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5 Acta Otolaryngol
2 Am J Audiol
5 Am J Otolaryngol
1 BMC Cancer
1 BMC Pediatr
2 Clin Otolaryngol
3 Ear Hear
4 Ear Nose Throat J
5 Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol
6 Head Neck
2 Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol
1 Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys
1 J Laryngol Otol
1 J Speech Lang Hear Res
3 Laryngoscope
11 Oral Oncol
10 Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg
1 Pediatr Infect Dis J
3 PLoS One

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    Acta Otolaryngol

  1. KOBAYASHI M, Yoshida T, Sugimoto S, Shimono M, et al
    Effects of endolymphatic hydrops on acoustic energy absorbance.
    Acta Otolaryngol. 2020 Apr 24:1-6. doi: 10.1080/00016489.2020.1754460.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  2. MONINI S, Battilocchi L, Salerno G, Filippi C, et al
    Bone conductive implantation in asymmetric hearing loss (AHL).
    Acta Otolaryngol. 2020 Apr 24:1-8. doi: 10.1080/00016489.2020.1752396.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  3. HASHEMI SB, Bozorgi H, Kazemi T, Babaei A, et al
    Cerebrospinal fluid gusher in cochlear implant and its associated factors.
    Acta Otolaryngol. 2020 Apr 24:1-5. doi: 10.1080/00016489.2020.1751276.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  4. UNGAR OJ, Shilo S, Halevy N, Cavel O, et al
    Should air travel be avoided shortly after an idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss?
    Acta Otolaryngol. 2020 Apr 22:1-5. doi: 10.1080/00016489.2020.1754461.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  5. LI TY, Cheng PW, Young YH
    Acute sensorineural hearing loss in hemodialysis patients.
    Acta Otolaryngol. 2020 Apr 20:1-5. doi: 10.1080/00016489.2020.1745271.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Am J Audiol

  6. NI J, Bellon-Harn ML, Zhang J, Li Y, et al
    Twitter Usage Using Common Reference to Tinnitus.
    Am J Audiol. 2020 Apr 21:1-12. doi: 10.1044/2020_AJA-19-00055.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. HONG H, Dowdy DW, Dooley KE, Francis HW, et al
    Prevalence of Pre-Existing Hearing Loss Among Patients With Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in South Africa.
    Am J Audiol. 2020 Apr 22:1-7. doi: 10.1044/2020_AJA-19-00103.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Am J Otolaryngol

  8. LOU Z
    Gelfoam, bactroban ointment and ofloxacin drops facilitate the eardrum healing.
    Am J Otolaryngol. 2020;41:102405.

  9. LOU Z
    The evaluation of endoscopic cartilage myringoplasty to repair perforations with otomycosis.
    Am J Otolaryngol. 2020 Apr 18:102493. doi: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2020.102493.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  10. AKSOY F, Yenigun A, Senturk E, Dogan R, et al
    A new method in eardrum perforation repair: Accordion myringoplasty technique.
    Am J Otolaryngol. 2020 Apr 5:102481. doi: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2020.102481.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  11. TRECCA EMC, Gelardi M, Cassano M
    COVID-19 and hearing difficulties.
    Am J Otolaryngol. 2020 Apr 19:102496. doi: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2020.102496.

    Audiological profile of asymptomatic Covid-19 PCR-positive cases.
    Am J Otolaryngol. 2020 Apr 10:102483. doi: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2020.102483.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    BMC Cancer

  13. BANDO H, Kotani D, Tsushima T, Hara H, et al
    TENERGY: multicenter phase II study of Atezolizumab monotherapy following definitive Chemoradiotherapy with 5-FU plus Cisplatin in patients with unresectable locally advanced esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
    BMC Cancer. 2020;20:336.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    BMC Pediatr

  14. ALSUDAYS AM, Alharbi AA, Althunayyan FS, Alsudays AA, et al
    Parental knowledge and attitudes to childhood hearing loss and hearing services in Qassim, Saudi Arabia.
    BMC Pediatr. 2020;20:175.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Clin Otolaryngol

