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  1. Content type: Original research article

    There is a paucity of evidence comparing oncological and voice outcomes between T2a and T2b glottic squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) patients treated with transoral laser microsurgery (TLM). This study identified...

    Authors: David Forner, Matthew H. Rigby, Robert D. Hart, Jonathan R. Trites and S. Mark Taylor

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2019 48:27

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  2. Content type: Original research article

    To investigate whether partial laryngectomy is a risk factor for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and the effect of different partial laryngectomy methods on OSA.

    Authors: Lei Ouyang, Liang Yi, Lin Wang, Qinglai Tang, Xinming Yang and Shisheng Li

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2019 48:26

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  3. Content type: Original research article

    Patients undergoing salvage surgery for recurrent head and neck squamous cell carcinoma are at high risk of postoperative complications due to the adverse effects of radiotherapy on wound healing. Malnutrition...

    Authors: Simon Andreas Mueller, Catherine Mayer, Beat Bojaxhiu, Carla Aeberhard, Philipp Schuetz, Zeno Stanga and Roland Giger

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2019 48:25

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  4. Content type: Short report

    The incidence of thyroid cancer (TC) is known to be very high in the Greater Toronto Area of Ontario, Canada. We performed a pilot survey study examining Toronto-area family physician (FP) perspectives on thyr...

    Authors: Arjun Kundra, David P. Goldstein, Kimberly Wintemute, Sangeet Ghai, Richard W. Tsang, Karuna Gupta, Donatus R. Mutasingwa, Jeff Weissberger, Ella Huszti, Patrick Brown, Huan Jiang and Anna M. Sawka

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2019 48:24

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  5. Content type: Review

    Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is a complex disease that incorporates many different conditions. Currently, primary CRS is considered a disease of broad airway inflammation, however, the previous classification ...

    Authors: Jessica W. Grayson, Marina Cavada and Richard J. Harvey

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2019 48:23

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  6. Content type: Review

    Cochlear implantation can result in post-operative vestibular dysfunction of unknown clinical significance. The objective of this study was to characterize the presence, magnitude, and clinical significance of...

    Authors: Michael Yong, Emily Young, Jane Lea, Hannah Foggin, Erica Zaia, Frederick K. Kozak and Brian D. Westerberg

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2019 48:22

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  7. Content type: Original research article

    Donor site complications secondary to radial forearm free flap (RFFF) reconstruction can limit recovery. Optimizing hand and wrist function in the post-operative period may allow more efficient self-care and r...

    Authors: Jessica M. Clark, Shannon Rychlik, Jeffrey Harris, Hadi Seikaly, Vincent L. Biron and Daniel A. O’Connell

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2019 48:21

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  8. Content type: Short report

    The Body Dysmorphic Disorder Questionnaire-Aesthetic Surgery (BDDQ-AS) is a validated questionnaire that is used as a screening tool for body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) in aesthetic rhinoplasty patients. The BD...

    Authors: Daniel Milad, Marie-Renée Atallah, Youcef-Hamza Benamer, Mikhail Saltychev, Sam P. Most and Sami P. Moubayed

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2019 48:20

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  9. Content type: Short report

    There is a lack of published literature on the training in microvascular reconstructive techniques in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery (FPRS) fellowships or of the extent these techniques are continue...

    Authors: Douglas M. Bennion, Peter T. Dziegielewski, Brian J. Boyce, Yadro Ducic and Raja Sawhney

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2019 48:19

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  10. Content type: Original research article

    Depression and chronic pain are debilitating disorders that co-exist with many chronic diseases. Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is no exception. Nonetheless, little is known about the association between these c...

    Authors: Javier Ospina, Guiping Liu, Trafford Crump, Jason M. Sutherland and Arif Janjua

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2019 48:18

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  11. Content type: Original research article

    The Standardized Cosmesis and Health Nasal Outcomes Survey (SCHNOS) is a validated questionnaire that assesses functional and aesthetic outcomes of rhinoplasty patients. There are 274 million French speakers w...

    Authors: Marie-Renée Atallah, Daniel Milad, Youcef-Hamza Benamer, Mikhail Saltychev, Sam P. Most and Sami P. Moubayed

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2019 48:17

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  12. Content type: Original research article

    The Bethesda System is the most widely used for reporting fine needle aspiration (FNA) cytology. It recommends a repeat FNA (rFNA) when initial results are category I or III. It is unclear how often rFNA provi...

