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HSC Medicine, Dentistry and Healthcare Sciences Current Awareness Bulletins: Ear, Nose and Throat

Ear, Nose and Throat current awareness bulletin

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June 2024

Association between smoking and chronic rhinosinusitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis 10.1002/lary.31223  

Clinical behavior of the mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the larynx—a scoping review 10.1002/lary.31190  

COVID-19 and anosmia: the story so far 10.1177/01455613211048998

Decisional conflict and decision regret in head and neck oncology: a systematic review and meta-analysis 10.1001/jamaoto.2024.0214

Delayed hearing loss after cochlear implantation: re-evaluating the role of hair cell degeneration 10.1016/j.heares.2024.109024

Ear and hearing health in children (review) 10.1016/j.paed.2024.02.004

Effects of age and noise exposure history on auditory nerve response amplitudes: a systematic review, study, and meta-analysis 10.1016/j.heares.2024.109010

Evaluation of the effects of COVID-19 on cochleovestibular system with audiovestibular tests 10.1177/01455613211069916

Long-term outcomes of septoplasty with or without turbinoplasty: a systematic review 10.1002/lary.31193

Minimally invasive management of neonatal piriform fossa sinus tract: a scoping review 10.1002/lary.31231

Patient-reported decisional regret after operative otolaryngology procedures: a scoping review 10.1002/lary.31176  

The roles played by blood inflammatory parameters in sudden sensorineural hearing loss 10.1177/0145561320960355

Surface electrical stimulation of the auditory cortex preserves efferent medial olivocochlear neurons and reduces cochlear traits of age-related hearing loss 10.1016/j.heares.2024.109008

A systematic review of peritonsillar abscess simulators: enhancing training and identifying the need for standardization 10.1002/lary.31196  

Tumors of the nervous system and hearing loss: beyond vestibular schwannomas 10.1016/j.heares.2024.109012

Voice change after adenotonsillectomy in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis 10.1002/lary.31140


Ear, Nose and Throat Journal (May); Hearing Research (Jun­-in progress); JAMA Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery (May); Laryngoscope, The (Jun); Paediatrics and Child Health (May)

April 2024

Age-related hearing loss (NEJM Clinical Practice update) 10.1056/NEJMcp2306778

Allergic rhinitis: a review 10.1001/jama.2024.0530

Causes and ways of death in patients with head and neck cancer 10.1001/jamaoto.2023.4694

Common oral conditions: a review 10.1001/jama.2024.0953

Evaluation of post-intervention outcomes in patients with empty nose syndrome 10.1002/lary.31077

Fluoroscopic-assisted tongue suspension: advancement and innovation in the management of complex pediatric obstructive sleep apnea 10.1002/lary.31107 

Granular cell tumors of the larynx: a systematic review 10.1002/lary.31071 

Impact of adjuvant radiotherapy in squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity with perineural invasion 10.1002/lary.31148 

Impact of laryngocarcinoma at different sites in 16,255 individuals 10.1177/01455613211036771

Neighborhood deprivation and symptoms, psychological distress, and quality of life among head and neck cancer survivors 10.1001/jamaoto.2023.4672

Noise sensitivity or hyperacusis? Comparing the Weinstein and Khalfa questionnaires in a community and a clinical samples 10.1016/j.heares.2024.108992

Olfaction and mobility in older adults 10.1001/jamaoto.2023.4375

Physical function trajectories and mortality in older adults with multisensory impairment 10.1001/jamaoto.2023.4378

Prognostic significance of the microenvironment in human papillomavirus oropharyngeal carcinoma: a systematic review 10.1002/lary.31010 

Safety and adverse events of medialization thyroplasty: a systematic review 10.1002/lary.31141

Sirolimus for pediatric cervicofacial lymphatic malformation: a systematic review and meta-analysis 10.1002/lary.31091

Surgical approaches to petrous apex cholesterol granulomas 10.1002/lary.31073

Systematic review and meta-analysis of a new active transcutaneous bone conduction implant 10.1002/lary.31053

Towards universal access: a review of global efforts in ear and hearing care 10.1016/j.heares.2024.108973

Tracheal replacement techniques and associated mortality: a systematic review 10.1002/lary.31100 

Two are better than one: differences in cortical EEG patterns during auditory and visual verbal working memory processing between unilateral and bilateral cochlear implanted children 10.1016/j.heares.2024.109007


Ear, Nose and Throat Journal (Apr); Hearing Research (Apr-May); JAMA (12th and 26th Mar); JAMA Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery (Mar-Apr); Laryngoscope, The (Apr-May); Laryngoscope, The (Apr-May)

February 2024

Adolescent tracheostomy for COVID-19 respiratory failure DOI: 10.1177/01455613211034594

Association between severity of COVID-19 respiratory disease and risk of obstructive sleep apnea DOI: 10.1177/01455613211029783

Bilateral vocal cord paralysis requiring long-term tracheostomy after SARS-CoV-2 infection DOI: 10.1542/peds.2023-061897

Comprehensive behavioral and physiologic assessment of peripheral and central auditory function in individuals with mild traumatic brain injury DOI: 10.1016/j.heares.2023.108928

Deficient central mechanisms in tinnitus: Exploring the impact on speech comprehension and executive functions DOI: 10.1016/j.heares.2023.108914

Efficacy of gabapentin for post–COVID-19 olfactory dysfunction: the GRACE randomized clinical trial DOI: 10.1001/jamaoto.2023.2958

Efficacy of septoplasty in patients with nasal obstruction DOI: 10.1002/lary.30684

The efficacy of the manual circumlaryngeal therapy for muscle tension dysphonia DOI: 10.1002/lary.30850

Factors associated with otolaryngologists performing tracheotomy DOI: 10.1001/jamaoto.2023.2698

Factors that can affect divided speech intelligibility DOI: 10.1016/j.heares.2023.108917

Hearing impairment and school engagement outcomes in US children DOI: 10.1001/jamaoto.2023.2897

Immunotherapy in the first-line treatment of advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma DOI: 10.1002/lary.30754

Ipratropium bromide nasal spray in non-allergic rhinitis DOI: 10.1002/lary.30706

Malnutrition and adverse outcomes after surgery for head and neck cancer DOI: 10.1001/jamaoto.2023.3486

Methods, detection rates, and survival outcomes of screening for head and neck cancers DOI: 10.1001/jamaoto.2023.3010

Oncologic significance of therapeutic delays in patients with oral cavity cancer DOI: 10.1001/jamaoto.2023.1936

Preclinical models of laryngeal papillomavirus infection DOI: 10.1002/lary.30762

Prediction models for dysphagia in intensive care unit after mechanical ventilation DOI: 10.1002/lary.30931

Radiofrequency neurolysis of the posterior nasal nerve DOI: 10.1002/lary.30911

To x-ray or not to x-ray? Discussing unknown nasal foreign bodies and button batteries DOI: 10.1177/01455613211033123

Sources used: Ear, Nose and Throat Journal (Jan); Hearing Research (Dec, Jan); JAMA Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery (Nov, Dec, Jan); Laryngoscope, The (Dec, Jan, Feb); Pediatrics (Dec)