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KTP-laser-assisted endoscopic management of glomus tympanicum tumors: A case series.

Ear Nose Throat J 2018 Dec;97(12):399-402

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, 801 Welch Rd., Stanford, CA 94035, USA.

Endoscopic technology is widely used in rhinology and anterior skull base surgery, but it has been less quickly incorporated into otologic practice. The design of the instrumentation forces surgeons to work one-handed and limits depth perception. Nevertheless, endoscopy also offers wide fields of view and access to spaces that are typically difficult to visualize. Read More

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December 2018
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Endoscopic optical coherence tomography with wide field-of-view for the morphological and functional assessment of the human tympanic membrane.

J Biomed Opt 2018 Dec;24(3):1-11

Technische Universität Dresden, Carl Gustav Carus Faculty of Medicine, Anesthesiology and Critical C, Germany.

An endoscopic optical coherence tomography (OCT) system with a wide field-of-view of 8 mm is presented, which combines the image capability of endoscopic imaging at the middle ear with the advantages of functional OCT imaging, allowing a morphological and functional assessment of the human tympanic membrane. The endoscopic tube has a diameter of 3.5 mm and contains gradient-index optics for simultaneous forward-viewing OCT and video endoscopy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.JBO.24.3.031017DOI Listing
December 2018

Expanding the Capacity of Otolaryngologists in Kenya through Mobile Technology.

OTO Open 2018 Jan-Mar;2(1):2473974X18766824. Epub 2018 Mar 26.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Otolaryngology, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

Objective: To determine if reliable, objective audiologic data can be obtained by nonotolaryngology and nonaudiology practitioners using novel mobile technology in an effort to expand the capacity for early identification and treatment of disabling hearing loss in the developing world.

Study Design: Cross-sectional, proof-of-concept pilot study.

Setting: Screenings took place during an annual 2-week otolaryngology surgical mission in October 2016 in semirural Malindi, Kenya. Read More

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/2473974X18766824
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2473974X18766824DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6239030PMC
March 2018
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Assessment of Middle Ear Anatomy Teaching Methodologies Using Microscopy versus Endoscopy: A Randomized Comparative Study.

Anat Sci Educ 2018 Nov 14. Epub 2018 Nov 14.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Inselspital, University Hospital and University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

Teaching methodologies for the anatomy of the middle ear have not been investigated greatly due to the middle ear's highly complex structure and hidden location inside of the temporal bone. The aim of this randomized study was to quantitatively compare the suitability of using microscope- and endoscope-based methods for teaching the anatomy of the middle ear. We hypothesize that the endoscopic approach will be more efficient compared to the microscopic approach. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/ase.1837
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ase.1837DOI Listing
November 2018
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Innovative Method of Using Endoscope in Postoperative Canal Wall Down Mastoid Cavity.

JNMA J Nepal Med Assoc 2018 Mar-Apr;56(211):650-653

Department of ENT-HNS, Kathmandu Medical College, Sinamangal, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Introduction: Poor access to the difficult areas in the middle ear and mastoid cavity is considered as the major reason for failure in mastoid surgery. Wide field visibility, visualization of nooks and corners by an endoscope could contribute to better clinical control of the disease in these patients that cannot be accessed by the operating microscope. The study was done to assess and clean postoperative canal wall down mastoidectomy cavities with endoscope and compare with oto-microscopy. Read More

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November 2018
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The internal nasal valve: a validated grading system and operative guide.

Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2018 Nov 6;275(11):2739-2744. Epub 2018 Oct 6.

Rhinology Department, Royal National, Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, Gray's Inn Road, London, WC1X 8DA, UK.

Purpose: Nasal obstruction is a highly subjective and commonly reported symptom. The internal nasal valve (INV) is the rate limiting step to nasal airflow. A static INV grading score was devised with regard to visibility of the middle turbinate. Read More

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00405-018-5142-x
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00405-018-5142-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6208712PMC
November 2018
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[The clinical value of wideband tympanometry in the diagnosis of otitis media with effusion].

Authors:
J L Pan J Yang

Lin Chung Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 2018 Sep;32(17):1309-1315

Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery,Xinhua Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine,Shanghai,200092,China.

