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We aimed to verify the usefulness of our proposed nasal symptom questionnaire (NSQ) scoring system and to determine predictors linked to the improvement in nasal symptoms in chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) patients undergoing endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS).
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Name: ORL; journal for oto-rhino-laryngology and its related specialties
Several serum based-markers and ratios have been investigated for their prognostic value in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC). This cohort study aimed to combine these into a novel prognostic sc...
The aim of this study is to analysis the correlation between nasal and eye symptom and psychological status in patients with allergic rhinitis, in order to provide a basis for improving the mental hea...
Retained placenta (RP) is an obstetric complication of third stage of labour. We aimed to evaluate risk factors for RP and to propose a scoring system in order to predict this potentially fatal disord...
Integrating additional prognostic factors into the tumor, lymph node, metastasis staging system improves the relative stratification of cancer patients and enhances the accuracy in planning their trea...
Nasal obstruction is a highly subjective and commonly reported symptom. The internal nasal valve (INV) is the rate limiting step to nasal airflow. A static INV grading score was devised with regard to...
Several risk assessment scoring systems have been proposed to assess the therapeutic response and predict long term prognosis in ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA)-treated primary biliary cholang...
Develop a new scoring system for HCC patients with tumor rupture.
Apgar scoring system has been widely used for the evaluation of the infant's postnatal condition. As conventional Apgar scoring system is affected by gestational age and resuscitative effo...
This study seeks to document differences in nasal irritant sensitivity within the population. The investigators are interested in knowing whether age, gender, and allergy status (nasal al...
Previous studies have demonstrated that the eosinophilic inflammation of nasal mucosa is associated with the uncontrolled condition of chronic rhinosinusitis after surgery. However, the de...
A self-administered version of the Primary Care Evaluation of Mental Disorders (PRIME-MD), a diagnostic tool containing modules on multiple mental health disorders including anxiety, alcohol, eating, and somatoform modules. The Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) is designed specifically for mood/depression scoring each of the 9 DSM-IV criteria based on the mood module from the original PRIME-MD. The Generalized Anxiety Disorder scale (GAD-7) scores 7 common anxiety symptoms.
Self report questionnaire which yields 16 scores on personality traits, such as reserved vs. outgoing, humble vs. assertive, etc.
Fluid obtained by irrigation or washout of the nasal cavity and NASAL MUCOSA. The resulting fluid is used in cytologic and immunologic assays of the nasal mucosa such as with the NASAL PROVOCATION TEST in the diagnosis of nasal hypersensitivity.
The proximal portion of the respiratory passages on either side of the NASAL SEPTUM. Nasal cavities, extending from the nares to the NASOPHARYNX, are lined with ciliated NASAL MUCOSA.
Application of allergens to the nasal mucosa. Interpretation includes observation of nasal symptoms, rhinoscopy, and rhinomanometry. Nasal provocation tests are used in the diagnosis of nasal hypersensitivity, including RHINITIS, ALLERGIC, SEASONAL.
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...