Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology (English Edition)
ISSN: 1808-8694

The Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology aims to provide timely information for physicians and scientists focused on otorhinolaryngology and head and neck disorders, including contemporary, ethical, clinically relevant information in:

- General otolaryngology;
- Head and neck surgery;
- Respiratory sleep disorders;
- Allergy/rhinology;
- Otology/neurotology;
- Laryngology/broncho-esophagology;
- Pediatric otolaryngology;
- Cranio-facial surgery;
- Skull base surgery;
- Head and neck oncology;
- Phoniatrics;
- Upper airway related diseases;
- Facial plastics and reconstructive surgery.

The journal is the official peer-reviewed open access scientific publication of the Brazilian Association of Otorhinolaryngology and Cervicofacial Surgery (ABORL-CCF).

All articles will be published under the CC-BY license (Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International) with copyright owned by the ABORL-CCF.

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Please note that articles submitted as of May 1, 2022, which are accepted for publication will be subject to a fee (Article Publishing Charge, APC) payment by the author or research funder to cover the costs associated with publication.

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Articles in press are accepted, peer reviewed articles that are not yet assigned to volumes/issues, but are citable using DOI. More info

Treatment outcomes of alternating chemoradiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a single-center safety and efficacy study
Kenzo Ohara, Miki Takahara, Takumi Kumai, Masaaki Yamashina, Kan Kishibe, Akihiro Katada, Tatsuya Hayashi

  • The safety and efficacy of alternating chemoradiotherapy using cisplatin and 5-fluorouracil were retrospectively examined in nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients.

  • The overall comlete response rate was 93% with preserving renal function.

  • The 5-year overall survival and progression-free survival rates were 83.7% and 88.9%, respectively.

  • Treatment compliance, the 5-year overall survival rate and the 5-year overall survival rate are comparable to that of previous reports.

  • Alternating chemoradiotherapy using cisplatin and 5-fluorouracil in nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients was well tolerated with acceptable efficacy.

Open access
Available online 23 January 2023
Subjective Visual Vertical and Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potential in Meniere's disease
Maristela Mian Ferreira, Karen de Carvalho Lopes, Thaís Alvares de Abreu e Silva Grigol, Maurício Malavasi Ganança, Heloisa Helena Caovilla

  • SVV test evaluates the static otolith system and, cervical and ocular VEMPs, examines the dynamic.

  • SVV, with the bucket method, and cervical and ocular VEMPs, contribute to the assessment of vestibulopathies.

  • SVV and cervical and ocular VEMPs together, are advantageous to assess otolith disorders in Meniere’s disease.

Open access
Available online 19 January 2023
Investigation of coronavirus anxiety, health anxiety, and anxiety symptom levels in vertigo patients during COVID-19 pandemic
Mustafa Altıntaş, Süleyman Korkut

  • The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the rate of vertigo and exacerbated it.

  • Health anxiety levels are higher in vertigo patients.

  • There is a causal/trigger relationship between the current pandemic and coronavirus anxiety.

  • Vertigo patients have a high rate of anxiety disorder.

Open access
Available online 9 December 2022
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Current Issue
Vol. 89. Issue 1.
Pages 1-210 (January - February 2023)
A small contribution on the history of the official implementation of the pediatric otorhinolaryngology in Brazil
Vitor Guo Chen, Shirley Shizue Nagata Pignatari, Reginaldo Raimundo Fujita
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2023;89:1-2
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Original articles
Reading and comprehension: phoniatric assessment in students with reading difficulties
Vanessa Magosso Franchi, Mônica Elisabeth Simons Guerra, Beatriz Cavalcanti Albuquerque Caiuby Novaes, Mariana Lopes Favero, Sulene Pirana
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2023;89:3-13

  • Learning difficulty.

  • Phoniatric assessment in learning disorders.

  • Phoniatrics and reading and writing learning disorders.

  • Phoniatric assessment and neurodevelopmental disorder.

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Microanatomic analyses of extratemporal facial nerve and its branches, hypoglossal nerve, sural nerve, and great auricular nerve
Ibrahim Erdim, Veysel Gurbuz, Emrah Sapmaz, Selcuk Cetin, Fikret Gevrek
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2023;89:14-21

  • The amount of interfascicular connective tissue in sensory and motor nerves.

  • Which nerve graft seems more logical for facial nerve anastomosis.

  • Axons number of great auricular nerve.

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Effect of Wendler glottoplasty on voice and quality of life of transgender women
Mateus Morais Aires, Daniela de Vasconcelos, Jonia Alves Lucena, Adriana de Oliveira Camargo Gomes, Bruno Teixeira de Moraes
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2023;89:22-9

  • There was an increase of 47 Hz in fundamental frequency after glottoplasty.

  • There was no worsening in other acoustic measures and quality of voice.

  • Voice-related quality of life improved after surgery.

  • Glottoplasty was safe and effective for feminizing the voice of transgender women.

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Special content about COVID-19
COVID-19 and dizziness: What do we know so far?
Raquel Mezzalira
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2022;88:287-8
Open access
Olfactory dysfunction in COVID-19: a marker of good prognosis?
Cindy Vitalino Mendonça, José Arruda Mendes Neto, Fabio Akira Suzuki, Marlon Steffens Orth, Hugo Machado Neto, Sérgio Roberto Nacif
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2022;88:439-44
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Mateus Morais Aires, Daniela de Vasconcelos, Jonia Alves Lucena, Adriana de Oliveira Camargo Gomes, Bruno Teixeira de Moraes
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Articles submitted as of May 1, 2022, which are accepted for publication will be subject to a fee (Article Publishing Charge, APC) payment by the author or research funder to cover the costs associated with publication. By submitting the manuscript to this journal, the authors agree to these terms. All manuscripts must be submitted in English.. Os artigos submetidos a partir de 1º de maio de 2022, que forem aceitos para publicação estarão sujeitos a uma taxa (Article Publishing Charge, APC) a ser paga pelo autor para cobrir os custos associados à publicação. Ao submeterem o manuscrito a esta revista, os autores concordam com esses termos. Todos os manuscritos devem ser submetidos em inglês.