To establish normative data for wideband absorbance measurements in Chinese with normal ear and effusion ear using wideband tympanometry(WBT) and determine the WBT curves of normal ears and effusion ears to facilitate the use of it. To investigate whether there are difference between the WBT absorbance in children aged 2-16 and adults above 16. To compare the sensitivity and specificity of WBT and conventional tympanometry tests for diagnosing otitis media with effusion (OME). Read More

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http://www.cnki.net/kcms/doi/10.13201/j.issn.1001-1781.2018.
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http://dx.doi.org/10.13201/j.issn.1001-1781.2018.17.005DOI Listing
September 2018
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Face-neck lifting and ancillary procedures: A series of 203 cases.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Sep;97(39):e12333

Professor of Plastic Surgery, A-Plast Estetik, Istanbul, Turkey.

Various methods and ancillary procedures have been defined in the era of face-lifting surgery.The purpose of this study was to evaluate the esthetic outcomes of our face-neck cases and the importance of adding ancillary procedures based on individual assessment.We conducted a retrospective review of 203 face-neck cases, basically following the endoscopic and open principles of Vasconez. Read More

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http://Insights.ovid.com/crossref?an=00005792-201809280-0003
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000012333DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6181572PMC
September 2018
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Novel three-dimensional image system for endoscopic ear surgery.

Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2018 Dec 1;275(12):2933-2939. Epub 2018 Oct 1.

Department of Medical Education, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan.

Objective: The objective of this study was to evaluate the clinical outcomes of conventional two-dimensional (2D) endoscope with a novel computer-based three-dimensional (3D) imaging system for otologic surgical procedures.

Methods: A conventional 2D monocular endoscope with a novel computer-based 3D imaging system was applied to 18 otologic surgical procedures, including chronic otitis media (COM), cholesteatoma, otosclerosis, external canal osteoma and cochlear implant. Operation duration and complications of COM and attic cholesteatoma were recorded to compare 2D and 3D endoscopic ear surgery. Read More

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00405-018-5153-7
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00405-018-5153-7DOI Listing
December 2018
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Cholesterol granuloma in an antrochoanal polyp. A rare lesion in children.

Rev Esp Patol 2018 Oct - Dec;51(4):262-266. Epub 2018 May 4.

Otorhinolaryngology Service, Laredo Hospital, Cantabria, Spain.

Antrochoanal polyps (ACPs) are an infrequent clinical entity. Cholesterol granulomas (CGs) are commonly associated with chronic middle ear disease but are rare in the paranasal sinuses. We describe a case of a 10-year-old girl with a concomitant CG in an ACP which was surgically excised by nasosinusal endoscopic surgery. Read More

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S16998855183003
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.patol.2018.03.004DOI Listing
May 2018
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Eustachian Tube Function in Adults with Ventilation Tubes Inserted for Otitis Media with Effusion.

J Int Adv Otol 2018 Aug;14(2):255-262

Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, USA.

Objective: To investigate the eustachian tube (ET) function (ETF) in adults with ventilation tube (VT) inserted for the treatment of chronic otitis media with effusion (COME).

Materials And Methods: A total of 17 subjects with at least one VT were enrolled. A detailed history was obtained, and risk factors were assessed with questionnaires. Read More

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http://www.advancedotology.org/eng/makale/1241/98/Full-Text
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http://dx.doi.org/10.5152/iao.2018.4521DOI Listing
August 2018
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Presence of Helicobacter Pylori in the Stomach and Laryngeal Mucosal Linings in Patients with Laryngeal Cancer.

Acta Clin Croat 2018 Mar;57(1):91-95

Department of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery, Vukovar General Hospital, Vukovar, Croatia.

Helicobacter (H.) pylori is the cause of one of the most common chronic bacterial infections in humans. Risk factors for the development of laryngeal cancer are cigarette smoke, alcohol, and human papillomavirus. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.20471/acc.2018.57.01.10DOI Listing
March 2018
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Primary intratracheal schwannoma resected during bronchoscopy using argon plasma coagulation.

