6,423 results match your criteria Otolaryngologia polska. The Polish otolaryngology[Journal]


Cysteinyl leukotriene 1 receptor expression in nasal polyps.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Oct;72(6):17-22

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Białymstoku Klinika Otolaryngologii.

Cysteinyl leukotrienes (CysLTs) have been implicated in the pathogenesis of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS). This study was undertaken to better understand the role of CysLTs in the development of CRS through 1). assessment of the pattern of expression of CysLT1 receptor in nasal polyps from patients with CRS and 2). Read More

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October 2018
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Reference values of selected auditory temporal processing tests for Polish school children.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Sep;72(6):31-36

Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing in Warsaw, Poland.

Introduction: Distorted processing of auditory information has a negative impact on the child's cognitive development. There are only a few studies conducted by Polish researchers determining normative values of psychoacoustic tests in auditory processing disorders. They are inconsistent due to different methodologies and research protocols. Read More

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September 2018
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Immunotherapy of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). Immune checkpoint blockade.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Sep;72(6):10-16

Uniwersytet Medyczny im. Karola Marcinkowskiego w Poznaniu Wydział Lekarski II Katedra i Klinika Chirurgii Głowy, Szyi i Onkologii Laryngologicznej.

Treating patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck is a significant problem. There is an increase in the incidence of malignant neoplasms in this region. Surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy are often not sufficient methods of treatment. Read More

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September 2018

Comparative evaluation of the diagnostic value of the VHIT and Dix-Hallpike test in patients with balance system disorders in out-patient healthcare practice and expertise preparation.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Sep;72(6):37-43

Department of Otolaryngology and Laryngological Oncology, Audiology and Phoniatrics II Chair of Otolaryngology, Medical University in Lodz, Poland.

Introduction: The aim of the paper was the comparative analysis of the diagnostic value of the Video Head Impulse Testing (VHIT) Ulmer I and Dix-Hallpike Test in patients with balance system disorders in out-patient practice and expertise preparation.

Material And Methods: The examination was performed in 63 patients aged 20-79, including 28 women aged 20-72 and 35 men aged 23-79, divided into two groups: Group I (study group) - 33 patients with mixed cause vertigo (on the basis of the Fitzgerald-Hallpike caloric test during the VNG examination), and Group II (reference group) - 30 healthy patients. After the ENT interview and physical examination, exclusion of pathological lesions in the external acoustic meatus and middle ear, each patient was subjected to a Fitzgerald-Hallpike caloric test during VNG examination, as well as a VHIT test and Dix-Hallpike test, with the evaluation of eyeball reaction during head rotation. Read More

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September 2018
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Results of cystadenolymphoma treatment of superficial parotid gland.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Sep;72(6):23-30

Collegium Medicum Uniwersytetu Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu Klinika Otolaryngologii i Laryngologii Onkologicznej z Pododdziałem Audiologii i Foniatrii.

Introduction Warthin's tumor is a non-malignant tumor that occurs in major salivary glands. Diagnostics include an interview and physical examination as well as additional tests - ultrasonography, magnetic resonance tomography, fine-needle aspiration biopsy. Surgical tumor resection remains the method of treatment, the scope of which includes techniques from extracapsular tumor resection to a full range of parotidectomy. Read More

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September 2018

The dynamics of pollen seasons of the most allergenic plants - 15-year observations in Warsaw.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Sep;72(6):44-53

Military Institute of Medicine, Warsaw, Poland; Department of Otolaryngology with Division of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery, Warsawa, Poland.

Introduction: Allergic rhinitis concerns nearly 25% of the Polish population. Among pollen allergens, the most common reasons for allergic rhinitis are: grass, birch and mugwort. Knowledge of the characteristics of pollen seasons is necessary in diagnostics, monitoring of therapy and prevention of allergic rhinitis. Read More

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September 2018
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Antibiotic therapy for an ENT specialist.

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Piotr Albrecht

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Sep;72(6):1-9

Klinika Gastroenterologii i Żywienia Dzieci, Warszawski Uniwersytet Medyczny, Warszawa, Polska.

