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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29889306/ph-neutralizing-esophageal-irrigations-as-a-novel-mitigation-strategy-for-button-battery-injury
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Rachel R Anfang, Kris R Jatana, Rebecca L Linn, Keith Rhoades, Jared Fry, Ian N Jacobs
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: Ingestion of button batteries (BB) can rapidly lead to caustic esophageal injury in infants and children, resulting in significant morbidity and mortality. To identify novel mitigation strategies, we tested common weakly acidic household beverages, viscous liquids, and Carafate® for their ability to act as protective esophageal irrigations until endoscopic removal of the BB. STUDY DESIGN: Cadaveric and live animal model. METHODS: Apple juice, orange juice, Gatorade®, POWERADE®, pure honey, pure maple syrup, and Carafate® were screened using a 3 V lithium (3 V-CR2032) BB on cadaveric porcine esophagus...
June 11, 2018: Laryngoscope
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29756407/a-prospective-study-for-treatment-of-nasal-valve-collapse-due-to-lateral-wall-insufficiency-outcomes-using-a-bioabsorbable-implant
#2
Pablo Stolovitzky, Douglas M Sidle, Randall A Ow, Nathan E Nachlas, Sam P Most
OBJECTIVE: To examine 6-month outcomes for treatment of lateral nasal wall insufficiency with a bioabsorbable implant. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective, multicenter, nonrandomized, single-blinded study. METHODS: One hundred and one patients with severe-to-extreme class of Nasal Obstruction Symptom Evaluation (NOSE) scores were enrolled at 14 U.S. clinics (September 2016-March 2017). Patients were treated with a bioabsorbable implant designed to support lateral wall, with or without concurrent septoplasty and/or turbinate reduction procedure(s)...
May 14, 2018: Laryngoscope
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29756393/opioid-prescribing-practices-in-patients-undergoing-surgery-for-oral-cavity-cancer
#3
John Pang, Kathryn R Tringale, Viridiana J Tapia, Bharat A Panuganti, Jesse R Qualliotine, Aria Jafari, Sunny J Haft, Lawrence S Friedman, Timothy Furnish, Kevin T Brumund, Joseph A Califano, Charles S Coffey
OBJECTIVES: Opioids have been overprescribed after general and orthopedic surgeries, but prescribing patterns have not been reported for head and neck surgery. The objectives of this retrospective review are to describe postoperative opioid prescriptions after oral cancer surgery and determine which patients receive higher amounts. METHODS: A single institution retrospective review was performed for 81 adults with oral cavity tumors undergoing surgery. Opioid prescriptions upon discharge were reported in daily oral morphine equivalents (OME)...
May 14, 2018: Laryngoscope
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29756382/treatment-delays-in-laryngeal-squamous-cell-carcinoma-a-national-cancer-database-analysis
#4
Elliot Morse, Rance J T Fujiwara, Benjamin Judson, Saral Mehra
OBJECTIVE: To characterize treatment delays in laryngeal cancer and associate delays with patient, tumor, and treatment factors and with overall survival. METHODS: We identified 33,819 adults with laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma (LSCC) in the National Cancer Database from 2004 to 2013. We calculated durations of diagnosis-to-treatment initiation, surgery-to-adjuvant treatment, radiotherapy duration, total treatment package, and diagnosis-to-treatment end intervals...
May 14, 2018: Laryngoscope
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29756352/outcomes-after-cricotracheal-resection-for-idiopathic-subglottic-stenosis
#5
Patrick S Carpenter, Jenny L Pierce, Marshall E Smith
OBJECTIVES: Idiopathic subglottic stenosis (iSGS) is a rare disease in which patients develop airway narrowing and dyspnea from relapsing subglottic and tracheal granulation and scar tissue that narrows the airway. Definitive management has involved surgical resection and reconstruction of the subglottis and trachea. However, treatment options remain highly variable at different institutions. Here, we present our outcomes and experience after cricotracheal resection (CTR) for iSGS at a high-volume tertiary care center...
May 14, 2018: Laryngoscope
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29756350/selective-parathyroid-venous-sampling-in-primary-hyperparathyroidism-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
#6
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Kareem Ibraheem, Eman A Toraih, Antoine B Haddad, Mahmoud Farag, Gregory W Randolph, Emad Kandil
OBJECTIVE: Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy requires accurate preoperative localization techniques. There is considerable controversy about the effectiveness of selective parathyroid venous sampling (sPVS) in primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) patients. The aim of this meta-analysis is to examine the diagnostic accuracy of sPVS as a preoperative localization modality in PHPT. METHODS: Studies evaluating the diagnostic accuracy of sPVS for PHPT were electronically searched in the PubMed, EMBASE, Web of Science, and Cochrane Controlled Trials Register databases...