BMJ Case Rep 2018 Sep 18;2018. Epub 2018 Sep 18.

Department of Interventional Pulmonology, JFK Medical Center, Atlantis, Florida, USA.

A 63-year-old man presented with intermittent, progressively worsening dyspnoea associated with cough and blood-tinged sputum. Initial work-up showed left axis deviation on ECG, chest X-ray with an elevated left hemidiaphragm and a non-contrast CT chest that showed a multilobulated mass in the proximal trachea. Bronchoscopy showed a whitish-appearing lesion, which was then sampled and partially resected with pathology showing a schwannoma with no malignant cells. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2018-225140DOI Listing
September 2018

Role of Endoscopy in Resection of Intracanalicular Vestibular Schwannoma via Middle Fossa Approach: Technical Nuances.

World Neurosurg 2018 Dec 7;120:395-399. Epub 2018 Sep 7.

Department of Neurological Surgery, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA; Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA. Electronic address:

Background: Surgical resection of vestibular schwannomas (VS) located within the internal auditory canal (IAC) is challenging, especially those located very laterally in the IAC. Various transcranial approaches have been described for resection of intracanalicular VS including retrosigmoid, translabyrinthine, and middle fossa approaches. Each approach has its indications, advantages, and limitations. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.08.215DOI Listing
December 2018
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Stapedotomy using a 4 mm endoscope: any advantage over a microscope?

J Laryngol Otol 2018 Sep 10;132(9):807-811. Epub 2018 Sep 10.

Department of ENT,Head and Neck Surgery,Vardhaman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital,New Delhi,India.

Objectives: To ascertain the feasibility of endoscopic (4 mm) stapedotomy, and compare intra- and post-operative variations with microscopic stapedotomies.

Methods: Forty otosclerosis patients were scheduled for microscopic or endoscopic stapedotomy. Intra-operative variables compared were: incision, canalplasty, canal wall curettage for ossicular assessment, chorda tympani manipulation, ability to perform stapes footplate perforation before its supra-structure removal, and operative time. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022215118001548DOI Listing
September 2018
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Comparison of two techniques for transpharyngeal endoscopic auditory tube diverticulotomy in the horse.

J Vet Sci 2018 Nov;19(6):835-839

Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA.

Auditory tube diverticula, also known as guttural pouches, are naturally occurring dilations of the auditory tube in horses that communicate with the nasopharynx through a small ostium. Infection and select other conditions can result in inflammation and narrowing of the nasopharyngeal ostium, which prevents drainage of fluid or egress of air and can lead to persistent infection or guttural pouch tympany. Auditory tube diverticulotomy allows continuous egress from the auditory tube diverticula and is a feature of disease treatment in horses, in which medical treatment alone is not successful. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4142/jvs.2018.19.6.835DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6265580PMC
November 2018

Unusual case of bilateral haemotympanum after endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial fine needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA).

BMJ Case Rep 2018 Jul 30;2018. Epub 2018 Jul 30.

Respiratory Medicine, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Preston, UK.

We present a case of bilateral haemotympanum (HT) during endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial fine needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA). A 64 year-old-man underwent EBUS-TBNA for mediastinal lymph nodes (LN) staging. Medical history included emphysema and angina. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2018-225696DOI Listing
July 2018
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Transnasal Placement of a Balloon-Expandable Metallic Stent: Human Cadaver Study of the Eustachian Tube.

J Vasc Interv Radiol 2018 08 29;29(8):1187-1193. Epub 2018 Jun 29.

Department of Radiology and Research Institute of Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 88, Olympic-ro 43-gil, Songpa-gu, Seoul, 05505, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Purpose: To investigate the technical feasibility of stent placement in the cartilaginous portion of the Eustachian tube (ET).

Materials And Methods: Twelve ETs of 6 cadavers were used. Two different-sized stents were placed on either the right (2. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvir.2018.03.029DOI Listing
August 2018
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Two Cases of Bilateral Vocal Fold Mobility Impairment After LMA Use In 7 Months.

Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2018 Sep 26;127(9):653-656. Epub 2018 Jul 26.

