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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29457114/a-pediatric-case-developing-critical-abdominal-distension-caused-by-a-combination-of-humidified-high-flow-nasal-cannula-oxygen-therapy-and-nasal-airway
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Satoki Inoue, Yumiko Tamaki, Shota Sonobe, Junji Egawa, Masahiko Kawaguchi
Background: We describe a pediatric patient who suffered from critical abdominal distention caused by a combination of humidified, high-flow nasal cannula (HHFNC) oxygen therapy and nasal airway. Case presentation: A 21-month-old boy with a history of chronic lung disease was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). Immediately after admission, his airway was established using a tracheal tube and mechanical ventilation was started. Five days after the commencement of mechanical ventilation, finally, his trachea was extubated...
2018: JA Clin Rep
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29445497/transgastric-decompression-using-a-newly-developed-nasojejunal-tube-in-a-postgastrostomy-patient-with-adhesive-small-bowel-obstruction
#2
Haruna Nakamura, Toh Yoon Ezekiel Wong
For postgastrostomy patients suffering from adhesive small bowel obstruction, transgastric decompression with a multiluminal nasojejunal tube is an effective and more comfortable alternative to conventional nasal tubing using an ileus tube.
February 2018: Clinical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29429183/-correlation-between-patulous-eustachian-tube-with-habitual-nasal-extraction-and-acquired-middle-ear-cholesteatoma
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T Fu, K Zhang, X W Zhang, Z Y Wang
Objective: By comparing the clinical characteristics of patulous Eustachian tube with habitual nasal extraction and those of non-Eustachian tube abnormalities, we aimed to investigate the relationship between patulous Eustachian tube and acquired cholesteatoma of middle ear. Methods: A total of 218 patients in Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University from November 2011 to November 2016 who underwent surgical treatment and with complete data of acquired cholesteatoma of middle ear were enrolled. The patients were divided into two groups: patulous Eustachian tube with habitual nasal extraction and non-Patulous Eustachian tube...
February 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/29405833/evidence-based-use-of-perioperative-antibiotics-in-otolaryngology
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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/29401075/comparison-of-nasal-intubations-by-glidescope-with-and-without-a-bougie-guide-in-patients-who-underwent-maxillofacial-surgeries-randomized-clinical-trial
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Pejman Pourfakhr, Ailar Ahangari, Farhad Etezadi, Reza Shariat Moharari, Ayat Ahmadi, Negin Saeedi, Atabak Najafi
BACKGROUND: Nasotracheal intubation is commonly performed to provide a secure airway for the maintenance of general anesthesia in maxillofacial surgeries. Routine nasotracheal intubation is performed under general anesthesia by direct laryngoscopy, frequently with the aid of Magill forceps. This method can be time-consuming and may cause bleeding in the field of view. A gum elastic bougie (GEB) is a cheap, slender, and flexible device that could expedite nasotracheal intubation. The aim of this study was to evaluate the use of a GEB during nasotracheal intubation to facilitate the procedure and reduce the rate of complications...
February 2, 2018: Anesthesia and Analgesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29398506/international-consensus-icon-on-management-of-otitis-media-with-effusion-in-children
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F Simon, M Haggard, R M Rosenfeld, H Jia, S Peer, M-N Calmels, V Couloigner, N Teissier
Otitis media with effusion (OME) is a common childhood disease defined as the presence of liquid in the middle ear without signs or symptoms of acute ear infection. Children can be impacted mainly with hearing impairment and/or co-occurring recurrent acute otitis media (AOM) thus requiring treatment. Although many meta-analyses and national guidelines have been issued, management remains difficult to standardize, and use of surgical and medical treatments continue to vary. We convened an international consensus conference as part of the 2017 International Federation of Oto-rhino-laryngological Societies Congress, to identify best practices in OME management...
February 2, 2018: European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29396778/fetal-valproate-syndrome-the-irish-experience
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Hamizah Mohd Yunos, Andrew Green
INTRODUCTION: Fetal valproate syndrome was first described in 1984. Valproic acid crosses the placenta and can potentially lead to major congenital malformation, dysmorphism and neurodevelopmental disorder. METHODS: A retrospective study of 29 cases of FVS diagnosed by geneticists from 1995 to 2016. The cases were diagnosed based on criteria of fetal anticonvulsant syndrome. RESULTS: A total of 29 cases reported in the last 21 years. Features commonly described are prominent metopic ridge, midface hypoplasia, epicanthic folds, micrognathia and broad and flat nasal bridge...
