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Jurnale medicale Otorinolaringologie (ORL)

25 Noiembrie 2014
Background: Diagnostic imaging of the head is used with increasing frequency, and often includes the paranasal sinuses, where incidental opacifications are found. To determine the clinical relevance of such findings can be challenging, and for the patient such incidental findings can give rise to co mai mult
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24 Noiembrie 2014
Background: Recent advances in magnetic resonance imaging make it possible to visualize the presumed pathophysiologic correlate of Meniere's disease: endolymphatic hydrops. As traditional diagnostic tests can provide only indirect evidence, they are hardly competitive in this respect and need to be mai mult
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21 Octombrie 2014
Background: The objective of this observational study was to evaluate the outcomes of intranasal surgery in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in a single institution in Norway. Methods: Fifty-nine patients with OSA and clinically significant nasal obstruction underwent either septoplasty a mai mult
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6 Octombrie 2014
Background: Currently, there is a paucity of data concerning the long-term outcomes, educational placement and quality of life of children implanted with hearing devices from large and representative samples of the population. To address this concern, a large, prospective, multicentre, multinational mai mult
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10 Septembrie 2014
Background: Copy number variations (CNVs) are the major type of structural variation in the human genome, and are more common than DNA sequence variations in populations. CNVs are important factors for human genetic and phenotypic diversity. Many CNVs have been associated with either resistance to d mai mult
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5 Septembrie 2014
Background: Acute cervical adenitis can evolve into suppurative cervical lymphadenitis and may sometimes be associated with infection of the retropharyngeal and parapharyngeal spaces (i.e., retropharyngeal and poststyloid parapharyngeal abscesses). This study aimed to describe the clinical presentat mai mult
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11 August 2014
Background: Individuals with a unilateral severe-to-profound hearing loss, or single-sided deafness, report difficultywith listening in many everyday situations despite having access to well-preserved acoustic hearing inone ear. The standard of care for single-sided deafness available on the UK Nati mai mult
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9 Iulie 2014
Background: Aim of the present study was to evaluate prognostic factors, in particular standard laboratory parameters, for better outcome after idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL). Methods: Using a retrospective review, 173 patients were included presenting between 2006 and 2009 wit mai mult
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29 Aprilie 2014
Background: Fibroma, neurofibroma, and papilloma are the most commonly encountered benign lesions in the nasopharynx. Hamartomas are non-neoplastic overgrowth of mature/differentiated tissue indigenous to the specific part of the body in which they develop. Most hamartomas are located in the liver, mai mult
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25 Aprilie 2014
Background: While standardized methods are established to examine the pathway from motorcortex to the peripheral nerve in patients with facial palsy, a reliable method to evaluate the facial muscles in patients with long-term palsy for therapy planning is lacking. Methods: A 3D ultrasonographic (US) mai mult
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7 Aprilie 2014
Background: Persons with a hearing impairment have various experiences during their 'journey' through hearing loss. In our previous studies we have developed 'patient journey' models of person with hearing impairment and their communication partners (CPs). The study was aimed to evaluate the effecti mai mult
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5 Aprilie 2014
Background: A university hospital in Mid-Norway has modified their guidelines for follow-up after insertion of ventilation tubes (VTs) in the tympanic membrane, transferring the controls of the healthiest children to general practitioners (GPs). The aim of this study was to evaluate the implementati mai mult
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30 Ianuarie 2014 12:25
Contributing reviewersThe editors of BMC Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders would like to thank all of our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 13 (2013). mai mult
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31 Decembrie 2013
Background: Primary intraosseous squamous cell carcinoma is a rare jaw bone tumor defined as squamous cell carcinoma arising within the jaw, having no initial connection with the oral mucosa and developing from residual odontogenic epithelium or from an odontogenic cyst or tumor. Solid type of this mai mult
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8 Octombrie 2013
Background: Indigenous Australian children living in remote communities experience high rates of acute otitis media with tympanic membrane perforation (AOMwiP). Otitis media in this population is associated with dense nasopharyngeal colonization of three primary otopathogens; Haemophilus influenzae, mai mult
