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]
- Formal mentorship in a surgical residency training program: a prospective
Authors: Han Zhang; Andre Isaac, Erin D. Wright, Yaser Alrajhi Hadi Seikaly
Abstract: Otolaryngology-Head and Neck surgery resident physicians (OHNSR) have a high prevalence of burnout, job dissatisfaction and stress as shown within the literature. Formal mentorship programs (FMP) have a proven...
- Developing a new diagnostic algorithm for human papilloma virus associated
oropharyngeal carcinoma: an investigation of HPV DNA assays
Authors: Natasha Cohen; Michael Gupta, Lilian Doerwald-Munoz, Dan Jang, James Edward Massey Young, Stuart Archibald, Bernard Jackson, Jenny Lee Max Chernesky
Abstract: Human papilloma virus (HPV) has been implicated in the development of a large proportion of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC). Current techniques used to diagnose HPV etiology require histopatholog...
- Does drug-induced sleep endoscopy change the surgical decision in
surgically naïve non-syndromic children with snoring/sleep disordered
breathing from the standard adenotonsillectomy? A retrospective cohort
Authors: Malak Jamal Gazzaz; André Isaac, Scott Anderson, Noura Alsufyani, Yaser Alrajhi Hamdy El-Hakim
Abstract: Adenotonsillectomy is the most commonly performed operation for pediatric snoring/sleep disordered breathing (S/SDB). However, 20–40% of patients will fail to improve. Drug-induced sleep endoscopy (DISE) may p...
- Validation of selective use of intraoperative PTH monitoring in
Authors: Alexandra Thielmann; Paul Kerr
Abstract: The objective of this study was to validate our approach of treating primary hyperparathyroidism using sestamibi scan directed parathyroidectomy, without routine use of intraoperative parathyroid hormone measu...
- Epigenetics of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma: opportunities for
novel chemotherapeutic targets
Authors: Cameron Lindsay; Hadi Seikaly Vincent L. Biron
Abstract: Epigenetic modifications are heritable changes in gene expression that do not directly alter DNA sequence. These modifications include DNA methylation, histone post-translational modifications, small and non-c...