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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29747248/-experience-of-successful-rescue-from-5-cases-of-internal-carotid-artery-injury-during-transnasal-endoscopic-skull-base-surgery
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F Yin, J W Sun, Y F Wang, T Guo, W Zhao
Objective: To investigate the cause and urgent management of internal carotid artery injury during transnasal endoscopic skull base surgery. Methods: Five cases of internal carotid artery injury encountered during transnasal endoscopic skull base surgery in Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, the First Affiliated Hospital of University of Science of Technology of China, Anhui Provincial Hospital from December 2010 to July 2017 were analysed retrospectively. There were 2 cases of adenoid cystic carcinoma, 1 case of salivary gland-type adenocarcinoma, 1 case of petrous apex cholesterol granulomas and 1 case of squamous carcinoma...
April 7, 2018: Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke za Zhi, Chinese Journal of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29738635/nasopharyngeal-versus-hypopharyngeal-packing-during-sino-nasal-surgeries-randomized-controlled-trial
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Mohamed G Alfiky, Osama A Margalani, Afnan F Rajeh, Fares E Alghamdi, Omar A Abu Suliman, Sumaiya H Muathen, Soha A Elmorsy
OBJECTIVES: Primary: to compare the severity of postoperative throat pain between patients who received a nasopharyngeal pack, and those who received a hypopharyngeal pack during their sino-nasal surgery. Secondary: to assess the efficacy of using a nasopharyngeal pack in preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) and to compare its result with patients who received a hypopharyngeal pack. DESIGN: Prospective, randomized, controlled trial. SETTING: Tertiary Hospital...
May 8, 2018: Clinical Otolaryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29714435/does-glycerol-have-an-effect-on-pain-during-nasal-packing-removal
#3
Sanem Okşan Erkan, Birgül Tuhanioğlu, Zeynel Abidin Erkan, Talih Özdaş, Orhan Görgülü
Background/aim: The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of lubricating and moistening of Merocel nasal packs with glycerol on reducing pain and bleeding during nasal packing removal in patients who had undergone endoscopic sinus surgery or with epistaxis. Materials and methods: Fifty patients were included in the study. Glycerol was used on one side while saline was used on the other side of the same patient as a control. All patients were blinded to which side received glycerol and which side received saline...
April 30, 2018: Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29691639/a-blind-area-of-origins-of-epistaxis-technical-or-cognitive
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Wei Wei, Yuting Lai, Chaoping Zang, Jiqin Luo, Bijun Zhu, Quan Liu, Ying Liu
PURPOSE: To investigate common origins and features of anterior epistaxis. METHODS: Patients (168) with anterior nose bleed were studied from May to October 2013. Endoscopic examination with angled endoscope and then subsequent management (radiofrequency, selective packing,) was performed. RESULTS: Under thorough nasal endoscopy, anterior nasal bleeding origin was ranked in turn as follows: the anterior nasal septum (NS 83.3%), the small area of anterior lateral wall of nasal cavity corresponding to the nasal back (NB 7...
April 24, 2018: European Archives of Oto-rhino-laryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29688821/risk-of-postoperative-complications-in-patients-with-obstructive-sleep-apnea-following-skull-base-surgery
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Phillip Huyett, Ryan J Soose, Amy E Schell, Juan C Fernandez-Miranda, Paul A Gardner, Carl H Snyderman, Eric W Wang
Objectives Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) presents several challenges in skull base surgery, including increased intracranial pressure, worsened OSA with nasal packing, and avoidance of positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy postoperatively. The objective of this study was to examine the risk of postoperative complications in a skull base population with OSA in which PAP therapy is withheld. Study Design Retrospective cohort study. Setting Tertiary care hospital. Subjects and Methods Medical records of 414 adult patients undergoing anterior skull base procedures between January 1, 2014, and January 7, 2017, were retrospectively reviewed...
April 1, 2018: Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29624770/hot-off-the-press-topical-tranexamic-acid-compared-with-anterior-nasal-packing-for-treatment-of-epistaxis-in-patients-taking-antiplatelet-drugs
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Justin Morgenstern, Sahaana Rangarajan, Corey Heitz, Chris Bond, William K Milne
This is a non-blinded, randomized controlled trial comparing topical TXA and anterior nasal packing in the treatment of anterior epistaxis in patients on antiplatelet medications whose bleeding persisted despite 20 minutes of pressure. Patients were randomized to either TXA (a cotton pledget soaked with 500 mg of TXA and inserted into the affected nostril until hemostasis was achieved) or anterior nasal packing (pretreatment with a cotton pledget soaked in epinephrine and 2% lidocaine for 10 minutes followed by anterior nasal packing with tetracycline ointment left in situ for 3 days)...