    Authors: Laura Allen, Ayham Al Afif, Matthew H. Rigby, Martin J. Bullock, Jonathan Trites, S. Mark Taylor and Robert D. Hart

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2019 48:16

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  13. Content type: Original research article

    Cocaine has traditionally been the topical decongestant most frequently used for visualization of the surgical field in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (ESS). Alternatives include xylometazoline, oxymetazoline, and e...

    Authors: Jonathan W. Reid, Brian W. Rotenberg and Leigh J Sowerby

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2019 48:15

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  14. Content type: Case report

    Infantile myofibromatosis is the most common benign fibrous tumor in infants. Three different types have been reported in the literature. The most commonly affected areas are the head, the neck and the trunk. ...

    Authors: Alexandra Maby, Benoit Guay and François Thuot

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2019 48:14

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  15. Content type: Original research article

    The study aims at reporting our experience with loop underlay tympanoplasty, a modification of the underlay technique previously reported, for the reconstruction of anterior, subtotal or total tympanic membran...

    Authors: Rana Barake, Tamer El Natout, Marc Bassim and Mohammad Ali El Natout

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2019 48:12

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  16. Content type: Original research article

    Vertigo remains a diagnostic challenge for primary care, emergency, and specialist physicians. Multidisciplinary clinics are increasingly being employed to diagnose and manage patients with dizziness. We descr...

    Authors: Phillip Staibano, Daniel Lelli and Darren Tse

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2019 48:11

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  17. Content type: Original research article

    A longitudinal curriculum was developed in conjunction with anesthesiologists, otolaryngologists, emergency physicians and experts in medical simulation and education.

    Authors: Lily H. P. Nguyen, Ilana Bank, Rachel Fisher, Marco Mascarella and Meredith Young

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2019 48:10

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  18. Content type: Original research article

    Malignancies occur in approximately 1:1000 pregnancies; the most common being breast (46%) and hematological (18%) malignancies. Oral cancers account for only 2% of all cancers in pregnant women, and there are...

    Authors: Kiyoshi Sato, Hiroaki Shimamoto, Yumi Mochizuki, Hideaki Hirai, Hirofumi Tomioka, Risa Shimizu, Eriko Marukawa, Haruhisa Fukayama, Ryoichi Yoshimura, Hiroo Ishida and Hiroyuki Harada

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2019 48:9

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  19. Content type: Original research article

    Effective communication has been linked to a reduction in adverse events and improved patient compliance. Currently in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (OTL-HNS) residency programs, there is limited expl...

    Authors: Pier-Luc Beaudoin, Mathilde Labbé, Amanda Fanous, Meredith Young, Jamie Rappaport, Yoon Soo Park, John Manoukian and Lily H. P. Nguyen

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2019 48:8

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  20. Content type: Original research article

    The bedside head impulse test (bHIT) is a clinical method of assessing the vestibulo-ocular reflex (VOR). It is a critical component of the bedside assessment of dizzy patients, and can help differentiate acut...

    Authors: D A Lelli, D Tse and J P Vaccani

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2019 48:7

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  21. Content type: Original research article

    Discrepancies between resident and faculty perceptions regarding optimal teaching and feedback during surgery are well known but these differences have not yet been described in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck ...

    Authors: Z. Chaudhry, M. Campagna-Vaillancourt, M. Husein, R. Varshney, K. Roth, A. Gooi and LHP Nguyen

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2019 48:6

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  22. Content type: Original research article

    In the Canadian health care system, determining overall costs associated with a particular diagnostic subgroup of patients, in this case dizzy patients, is the first step in the process of determining where co...

    Authors: Andre Le, Daniel A. Lelli, Sasha Van Katwyk, Debora Hogan, Kednapa Thavorn and Darren Tse

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2019 48:5

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  23. Content type: Original research article

    Cisplatin-induced hearing loss is frequent and severe. Antioxidants such as sodium thiosulfate (STS) can neutralize the effects of cisplatin. The objective of the trial was to test the efficacy of trans-tympan...

    Authors: Viannique Rolland, François Meyer, Matthieu J. Guitton, Richard Bussières, Daniel Philippon, Isabelle Bairati, Mathieu Leclerc and Mathieu Côté

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2019 48:4

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  24. Content type: Short report

    The incidence of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma is increasing with a growing proportion of diagnoses associated with human papillomavirus (p16 + OSCC), which generally confers a favorable prognosis. For...

