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  1. Thyroid nodules are common but only a minority are malignant. Molecular testing can assist in helping determine whether indeterminate nodules are suspicious for malignancy or benign. The objective of the study...

    Authors: Mandeep S. Gill, Smriti Nayan, Linda Kocovski, Jean-Claude Cutz, Stuart D. Archibald, Bernard S. Jackson, James E. M. Young and Michael K. Gupta

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:52

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  2. Papillary Microcarcinoma (PMC) of thyroid is a rare type of differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC), which according to the World Health Organization measures 1.0 cm or less. The gold standard of treatment of PMC ...

    Authors: Khalid Hussain AL-Qahtani, Mushabbab Al Asiri, Mutahir A. Tunio, Naji J. Aljohani, Yasser Bayoumi, Hanadi Fatani and Abdulrehman AlHadab

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:51

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:6

  3. Cholesteatoma are cyst-like structures lined with a matrix of differentiated squamous epithelium overlying connective tissue. Although epithelium normally exhibits self-limited growth, cholesteatoma matrix ero...

    Authors: Derrick R. Randall, Phillip S. Park and Justin K. Chau

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:50

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  4. Tumor thickness has been shown in oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma (OTSCC) to be a predictor of cervical metastasis. The postoperative histological measurement is certainly the most accurate, but it would b...

    Authors: J. Madana, Frederick Laliberté, Grégoire B. Morand, Deeke Yolmo, Martin J. Black, Alex M. Mlynarek and Michael P. Hier

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:49

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  5. Age is an important prognostic factor in differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC). Our aim was to evaluate differences in clinicopathological features and treatment outcomes among children and adult patients with DTC.

    Authors: Khalid Hussain AL-Qahtani, Mutahir A. Tunio, Mushabbab Al Asiri, Naji J. Aljohani, Yasser Bayoumi, Khalid Riaz and Wafa AlShakweer

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:48

    Content type: Original research article

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  6. The radial forearm free flap is a workhorse free flap. The radial artery, which supplies it, is increasingly being used for endovascular access. A complication of this is radial artery occlusion. Although ofte...

    Authors: Andrew Foreman, John R. de Almeida, Ralph Gilbert and David P. Goldstein

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:47

    Content type: Case report

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  7. Controversy regarding the usefulness of routine histopathological examination of bilateral nasal polyps removed during endoscopic sinus surgery to identify occult diagnoses still exists. There is a paucity of ...

    Authors: Jay SM Wong, Stephanie Hoffbauer, David H Yeh, Brian Rotenberg, Michael Gupta and Doron D Sommer

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:46

    Content type: Review

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  8. To determine if rigid adherence (where medically appropriate) to an algorithm/checklist-based patient care pathway can reduce the duration of hospitalization and complication rates in patients undergoing head ...

    Authors: Daniel A. O’Connell, Brittany Barber, Max F. Klein, Jeff Soparlo, Hani Al-Marzouki, Jeffrey R. Harris and Hadi Seikaly

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:45

    Content type: Original research article

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  9. Accurate pre-operative imaging of parathyroid adenomas (PAs) is essential for successful minimally invasive surgery; however, rates of non-localizing PAs can be as high as 18 %. Multiphasic dual-energy CT (DEC...

    Authors: Michael Roskies, Xiaoyang Liu, Michael P. Hier, Richard J. Payne, Alex Mlynarek, Veronique Forest, Mark Levental and Reza Forghani

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:44

    Content type: Original research article

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  10. To identify prognostic factors in patients with parotid gland carcinomas who were treated at the Princess Margaret Hospital.

    Authors: Boban M. Erovic, Manish D. Shah, Guillem Bruch, Meredith Johnston, John Kim, Brian O’Sullivan, Bayardo Perez-Ordonez, Ilan Weinreb, Eshetu G. Atenafu, John R. de Almeida, Patrick J. Gullane, Dale Brown, Ralph W. Gilbert, Jonathan C. Irish and David P. Goldstein

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:43

    Content type: Original research article

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:55

  11. Fine-needle aspiration biopsy has become the standard of care for the evaluation of thyroid nodules. More recently, the use of ultrasound guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy (UG-FNAB) has improved adequacy of...