April 6, 2018: Academic Emergency Medicine: Official Journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29602670/topical-tranexamic-acid-for-the-treatment-of-acute-epistaxis-in-the-emergency-department
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Asha R Birmingham, Nathan D Mah, Ran Ran, Matthew Hansen
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness and potential benefits of topical tranexamic acid (TXA) in the management of acute epistaxis. METHODS: Retrospective review was performed among all patients presenting to the institution's emergency department (ED) with epistaxis between September 2014 and August 2016. Patients achieving hemostasis with standard of care agents, such as oxymetazoline, lidocaine, or epinephrine were excluded. The primary outcome was the ED length of stay (LOS)...
March 21, 2018: American Journal of Emergency Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29600317/septal-branches-of-the-anterior-ethmoidal-artery-anatomical-considerations-and-clinical-implications-in-the-management-of-refractory-epistaxis
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Mario Turri-Zanoni, Alberto Daniele Arosio, Aldo Cassol Stamm, Paolo Battaglia, Giovanni Salzano, Antonio Romano, Paolo Castelnuovo, Frank Rikki Canevari
PURPOSE: Epistaxis is a commonly presenting complaint. In severe cases, nosebleeds may occur despite antero-posterior nasal packing and often in the absence of identifiable sources of bleeding. In such cases, epistaxis may occur from septal branches of the anterior ethmoidal artery (sbAEA). The purposes of this study are to highlight the clinical role of the sbAEA in different fields of endoscopic endonasal surgery and to evaluate the efficacy and safety of their selective endoscopic endonasal ligation in the management of refractory epistaxis...
March 29, 2018: European Archives of Oto-rhino-laryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29561482/improving-postoperative-nasal-airway-patency-in-le-fort-based-maxillofacial-trauma-patients-via-a-modified-nasal-packing-technique
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Amir Wolff, Gabriel F Santiago, Micah Belzberg, Omri Emodi, Chad R Gordon
INTRODUCTION: Combined mid-face and nasal apparatus trauma injuries pose a significant challenge to airway patency (AW), in the immediate postoperative setting following fracture reduction. As such, the authors describe a modified technique with the goal of maintaining a patent nasal AW, while at the same time, minimizing nasopharyngeal bleeding and nasal AW edema-which can complicate patients requiring intermaxillary fixation (IMF) in the setting of pan-facial trauma. METHODS: A modified technique was devised to assist the reconstruction surgeon in avoiding the risks associated with tracheostomy placement...
March 20, 2018: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29554519/a-novel-simplified-and-stability-indicating-high-throughput-ultra-fast-liquid-chromatography-method-for-the-determination-of-rosmarinic-acid-in-nanoemulsions-porcine-skin-and-nasal-mucosa
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Flávia N S Fachel, Marina C Nemitz, Bruna Medeiros-Neves, Kleyton S Veras, Valquíria L Bassani, Letícia S Koester, Amelia T Henriques, Helder F Teixeira
Currently, there is an increasing interest on the development of topical formulations containing rosmarinic acid (RA) due to its well-documented antioxidant activity. This study aimed to develop and validate a stability-indicating ultra-fast liquid chromatography (UFLC) method for the determination of RA in nanoemulsions, porcine skin and nasal mucosa intended to be applied in permeation/retention studies and for development of topical nanoemulsions. Chromatographic separation was carried out using a C18 column packed with 2...
March 12, 2018: Journal of Chromatography. B, Analytical Technologies in the Biomedical and Life Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29554412/incidence-of-epistaxis-after-endoscopic-pituitary-surgery-proposed-treatment-algorithm
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Lee A Zimmer, Norberto Andaluz
Endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary tumors is an increasingly common practice. Little has been reported on the incidence and treatment of postoperative epistaxis in this population. The aim of this study was to analyze the incidence of postoperative epistaxis and formulate a treatment algorithm based on our experience. We performed a case series with chart review. A total of 434 consecutive patients who had endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery were identified between April 2006 and November 2013...
March 2018: Ear, Nose, & Throat Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29554399/post-turbinectomy-nasal-packing-with-merocel-versus-glove-finger-merocel-a-prospective-randomized-controlled-trial
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Rani Abu Eta, Ephraim Eviatar, Jacob Pitaro, Haim Gavriel
Nasal packs are widely used after septoplasty and turbinectomy. We conducted a prospective, randomized, controlled clinical trial including 100 patients who underwent septoplasty with/or without turbinectomy randomized into two groups. In the first group (the Merocel group), a standard tampon was inserted at the end of surgery. In the second group (the glove finger group), the tampon was first placed inside a glove finger. The main outcomes measured were pain and bleeding during the postoperative period and during tampon removal...
March 2018: Ear, Nose, & Throat Journal
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
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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/29453477/effects-of-bilateral-nasal-packing-on-oxygen-saturation-and-blood-pressure
#14
Meera Bista
INTRODUCTION: Nasal packing is one of the most common rhinological procedures in ENT practice exerting local in nose and systemic effects. Systemic effects may be due to poor sleep quality, respiratory difficulty, decreased oxygen saturation, circulatory problems and toxic shock syndrome which can threaten the life of a person.The study was done to investigate the effect on bilateral nasal packing on blood oxygen saturation and blood pressure changes. METHODS: A cross-sectional prospective study was undertaken in Kathmandu Medical College from January 2017 to June 2017...