    Authors: David Forner, Matthew H. Rigby, Derek Wilke, S. Mark Taylor and Nathan Lamond

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2019 48:3

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  25. Content type: Original research article

    The primary objective of this study was to use high-resolution micro-CT images to create accurate three-dimensional (3D) models of several intratemporal structures, and to compare several surgically important ...

    Authors: Kylen Van Osch, Daniel Allen, Bradley Gare, Thomas J. Hudson, Hanif Ladak and Sumit K. Agrawal

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2019 48:2

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  26. Content type: Original research article

    This study aims to investigate EGFR as a prognostic biomarker in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC).

    Authors: Shanmugappiriya Sivarajah, Morris Kostiuk, Cameron Lindsay, Lakshmi Puttagunta, Daniel A. O’Connell, Jeffrey Harris, Hadi Seikaly and Vincent L. Biron

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2019 48:1

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  27. Content type: Original research article

    Organ preserving surgery (OPS) and radiotherapy (RT) are both accepted treatment options for early stage supraglottic cancer (SGC). Radiation has supplanted surgery in most cases, because of the perception tha...

    Authors: Benjamin van der Woerd, Krupal B. Patel, Anthony C. Nichols, Kevin Fung, John Yoo and S. Danielle MacNeil

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2018 47:76

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  28. Content type: Original research article

    3-Dimensional (3D) printing can be applied to virtual planning and creation of surgical guides for mandibular reconstruction. Such systems are becoming increasingly prevalent in head and neck reconstruction. H...

    Authors: Kimberly Luu, Amirreza Pakdel, Edward Wang and Eitan Prisman

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2018 47:75

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  29. Content type: Original research article

    We sought to expand upon preliminary data suggesting that metformin confers a survival benefit to patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC).

    Authors: Alexandra E. Quimby, Nicole L. Lebo, Rebecca Griffiths, Stephen Hall, Jim Dimitroulakos and Stephanie Johnson-Obaseki

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2018 47:74

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  30. Content type: Original research article

    Marijuana is the most widely used illicit substance in Canada. To date, no conclusive study has looked at the epidemiologic basis of marijuana use and head and neck cancer (HNC). Due to the imminent recreation...

    Authors: Michael Xie, Michael K. Gupta, Stuart D. Archibald, B. Stanley Jackson, James Edward Massey Young and Han Zhang

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2018 47:73

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  31. Content type: Original research article

    Minimally Invasive Ponto Surgery (MIPS) was recently described to facilitate the placement of percutaneous bone anchored hearing devices. As early adopters of this new procedure, we sought to perform a quality...

    Authors: Yaeesh Sardiwalla, Nicholas Jufas and David P. Morris

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2018 47:71

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  32. Content type: Original research article

    Portable educational technologies, like simulators, afford students the opportunity to learn independently. A key question in education, is how to pair self-regulated learning (SRL) with direct instruction. A ...

    Authors: Josie Xu, Paolo Campisi, Vito Forte, Brian Carrillo, Allan Vescan and Ryan Brydges

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2018 47:70

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  33. Content type: Original research article

    Secretory Carcinoma (SC) is a recently described malignancy affecting salivary glands of the head and neck, with a paucity of evidence regarding the natural history, morbidity, and mortality. This study aimed ...

    Authors: David Forner, Martin Bullock, Daniel Manders, Timothy Wallace, Christopher J. Chin, Liane B. Johnson, Matthew H. Rigby, Jonathan R. Trites, Mark S. Taylor and Robert D. Hart

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2018 47:69

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  34. Content type: Short report

    Skin engraftment of intraoral defects is known to be inconsistent due to mobility of the oral structure, uneven wounds, and accumulation of saliva under the skin graft. To improve the success rate of oral skin...

    Authors: Eunkyu Lee, Song I Park, Donghyeok Kim, Hokyung Jin and Han-Sin Jeong

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2018 47:68

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  35. Content type: Original research article

    Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) affects up to 16% of the population. When medical treatment fails, endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) is considered. The value of resecting the middle turbinate to optimize surgical ou...

    Authors: Marc-Antoine Hudon, Erin D. Wright, Etienne Fortin-Pellerin and Marie Bussieres

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2018 47:67

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  36. Content type: Original research article

    Hemotympanum refers to both the presence of blood in the middle ear cavity and to ecchymosis of the tympanic membrane (TM), and a systematic study of intra-TM (iTM) hemorrhage without bleeding in the middle ea...

    Authors: Chang-Hee Kim and Jung Eun Shin

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2018 47:66

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  37. Content type: Original research article

    Accurate localization of parathyroid adenomas is of critical importance in surgical planning for minimally invasive parathyroidectomy. SPECT/CT is considered the investigation of choice but has limitations reg...

