Clinical Otolaryngology

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Accepted Articles (Accepted, unedited articles published online and citable. The final edited and typeset version of record will appear in future.)

Edited By: Terry Jones

Impact Factor: 2.268

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 7/44 (Otorhinolaryngology)

Online ISSN: 1749-4486


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  1. Original Articles

    1. Early feeding after total laryngectomy results in shorter hospital stay without increased risk of complications: a retrospective case-control study

      C.M.C. Serbanescu-Kele, G.B Halmos, J Wedman, B.F.A.M van der Laan and B.E.C Plaat

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 MAR 2015 05:59AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12420

    2. Prognostic implications of pathologically determined tumour volume in glottic carcinomas treated by transoral laser microsurgery

      Mark D Wilkie, Kathryn A Lightbody, Rohan Pinto, Sankalap Tandon, Terence M Jones and Jeffrey Lancaster

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 MAR 2015 05:59AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12421

    3. Providing an extended use of an otological-specific outcome instrument to derive cost-effectiveness estimates of treatment

      E.J. Frew, M. Harrison, M. Rossello Roig and T.P.C. Martin

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 MAR 2015 05:58AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12424

    4. Voice Outcomes following Endolaryngeal Surgery; are we achieving our aims?

      S. Ansari and K. MacKenzie

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 MAR 2015 05:53AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12419

  2. Our Experience

    1. Thyroglossal duct cyst: Patient demographics and surgical outcome of 159 primary operations

      Ina Taimisto, Antti Mäkitie, Johanna Arola and Tuomas Klockars

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 MAR 2015 05:53AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12418

  3. Original Articles

    1. Validation of virtual reality based simulations for endoscopic sinus surgery

      Nuwan Dharmawardana, Greg Ruthenbeck, Charmaine Woods, Behrad Elmiyeh, Laura Diment, Eng H. Ooi, Karen Reynolds and A. Simon Carney

      Accepted manuscript online: 23 MAR 2015 01:31AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12414

  4. Our Experience

    1. A Review of the Management of 84 Cases of Nasal Polyposis in a Tertiary Otorhinolaryngology Centre

      N. Wooles, P. Bell and R. Adair

      Accepted manuscript online: 23 MAR 2015 01:31AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12415

    2. The use of gentamicin-impregnated collagen sponges (Garacol®/Duracoll®) in cochlear implant infections: our experience in four cases

      E. Buijs, E. Theunisse, J. Mulder, F. van den Hoogen, E. Offeciers, A. Zarowski and E. Mylanus

      Accepted manuscript online: 23 MAR 2015 01:30AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12417

    3. Reducing the follow-up rates in Three Consecutive Specialist Registrar Trainees

      R Balakumar and S Mirza

      Accepted manuscript online: 23 MAR 2015 01:28AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12416

    4. Do mandatory nasal interventions after epistaxis just delay discharge? Our experience in 90 adults

      Andrew S Lau, Kate Smith, Liam Mealey, Joseph Rylands, Jonathan Heseltine, Stephen P Williams and Andrew C Swift

      Accepted manuscript online: 9 MAR 2015 11:46PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12411

  5. Original Articles

    1. ‘Predictive value of the Groningen Frailty Indicator for treatment outcomes in elderly patients after head and neck, or skin cancer surgery in a retrospective cohort’

      L. Bras, T.T.A. Peters, J. Wedman, B.E.C. Plaat, M.J.H. Witjes, B.L. van Leeuwen, B.F.A.M. van der Laan and G.B. Halmos

      Accepted manuscript online: 6 MAR 2015 09:35AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12409

  6. Systematic Reviews

    1. Acupoint herbal patching for allergic rhinitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

      F. Zhou, L.-J. Yan, G.-Y. Yang and J.-P. Liu

      Accepted manuscript online: 6 MAR 2015 09:34AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12410

  7. Original Articles

    1. Post-operative Systolic Blood Pressure as a risk factor for haematoma following thyroid surgery

      R P Morton and A C Vandal

      Accepted manuscript online: 26 FEB 2015 06:24AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12407

