Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
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Open Access journal
ISSN (Print) 1916-0216
Published by Biomed Central Ltd. [287 journals]
- Comparison of the mechanical properties of different skin sites for
auricular and nasal reconstruction
Authors: M. F. Griffin; B. C. Leung, Y. Premakumar, M. Szarko P. E. Butler
Abstract: Autologous and synthetic nasal and auricular frameworks require skin coverage. The surgeon’s decides on the appropriate skin coverage for reconstruction based on colour matching, subcutaneous tissue thickness,...
- Factors associated with lingual tonsil hypertrophy in Canadian adults
Authors: Matthew S. Harris; Brian W. Rotenberg, Kathryn Roth Leigh J. Sowerby
Abstract: Hypertrophy of the lingual tonsil tissue in the adult patient is thought to contribute to the pathophysiology of obstructive sleep apnea. The underlying etiology of lingual tonsil hypertrophy (LTH) in the adul...
- Using cone beam CT to assess the upper airway after surgery in children
with sleep disordered breathing symptoms and maxillary-mandibular
disproportions: a clinical pilot
Authors: Noura A. Alsufyani; Michelle L. Noga, Manisha Witmans, Irene Cheng, Hamdy El-Hakim Paul W. Major
Abstract: The surgical excision of anatomic obstructions such as adenoids, palatine or lingual tonsils are commonly performed in children with sleep disordered breathing (SDB). Imaging studies measuring airway changes p...
- Surgical site infections following oral cavity cancer resection and
reconstruction is a risk factor for plate exposure
Authors: Christopher M. Yao; Hedyeh Ziai, Gordon Tsang, Andrea Copeland, Dale Brown, Jonathan C. Irish, Ralph W. Gilbert, David P. Goldstein, Patrick J. Gullane John R. de Almeida
Abstract: Plate-related complications following head and neck cancer ablation and reconstruction remains a challenging problem often requiring further management and reconstructive surgeries. We aim to identify an assoc...
- A large giant cell tumor of the larynx: case report and review of the
Authors: Andrew Arndt; Rachelle LeBlanc Peter Spafford
Abstract: Giant cell tumors (GCTs) are typically found in the metaphyseal-epiphyseal area of long bones but can also occur in the head and neck region. GCT of the larynx is a rare entity with only 42 reported cases in t...