The study dedicated mainly to general practitioners of ENTs discusses the principles of antibiotic therapy of the most common diseases that this specialty deals with, namely acute tonsillitis and throat inflammation, acute otitis media (AOM), and acute sinusitis. The most common errors in the antibiotic therapy of these diseases are also presented. The basic antibiotic in streptococcal pharyngitis is and remains oral penicillin administered for 10 days. Read More

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September 2018
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Transnasal microscopic approach for juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Aug;72(5):31-36

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Lublinie II Wydział Lekarski z Oddziałem Anglojęzycznym Zakład Epidemiologii i Metodologii Badań Klinicznych.

Introduction: Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma (JNA) is a rare, benign, vascular tumor originating in the nasopharynx. The treatment of choice for JNA is surgical excision. In recent years, surgical management has been greatly influenced by the use of the transnasal endoscopic technique. Read More

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August 2018
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Endonasal Triangular Technique for nasal valve rhinoplasty: a ten year review.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Sep;72(5):45-50

Department of Otolaryngology, Logan Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Introduction: The nasal valve is the main regulator of airflow in the nose. Consequently, the collapse of the nasal valve has a significant impact on nasal obstruction and hence quality-of-life of patients. Several nasal valve rhinoplasty techniques are being used, from cartilage grafts to endonasal resection of the upper lateral cartilage. Read More

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September 2018
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Narrow band imaging in transoral laser microsurgery (TLM) in moderately advanced (T2, T3) glottic cancer.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Aug;72(5):17-23

Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Poznań University of Medical Sciences, Poznań, Poland.

Introduction: Treatment planning in T2, T3 laryngeal carcinoma is based on clinical assessment and radiological imaging. However, to delineate precise mucosal margins for transoral laser microsurgery (TLM), a high class, sophisticated endoscopy is indispensable. Narrowband imaging (NBI) which is an optical filter technology, seems to be a useful adjunctive tool in marking superficial margins. Read More

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August 2018
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Objectification of vocal folds mucosal wave.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Jun;72(5):24-30

Instytut Fizjologii i Patologii Słuchu, Światowe Centrum Słuchu, Klinika Audiologii i Foniatrii, Warszawa/Kajetany Uniwersytet Muzyczny Fryderyka Chopina, Katedra Audiologii i Foniatrii, Warszawa.

The work assessed the clinical utility of open quotients measured during laryngovideostroboscopy and electroglottography. Values of the parameters were analyzed according to clinical diagnosis. An algorithm based on direct and indirect mucosal wave measurement is presented, which allows for differentiation of voice disorders. Read More

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June 2018
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Obstructive sleep disordered breathing in children - an important problem in the light of current European guidelines.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Jun;72(5):9-16

Medical Center in Ostrołęka, Branch in Różan.

Obstructive sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is a common clinical problem. An unrecognized and untreated SDB is a serious threat for an intensively developing organism of a child. The consequences of SDB include cardiovascular and neurological complications, growth disorders and enuresis. Read More

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June 2018
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Bacterial lysates in the prevention of respiratory tract infections.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Oct;72(5):1-8

Oddział Otolaryngologiczny, Szpital Dziecięcy im. prof. dr J. Bogdanowicza w Warszawie.

Bacterial lysates stimulate the general immunity of the body in a non-specific way. They act on non-specific defense mechanisms, leading to an increase in type A antibody in mucous membranes, phagocytic activity and INF-ƴ production. They can also stimulate the production of specific antibodies against the bacterial antigens that make up the preparation. Read More

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October 2018
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Is Ozone (O3) Treatment Effective in Atrophic Rhinitis? Experimental Animal Study.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 06;72(5):37-44

BağcılarTraining and Research Hospital, Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey.

Introduction: Atrophic rhinitis (AR) is a disease characterized by atrophy of the mucosa, submucosa, bone tissue due to an unknown cause and excessive nasal cavity enlargement. The disease still has no complete treatment, and the treatment of the functional loss of atrophic cells in AR is still a matter to be investigated. Ozone (O3) therapy has been shown to enhance cell metabolism, angiogenesis, fibroblast activity, and collagen synthesis. Read More

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June 2018
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Place of phytotherapy in the treatment of acute infections of upper respiratory tract and upper gastrointestinal tract.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Aug;72(4):42-50

Studenckie Koło Naukowe przy Klinice Otolaryngologii i Laryngologii Onkologicznej, Uniwersytet Medyczny w Łodzi.

