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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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

  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. Analysis of frequency and reasons for planned and unplanned 30-day readmission in hospitalized pediatric otorhinolaryngology patients using German Diagnosis Related Group (G-DRG) system data.

    Authors: Katharina Geißler, Wido Rippe, Daniel Boeger, Jens Buentzel, Kerstin Hoffmann, Holger Kaftan, Andreas Mueller, Gerald Radtke and Orlando Guntinas-Lichius
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:55
  37. Head and neck cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (HNCSCC) is a non-melanoma skin cancer that is mostly caused by solar ultraviolet radiation exposure. While it usually has an excellent prognosis, a subset of pa...

    Authors: Joshua Lubov, Mathilde Labbé, Krystelle Sioufi, Grégoire B. Morand, Michael P. Hier, Manish Khanna, Khalil Sultanem and Alex M. Mlynarek
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:54
  38. Obstructive sleep apnea frequently persists in children following adenotonsillectomy, which is the first-line treatment recommended for obstructive sleep apnea with adenotonsillar hypertrophy. Drug-induced sle...

    Authors: J. Cousineau, A.-S. Prévost, M.-C. Battista and M. Gervais
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:53
  39. It was well-documented that extended high-frequency (EHF, above 8 kHz) hearing test could be more sensitive comparing with the conventional measurement on frequency below 8 kHz, regarding the early prediction ...

    Authors: Mingming Wang, Yu Ai, Yuechen Han, Zhaomin Fan, Peng Shi and Haibo Wang
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:52
  40. Multiple surgical approaches have been proposed to repair the congenital choanal atresia. However, there remains no general consensus about the optimal surgical technique. This study aimed to describe and eval...

    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 50:51

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:62

  41. Authors: Danique E. Paping, Jantien L. Vroegop, Simone P. C. Koenraads, Carlijn M. P. le Clercq, André Goedegebure, Robert J. Baatenburg de Jong and Marc P. van der Schroeff
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:50

    The original article was published in Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:11

  42. Acute suppurative thyroiditis through the congenital pyriform sinus fistula (PSF) often recurs if the fistula is not resected. Although endoscopic chemo-cauterization (ECC) to obliterate the orifice of the fis...

    Authors: Hiroo Masuoka, Akira Miyauchi, Takahiro Sasaki, Tsutomu Sano and Akihiro Miya
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:49
  43. Diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in children is often delayed due to the high prevalence and limited physician and sleep testing resources. As a result, children may be referred to mult...

    Authors: D. S. Heath, H. El-Hakim, Y. Al-Rahji, E. Eksteen, T. C. Uwiera, A. Isaac, M. Castro-Codesal, C. Gerdung, J. Maclean and P. J. Mandhane
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:48
  44. Preoperative planning of open laryngotracheal surgery is important for achieving good results. This study examines the surgeon’s perception of the importance of using life size 3D printed models of the pediatr...

    Authors: Oshri Wasserzug, Gadi Fishman, Narin Carmel-Neiderman, Yael Oestreicher-Kedem, Maher Saada, Solomon Dadia, Eran Golden, Philip Berman, Ophir Handzel and Ari DeRowe
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:47
  45. To evaluate the clinical management of choanal atresia (CA) in tertiary centers across Canada.

    Authors: Josee Paradis, Agnieszka Dzioba, Hamdy El-Hakim, Paul Hong, Frederick K. Kozak, Lily H. P. Nguyen, Demitri Perera, Evan Jon Propst, Jennifer M. Siu, Monika Wojtera and Murad Husein
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:46
  46. To evaluate the clinical presentation of choanal atresia (CA) in tertiary centers across Canada.

    Authors: Josee Paradis, Agnieszka Dzioba, Hamdy El-Hakim, Paul Hong, Frederick K. Kozak, Lily H. P. Nguyen, Demitri Perera, Evan Jon Propst, Jennifer M. Siu, Monika Wojtera and Murad Husein
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:45
  47. To evaluate the impact of a high efficiency rapid standardized OR (RAPSTOR) for hemithyroid/parathyroid surgery using standardized equipment sets (SES) and consecutive case scheduling (CCS) on turnover times (...

    Authors: Hannah Ernst, Leigh Sowerby, Axel Sahovaler, Danielle Macneil, Anthony Nichols, John Yoo, Richard Hilsden, Julie Strychowsky and Kevin Fung
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:44
  48. Human-derived acellular dermal matrix (ADM) has been widely used as an effective alternative to autologous grafts in tympanoplasty. However, evidence of ADM as an alternative to autologous grafts in the repair...

    Authors: Shan Xu, Xia Sun, Ning Yang and Aihui Yan
    Citation: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2021 50:43