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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Asymmetry of the anterior ethmoidal artery in relation to the anterior skull base: a population-based study of 500 arteries
Bernard Beraldin, Gustavo Rassier Isolan, Lucas Rodrigues Mostardeiro, Vagner Antonio Rodrigues Silva, Joel Lavinsky

  • We analyzed the largest sample of AEA with computed tomography scans.

  • First study of the distance between the AEA and SB using computed tomography.

  • We analyzed AEA lateral asymmetry within the same individual.

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Efficacy of the posterior nasal nerve resection combined with hormone transnasal nebulization on difficult-to-treat rhinosinusitis: a retrospective analysis
Xin-ke Wang, Qi-ling Zheng, Jia-ning Sun

  • PNN resection & hormone transnasal nebulization shows good efficacy on DTRS.

  • Combination can relieve the symptoms of DTRS patients, reduce adverse reactions.

  • The combination deserves a promotion in clinical practice.

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Identification of core gene in chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps and correlations with inflammation-related genes
Jingpu Yang, Chang Liu, Jinzhang Cheng, Yunmeng Wang, Zonggui Wang, Wei Zhong

  • DEGs of CRSwNP were correlated with olfaction and immunization.

  • ALOX15 was confirmed as the core gene of CRSwNP.

  • IL5, IL1RL1, and IL1RAP were significantly positively correlated with ALOX15.

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Vol. 90. Issue 1.
(January - February 2024)
The new frontiers of learning in otorhinolaryngology: a reflection about challenges and advances
Sofia Oliva-Costa
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2024;90:101370
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Evaluation of sinonasal-related quality of life of 49 patients undergoing endoscopic skull base surgery
Yijie Zhong, Zeyi Deng, Hailing Chen, Qianhui Qiu
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2024;90:101337

  • Only a small part of patients suffers from ENS after endoscopic skull base surgery.

  • Patients undergoing ESBS were likely to suffer nasal problems and sleep disorders.

  • Patients who had received radiotherapy have a worse QoL.

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Diagnostic accuracy of the video otoscope in tympanic membrane perforation
Leonardo Resende de Sousa, Guilherme Adam Fraga, Igor Souza Pessoa da Costa, Ana Claudia Ferreira de Almeida, Tyuana Sandim da Silveira Sassi, Luiz Fernando Manzoni Lourençone
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2024;90:101336

  • 352 tympanic membranes were analyzed.

  • 7.7% prevalence of tympanic membrane perforation.

  • Sensitivity of 85.2%, specificity of 98.1% and accuracy of 97.1%.

  • 53.4% of the participants considered the video otoscope as the best method.

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Accessibility to manage the obstructive sleep apnea within the Brazilian Unified Health System
Douglas Inomata Cardoso da Silva, Camila de Castro Corrêa, Jefferson Luis de Barros, Antonio Carlos Marão, Silke Anna Theresa Weber
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2024;90:101338

  • A follow-up of the journey of the individual with OSA was carried out.

  • 64.1% of the participants had still not used CPAP or had given up on therapy.

  • Epidemiological and polysomnographic factors did not interfere with the use of CPAP.

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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.