Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
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ISSN (Print) 1916-0216
Published by Biomed Central Ltd. [290 journals]
- Targeted next-generation sequencing of TP53 in oral tongue carcinoma from
Authors: Daniel L. Faden; Sarah T. Arron, Chase M. Heaton, Joseph DeRisi, Andrew P. South Steven J. Wang
Abstract: Little is known regarding the etiology and genomic underpinnings of Oral Tongue Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OTSCC) in patients who lack traditional risk factors, yet the incidence is increasing. In particular, th...
- Mental practice in postgraduate training: a randomized controlled trial in
Authors: Anne Conlin; Jane Lea, Manohar Bance, Neil Chadha, Shaun Kilty, Frederick Kozak, Julian Savage, Ravindar Sidhu, Joseph Chen Brian D. Westerberg
Abstract: Mental practice, the cognitive rehearsal of a task in the absence of overt physical movement, has been successfully used in teaching complex psychomotor tasks including sports and music, and recently, surgical...
- Preliminary cross-sectional reliability and validity of the Skull Base
Inventory (SBI) quality of life questionnaire
Authors: Soroush Larjani; Eric Monteiro, Ian Witterick, Allan Vescan, Gelareh Zadeh, Fred Gentili, David P. Goldstein John R. de Almeida
Abstract: The Skull Base Inventory (SBI) was developed to assess the quality of life of patients undergoing endoscopic or open approaches for anterior and central skull base pathologies. In this study, we sought to esta...
- Middle ear ventilation status postoperatively after translabyrinthine
resection of vestibular schwannoma with mastoid obliteration and
Eustachian tube occlusion: is the Eustachian tube enough to ventilate the
middle ear without the mastoid air cell system'
Authors: James Belyea; Brandon Wickens Manohar Bance
Abstract: Gas pressure balance is essential for maintaining normal middle ear function. The mucosal surfaces of the middle ear, the mastoid air cell system (MACS), and the Eustachian tube (ET) play a critical role in th...
- Trends in CPAP adherence over twenty years of data collection: a flattened
Authors: Brian W. Rotenberg; Dorian Murariu Kenny P. Pang
Abstract: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common disorder, and continuous airway positive pressure (CPAP) is considered to be the gold standard of therapy. CPAP however is known to have problems with adherence, with ...