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  1. Content type: Original research article

    The Skull Base Inventory (SBI) was developed to assess the quality of life of patients undergoing endoscopic or open approaches for anterior and central skull base pathologies. In this study, we sought to esta...

    Authors: Soroush Larjani, Eric Monteiro, Ian Witterick, Allan Vescan, Gelareh Zadeh, Fred Gentili, David P. Goldstein and John R. de Almeida

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:45

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  2. Content type: Original research article

    Gas pressure balance is essential for maintaining normal middle ear function. The mucosal surfaces of the middle ear, the mastoid air cell system (MACS), and the Eustachian tube (ET) play a critical role in th...

    Authors: James Belyea, Brandon Wickens and Manohar Bance

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:44

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  3. Content type: Original research article

    Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common disorder, and continuous airway positive pressure (CPAP) is considered to be the gold standard of therapy. CPAP however is known to have problems with adherence, with ...

    Authors: Brian W. Rotenberg, Dorian Murariu and Kenny P. Pang

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:43

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  4. Content type: Original research article

    The literature reports various treatment methodologies, such as trans-oral laser microsurgery, radiation therapy, total/partial laryngectomies, and concurrent radiation chemotherapy for patients with early lar...

    Authors: R. J. De Santis, I. Poon, J. Lee, I. Karam, D. J. Enepekides and K. M. Higgins

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:42

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  5. Content type: Case report

    Gastric pull up remains a popular reconstructive option for pharyngoesophagectomy defects extending to thoracic inlet. Gastric necrosis is a dreaded complication of gastric pull up reconstruction and few studi...

    Authors: Oleksandr Butskiy, Donald W. Anderson and Eitan Prisman

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:41

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  6. Content type: Original research article

    Total laryngectomy (TL) is an appropriate oncologic operation for many patients with laryngeal cancer delivering excellent oncologic outcomes, however it remains beset with significant functional consequences....

    Authors: A. Foreman, R. J. De Santis, F. Sultanov, D. J. Enepekides and K. M. Higgins

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:40

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  7. Content type: Original research article

    Cervical and ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potentials (c/oVEMPs) reflect otolith function. Up-to-date, there are no published reports on the systemic evaluation of otolith function in Ménière’s Disease (MD...

    Authors: Liang Chen, Hui Xu, Wu-qing Wang, Qing-quan Zhang, Qiao-ying Lv and Xi-cheng Song

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:39

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  8. Content type: Original research article

    Many Canadians are affected by sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) and those with severe or profound hearing loss may have poor hearing function despite optimized hearing aids. Cochlear implants (CI) offer effec...

    Authors: Gavin J. le Nobel, Euna Hwang, Adrian Wu, Sharon Cushing and Vincent Y. Lin

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:38

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  9. Content type: Original research article

    Sonotubometry is a non-invasive means of assessing Eustachian tube (ET) function. Its interpretation remains a complex task with questionable results due to wide variation between trials. A study was conducted...

    Authors: Yaw Amoako-Tuffour, Philip Garland and Manohar Bance

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:37

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  10. Content type: Original research article

    Patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) often have to endure significant wait times for endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS). The pyschiatric impact of placement on a waitlist for ESS has not been explored.

    Authors: Gordon Fung-Zak Tsang, Carmen L. McKnight, Laura Minhui Kim and John M. Lee

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:36

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  11. Content type: How I do it article

    Lip reconstruction for defects greater than 80 % present a challenge in maintaining acceptable oral function and good aesthetic results. Abbé flaps offer an excellent reconstructive option but are limited to d...

    Authors: Sabin Filimon, Keith Richardson, Michael P. Hier, Michael Roskies and Alex M. Mlynarek

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:35

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  12. Content type: Original research article

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the functional and oncological outcomes of patients treated for T3 laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Specifically comparing transoral laser microsurgery and radiother...

    Authors: A. Butler, M. H. Rigby, J. Scott, J. Trites, R. Hart and S. M. Taylor

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:34

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  13. Content type: Original research article

    The aim of this study is to present the development of a new technique to obtain 3D models using photogrammetry by a mobile device and free software, as a method for making digital facial impressions of patien...

    Authors: Rodrigo Salazar-Gamarra, Rosemary Seelaus, Jorge Vicente Lopes da Silva, Airton Moreira da Silva and Luciano Lauria Dib

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:33

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  14. Content type: Original research article

    Salivary ductal carcinoma (SDC) of parotid gland is a rare and aggressive entity; accounting for 1–3 % of all malignant salivary gland tumors, 0.2 % of epithelial salivary gland neoplasms, 0.5 % of salivary gl...

    Authors: Khalid Hussain AL-Qahtani, Mutahir A. Tunio, Yasser Bayoumi, Venkada Manickam Gurusamy, Fahad Ahmed A. Bahamdain and Hanadi Fatani

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:32

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  15. Content type: Original research article

    It has been reported that thyroglobulin antibody are more frequently elevated in patients with thyroid cancercompared to general population. This study aims at evaluating whether preoperative thyroglobulin ant...

