Read by QxMD icon Read

Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology

Maria Stella Arantes do Amaral, Ana Cláudia Mirândola B Reis, Eduardo T Massuda, Miguel Angelo Hyppolito
INTRODUCTION: The surgery during which the cochlear implant internal device is implanted is not entirely free of risks and may produce problems that will require revision surgeries. OBJECTIVE: To verify the indications for cochlear implantation revision surgery for the cochlear implant internal device, its effectiveness and its correlation with certain variables related to language and hearing. METHODS: A retrospective study of patients under 18 years submitted to cochlear implant Surgery from 2004 to 2015 in a public hospital in Brazil...
February 16, 2018: Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
Karinna Veríssimo Meira Taveira, Rosane Sampaio Santos, Bianca Lopes Cavalcante de Leão, José Stechman Neto, Leandro Pernambuco, Letícia Korb da Silva, Graziela De Luca Canto, André Luís Porporatti
INTRODUCTION: Oropharyngeal dysphagia is a highly prevalent comorbidity in neurological patients and presents a serious health threat, which may lead to outcomes of aspiration pneumonia, ranging from hospitalization to death. This assessment proposes a non-invasive, acoustic-based method to differentiate between individuals with and without signals of penetration and aspiration. OBJECTIVE: This systematic review evaluated the diagnostic validity of different methods for assessment of swallowing sounds, when compared to Videofluroscopic of Swallowing Study (VFSS) to detect oropharyngeal dysphagia...
February 3, 2018: Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
Lilian Sanches Oliveira, Dayane Domeneghini Didoné, Alessandra Spada Durante
INTRODUCTION: The evaluation of Cortical Auditory Evoked Potential has been the focus of scientific studies in infants. Some authors have reported that automated response detection is effective in exploring these potentials in infants, but few have reported their efficacy in the search for thresholds. OBJECTIVE: To analyze the latency, amplitude and thresholds of Cortical Auditory Evoked Potential using an automatic response detection device in a neonatal population...
February 2, 2018: Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
Eduardo Macoto Kosugi, Leonardo Balsalobre, João Mangussi Gomes, Miguel Soares Tepedino, Daniel Marcus San da Silva, Erika Mucciolo Cabernite, Diego Hermann, Aldo Cassol Stamm
INTRODUCTION: Since the introduction of nasal endoscopy into the field of Otorhinolaryngology, the treatment paradigm for cases of severe epistaxis has shifted toward early and precise identification of the bleeding site. Although severe epistaxis is usually considered to arise from posterior bleeding, an arterial vascular pedicle in the superior portion of the nasal septum, around the axilla projection of the middle turbinate, posterior to the septal body, frequently has been observed...
January 20, 2018: Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
Alessandra Spada Durante, Mayara Santos, Nayara M C de F Roque, Marcella S Gameiro, Katia de Almeida, Osmar Mesquita de Sousa Neto
INTRODUCTION: Tympanometry is currently the most frequently used tool for assessing the status of the middle ear, commonly assessed using a single 226Hz tone. However, the use of the Acoustic Immittance Measures with a wideband stimulus is a promising high-resolution evaluation, especially in individuals known to have middle ear alterations, such as Down syndrome patients. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to analyze the acoustic absorbance measurements in children with Down syndrome...
January 10, 2018: Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
Talih Özdaş, Ayşe Sanem Şahlı, Behiye Sarıkaya Özdemir, Erol Belgin
INTRODUCTION: Speech delay in a child could be the cause and/or result of the emotional disorder. The child rearing attitude that the parents have accepted could have both positive and negative effects on the personality of the child. OBJECTIVE: The current study aimed to investigate the sociodemographic features and the mothers' anxiety of children with speech delay. METHODS: One hundred five mothers with children aged between 3 and 6 years with speech delays were included in the patient group, and 105 mothers who have children aged between 3 and 6 years with normal speech and language development were included in the control group...
January 5, 2018: Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
Aliciane Mota G Cavalcante, Isabella Monteiro de Castro Silva, Bianca Jessica Neves, Carlos Augusto Oliveira, Fayez Bahmad
INTRODUCTION: Otospongiosis is temporal bone osteodystrophy, characterized by disordered bone resorption and neoformation in genetically predisposed individuals. Clinically, otospongiosis is characterized by progressive conductive and/or mixed hearing loss and by tinnitus. OBJECTIVE: A review of the last two decades of publications that report the degree of tinnitus improvement with stapes surgery. METHODS: 125 articles published in the last 20 years mentioning the relationship between otosclerosis and tinnitus...