  15. LISAN Q, van Sloten TT, Climie RE, Boutouyrie P, et al
    Sleep Apnea is Associated with Hearing Impairment: the Paris Prospective Study 3.
    Clin Otolaryngol. 2020 Apr 23. doi: 10.1111/coa.13557.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  16. KRAAK JT, van Dam TF, van Leeuwen LM, Kramer SE, et al
    The Otology Questionnaire Amsterdam: a generic patient reported outcome measure about the severity and impact of ear complaints. Validation, Reliability and Responsiveness.
    Clin Otolaryngol. 2020 Apr 26. doi: 10.1111/coa.13545.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Ear Hear

  17. VAN LEEUWEN LM, Pronk M, Merkus P, Goverts ST, et al
    Operationalization of the Brief ICF Core Set for Hearing Loss: An ICF-Based e-Intake Tool in Clinical Otology and Audiology Practice.
    Ear Hear. 2020 Apr 17. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000867.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. SMITH SL, Ryan DB, Pichora-Fuller MK
    Development of Abbreviated Versions of the Word Auditory Recognition and Recall Measure.
    Ear Hear. 2020 Apr 22. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000869.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. COULTHURST S, Nachman AJ, Murray MT, Koka K, et al
    Comparison of Pure-Tone Thresholds and Cochlear Microphonics Thresholds in Pediatric Cochlear Implant Patients.
    Ear Hear. 2020 Apr 23. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000870.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Ear Nose Throat J

  20. SANCAKTAR ME, Agri I, Cecen AB, Akgul G, et al
    The Prognostic Value of Circulating Inflammatory Cell Counts in Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss and the Effect of Cardiovascular Risk Factors.
    Ear Nose Throat J. 2020 Apr 22:145561320920968. doi: 10.1177/0145561320920968.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. HURST DS, Denne CM
    The Relation of Allergy to Eustachian Tube Dysfunction and the Subsequent Need for Insertion of Pressure Equalization Tubes.
    Ear Nose Throat J. 2020 Apr 22:145561320918805. doi: 10.1177/0145561320918805.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. ZWIERZ A, Masna K, Burduk P
    Recurrent Meningitis in Congenital Inner Ear Malformation.
    Ear Nose Throat J. 2020 Apr 22:145561320920399. doi: 10.1177/0145561320920399.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  23. KHURAYZI T, Dhanasingh A, Almuhawas F, Alsanosi A, et al
    Shape of the Cochlear Basal Turn: An Indicator for an Optimal Electrode-to-Modiolus Proximity With Precurved Electrode Type.
    Ear Nose Throat J. 2020 Apr 24:145561320920965. doi: 10.1177/0145561320920965.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol

  24. ISLAMOGLU Y, Kesici GG, Ercan K, Babademez MA, et al
    Single-sided deafness after sudden hearing loss: late effect on cochlear nerve size.
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Apr 20. pii: 10.1007/s00405-020-05977.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  25. WANG D, Zhao Y, Tong B
    Treatment of pulsatile tinnitus caused by anomalies of the sigmoid sinus wall via combined internal and external sigmoid sinus wall reconstruction with 3D temporal bone CT guidance.
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Apr 23. pii: 10.1007/s00405-020-05989.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  26. HUISKAMP LFJ, Chargi N, Devriese LA, de Jong PA, et al
    The predictive and prognostic value of low skeletal muscle mass for dose-limiting toxicity and survival in head and neck cancer patients receiving concomitant cetuximab and radiotherapy.
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Apr 25. pii: 10.1007/s00405-020-05972.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  27. ZWEMSTRA MR, Brienesse P, Ebbens FA, de Wolf MJF, et al
    Can we predict the altered subjective quality assessment of sound after ear canal surgery?
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Apr 25. pii: 10.1007/s00405-020-05971.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  28. LIN Z, Lin H, Chen X, Xu Y, et al
    The primary tumor resection in patients with distant metastatic laryngeal carcinoma.
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Apr 25. pii: 10.1007/s00405-020-05987.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Head Neck