1 Department of Otolaryngology, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, New York, New York, USA.

Objectives: To increase awareness of vocal fold mobility impairment secondary to laryngeal mask airway (LMA) use in the operating room.

Methods: We report 2 cases of bilateral vocal fold mobility impairment after LMA use within 7 months of each other. One patient is a 52-year-old female who developed this complication after orthopedic elbow surgery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0003489418784061DOI Listing
September 2018
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Accessory submandibular duct sialolithiasis identified during sialendoscopy.

Ear Nose Throat J 2018 Jul;97(7):E33-E35

Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Utah, 50 North Medical Dr., SOM 3C120, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA.

We describe a unique case of a 62-year-old patient with recurrent right submandibular sialadenitis. He initially appeared to have extensive sialolithiasis of the right submandibular duct on computed tomography imaging and examination, but sialendoscopy demonstrated a normal-appearing right submandibular duct. An accessory duct posterior and parallel to the normal duct was identified at the time of sialendoscopy and was found to have extensive sialolithiasis, which required removal by both an endoscopic and intraoral technique. Read More

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Intraoperative ultrasound-guided retrieval of an extraluminal pharyngoesophageal foreign body.

Ear Nose Throat J 2018 Jul;97(7):202-207

UC Davis Department of Otolaryngology, 2521 Stockton Blvd., Suite 7200, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA.

Pharyngoesophageal foreign bodies (FBs) are common otolaryngologic problems, but challenging cases cause significant patient and surgeon frustration. Extraluminal migration of an FB from the pharynx or esophagus is rare and usually necessitates external neck exploration. Approaching these complicated FBs endoscopically may avoid undue surgical morbidity. Read More

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July 2018
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Endoscopic surgery for primary sinonasal malignancies: Treatment outcomes and prognostic factors.

Ear Nose Throat J 2018 Jun;97(6):E24-E30

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Zhujiang Hospital of Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China.

We retrospectively reviewed the cases of 85 patients with primary sinonasal malignancies who had undergone endoscopic surgery with curative intent achieved by "regional resection." Our goal was to assess the efficacy of endoscopic surgical treatment vis-à-vis traditional open surgery. Kaplan-Meier data analysis revealed that the 1-, 3-, and 5-year disease-specific survival rates were 82, 60, and 49%, respectively. Read More

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Preliminary outcomes of endoscopic middle-ear surgery in 103 cases: a UK experience.

J Laryngol Otol 2018 Jun;132(6):493-496

Department of Otolaryngology,University Hospital Monklands, NHS Lanarkshire,Airdrie,Scotland,UK.

Background: Totally endoscopic ear surgery and endoscope-assisted microsurgery are still new concepts, with relatively few centres in the UK performing them. Advantages include better visualisation of difficult to reach areas, such as the sinus tympani, and limited external incisions. This paper reports our short-term outcomes for endoscopic middle-ear surgery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022215118000695DOI Listing
June 2018
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Intra and interobserver agreement of narrow band imaging for the detection of head and neck tumors.

Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2018 Sep 17;275(9):2349-2354. Epub 2018 Jul 17.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital Clínic, Villarroel 170, 08036, Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain.

Background: Narrow band imaging (NBI) in combination with white light endoscopy (WLE) has improved the accuracy for the diagnosis and follow-up of head and neck carcinomas by identifying changes in the vascular patterns of the mucosa. However, NBI evaluation is explorer-dependent and may be influenced by the learning curve. The aim of this study is to assess the intra and interobserver agreement of NBI and WLE at the office, under local anaesthesia, by either experienced or non-experienced observers. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00405-018-5063-8DOI Listing
September 2018
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Acute presentation of a partially obstructing laryngeal tumour: adjuvant agents to gaseous induction of anaesthesia.

BMJ Case Rep 2018 Jul 12;2018. Epub 2018 Jul 12.

Anaesthetics, Royal Derby Hospital, Derby, UK.

We present the case of a 53-year-old man who attended our emergency department with stridor. He had recently undergone investigation for possible glottic cancer. We discuss the airway management of such a case. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2018-224700DOI Listing
July 2018
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Intraoperative thermal safety of endoscopic ear surgery utilizing a holder.