    2. Olfactory screening: Validation of Sniffin’ Sticks in Denmark

      A. Fjaeldstad, T. Kjaergaard, T. J. Van Hartevelt, A. Moeller, M.L. Kringelbach and T. Ovesen

      Accepted manuscript online: 26 FEB 2015 06:07AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12405

    3. Assessment of the CROS (Contralateral Routing of Signal) system in unilateral cochlear implantation

      Nicolas Guevara, Claire Grech, Ivan Gahide and Stéphane Gallego

      Accepted manuscript online: 26 FEB 2015 12:25AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12404

  8. Our Experience

  9. Original Articles

    1. A comparison of systemic inflammatory responses between immunocompetent and immunocompromised patients presenting with otorrhea due to chronic suppurative middle ear disease

      Krishnamurti Matos Araujo Sarmento Junior, André Luiz Lopes Sampaio, Marcio Nakanishi and Joao Daniel Caliman e Gurgel

      Accepted manuscript online: 26 FEB 2015 12:24AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12402

  10. Our Experience

    1. Procedures of Limited Clinical Value in ENT; what effect has there been on operating numbers?

      F Shelton, T C Biggs, A Henderson and N N Patel

      Accepted manuscript online: 24 FEB 2015 10:39AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12401

  11. Original Articles

    1. Utilisation, Reliability and Validity of Clinical Evaluation Exercise in Otolaryngology Training

      Zaid Awad, Lindsay Hayden, Keerthini Muthuswamy and Neil S Tolley

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 FEB 2015 05:42AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12400

    2. The role of primary transoral laser microsurgery in laryngeal cancer: a retrospective study

      K To, A Qureishi, S Mortimore and M De

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 FEB 2015 05:32AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12397

    3. Risks of peripheral arterial occlusive disease in patients with obstructive sleep apnea: a population-based case-control study

      Jin-Cherng Chen, Malcolm Koo and Juen-Haur Hwang

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 FEB 2015 05:30AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12393

  12. Our Experience

    1. Primary oropharyngeal herpes simplex virus infection in adults: a profile of thirty-two immunoserologically confirmed cases

      Hideki Nakagawa, Toshiyuki Kusuyama and Kaoru Ogawa

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 FEB 2015 05:29AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12394

  13. Original Articles

    1. Towards better patient safety in otolaryngology: Characteristics of patient injuries and their relationship with items on the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist

      Päivi Helmiö, Karin Blomgren, Tuuli Lehtivuori, Reima Palonen and Leena-Maija Aaltonen

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 FEB 2015 05:27AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12396

    2. Comorbidity has no impact on eosinophil inflammation in the upper airways or on severity of the sinonasal disease in patients with nasal polyps

      Barbora Uhliarova, Jana Kopincova, Maros Kolomaznik, Marian Adamkov, Martin Svec and Andrea Calkovska

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 FEB 2015 06:31AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12392

    3. Post-operative changes in telemetry measurements after cochlear implantation and its impact on early activation

      Astrid Wolf-Magele, Johannes Schnabl, Stefan Edlinger, Stefan Marcel Pok, Philipp Schoerg and Georg Mathias Sprinzl

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 FEB 2015 06:31AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12391

  14. Original Manuscript

    1. A break-even analysis of major ear surgery

      Joseph D Wasson and John S Phillips

      Accepted manuscript online: 11 FEB 2015 06:00AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12390

  15. Original Articles

    1. Nasal Foreign Bodies – A Sweet Experiment

      Daniel Charles Leopard and Richard Gareth Williams

      Accepted manuscript online: 2 FEB 2015 02:01AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12385

  16. Our Experience

  17. Original Articles

    1. Severity of Pneumococcal vs. Non-Pneumococcal Acute Otitis Media in Children

      Sharon Ovnat Tamir, Yehudah Roth, Abraham Goldfarb, Itamar Grotto and Tal Marom

      Accepted manuscript online: 31 JAN 2015 01:42AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12384

    2. Validation of the Greek version of Mini Tinnitus Questionnaire as a Brief Screening Test for Assessment of Tinnitus related Distress: Our experience in three hundred and one adult patients

      Georgios Panagiotopoulos, Michalis Galanakis, Liza Varvogli, Georgios Chrousos and Christina Darviri