    Authors: Vinay T. Fernandes, Robert J. De Santis, Danny J. Enepekides and Kevin M. Higgins

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:42

    Content type: Original research article

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  12. Myringotomy with tube insertion can be challenging for junior Otolaryngology residents as it is one of the first microscopic procedures they encounter. The Western myringotomy simulator was developed to allow ...

    Authors: Caiwen Huang, Horace Cheng, Yves Bureau, Sumit K. Agrawal and Hanif M. Ladak

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:40

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  13. The optimal treatment strategy for oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma is highly debated. However, growing evidence supports the use of minimally invasive techniques, such as transoral laser microsurgery (TL...

    Authors: Jonathan C. Melong, Matthew H. Rigby, Martin Bullock, Robert D. Hart, Jonathan R.B. Trites and S. Mark Taylor

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:39

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:41

  14. Head and neck cancer (HNC) is a debilitating disease due in part to its effects on function, including speech, swallowing, and cosmesis. Previous studies regarding depression in HNC have focused on demographic...

    Authors: Brittany Barber, Jace Dergousoff, Margaret Nesbitt, Nicholas Mitchell, Jeffrey Harris, Daniel O’Connell, David Côté, Vincent Biron and Hadi Seikaly

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:38

    Content type: Original research article

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  15. The incidence of human papillomavirus (HPV)-related oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) has been rising in recent years. Given the clinical impact of HPV/p16 positivity in OPSCC, identifying surrogat...

    Authors: Jessica Clark, Caroline C. Jeffery, Han Zhang, Tim Cooper, Daniel A. O’Connell, Jeffrey Harris, Hadi Seikaly and Vincent L. Biron

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:37

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  16. Thyroid cancer incidence in Canada is increased in high socioeconomic groups, and in urban compared with rural areas. The objective of this study was to analyze patterns in thyroid cancer incidence across Cana...

    Authors: Martin J. Corsten, Matthew Hearn, James Ted McDonald and Stephanie Johnson-Obaseki

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:36

    Content type: Original research article

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  17. Vocal cord paralysis (VCP) is found in both benign and malignant thyroid disease. This study was performed to determine if the presence of preoperative VCP predicts malignancy.

    Authors: Emily Kay-Rivest, Elliot Mitmaker, Richard J. Payne, Michael P. Hier, Alex M. Mlynarek, Jonathan Young and Véronique-Isabelle Forest

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:35

    Content type: Original research article

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  18. Hypothyroidism following radiation therapy (RT) for treatment of Head and Neck Cancer (HNC) is a common occurrence. Rates of hypothyroidism following RT for Early Stage Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma (ES-LS...

    Authors: Graeme B. Mulholland, Han Zhang, Nhu-Tram A. Nguyen, Nicholas Tkacyzk, Hadi Seikaly, Daniel O’Connell, Vincent L. Biron and Jeffrey R. Harris

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:34

    Content type: Original research article

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  19. Papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) is increasing in incidence. Fine needle aspiration is the gold standard for diagnosis, but results can be indeterminate. Identifying tissue and serum biomarkers, like microRNA, i...

    Authors: M. Elise R. Graham, Robert D. Hart, Susan Douglas, Fawaz M. Makki, Devanand Pinto, Angela L. Butler, Martin Bullock, Matthew H. Rigby, Jonathan R. B. Trites, S. Mark Taylor and Rama Singh

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:33

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  20. We sought to determine the ability of the endoscopic Mueller maneuver (MM) to predict the severity of OSAS based on upper airway (UA) collapse.

    Authors: Russell N. Schwartz, Richard J. Payne, Véronique-Isabelle Forest, Michael P. Hier, Amanda Fanous and Camille Vallée-Gravel

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:32

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  21. We report our experience with patients who received re-irradiation to the head and neck area for locoregional recurrences (LRR) or second primaries (SP) in a previously irradiated field.

    Authors: Rolina Al-Wassia, Siavosh Vakilian, Crystal Holly, Khalil Sultanem and George Shenouda

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:31

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  22. Cases of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the oropharynx were compared with other head and neck cancer (HNC) anatomic subsites in patients treated at the provincial referral centre for HNC, the Nova Scotia Can...

