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  1. Stage T4a cancers are associated with a 5-year survival of 21.6–59.0%. Adequate resection of these tumors is a critical factor in maximizing survival. Tumors invading bone pose a unique challenge to intraopera...

    Authors: Anna-Claire Lamport, Colin A. MacKay, Martin J. Bullock, S. Mark Taylor, Jonathan R. Trites, Martin Corsten and Matthew H. Rigby
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2023 52:6
  2. This study aims to develop and validate, a clinically useful modified index of fragility (mIFG) to identify patients at risk of fragility and to predict postoperative adverse events.

    Authors: Koorosh Semsar-Kazerooni, Keith Richardson, Véronique-Isabelle Forest, Alex Mlynarek, Michael P. Hier, Nader Sadeghi and Marco. A. Mascarella
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2023 52:5
  3. Giant cell arteritis is an inflammatory disease of the large- and medium-sized vessels. It is the most common primary vasculitis, with lifetime incidences of 0.5% and 1% in men and women, respectively. Its dia...

    Authors: Etienne Villeneuve, Jean-Michel Lacroix and Simon Brisebois
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2023 52:4
  4. There is a growing concern with inappropriate, excessive perioperative blood transfusions. Understanding the influence of low preoperative hemoglobin (Hgb) on perioperative blood transfusion (PBT) in head and ...

    Authors: Munib Ali, Joseph C. Dort and Khara M. Sauro
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2023 52:3
  5. Otolaryngology is a surgical speciality well suited for the application of intraoperative video recording as an educational tool considering the number procedures within the speciality that utilize digital tec...

    Authors: Hannah L. Brennan and Simon D. Kirby
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2023 52:2
  6. Risk of contralateral nodal metastases in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) is relatively low, however, many OPSCC patients receive bilateral neck treatment. This study evaluates the oncological ou...

    Authors: Ilyes Berania, Ali Hosni, Carissa M. Thomas, David Goldstein, Andrew Bayley, Ravi Mohan, Aaron Hendler, Richard M. Cooper and John R. de Almeida
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:47
  7. Thyroid nodules affect up to 65% of the population. Although fine needle aspirate (FNA) cytology is the gold standard for diagnosis, 15–30% of results are indeterminate. Molecular testing may aid in the diagno...

    Authors: Navjit Dharampal, Kristine Smith, Adrian Harvey, Ralf Paschke, Luke Rudmik and Shamir Chandarana
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:46
  8. Tympanoplasty using the interlay technique has rarely been reported in transcanal endoscopic ear surgery, unlike the underlay technique. This is because many surgeons find it challenging to detach the epitheli...

    Authors: Masahiro Takahashi, Masaomi Motegi, Kazuhisa Yamamoto, Yutaka Yamamoto and Hiromi Kojima
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:45
  9. Transcutaneous bone anchored hearing devices (BAHDs) were introduced in an effort to avoid potential complications associated with the abutment of percutaneous BAHDs. Transcutaneous BAHDs can be active or pass...

    Authors: Nael M. Shoman, Usman Khan and Paul Hong
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:44
  10. The EIF1AX mutation has been identified in various benign and malignant thyroid lesions, with a higher prevalence in poorly differentiated thyroid carcinoma (PDTC) and anaplastic thyroid carcinoma, especially whe...

    Authors: Noha Elsherbini, Dong Hyun Kim, Richard J. Payne, Thomas Hudson, Véronique-Isabelle Forest, Michael P. Hier, Alexandra E. Payne and Marc P. Pusztaszeri
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:43
  11. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (OHNS) electives provide medical students opportunities for knowledge acquisition, mentorship, and career exploration. Given the importance of electives on medical student ...

    Authors: Katrina M. Jaszkul, Marysia Grzybowski and Timothy Phillips
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:42
  12. The study objectives were: provide longitudinal data on upper aerodigestive tract function and late complications following IMRT for nasopharyngeal carcinoma, and elucidate factors that might predict a worse o...

