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  1. 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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  2. 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

    Content type: Original research article

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  3. 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

    Content type: Original research article

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  4. 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

    Content type: Original research article

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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

    Content type: Original research article

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  8. 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

    Content type: Original research article

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  9. 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

    Content type: Original research article

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  10. 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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  11. 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

    Content type: Original research article

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  12. 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

    Content type: Original research article

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  13. 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

    Content type: Original research article

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  14. 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

    Content type: Original research article

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  15. 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

    Content type: Original research article

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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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

    Content type: Original research article

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  20. 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

    Content type: Original research article

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  21. 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

    Content type: Original research article

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  22. 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

    Content type: Original research article

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  23. 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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  24. 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

    Content type: Original research article

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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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

    Content type: Original research article

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  28. 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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  29. 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

    Content type: Original research article

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  30. Oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma (OCSCC) is the most common head and neck cancer, affecting approximately 2000 Canadians yearly. Analysis of Canadian Cancer Registry data has shown that the incidence of ora...

    Authors: Bree Erickson, Vincent L Biron, Han Zhang, Hadi Seikaly and David WJ Côté

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:4

    Content type: Original research article

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  31. There is significant variability in undergraduate Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (OTOHNS) curricula across Canadian medical schools. As part of an extracurricular program delivered jointly with other s...

    Authors: Brittany Greene, Linden Head, Nada Gawad, Stanley J Hamstra and Laurie McLean

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:3

    Content type: Original research article

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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. To determine the rate of publication in a peer-reviewed journal for all oral presentations made at the Canadian Society for Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery’s Annual Meetings from 2006–2010.

    Authors: Lauren N Ogilvie, Julie Pauwels, Neil K Chadha and Frederick K Kozak

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2014 43:51

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  35. The primary objective of this study is to describe variations in incidence rates, resection rates, and types of surgical ablations performed on patients diagnosed with major salivary gland cancers in Ontario.

    Authors: Antoine Eskander, Jonathan Irish, Jeremy Freeman, Patrick Gullane, Ralph Gilbert, Patti A Groome, Stephen F Hall, David R Urbach and David P Goldstein

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2014 43:50

    Content type: Original research article

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  36. The reported prevalence of vestibular dysfunction after cochlear implantation (CI) is varies between different scientific papers. The aim of this study is to determine the reported post-implantation outcome in...

    Authors: Faisal Zawawi, Faisal Alobaid, Tony Leroux and Anthony G Zeitouni

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2014 43:49

    Content type: Original research article

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  37. Fine needle aspiration (FNA) is the standard of care for the diagnostic work-up of thyroid nodules but despite its proven utility, the non-diagnostic rate for thyroid FNA ranges from 6-36%. A non-diagnostic FN...

    Authors: Andre Isaac, Caroline C Jeffery, Hadi Seikaly, Hani Al-Marzouki, Jeffrey R Harris and Daniel A O’Connell

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2014 43:48

    Content type: Original research article

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  38. Health care costs in Canada continue to rise. As a result of this relentless increase in healthcare spending, ways to increase efficiency and decrease cost are constantly being sought. Surgical treatment is th...

    Authors: Christopher J Chin, Leigh J Sowerby, Ava John-Baptiste and Brian W Rotenberg

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2014 43:46

    Content type: Original research article

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  39. Primary hyperparathyroisim is a relatively common condition, for which the standard treatment is surgical excision of one or more of the parathyroid glands. Primary hyperparathyroidism can be due to a single a...

    Authors: Blair A Williams, Jonathan RB Trites, S Mark Taylor, Martin J Bullock and Robert D Hart

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2014 43:44

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  40. To create and validate a German version of the Tonsil and Adenoid Health Status Instrument (TAHSI) for evaluation of tonsillectomy outcome in adult patients with chronic or recurrent tonsillitis.

    Authors: Teresa Steinbichler, Birte Bender, Elisabeth Blassnigg and Herbert Riechelmann

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2014 43:41

    Content type: Original research article

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  41. Endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) is a technically challenging procedure, associated with a significant risk of complications. Virtual reality simulation has demonstrated benefit in many disciplines as an importa...

    Authors: Rickul Varshney, Saul Frenkiel, Lily HP Nguyen, Meredith Young, Rolando Del Maestro, Anthony Zeitouni, Elias Saad, W Robert J Funnell and Marc A Tewfik

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2014 43:40

    Content type: Original research article

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  42. To measure changes in air quality during surgery.

    Authors: Matthew D Brace, Elizabeth Stevens, S Mark Taylor, Sarah Butt, Zhennan Sun, Licai Hu, Megan Borden, Neeraj Khanna, James Kuchta, Jonathan Trites, Robert Hart and Mark D Gibson

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2014 43:39

    Content type: Original research article

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  43. Metabolic tumour volume (MTV) obtained from pre-treatment 18 F-fluorodeoxydeglucose positron emission tomography with computed tomography (PET-CT) has been validated as an independent predictive factor of outcome...

    Authors: Han Zhang, Hadi Seikaly, Jonathan T Abele, Dean T Jeffery, Jeffrey R Harris and Daniel A O’Connell

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2014 43:33

    Content type: Original research article

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  44. Virtual surgery may improve learning and provides an opportunity for pre-operative surgical rehearsal. We describe a novel haptic temporal bone simulator specifically developed for multicore processing and imp...

    Authors: Dana Wong, Bertram Unger, Jay Kraut, Justyn Pisa, Charlotte Rhodes and Jordan B Hochman

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2014 43:31

    Content type: Original research article

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  45. There is a need for innovative anatomic teaching tools. This paper describes a three dimensional (3D) tool employing the Microsoft Kinect ™. Using this instrument, 3D temporal bone anatomy can be manipulated w...

    Authors: Jordan B Hochman, Bertram Unger, Jay Kraut, Justyn Pisa and Sabine Hombach-Klonisch

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2014 43:38

    Content type: Original research article

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