    Authors: Scott Murray, Michael N. Ha, Kara Thompson, Robert D. Hart, Murali Rajaraman and Stephanie L. Snow

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:30

    Content type: Research article

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  23. The head impulse test (HIT) is a recognised clinical sign of the high frequency vestibulo-ocular reflex (VOR), which can be quantified with video-oculography. This measures the VOR gain as the ratio of angular...

    Authors: Benjamin Mossman, Stuart Mossman, Gordon Purdie and Erich Schneider

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:29

    Content type: Original research article

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  24. Nasal chondromesenchymal hamartoma (NCMH) is a very rare, benign tumour of the sinonasal tract usually presenting in infants. We present a systematic review of NCMH cases alongside a case report of an adult wi...

    Authors: Katrina Anna Mason, Annakan Navaratnam, Evgenia Theodorakopoulou and Perumal Gounder Chokkalingam

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:28

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  25. Bilateral vocal fold immobility (BVFI) is a rare diagnosis causing dyspnea, dysphonia and dysphagia. Management depends on respiratory performance, airway patency, vocal ability, and quality-of-life priorities...

    Authors: Maria K. Brake and Jennifer Anderson

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:27

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  26. Having good balance is a facilitating factor in the performance of everyday activities. Good balance is also essential in various sport activities in order to both get results and prevent injury. A common meas...

    Authors: Eva Ekvall Hansson, Anders Beckman and Liselott Persson

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:26

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  27. 1. To assess the reproducibility of eye movement velocity measurement using two methods: traditional electro-oculography (EOG) and infrared video-oculography (VOG) and,

    Authors: Brian W. Blakley and Laura Chan

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:25

    Content type: Original research article

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  28. Immunoglobulin G4 related disease (IgG4-RD) is a poorly understood chronic inflammatory disorder affecting the middle-aged and elderly that can present to the otolaryngologist. We aim to summarize the current ...

    Authors: Graeme B. Mulholland, Caroline C. Jeffery, Paras Satija and David W. J. Côté

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:24

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  29. It is not uncommon for patients with indeterminate thyroid nodules to undergo diagnostic hemithyroidectomy. When the final pathology determines that the nodule is in fact malignant, patients require counseling...

    Authors: Badr Ibrahim, Véronique-Isabelle Forest, Michael Hier, Alex M. Mlynarek, Derin Caglar and Richard J. Payne

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:23

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  30. Comprehensive understanding of frontal recess anatomy is essential for the successful treatment of patients with frontal sinus disease. This study was designed to determine the prevalence of specific frontal r...

    Authors: Kazunori Kubota, Sachio Takeno and Katsuhiro Hirakawa

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:21

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  31. Cochlear implantation has become a mainstream treatment option for patients with severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss. During cochlear implant, there are key surgical steps which are influenced by ana...

    Authors: Edward Park, Hosam Amoodi, Jafri Kuthubutheen, Joseph M. Chen, Julian M. Nedzelski and Vincent Y. W. Lin

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:20

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  32. Since the first facial allograft transplantation was performed, several institutions have performed the procedure with the main objectives being restoration of the aesthetic appearance and expressive function ...

    Authors: Adrian I. Mendez, Hadi Seikaly, Vincent Biron, Lin-fu Zhu and David W. J. Côté

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:19

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  33. Radioiodine and Tc-99 m pertechnetate scans are routinely relied upon to detect metastasis in papillary thyroid cancer; false-positive scans are relatively rare. To our knowledge, no published reports exist of...

    Authors: Nicole L Lebo, Francois Raymond and Michael J Odell

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:18

    Content type: Case report

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  34. To compare early (3 and 6 month) and later (12 and 24 month) functional outcomes of stage III and IV (M0) oropharyngeal squamous cancer patients treated in sequential cohorts with 3D conformal (3DCRT) or inten...

    Authors: Paul Kerr, Candace L Myers, James Butler, Mohamed Alessa, Pascal Lambert and Andrew L Cooke

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:17

    Content type: Original research article

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  35. Warthin’s tumor or cystadenolymphoma (CAL) is a benign salivary gland tumor occurring almost exclusively in the parotid gland. CALs of other locations are rare.

    Authors: Lluís Nisa, Basile Nicolas Landis, Cinzia Salmina, Angeliki Ailianou, Eva Karamitopoulou and Roland Giger

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:16

    Content type: Case report

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  36. The Canadian Rhinologic workforce and future needs are not well defined. The objective of this study was to define the current demographics and practice patterns of the Canadian Rhinologic workforce. Outcomes ...

