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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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

  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. The aim of this study was to evaluate speech outcomes following surgical intervention for velopharyngeal dysfunction (VPD). Perceptual speech outcome data were subsequently analyzed in conjunction with patient...

    Authors: Ryan Instrum, Agnieszka Dzioba, Anne Dworschak-Stokan and Murad Husein
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:3
  30. Laryngeal cancers of glottic origin comprise a large proportion of head and neck malignancies. Transoral laser microsurgery (TLM) and radiation therapy are mainstays in the treatment of early stage glottic can...

    Authors: Dennis E. Curry, David Forner, Matthew H. Rigby, Jonathan R. Trites, Martin Corsten and S. Mark Taylor
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:2
  31. Tonsillectomy, with or without adenoidectomy, is the leading reason for paediatric unplanned hospital readmission, some of which are potentially avoidable. Reducing unplanned hospital revisits would improve pa...

    Authors: Aimy H. L. Tran, Ken L. Chin, Rosemary S. C. Horne, Danny Liew, Joanne Rimmer and Gillian M. Nixon
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2022 51:1
  32. Report the incidence of contralateral nodal failure rates in well-lateralized oropharyngeal carcinoma treated with upfront surgery and unilateral neck management.

    Authors: Axel Sahovaler, John J. W. Lee, Wei Xu, Susie Su, Ali Hosni, Andrew Bayley, David P. Goldstein and John R. de Almeida
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:71
  33. To explore the differences between endolymphatic duct blockage, endolymphatic sac drainage and endolymphatic sac decompression surgery in the reversal of endolymphatic hydrops (EH) in patients with intractable...

    Authors: Anquan Peng, Junjiao Hu, Qin Wang, Xueying Pan, Zhiwen Zhang, Wenqi Jiang, Yichao Chen and Chao Huang
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:70
  34. Sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL) is a disease with an unknown etiology; damage to the auditory nerve from inflammation due to viral infection or vascular incidents has been implicated. According to se...

    Authors: Chen-Yu Chien, Shu-Yu Tai, Kuan-Hui Li, Hua-Ling Yang, Leong-Perng Chan, Edward Hsi, Ling-Feng Wang, Kuen-Yao Ho and Ning-Chia Chang
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:69
  35. There has been increasing interest in the management of oropharyngeal swallowing dysfunction (SwD). Its prevalence, particularly in otherwise healthy infants and toddlers (OHITs), is underappreciated. As the s...

    Authors: Abdulsalam Baqays, Julianna Zenke, Sandra Campbell, Wendy Johannsen, Marghalara Rashid, Hadi Seikaly and Hamdy El-Hakim
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:68
  36. The radial forearm free flap (RFFF) is the most commonly used flap for defects of the oral cavity. The facial artery musculomucosal (FAMM) is a safe and effective method to reconstruct medium sized defects of ...

    Authors: Badr Ibrahim, Akram Rahal, Eric Bissada, Apostolos Christopoulos, Louis Guertin and Tareck Ayad
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:67
  37. The advent of 3D navigation imaging has opened new borders to the endoscopic surgical approaches of naso-sinusal inflammatory and neoplastic disease. This technology has gained in popularity among otolaryngolo...

    Authors: Noémie Villemure-Poliquin, Mario Chrétien and Jacques E. Leclerc
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:66
  38. The COVID-19 pandemic has deeply impacted healthcare and education systems, including resident education. The impact of the pandemic on the different types of pedagogical activities, and the displacement of pe...

    Authors: Jade Chénard-Roy, Matthieu J. Guitton and François Thuot
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:65
  39. Subglottic stenosis (SGS) is a reportedly rare disease that causes recurrent severe airway obstruction. Etiologies reported for SGS include idiopathic, iatrogenic, autoimmune, congenital, and traumatic, with v...

    Authors: Ryan K. Chan, Beau Ahrens, Paul MacEachern, J. Douglas Bosch and Derrick R. Randall
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:64
  40. While some studies suggest that the BRAF V600E mutation correlates with a high-risk phenotype in papillary thyroid microcarcinoma (PTMC), more evidence is necessary before this mutation can be used to help guide ...

    Authors: Jennifer A. Silver, Mariya Bogatchenko, Marc Pusztaszeri, Véronique-Isabelle Forest, Michael P. Hier, Ji Wei Yang, Michael Tamilia and Richard J. Payne
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:63
  41. Authors: Peng-peng Wang, Li-xing Tang, Jie Zhang, Xiao-jian Yang, Wei Zhang, Yang Han, Xiao Xiao, Xin Ni and Wen-tong Ge
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:62

    The original article was published in Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:51

  42. The Choosing Wisely Canada campaign raises awareness amongst physicians and patients regarding unnecessary or inappropriate tests and treatments. Using an online survey, members of the Pediatric Otolaryngology...

    Authors: Mitchell McDonough, Kalpesh Hathi, Gerard Corsten, Christopher J. Chin, Paolo Campisi, Jonathan Cavanagh, Neil Chadha, M. Elise Graham, Murad Husein, Liane B. Johnson, Jodi Jones, Bruce Korman, John Manoukian, Lily H. P. Nguyen, Doron D. Sommer, Julie Strychowsky…
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:61
  43. To evaluate the progress and challenges of a hearing screening program as well as review the incidence of pediatric hearing loss in grade school children participating in this program.

    Authors: Deanna Lammers, Adam Rocker, David S. Chan, Deema Couchman, Yiqiao Wang, Amy Fraser, Johnna MacCormick and Matthew Bromwich
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:60
  44. During the early part of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian Society of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (CSO-HNS) task force published recommendations on performance of tracheotomy. Since then, our unders...

    Authors: D. D. Sommer, D. Cote, T. McHugh, M. Corsten, M. A. Tewfik, S. Khalili, K. Fung, M. Gupta, N. Sne, P. T. Engels, E. Weitzel, T. F. E. Brown, J. Paul, K. M. Kost, J. A. Anderson, L. Sowerby…
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:59
  45. Thyroid nodules are stratified through fine-needle aspiration (FNA) and are often categorized using The Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology, which estimates the risk of malignancy for six cytop...

    Authors: Kalpesh Hathi, Tarek Rahmeh, Vicki Munro, Victoria Northrup, Ali Sherazi and Christopher J. Chin
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:58
  46. Carotid body tumors (CBTs) are rare neuroendocrine neoplasms, but the prognosis of patients with resected CBTs has seldom been elucidated. This study was conducted to investigate the association between variab...

    Authors: Huanrui Hu, Yuwei Xiang, Bin Huang, Ding Yuan, Yi Yang and Jichun Zhao
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:57
  47. Cannabis has been rapidly legalized in North America; however, limited evidence exists around its side effects. Health Canada defines side effect as a harmful and unintended response to a health product. Given...

    Authors: Jobanjit S. Phulka, Joel W. Howlett and Amanda Hu
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:56