      Accepted manuscript online: 31 JAN 2015 01:36AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12383

    3. The correlation between lipoprotein ratios and hearing outcome in idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss patients

      Hung-Che Lin, Chih-Hung Wang, Yu-Ching Chou, Cheng-Ping Shih, Yueng-Hsiang Chu, Jih-Chin Lee and Hsin-Chien Chen

      Accepted manuscript online: 31 JAN 2015 01:34AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12382

  18. Our Experience

    1. Paediatric ventilation tube insertion: Our experience of seventy-five children in audiology led follow-up

      Jason Powell, Steven Powell, Mike Lennon, Allan Ho and Nick Murrant

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 JAN 2015 10:46PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12380

    2. Acute hearing loss in the only hearing ear of twenty-one patients

      Yi-Chia Chen, Chia-Chen Tseng and Yi-Ho Young

      Accepted manuscript online: 12 JAN 2015 05:32AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12379

  19. Original Articles

    1. Depression, self esteem and sexual function in laryngeal cancer patients

      Mehmet Yılmaz, Murat Yener, Umur Yollu, Ferit Akil, Yusuf Haciyev, Ilhan Yargic, Emin Karaman and Harun Cansiz

      Accepted manuscript online: 12 JAN 2015 03:07AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12378

  20. Our Experience

    1. Patients’ views on the availability of vegetarian medication in otorhinolaryngology: our experience in an 80 patient questionnaire study

      Francesca Haarer, Bertram Fu and Ketan Desai

      Accepted manuscript online: 12 JAN 2015 02:49AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12377

  21. Original Articles

    1. High-frequency jet ventilation for endolaryngotracheal surgery – chart review and procedure analysis from the surgeon's and the anaesthesiologist's point of view

      Victor Helmstaedter, Ralph Tellkamp, Omid Majdani, Athanasia Warnecke, Thomas Lenarz and Martin Durisin

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 JAN 2015 02:55AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12376

  22. Our Experience

    1. Bilateral submandibular gland excision for drooling: Our experience in twenty-six children and adolescents

      Corinne P.A. Delsing, Eva Cillessen, Arthur Scheffer, Karen van Hulst, Corrie E. Erasmus and Frank J.A. van den Hoogen

      Accepted manuscript online: 9 JAN 2015 11:01AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12375

  23. Original Articles

    1. Fascin expression in cholesteatoma: correlation with destruction of the ossicular chain and extent of disease

      Adem Binnetoglu, Murat Sari, Tekin Baglam, Ipek Erbarut Seven, Ali Cemal Yumusakhuylu, M. Fatih Topuz and Caglar Batman

      Accepted manuscript online: 9 JAN 2015 10:53AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12373

    2. Survival Outcome of Patients with Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma: A Nationwide Analysis of 13 407 Patients in Taiwan

      Wen-Yen Huang, Cheng-Li Lin, Chih-Yun Lin, Yee-Min Jen, Cheng-Hsiang Lo, Fung-Chang Sung and Chia-Hung Kao

      Accepted manuscript online: 9 JAN 2015 10:51AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12371

  24. Our Experience

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  25. Original Articles

    1. Comparing the Performance Status Scale and MD Anderson Dysphagia Inventory as swallowing outcome measures in head and neck cancer: a prospective cohort study

      M. K Khan, J Patterson, S Owen, S Rees, L Gamberini, V Paleri and The North of England Cancer Network Audit group

      Accepted manuscript online: 7 JAN 2015 09:57AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12369

    2. Detection of putative stem cells markers, CD44/CD133, in primary and lymph node metastases in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas. A preliminary immunohistochemical and in vitro study

      Giuditta Mannelli, Lucia Magnelli, Alberto Deganello, Michele Busoni, Giuseppe Meccariello, Giampiero Parrinello and Oreste Gallo

      Accepted manuscript online: 7 JAN 2015 08:58AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12368

    3. Prognostic significance of hyoid bone invasion in advanced base of tongue carcinoma treated by chemoradiation

      Chase M. Heaton, Fatemah Al-Shwaiheen, Chia-Shang J. Liu, Sue S. Yom and William R. Ryan