  29. RASSEKH CH, Jenks CM, Ochroch EA, Douglas JE, et al
    Management of the difficult airway in the COVID-19 pandemic: Illustrative complex head and neck cancer scenario.
    Head Neck. 2020 Apr 16. doi: 10.1002/hed.26175.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. DAI LB, Yu Q, Zhou SH, Bao YY, et al
    Effect of combination of curcumin and GLUT-1 AS-ODN on radiosensitivity of laryngeal carcinoma through regulating autophagy.
    Head Neck. 2020 Apr 21. doi: 10.1002/hed.26180.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. WANG L, Cao J, Wang X, Lin E, et al
    Proton and photon radiosensitization effects of niraparib, a PARP-1/-2 inhibitor, on human head and neck cancer cells.
    Head Neck. 2020 Apr 23. doi: 10.1002/hed.26155.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. SHUMAN AG, Campbell BH
    An Ethical Framework for Head and Neck Cancer Care Impacted by COVID-19.
    Head Neck. 2020 Apr 24. doi: 10.1002/hed.26193.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  33. BHATTACHARJEE A, Patil VM, Dikshit R, Prabhash K, et al
    Should we wait or not? The preferable option for patients with stage IV oral cancer in COVID-19 pandemic.
    Head Neck. 2020 Apr 24. doi: 10.1002/hed.26196.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. NOEL CW, Stephens RF, Su JS, Xu W, et al
    Mapping the EORTC QLQ-C30 and QLQ-H&N35, onto EQ-5D-5L and HUI-3 indices in patients with head and neck cancer.
    Head Neck. 2020 Apr 25. doi: 10.1002/hed.26181.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol

  35. DAWOOD G, Klop D, Olivier E, Elliott H, et al
    Nature and extent of hearing loss in HIV-infected children: A scoping review.
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2020;134:110036.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. LOU Z
    An ideal biodegradable material for repairing the tympanic membrane perforations following ventilation tube.
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2020;134:110050.

    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys

  37. SWISHER-MCCLURE S, Lukens JN, Aggarwal C, Ahn P, et al
    A Phase 2 Trial of Alternative Volumes of Oropharyngeal Irradiation for De-intensification (AVOID): Omission of the Resected Primary Tumor Bed After Transoral Robotic Surgery for Human Papilloma Virus-Related Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oropharynx.
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2020;106:725-732.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Laryngol Otol

  38. BARUAH P, Lee JDE, Pickering C, de Wolf MJF, et al
    The learning curve for endoscopic tympanoplasties: a single-institution experience, in Birmingham, UK.
    J Laryngol Otol. 2020 Apr 20:1-3. doi: 10.1017/S002221512000078.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Speech Lang Hear Res

  39. SCHOLDERLE T, Haas E, Ziegler W
    Age Norms for Auditory-Perceptual Neurophonetic Parameters: A Prerequisite for the Assessment of Childhood Dysarthria.
    J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2020;63:1071-1082.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  40. ASARKAR A, Chang BA, Nathan CO
    What Is the Extent of Neck Dissection in Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma?
    Laryngoscope. 2020 Apr 20. doi: 10.1002/lary.28686.

  41. UNGAR OJ, Santos F, Nadol JB, Horowitz G, et al
    Invasion Patterns of External Auditory Canal Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Histopathology Study.
    Laryngoscope. 2020 Apr 20. doi: 10.1002/lary.28676.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  42. YE W, Xianyang L
    A Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia Case Report From an Ear, Nose, and Throat Clinic.
    Laryngoscope. 2020;130:1106-1107.

    Oral Oncol

  43. DA CRUZ PEREZ DE, Passos KKM, Machado RA, Martelli-Junior H, et al
    Continuing education in oral cancer during coronavirus disease 2019 (covid-19) outbreak.
    Oral Oncol. 2020 Apr 16:104713. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2020.104713.

  44. NAGAO T, Warnakulasuriya S
    Screening for oral cancer: Future prospects, research and policy development for Asia.
    Oral Oncol. 2020;105:104632.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  45. LI B, Ren M, Zhou X, Han Q, et al
    Targeting tumor-associated macrophages in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
    Oral Oncol. 2020;106:104723.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  46. JAYARAJ R, Shetty S, Kumaraswamy C, Raymond G, et al
    Clinical validity of clinicopathological and prognostic significance of circulating tumor cells in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
    Oral Oncol. 2020 Apr 21:104727. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2020.104727.

  47. KUMAR N, Deo SVS, Mishra D
    Distant recurrence of oral carcinoma at tracheostomy site: A rare presentation.
    Oral Oncol. 2020 Apr 20:104692. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2020.104692.