    Authors: Gia Gill, Ciaran Lane, Candace Myers, Evan D. Kerr, Pascal Lambert, Andrew Cooke and Paul D. Kerr
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:41
  13. Squamous cell carcinoma of the external auditory canal (EACSCC) is an uncommon tumor and responsible for no more than 0.2% of all the head and neck malignancies. Although there is remarkable research evidence ...

    Authors: Wei Pan, Chen Zhang, Min Chen, Shiyao Min, Liang Xu and Zhangcai Chi
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:40
  14. The aim of this study was to report the incidence and clinical course of a series of patients who were misdiagnosed with Bell’s palsy and were eventually proven to have occult neoplasms.

    Authors: Eun-Jae Chung, Damir Matic, Kevin Fung, S. Danielle MacNeil, Anthony C. Nichols, Ruba Kiwan, KengYeow Tay and John Yoo
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:39
  15. Squamous cell carcinoma is the most common malignancy of the oral cavity. Primary treatment involves surgical resection of the tumour with a surrounding margin. Historically, the most commonly accepted margin ...

    Authors: James Fowler, Yael Campanile, Andrew Warner, Francisco Laxague, Naif Fnais, Kevin Fung, Adrian Mendez, Danielle MacNeil, John Yoo, David Palma and Anthony Nichols
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:38
  16. Advanced squamous cell carcinoma (SCCa) of the oral cavity is often not amenable to curative-intent therapy due to tumor location, tumor size, or comorbidities.

    Authors: Amy B. Leming, Andrea L. Johnston, Greg A. Krempl, Evan J. Fowle, Daniel J. Morton and Christina E. Henson
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:37
  17. Understanding mistreatment within medicine is an important first step in creating and maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment. The objective of this study was to quantify the prevalence of perceived ...

    Authors: Amr F. Hamour, Tanya Chen, Justin Cottrell, Paolo Campisi, Ian J. Witterick and Yvonne Chan
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:35
  18. Lateral canthal webbing is a known complication of blepharoplasty, which occurs when the lateral aspect of the upper blepharoplasty incision is taken below the equator of the lateral canthus. Removing excessiv...

    Authors: James Fowler and Corey C. Moore
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:34
  19. Full thickness skin grafting is a common technique for reconstructing defects in the head and neck area. We propose the use of an addition-cured silicone as an individually moulded silicone dressing to keep th...

    Authors: Michael Götting, Rahel Zibell and Markus Jungehülsing
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:33
  20. Ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsies (UGFNA) play a crucial role in the diagnosis of thyroid nodules. There are two techniques for performing an UGFNA: short-axis technique and long-axis technique...

    Authors: Shireen Samargandy, Justine Philteos, Mirko Manojlovic Kolarski, Jason Xu, Eric Monteiro and Allan Vescan
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:32
  21. Intra-operative internal carotid artery (ICA) injury during transnasal endoscopic surgery is a potentially catastrophic event. Such an injury is life-threatening in the immediate setting, with a reported peri-...

    Authors: Amr F. Hamour, Frederick Laliberte, Vikram Padhye, Eric Monteiro, Ronit Agid, John M. Lee, Ian J. Witterick and Allan D. Vescan
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:30
  22. Mandibular osteonecrosis may occur in 5% of the patients who undergo radiotherapy for the treatment of head and neck malignancies. Resection and microvascular reconstruction is the treatment of choice in compl...

    Authors: Riccardo Nocini, Vittorio Favero, Luigi Chiarini and Pier Francesco Nocini
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:29
  23. Papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) is the most common subtype of thyroid cancer. Circular RNA hsa_circ_0000144 (circ_0000144) is related to the progression of thyroid cancer. However, the mechanism by which circ_0...

    Authors: Yinli Ma, Dan Yang and Pingan Guo
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:28
  24. The use of image guidance systems has gained widespread acceptance as an adjunctive tool for endoscopic sinus surgery. However, the accessibility and usage of this technology is variable across hospitals in Ca...