May 14, 2018: Laryngoscope
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29756346/evaluation-and-treatment-of-pulsatile-tinnitus-associated-with-sigmoid-sinus-wall-anomalies
#7
David J Eisenman, Prashant Raghavan, Ronna Hertzano, Robert Morales
OBJECTIVE: Describe clinical and radiographic features of sigmoid sinus wall anomalies (SSWA) associated with pulsatile tinnitus (PT) and determine factors predictive of response to surgery. METHODS: Preoperative diagnostic imaging and treatment response were reviewed after surgical repair of 40 ears among 38 consecutive patients presenting with PT associated with SSWA who underwent transtemporal sinus wall reconstruction. RESULTS: Twenty-three ears had isolated sigmoid sinus dehiscence, and 17 had diverticulum...
May 14, 2018: Laryngoscope
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29756342/safety-of-preoperative-ibuprofen-in-pediatric-tonsillectomy
#8
Alexander Michael, Farrel J Buchinsky, Glenn Isaacson
OBJECTIVE: Oral ibuprofen is believed to be safe and effective after pediatric adenotonsillectomy. There has been little study of its use as a preoperative analgesic. We attempt to document its safety in this setting. STUDY DESIGN: Individual case control study. METHODS: Children who underwent tonsillectomy or adenotonsillectomy from January 2013 to December 2015 did not receive preoperative ibuprofen. Those who underwent tonsillectomy or adenotonsillectomy from January 2016 to December 2017 received oral ibuprofen 7 mg/kg preoperatively...
May 14, 2018: Laryngoscope
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29756330/postoperative-prophylactic-antibiotics-for-facial-fractures-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
#9
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Andy M Habib, Alexander D Wong, Geoffrey C Schreiner, Komal F Satti, Natalie B Riblet, Heather A Johnson, Jacob P Ossoff
OBJECTIVE: Perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis in patients undergoing surgery for maxillofacial fractures is standard practice. However, the use of postoperative antibiotic prophylaxis remains controversial. This systematic review and meta-analysis sought to evaluate the effect of postoperative antibiotic therapy on the incidence of surgical site infection (SSI) in patients with maxillofacial fractures. METHODS: MEDLINE, Embase, and the Cochrane Library were searched from inception through October 2017...
May 14, 2018: Laryngoscope
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29756302/velopharyngeal-dysfunction-from-intranasal-substance-abuse-case-series-and-review-of-literature
#10
Peng You, Linda Chow, Anne Dworschak-Stokan, Murad Husein
OBJECTIVE: Intranasal substance abuse with cocaine or opioids can result in complications involving the midline nasal and oral structures. When the defect involves the velopharyngeal musculature, this leads to velopharyngeal dysfunction (VPD). This article aims to illustrate this clinical entity through a series of four patients and a review of the literature. METHODS: A series of four cases of VPD due to intranasal narcotic use and their management are discussed...
May 14, 2018: Laryngoscope
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29756295/treatment-outcomes-of-patients-with-primary-squamous-cell-carcinoma-of-the-retromolar-trigone
#11
Zain H Rizvi, Jose E Alonso, Edward C Kuan, Maie A St John
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: Squamous cell carcinoma of the retromolar trigone (RMT SCC) is a relatively uncommon primary site for oral cavity malignancy. However, given its proximity to the mandible and buccal mucosa, RMT SCC typically exhibits early invasion and generally presents at an advanced stage. Large-sample studies are needed to assess the epidemiology and clinical outcomes of this tumor. Our aim was to describe the determinants of survival in patients with RMT SCC. STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study...
May 14, 2018: Laryngoscope
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29756290/a-standardized-closed-loop-system-for-monitoring-pediatric-tracheostomy-related-adverse-events
#12
Mallory McKeon, Daphne Munhall, Brian K Walsh, Roger Nuss, Reza Rahbar, Mark Volk, Karen Watters
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: Advancement in neonatal and pediatric intensive care has increased the need for chronic-care interventions, including tracheostomy. It is well established that children with a tracheostomy are at a high risk for adverse events, many of which are preventable. Despite this, there is no standardized method of monitoring tracheostomy-related adverse events (TRAEs). Our objective was to describe and assess a standardized, closed-loop system for monitoring TRAEs. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective Study...
May 14, 2018: Laryngoscope
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29756264/study-design-and-early-result-of-a-phase-i-study-of-sabr-for-early-stage-glottic-cancer
#13
Tosol Yu, Chan Woo Wee, Noorie Choi, Hong-Gyun Wu, Hyun-Cheol Kang, Jong Min Park, Jung-In Kim, Jin Ho Kim, Tack-Kyun Kwon, Eun-Jae Chung
OBJECTIVE: Avoidance of organs at risk has become possible with advances in image-guided volumetric-modulated arc therapy (VMAT) techniques. This study was designed to evaluate the safety and feasibility of stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) for early stage glottic cancer. This report presents the preliminary result of the first and second dose level. METHODS: Fraction size was increased from 3.5 gray (Gy) (total dose 59.5 Gy) to 9 Gy (total dose 45 Gy). Dose-limiting toxicities were defined as grade 3 or higher treatment-related toxicities...
