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COVID-19 in otolaryngologists: a cross-sectional multicenter study
Fabrício Scapini, José Faibes Lubianca Neto, Roberto Dihl Angeli, Rita Carolina Pozzer Krumenauer, Ingrid Wendland Santanna, Luciana Pimentel Oppermann, Nedio Atolini Junior, Camila Degen Meotti, Caroline Catherine Lacerda Elias, Lilcia Helena de Britto Medeiros, Renato Roithmann, Clarissa Delpizzo Castagno, Adriana de Carli, Eduardo Homrich Granzotto, Nedio Steffen, Gerson Schulz Maahs

  • Otolaryngologists have a high risk of contamination by SARS-CoV-2.

  • The pandemic had a negative impact on ENT care.

  • Infections by SARS-CoV-2 were similar between ENTs and other health-care workers.

  • Personal protective equipment is essential for healthcare professionals.

Open access
Available online 3 September 2021
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

  • Learning difficulty.

  • Phoniatric assessment in learning disorders.

  • Phoniatrics and reading and writing learning disorders.

  • Phoniatric assessment and neurodevelopmental disorder.

Open access
Available online 28 August 2021
Transmastoid exposure of the labyrinthine segment of the facial nerve: an anatomical study
Gulay Guclu Aslan, Asim Aslan, Selcuk Surucu

  • Surgical decompression of the labyrinthine segment of the facial nerve is important.

  • The main approach is the middle fossa approach, which has serious morbidities.

  • It is also possible to reach the labyrinthine segment by transmastoid approach.

  • Detailed anatomic knowledge about surgical area for the transmastoid approach is essential.

Open access
Available online 28 August 2021
Assessment of knowledge regarding tracheostomy care and management of early complications among healthcare professionals
Tooba Khanum, Sadaf Zia, Tahseer Khan, Saima Kamal, Muhammad Nasir Khoso, Javeria Alvi, Arif Ali

  • Healthcare workers should be well versed in identifying tracheostomy management, its complications and responding accordingly.

  • Doctors and nurses (131 = 52%) possessed good knowledge about various aspects of tracheostomy care and management.

  • The poorest scores were regarding cuff pressure (38.9%), suction pressure (39.4%) and first response in tube blockade (31.1%).

  • Higher scores were found in age group 26 to 30 years (54.2%) and those having 1-3 years of clinical experience (41.2%).

  • No statistically significant assoiation of knowledge regarding tracheostomy care was apparent with age, gender or years of practice.

Open access
Available online 20 August 2021
Long-term functional outcomes and quality of life after partial glossectomy for T2 squamous cell carcinomas
Giuseppe Riva, Silvia Sapino, Mattia Ravera, Giulia Elia, Giancarlo Pecorari

  • Partial glossectomy and reconstruction strategy influences speech and swallowing.

  • Patients with a higher tongue motility had better articulation and less dysphagia.

  • Worse functional outcomes induced a lower quality of life.

Open access
Available online 16 August 2021
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

  • 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.

Open access
Available online 15 August 2021
Nasal irrigation with corticosteroids in Brazil: the clinical response of 1% compounded budesonide drops and betamethasone cream
Gabriela Ricci Luz-Matsumoto, Erika Cabernite Marchetti, Layla Sayuri Kaczorowski Sasaki, Germana Jardim Marquez, Laura Schmitt de Lacerda, Thiago Ribeiro de Almeida, Eduardo Macoto Kosugi

  • Nasal irrigation with corticosteroids is effective in chronic rhinosinusitis.

  • Irrigation with corticosteroids is more effective in patients with polyps and those undergoing sinus surgery.

  • 1% compounded budesonide drops are better than betamethasone cream.

  • Larger doses of modified 1% budesonide drops are more effective.

Open access
Uncorrected Proof. Available online 5 August 2021
Determining attributed factors of hearing handicap in individuals with auditory sensory and neural pathology
Sindhu Parthasarathy, Hemanth Narayan Shetty

  • The study investigates the effect of site of lesion on the contributory factors of hearing handicap.

  • The study provides insight into how much the mild ANSD subject suffers against their counterparts who have a sensory impairment.

  • The finding purports that “mild” ANSD subjects have listening impairment similar to that of “severe” degree of SNHL subjects.

Open access
Available online 2 August 2021
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

  • 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.

Open access
Available online 2 August 2021
Olfactory neuroepithelium in the middle turbinate: is there any impact on olfaction function after lateral marsupialization for concha bullosa surgery?
Onur İsmi, Feyzi Meşe, Harun Gür, İclal Gürses, Yusuf Vayısoğlu, Kemal Görür, Cengiz Özcan

  • Lateral marsupialization is an effective method for restoration of both smell function and nasal breathing in concha bullosa patients.

  • The presence and quantity of olfactory mucosa in the middle turbinate may not significantly affect the postoperative smell function.

  • The underlying cause of olfactory deficit in middle turbinate concha bullosa patients seems to be middle meatus obstruction.

Open access
Available online 2 August 2021
Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology (English Edition)

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