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2016 | April-June | Volume 7 | Issue 2

RESEARCH ARTICLE

Kevin D Pereira, Ron B Mitchell

Dedication

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:7] [Number:2] [Pages:1] [Pages No:0 - 0]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.5005/ijhns-7-2-iv  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

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Alanna M Windsor, Eleanor P Kiell, Eric E Berg, Ken Kazahaya

Surgery of the Thyroid in Children: Current Trends in Practice

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:7] [Number:2] [Pages:7] [Pages No:57 - 63]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1266  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

Abstract

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Windsor AM, Kiell EP, Berg EE, Kazahaya K. Surgery of the Thyroid in Children: Current Trends in Practice. Int J Head Neck Surg 2016;7(2):57-63.

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Anita Jeyakumar, Jennifer Lentz

The Genetic Basis of Hearing Loss: Recent Advances and Future Prospects

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:7] [Number:2] [Pages:8] [Pages No:64 - 71]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1267  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

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Jeyakumar A, Lentz J. The Genetic Basis of Hearing Loss: Recent Advances and Future Prospects. Int J Head Neck Surg 2016;7(2):64-71.

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Richard Vincent, Bryan T Ambro, Kevin D Pereira

Facial Plastic Surgery in Pediatric Otolaryngology: Role and Outcomes

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:7] [Number:2] [Pages:5] [Pages No:72 - 76]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1268  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

Abstract

Importance

Otolaryngologists tend to manage most surgical pathology independently as supported by their training. However, superior aesthetic outcomes and caregiver satisfaction can be achieved by routinely involving facial plastics colleagues for reconstruction after resection of pediatric head and neck masses.

Objective

To highlight the cosmetic outcomes achieved after reconstruction by facial plastics surgeons in pediatric patients who have undergone resection of a head and neck lesion

Design

Retrospective case series of 13 pediatric head and neck lesions managed at a tertiary care children's hospital over a 12 year period

Setting

tertiary care children's hospital

Participants:

Pediatric patient undergoing resection of a mass in the head or neck including naso-frontal dermoids, neck lesions, miface lesions, parotid lesions where complex closure was anticipated and a facial plastics surgeon was used for reconstruction. 13 pediatric patients were selected in all. The patients were chosen on a case by case basis and there were no patients that refused intervention. There was no comparisson group and no one that withdrew. A referred sample was used as only these patients pre-selected based on their projected reconstructive needs were selected.

Intervention(s)

The primary intervention was an aesthetically acceptable reconstruction. In order to review the intervention that was performed the information obtained included clinical presentation, radiologic findings, surgical technique used for excision and reconstruction, pre and post-operative photography, pathology and cosmetic outcomes.

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Vincent R, Ambro BT, Pereira KD. Facial Plastic Surgery in Pediatric Otolaryngology: Role and Outcomes. Int J Head Neck Surg 2016;7(2):72-76.

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Katherine R Kavanagh, Tulio A Valdez

Deep Neck Space Infections in Children: Has Anything changed?

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:7] [Number:2] [Pages:6] [Pages No:77 - 82]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1269  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

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Kavanagh KR, Valdez TA. Deep Neck Space Infections in Children: Has Anything changed? Int J Head Neck Surg 2016;7(2):77-82.

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David G Ingram, Norman R Friedman

Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children: Controversies in Diagnosis and Management

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:7] [Number:2] [Pages:6] [Pages No:83 - 88]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1270  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

Abstract

Aim:

To discuss commonly encountered diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas in pediatric obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

Background

Pediatric OSA is a fairly common childhood disorder, affecting 1 to 5% of all children and much larger proportions of children with selected comorbidities. Untreated OSA is associated with deleterious effects on neurobehavioral outcomes, cardiovascular health, and growth.

Results

We discuss several important diagnostic dilemmas, including when to obtain a preoperative polysomnogram (PSG), the relationship between OSA and sleep-disordered breathing, and limitations of conventional PSG-derived metrics. Management challenges commonly encountered in clinical practice include defining surgical cure and providing reliable estimates for families preoperatively, issues related to the use of positive airway pressure, and emerging alternative and complementary therapeutic modalities.

Conclusion

While recently published clinical practice guidelines have provided important standards for the diagnosis and management of pediatric OSA, many areas of uncertainty remain.

Clinical significance

We provide a review of current diagnostic and therapeutic controversies relevant to the practicing clinician.