    Authors: S. Hosseini, R. J. Payne, F. Zawawi, A. Mlynarek, M. P. Hier, M. Tamilia and V. I. Forest

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:31

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  16. Content type: Review

    The purpose of the present review is to systematically and critically analyze the available literature regarding the importance, applicability, and practicality of (MRI), computerized tomography (CT) or cone-b...

    Authors: Mohammed A. Q. Al-Saleh, Noura A. Alsufyani, Humam Saltaji, Jacob L. Jaremko and Paul W. Major

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:30

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  17. Content type: Original research article

    Ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration (USFNA) biopsies of thyroid nodules sometimes create a decision-making dilemma for surgeons as they may yield falsely benign results. The McGill Thyroid Nodule Score + ...

    Authors: Sarah Khalife, Sarah Bouhabel, Veronique-Isabelle Forest, Michael P. Hier, Louise Rochon, Michael Tamilia and Richard J. Payne

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:29

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  18. Content type: Review

    Squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck can present as a cervical metastasis from an unknown primary site. Recently, transoral robotic surgery (TORS) and transoral laser microsurgery (TLM) have been incor...

    Authors: Terence S. Fu, Andrew Foreman, David P. Goldstein and John R. de Almeida

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:28

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  19. Content type: Case report

    Osteoradionecrosis (ORN) is a challenging complication in patients with postirradiated nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC). The aim of this study was to evaluate the usage of a nasoseptal flap (NSF) after endoscopi...

    Authors: Mohamad Adel and Kai-Ping Chang

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:27

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  20. Content type: Original research article

    Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) is an aggressive cancer with poor overall survival. New therapeutic strategies that target specific molecular lesions driving advanced disease are needed. Herein w...

    Authors: Shannon F. Rudy, J. Chad Brenner, Jennifer L. Harris, Jun Liu, Jianwei Che, Megan V. Scott, John Henry Owen, Christine M. Komarck, Martin P. Graham, Emily L. Bellile, Carol R. Bradford, Mark EP Prince and Thomas E. Carey

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:26

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  21. Content type: Original research article

    Surgical approaches for many tumours are often limited by blood loss, exposure and risk to vital anatomical structures. Therefore, the standard of care for certain skull base tumours has become endoscopic tran...

    Authors: Hisham Wasl, Jessica McGuire and Darlene Lubbe

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:25

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  22. Content type: Original research article

    Many treatment options exist for the management of anterior epistaxis. However, little is known about treatment outcomes. The objective was to identify the currently utilised methods of management and outcomes...

    Authors: E. Newton, A. Lasso, W. Petrcich and S. J. Kilty

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:24

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  23. Content type: Original research article

    Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is typically recommended as first line therapy for obstructive sleep apnea, but the adherence rate of CPAP is problematic. This study’s objective was to systematicall...

    Authors: Brian W. Rotenberg, Claudio Vicini, Edward B. Pang and Kenny P. Pang

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:23

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  24. Content type: Original research article

    The presence of a plane between the lingual tonsils and the underlying soft tissue has not been confirmed. The objective of this study is to ascertain the presence and the characteristics about this plane for ...

    Authors: Eugene L. Son, Michael P. Underbrink, Suimin Qiu and Vicente A. Resto

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:22

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  25. Content type: Original research article

    Guidelines and text-book descriptions of the Rinne test advise orienting the tuning fork tines in parallel with the longitudinal axis of the external auditory canal (EAC), presumably to maximise the amplitude ...

    Authors: Oleksandr Butskiy, Denny Ng, Murray Hodgson and Desmond A. Nunez

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:21

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  26. Content type: Case report

    Head and neck cancer is often managed with a combination of surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy, and skin toxicity is not uncommon. Xanthogranuloma is a pathological finding resulting from an inflamma...

    Authors: Lisa Singer, Sarah M. Calkins, Andrew E. Horvai, William R. Ryan and Sue S. Yom

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:20

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  27. Content type: Original research article

    Silicone Implants and other alloplastic materials are frequently used in rhinoplasty to augment Asian short noses. However, nasal deformities as a result of implant-related infections are increasing in inciden...

    Authors: Serkan Sertel, Ioana Irina Venara-Vulpe and Philippe Pasche

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:19

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  28. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    The Canadian Hearing and Auditory Research Translation (CHART) group is a newly formed taskforce to develop collaborative research initiatives. Initial discussions centered on diagnostic improvements for middl...

    Authors: Robert V Harrison

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:18

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  29. Content type: Original research article

    Oral corticosteroids (OCSs) are widely prescribed in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck surgery (OtoHNS). There is evidence in the literature regarding specific dosing regimens. However, it is not known to what extent...

    Authors: Saad Ansari, Brian W. Rotenberg and Leigh J. Sowerby

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:17

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  30. Content type: Original research article

    Fine needle aspiration (FNA) cytopathology is the gold standard work-up for thyroid nodules. However, indeterminate lesions are encountered commonly and can lead to difficult treatment decisions. We sought to ...

    Authors: Benjamin A. Taylor, Robert D. Hart, Matthew H. Rigby, Jonathan Trites, S. Mark Taylor and Paul Hong

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:16

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  31. Content type: Original research article

    Informed consent consists of basic five elements: voluntarism, capacity, disclosure, understanding, and ultimate decision-making. Physician disclosure, patient understanding, and information retention are all ...

