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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29774762/quality-readability-and-trends-for-websites-on-ankyloglossia
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Nicole Leigh Aaronson, Johnathan Edward Castaño, Jeffrey P Simons, Noel Jabbour
OBJECTIVE: This study evaluates the quality and readability of websites on ankyloglossia, tongue tie, and frenulectomy. METHODS: Google was queried with six search terms: tongue tie, tongue tie and breastfeeding, tongue tie and frenulectomy, ankyloglossia, ankyloglossia and breastfeeding, and ankyloglossia and frenulectomy. Website quality was assessed using the DISCERN instrument. Readability was evaluated using the Flesch-Kincaid Reading Grade Level, Flesch Reading Ease Score, and Fry readability formula...
May 1, 2018: Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29766740/factors-predictive-of-postoperative-acute-respiratory-failure-following-inpatient-sinus-surgery
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Brittany N Burton, Sapideh Gilani, Matthew W Swisher, Richard D Urman, Ulrich H Schmidt, Rodney A Gabriel
OBJECTIVE: The impact of perioperative risk factors on outcomes following outpatient sinus surgery is well defined; however, risk factors and outcomes following inpatient surgery remain poorly understood. We aimed to define risk factors of postoperative acute respiratory failure following inpatient sinus surgery. METHODS: Utilizing data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample Database from the years 2010 to 2014, we identified patients (≥18 years of age) with an Internal Classification of Disease, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) procedure code of sinus surgery...
May 1, 2018: Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29766739/lingual-thyroid-carcinoma-a-case-report-and-review-of-surgical-approaches-in-the-literature
#3
William Stokes, Eric Interval, Rusha Patel
INTRODUCTION: Lingual thyroid cancer is a rare entity with a paucity of literature guiding methods of surgical treatment. Its location presents anatomic challenges with access and excision. OBJECTIVE: We present a case of T4aN1b classical variant papillary thyroid carcinoma of the lingual thyroid that was removed without pharyngeal entry. We also present a review of the literature of this rare entity and propose a treatment algorithm to provide safe and oncologic outcomes...
May 1, 2018: Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29756480/tracheoesophageal-prosthesis-use-is-associated-with-improved-overall-quality-of-life-in-veterans-with-laryngeal-cancer
#4
Ramya S Patel, Tiffany Mohr, Christine Hartman, Carol Stach, Andrew G Sikora, Jose P Zevallos, Vlad C Sandulache
OBJECTIVES: Veterans have an increased risk of laryngeal cancer, yet their oncologic and functional outcomes remain understudied. We sought to determine the longitudinal impact of tracheoesophageal puncture and voice prosthesis on quality-of-life measures in veterans following total laryngectomy (TL). METHODS: We performed a cross-sectional analysis of TL patients (n = 68) treated at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center using the Voice Handicap Index (VHI), MD Anderson Dysphagia Index (MDADI), and University of Washington Quality of Life Index (UW-QOL)...
May 1, 2018: Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29732909/treatment-of-patients-with-benign-paroxysmal-positional-vertigo-and-severe-immobility-using-the-particle-repositioning-chair-a-retrospective-cohort-study
#5
Alexander L Luryi, Juliana Lawrence, Michael LaRouere, Seilesh Babu, Dennis I Bojrab, John Zappia, Eric W Sargent, Christopher A Schutt
OBJECTIVE: To report treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) in patients unable to undergo traditional canalith repositioning maneuvers (CRMs) using a particle repositioning chair (PRC). METHODS: A retrospective chart review was conducted at a single high-volume otology practice of patients diagnosed with BPPV from 2007 to 2017 with immobility prohibiting use of traditional CRMs. Patients were diagnosed and treated using a PRC, and outcome measures including resolution, recurrence, and number of treatment visits were recorded...
May 1, 2018: Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29732908/airway-anomalies-in-patients-with-22q11-2-deletion-syndrome-a-5-year-review
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Joel W Jones, Meghan Tracy, Mollie Perryman, Jill M Arganbright
OBJECTIVES: To characterize the frequency of airway anomalies in patients with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q11DS). METHODS: Retrospective review of patients with 22q11DS who had undergone microlaryngoscopy/bronchoscopy (MLB) for aerodigestive symptoms at a tertiary care children's hospital from 2011 to 2016. RESULTS: Thirty patients underwent an MLB due to the following indications: aspiration (11), stridor (10), chronic respiratory failure due to ventilator dependence (8), and difficult intubation (1)...
