This multisite cohort study of the effect of comorbid obstructive sleep apnea on chronic rhinosinusitis disease-specific quality of life and sleep dysfunction in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis following functional endoscopic sinus surgery found significant improvements after surgery.
This study of children evaluated for post–airway reconstruction dysphonia found that endoscopy was successfully completed in most but that vibratory characteristics were often not assessed adequately using videolaryngostroboscopy.
This cross-sectional study of patients with head and neck cancer who underwent selective neck dissection or modified radical neck dissection reports that more aggressive treatment was associated with worse shoulder function and quality of life.
This prospective clinical trial reports on the parameters that are correlated with objectively measured compliance during oral appliance therapy in patients with sleep-disordered breathing.
This review of medical records examines the safety and effectiveness of isolated inferior turbinoplasty in children with nasal obstruction.
This cohort study of SEER data investigated the correlates of survival in patients with primary malignant tumors of the submandibular gland.
This cohort study looks at the use of virtual reality simulation training of medical students in performing mastoidectomy with comparison of distributed vs mass practice and tutored vs nontutored sessions.
This trend analysis examines training and placement of pediatric otolaryngology graduates in fellowships over the past 10 years.
This retrospective cohort study examines the prevalence of sensorineural hearing loss among children with congenital diaphragmatic hernia and the need for close follow-up for hearing and speech development.
This cadaveric study describes the eustachian tube and other elements of nasopharyngeal anatomy as consistent landmarks that provide important points of reference when approaching the hypoglossal canal through an endoscopic endonasal approach.
A woman with intermittent left-sided throat and ear pain underwent surgery for left base of tongue resection via suprahyoid approach along with a left-sided neck dissection of levels I to IV. What is the diagnosis?
A woman with a history of essential thrombocythemia was diagnosed as having acute myelogenous leukemia and during the course of the second chemotherapy treatment developed left-sided mandibular pain and ecchymoses along the mandibular buccal-gingival borders. What is the diagnosis?
A woman in her 60s was referred for a large, left-sided, progressively enlarging mandibular mass; contrasted CT revealed an exophytic complex mass with areas of calcification and ossification inferiorly and a necrotic, cystic irregularly enhancing portion superiorly. What is the diagnosis?
A young man presented with a painless gradually increasing swelling in the right side of the neck of 6 years’ duration; a CT scan revealed a solid right carotid space mass with a few cystic areas and coarse specks of calcification. What is the diagnosis?
This study uses data from the cross-sectional National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey to report that, in adults 70 years or older, moderate or more severe hearing impairment was significantly associated with a 54% increased risk of mortality.
This case series describes 3 patients with undescended symptomatic parathyroid adenomas that required reoperation or advanced imaging to localize.