    Authors: Rachelle A. LeBlanc, Andre Isaac, Jonathan Abele, Vincent L. Biron, David W. J. Côté, Matthew Hearn, Daniel A. O’Connell, Hadi Seikaly and Jeffrey R. Harris

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2018 47:65

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  38. Content type: Original research article

    Propofol and remifentanil intravenous combination is one popular form of total intravenous anesthesia (TIVA) in mainstream clinical practice, but it has rarely been applied to a rat model for laryngoscopy and ...

    Authors: M. Gazzaz, J. Saini, S. Pagliardini, B. Tsui, C. Jeffery and H. El-Hakim

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2018 47:64

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  39. Content type: Original research article

    To date, no single molecular marker has been demonstrated as clinically useful in differentiating malignant from benign thyroid nodules when a fine needle aspiration falls in the “unknown significance” categor...

    Authors: Laurent Fradet, Rabia Temmar, Frédéric Couture, Mathieu Belzile, Pierre-Hugues Fortier and Robert Day

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2018 47:63

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  40. Content type: Original research article

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the benefit of induction chemotherapy followed by surgery in locally advanced unresectable stage IVb laryngeal and hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (LHSCC).

    Authors: Pichit Sittitrai, Donyarat Reunmarkkaew and Saisaward Chaiyasate

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2018 47:62

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  41. Content type: Original research article

    Given mounting pressure of work hour restrictions, resource constraints, and variability of clinical exposure, Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS) residency training has shifted away from the apprentices...

    Authors: Justin T Lui, Evan D Compton, Won Hyung A Ryu and Monica Y Hoy

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2018 47:61

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  42. Content type: Original research article

    Recent guidelines for the management of thyroid nodules incorporate mutation testing as an adjunct for surgical decision-making, however current tests are costly with limited accuracy. Droplet digital PCR (ddP...

    Authors: Vincent L. Biron, Ashlee Matkin, Morris Kostiuk, Jordana Williams, David W. Cote, Jeffrey Harris, Hadi Seikaly and Daniel A. O’Connell

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2018 47:60

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  43. Content type: Review

    Head and neck carcinomas (HNCs) collectively are the sixth most common cancer with an annual incidence of about 400,000 cases in the US. The most well-established risk factors for HNCs are tobacco and alcohol ...

    Authors: Changxing Liu, Daljit Mann, Uttam K. Sinha and Niels C. Kokot

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2018 47:59

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  44. Content type: Original research article

    To determine the impact of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) status on speech, swallowing, and quality of life (QOL) outcomes after surgical treatment of oropharyngeal cancer (OPSCC).

    Authors: Hani Z. Marzouki, Vincent L. Biron, Peter T. Dziegielewski, Andrew Ma, Jason Vaz, Gabriela Constantinescu, Jeffrey Harris, Daniel O’Connell and Hadi Seikaly

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2018 47:58

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  45. Content type: Original research article

    To describe and evaluate a four step systematic approach to dissecting the recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) starting at the cricothyroid junction during thyroid surgery (subsequently referred to as the retrogra...

    Authors: Oleksandr Butskiy, Brent A. Chang, Kimberly Luu, Robert M. McKenzie and Donald W. Anderson

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2018 47:57

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  46. Content type: Original research article

    An Infectious Disease vaccine specialist joined our institution’s Cochlear Implant Team in 2010 in order to address the high percentage of non-compliance to immunization prior to surgery identified previously ...

    Authors: Lisa Jin, Paula Téllez, Ruth Chia, Daphne Lu, Neil K. Chadha, Julie Pauwels, Simon Dobson, Hazim Al Eid and Frederick K. Kozak

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2018 47:56

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  47. Content type: Original research article

    Medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) cells are capable of secreting various tumor markers including calcitonin and carcinoembyronic antigen (CEA). The purpose of this study is to determine whether abnormal CEA level...

    Authors: Sena Turkdogan, Véronique-Isabelle Forest, Michael P. Hier, Michael Tamilia, Anca Florea and Richard J. Payne

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2018 47:55

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  48. Content type: Original research article

    Dizziness is a common presenting symptom in the emergency department (ED). The HINTS exam, a battery of bedside clinical tests, has been shown to have greater sensitivity than neuroimaging in ruling out stroke...

    Authors: Alexandra E. Quimby, Edmund S. H. Kwok, Daniel Lelli, Peter Johns and Darren Tse

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2018 47:54

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