January 5, 2018: Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
Leslie Palma Gorski, Adriana Marques da Silva, Flávia Salvaterra Cusin, Suelen Cesaroni, Mauricio Malavasi Ganança, Heloisa Helena Caovilla
INTRODUCTION: Migraine is one of the most frequent and incapacitating headaches, with a high degree of impairment in quality of life. Its association with vestibular symptoms is common, including imbalance and postural instability. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the body balance of patients with vestibular migraine through a static posturography test. METHODS: An experimental group of 31 patients with a medical diagnosis of vestibular migraine in the intercritical period of the disease, and a control group of 31 healthy individuals, matched for age and gender, were submitted to the eight sensory conditions of the Tetrax Interactive Balance System...
December 27, 2017: Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
Nooshin Mohtasham, Nasrollah Saghravanian, Bahareh Fatemi, Mehdi Vahedi, Monavar Afzal-Aghaee, Hamideh Kadeh
INTRODUCTION: Oral peripheral and central giant cell granulomas are lesions with little-known etiology and pathogenesis. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to compare matrix metalloproteinases-2 and osteopontin protein expression in the multinucleated giant cells and mononuclear cells of the peripheral and central giant cell granuloma lesions. METHODS: In this retrospective study, the presence of matrix metalloproteinases-2 and osteopontin in 37 cases of central giant cell granuloma and 37 cases of peripheral giant cell granuloma paraffin blocks were assessed by streptavidin-biotin immunohistochemistry...
December 27, 2017: Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
Vanessa Lunelli, Nedio Atoloni, Gustavo Pereira Lang, Luís Fernando Melotti, Tatiany Tiemi Yamamoto, Emílio Jonatas Munerolli
INTRODUCTION: In rhinoplasty, the nasal dorsum has important relevance regarding the esthetic and functional aspects of the surgery. Its reduction should be performed with maximum accuracy and controlled resection to prevent or minimize potential complications. The Septum Pyramidal Adjustment and Repositioning consists of a conservative surgical technique of the nasal dorsum, which does not require the detachment of the upper lateral cartilages of the nasal septum, allowing the remodeling of the nasal dorsum while maintaining esthetic lines and nasal function, potentially reducing frequent complications in more traditional surgeries...
December 26, 2017: Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
Francisco Rosa, Peter J F M Lohuis, João Almeida, Mariline Santos, Jorge Oliveira, Cecília Almeida E Sousa, Miguel Ferreira
INTRODUCTION: The evaluation of surgical outcomes measured by patient satisfaction or quality of life is very important, especially in plastic surgery. There is increasing interest in self-reporting outcomes evaluation in plastic surgery. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to perform the translation, cross-cultural adaptation and validation of "The Utrecht Questionnaire for Outcome Assessment in Aesthetic Rhinoplasty" from English to Portuguese. METHODS: Retrospective study involving 50 patients undergoing to rhinoplasty comparing the preoperative period with the current postoperative situation (minimum 6 months and maximum 24 months postoperatively)...
December 26, 2017: Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
Zohreh Jaafari-Ashkavandi, Mohammad Javad Ashraf, Ali Asghar Abbaspoorfard
INTRODUCTION: Cell division cycle-7 protein is a serine/threonine kinase that has a basic role in cell cycle regulation and is a potential prognostic or therapeutic target in some human cancers. OBJECTIVES: This study investigated the expression of cell division cycle-7 protein in benign and malignant salivary gland tumors and also its correlation with clinicopathologic factors. METHODS: Immunohistochemical expression of cell division cycle-7 was evaluated in 46 cases, including 15 adenoid cystic carcinoma, 12 mucoepidermoid carcinoma, 14 pleomorphic adenoma, and 5 normal salivary glands...
December 26, 2017: Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
Vanessa Luisa Destro Fidêncio, Regina Tangerino de Souza Jacob, Liége Franzini Tanamati, Érika Cristina Bucuvic, Adriane Lima Mortari Moret
INTRODUCTION: The frequency modulation system is a device that helps to improve speech perception in noise and is considered the most beneficial approach to improve speech recognition in noise in cochlear implant users. According to guidelines, there is a need to perform a check before fitting the frequency modulation system. Although there are recommendations regarding the behavioral tests that should be performed at the fitting of the frequency modulation system to cochlear implant users, there are no published recommendations regarding the electroacoustic test that should be performed...
