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. SNOT-22: Translation, cultural adaptation and validation in portugal

      Ditza de Vilhena, Delfim Duarte and Gustavo Lopes

      Accepted manuscript online: 28 MAY 2015 02:49AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12465

  2. Our Experience

    1. Traumatic Ossicular Disruption with Intact Tympanic Membrane: Treatment Modalities in 42 patients

      Mohamed Rashad Ghonim, Yousef Kamel Shabana, Bassem Ashraf and Mohammed Abdelbadie Salem

      Accepted manuscript online: 15 MAY 2015 09:12AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12461

  3. Original Articles

    1. The outcome of septorhinoplasty surgery on olfactory function

      Premjit S Randhawa, Natalie Watson, Matthias Lechner, Lulu Ritchie, Natasha Choudhury and Peter J Andrews

      Accepted manuscript online: 14 MAY 2015 02:35AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12463

    2. Chronic Rhinosinusitis: Patient Experiences of Primary and Secondary Care – A Qualitative Study

      SE Erskine, MM Verkerk, C Notley, IG Williamson and CM Philpott

      Accepted manuscript online: 14 MAY 2015 01:57AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12462

  4. Our Experience

    1. One hundred twelve patients above 75 years old with tracheotomy: discharge delayed by 13 days

      Mathieu Bergeron and Nathalie Audet

      Accepted manuscript online: 14 MAY 2015 01:45AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12460

  5. Original Articles

    1. Pragmatic detection of anxiety and depression in a prospective cohort of voice outpatient clinic attenders

      Jenny Montgomery, Jane Hendry, Janet A Wilson, Ian J. Deary and Kenneth MacKenzie

      Accepted manuscript online: 14 MAY 2015 01:28AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12459

  6. Our Experience

    1. Application of ultrasound-guided core biopsy as a novel diagnostic tool for base of tongue cancer: our experiences with ten patients

      Chun-Nan Chen, Che-Yi Lin, Jenq-Yuh Ko, Pei-Jen Lou, Cheng-Ping Wang, Tseng-Cheng Chen, Tzu-Yu Hsiao and Tsung-Lin Yang

      Accepted manuscript online: 14 MAY 2015 01:15AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12458

    2. Paediatric ENT Standards in London: are we delivering a first class service?: A Repeat Audit

      K Varadharajan and A Narula

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 MAY 2015 03:34AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12457

    3. Nasal bone fractures are successfully managed under local anaesthesia – experience on 483 patients

      Suvi Renkonen, Sasu Vehmanen, Antti Mäkitie and Karin Blomgren

      Accepted manuscript online: 6 MAY 2015 02:21AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12456

  7. Original Articles

    1. The need for an objective measure in septorhinoplasty surgery: Are we any closer to finding an answer?

      Peter J Andrews, Natasha Choudhury, Arunjit Takhar, Anne-Lise Poirrier, Thomas Jacques and Premjit S Randhawa

      Accepted manuscript online: 5 MAY 2015 08:54AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12455

  8. Our Experience

    1. Improving post-operative pain control in paediatric tonsillectomy through use of a specialist information leaflet; our experience in 43 patients

      Y Pilavakis, TC Biggs, A Burgess, A Cowan, RJ Salib and H Ismail-Koch

      Accepted manuscript online: 2 MAY 2015 01:00AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12452

    2. Labyrinthine function after semicircular canal surgery on seventeen patients with cholesteatoma

      Timo P. Hirvonen, Heikki Aalto and Topi Jutila

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 APR 2015 08:31AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12453

  9. Original Articles

    1. Evaluation of tubomanometry as a routine diagnostic tool for chronic obstructive Eustachian tube dysfunction

      S. Schröder, M. Lehmann, D. Korbmacher, O. Sauzet, H. Sudhoff and J. Ebmeyer

      Accepted manuscript online: 27 APR 2015 09:18AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12451

  10. Systematic Reviews

    1. Intratympanic therapy in Meniere's syndrome or disease: up to date evidence for clinical practise

      Mohammed Iqbal Syed, Ophir Ilan, Jihad Nassar and John A Rutka

      Accepted manuscript online: 27 APR 2015 09:09AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12449

  11. Original Articles

    1. Evaluation of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss by Auditory Steady State and Auditory Brain Stem-Evoked Responses

      Hanin Karawani, Joseph Attias, Rafi Shemesh and Ben Nageris

      Accepted manuscript online: 27 APR 2015 04:39AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12448

  12. Our Experience

  13. Original Articles

    1. Risk factors for postoperative complications after total laryngectomy following radiotherapy or chemoradiation: a 10-year retrospective longitudinal study in Eastern Denmark

      Nille Birk Wulff, Claus Andrup Kristensen, Elo Andersen, Birgitte Charabi, Christian Hjort Sørensen and Preben Homøe