Am J Otolaryngol 2018 Sep - Oct;39(5):585-591. Epub 2018 Jul 2.

Bezmialem Vakif University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey.

Purpose: Despite the ever-growing popularity of endoscopic ear surgery (EES), there are still concerns regarding the potential thermal risk associated with the use of light sources and also questions raised about the thermal safety of extended stationary applications of endoscopes with holders that allow the use of both hands in the middle ear. The temperature changes witnessed during EES when using different calipers on static endoscopes fitted with camera holders during true operations were measured, and effects of varying light source intensities, as well as the cooling effect of irrigation and suction, were investigated.

Methods: This study included 12 patients with chronic otitis who were scheduled to undergo myringoplasty surgery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjoto.2018.07.001DOI Listing
January 2019
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Endoscopic vs Microscopic Overlay Tympanoplasty for Correcting Large Tympanic Membrane Perforations: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Authors:
Yuvatiya Plodpai

Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2018 Nov 10;159(5):879-886. Epub 2018 Jul 10.

1 Department of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hatyai, Songkhla Province, Thailand.

Objective: Although overlay grafting for complicated tympanic perforations offers a high success rate, potential complications may outweigh its advantages. This study aimed to assess endoscopic overlay tympanoplasty (EOT), compared with microscopic overlay tympanoplasty (MOT), to optimize outcomes while minimizing complications associated with large tympanic perforations.

Study Design: Nonmasked, randomized. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0194599818786948DOI Listing
November 2018
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Endoscopic Septoplasty with Limited Two-line Resection: Minimally Invasive Surgery for Septal Deviation.

J Vis Exp 2018 06 20(136). Epub 2018 Jun 20.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Eye and Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Hospital, Shanghai Key Clinical Disciplines of Otorhinolaryngology, Fudan University;

Endoscopic septoplasty is a surgical procedure in otolaryngology that is commonly performed to treat nasal airway obstruction caused by nasal septal deviation. It has a long history with multiple variations. In this article, a modified endoscopic septoplasty procedure using the limited two-line resection (2LoRs) technique at the posterior and inferior junction of the cartilaginous and bony septum is presented based on embryologic and anatomic knowledge of the nasal septum and the biomechanics of cartilaginous behavior. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3791/57678DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6101966PMC
June 2018
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A retrospective comparative study of endoscopic and microscopic Tympanoplasty.

J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2018 Jul 4;47(1):44. Epub 2018 Jul 4.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Cathay General Hospital, 280 Ren-Ai Rd. Sec. 4, Taipei, Taiwan.

Background: This study compares endoscopic and microscopic tympanoplasty for the treatment of chronic otitis media (COM) without cholesteatoma.

Methods: This retrospective study included 153 ears (139 patients) treated surgically (endoscopic or microscopic tympanoplasty) for COM in the absence of cholesteatoma at our hospital between January 2008 and October 2015. The adoption of transcanal endoscopic ear surgery (TEES) or microscopic ear surgery (MES) was divided temporally (before and since 2014). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40463-018-0289-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6033204PMC

Combined Lid Crease and Endoscopic Approach to Lateral Frontal Sinus Disease With Orbital Extension.

Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2018 Sep 4;127(9):637-642. Epub 2018 Jul 4.

2 Department of Otolaryngology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA.

Introduction: Functional endoscopic sinus surgery for frontal sinus disease has obviated the need for external approaches. Special circumstances such as acute infection with orbital involvement or significant lateral sinus disease frequently require adjunct access. We describe the clinical outcomes of a combined upper eyelid crease and endoscopic approach for lateral frontal sinus disease with orbital extension. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0003489418784967DOI Listing
September 2018
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[The role of the endoscopic assistance in the surgical treatment of the children presenting with chronic suppurative otitis media and cholesteatoma].

Vestn Otorinolaringol 2018;83(3):16-19

Morozovskaya City Children's Clinical Hospital, Moscow Health Department, Moscow, Russia, 111049.