    Authors: Kristine A Smith, Doron D Sommer, Sean Grondin, Brian Rotenberg, Marc A Tewfik, Shaun Kilty, Erin Wright, Arif Janjua, John Lee, Chris Diamond and Luke Rudmik

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:15

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  37. To describe the development of a new clinically applicable method for assessing vestibular function in humans with particular application in Meniere’s disease.

    Authors: Zeinab A Dastgheib, Brian Lithgow, Brian Blakley and Zahra Moussavi

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:14

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  38. C-reactive protein (CRP) screening has been reported to be reliable for detection of infectious complications. Postoperative abnormal response of CRP can predict wound infection in colorectal surgery. This stu...

    Authors: Masaya Akashi, Shungo Furudoi, Kazunobu Hashikawa, Akiko Sakakibara, Takumi Hasegawa, Takashi Shigeta, Tsutomu Minamikawa and Takahide Komori

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:13

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  39. Thyroid cancer rates are on the rise worldwide with over 5000 new cases estimated in Canada in 2012. The American Thyroid Association recommends the use of fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNA) in the workup of ...

    Authors: Andre R Le, Gregory W Thompson and Benjamin John A Hoyt

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:12

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  40. Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is a highly prevalent inflammatory disease with significant impacts on patient quality of life and daily productivity. Evaluating the volume of research on CRS, relative to similar...

    Authors: Luke Rudmik

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:11

    Content type: Review

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  41. Detection of olfactory dysfunction is important for fire and food safety. Clinical tests of olfaction have been developed for adults but their use in children has been limited because they were felt to be unre...

    Authors: Sarah C Hugh, Jennifer Siu, Thomas Hummel, Vito Forte, Paolo Campisi, Blake C Papsin and Evan J Propst

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:10

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  42. Unilateral isolated sphenoid sinus disease (ISSD) is a rare diagnosis of the paranasal sinuses that can be associated with complications involving vascular, neurologic, and optic structures in close proximity.

    Authors: Jennifer Siu, Sudhir Sharma and Leigh Sowerby

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:9

    Content type: Case report

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  43. The management of patients with advanced stages of head and neck cancer requires a multidisciplinary and multimodality treatment approach which includes a combination of surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. T...

    Authors: Timothy Cooper, Vincent L Biron, David Fast, Raymond Tam, Thomas Carey, Maya Shmulevitz and Hadi Seikaly

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:8

    Content type: Original research article

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  44. Despite the fact that otoscopy is a widely used and taught diagnostic tool during medical training, errors in diagnosis are common. Physical otoscopy simulators have high fidelity, but they can be expensive an...

    Authors: Brandon Wickens, Jordan Lewis, David P Morris, Murad Husein, Hanif M Ladak and Sumit K Agrawal

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:7

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  45. The Editors of Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 43 (2014).

    Authors: Hadi Seikaly and Erin Wright

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:6

    Content type: Reviewer acknowledgement

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  46. Post treatment lung screening for head and neck cancer patients primarily focuses on the distant metastasis and a high rate of second primary can also be expected. The best screening tool and timing for this p...

    Authors: J Madana, Gregoire B Morand, Luz Barona-Lleo, Martin J Black, Alex M Mlynarek and Michael P Hier

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:5

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  47. Ultrasound guided fine-needle aspiration (USFNA) biopsy of thyroid nodules often gives a result of indeterminate pathology, placing thyroid specialists in difficult management situations. The aim of this study...

    Authors: Rickul Varshney, Veronique-Isabelle Forest, Marco A Mascarella, Faisal Zawawi, Louise Rochon, Michael P Hier, Alex Mlynarek, Michael Tamilia and Richard J Payne

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:2

    Content type: Original research article

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  48. Free vascularized fibular flaps are commonly used in jaw reconstruction. CT scan images of the fibula are used in digital planning of jaw reconstruction. In order to fully describe the anatomy of the fibula, a...

    Authors: Yoshiaki Ide, Satoru Matsunaga, Jeffrey Harris, Daniel O’ Connell, Hadi Seikaly and Johan Wolfaardt

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:1

    Content type: Original research article

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