Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
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Open Access journal
ISSN (Print) 1916-0216
Published by Biomed Central Ltd. [289 journals]
- Associations of FoxP3 gene polymorphisms with severe recurrent respiratory
papillomatosis in Korean patients
Authors: Tack-Kyun Kwon; Eun Jae Chung, Nuri Lee, Eun Youn Roh Eun Young Song
Abstract: FoxP3 is the most dependable marker for regulatory T cells which play a major role in immune tolerance. Foxp3 gene polymorphisms were associated with various autoimmune diseases and clearance of viral infectio...
- Transoral robotic surgery with radial forearm free flap reconstruction:
case control analysis
Authors: Vincent L. Biron; Daniel A. O’Connell, Brittany Barber, Jessica M. Clark, Colin Andrews, Caroline C. Jeffery, David W. J. Côté, Jeffrey Harris Hadi Seikaly
Abstract: The resection of large oropharyngeal tumors traditionally involves a lip-splitting mandibulotomy for adequate margin visualization and free flap reconstruction of the surgical defect. Transoral robotic surgery...
- Mobile tablet audiometry in fluctuating autoimmune ear disease
Authors: Scott Kohlert; Matthew Bromwich
Abstract: Autoimmune inner ear disease (AIED) is a rare condition characterized by bilateral fluctuating sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL). The labile nature of this hearing loss makes it difficult to accurately quantif...
- Measuring Cochlear Duct Length – a historical analysis of methods
Authors: Robert W. Koch; Hanif M. Ladak, Mai Elfarnawany Sumit K. Agrawal
Abstract: Cochlear Duct Length (CDL) has been an important measure for the development and advancement of cochlear implants. Emerging literature has shown CDL can be used in preoperative settings to select the proper si...
- Tumor-to-tumor metastases: papillary thyroid carcinoma into a clear cell
renal cell carcinoma
Authors: Jin Soo Andy Song; S. Mark Taylor, Jonathan Trites, Matthew H. Rigby, Martin Joseph Bullock, Jennifer Merrimen, Ricardo Rendon Robert D. Hart
Abstract: Thyroid metastases to distant sites are uncommon incidents, most often metastasizing to the lungs and bones. Rates of metastasis to the kidney are particularly low, ranging from 2.8–3.8% for papillary and 6–20...