American Journal of Otolaryngology
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#1Jessie Marcet-Gonzalez (Boston Children's Hospital)
#2Geran Barton (Boston Children's Hospital)H-Index: 1
Last. Elton M. Lambert (BCM: Baylor College of Medicine)H-Index: 1
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Abstract Objective Sialorrhea and tracheal secretions can be present in patients with a tracheostomy. The current study seeks to survey the severity of sialorrhea and tracheal secretions in infants and toddlers with a tracheostomy, and to correlate this severity with quality of life. Methods Prospective cross-sectional survey pilot study: 26 patients (ages 0.33 years – 4.09 years) were given the Infant/Toddler Quality of Life Questionnaire Short Form 47, the Drooling Impact Scale and assessed fo...
#1Valentinos Sofokleous (UoA: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)H-Index: 1
#2Pavlos Maragoudakis (UoA: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)H-Index: 6
Last. Evangelos Giotakis (UoA: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)H-Index: 4
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Abstract Background Surgical excision represents the unequivocal treatment modality for symptomatic paranasal sinus osteomas. However, the optimal surgical approach and the extent of the surgery, as well as the management stance in the case of an asymptomatic tumor, remain controversial. Methods The MeSH terms ‘Osteoma’, ‘Nasal Cavity’, and ‘Paranasal Sinuses’ were used to retrieve articles concerning the management of paranasal sinus osteomas that were published in the last 30 years, the vast m...
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#1Erdem Mengi (Pamukkale University)H-Index: 2
#2Cüneyt Orhan Kara (Pamukkale University)H-Index: 14
Last. Ferda Bir (Pamukkale University)H-Index: 12
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Abstract Purpose To determine the prevalence of oropharyngeal high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) in patients undergoing tonsillectomy by detection of high-risk HPV in tonsil tissues using the in situ hybridization (ISH) technique. Materials and methods The patients who underwent tonsillectomy between 2014 and 2018 were examined retrospectively. The pediatric cases and patients who underwent tonsillectomy due to malignancy were excluded. The study included 270 adult cases selected by age and ge...
Abstract Objectives Evaluate the rate of complications, readmissions, emergency department presentations, and surgical success rates amongst three standard surgical treatment options for obstructive sleep apnea: upper airway stimulation, transoral robotic surgery, and expansion sphincter pharyngoplasty. Study design Retrospective cohort. Setting Tertiary care center. Methods Patients were included who were aged ≥18 years old and underwent upper airway stimulation, transoral robotic surgery, or e...
Purpose To determine the occurrence of olfactory and gustatory disruptions in COVID-19 patients, their association with demographic and clinical features and prognosis Material and methods This observational cohort study involved consecutively diagnosed COVID-19 patients tested between March the 3rd 2020 and March the 24th 2020, in a geographically defined cohort area All COVID-19 patients were evaluated in a University Hospital The primary outcome of interest is the prevalence of smell and tast...
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#1Pietro De Luca (UNISA: University of Salerno)H-Index: 3
#2Alfonso Scarpa (UNISA: University of Salerno)H-Index: 8
Last. Pasquale
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Introduction Current clinical evidences do not support any specific treatment against SARS-CoV-2 Chloroquine (CQ) and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) are typically used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus and malaria;they have been considered for off-label and compassionate use in several countries against moderate to severe cases of COVID-19 and there's actually a massive demand of these two drugs The aim of this paper is to briefly review the published literature, s...
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#1Brian KellermeyerH-Index: 4
#2Erica Haught (WVU: West Virginia University)H-Index: 1
Last. Stephen J. WetmoreH-Index: 18
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Abstract Objective (1) Describe the presenting symptoms and tumor characteristics of patients who are diagnosed with a vestibular schwannoma (VS) with normal hearing or symmetric hearing loss, and (2) report the prospective growth and treatment of each tumor. Methods This is a retrospective cohort study of acoustic neuroma patients who were found to have a VS and normal or symmetric hearing loss at a single tertiary care academic center from 1999 to 2012. Medical records were reviewed collecting...
#1Jaime A. Aponte-Ortiz (UPR: University of Puerto Rico)
#2Alexandra J. Greenberg-Worisek (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 4
Last. Jeffrey R. Janus (Mayo Clinic)H-Index: 11
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Abstract Purpose To compare clinical, surgical, and cost outcomes in patients undergoing head and neck free-flap reconstructive surgery in the setting of postoperative intensive care unit (ICU) against general floor management. Methods Retrospective analysis of head and neck free-flap reconstructive surgery patients at a single tertiary academic medical center. Clinical data was obtained from medical records. Cost data was obtained via the Mayo Clinic Rochester Cost Data Warehouse, which assigns...
#1Zhen Yu (Capital Medical University)H-Index: 1
#2Jun Wang (Capital Medical University)H-Index: 6
Last. Lei Yu (Capital Medical University)H-Index: 6
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Abstract Background Tracheobronchial stent placement for malignant airway strictures has been proved to improve respiratory function, but experience for benign tracheobronchial stenoses is limited. The purpose of our study is to investigate the efficacy of covered expandable metallic stents, inserted through a suspension laryngoscope, treating tracheal stenosis following intubation or tracheostomy. Methods From 2010 to 2018, 67 adult patients with the benign tracheal stenosis, underwent stent pl...
#1Douglas J. Totten (Vandy: Vanderbilt University)H-Index: 4
#2Nauman F. Manzoor (VUMC: Vanderbilt University Medical Center)H-Index: 1
Last. David S. Haynes (VUMC: Vanderbilt University Medical Center)H-Index: 34
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Abstract Purpose Intralabyrinthine schwannomas (ILS) are rare, benign, slow-growing tumors arising from schwann cells of the cochlear or vestibular nerves within the bony labyrinth. This study provides insight into the management of this rare tumor through a large case series. Materials and methods After Institutional Review Board approval, a retrospective chart review was performed of all ILS patients treated at our institution between 2007 and 2019. Results 20 patients (9 male, 11 female) with...
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