Artículos

Revision Stapes Surgery;

 Ozüer MZ, Olgun L, Gültekin G; Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (Sep 2011)

Objectives. Surgery for otosclerosis has a highly satisfactory hearing outcome, for both the patient and the otologic surgeon.

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Dyspnea as a prognostic factor in anaplastic thyroid carcinoma

 Tashima L, Mitzner R, Durvesh S, Goldenberg D; European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology (Sep 2011)

Anaplastic thyroid cancer (ATC) is a rare but aggressive form of thyroid cancer. In this study, we review a single institution's experience with ATC over past 34 years. Through retrospective review, we attempted to identify the prognostic factors affecting the survival at our institution.

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The complimentary role of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy in foreign body aspiration in children

Cutrone C, Pedruzzi B, Tava G, Emanuelli E, Barion U, Fischetto D, Sari M, Narne S, Zadra N, Martini A; International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology (Sep 2011)
OBJECTIVE: To review the importance and benefits of flexible bronchoscopy and rigid bronchoscopy in airway foreign body inhalation in children.

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Transoral robotic resection and reconstruction for head and neck cancer

Genden EM, Kotz T, Tong CC, Smith C, Sikora AG, Teng MS, Packer SH, Lawson WL, Kao J; The Laryngoscope 121 (8), 1668-74 (Aug 2011)


OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS To evaluate the patterns of failure, survival, and functional outcomes for patients treated with transoral robotic surgery (TORS) and compare these results with those from a cohort of patients treated with concurrent chemoradiation (CRT).

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Vertigo and Dizziness in Childhood - Update on Diagnosis and Treatment

Jahn K, Langhagen T, Schroeder AS, Heinen F; Neuropediatrics (Jul 2011)


Vertigo and balance disorders are not uncommon in children. The prevalence of vestibular vertigo in 10-year-Dolds is estimated to be 5.7%. The most common cause is vestibular migraine which accounts for almost 40% of the diagnoses. In adolescents, the incidence of somatoform vertigo syndromes increases.

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Negative predictive value of normal nasal endoscopy for sinus disease as a cause of isolated facial pain

 Kieff DA, Busaba NY Journal of Laryngology & Otology 1-4 (Jul 2011)


Objective:To determine the negative predictive value of normal nasal endoscopy in assessing paranasal sinus disease as the cause of isolated facial pain in the sinus regions.Subjects and methods:The study group comprised 42 consecutive adult patients presenting with the isolated symptom of facial pain, and a negative nasal endoscopy.

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