Journal of

Otolaryngology and RhinologyISSN: 2572-4193

Early Online

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4193.1510148

Benifet of Dexamethasone in Post-Tonsillectomy Pain in Adults

Ali Obaid Muthanna, MD

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: 2024/01/16

A total of 120 patients were enrolled and divided randomly into two equal groups, dexamethasone group and placebo group. This study was conducted in OtoRhinoLaryngology, Al-thawra Teaching Hopital, Sana'a, Yemen. During the period January 2015 to January 2019. All patients were underwent to tonsillectomy under general anesthesia....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4193.1510147

Middle Cranial Fossa Approach (Surgical Technique)

Lotfi Boublata, MD, PhD and Sofiane Ouhab, MD, PhD

Article Type: Surgical Technique | First Published: 2023/12/16

It was described by Perry in 1904 [1] to perform a neurotomy in a patient suffering from a Menière's disease. It was subscribed because of the very serious postoperative morbidity. William House in 1961 [2] using microsurgical techniques was able to describe the details of this approach which he used to operate on small vestibular schwannomas and disabling vertigo by performing vestibular neurotomy....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4193.1510146

Is There Interplay between Human Gut Microbiota and Upper Airway Susceptibility to Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis Exacerbations?

Hanna Klimza, Joanna Jackowska, Natalia Zagozda and Małgorzata Wierzbicka

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: 2023/12/16

The study included 73 patients with confirmed papillomatosis. The main baseline variables were: Age of onset, breastfeeding in infancy, number of surgeries throughout life, diet, number of antibiotic treatments in the last year, BMI and current disease activity on the three-point Dikkers scale. Variables important for the analysis of the impact of intestinal dysbiosis on the course of papilloma were: Intestinal symptoms and blood test results. ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4193.1510145

Feeding and Swallowing Trends in Infants Born via Exit Procedure for Giant Head and Neck Masses

Audrey Latimore, MA, CCC-SLP, Kimberly King Latimore, MS, CCC-SLP BCS-S, Chelsea Randall, MS, CCC-SLPBCS-S, Christina Rappazzo, MA, CCC-SLPBCS-S, Milenka Cuevas-Guaman, MD and Deepak Mehta, MD, FRCS

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: 2023/12/08

Infants born with giant head and neck (HN) masses can experience deficits in feeding-swallowing function in early infancy. This study aims to characterize the feeding-swallowing patterns of these infants and highlight trends in this unique population....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4193.1510144

Internal Incision and Suturing Technique for Alar Base Reduction and Alar Lifting

Xiaohui Long, Qiming Zhao and Huahui Zhang

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: 2023/12/08

The alar plays an important role in the overall appearance and balance of the nose, and the correction of a hanging alar and alar flare/base is common in rhinoplasty, especially among East Asian patients. Insufficient narrowing of the alar width, unstable appearance, and obvious scarring after surgery are matters of concern....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4193.1510143

Olfactory Dysfunction and Tiktok: The Underutilization of a Potent Educational and Health Information Resource

Joseph S Lu, BS, Richard Wu, MPH, Maria Armache, MD, Nicholas R Rowan, MD and Leila J Mady, MD, PhD, MPH

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: 2023/12/07

Olfactory dysfunction (OD) impacts nearly 1-in-4 adults, many of whom turn to online resources-including social media-for expected prognoses and treatment recommendations. The primary objective of this study was to assess the quality and understandability of OD-related content on TikTok, a social media platform with 1-billion monthly users....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4193.1510142

Multiple Myeloma Presenting as Parotid Mass Diagnosed by Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology: A Case Report

YC Spoorthy Rekha, Ramkumar Kurpad Ramachandra Rao, Kulbhushan Bali and Deepthy Das

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: 2023/11/17

Parotid region swellings are the most commonly encountered presentations in ENT OPDs, the causes of which range from inflammatory conditions to benign/malignant parotid tumors and at times can be a manifestation of an underlying systemic disease. Multiple myeloma is a rare type of blood cancer characterized by monoclonal proliferation of plasma cells and its presentation as a parotid region swelling is very rare....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4193.1510140

Laryngeal Abscess in a Patient with End Stage Liver Disease - An Enigma

Dinesh Jothimani, Ramya S, Purushothaman PK, Vidya Devarajan, Vaibhaiv Patel, Akila Rajakumar and Mohamed Rela

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: 2023/10/29

Patients with liver cirrhosis are more prone to life-threatening bacterial infections. Presence of immune dysfunction and altered gut microbiome has been largely attributed to the cause of sepsis, particularly secondary to gram negative organisms in patients with cirrhosis....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4193.1510139

Efficacy of Mitomycin C in Prevention of Adhesions Formation after Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

Yara Mahmoud Sulieman, Mostafa Ibrahim and Youssef Youssef

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: 2023/09/30

A prospective randomized clinical trial conducted in Otorhinolaryngology Department, Tishreen University Hospital, Lattakia, Syria, between July 2021 and July 2022. The study included 62 patients underwent bilateral functional endoscopic sinus surgery (Fess) for chronic rhinosinusitis with or without polyps. A cotton pledget soaked with 1 ml of mitomycin C (0.8 mg/ml) was randomly applied in the middle meatus of one nasal cavity (study side) for 5 minutes and a second pledget soaked with 1 ml no...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4193.1510138

Nasal Decongestant Effects of Vitellaria Paradoxa (Shea Butter) Extracts: A Hospital Based Study

Opubo Benedict Lilly-Tariah, MBBS, FMCORL, FWACS, Iyeopu Miniakiri Siminialayi, BMed Sc, MBBS, MSc, MD, Sokiprim Akoko, MBBS, MSc, PhD, Ediriverere Nosa Oghenekaro, MBBS, FMCORL and Musa Stephen, MBBS, FMCPath

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: 2023/09/13

Mucosal inflammation underlies many of the specific and interrelated factors that contribute to nasal congestion and shea butter is used by local healers as a treatment for inflammatory conditions including nasal congestion. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of extracts of Shea butter on diagnosed patients with Nasal congestion....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4193.1510137

Comparison of Speech Output between Conventional and Stereolithography Ear Moulds with and without Vent

Rashmi E, Banumathi, Vivek A, Devi N, PhD and Chandni Jain, PhD

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: 2023/09/06

Ear moulds effectively couple the hearing aid to the ears and provide a sound channel to the ear from the hearing aid. Ear moulds are usually prepared using manual procedure, but with the latest technology ear mould can also be prepared using stereolithography (SLA) printing processes. However, the speech output characteristics of this stereolithography printed ear moulds are not validated in the literature. ...

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