomgren,Hannamari Välimaa
Odontogenic sinusitis (OS) is a common but underdiagnosed form of acute rhinosinusitis (ARS). OS carries no specific characteristics, but unilateral symptoms and certain microbiological as well as radiological findings indicate odontogenic origin.
The efficacy of OK-432 sclerotherapy on thyroglossal duct cyst and the influence on a subsequent surgical procedure
05-07-2019 – Tomoyasu Tachibana,Shin Kariya,Yorihisa Orita,Takuma Makino,Takenori Haruna,Yuko Matsuyama,Yasutoshi Komatsubara,Yuto Naoi,Michihiro Nakada,Yoji Wani,Soichiro Fushimi,Machiko Hotta,Katsuya Haruna,Tami Nagatani,Yasuharu Sato,Kazunori Nishizaki
Although there are studies regarding the efficacy of OK-432 sclerotherapy on thyroglossal duct cyst (TDC), its effects on surgical procedure following this therapy have not been properly described.
Effect of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) on atherosclerosis and cardiac functioning in obstructive sleep apnea patients
04-07-2019 – Xiaojun Zhan,Li Li,Chan Wu,Chandala Chitguppi,Colin Huntley,Fang Fang,Yongxiang Wei
Obstructive sleep apnea
Smoking or poor oral hygiene do not predispose to peritonsillar abscesses via changes in oral flora
27-06-2019 – Enni Sanmark,Johanna Wikstèn,Hannamari Välimaa,Karin Blomgren
The purpose of this prospective study was to determine if there is a difference in number and distribution of salivary bacteria between patients with tonsillar infection and healthy volunteers.
Long-term clinical outcomes of supracricoid partial laryngectomy with cricohyoidoepiglottopexy for glottic carcinoma
27-06-2019 – Hongli Gong,Liang Zhou,Haitao Wu,Lei Tao,Xiaoling Chen,Xiaoming Li,Cai Li,Jian Zhou
Laryngeal carcinoma should be treated with the intent of organ-sparing, and supracricoid partial laryngectomy with cricohyoidoepiglottopexy (CHEP) might be an important option.
Clinical utility of 18F-FDG PET/CT for patients with recurrent head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
06-07-2019 – Seung Cheol Ha,Jong-Lyel Roh,Jae Seung Kim,Jeong Hyun Lee,Seung-Ho Choi,Soon Yuhl Nam,Sang Yoon Kim
The accurate detection of distant metastases can facilitate appropriate treatment planning for patients with recurrent head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC).
Transoral robotic surgery in patients with stage III/IV hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma: treatment outcome and prognostic factor
04-07-2019 – Young Min Park,Da Hee Kim,Min Seok Kang,Jae Yol Lim,Yoon Woo Koh,Se-Heon Kim
We aimed to reduce the morbidity related to treatment and to preserve organ function in patients with hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (HPSCC) by applying a new surgical treatment protocol based on transoral robotic surgery (TORS).
Electroneurography value as an indicator of high risk for the development of moderate-to-severe synkinesis after Bell’s palsy and Ramsay Hunt syndrome
04-07-2019 – Haruki Nakano,Shin-Ichi Haginomori,Shin-Ichi Wada,Yusuke Ayani,Ryo Kawata,Ryuichi Saura
The degree of distress caused by the sequelae of peripheral facial nerve palsy usually depends on the severity of synkinesis.
The clinical characteristics of otosclerosis and benefit from stapedotomy: our experience of 48 patients (58 ears)
23-08-2019 – Jing Xie,Ling-Jun Zhang,Na Zeng,Yun Liu,Shu-Sheng Gong
Stapedotomy has been proved to be one of the most efficient procedure to treat otosclerosis, various factors contribute to the diversity of the outcomes and controversial results exist from previous studies.
Use of pectoralis major myofascial flap on the prevention of pharyngocutaneous fístula in salvage laryngectomy after chemoradiotherapy
21-08-2019 – Mari-Cruz Iglesias-Moreno,Pablo Sarrió-Solera,Maria Andrea López-Salcedo,Adriana Poch-Pérez-Botija,Manuel Gómez-Serrano,Jesus Gimeno-Hernández,Joaquin Poch-Broto
Pharyngocutaneous fístula (PCF) is a major complication of salvage laryngectomies, mainly secondary to the effect of radiotherapy.
Bilateral facial palsy
21-08-2019 – Junyang Jung,Dong Choon Park,Su Young Jung,Myung Jin Park,Sang Hoon Kim,Seung Geun Yeo
Because the incidence of bilateral facial palsy is extremely low, clinical diagnosis and treatment may be delayed and the possibility of misdiagnosis is high. This systematic review, therefore, evaluated the clinical manifestations of bilateral facial palsy.