February 3, 2018: Irish Journal of Medical Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29394581/-a-comparison-of-the-treatment-methods-for-obstructive-colorectal-cancer
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Tetsuro Isozaki, Kentaro Tasaki, Masayuki Kimura, Toru Fukunaga, Yuji Sugamoto, Mari Kuboshima, Yo Asai, Tetsutaro Sazuka, Yosuke Watanabe, Ryuma Urahama, Toshiki Kamata, Hisahiro Matsubara
PURPOSE: Emergency surgery for obstructive colorectal cancer is considered to be associated with a high degree of risk, and surgery may after decompression is considered to be safer. In cases of obstructive colorectal cancer, decompression can be achieved with surgery, an ileus tube, or a stent, depending on the disease condition. We herein compare the treatment methods for obstructive colorectal cancer. METHODS: Forty-two patients with obstructive colorectal cancer underwent emergency treatment between January 2012 and December 2016...
November 2017: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29392055/tnf-%C3%AE-and-il-1-%C3%AE-cytokine-gene-polymorphism-in-patients-with-nasal-polyposis
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Onur İsmi, Cengiz Özcan, Gürbüz Polat, Seval Kul, Kemal Görür, Tuğçe Pütürgeli
Objective: Nasal Polyp (NP) is a benign mass of the paranasal sinuses that protrudes into the nasal cavity. The exact underlying pathogenesis is not known. In this study we aimed to determine the genetic susceptibility of NP formation in relation to TNF-α-308 and IL-1β-511 promoter region gene polymorphisms. Methods: A total of 71 patients with NP with asthma (n=21) or without asthma (n=50) were taken as the study group, and 91 healthy volunteers were taken as the control group...
June 2017: Turkish Archives of Otorhinolaryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29391708/prevalence-of-nasal-carriers-of-methicillin-resistant-staphylococcus-aureus-among-dental-students-an-in-vivo-study
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N Hema, N Sunil Raj, E D Chaithanya, Rashmi Chincholi, M Iswariya, K N Hema
Aim: The aim of this study is to evaluate the prevalence of nasal carriage of coagulase positive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) among dental students. Materials and Methods: Four hundred dental students, divided into two groups - undergraduates (200) and postgraduates (200), were screened using sterile cotton swabs for carriage of MRSA in anterior nares. The samples were inoculated on HiCrome MeReSa Agar Base-with cefoxitin supplement. Further confirmatory tests were done by Gram-staining, Tube coagulase and Cefoxitin disc diffusion test on Mueller-Hinton agar...
September 2017: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology: JOMFP
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29384858/the-application-of-lidocaine-to-alleviate-the-discomfort-of-nasogastric-tube-insertion-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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You-Chen Lor, Pei-Ching Shih, Hsin-Hao Chen, Shu-Jung Liu, Hsingchu-Chu Chao, Lee-Ching Hwang, Yen-Fen Hsu, Tzu-Lin Yeh
BACKGROUND: Nasogastric (NG) tube insertion is a common procedure in the clinical setting that causes much discomfort and pain for the patient. Pain control is often suboptimal, as many NG tube insertions are performed without any pain-relieving supplements. The aim of this study was to summarize and critically evaluate the evidence from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) on the effect and adverse effects of lidocaine agents in reducing pain and discomfort associated with NG tube insertion...
February 2018: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29380712/history-of-intranasal-splints
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J Lau, H A Elhassan, N Singh
OBJECTIVE: Intranasal splints have long been utilised as a post-operative adjunct in septoplasty, intended to reduce the risk of adhesions and haematoma formation, and to maintain alignment during healing. METHODS: A Medline literature review of the history and evolution of intranasal splint materials and designs was performed. Advantages and disadvantages of various splints are discussed. RESULTS: Intranasal splints fashioned from X-ray film were first reported in 1955...
January 30, 2018: Journal of Laryngology and Otology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29349350/a-comparison-of-the-effects-of-epinephrine-and-xylometazoline-in-decreasing-nasal-bleeding-during-nasotracheal-intubation
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Jaegyok Song
Background: Various techniques have been introduced to decrease complications during nasotracheal intubation. A common practice is to use nasal packing with a cotton stick and 0.01% epinephrine jelly. However, this procedure can be painful to patients and can damage the nasal mucosa. Xylometazoline spray can induce effective vasoconstriction of the nasal mucosa without direct nasal trauma. In this study, we aimed to compare the efficacy of these two methods. Methods: Patients were randomly allocated into two groups (n = 40 each): xylometazoline spray group or epinephrine packing group...
December 2017: Journal of Dental Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29336287/endoscopically-assisted-crawford-tube-placement-results-in-shorter-general-anesthesia-times-in-pediatric-patients
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Mitchell R Dobberpuhl, Peter J Timoney, Brett T Comer
BACKGROUND: Crawford tube placement is commonly used to achieve patency of nasolacrimal ducts for epiphora secondary to nasolacrimal duct obstruction. The nasal passages of pediatric patients are narrower than adults, and the result is a relatively higher risk of intranasal complications (e.g., synechiae, bleeding) with Crawford tube placement. There is evidence that general anesthesia may negatively affect the neurocognitive function and behavioral development of children, which prompts efforts to decrease operation times for potential health benefits and also potentially to reduce health care costs...
