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Archives of Otolaryngology and Rhinology

    A case of apogeotropic horizontal canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (cupulolithiasis) due to head contusion in an adolescent

    Published On: July 30, 2018 | Pages: 048 - 049

    Author(s): Atsushi Tamura* and Michiya Satoh
    A 17-year-old high school boy who complained of severe positional vertigo visited our hospital. He belonged to an American football team in high school, and his head often hit opponents during games. The vertigo was strongest when his left ear was down in the supine position. Physical examination and computed tomography revealed no abnormalities. However, positional t ...
    Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-1759.000075

    Early clinical experience using the maxillary sinus antrostomy in “office rhinology”- currently dominated by balloon sinus dilation

    Published On: June 30, 2018 | Pages: 044 - 047

    Author(s): Gary J Nishioka*
    Background: Is there a role for the maxillary sinus anstrostomy (MSA) in office rhinology which currently is dominated by balloon dilation (BSD)? Introduction: The objective of this study was to retrospectively examine “office rhinology” patients who underwent in-office MSAs and identify relevant qualitative differences when compared to patients who underwent a maxil ...
    Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-1759.000074

    Positional changes in the hyoid bone, hypopharynx, cervical vertebrae, and Cranium before and after correction of glosso-larynx (CGL)

    Published On: June 20, 2018 | Pages: 037 - 043

    Author(s): Susumu Mukai*
    Introduction: Respiratory inhibition by ankyloglossia with deviation of the epiglottis and larynx (ADEL) was thought to be caused by tongue muscles. But to explain this effect by the tongue muscles alone was unreasonable. Thorough investigations of ADEL by head and neck X-rays were performed. The surveillance revealed the existence of an important organ necessary in t ...
    Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-1759.000073

    Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS): Who Are Our Patients?

    Published On: June 20, 2018 | Pages: 035 - 036

    Author(s): Natália Silva Cavalcanti*
    The Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS) is characterized by interruption or reduction of airfl ow during sleep despite respiratory effort, causing awakenings, oxyhemoglobin desaturation and excessive daytime sleepiness. ...
    Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-1759.000072

    Quantitative Analysis of Smooth Pursuit Eye Movement Using Video- Oculography

    Published On: May 24, 2018 | Pages: 030 - 034

    Author(s): Hironori Fujii, Makoto Hashimoto, Kazuma Sugahara, Takuo Ikeda, Yoshinobu Hirose and Hiroshi Yamashita*
    Background: Abnormalities of smooth pursuit eye movement (SPEM) are a clinical fi nding in central equilibrium disorders; the evaluation of SPEM using video-oculography (VOG) has therefore been conducted clinically in recent years. However, evaluation criteria for determining a saccadic pattern have yet to be clearly defined. ...
    Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-1759.000071

    Psychoneuroimmunology (PS) Applied to Otolaryngology

    Published On: February 02, 2018 | Pages: 027 - 029

    Author(s): Murray Grossan*
    We have long known that emotions can affect health. Depression, anxiety, stress, all these have an effect on health. Psychoneuroimmunology - PS - studies the precise chemical and neural connections that are effected [1]. ...
    Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-1759.000070

    Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the external auditory- A Case Report

    Published On: January 30, 2018 | Pages: 023 - 026

    Author(s): Khabti Almuhanna* and Abdullah Alfulaij
    Background: Primary external auditory canal (EAC) malignancies are very rare with adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) representing approximately 5% of these tumors. There is insufficient knowledge of the natural behavior of ACC in EAC. The disease needs early detection and complete treatment because of its tendency to recur, vicinity to sensitive organs and lower response ...
    Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-1759.000069

    Influence of Cleft lip and Palate on Characteristics of Hearing Loss

    Published On: January 20, 2018 | Pages: 015 - 018

    Author(s): Jadranka Handzic*
    Objectives: To find out and evaluate and compare hearing threshold of the cleft-side vs. non-cleft side in children with unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP), to find out if the severity of the morphological and functional changes on the cleft lip and palate side correlate with severity of the hearing loss, to find out if ears of cleft vs.non cleft side show differe ...
    Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-1759.000067

    Accuracy of non-ultrasound guided thyroid gland fine needle aspiration with biopsy

    Published On: January 08, 2018 | Pages: 011 - 014

    Author(s): Keshav Grover, James P Dworkin- Valenti*, Winston Jadusingh and Samba SR Bathula
    Objectives: The aim of this study was to examine the accuracy of fine needle aspiration with cytology (FNAC) for thyroid gland masses without (US) ultrasound guidance by comparing results with final Histopathological Examination (HPE) findings. ...
    Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-1759.000066

    Pathophysiologic Perspectives on Muscle Tension Dysphonia

    Published On: January 05, 2018 | Pages: 001 - 010

    Author(s): James P Dworkin-Valenti*, Robert J Stachler, Noah Stern and Esmael H Amjad
    It is difficult to quantify the incidence of hyperfunctional muscle tension dysphonia (H-MTD). Although voice disorders in general have been noted to affect approximately 10% of the population in the United States, up to 40% of patient visits to voice specialists are for symptoms of H-MTD. ...
    Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-1759.000065

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