Acute infections of the upper respiratory tract and upper gastrointestinal tract (mouth and throat) are still the most common reason for reporting to the general practitioner or ENT specialist. Despite the fact that the most common causative agent of these diseases is a virus, antibiotics are still flavored in about 60-80% of patients who report to the doctor. In consensuses such as EPOS, WHO reports and other local/ / national reports, there is a need to limit antibacterial treatment for and to replace it with symptomatic and anti-inflammatory drugs. Read More

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August 2018
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Fungal sinusitis among patients with chronic rhinosinusitis who underwent endoscopic sinus surgery.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Jun;72(4):35-41

Samodzielny Publiczny Szpital Kliniczny nr 7 Śląskiego Uniwersytetu Medycznego w Katowicach Górnośląskie Centrum Medyczne im. prof. Leszka Gieca Oddział Laryngologii i Onkologii Laryngologicznej.

Introduction: Fungal paranasal sinusitis can be either invasive or non-invasive. Saprophytic infections, fungus balls (FB) and allergic fungal rhinosinusitis are non-invasive (AFR).

Materials And Methods: The present study examined 521 patients who underwent endoscopic sinus surgery between January 2016 and April 2017 due to chronic paranasal sinusitis at the Department of Laryngology and Laryngological Oncology of the Upper Silesian Medical Centre in Katowice. Read More

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June 2018
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Psychogenic voice disorders.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Jun;72(4):26-34

Zakład Fonoaudiologii Klinicznej i Logopedii, Wydział Nauk o Zdrowiu, Uniwersytet Medyczny w Białymstoku.

Introduction: Voice express the psyche and personality of a person. Psychogenic dysphonia is called Phononeurosis. Neurosis, depression or family, occupational and social conflicts are the cause of voice disturbances. Read More

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June 2018
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Obstructive sleep apnea in patients scheduled for endarterectomy - preliminary study.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Jun;72(4):17-20

Medical University of Warsaw, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Poland.

Introduction The association between obstructive sleep apnea and atherosclerosis is confirmed for long time, but the pathomechanism is still not known. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of OSA in patients scheduled for endarterectomy and the influence of this procedure on the sleep study parameters and sleepiness. Materials and methods 46 patients scheduled for open carotid endarterectomy were enrolled in the study. Read More

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June 2018
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Outcomes of bevacizumab and cidofovir treatment in HPV-associated recurrent respiratory papillomatosis - review of the literature.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Jun;72(4):1-8

Poznan University of Medical Sciences Department of Otolaryngology and Laryngological Oncology.

Objective: Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP) is caused by human papilloma virus types 6 and 11 and occurs in both children and adults. It is characterized by the proliferation of benign squamous papillomas within the aerodigestive tract. The problem with recurrent respiratory papillomatosis treatment is the high recurrence of papilloma growth after surgical removal. Read More

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June 2018
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Surgical treatment results of parapharyngeal space tumors: a report of 22 cases.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 May;72(4):9-16

Medical University of Warsaw Otolaryngology Depatment.

Introduction: Parapharyngeal space (PPS) is the anatomical area lateral to the upper pharynx and clinically important due to PPS tumors. They account for less than 1% of head and neck neoplasms. Both benign and malignant neoplasms may arise there and typical for this localization is diversity of histological origin. Read More

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May 2018
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Marginal mandibular nerve injury during neck dissection of level IIa, and the influence of different types of dissection: diathermy versus cold knife.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Jun;72(4):21-25

Hospital Universitario Donostia Otorhinolaryngology - Head & Neck Department.

Introduction: Post-operative injury of the marginal mandibular branch of the facial nerve is consider a complication in neck dissection and can be related to different factors including traction, devascularisation or the conduction block due to diathermy.

Material And Methods: Prospective, crossover study including patients treated bilateral selective neck dissection of level IIa during a 12 months-period, was performed to evaluate the efficacy of the Hayes-Martin manoeuvre to prevent nerve injury during the use of cold or monopolar diathermy dissection.