The present study was designed to elucidate the possibilities for the application of angled endoscopes in the sanation of those compartments of the middle ear which are difficult to access for visual control with the use of a microscope, such as the retrotympanic structures (e.g. tympanic and facial retraction pockets), anterior epitympanum, etc. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.17116/otorino201883316DOI Listing
October 2018
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[The peculiar clinical features of different types of acquired cholesteatoma of the middle ear].

Vestn Otorinolaringol 2018;83(3):11-15

P.A. Bayandin Murmansk Regional Clinical Hospital, Murmansk, Russia, 183037.

We have undertaken the analysis of the specific clinical manifestations of acquired cholesteatoma of the middle ear in 437 chronic patients suffering from this pathology. 96.1% of them presented with primarily acquired cholesteatoma of the middle ear (including 53. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.17116/otorino201883311DOI Listing
October 2018

Transcanal Endoscopic Ear Surgery for Congenital Cholesteatoma.

Clin Exp Otorhinolaryngol 2018 Dec 27;11(4):233-241. Epub 2018 Jun 27.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Objectives: As endoscopic instrumentation, techniques and knowledges have significantly improved recently, endoscopic ear surgery has become increasingly popular. Transcanal endoscopic ear surgery (TEES) can provide better visualization of hidden areas in the middle ear cavity during congenital cholesteatoma removal. We aimed to describe outcomes for TEES for congenital cholesteatoma in a pediatric population. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21053/ceo.2018.00122DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6222188PMC
December 2018
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Wireless mobile ultrasonography-assisted parotid duct stone removal.

Ear Nose Throat J 2018 Apr-May;97(4-5):E36-E38

Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Gachon University, Gil Medical Center, 1189, Guwol-dong, Namdong-gu, Incheon, Republic of Korea.

Ultrasonography is highly sensitive for the diagnosis of sialoliths. Recently, wireless mobile ultrasonography was developed. We describe the case of a 49-year-old man who presented with painful postprandial left cheek swelling. Read More

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November 2018
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Early experience in endoscopic transoral resection for parapharyngeal space tumors.

Ear Nose Throat J 2018 Apr-May;97(4-5):E5-E9

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Beijing Anzhen Hospital, Beijing, PR China.

The purpose of this study was to investigate the feasibility, safety, and efficacy of the resection of parapharyngeal space (PPS) tumors via an endoscopic transoral approach. We reviewed 9 patients who were diagnosed with PPS tumors and who were treated with an endoscopic transoral approach. PPS tumors ranging from 2. Read More

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November 2018
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Saline irrigation for allergic rhinitis.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2018 06 22;6:CD012597. Epub 2018 Jun 22.

Cochrane ENT, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford, UK Cochrane Centre, Summertown Pavilion, 18 - 24 Middle Way, Oxford, UK.

Background: Allergic rhinitis is a common condition affecting both adults and children. Patients experience symptoms of nasal obstruction, rhinorrhoea, sneezing and nasal itching, which may affect their quality of life.Nasal irrigation with saline (salty water), also known as nasal douching, washing or lavage, is a procedure that rinses the nasal cavity with isotonic or hypertonic saline solutions. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD012597.pub2DOI Listing
June 2018
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Endoscopic push-through technique compared to microscopic underlay myringoplasty in anterior tympanic membrane perforations.

J Laryngol Otol 2018 Jun 18;132(6):509-513. Epub 2018 Jun 18.

Otolaryngology Department,Faculty of Medicine,Suez Canal University,Ismailia,Egypt.

Background: Microscopic myringoplasty is the most frequently performed procedure for repairing tympanic membrane perforations. The endoscopic transcanal approach bypasses the narrow ear canal segment and provides a wider view.

Methods: An open-label randomised clinical trial was conducted on 56 patients with small anterior tympanic membrane perforations. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022215118000889DOI Listing
June 2018
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Metastatic endometrial cancer of the paranasal sinuses.

Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2018 Sep 18;100(7):e161-e164. Epub 2018 Jun 18.

Ear, Nose and Throat Department, Royal Surrey County Hospital , Guildford, Surrey , UK.

