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Parotidectomy and neck dissection in locally advanced and relapsed cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck region
Giulianno Molina de Melo, Luiz Henrique Guilherme, Marcel das Neves Palumbo, Marcello Rosano, Murilo Catafesta das Neves, Fabiano Mesquita Callegari, Marcio Abrahao, Onivaldo Cervantes

  • Parotidectomy and neck dissection in locally advanced (laCSCC) and relapsed Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma (reCSCC) were evaluated.

  • Worst survivals were observed in T4, positive P stage and positive parotid metastasis.

  • The parotid metastasis was present in 50% with OR = 37.6 to evolve into positive neck metastasis.

  • The occult, neck metastasis and neck extracapsular spread rate was 13.5%, 51.3% and 37.8%.

  • We propose partial for P0 or total parotidectomy for P1-3 and neck dissection to all these patients.

Open access
Available online 16 January 2022
Early postoperative endoscopic score can predict the long-term endoscopic outcomes in eosinophilic chronic rhinosinusitis (ECRS) patients
Kosuke Akiyama, Yasushi Samukawa, Hiroshi Hoshikawa

  • Eosinophilic chronic rhinosinusitis is a poor prognosis and refractory disease.

  • We assessed the long-term endoscopic outcomes after surgery and following treatment.

  • Early postoperative endoscopic findings are a predictive factor for the later outcomes.

  • Higher endoscopic score of 3 months post operation indicates poor long-term prognosis.

Open access
Uncorrected Proof. Available online 6 January 2022
Is there a relationship between tonsil volume and the success of pharyngeal surgery among adult patients with obstructive sleep apnea?
Silvia Matarredona-Quiles, Marina Carrasco-Llatas, Paula Martínez-Ruíz de Apodaca, Noelia Ortega-Beltrá, José Dalmau-Galofre

  • A positive correlation exists between tonsil grade and volume.

  • Tonsil volume and surgical success were correlated.

  • The volume of the tonsils of those patients whose surgery was deemed a success was greater (9.2 cm3 vs. 5.5 cm3).

  • A tonsil volume greater than 6.5 cm3 was linked to success during pharyngeal surgery.

Open access
Uncorrected Proof. Available online 6 January 2022
The Auditory Processing Domains Questionnaire (APDQ): Brazilian–Portuguese version
Karin Ziliotto Dias, Cynthia Harumi Yokoyama, Maria Madalena Canina Pinheiro, Joel de Braga Junior, Liliane Desgualdo Pereira, Brian O’Hara

  • Questionnaires can be useful tools for obtaining information on auditory behavior.

  • APDQ demonstrates separating the three clinical groups studied.

  • The translated version of the questionnaire showed good reliability parameters.

Open access
Uncorrected Proof. Available online 6 January 2022
State-of-the-art in professional voice
Agricio Crespo, Gustavo Korn
Open access
Available online 28 December 2021
The reliability and validity of decreased sound tolerance scale-screening
Serpil Allusoglu, Songul Aksoy

  • Decreased Sound Tolerance Scale-Screening is easy to apply and takes a short time.

  • This scale distinguishes hyperacusis, phonophobia, misophonia.

  • This scale guides clinician to which discipline the patient should be referred.

Open access
Uncorrected Proof. Available online 24 December 2021
Comparing CPAP masks during initial titration for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome: one-year experience
Adriane Iurck Zonato, Cíntia Felicio Adriano Rosa, Luciana Oliveira, Lia Bittencourt

  • Little attention has been paid to the effect of different mask styles on the effectiveness of PAP titration.

  • Recent advancements in mask designs provide better mask fit and more choices for patients, which may provide more positive CPAP experiences.

  • There is a concept that the oronasal mask increases upper airway resistance compared to the nasal masks.

  • The use of nasal or nasal pillow masks should be encouraged by sleep laboratories as the first choice on the CPAP titration night.

Open access
Available online 21 December 2021
Correlation between PET-CT and ct in the staging after the treatment of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
Fernando García-Curdi, Yolanda Lois-Ortega, Ana Muniesa-del Campo, Amaranta McGee-Laso, José Miguel Sebastián-Cortés, Héctor Vallés-Varela, Julio José Lambea-Sorrosal

  • Head and neck cancer recurs more frequently in the first 2–3 years after treatment.

  • Early detection of recurrence events is important.

  • Diagnostic imaging methods are an indispensable tool in the follow up of the disease.

  • The post-treatment neck study is controversial.

Open access
Available online 19 December 2021
Three-dimensional cell culture for the study of nasal polyps
Carolina Nunes França, André Luis Lacerda Bachi, Eduardo Macoto Kosugi, Rogério Pezato, Gláucia Maria Machado Santelli, Jônatas Bussador do Amaral

  • Cells in a 3D dimensional environment are more similar to in vivo than a monolayer.

  • In 3D environment the cells remained differentiated for a longer time.

  • Nasal polyp spheroids can be used to understand CRSwNP.

Open access
Available online 17 December 2021
Phoniatric evaluation: relationships between a set of tests and academic difficulties
Carolina Christofani Sian Kencis, Beatriz Cavalcanti de A.C. Novaes

  • Relationship between tests used in the phoniatric assessment and the complaint of academic difficulties.

  • Reading, text comprehension and dictation assessment: statistically significant correlation.

  • Allows prioritizing evidence that may be more related to the complaint.

  • It does not replace a complete phoniatric assessment.

Open access
Available online 11 December 2021
Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology (English Edition)

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