Association between EGFR expression and clinical outcome of laryngeal HPV squamous cell carcinoma
21-08-2019 – Mirko Kontić,Zaviša Čolović,Ivan Paladin,Mirko Gabelica,Ana Barić,Valdi Pešutić-Pisac
Expression of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) and human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA can serve as independent prognostic factors in squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the larynx. EGFR correlation with the course of disease and its effect on survival makes EGFR expression a negative prognostic factor, whereas HPV DNA is a positive prognostic factor.
Plug size selection protocol for the treatment of intractable patulous Eustachian tube with Kobayashi Plug
21-08-2019 – Ryoukichi Ikeda,Toshiaki Kikuchi,Yoshinobu Kawamura,Hiromitsu Miyaaki,Tetsuaki Kawase,Yukio Katori,Toshimitsu Kobayashi
: There have been no useful criteria for initial plug size selection protocol for the treatment of intractable patulous Eustachian tube (PET).
Novel de novo interstitial deletion in 2q36.1q36.3 causes syndromic hearing loss and further delineation of the 2q36 deletion syndrome
14-08-2019 – Jing Guan,Linwei Yin,Hongyang Wang,Guohui Chen,Cui Zhao,Dayong Wang,Qiu-Ju Wang
Deletions of the interstitial 2q36 are uncommon and associated with varying phenotypes. However, the list of currently known phenotypes is still far complete for an understanding of the interstitial 2q36 deletion syndrome characteristics.
The value of drug-induced sleep computed tomography in diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: a pilot study
03-08-2019 – Xiaoman Zhang,Ning Lv,Xin Li,Shasha Sun,Jianfeng Li,Huiming Yang,Zhaoyan Yu,Haibo Wang
Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is a public health problem that affects a large amount of people. Surgery sometimes is considered a better treatment modality that does not require the use of a device such as CPAP.
Primary temporal bone chondrosarcoma: experience with 10 cases
03-08-2019 – Kun Zhang,Peng Qu,Endong Zhang,Chunfu Dai,Yilai Shu,Bing Chen
Temporal bone chondrosarcoma (TBC) are uncommon primary temporal bone malignancies, and clinicians lack experience in its diagnosis and treatment. The optimal management of patients with tumor of TBC also remains a topic of debate and controversy.
Management of the N0 neck in patients with laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma
26-07-2019 – Yong Shi,Liang Zhou,Lei Tao,Ming Zhang,Xiao-Ling Chen,Cai Li,Hong-Li Gong
Neck lymph node status is the chief prognostic index in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), yet the management of a clinically negative neck in this setting is still controversial, especially in patients with laryngeal SCC (LSCC).
Comparison of type I tympanoplasty with acellular dermal allograft and cartilage perichondrium
18-07-2019 – Zifei Yang,Xianmin Wu,Xiaoyun Chen,Yideng Huang,Lian Fang,Xiaofei Li,Yue Zhang,Minghui Jia
Acellular dermal allograft (Allo
Derm) and cartilage perichondrium are two common materials used for repair of tympanic membrane perforations (TMPs). To date, comparative evaluations of their efficacy have rarely been reported.
Stapes piston insertion depth and clinical correlations
13-07-2019 – Sang Gil Mun,Evgenia Scheffner,Stephan Müller,Philipp Mittmann,Grit Rademacher,Sven Mutze,Katharina Wilms,Ercan Boga,Hans Björn Gehl,Holger Sudhoff,Ingo Todt
The insertion of the stapes piston within the vestibule provides the physical basis for a successful stapedotomy. An insertion depth of 0.5 mm is recommended to avoid the dislocation of the stapes prosthesis (e.g. sneezing).
Dynamic intracochlear pressure measurement during cochlear implant electrode insertion
13-07-2019 – F. Ordonez,C. Riemann,S. Mueller,H. Sudhoff,I. Todt
Electrode insertion into the cochlea can cause significant pressure changes inside the cochlea with assumed effects on the cochlea’s functionality regarding residual hearing. Model-based intracochlear pressure (ICP) changes were performed statically at the cochlear helix.
Z-palatopharyngoplasty combined with 70-degree endoscopy-assisted coblator partial medial glossectomy on severe obstructive sleep apnea
10-07-2019 – Huaihong Chen,Jiangping Wang,Xiaoxing Huang,Yuanshou Huang,Juan Lu,Xiangping Li
Patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) require safe and effective surgical treatment.
Lateralization of horizontal semicircular canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (HSC-BPPV) with the latency test: a pilot study
10-07-2019 – Alfonso Scarpa,Claudia Cassandro,Federico Maria Gioacchini,Pasquale Viola,Rossella Cuofano,Shaniko Kaleci,Massimo Ralli,Giuseppe Chiarella,Ettore Cassandro
The treatments of horizontal semicircular canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (HSC-BPPV) have low remission rates ranging between 60% and 90%, connected to the difficulty in correctly identifying the affected side of HSC-BPPV.