Endometrial carcinoma is the fourth most common cancer affecting women in the UK. Its most frequent sites of spread are to the pelvic and para-aortic lymph nodes, vagina and peritoneum. We report a case of a 63-year-old woman with known endometrial cancer who presented with left facial swelling and eye displacement. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1308/rcsann.2018.0078DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6214068PMC
September 2018
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Improvement of hearing results by bone cement fixation in endoscopic stapedotomy.

J Laryngol Otol 2018 Jun 11;132(6):486-488. Epub 2018 Jun 11.

Department of Otolaryngology,Pamukkale University,Denizli,Turkey.

Objective: This study aimed to compare the hearing results of two different stapedotomy techniques used in the clinic at different time points.

Methods: An endoscopic surgery group (group 1; n = 37) were compared retrospectively with a microscopic surgery group (group 2; n = 57). A small fenestra and Teflon piston technique were used in all patients. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022215118000439DOI Listing

The protympanum, protiniculum and subtensor recess: an endoscopic morphological anatomy study.

J Laryngol Otol 2018 Jun 11;132(6):489-492. Epub 2018 Jun 11.

Kolling Deafness Research Centre,Royal North Shore Hospital and Macquarie University,Sydney,Australia.

Objectives: An anatomical study was performed to describe the endoscopic anatomy and variations of the protympanum, including classification of the protiniculum and subtensor recess.

Methods: A retrospective review was conducted of video recordings of cadaveric dissections and surgical procedures, which included visualisation of the protympanum, across 4 tertiary university referral centres over a 16-month period. A total of 97 ears were used in the analysis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022215118000464DOI Listing

Patulous Eustachian tube obliteration using endovascular coils: a novel technique.

J Laryngol Otol 2018 Jun 11;132(6):564-566. Epub 2018 Jun 11.

Department of Otolaryngology,Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham,UK.

Background: Patulous Eustachian tube is a distressing condition characterised by chronic patency of the Eustachian tube and its failure to close. Patients typically present with symptoms of autophony and aural fullness. In patients requiring surgical intervention, a variety of different procedures have been demonstrated (both transtympanic and endonasal), with limited success. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022215118000725DOI Listing
June 2018
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Manifestation of granulomatosis with polyangiitis in head and neck.

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2018 Mar-Apr;36 Suppl 111(2):78-84. Epub 2018 May 18.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Kiel, Germany.

Objectives: Granulomatosis with polyangiitis is a rare autoimmune disease of the group of antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitides. Involvement of the ear, nose and throat (ENT)-region is only described in a few case series and case reports. The objective of this study is to systematically characterise the ENT-involvement in a large series of GPA patients. Read More

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July 2018
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[Endoscopic middle ear surgery].

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Lin Chung Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 2018 Mar;32(5):393-400

Endoscopic transcannal middle ear surgery via natural route allows minimal surgery procedure which avoids incision of auricula and protects mastoid air cells. Utilizing endoscope of different angles provides excellent views of the "hidden corner" in middle ear, therefore helping surgeons better get rid of reduce residual pathological tissues. Surgeons in otology should understand middle ear anatomy and physiology as well as master the use of endoscopic surgical instruments to perform procedures well. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.13201/j.issn.1001-1781.2018.05.020DOI Listing

[Different states of otitis media were retrospectively analyzed of myringoplasty].

Lin Chung Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 2017 Oct;31(19):1473-1477

Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery,EENT Hospital of Fudan University.

Through analysis of the tympanic membrane perforation rate and hearing improvement rate with chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) by myringoplasty,to observe the effect of different preoperative conditions such as middle ear lesion,eustachian tube (ET) function and infection status on the postoperative curative effect.Retrospective analysis of EENT Hospital of Fudan University from January 2012 to November 2016 during the 203 cases (203 ears) with clinical data of myringoplasty: according to intraoperative exploration of the presence of purulent secretions in the tympanic cavity,divided into infection active group and infection quiescence group; according to the preoperative results of the function of ET with acoustic impedance test divided into dysfunction or good group; according to the preoperative temporal bone HRCT suggested that the middle ear (mastoid cells,tympanic antrum and tympanic cavity) with or without soft tissue density,divided into the group with no focal lesion and the group with focal lesion. Review endoscopy and pure tone audiometry after 3 to 6 months. Read More

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October 2017
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10-year-old with concha bullosa pyogenic mucocele.