May 14, 2018: Laryngoscope
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29756241/long-term-outcomes-and-prognosis-in-submandibular-gland-malignant-tumors-a-multicenter-study
#14
Davide Lombardi, Remo Accorona, Arnaud Lambert, Giuseppe Mercante, Ruxandra Coropciuc, Alberto Paderno, Davide Lancini, Giuseppe Spriano, Piero Nicolai, Vincent Vander Poorten
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: Submandibular gland tumors (SMGTs) are rare and characterized by heterogeneity in histologic profiles. The aim of the present study was to retrieve data on submandibular gland (SMG) malignancies and identify factors influencing survival. STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. METHODS: A multicenter, retrospective study on patients who underwent primary surgery for SMGTs at three referral centers was performed. RESULTS: Among 204 patients with SMGTs, 50 (24...
May 14, 2018: Laryngoscope
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29756240/vitamin-d-intake-and-survival-and-recurrence-in-head-and-neck-cancer-patients
#15
Eva B Yokosawa, Anna E Arthur, Katie M Rentschler, Gregory T Wolf, Laura S Rozek, Alison M Mondul
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: With an unacceptably low 5-year survival rate and few identified modifiable factors that affect head and neck cancer (HNC) outcomes, HNC survival remains an important public health problem. Vitamin D has been shown to be associated with immune reactivity and improved outcomes for some cancer sites, but findings are mixed, and few studies have examined vitamin D in relation to HNC. This study aimed to assess the association between vitamin D intake and survival outcomes in HNC patients...
May 14, 2018: Laryngoscope
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29756238/otopathologic-evaluation-of-temporalis-fascia-grafts-following-successful-tympanoplasty-in-humans
#16
Danielle R Trakimas, Reuven Ishai, Iman Ghanad, Nicole L Black, Elliott D Kozin, Jeffrey Tao Cheng, Aaron K Remenschneider
OBJECTIVE: Temporalis fascia is a commonly used graft material in tympanoplasty; however, little is known about how the histological structure of fascia remodels postimplantation. Herein, we aim to quantify the pre- and postoperative microstructure of temporalis fascia and compare histological findings to the native tympanic membrane (TM). METHODS: Temporal bone specimens having undergone successful subtotal or total drum replacement using temporalis fascia were identified (n = 3)...
May 14, 2018: Laryngoscope
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29756219/is-topical-epinephrine-safe-for-hemostasis-in-endoscopic-sinus-surgery
#17
Edward C Kuan, Bobby A Tajudeen, Naveen D Bhandarkar, Maie A St John, James N Palmer, Nithin D Adappa
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 14, 2018: Laryngoscope
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29756211/appropriateness-criteria-predict-outcomes-for-sinus-surgery-and-may-aid-in-future-patient-selection
#18
Daniel M Beswick, Jess C Mace, Zachary M Soler, Noel F Ayoub, Luke Rudmik, Adam S DeConde, Timothy L Smith
OBJECTIVES: Appropriateness criteria to determine surgical candidacy for chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) have recently been described. This study stratified patients who underwent endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) according to these new appropriateness criteria and evaluated postoperative improvements among appropriateness categories. METHODS: Adult patients with uncomplicated CRS electing ESS were prospectively enrolled in a multi-institutional cohort study between March 2011 and June 2015 to assess outcomes...
May 14, 2018: Laryngoscope
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29756209/high-flow-oxygen-insufflation-into-the-trachea-during-endolaryngeal-surgery
#19
Ozlem O Celebi, Patcharamanee Wangchalabovorn, Christine Mai, Ramon A Franco
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 14, 2018: Laryngoscope
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29756207/quantification-of-tissue-engineered-trachea-performance-with-computational-fluid-dynamics
#20
Lauren Eichaker, Chengyu Li, Nakesha King, Victoria Pepper, Cameron Best, Ekene Onwuka, Eric Heuer, Kai Zhao, Jonathan Grischkan, Christopher Breuer, Jed Johnson, Tendy Chiang
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: Current techniques for airway characterization include endoscopic or radiographic measurements that produce static, two-dimensional descriptions. As pathology can be multilevel, irregularly shaped, and dynamic, minimal luminal area (MLA) may not provide the most comprehensive description or diagnostic metric. Our aim was to examine the utilization of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) for the purpose of defining airway stenosis using an ovine model of tissue-engineered tracheal graft (TETG) implantation...
May 14, 2018: Laryngoscope
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