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9 Septembrie 2013
Background: Laryngo-pharyngeal reflux (LPR) is assumed to be the most common cause of posterior laryngitis (PL). Since LPR is found in healthy subjects, and PL patients are not improved by acid-reducing therapy, other aetiologies to PL must be considered. The aims of this study in PL were to investi mai mult
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6 August 2013
Background: Ear infection is a common problem for both children and adults especially in developing countries. However in Ethiopia particularly in the study area, there is no recent data that shows the magnitude of the problem. The aim of this study was to determine the bacterial isolates and their mai mult
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29 Iulie 2013
Background: While current research priorities include investigations of age-related hearing loss, there are concerns regarding effects on childhood hearing, for example through increased personal headphone use. By utilising historical data, it is possible to assess what factors may have increased he mai mult
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23 Iulie 2013
Background: The negative consequences of olfactory dysfunction for the quality of life are not widely appreciated and the condition is therefore often ignored or trivialized. Methods: 1,000 patients with olfactory dysfunction participated in an online study by submitting accounts of their subjective mai mult
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6 Iulie 2013
Background: Comel-Netherton syndrome is an inherited ichthyosis that is associated with highly impaired epidermal cornification and barrier function. Literature sparsely reports of the occurrence of early onset skin cancer in people with Netherton syndrome. To the best of our knowledge the suitabili mai mult
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24 Mai 2013
Background: Excessive ambient noise in school settings is a major concern for school hearing screening as it typically masks pure tone test stimuli (particularly 500 Hz and below). This results in false positive findings and subsequent unnecessary follow-up. With advances in technology, noise-cancel mai mult
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23 Aprilie 2013
Background: Superficial siderosis (SS) is caused by repeated or continuous bleeding into the subarachnoid space that results in iron from hemoglobin (hemosiderin) being deposited on the surface of the brain. Clinically, the condition is characterized by sensorineural deafness, ataxia, and pyramidal mai mult
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25 Martie 2013
Background: Injuries to the ear, nose and throat (ENT) regions are not uncommon in clinical practice and constitute a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in our setting. There is dearth of literature on this subject in our environment. This study was conducted to describe the causes, injury mai mult
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21 Februarie 2013
Contributing reviewersThe editors of BMC Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in volume 12 (2012). mai mult
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8 Ianuarie 2013
Background: When clinical guidelines are being changed a strategy is required for implementation. St. Olavs University Hospital in Norway modified their guidelines for the follow-up care of children after insertion of ventilation tubes (VT) in the tympanic membrane, transferring the controls of the mai mult
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7 Ianuarie 2013
Background: Several guidelines on adeno-tonsillar disease have been proposed in recent years and some discrepancies in relation both to clinical manifestations and indications for surgical treatment have emerged. The aim of the study was to verify what influence (adeno)-tonsillectomy guidelines have mai mult
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17 Decembrie 2012
Background: Sinusitis is an inflammation of the paranasal sinuses that can be caused by anatomic variations of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses. In this study we aimed to find the relationship between sinusitis and septal deviation (SeD) and concha bullosa. Methods: Two trained resident of ENT mai mult
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29 Noiembrie 2012
Background: Aim of the present study was to evaluate the occurence of a round window membrane rupture and the effects of hearing restoration after exploratory tympanotomy and sealing of the round window (niche) in patients with unilateral sudden deafness. Methods: Retrospective analysis of patients' mai mult
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8 Noiembrie 2012
Background: Allergic rhinitis is one of the commonest atopic diseases which contribute to significant morbidity world wide while its epidemiology in Tanzania remains sparse. There was paucity of information regarding allergic rhinitis in our setting; therefore it was important to conduct this study mai mult
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29 Octombrie 2012
Background: When evaluating hearing rehabilitation, it is reasonable to eh use self-report questionnaires as outcome measure. All questionnaires used in audiological research are developed and validated for the paper-and-pencil format. As computer and Internet use is increasing, standardized questio mai mult
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