Results: 20 patients met the inclusion criteria (40 neck dissections). Read More

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June 2018
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External auditory meatus and/or conchal bowl reconstruction with postauricular island flap in patients with Basal Cell Carcinoma or Squamous Cell Carcinoma.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 May;72(3):4-10

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Łodzi Klinika Otolaryngologii i Laryngologii Onkologicznej.

Aims: Presenting our clinical experience with the postauricular island flap (pif) and estimation of the results following partial external auditory canal (eac) and/or auricular conchal bowl reconstructions with the pif in patients after carcinoma resections.

Methods: We have analyzed postoperative results of 19 patients after auricular conchal bowl (11), or auricular conchal bowl and eac (8) reconstructions with pif, following malignant tumor resections, between 2000-2015. The patients were followed-up and evaluated in respect of early and long-term results after surgical treatment considering plastic surgeon's and patient's opinion. Read More

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May 2018
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Analysis of diagnostic-therapeutic results after the first year of life in children of hearing disturbance risk groups.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 May;72(3):11-18

Jagiellonian Medical College Otolaryngology.

Introduction: It is assumed that the critical period for diagnosis of hearing disorders is the baby's first three months of life and that appropriate course and implementation of treatment and/or rehabilitation should begin before a child is six months old. However various kinds of problems may occur during auditory screening of a child may exceed this interval.

Aim: The aim of this study was an evaluation of auditory screening results for children over 12 months old with congenital hearing loss. Read More

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May 2018
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Indications and Long-term Outcomes of Open Augmentation Rhinoplasty with Autogenous L-shaped Costal Cartilage Strut Grafts - A Single Plastic Surgeon's Experience.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Jun;72(3):26-32

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Addenbrooke's University Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK Postgraduate Medical Institute, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge & Chelmsford, UK.

Introduction We present a single surgeon's experience of open augmentation rhinoplasty with autogenous L-shaped costal cartilage grafts, with long-term patient-reported outcome data. We highlight the salient operative steps and outline the peri-operative care required to optimise outcomes. Materials and Methods A retrospective review of eleven such augmentation rhinoplasties performed between 2008 and 2016 was undertaken. Read More

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June 2018
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Posturography studies in patients with central and mixed vertigo Summary.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 May;72(3):19-25

Clinic of Otolaryngology and Laryngological Oncology of the 2nd Department of Otolaryngology, Medical University of Lodz; Head of the Clinic and the Department: Professor J. Olszewski MD, PhD; Łódź, Poland.

Introduction: The aim of the study was to compare the results of posturography in patients with central and mixed vertigo.

Material And Methods: 50 patients (40 female and 10 male) aged between 26-47 complaining of vertigo were examined during their hospitalization in the Department of Otolaryngology, Laryngological Oncology, Audiology and Phoniatrics, Medical University of Lodz in 2014. The subjects were divided into two groups: I - 26 patients (23 female and 3 male) with central vertigo, II - 24 patients (17 female and 7 male) with mixed vertigo. Read More

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May 2018
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The usefulness of the NBI - narrow band imaging for the larynx assessment.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Jun;72(3):1-3

Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznań, Poland.

Narrow band imaging (NBI) by enhancing the contrast between the mucosal epithelium and submucosal vessels facilitates diagnosis of precancerous and cancerous lesions, as well as hypertrophic lesions such as laryngeal papillomatosis. Narrow band imaging (NBI) is an optical technique based on the modification of white light by the use of special optical filters. Every change in the microvascular architecture of the mucosa is classified according to Ni's classification (2011). Read More

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June 2018
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Bacteriotherapy for preventing recurrent upper respiratory infections in children: a real-world experience.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 May;72(3):33-38

Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Genoa, Italy.

Background Recurrent upper respiratory infections (RURI) constitute a social problem for both their pharmaco-economic impact and the burden for the family. Bacteriotherapy could be an interesting preventive option. Objective The aim of this study was to evaluate the preventive effects of RURI in children. Read More

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May 2018
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Analysis of the changes in the Polish Universal Neonatal Hearing Screening Program over 15 years of activity.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 04;72(2):13-20

Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Head: Professor Małgorzata Wierzbicka MD, PhD; Poznan, Poland.

