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The clinical application of head-shaking test combined with head-shaking tilt suppression test in distinguishing between peripheral and central vertigo at bedside vs. examination room
Huiying Sun, Yinping Wang, Hong Jiang, Zhiqiang Gao, Haiyan Wu

  • Combined HST and the HSTS test have a higher specificity than HST alone.

  • Repressible horizontal HSN usually suggests a peripheral vertigo specifically.

  • Findings of the bedside HST+HSTST are consistent with those of VNG.

Open access
Available online 25 June 2022
Translation and cultural adaptation of the Short Version of the Reflux Symptom Score: Reflux Symptom Score-12 into Brazilian Portuguese
Fabio Pupo Ceccon, Mateus Morais Aires, Jerome R. Lechien, Paulo J.P.C. Carvalho, Luciana Cristina Pereira Ferreira Michel, Nayara Salgado Carvalho, Beatrice Haase Ceccon, Pedro Gracio Ferreira Sartori, Leonardo Haddad

  • The translation and cross-cultural adaptation of the Reflux Symptom Score-12 into Brazilian Portuguese was carried out.

  • The Brazilian Portuguese Reflux Symptom Score-12 showed good level of understanding by the patients.

  • Linguistic and content equivalence was observed in relation to the original Reflux Symptom Score-12.

Open access
Available online 25 June 2022
Comparison of scar outcomes of alar flare region using absorbable and non-absorbable sutures: a single-blind study
Mehmet Emrah Ceylan, Hasan Hüseyin Balıkçı

  • During septorhinoplasty, alar base interventions are performed frequently.

  • One of the major factors affecting the scar outcome is the suture material used.

  • Absorbable sutures were reported to provide favorable cosmetic outcomes on skin wounds.

  • There is no study investigating scar outcomes of alar base using different sutures.

  • Vicryl rapid has worse scar outcomes on alar base compared to Polyproplyene.

Open access
Available online 19 June 2022
Hearing aid effectiveness on patients with chronic tinnitus and associated hearing loss
Patricia Simonetti, Laura Garcia Vasconcelos, Mara Rocha Gândara, Karina Lezirovitz, Ítalo Roberto Torres de Medeiros, Jeanne Oiticica

  • Amplification restores auditory input and reduce tinnitus annoyance.

  • THI reduction has been considered to be clinically and statistically significant after 6-months of hearing aid usage.

  • A significant reduction in THI and VAS indicates a significant improvement in tinnitus severity.

  • Minimal masking levels showed statistically significant reduction after 6-months use of HA, and inverse correlation with duration of tinnitus.

  • THI, HHIA, VAS for tinnitus annoyance and MMLs are interrelated parameters on tinnitus amelioration.

Open access
Available online 19 June 2022
The effect of increase in blood glucose level on hearing loss
Guven Akcay, Betul Danısman, Goksun Basaranlar, Pınar Guzel, Narin Derin, Alper Tunga Derin

  • Diabetes is a disease caused by insulin deficiency.

  • Lipid peroxidation plays an important role in the pathogenesis diabetes mellitus.

  • Diabetes mellitus leads to sensorineural hearing loss.

  • Regulation of blood glucose level may prevent hearing loss in diabetic people.

Open access
Available online 19 June 2022
Outcomes of endoscopic percutaneous suture lateralization for neonatal and infantal bilateral vocal ford paralysis
Letian Tan, Chao Chen, Qi Li

  • Endoscopic percutaneous suture lateralization is an effective and safe treatment for bilateral vocal fold paralysis.

  • 89% of our cases were able to avoid tracheostomy without significant impact on the function of swallowing or phonation.

  • The nondestructive nature and simplicity of ESPL is valuable.

Open access
Available online 18 June 2022
Surgical outcomes between two endoscopic approaches for maxillary cysts
Zhengcai Lou

  • The headaches were the most common symptom of Maxillary Sinus (MS) Retention Cysts (RCs).

  • 70.1% of RCs within MS were in the inferior wall.

  • IMA combined with basal mucosa electrocoagulation and MMA alone provided similar symptomatic relief.

  • IMA had shorter operation times and lower postoperative recurrence rates of RCs.

  • There were no significant pairwise correlations between closure of the opening and symptomatic failure or cyst recurrence.

Open access
Available online 18 June 2022
Acquisition of endoscopic nasal surgery skills with a lamb’s head model
Henrique F. de Oliveira, Valdes Roberto Bollela, Wilma Terezinha Anselmo-Lima, Donald Matthew Pianto, Carlos Augusto C.P. de Oliveira, Márcio Nakanishi

  • After eight repetitions, there is a statistically significant increase in total score.

  • The mean duration of dissections decreased from 33 to 15min during training.

  • The lamb is a useful tool in the dissection learning process.

Open access
Available online 16 June 2022
Surgical rehabilitation of cleft lip and/or palate: evaluation of the Brazilian public health system
Denise Maria M. L. da Silveira, Daniella Reis B. Martelli, Verônica Oliveira Dias, Mário Sérgio Costa da Silveira, Ianná Luana Freitas Almeida, Hercílio Martelli Júnior
Open access
Available online 16 June 2022
Melatonin prevents age-related hearing loss in the murin experimental model
Lucieny Silva Martins Serra, Juliana Gusmão de Araújo, Gabriela Novanta, Lucas Lauand, Eduardo Magalhães da Silva, Selma Aparecida Souza Kückelhaus, André Luiz Lopes Sampaio
Open access
Uncorrected Proof. Available online 15 June 2022
Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology (English Edition)

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