    Authors: T. McHugh, D. D. Sommer, A. Thamboo, M. A. Tewfik and K. A. Smith
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:27

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:31

  25. For unilateral papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) patients with contralateral benign nodules, optimal treatment decisions are made according to patient preference and the disease’s pathological features. This s...

    Authors: Qianqian Yuan, Lewei Zheng, Jinxuan Hou, Rui Zhou, Gaoran Xu, Chengxin Li and Gaosong Wu
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:26
  26. The conventional belief that glucocorticosteroid (GC) acts through a single brand glucocorticoid receptor (GR)α protein has changed dramatically with the discovery of multiple GR isoforms. We aimed to evaluate...

    Authors: Shan Shao, Yue Wang, Yan Zhao, Yuan Xu, Tie Wang, Kun Du, Shiping Bao, Xiangdong Wang and Luo Zhang
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:25
  27. Tracheoesophageal puncture (TEP) with use of a prosthesis is nowadays a standard for voice restoration after laryngectomy. Different TEP approaches exist.

    Authors: Nikolay R. Sapundzhiev, Asen G. Asenov, Blagovesta Spasova, Petya S. Genova, Georgi I. Davidov and Darina Ivanova
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:24
  28. Surgical boot camps are becoming increasingly popular in Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (OHNS) residency programs. Despite pioneering virtual reality and simulation-based surgical education, these boot c...

    Authors: Adom Bondzi-Simpson, C. J. Lindo, Monica Hoy and Justin T. Lui
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:23
  29. Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is an inflammatory disease that may require biological therapy. Omalizumab is an anti-IgE biologic that was recently approved by the FDA and Health Canada for use in severe CRS wit...

    Authors: Austin Heffernan, Jobanjit Phulka and Andrew Thamboo
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:22
  30. Anti-PD1-Checkpoint inhibition (CI) is an established treatment of recurrent and/or metastatic head and neck cancer. A potential benefit from CI in early-stage disease that is usually treated by radiation or s...

    Authors: Maximilian Linxweiler, Jan Philipp Kühn, Christian Neubert, Fadi Khreish, Benedikt Balensiefer, Mathias Wagner and Bernhard Schick
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:21
  31. Neck dissection is an integral component of the treatment of head and neck cancers. The present meta-analysis aimed to compare the use of endoscope-assisted neck dissection (END) with conventional neck dissect...

    Authors: Yi-Chan Lee, Li-Jen Hsin, Shih-Wei Yang, Ming-Shao Tsai, Yao-Te Tsai and Che-Fang Ho
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:20
  32. The ability of saline irrigation to detach the mucous and the flow-limiting effect of the nasal valve has not been well explored. The objective of this study was to compare the removal efficiency of a novel ir...

    Authors: Dawei Wu, Feifan Chang, Junsheng Hong, Baihan Su and Yongxiang Wei
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:19
  33. Oral cancer with pT1-3N1 without extracapsular extension of the lymph node is classified as stage III according to the eighth edition of the AJCC staging system. Outcomes of a subgroup of patients classified a...

    Authors: Ming-Hsien Tsai, Hui-Ching Chuang, Yu-Tsai Lin, Tai-Lin Huang, Fu-Min Fang, Hui Lu and Chih-Yen Chien
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:18
  34. Dupilumab is the first monoclonal antibody therapy to be approved in Canada for the treatment of Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyps (CRSwNP). The goal of the study was to assess its effectiveness and eff...

    Authors: Shaun J. Kilty and Andrea Lasso
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:17
  35. Complex airway disease such as Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Asthma or Aspirin Exacerbated Respiratory Disease requires a multidisciplinary approach to management and treatment. Many centers in the USA have crea...

    Authors: A. Cherukupalli, M. Yong, Y. Chan, M. Desrosiers and A. Thamboo
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:15
  36. Tonsillectomy is a commonly performed procedure in Canada. The rate of occult malignancy is rare in adult and pediatric populations. At present, no guidelines exist surrounding the need for routine histopathol...

