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]
- Vascular mapping of the retroauricular skin – proposal for a posterior
superior surgical incision for transcutaneous bone-conduction hearing
Authors: Adam Perenyi; Zsofia Bere, Janos Jarabin, Balazs Sztano, Edit Kukla, Ziad Bikhazi, Laszlo Tiszlavicz, Ferenc Toth, Jozsef Geza Kiss Laszlo Rovo
Abstract: Passive transcutaneous osseointegrated hearing implant systems have become increasingly popular more recently. The area over the implant is vulnerable due to vibration and pressure from the externally worn sou...
- Differences in RANTES and IL-6 levels among chronic rhinosinusitis
patients with predominant gram-negative and gram-positive infection
Authors: Almoaidbellah Rammal; Marc Tewfik Simon Rousseau
Abstract: Bacteria are suspected players in the pathogenesis of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS), yet their exact role is not understood. We investigated the effect of planktonic and biofilm of staphylococcus aureus (SA) an...
- Ultrasensitive detection of oncogenic human papillomavirus in
oropharyngeal tissue swabs
Authors: Andre Isaac; Morris Kostiuk, Han Zhang, Cameron Lindsay, Fawaz Makki, Daniel A. O’Connell, Jeffrey R. Harris, David W. J. Cote, Hadi Seikaly Vincent L. Biron
Abstract: The incidence of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) caused by oncogenic human papillomavirus (HPV) is rising worldwide. HPV-OPSCC is commonly diagnosed by RT-qPCR of HPV E6 and E7 oncoproteins or by...
- The dangers of parathyroid biopsy
Authors: Joanne Kim; Gilad Horowitz, Michael Hong, Mario Orsini, Sylvia L. Asa Kevin Higgins
Abstract: We report an unusual case of a 66-year-old female with a suspicious thoracic outlet mass presenting with severe biochemical hyperparathyroidism and classic hypercalcemic symptoms of renal and bone involvement.
- HPV DNA in saliva from patients with SCC of the head and neck is specific
for p16-positive oropharyngeal tumours
Authors: Jason K. Wasserman; Ryan Rourke, Bibianna Purgina, Lisa Caulley, Jim Dimitroulakis, Martin Corsten Stephanie Johnson-Obaseki
Abstract: Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an important cause of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC), especially in young people. These tumours overexpress p16 and respond well to treatment. The rapid detection o...