October 2017: JNMA; Journal of the Nepal Medical Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29453209/recurrent-epistaxis-leading-to-diagnosis-of-primary-sinonasal-melanoma
#15
Karine Tawagi, Rita Akaraz-Avedissian, Irina Burman-Solovyeva
A 48-year-old man presented to urgent care with recurrent epistaxis over 6 months. Initially, nosebleeds were controlled with packing or cautery. Ultimately, he was referred to ear, nose and throat department and underwent nasal endoscopy which revealed polypoid tissue. A biopsy of the polyp showed non-specific inflammation with no evidence of malignancy. Follow-up maxillofacial CT revealed a large mass lesion in the right maxillary sinus, right nasal fossa, much of the ethmoids and right sphenoid, with destruction of adjacent bony structures...
February 16, 2018: BMJ Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29451965/pazopanib-effective-for-bevacizumab-unresponsive-epistaxis-in-hereditary-hemorrhagic-telangiectasia
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Joseph G Parambil, Troy D Woodard, Omer N Koc
Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) most commonly manifests with nasal mucosal telangiectasias, and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) plays a significant role in this angiodysplasia. We describe a patient with HHT with epistaxis recalcitrant to several endonasal procedures and six cycles of intravenous bevacizumab, for which he was dependent on iron infusions and packed red blood cells transfusions. He then started pazopanib at 100 mg with dramatic improvements in epistaxis and normalization of hemoglobin and iron levels, without replenishment needs for 12 months...
February 16, 2018: Laryngoscope
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29442191/measurement-and-implications-of-the-distance-between-the-sphenopalatine-ganglion-and-nasal-mucosa-a-neuroimaging-study
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Joan Crespi, Daniel Bratbak, David Dodick, Manjit Matharu, Kent Are Jamtøy, Irina Aschehoug, Erling Tronvik
BACKGROUND: Historical reports describe the sphenopalatine ganglion (SPG) as positioned directly under the nasal mucosa. This is the basis for the topical intranasal administration of local anaesthetic (LA) towards the sphenopalatine foramen (SPF) which is hypothesized to diffuse a distance as short as 1 mm. Nonetheless, the SPG is located in the sphenopalatine fossa, encapsulated in connective tissue, surrounded by fat tissue and separated from the nasal cavity by a bony wall. The sphenopalatine fossa communicates with the nasal cavity through the SPF, which contains neurovascular structures packed with connective tissue and is covered by mucosa in the nasal cavity...
February 13, 2018: Journal of Headache and Pain
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29405833/evidence-based-use-of-perioperative-antibiotics-in-otolaryngology
#18
Priyesh N Patel, Asitha D L Jayawardena, Rachel L Walden, Edward B Penn, David O Francis
Objective To identify and clarify current evidence supporting and disputing the effectiveness of perioperative antibiotic use for common otolaryngology procedures. Data Sources PubMed, Embase (OVID), and CINAHL (EBSCO). Review Methods English-language, original research (systematic reviews/meta-analyses, randomized control trials, prospective or retrospective cohort studies, case-control studies, or case series) studies that evaluated the role of perioperative antibiotic use in common otolaryngology surgeries were systematically extracted using standardized search criteria by 2 investigators independently...
January 1, 2018: Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29404247/endoscopic-endonasal-resection-of-retrochiasmatic-craniopharyngioma-with-fascia-lata-button-and-nasoseptal-flap-reconstruction
#19
Varun R Kshettry, Gurston Nyquist, James J Evans
Surgery for craniopharyngiomas can be challenging due to the involvement of multiple critical neurovascular structures. The expanded endoscopic endonasal approach can provide superior access to suprasellar craniopharyngiomas, particularly with retrochiasmatic extension and significant hypothalamic involvement. We describe the surgical technique used to treat a 30-year-old patient who presented with 4 weeks of worsening vision, fatigue, and memory loss. His vision was counting fingers at 1 feet on the right and 20/800 on the left with a temporal hemianopsia...
February 2018: Journal of Neurological Surgery. Part B, Skull Base
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29398505/international-survey-and-consensus-icon-on-ambulatory-surgery-in-rhinology
#20
L de Gabory, L J Sowerby, J M DelGaudio, A Al-Hussaini, C Hopkins, E Serrano
OBJECTIVES: Day-case surgery is the gold standard to several surgical procedures in Rhinology. However, few data and guidelines have been published except in the Anglo-Saxon countries and France. The aim of this survey was to propose a list of issues arising during day-case surgery in order to analyze the different constraints encountered around the world. MATERIAL AND METHOD: It was a prospective multicenter international email survey. The method was based on the formalized expert consensus methodology...
February 2018: European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Diseases
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