Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology (Impresso)
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Apoptosis and expression of argyrophilic nucleolus organizer regions in epithelial neoplasms of the larynx
Introduction Occurrence of apoptosis and expression of proliferative markers are powerful tools to establish a prognosis in the follow-up of cancer.
Correlation between vascular endothelial growth factor expression and presence of lymph node metastasis in advanced squamous cell carcinoma ...
Squamous cell carcinoma is the most common neoplasm of the larynx, and its evolution depends on tumor staging. Vascular endothelial growth factor is a marker of angiogenesis, and its expression may be related to increased tumor aggressiveness, as evidenced by the presence of cervical lymphatic metas...
[Overview of neonatal hearing screening programs in Brazilian maternity hospitals].
[Repeated fine-needle aspiration cytology for the diagnosis and follow-up of thyroid nodules].
The recently-proposed Bethesda reporting system has offered clinical recommendations for each category of reported thyroid cytology, including repeated fine-needle aspiration (FNA) for non-diagnostic and atypia/follicular lesions of undetermined significance, but there are no sound indications for r...
Association between language development and auditory processing disorders.
It is crucial to understand the complex processing of acoustic stimuli along the auditory pathway; comprehension of this complex processing can facilitate our understanding of the processes that underlie normal and altered human communication. To investigate the performance and lateralization effect...
Otoneurological evaluation: current good practice.
Endoscopic endonasal technique: treatment of paranasal and anterior skull base malignancies.
Technical and technological innovations have spearheaded the expansion of the indications for the use of endoscopic endonasal approaches to extirpate malignancies of the sinonasal tract and adjacent skull base. Critical review of the available literature regarding the use of endoscopic endonasal app...
Facial nerve grafting and end-to-end anastomosis in the middle ear: tympanic cavity and mastoid.
Sectioned facial nerves can be repaired with grafting or end-to-end anastomosis. To discuss these repair procedures and what can be expected of them. Seven patients with sectioned facial nerves were included in the study. Four underwent grafting and three were offered end-to-end anastomosis. Facial...
Fat deposition of parotid glands.
We collected a series of 6 patients which presented a swelling of the parotid, but even after extensive research, a diagnosis was not reached. Through the retrospective analysis of records we found fatty degeneration of the parotid in an MRI scan of all patients. This condition, despite being physio...