Introduction: One of the examples of a nationwide pro-health program in Poland is the Polish Universal Neonatal Hearing Screening Program (PUNHSP). The Program is aimed at early diagnosis and intervention in children with hearing impairments and it is an example of a well-managed program. Presenting the results of the PUNHSP activity as well as organizational aspects and own experience can significantly help institutions managing other programs to achieve high efficiency in their functioning. Read More

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April 2018
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Treatment strategy of allergic rhinitis in the face of modern world threats.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Apr;72(2):1-12

Department of Prevention of Environmental Hazards and Allergology, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland.

Allergic rhinitis (AR) is the most common form of allergy, which - as epidemiological research has shown - applies to nearly 25% of the population. AR significantly affects the quality of life of the patient, and the more severe the disease, the greater the risk of developing bronchial asthma. One of the factors affecting the severity of symptoms and the degree of their control is air pollution. Read More

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April 2018
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Influence of allergic rhinitis in children and adolescents with recurrent headache.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Apr;72(2):50-59

ENT Department, Policlinico S.M. alle Scotte Siena, viale Bracci n.16, 53100, Italy.

Introduction: Migraine and allergies are a common occurrence. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between respiratory allergy and migraine in childhood.

Materials And Methods: We screened 800 children for headache and its characteristics. Read More

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April 2018
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Assessment of short-term functional voice therapy in patients with unilateral paralysis of the larynx.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Apr;72(2):36-44

1Audiology and Phoniatrics Clinic, Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing, Warsaw, Poland.

Introduction Laryngeal paralysis deteriorates all laryngeal functions. Therefore the therapeutic process must include restoration of respiratory, defensive and vocal function. Selection of a proper rehabilitation path plays a key role. Read More

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April 2018
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Concurrent ENG and VNG recording in healthy people - preliminary report.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Apr;72(2):45-49

Department of Otolaryngology and Laryngological Oncology 2nd Chair of Otolaryngology, Medical University of Lodz; Department and Chair Head: prof. J. Olszewski MD, PhD; Lodz, Poland.

Introduction: The aim of the study was to evaluate concurrent recording of ENG and VNG measurements in selected diagnostic tests in healthy subjects so as to explore potential sensitivity and applicability of this kind of testing in the diagnostics of vertigo.

Material And Methods: The study was carried out in 50 healthy subjects including 24 women and 26 men aged 20-22 (mean age of 20.5 years) reporting no otorhinolaryngological organ-related complaints and no history of any balance disorders or vertigo. Read More

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April 2018
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Risk factors of tympanoplasties in long-term observation.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Apr;72(2):19-29

Department of Otolaryngology and Laryngological Oncology of the Nicolaus Copernicus University Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz, Poland.

Objectives: The aim of the study was to evaluate risk factors influencing the results of tympanoplasties on the base of material taken from the Department of Otolaryngology and Laryngological Oncology Collegium Medicum of Nicolaus Copernicus University in Bydgoszcz between 2004-2009. In this period 98 operations were done. The time from operation to hearing examination was 3 to 7 years, mean 5,43. Read More

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April 2018
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Health-related quality of life in oropharyngeal cancer survivors - a population-based study.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Apr;72(2):30-35

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Leer, Germany.

Objective: The aim of this study was to compare QoL of oropharyngeal cancer survivors who had received different treatments.

Subjects And Methods: We contacted 954 survivors. Each survivor received the QoL questionnaires EORTC QLQ-C30 and EORTC QLQ-H&N35. Read More

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April 2018
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Otolaryngological symptoms in patients treated for tick-borne diseases.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Feb;72(1):30-34

Otolaryngology Clinic, Jagiellonian University Collegium Medicu, Krakow, Poland; Head Department: Jacek Składzień, PH, MD.

infections are borreliosis (Lyme disease) and tick-borne encephalitis (TBE). Lately there is growing incidence of Bartonella, Babesia, Anaplasma and Brucella co-infections. The similarity between the symptoms of tick-borne diseases and other pathologies causes serious diagnostic issues. Read More

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February 2018
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Assessment of cortical auditory evoked potentials in children with specific language impairment.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Feb;72(1):16-22

Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing, Poland.