January 1, 2018: American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29313115/-diagnosis-and-treatment-of-eustachian-tube-dysfunction
#15
S Schröder, J Ebmeyer
The Eustachian tube protects against secretion, germs and sound pressure from the nasopharynx, it acts as a drain, and serves pressure equalization in both directions so that the ear drum and sound-conducting apparatus can vibrate optimally. The incidence of Eustachian tube dysfunction in adults is about 1%, in children almost 40%. Symptoms are often unspecific. For diagnosis, the Eustachian tube score (ETS-5) can be used in patients with a perforated ear drum, and the ETS-7 score in patients with intact ear drum...
January 8, 2018: HNO
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29301162/milbenallergie-im-hno-bereich-bedeutung-diagnostik-und-therapieoptionen
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Ludger Klimek, Moritz Gröger, Sven Becker
Allergic rhinitis (AR) affects ca. 20% of the population. Approximately one third of patients affected by AR are suffering from perennial rhinitis due to mite allergy. Perennial rhinitis is the form of the disease that is most frequently associated with other allergy-related comorbidities such as asthma and atopic dermatitis, sleep disorders, chronic sinusitis, eustachian tube dysfunction and others.The often non-specific symptoms and the insidious course may lead to misinterpretations in diagnosing the disease...
January 2018: Laryngo- Rhino- Otologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29296165/skull-base-and-craniocervical-bone-pneumatisation-two-case-reports-of-differing-presentations-and-a-review-of-the-literature
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Olivia Francies, Simon Morley, Tim Beale
We report two patients with increased central skull base and craniocervical junction bone pneumatisation complicated by extra-osseous gas. One patient presented with symptoms of increasing nasal blockage and 'sinus pressure' on a background of extensive nasal polyposis. He was subsequently found to have a history of repeated Valsalva's manoeuvre, the cessation of which resulted in a rapid decrease in the amount of extra-osseous gas on imaging. The second patient presented following a minor head trauma with dysarthria from a hypoglossal nerve palsy and neck pain, with extensive intra- and extra-cranial gas including within the spinal canal (pneumorrhachis)...
November 2017: Journal of Radiology Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29279839/limited-approach-in-endoscopic-dacryocystorhinostomy-of-pediatrics
#18
Seyyed Mostafa Hashemi, Afrooz Eshaghian
Background: Limited spatial nasal cavity in children, make pediatric dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) a difficult surgical procedure. We apply a limited approach to pediatric DCR and follow them for their consequences. Materials and Methods: An experimental study was done in pediatric DCR with limited approach (age < 14-year-old). After written consent, with general anesthesia, with nasal endoscopic surgery, lacrimal bone is exposed and extruded. In contrast with routine procedure, ascending process of maxillary sinus reserve; and marsupialization and wide exposure to lacrimal sac was done only by lacrimal bone defect; and cannulation preserve with temporary silicone tube...
2017: Advanced Biomedical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29273075/management-of-pneumothorax-in-hemodynamically-stable-preterm-infants-using-high-frequency-oscillatory-ventilation-report-of-five-cases
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Claudia Aurilia, Cinzia Ricci, Milena Tana, Chiara Tirone, Alessandra Lio, Alessandro Gambacorta, Angela Paladini, Giovanni Vento
BACKGROUND: Despite an increased use of non-invasive ventilatory strategies and gentle ventilation, pneumothorax remains a common complication in preterm infants. The ventilator management of infants with air leaks remains challenging in terms of both prevention and treatment. Recently the safety and efficacy of expectant management avoiding chest tube drainage to treat large air leak in preterm infants hemodynamically stable has been reported. CASE PRESENTATION: In the present study, we report five cases of preterm infants with birth weight ≤ 1250 g affected by respiratory distress syndrome and treated with nasal continuous positive airway pressure as first intention...
December 22, 2017: Italian Journal of Pediatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29236544/gene-therapy-for-cystic-fibrosis-improved-delivery-techniques-and-conditioning-with-lysophosphatidylcholine-enhance-lentiviral-gene-transfer-in-mouse-lung-airways
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Patricia Cmielewski, Nigel Farrow, Sharnna Devereux, David Parsons, Martin Donnelley
Purpose/Aim: Cystic fibrosis (CF) is the most common, fatal recessive genetic disease among the Caucasian population. Gene therapy has the potential to treat CF long term, however physiological barriers can prevent VSV-G pseudotyped lentiviral (LV) vectors from efficiently accessing the relevant receptors on the basolateral membrane of airway epithelial cells. The aims of this experiment were to use our new dose delivery techniques to determine whether conditioning the mouse lung conducting airways with lysophosphatidylcholine (LPC) improves the level of airway gene expression...
November 2017: Experimental Lung Research
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