December 26, 2017: Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
Gülay Açar, Aynur Emine Çiçekcibaşı, İbrahim Çukurova, Kemal Emre Özen, Muzaffer Şeker, İbrahim Güler
INTRODUCTION: The type of endoscopic approach chosen for vidian neurectomy can be specified by evaluating the vidian canal and the surrounding sphenoid sinus structures. OBJECTIVE: The variations and morphometry of the vidian canal were investigated, focusing on the functional correlations between them which are crucial anatomical landmarks for preoperative planning. METHODS: This study was performed using paranasal multidetector computed tomography images that were obtained with a section thickening of 0...
December 26, 2017: Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
Luciano Lobato Gregorio, Nicolas Y Busaba, Marcel M Miyake, Suzanne K Freitag, Benjamin S Bleier
INTRODUCTION: Endoscopic orbital surgery is a nascent field and new tools are required to assist with surgical planning and to ascertain the limits of the tumor resectability. OBJECTIVE: We purpose to utilize three-dimensional radiographic reconstruction to define the theoretical lateral limit of endoscopic resectability of primary orbital tumors and to apply these boundary conditions to surgical cases. METHODS: A three-dimensional orbital model was rendered in 4 representative patients presenting with primary orbital tumors using OsiriX open source imaging software...
December 26, 2017: Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
Amanda Cibelly Brito Gois, Leandro de Araújo Pernambuco, Kenio Costa de Lima
INTRODUCTION: During the aging process, natural modifications occur in the larynx and the structures involved in phonation which explain the specific characteristics found in the voices of elderly persons. When, at any moment, a voice fails and there is interference with communication, a voice disorder has occurred. This can generate disadvantages in communicative efficiency and have a negative impact on quality of life, compromising mechanisms of socialization, the maintenance of autonomy, and the sense of well-being...
December 26, 2017: Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
Tomasz Gotlib
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 26, 2017: Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
Maria Eduarda Di Cavalcanti Alves de Souza, Klinger Vagner Teixeira da Costa, Pedro de Lemos Menezes
INTRODUCTION: Caffeine can be considered the most consumed drug by adults worldwide, and can be found in several foods, such as chocolate, coffee, tea, soda and others. Overall, caffeine in moderate doses, results in increased physical and intellectual productivity, increases the capacity of concentration and reduces the time of reaction to sensory stimuli. On the other hand, high doses can cause noticeable signs of mental confusion and error induction in intellectual tasks, anxiety, restlessness, muscle tremors, tachycardia, labyrinthine changes, and tinnitus...
December 24, 2017: Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
Ektor Tsuneo Onishi, Cláudia Couto de Barros Coelho, Jeanne Oiticica, Ricardo Rodrigues Figueiredo, Rita de Cassia Cassou Guimarães, Tanit Ganz Sanchez, Adriana Lima Gürtler, Alessandra Ramos Venosa, André Luiz Lopes Sampaio, Andreia Aparecida Azevedo, Anna Paula Batista de Ávila Pires, Bruno Borges de Carvalho Barros, Carlos Augusto Costa Pires de Oliveira, Clarice Saba, Fernando Kaoru Yonamine, Ítalo Roberto Torres de Medeiros, Letícia Petersen Schmidt Rosito, Marcelo José Abras Rates, Márcia Akemi Kii, Mariana Lopes Fávero, Mônica Alcantara de Oliveira Santos, Osmar Clayton Person, Patrícia Ciminelli, Renata de Almeida Marcondes, Ronaldo Kennedy de Paula Moreira, Sandro de Menezes Santos Torres
INTRODUCTION: Tinnitus and sound intolerance are frequent and subjective complaints that may have an impact on a patient's quality of life. OBJECTIVE: To present a review of the salient points including concepts, pathophysiology, diagnosis and approach of the patient with tinnitus and sensitivity to sounds. METHODS: Literature review with bibliographic survey in LILACS, SciELO, Pubmed and MEDLINE database. Articles and book chapters on tinnitus and sound sensitivity were selected...
December 24, 2017: Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
Renato Roithmann
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 22, 2017: Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
Fetch more papers »
Fetching more papers... Fetching...
Read by QxMD. Sign in or create an account to discover new knowledge that matter to you.
Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read

Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"