BMJ Case Rep 2018 May 15;2018. Epub 2018 May 15.

Department of Ear Nose and Throat, University Hospital Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark.

A 10-year-old girl presented with episodes of migraine. A nasal mass was found randomly during work-up. Interpreted as an osteoma, the mass was removed during endoscopic surgery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2018-224417DOI Listing
May 2018
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[The surgical management of nasal skull base schwannoma under endonasal endoscope: a retrospective review of 52 cases].

Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 2018 Apr;53(4):257-262

Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Eye Ear Nose and Throat Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai 200031, China.

To discuss the surgical technique and outcome of nasal skull base schwannoma treated under endonasal endoscope. Fifty-two patients with nasal skull base nonvestibular schwannoma were treated under endonasal endoscope from May 2006 to June 2017 in Shanghai E&ENT Hospital. Of the patients, there were 21 men and 31 women. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3760/cma.j.issn.1673-0860.2018.04.004DOI Listing
April 2018
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[Efficacy of balloon Eustachian tuboplasty combined with grommet insertion in the treatment of chronic dilation Eustachian tube dysfunction].

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Huan Qin Jun Yang

Lin Chung Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 2018 Mar;32(6):465-469

Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai.

Objectives: To evaluate the efficacy of balloon Eustachian tuboplasty (BET) combined with grommet insertion in the treatment of chronic dilation Eustachian tube dysfunction (CDETD).

Methods: A retrospective study was performed in 19 patients with CDETD who underwent BET at the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Xinhua Hospital Affiliated with Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, from October, 2014 to September, 2016. The ages of these patients ranged from 10 to 67 years. Read More

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March 2018
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Stenting the Eustachian tube to treat chronic otitis media - a feasibility study in sheep.

Head Face Med 2018 May 4;14(1). Epub 2018 May 4.

Department of Otolaryngology, Hannover Medical School, Carl-Neuberg-Str. 1, 30625, Hannover, Germany.

Background: Untreated chronic otitis media severely impairs quality of life in affected individuals. Local destruction of the middle ear and subsequent loss of hearing are common sequelae, and currently available treatments provide limited relief. Therefore, the objectives of this study were to evaluate the feasibility of the insertion of a coronary stent from the nasopharynx into the Eustachian tube in-vivo in sheep and to make an initial assessment of its positional stability, tolerance by the animal, and possible tissue reactions. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13005-018-0165-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5935938PMC
May 2018
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Endoscopic optical coherence tomography enables morphological and subnanometer vibratory imaging of the porcine cochlea through the round window.

Opt Lett 2018 May;43(9):1966-1969

A highly phase stable hand-held (HH) endoscopic system has been developed for optical coherence tomography and vibrometry. Designed to transit the ear canal to the middle ear space and peer through the round window (RW), it is capable of imaging the vibratory function of the cochlear soft tissues with subnanometer scale sensitivity. A side-looking, 9 cm long rigid endoscope with a distal diameter of 1. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.43.001966DOI Listing
May 2018
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[The patulous Eustachian tube syndrome: the current state of the problem and our own clinical observation. Part 1].

Vestn Otorinolaringol 2018;83(2):56-62

Laboratory of Hearing and Speech, Academician I.P. Pavlov First Saint-Petersburg State Medical University, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 197022; Otorhinolaryngology Department, I.I. Mechnikov North-Western State Medical University, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 191015.

The patulous Eustachian tube syndrome was described more than 150 years ago, but up to the present time some of its aspects continue to be a challenge for both fundamental and clinical medicine. Certain issues of etiology and pathogenesis of this condition have until recently remained unclear which probably accounts for the failure of choosing the adequate methods for its medical correction. Despite the seemingly broad spectrum of the modern tools for the purpose including first and foremost the endoscopic and radiological techniques, verification of the patulous Eustachian tube may encounter difficulties for the specialists. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.17116/otorino201883256-62DOI Listing
September 2018