Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
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Open Access journal
ISSN (Print) 1916-0216
Published by Biomed Central Ltd. [290 journals]
- Evaluation of the otolith function using c/oVEMPs in patients with
Authors: Liang Chen; Hui Xu, Wu-qing Wang, Qing-quan Zhang, Qiao-ying Lv Xi-cheng Song
Abstract: Cervical and ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potentials (c/oVEMPs) reflect otolith function. Up-to-date, there are no published reports on the systemic evaluation of otolith function in Ménière’s Disease (MD...
- Vestibular function following unilateral cochlear implantation for
profound sensorineural hearing loss
Authors: Gavin J. le Nobel; Euna Hwang, Adrian Wu, Sharon Cushing Vincent Y. Lin
Abstract: Many Canadians are affected by sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) and those with severe or profound hearing loss may have poor hearing function despite optimized hearing aids. Cochlear implants (CI) offer effec...
- Interpretation of sonotubometric data based on phase-shift detection
Authors: Yaw Amoako-Tuffour; Philip Garland Manohar Bance
Abstract: Sonotubometry is a non-invasive means of assessing Eustachian tube (ET) function. Its interpretation remains a complex task with questionable results due to wide variation between trials. A study was conducted...
- Exploring the psychological morbidity of waiting for sinus surgery using a
mixed methods approach
Authors: Gordon Fung-Zak Tsang; Carmen L. McKnight, Laura Minhui Kim John M. Lee
Abstract: Patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) often have to endure significant wait times for endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS). The pyschiatric impact of placement on a waitlist for ESS has not been explored.
- The use of a modified abbé island flap to reconstruct primary lip
defects of over 80 %
Authors: Sabin Filimon; Keith Richardson, Michael P. Hier, Michael Roskies Alex M. Mlynarek
Abstract: Lip reconstruction for defects greater than 80 % present a challenge in maintaining acceptable oral function and good aesthetic results. Abbé flaps offer an excellent reconstructive option but are limited to d...