The proper course of speech development heavily influences the cognitive and personal development of children. It is a condition for achieving preschool and school successes - it facilitates socializing and expressing feelings and needs. Impairment of language and its development in children represents a major diagnostic and therapeutic challenge for physicians and therapists. Read More

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February 2018
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The report of the Polish Universal Neonatal Hearing Screening Program in 2016.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Feb;72(1):1-4

Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland; Head: Professor Małgorzata Wierzbicka MD, PhD.

The Polish Universal Neonatal Hearing Screening Program (PUNHSP) has been carried out in Poland for 14 years. The main aim of this Program is to organize hearing screening tests and to gather the information about risk factors of hearing loss in almost all newborns in Poland. It consists of 496 centers at 3 referral levels. Read More

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February 2018
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Association of breathing patterns and quality of life in patients with nasal obstruction.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Feb;72(1):11-15

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland Fundacja Zdrowy Sen, Warsaw, Poland.

Introduction: In the general population, nasal obstruction is a common complaint. However, an objective evaluation of nasal obstruction is difficult. Nose examination, computed tomography (CT), acoustic rhinometry, and anterior rhinomanometry do not accurately reflect the discomfort reported by patients with nasal obstruction. Read More

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February 2018
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Vertical partial frontolateral laryngectomy with simultaneous pedunculated sternothyroid muscle flap reconstruction of the vocal fold - surgical procedure and treatment outcomes.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Feb;72(1):23-29

Department of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Medical University of Warsaw, Czerniakowski Hospital, Warsaw, Poland.

Purpose Of The Study: The aim of the study was to present the treatment outcomes after vertical partial laryngectomy with or without pedunculated sternothyroid muscle flap reconstruction following the resection of neoplasm-infiltrated vocal fold. The procedure was used in a patient with glottic cancer. Oncological outcomes, morphology of neo-vocal fold and the act of swallowing were evaluated. Read More

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February 2018
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Rehabilitation in elderly patients with dizziness and balance unsteadiness.

Otolaryngol Pol 2018 Feb;72(1):5-10

Rehabilitation Unit, Norbert Barlicki Memorial Teaching Hospital No. 1 of the Medical University of Lodz, Poland; Head: dr n. med Marek Woszczak.

Rehabilitation in elderly patients with dizziness and balance unsteadiness. Read More

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February 2018
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Effect of speechreading in presbycusis: Do we have a third ear?

Otolaryngol Pol 2017 Dec;71(6):38-44

Department of Otolaryngology of Egas Moniz Hospital, West Lisbon Hospital Centre, Portugal.

Introduction: Evidence regarding the effect of speechreading is lacking in age-related hearing loss (presbycusis). Thus, in individuals with presbycusis, this study determined whether speechreading would improve word intelligibility. Moreover, the study investigated the effect of speechreading on word intelligibility depending on hearing impairment severity. Read More

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December 2017
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Severity of dysphonia in patients during first days after iatrogenic injury.

Otolaryngol Pol 2017 Oct;71(6):22-26

Katedra i Klinika Otolaryngologii Warszawskiego Uniwersytetu Medycznego, Kierownik Kliniki: prof. dr hab. med. Kazimierz Niemczyk, Warszawa, Polska.

Introduction: The most common cause of vocal fold paralysis (VFP) is iatrogenic injury. Patients with symptoms of VFP present to the specialist after a couple of weeks or even months since the onset of symptoms. In the literature, the data regarding speech impairment during the first days after a iatrogenic injury is lacking. Read More

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October 2017
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The role of pepsin in the laryngopharyngeal reflux.

Otolaryngol Pol 2017 Dec;71(6):7-13

Department of Otolaryngology, Division of Medicine and Dentistry, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland.

Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) is a common defect among laryngological and phoniatric patients. Although LPR is categorized as a superficial gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), differential diagnosis should treat these two diseases separately. LPR symptoms can be assessed in the interview using as a tool the reflux symptom index (RSI). Read More

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December 2017
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Diagnosis and treatment of nasal and paranasal inverted papillomas - epidemiology and own experience.

Otolaryngol Pol 2017 Dec;71(6):27-32

Department of Otolaryngology, Oncological laryngology, Audiology, and Phoniatrics, II Chair of Otolaryngology, Medical University, Lodz, Poland.

Introduction: The aim of this study was to analyse the occurrence of inverted papillomas of the nose and paranasal sinuses in patients that underwent endoscopic sinus surgery in our department.