  48. QIN G, Rai R, Zhang R, Su Y, et al
    Feasibility and efficiency of double-agent versus single-agent concurrent chemoradiotherapy in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
    Oral Oncol. 2020;106:104704.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  49. CARSUZAA F, Gorphe P, Vergez S, Malard O, et al
    Consensus on resectability in N3 head and neck squamous cell carcinomas: GETTEC recommendations.
    Oral Oncol. 2020;106:104733.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  50. BURR AR, Harari PM, Ko HC, Bruce JY, et al
    Reducing radiotherapy target volume expansion for patients with HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancer.
    Oral Oncol. 2019;92:52-56.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  51. MARTIN-GOMEZ L, Fulp WJ, Schell MJ, Sirak B, et al
    Oral gargle-tumor biopsy human papillomavirus (HPV) agreement and associated factors among oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) cases.
    Oral Oncol. 2019;92:85-91.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  52. JAYARAJ R, Kumarasamy C, Sabarimurugan S, Madhav MR, et al
    Conceptual interpretation of findings on systematic review and meta-analysis of altered-fractionation radiotherapy improves local control in the early-stage glottic carcinoma.
    Oral Oncol. 2020;101:104319.

  53. VAISH R, Shah S, Chaukar D
    Prognostic significance of surgical margins after transoral laser microsurgery for early-stage glottic cancer.
    Oral Oncol. 2020;100:104511.

    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg

  54. HUR K, Ge M, Kim J, Ference EH, et al
    Adverse Events Associated with Balloon Sinuplasty: A MAUDE Database Analysis.
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;162:137-141.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  55. MAAS BDPJ, van der Zaag-Loonen HJ, van Benthem PPG, Bruintjes TD, et al
    Effectiveness of Canal Occlusion for Intractable Posterior Canal Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo: A Systematic Review.
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;162:40-49.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  56. SARDONE R, Battista P, Donghia R, Lozupone M, et al
    Age-Related Central Auditory Processing Disorder, MCI, and Dementia in an Older Population of Southern Italy.
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Apr 21:194599820913635.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  57. WERNER MT, Carey RM, Albergotti WG, Lukens JN, et al
    Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Management of Head and Neck Malignancies.
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Apr 21:194599820921413.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  58. VANDELAAR LJ, Jiang ZY, Saini A, Yao WC, et al
    PHQ-9 and SNOT-22: Elucidating the Prevalence of Depression in Chronic Rhinosinusitis.
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;162:142-147.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  59. KUHAR HN, Han X, Penning DH, Craig JR, et al
    Approximate Weight of 1:1000 Topical Epinephrine on Wrung-Out Epinephrine-Soaked Pledgets.
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;162:60-63.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  60. TRAN PT, Winterstein AG, Wang X, Rhew K, et al
    Appropriateness of Otic Quinolone Use among Privately Insured US Patients.
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;162:102-107.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  61. TUNKEL DE, Anne S, Payne SC, Ishman SL, et al
    Clinical Practice Guideline: Nosebleed (Epistaxis) Executive Summary.
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;162:8-25.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  62. PAYNE SC, Feldstein D, Anne S, Tunkel DE, et al
    Hypertension and Epistaxis: Why Is There Limited Guidance in the Nosebleed Clinical Practice Guidelines?
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;162:33-34.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  63. TUNKEL DE, Holdsworth SM, Alikhaani JD, Monjur TM, et al
    Plain Language Summary: Nosebleed (Epistaxis).
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020;162:26-32.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Pediatr Infect Dis J

  64. CALLE-GIRALDO JP, Rojas CA, Hurtado IC, Barco C, et al
    Outcomes of Congenital Zika Virus Infection During an Outbreak in Valle del Cauca, Colombia.
    Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2019 Apr 10. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002307.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  65. LEE JM, Lee HJ, Moon IS, Choi JY, et al
    Effects of Vibrant Soundbridge on tinnitus accompanied by sensorineural hearing loss.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0228498.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  66. RAYANAKORN A, Katip W, Goh BH, Oberdorfer P, et al
    A risk scoring system for predicting Streptococcus suis hearing loss: A 13-year retrospective cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0228488.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  67. BOZEK A, Jarzab J, Mielnik M, Bogacz A, et al
    Can atopy have a protective effect against cancer?
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0226950.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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