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Showing PubMed Articles 26–50 of 640 from The Laryngoscope

Margins in Sinonasal Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Predictors, Outcomes, and the Endoscopic Approach.

To identify factors associated with positive margins following surgical management of sinonasal squamous cell carcinoma (SNSCC), especially with regard to endoscopic treatment.

Lack of additive benefit of oral steroids on short-term postoperative outcomes in nasal polyposis.

There is a lack of evidence concerning the efficacy of oral corticosteroids (OCS) as a postoperative treatment for patients with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps (CRSwNP). The objective of our study was to determine the short-term additive benefit of postoperative OCS in CRSwNP patients.

Efficacy and safety of steroid-impregnated implants following sinus surgery: A meta-analysis.

The purpose of this meta-analysis was to discuss the efficacy and safety of bioabsorbable steroid-impregnated implants following endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) for chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) patients.

Reducing Surgical Site Infections During Otolaryngology Surgical Missions.

To determine what measures an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery team might adopt to decrease the incidence of surgical site infection (SSI) on a short-term surgical mission. Despite concerns about safety and efficacy, short-term surgical missions remain the predominant structure for humanitarian surgical care in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). Hospitals in high-income countries strive to improve surgical outcomes through implementation of World Health Organization (WHO) safe surgery guidelines. ...

Association of insurance type with time course of care in head and neck cancer management.

To determine differences in time course of care based on major insurance types for patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC).

Diffusion Kurtosis Imaging and Intravoxel Incoherent Motion in Differentiating Nasal Malignancies.

To evaluate the usefulness of diffusion kurtosis imaging (DKI) and intravoxel incoherent motion (IVIM) in the differentiation of sinonasal malignant tumors (SNMTs) with different histological types.

Patient values regarding overlapping surgery: Identification of distinct patient subgroups.

To explore patient values associated with their comfort level with surgical trainees and attending surgeon absence from the operating room.

Clinical predictors of descending necrotizing mediastinitis after deep neck infections.

To identify the clinical predictors of descending necrotizing mediastinitis (DNM) secondary to deep neck infections (DNIs) before treatment.

Efficacy of pentoxifylline-tocopherol-clodronate in mandibular osteoradionecrosis.

PENTOCLO treatment, associating pentoxifylline, tocopherol, and clodronate, resolves radiation-induced fibrosis. The main aim of the present study was to prospectively assess efficacy in mandibular osteoradionecrosis (ORN).

Predictors of eustachian tube dysfunction improvement and normalization after endoscopic sinus surgery.

Studies have demonstrated improvement in Eustachian tube dysfunction (ETD) symptomatology after functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS); however, factors associated with ETD symptom alteration have not been elucidated. This study evaluated factors associated with improvement and normalization of ETD symptoms after FESS.

Positional Awake Endoscopy Versus DISE in Assessment of OSA: A Comparative Study.

To compare awake endoscopy with Müller's maneuver (MM) during both sitting and supine positions, with drug-induced sleep endoscopy (DISE) as regard determination of different levels, patterns, and degrees of collapse of the upper airway in adult patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

Reporting of Clinical Trial Interventions Published in Leading Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Journals.

Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) play a crucial role in advancing patient care within otolaryngology-head and neck surgery (OTL-HNS), yet studies have shown the reporting of these trials needs improvement. Here, we evaluate the completeness of intervention reporting of RCTs in OTL-HNS and evaluate whether the publication of the Template for Intervention Description and Replication (TIDieR) checklist has influenced intervention reporting.

Risk of thyroid cancer after therapeutic irradiation in adult patients: An Age-Based surveillance, epidemiology, and end results analysis.

One risk of radiation therapy exposure (XRTe) is second primary thyroid cancer (SPTC). Previous reports examined this in children, but no population-based studies have explored XRTe and SPTC across all ages or stratified by histological subtypes.

Self-reported mini olfactory questionnaire (Self-MOQ): A simple and useful measurement for the screening of olfactory dysfunction.

Olfactory dysfunction is a common problem. However, too little attention has been paid to questionnaires used to evaluate quantitative olfactory dysfunction. Therefore, the current study aimed to develop a simple self-reported Mini Olfactory Questionnaire (Self-MOQ) for the screening of quantitative olfactory dysfunction in clinical practice.

Tracheostomy in bilateral neck dissection: Comparison of three tracheostomy scoring systems.

To evaluate whether elective tracheostomy is justified after tumor resection and bilateral neck dissection (ND) and whether application of tracheostomy scoring systems is reliable for planning of postoperative airway management.

Tonsillar surface swab bacterial culture results differ from those of the tonsillar core in recurrent tonsillitis.

We aimed to determine whether there was a difference between core and surface bacteriology of Finnish adults with recurrent or chronic tonsillitis to understand whether a surface swab is worthwhile and which bacteria are involved.

Clinician adherence to the clinical practice guideline: Acute otitis externa.

Over 10 years have passed since the Clinical Practice Guideline: Acute Otitis Externa (CPG-AOE) was first published, and it has been several years since its update. We sought to assess clinicians' adherence as well as referral patterns.

Management of a laryngeal venous malformation with Nd:YAG laser and bleomycin sclerotherapy.

Literature describing neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Nd:YAG) photocoagulation and sclerotherapy for laryngeal venous malformations (VMs) is sparse. Here we present a case in which an extensive laryngeal VM in a 28-year-old female was managed through a combination of four serial Nd:YAG laser photocoagulation sessions and four bleomycin injections over the course of 2 years. The treatment plan resulted in resulted in noticeable lesion ablation, mucosalization, and significant improvement in symptoms. To...

Long-term audiologic outcomes after cochlear implantation for single-sided deafness.

To evaluate the long-term audiometric outcomes, sound localization abilities, binaural benefits, and tinnitus assessment of subjects with cochlear implant (CI) after a diagnosis of unilateral severe-to-profound hearing loss.

Occupational exposure of oropharyngeal human papillomavirus amongst otolaryngologists.

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a DNA virus that causes cancer in multiple sites. Although sexual activity is the primary means of oropharyngeal HPV acquisition, studies suggest HPV transmission through occupational exposure from medical instruments and surgical fumes. We assess if aerosolization of HPV16 DNA via electrocautery places otolaryngologists at risk for exposure.

Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency and menière's disease: Interventional versus medical therapy.

To evaluate the incidence of chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency in Menière's disease patients and the effect of bilateral percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of the jugular/azygos veins compared to medical therapy.

In Reference to A 10-Year Study of the Etiopathogenesis of Cysts With a Study of Seromucinous Glands in Vocal Folds.

Predictors of Mortality in HPV-Associated Oropharynx Carcinoma Treated With Surgery Alone.

Survival outcomes for human papillomavirus-associated oropharynx squamous cell carcinoma (HPV + OPSCC) treated with surgery alone are unclear. To increase understanding, we assessed overall survival (OS) outcomes using the national cancer database (NCDB).

Sulcus vocalis: Results of excision without reconstruction.

Sulcus is an epithelial invagination of the membranous vocal fold. Its phonatory effects are usually attributed to fibrosis, thinning, and/or the absence of the superficial lamina propria (SLP). Surgical treatment is typically focused on reconstruction of the SLP. The purpose of this study is to assess the effects of excision without SLP reconstruction or replacement.

A novel tablet-based approach for hearing screening of the pediatric population, 516-patient study.

Assess a tablet hearing game as a screening instrument for pediatric hearing loss.

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