May 1, 2018: Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29717656/delayed-recovery-in-pediatric-sudden-sensorineural-hearing-loss-predicted-via-magnetic-resonance-imaging
#7
Xuan Wu, Hongyan Jiang, Lanying Wen, Ling Zong, Kaitian Chen
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the potential origins via magnetic resonance imaging and the relevant hearing recovery course of pediatric sudden sensorineural hearing loss. METHODS: We retrospectively analyzed data of 25 pediatric patients from our center with sudden sensorineural hearing loss from January 2011 to December 2016. All individuals were closely followed up at baseline and 1 and 6 months. RESULTS: Magnetic resonance imaging identified presumed causes in 9 cases, 5 of which showed intralabyrinthine hyperintensity, suggesting presumptive intralabyrinthine hemorrhage...
April 1, 2018: Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29717655/hypoxia-inducible-factor-1%C3%AE-hif-1%C3%AE-expression-on-endothelial-cells-in-juvenile-nasopharyngeal-angiofibroma-a-review-of-70-cases-and-tissue-microarray-analysis
#8
Xiaole Song, Chenhe Yang, Huankang Zhang, Jingjing Wang, Xicai Sun, Li Hu, Zhuofu Liu, Dehui Wang
OBJECTIVE: To examine the expression of hypoxia-inducible factor-1α (HIF-1α) and its related molecules (cellular repressor of E1A-stimulated genes [CREG], osteopontin [OPN], proto-oncogene tyrosine-protein kinase Src [c-Src], and vascular endothelial growth factor [VEGF]) in juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma (JNA) and explore the correlation between clinical prognosis and HIF-1α expression. METHODS: The study performed a retrospective review of the clinical records of patients with JNA treated between 2003 and 2007...
April 1, 2018: Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29717653/double-carina-a-novel-tracheo-bronchial-anomaly-found-during-a-pediatric-airway-evaluation
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Nicholas R Mildenhall, Eileen M Raynor
OBJECTIVES: To present a novel pediatric airway anomaly encountered on direct laryngoscopy and bronchoscopy, further characterized with computed tomography imaging of the chest. STUDY DESIGN: Case report and literature review. METHODS: Review of the clinical presentation, operative findings, and imaging findings of an infant who presented with respiratory distress in the setting of multiple congenital abnormalities. A brief literature review supplements the case presentation...
April 1, 2018: Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29707958/comparing-upper-airway-stimulation-to-expansion-sphincter-pharyngoplasty-a-single-university-experience
#10
Colin Huntley, David W Chou, Karl Doghramji, Maurits Boon
INTRODUCTION: Expansion sphincter pharyngoplasty (ESP) is a surgical option for patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Upper airway stimulation (UAS) is an alternative that has shown success in initial outcomes studies. We compare outcomes of a cohort of patients undergoing UAS to ESP. METHODS: We compared demographic and polysomnographic data of the UAS to ESP cohorts. We also calculated the proportion of patients achieving surgical success. RESULTS: The ESP cohort consisted of 33 patients...
April 1, 2018: Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29649894/use-of-neural-response-telemetry-for-pediatric-cochlear-implants-current-practice
#11
Galit Almosnino, Samantha Anne, Seth R Schwartz
OBJECTIVES: Evaluate usage trends of neural response telemetry (NRT) in cochlear implant centers across the nation and assess reported benefits of intraoperative NRT for pediatric cochlear implant recipients. STUDY DESIGN: Survey. STUDY PARTICIPANTS: All US cochlear implant centers (n = 110). METHODS: A 15-question multiple-choice survey was distributed electronically to all centers. The survey captured demographic information of all centers, practice patterns surrounding the use of NRT, and the extent to which intraoperative NRT is of benefit...
April 1, 2018: Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29776326/validity-of-the-hum-test-a-simple-and-reliable-alternative-to-the-weber-test
#12
Omar H Ahmed, Sara C Gallant, Ryan Ruiz, Binhuan Wang, William H Shapiro, Erich P Voigt
OBJECTIVES: To compare the diagnostic performance of the Hum Test against the Weber Test using pure tone audiometry (PTA) as the "gold standard" comparator. METHODS: 29 participants with normal hearing of ages 18 to 35 without any history of hearing abnormalities or otologic conditions were enrolled. Subjects underwent three tests (Hum Test, Weber Test, and PTA) across two conditions: with an ear plug in one ear (side randomized) and without ear plugs...
June 2018: Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29776324/intraoperative-cryoanalgesia-for-reducing-post-tonsillectomy-pain-a-systemic-review
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Blake S Raggio, Blair M Barton, Maria C Grant, Edward D McCoul
OBJECTIVE: Summarize the effectiveness of intraoperative cryoanalgesia in the management of postoperative pain among patients undergoing palatine tonsillectomy. METHODS: A systematic review of PubMED, MEDLINE, EMBASE, Google Scholar, and Cochrane trial registries was performed through January 2017 using the PRISMA standards. We included English-language randomized controlled trials evaluating patients of all age groups with benign pathology who underwent tonsillectomy with cryoanalgesia versus without...