    Authors: Hussain Alsaffar, Lindsay Wilson, Dev P. Kamdar, Faizullo Sultanov, Danny Enepekides and Kevin M. Higgins

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:14

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  32. Content type: Original research article

    Eustachian tube dysfunction (ETD) is a common medical issue, occurring in at least 1 % of the adult population. Patients suffering from ET dysfunction typically present with complaints of hearing loss or sensa...

    Authors: Blair Williams, Benjamin A. Taylor, Neil Clifton and Manohar Bance

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:13

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  33. Content type: Original research article

    It is well-known that ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potentials (oVEMPs) predominantly reflect utricular function whilst cervical vestibular evoked myogenic potentials (cVEMPs) reflect saccular function. To...

    Authors: Hui Xu, Fa-ya Liang, Liang Chen, Xi-cheng Song, Michael Chi Fai Tong, Jiun Fong Thong, Qing-quan Zhang and Yan Sun

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:12

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  34. Content type: Original research article

    In Canada, 4,400 cases of oral cancer are diagnosed yearly. Surgical resection is a key component of treatment in many of these cancers. Reconstruction of defects, with the goal of preserving function, is of u...

    Authors: D. Forner, T. Phillips, M. Rigby, R. Hart, M. Taylor and J. Trites

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:11

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  35. Content type: Case report

    The occurence of cholesteatoma and cochlear implant is rare. Secondary cholesteatomas may develop as a result of cochlear implant surgery. Primarily acquired cholesteatoma is not typically associated with cong...

    Authors: J. Mierzwinski, AJ Fishman, T. Grochowski, S. Drewa, M. Drela, P. Winiarski and I. Bielecki

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:8

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  36. Content type: Original research article

    Recent studies have examined the effects of brief electrical stimulation (BES) on nerve regeneration, with some suggesting that BES accelerates facial nerve recovery. However, the facial nerve outcome measurem...

    Authors: Adrian Mendez, Hadi Seikaly, Vincent L. Biron, Lin Fu Zhu and David W. J. Côté

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:7

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  37. Content type: Erratum

    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 2016 45:6

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    The original article was published in Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:51

  38. Content type: Original research article

    Endoscopic ear surgery is an emerging technique with recent literature highlighting advantages over the traditional microscopic approach. This study aims to characterize the current status of endoscopic ear su...

    Authors: Michael Yong, Tamara Mijovic and Jane Lea

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:4

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  39. Content type: Review

    Patients with Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) frequently present with epistaxis. Up to 98 % of these patients will have epistaxis at some point in their life. There are multiple ways to deal with t...

    Authors: Christopher J. Chin, Brian W. Rotenberg and Ian J. Witterick

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:3

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  40. Content type: Original research article

    Nasal obstruction is a common complaint seen by otolaryngologists. The internal nasal valve (INV) is typically the narrowest portion of the nasal cavity, and if this area collapses on inspiration the patient e...

    Authors: Bree Erickson, Robert Hurowitz, Caroline Jeffery, Khalid Ansari, Hamdy El Hakim, Erin D. Wright, Hadi Seikaly, Sam R. Greig and David W. J. Côté

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:2

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  41. Content type: How I do it article

    The three well recognized tympanoplasty approaches: permeatal, postaural, and endaural, each have advantages and disadvantages. The permeatal approach is suitable only for ears with adequate canal size. The po...

    Authors: S. Christopher Man and Desmond A. Nunez

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:1

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  42. Content type: Case report

    Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) is an autosomal dominant disease that results in telangiectasia of the sinonasal tract, gastro-intestinal tract as well as possible arteriovenous malformations of th...

    Authors: Mark Bastianelli and Shaun J. Kilty

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:59

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  43. Content type: Original research article

    Bacterial infection, Eustachian tube dysfunction, allergies, and immunologic factors are major causes of otitis media with effusion (OME). However, the exact pathogenesis of OME is still unclear. This study ev...

    Authors: Woo Jin Kim, Byung-Guk Kim, Ki-Hong Chang and Jeong-Hoon Oh

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:58

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2016 45:15

  44. Content type: Original research article

    No literature exists which examines referral preferences to, or the consultation process with, Otolaryngology. In a recent Canadian Medical Association nation-wide survey of General Practitioners and Family Ph...

    Authors: John R. Scott, Eric Wong and Leigh J Sowerby

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:57

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  45. Content type: Original research article

    Dacrocystorhinostomy (DCR) is an operation used to treat nasolacrimal duct obstruction. Essentially there are two approaches: external and endoscopic. Several modalities are used in endoscopic DCR; all aiming ...

    Authors: Islam Herzallah, Bassam Alzuraiqi, Naif Bawazeer, Osama Marglani, Ameen Alherabi, Sherif K. Mohamed, Khalid Al-Qahtani, Talal Al-Khatib and Abdullah Alghamdi

    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:56

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  46. Content type: Erratum

    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 44:55

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    The original article was published in Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2015 44:43

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