      Accepted manuscript online: 7 JAN 2015 08:51AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12367

  26. Our Experience

    1. Tonsillectomy for asymmetrical tonsils, are we over-diagnosing and managing: A review of 157 cases

      Alfred Bentsi Addison, Max Whittaker, Thomas Maddox, Andrew Pelser and Simon Watts

      Accepted manuscript online: 22 DEC 2014 08:56AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12366

  27. Reviews

    1. Controversies in the management of sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL): an evidence based review

      Ravi Thevasagayam and Rachael Lawrence

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 DEC 2014 04:11AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12363

  28. Our Experience

    1. Long-term results of endoscopic assisted cranionasal resection for olfactory neuroblastoma – single centre experience of 14 patients

      Raymond K. Tsang, Anderson C. Tsang, Jacky W. Lam, Wai-Kuen Ho and Gilberto K. Leung

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 DEC 2014 03:56AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12364

    2. Simulation in laryngology training; what should we invest in? Our experience with 64 porcine larynges and a literature review

      Zaid Awad, Bhavesh Patel, Lindsay Hayden, Guri S Sandhu and Neil Samuel Tolley

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 DEC 2014 10:33AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12360

  29. Original Manuscript

    1. Post-tonsillectomy haemorrhage rates are related to technique for dissection and for haemostasis. An analysis of 15734 patients in the National Tonsil Surgery Register in Sweden

      Anne-Charlotte Hessén Söderman, Erik Odhagen, Elisabeth Ericsson, Claes Hemlin, Elisabeth Hultcrantz, Ola Sunnergren and Joacim Stalfors

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 DEC 2014 10:33AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12361

    2. Clinicopathological and immunohistochemical characteristics of surgically treated primary carcinoma of the nasal vestibule- an evaluation of 30 cases

      Mario Koopmann, Daniel Weiß, Eleftherios Savvas, Claudia Rudack and Markus Stenner

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 DEC 2014 10:17AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12359

  30. Original Manuscripts

    1. Pepsin and bile acids in saliva in patients with laryngopharyngeal reflux – a prospective comparative study

      M. Sereg-Bahar, A. Jerin, R. Jansa, B. Stabuc and I. Hocevar-Boltezar

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 DEC 2014 10:04AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12358

  31. Original Articles

    1. Role Of Operative Airway Evaluation In Children With Recurrent Croup: A Retrospective Cohort Study

      Melanie Duval, George Tarasidis, J.Fredrik Grimmer, Harlan R. Muntz, Albert H. Park, Marshall Smith, Fadi Asfour and Jeremy Meier

      Accepted manuscript online: 20 NOV 2014 06:41AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12353

    2. Safety and efficacy of preincisional peritonsillar lornoxicam in pediatric posttonsillectomy pain: A prospective double-blind, placebo-controlled, split-body clinical study

      Hala Saad Abdel-Ghaffar, Hanan Galal Abdel-Azeem and Mohammed Roushdy

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 NOV 2014 11:55PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12351

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      Resection of subsequent pulmonary metastases from treated head and neck squamous cell carcinoma; systematic review and meta-analysis

      Emily Rachel Young, Emmanuel Diakos, Mamoona Khalid-Raja and Hisham Mehanna

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 OCT 2014 08:26AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12348

    4. Positive pressure therapy for Meniere's syndrome/ disease with a Meniett device: A systematic review of randomised controlled trials

      Mohammed Iqbal Syed, John Rutka, Jane Hendry and George G Browning

      Accepted manuscript online: 24 OCT 2014 04:28AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12344

    5. Comparison of Steroid Administration Methods in Patients with Idiopathic Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss: a retrospective observational study

      Sang Hoon Kim, Su Young Jung, Myung Gu Kim, Jae Yong Byun, Moon Suh Park and Seung Geun Yeo

      Accepted manuscript online: 24 OCT 2014 04:28AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12342

    6. Effective communication between ENT and primary care - a survey and analysis of outpatient correspondence structure

      Alfred Bentsi Addison, Simon Watts and Jason Fleming

      Accepted manuscript online: 24 OCT 2014 04:28AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12343


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