June 2018: Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29776323/low-frequency-sensorineural-hearing-loss-in-familial-hemophagocytic-lymphohistiocytosis-type-5
#14
Aren Bezdjian, Hanneke Bruijnzeel, Julia Pagel, Sam J Daniel, Hans G X M Thomeer
INTRODUCTION: Familial hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (FHL) is an autosomal recessive disease affecting the cytotoxic pathway. Due to the recent advances in molecular diagnosis, immuno-chemo therapy, and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation treatment, FHL survival rates have drastically increased. CASE PRESENTATION: Herein, we describe a case of FHL type 5 presenting with low-frequency sensorineural hearing loss. Alongside our reported case, 6 additional patients were identified in the literature...
June 2018: Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29667492/dr-bobby-r-alford-may-30-1932-february-20-2018
#15
Donald T Donovan
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May 2018: Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29667491/optimization-of-3d-print-material-for-the-recreation-of-patient-specific-temporal-bone-models
#16
Max Haffner, Austin Quinn, Tsung-Yen Hsieh, E Bradley Strong, Toby Steele
OBJECTIVE: Identify the 3D printed material that most accurately recreates the visual, tactile, and kinesthetic properties of human temporal bone Subjects and Methods: Fifteen study participants with an average of 3.6 years of postgraduate training and 56.5 temporal bone (TB) procedures participated. Each participant performed a mastoidectomy on human cadaveric TB and five 3D printed TBs of different materials. After drilling each unique material, participants completed surveys to assess each model's appearance and physical likeness on a Likert scale from 0 to 10 (0 = poorly representative, 10 = completely life-like)...
May 2018: Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29546771/newly-diagnosed-meniere-s-disease-clinical-course-with-initiation-of-noninvasive-treatment-including-an-accounting-of-vestibular-migraine
#17
Firas Sbeih, Florian Christov, Michael B Gluth
OBJECTIVE: To describe the course of Meniere's disease with noninvasive treatment during the first few years after initial diagnosis. METHODS: A retrospective review of consecutive patients with newly diagnosed definite Meniere's disease between 2013 and 2016 and a minimum follow-up of 1 year. Patients received a written plan for low sodium, water therapy, and treatment with a diuretic and/or betahistine. Subjects were screened and treated for vestibular migraine as needed...
May 2018: Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29519134/high-density-otologic-camps-in-regions-of-sparse-expertise
#18
COMPARATIVE STUDY
Bizuayehu Girma, Asnake Bitew, Nega Kiros, Miriam Redleaf
Aims/Purpose: When 2 models of otologic surgery instruction in Ethiopia are compared, high-density otologic surgery campaigns are more effective for accelerated skills transfer in areas of sparse expertise than the standard outpatient clinic/OR model. METHODS: A continuously operating otolaryngology/head and neck surgery department in a large public hospital is compared with a nonprofit specialty hospital where outpatients are selected for weeklong surgical campaigns. The number and variety of otologic visits and operations in each setting, presence of expert supervision, and resident-trainees' surgical progress were tallied...
May 2018: Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29519133/effect-of-fentanyl-nasal-packing-treatment-on-patients-with-acute-postoperative-pain-after-nasal-operation-a-randomized-double-blind-controlled-trial
#19
RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Kwan-Sub Kim, Nam-Kyung Yeo, Seong-Su Kim, Woong-Sub Park, Su-Hyun Kwak, Sang-Hyeon Cho, Gyu-Wan Sung, Hae-Sook Kim, Sang-Wook Yi, Hae Jun Cho
PURPOSE: Nasal packing is an option for bleeding control after endoscopic sinus surgery and septoplasty. Although new packing materials have been developed, patients still suffer from pain and require additional analgesics treatments. In this study, a prospective, randomized, and double-blind controlled trial was designed to evaluate the effect of fentanyl-soaked packing on pain after endoscopic sinus surgery and septoplasty. METHODS: One hundred fifty-two patients who underwent nasal surgeries due to chronic rhinosinusitis or nasal septal deviation were enrolled in this study...
May 2018: Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29502435/ossicular-chain-reconstruction-in-a-developing-country
#20
Es-Hak Bedri, Miriam Redleaf
OBJECTIVES: In Ethiopia, 2-stage operations with middle ear prostheses are economically unfavorable. We hypothesized that single-stage autologous ossiculoplasty results in acceptable tympanic membrane (TM) and hearing improvements in a setting of limited resources. METHODS: One hundred eighty-eight patients (197 ears) who underwent 1-stage autologous ossiculoplasty for ossicular dysfunction are presented. All but 14 of these ears also had perforations of the TM...
May 2018: Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology
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