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 APR 2015 08:55AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12443

  14. Our Experience

    1. Mastoid obliteration surgery for cholesteatoma in 183 adult ears – a 5-year prospective cohort study

      Aaron Trinidade, Andrew Skingsley and Matthew W Yung

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 APR 2015 08:53AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12444

  15. Original Manuscript

    1. Direct Measurement of the Round Window Niche dimensions using a 3-dimensional moulding technique – A human cadaveric temporal bone study

      M Shakeel, P M Spielmann, S E Jones and S S M Hussain

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 APR 2015 11:49AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12438

  16. Our Experience

    1. Patient positioning for Direct Laryngoscopy - A national survey of 320 UK ENT Consultant Surgeons

      Sridhayan Mahalingam, Imad Amer, Khalid Ghufoor and Natasha Choudhury

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 APR 2015 06:24AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12442

  17. Original Articles

    1. Balloon Eustachian Tuboplasty (BET): our experience of 622 cases

      Stefanie Schröder, Martin Lehmann, Jörg Ebmeyer, Tahwinder Upile and Holger Sudhoff

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 APR 2015 02:55AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12429

  18. Our Experience

    1. Patient Tolerance of Transoral versus Percutaneous ThyrohyoidOffice-Based Injection Laryngoplasty: A Case-Controlled Study of 41 Patients

      Shekhar K. Gadkaree, Simon R A Best, Christopher Walker, Lee M Akst and Alexander T Hillel

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 APR 2015 09:51AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12436

  19. Original Articles

    1. The Effect of LKB1 on the PI3K/Akt Pathway Activation in Association with PTEN and PIK3CA in HNC

      Seda Ekizoglu, Soydan Dogan, Damla Ulker, Didem Seven, Emine Deniz Gozen, Emin Karaman and Nur Buyru

      Accepted manuscript online: 8 APR 2015 05:13AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12427

    2. Health-related quality of life in 794 patients with a peripheral facial palsy using the FaCE Scale: a retrospective cohort study

      Ingrid J. Kleiss, Marc H. Hohman, Srinivas M. Susarla, Henri A.M. Marres and Tessa A. Hadlock

      Accepted manuscript online: 8 APR 2015 02:21AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12434

    3. Tracking camera control in endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy surgery

      James R Wawrzynski, Phillip Smith, Lilian Tang, Tim Hoare, Silvestro Caputo, Aazim A. Siddiqui, Michael Tsatsos and George M Saleh

      Accepted manuscript online: 8 APR 2015 01:58AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12433

  20. Our Experience

    1. Efficacy of concurrent superselective intra-arterial chemotherapy and radiotherapy for late-stage squamous cell carcinoma of the temporal bone

      Hisashi Sugimoto, Miyako Hatano, Shinya Yoshida, Makoto Sakumoto, Hideaki Kato, Makoto Ito and Tomokazu Yoshizaki

      Accepted manuscript online: 8 APR 2015 01:49AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12431

  21. Original Articles

    1. The Impact of Commissioning forRhinosinusitis in England

      A Soni-Jaiswal, C Philpott and C Hopkins

      Accepted manuscript online: 8 APR 2015 01:48AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12430

  22. Reviews

    1. Tests of Eustachian Tube Function: A Review

      Matthew E. Smith and James R. Tysome

      Accepted manuscript online: 8 APR 2015 01:32AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12428

  23. Review Articles

    1. Current understanding of the pathogenesis of autoimmune inner ear disease: a review

      Andrew F. Goodall

      Accepted manuscript online: 6 APR 2015 02:46AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12432

  24. Systematic Reviews

    1. The value of postoperative anticoagulants to improve flap survival in the free radial forearm flap A systematic review and retrospective multicenter analysis

      Justin E. Swartz, Mark C.J. Aarts, Karin M.A. Swart, Joseph J. Disa, Marcus Gerressen, Yur-Ren Kuo, Mark K. Wax, Wilko Grolman and Weibel W Braunius

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 MAR 2015 10:46PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12425

  25. Original Articles

    1. Comparative ex-vivo study on humidifying function of three speaking-valves with integrated heat and moisture exchanger for tracheotomized patients

      Cindy van den Boer, Liset Lansaat, Sara H Muller, Michiel WM van den Brekel and Frans JM Hilgers

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 MAR 2015 10:42PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/coa.12426

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. 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

    5. 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

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. 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, H. 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

  29. 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

  30. 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

  31. 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

  32. Our Experience

  33. 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

  34. 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

  35. 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

  36. 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

  37. 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

  38. 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

  39. 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

  40. Our Experience

  41. 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

  42. 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

  43. 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

  44. 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

  45. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. 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

    5. 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


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