Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology (Impresso)
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Surgical treatment of severe laryngomalacia: a retrospective study of 11 case.
Laryngomalacia is the most frequent congenital abnormality of the larynx, accounting for approximately 60-75% of congenital stridor cases. Despite its benign and self-limited aspects, 10% of cases require intervention. Currently, supraglottoplasty is considered the standard treatment of severe laryn...
The impact of environmental factors on quality of life and symptoms of children with allergic rhinitis.
Allergic rhinitis is an inflammation of the nasal mucosa caused by exposure to allergens, which impairs the cognitive capabilities of the affected. To correlate the mean scores of quality of life of children and adolescents with symptoms of allergic rhinitis and the presence of household environment...
Internal nasal dimensions of adults with nasal obstruction.
Nasal septum deviation (SD) and turbinate hypertrophy (TH) increase the resistance to respiratory airflow and may impair nasal patency. To characterize the nasal geometry of individuals with nasal obstruction secondary to SD and/or TH by means of acoustic rhinometry. This prospective study included...
Expression of calcium binding protein S100 A7 (psoriasin) in laryngeal carcinoma.
S100 A7 marker was expressed in 93.7% of laryngeal cancer cases, with higher positive correlation rates in more differentiated tumors and significantly lower rates of treatment failure. Scores had no impact on survival rates....
Air caloric test in canal wall down mastoidectomy.
80.95% of the individuals presented asymmetrical responses in the cold caloric test, with greater response on the side of the open mastectomy. In 72.73% of the subjects the same effect was observed in the hot caloric test. The four stimulation modes revealed asymmetries in both hot and cold tests in...
Speech perception in cochlear implant users with the HiRes 120 strategy: a systematic review.
We setup search containing the following aspects: type of study, subjects, intervention used and evaluation of the results. CONCLUSION: Scientific evidence points to an improvement in hearing performance in noisy environments with the HiRes 120 strategy, but this does not occur in quiet situations....
[Sequelae lesions in the larynxes of patients with paracoccidioidomycosis].
The vocal folds were the most affected laryngeal structure, being affected in 67% of the patients. The epiglottis and the aryepiglottic folds were affected in 55% and 53% of the cases, respectively. Vestibular folds were changed in 46% of the patients. In 40% of the cases there were changes in the a...
Balloon sinuplasty in patient with cerebral palsy: result and follow-up.
Cleft palate repair: velopharyngeal closure before and during the basal tone.
The type of VPC was kept in the four subjects analyzed, when we compared the modal and basal recordings, there was a modification in the degree of movements in the structures involved, making it clear the Passavant Fold....
Retropharyngeal abscess following a gun shot injury.