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Ingram DG, Friedman NR. Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children: Controversies in Diagnosis and Management. Int J Head Neck Surg 2016;7(2):83-88.

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Payam Sajedi, Narendra Shet

Imaging of Pediatric Neck Masses

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:7] [Number:2] [Pages:8] [Pages No:89 - 96]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1271  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

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Sajedi P, Shet N. Imaging of Pediatric Neck Masses. Int J Head Neck Surg 2016;7(2):89-96.

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Ari Derowe, Oshri Wasserzug

Subglottic Stenosis: Current Concepts and Recent Advances

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:7] [Number:2] [Pages:7] [Pages No:97 - 103]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1272  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

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Wasserzug O, DeRowe A. Subglottic Stenosis: Current Concepts and Recent Advances. Int J Head Neck Surg 2016;7(2):97-103.

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Steven Andreoli, Gary D Josephson

Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy: Current Techniques and Outcomes

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:7] [Number:2] [Pages:5] [Pages No:104 - 108]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1273  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

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Sharma S, Andreoli S, Josephson GD. Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy: Current Techniques and Outcomes. Int J Head Neck Surg 2016;7(2):104-108.

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Amal Isaiah, Ron B Mitchell

Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Surgical Techniques beyond Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:7] [Number:2] [Pages:6] [Pages No:109 - 114]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1274  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

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Isaiah A, Mitchell RB. Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Surgical Techniques beyond Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy. Int J Head Neck Surg 2016;7(2):109-114.

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Amal Isaiah, Kenneth H Lee

Cochlear Implants in Children: Recent Advances

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:7] [Number:2] [Pages:5] [Pages No:115 - 119]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1275  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

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Isaiah A, Lee KH. Cochlear Implants in Children: Recent Advances. Int J Head Neck Surg 2016;7(2):115-119.

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Soham Roy, Blaine Smith

Robotic Surgery in Pediatric Otolaryngology

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:7] [Number:2] [Pages:4] [Pages No:120 - 123]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1276  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

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Roy S, Smith B. Robotic Surgery in Pediatric Otolaryngology. Int J Head Neck Surg 2016;7(2):120-123.

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Si Chen, Andrea Hebert, Ramzi Younis

Pediatric Sinus Surgery: Indications, Techniques, and Outcomes

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:7] [Number:2] [Pages:6] [Pages No:124 - 129]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1277  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

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Chen S, Hebert A, Younis R. Pediatric Sinus Surgery: Indications, Techniques, and Outcomes. Int J Head Neck Surg 2016;7(2):124-129.

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Mary Worthen, Swapna Chandran

Hoarseness in Children

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:7] [Number:2] [Pages:6] [Pages No:130 - 135]

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Abstract

Background

The prevalence of pediatric dysphonia ranges from 6-23%. Chronic dysphonia can negatively affect the lives of children physically, socially, and emotionally. The body of literature continues to grow regarding the pathophysiology and management of dysphonic children.

Methods

This article presents a relevant literature review of vocal fold pathology leading to hoarseness and recent advances in diagnosis and management. Articles were retrieved using a selective search in PubMed employing the terms such as “hoarseness in children,” “pediatric dysphonia.”

Results

42 articles from the past decade were reviewed that include information regarding the etiology, assessment, and treatment of children with dysphonia.

Conclusion

The care of a child with a voice disorder can be complex and requires a multi-disciplinary approach. Current technological, pharmaceutical, and therapeutic advances have improved the treatment of children with dysphonia.

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Worthen M, Chandran S. Hoarseness in Children. Int J Head Neck Surg 2016;7(2):130-135.

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Kate A Stephenson, Michelle E Wyatt

Neonatal Tracheostomy

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:7] [Number:2] [Pages:7] [Pages No:136 - 142]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1279  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

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Stephenson KA, Wyatt ME. Neonatal Tracheostomy. Int J Head Neck Surg 2016;7(2):136-142.

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Ron B Mitchell, Andrew J Chang, Gopi B Shah

The Pediatric Anterior Skull Base: An Otolaryngologist's Perspective

[Year:2016] [Month:April-June] [Volume:7] [Number:2] [Pages:6] [Pages No:143 - 148]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1280  |  Open Access |  How to cite  | 

Abstract

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Chang AJ, Mitchell RB, Shah GB. The Pediatric Anterior Skull Base: An Otolaryngologist's Perspective. Int J Head Neck Surg 2016;7(2):143-148.

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