Material And Methods: Between 2006 and 2016, 3,574 patients underwent surgery due to paranasal sinus diseases. Patients were qualified for surgery based on medical history, computed tomography, and laboratory tests. Read More

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December 2017
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Clinical manifestation of malignant lymphomas of the head and neck region.

Otolaryngol Pol 2017 Dec;71(6):14-21

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Medical University of Lodz, Poland.

Introduction: Malignant lymphoma (ML) is a neoplasm caused by clonal expansion of undifferentiated B, T and NK-lymphoid cells. WHO classification divides lymphomas into two main types, i.e. Read More

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December 2017
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Analysis of implementiation of 4th Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week in Department of Otolaryngology in Międzyleski Hospital in Warsaw.

Otolaryngol Pol 2017 Aug;71(6):33-37

Oddział Otolaryngologii, Międzyleski Szpital Specjalistyczny w Warszawie.

Introduction: The aim of the study was to analyze the profile of patients applying for free preventive examinations within The Forth European Head an Neck Cancer (HNC) Awareness Week in the Department of Otorhynolaryngology in Międzyleski Hospital in Warsaw (ORL MSS).

Material And Methods: A media campaign was designed to inform HNC risk patients about the opportunity to receive free preventive examinations in ORL MSS. 225 patients were enrolled to the study. Read More

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August 2017
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Updated National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines for treatment of head and neck cancers 2010-2017.

Otolaryngol Pol 2017 Dec;71(6):1-6

Department of Otolaryngology and Laryngological Oncology, Poznan University of Medical Science, Poznan, Poland.

Introduction: The diagnostic and therapeutic recommendations have been changing over the years to improve treatment outcomes and quality of life of Head and Neck Cancer (HNC) patients.

Aim: The aim of this study was to present currently recommended Head and Neck Cancer treatment guidelines based on the literature review with particular emphasis on novel approaches the NCCN algorithms.

Material And Methods: The review of literature covering articles published in the last five years and pointing out essential changes in HNC treatment regarding evidence based medicine. Read More

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December 2017
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Usage of piezoelectric instruments in larynx surgery.

Otolaryngol Pol 2017 Oct;71(5):1-4

Department of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland.

Objective: The aim of the study was to estimate usability of the piezoelectric knife in larynx surgery. Prove that the piezoelectric staff can be used to do any different shape incision within the larynx cartilages.

Material And Methods: 35 patients hospitalized in our Department in 2014-2016 were enrolled in our study. Read More

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October 2017
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Long-term effects of laryngeal augmentation with calcium hydroxyapatite under local anaesthesia.

Otolaryngol Pol 2017 Oct;71(5):5-11

Department of Otolaryngology, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland; Head: prof. Kazimierz Niemczyk.

Wstęp: Cel badania stanowi ocena efektów długoterminowych augmentacji krtani w znieczuleniu miejscowym przy pomocy hydroksyapatytu wapnia. Materiał i metody: W badaniu wzięło udział 17 pacjentów, którzy z powodu niewydolności szpary głośni (z powodu jednostronnego porażenia krtani oraz niewydolności mięśni wewnętrznych krtani) zostali zakwalifikowani do przeprowadzenia augmentacji krtani (10 kobiet i 17 mężczyzn), w wieku: 57,6±17,7 lat, mediana 61 lat, z zakresem: 32-83 lata. U wszystkich pacjentów wykonano augmentację krtani w znieczuleniu miejscowym, przez jamę ustną, podając bocznie od fałdu głosowego/ fałdów głosowych hydroksyapatyt wapnia (preparat Radiesse). Read More

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October 2017
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Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) in unilateral sinus disease.

Otolaryngol Pol 2017 Oct;71(5):29-35

Department of Otolaryngology, Provincial Hospital, Poznań, Poland; Head:A.Rybak-Korytowska MD, PhD, Poland.

Background: Unilateral sinus disease (USD) occurs in 23 % of all cases. It is believed that it is mainly associated with cancer development. Retrospective data from large rhinological centers show that the most common USD is chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS), followed by mycosis, inverted papilloma and finally cancer, but only in a small percent of cases. Read More

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October 2017
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