    Authors: Alexi Kuhnow, Ahmed A. Al-Sayed and Benjamin Taylor
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:14
  37. Hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (HPSCC) has a high rate of distant metastasis, resulting in poor prognosis. The role of the maximum standardized uptake value (SUVmax), which was assessed via pretreatmen...

    Authors: Shinsuke Suzuki, Satoshi Toyoma, Tomoe Abe, Tentaro Endo, Teppei Kouga, Yohei Kaswasaki and Takechiyo Yamada
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:13
  38. Transoral laser microsurgery is widely used for treating T1/T2 glottic cancers. Hyaluronic acid (HA) is commonly used in vocal cord augmentation. We investigated the impact of intra-operative injection laryngo...

    Authors: Ayham Al Afif, Matthew H. Rigby, Colin MacKay, Timothy F. Brown, Timothy J. Phillips, Usman Khan, Jonathan R. B. Trites, Martin Corsten and S. Mark Taylor
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:12
  39. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of sleep endoscopy-directed simultaneous lingual tonsillectomy and epiglottopexy in patients with sleep disordered breathing (SDB), including polysomnogra...

    Authors: Matthew Maksimoski, Sarah E. Maurrasse, Stephen R. Hoff, Jennifer Lavin, Taher Valika, Dana M. Thompson and Jonathan B. Ida
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:11
  40. To compare the clinical features of two time cohorts of patients: “pre-COVID-19” and “COVID-19”—admitted as emergency with intracranial otogenic complications, with special regard to sigmoid sinus thrombosis (...

    Authors: Małgorzata Wierzbicka, Michalina Staśkiewicz, Oskar Rosiak, Katarzyna Karmelita-Katulska, Witold Szyfter and Wojciech Gawęcki
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:10
  41. In clinical practice, thyroid tumor size plays a critical role in the staging of thyroid malignancies and in the selection of nodules that should undergo ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration. Thyroid tumor...

    Authors: Koorosh Semsar-Kazerooni, Grégoire B. Morand, Alexandra E. Payne, Sabrina D. da Silva, Véronique-Isabelle Forest, Michael P. Hier, Marc P. Pusztaszeri, Michael Tamilia and Richard J. Payne
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:9
  42. Anaplastic thyroid cancer (ATC) is a rare, aggressive form of undifferentiated thyroid cancer, which exhibits rapid progression and is almost universally fatal. At least a subset of ATC is thought to arise fro...

    Authors: Nicole Pinto, Kara M. Ruicci, Mohammed Imran Khan, Mushfiq Hassan Shaikh, Yu Fan Peter Zeng, John Yoo, Kevin Fung, S. Danielle MacNeil, Adrian Mendez, Joe S. Mymryk, John W. Barrett, Paul C. Boutros and Anthony C. Nichols
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:7
  43. The BDDQ-AS (Body Dysmorphic Disorder Questionnaire—Aesthetic Surgery) is a simple and reliable patient-reported outcome measure. It can be used as a screening tool for body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) in patien...

    Authors: Wilson A. Wijaya, Yu Liu, Min Zhou, Yong Qing and Zhengyong Li
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:6
  44. Germline CDKN2A mutations are a well-known cause of familial atypical multiple mole melanoma (OMIM #155601) and melanoma-pancreatic cancer syndrome (OMIM #606719). Increased risk of head and neck squamous cell ca...

    Authors: Ah-Reum Jeong, Kimberly Forbes, Ryan K. Orosco and Ezra E. W. Cohen
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:5
  45. Sialendoscopy assisted treatments are a minimally invasive management modality for chronic sialadenitis. Clinicians report improved patient quality of life (QoL) following sialendoscopy assisted treatments, bu...

    Authors: Fatemeh Ramazani, Amr Hamour, Caroline C. Jeffery, Vincent Biron, Yaser Alrajhi, Daniel O’Connell and David W. J. Côté
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:4