International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
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Modified slide tracheoplasty in a newborn with bronchial and carinal stenosis.
We report the case of a newborn with severe distal tracheal stenosis with carinal and main stem bronchial involvement who was managed successfully with a modified slide and autologous rib graft tracheoplasty. The patient was discharged from hospital without ventilator support or oxygen requirement a...
Middle ear problems in children hospitalised because of lower respiratory tract infections: A comparison between two cohorts in Burundi and ...
To compare the prevalence of acute otitis media (AOM) and otitis media with effusion (OME) in children hospitalized for acute lower respiratory infections (LRTIs) in Burundi and Italy. The study, which was conducted from 1 February to 30 April 2011 at the hospital of Kiremba (Burundi, Africa) and at...
Pilot study of cognition in children with unilateral hearing loss.
The objective of this study was to obtain preliminary data on the cognitive function of children with unilateral hearing loss in order to identify, quantify, and interpret differences in cognitive and language functions between children with unilateral hearing loss and with normal hearing. Fourteen...
Clinical characterization of a novel COCH mutation G87V in a Chinese DFNA9 family.
To characterize the clinical features of a Chinese DFNA9 family associated with a novel COCH mutation and to confirm the proposed genotype-phenotype correlation of COCH. Mutation screening of 79 deafness genes was performed in the proband by targeted next-generation sequencing. Co-segregation of the...
Lemierre syndrome associated with 12th cranial nerve palsy--a case report and review.
Since the widespread availability and use of antibiotics the prevalence of Lemierre syndrome (L.S.) has decreased. It is a well-described entity, consisting of postanginal septicaemia with thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein with metastatic infection, most commonly in the lungs. The most c...
Compound heterozygosity for dominant and recessive GJB2 mutations in a Tunisian family and association with successful cochlear implant outc...
We screened a Tunisian child affected by congenital, bilateral, profound, sensorineural hearing loss for mutations in GJB2 gene using PCR and direct sequencing. The proband was found to be compound heterozygous for recessive and dominant GJB2 mutations respectively p.V37I (c.109G > A) and p.R143Q (c...
The effect of cleft palate repair technique on hearing outcomes in children.
Otitis media with effusion causing conductive hearing loss is a problem for many children with cleft palate. This study examines the association between palate repair technique and hearing outcomes in children at 3 and 6 years post-repair. Retrospective chart review of patients with all types of cle...
Hearing loss effects of administering boric alcohol solution prepared with alcohol in various degrees on guinea pigs (an experimental study)...
To investigate the ototoxic effect of boric acid solution prepared with different degree of alcohol. This study was performed on 28 young albino guinea pigs. After the animals divided four groups prior to the application of the solution an auditory brainstem response (ABR) test was applied to the ea...
Study of audiovestibular dysfunction in children with systemic lupus erythematosus.
Inner ear dysfunction in systemic lupus erythematosis patients has been reported but audiovestibular involvement is not well documented especially in pediatrics. This study was designed to evaluate silent audiovestibular dysfunction among SLE children. Case control study examined in allergy and immu...
Gastroesophageal reflux as a predictor of complications after adenotonsillectomy in young children.
To examine characteristics of young children with gastroesophageal reflux (GER) who experienced complications within the first 24h after adenotonsillectomy. Subset analysis of a larger retrospective cohort. A retrospective chart review was performed at a tertiary care children's hospital. Consecutiv...