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We aim to propose a new protocol for olfaction rehabilitation after total laryngectomy based on training of sensory perception levels using the Nasal Airflow-Inducing Maneuver.
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Name: European archives of oto-rhino-laryngology : official journal of the European Federation of Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Societies (EUFOS) : affiliated with the German Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Protection of suture line of neopharynx after a laryngectomy or near total laryngectomy with vascularized tissues is of utmost importance in preventing a wound related complication.
Studies over a 40 year period have reported inadequate education and counseling for persons with laryngectomy; however, several long-term trends, including centralization of laryngectomy surgeries i...
The temporal lobe plays an important role in the perception of odors. Another important anatomical structure involved in the perception of smell is the olfactory bulb. The relationship between olfacto...
The human sense of smell constitutes the main part of flavor perception. Typically, patients with loss of olfactory function complain of diminished perception during eating and drinking. However, some...
To investigate the effectiveness of a guided self-help exercise program on swallowing, speech, and shoulder problems in patients treated with total laryngectomy (TL).
During the past three decades, researchers have paid particular attention to the study of olfactory disorders in depression. Recent studies have shown that depression is characterized by a...
Patients undergoing total laryngectomy are at high risk for 30-day unplanned readmission. Many of these readmissions are related to stomal care, and it is thought that the readmissions cou...
The study aimed to determine the emotional reactivity of depressed patients to visual and olfactory stimuli in comparison with healthy volunteers.
Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Vocal Rehabilitation With Strengthened Tracheoesophageal Voice Implant Prosthesis Versus Standard Voice Prosthesis in Case of Repeated Intra-prosthetic Leakage After Total Laryngectomy
The purpose of this study is to determine the cost-effectiveness of vocal rehabilitation with reinforced inter-tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis versus standard voice prosthesis in case o...
This study is being conducted at Healthcare Global Enterprises Ltd to evaluate the role of a novel Tracheo-Esophageal voice Prosthesis for total laryngectomy +/- partial pharyngectomy pati...
The process by which the nature and meaning of olfactory stimuli, such as odors, are recognized and interpreted by the brain.
Total or partial excision of the larynx.
Set of nerve fibers conducting impulses from olfactory receptors to the cerebral cortex. It includes the OLFACTORY NERVE; OLFACTORY BULB; olfactory tract, olfactory tubercle, anterior perforated substance, and olfactory cortex. The term rhinencephalon is restricted to structures in the CNS receiving fibers from the olfactory bulb.
The 1st cranial nerve. The olfactory nerve conveys the sense of smell. It is formed by the axons of OLFACTORY RECEPTOR NEURONS which project from the olfactory epithelium (in the nasal epithelium) to the OLFACTORY BULB.
Ovoid body resting on the cribriform plate of the ethmoid bone where the olfactory nerve terminates. The olfactory bulb contains several types of nerve cells including the mitral cells, on whose dendrites the olfactory nerve synapses, forming the olfactory glomeruli. The accessory olfactory bulb, which receives the projection from the VOMERONASAL ORGAN via the vomeronasal nerve, is also included here.