Angelos M Chatziavramidis

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OBJECTIVES This study aims to compare the taste function between smokers and nonsmokers with clinical testing, subjective ratings, and contact endoscopy of the tongue. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional survey. METHODS Data were collected from 38 smokers (mean age 37 years; 25 female, 23 male) and 34 nonsmokers (mean age 33.5 years; 18 female, 16 male). The(More)
BACKGROUND We present the results of a prospective study concerning the use of a surgical-ultrasound device (use of ultrasound mechanical vibrations in the tonsil tissue with denaturizing effect on collagen and proteins for tonsil ablation, coablation) for the therapy of non-infectious tonsillar hyperplasia resulting in upper airway obstruction in(More)
Combined sialendoscopic and transcutaneous approach in parotid sialolithiasis is a surgical option for large and impacted stones. The aim of this study is to assess the long-term results regarding postoperative stenosis, recurrent swellings and gland function. Prospective study in a tertiary referral center of patients with parotid sialolithiasis requiring(More)
OBJECTIVE Sialendoscopy in children is a recently described procedure. The small amount of existed literature presents the procedure under general anesthesia. We report our experience on pediatric sialendoscopy under local anesthesia at an outpatient setting. METHODS In a period of 1.5 years 9 children with age >8 years suffering from recurrent parotid(More)
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS Trigeminal nerve mediates the perception of nasal airflow. This study examines whether impaired intranasal trigeminal function is a part of the paradoxical nasal obstruction sensation in patients with empty nose syndrome (ENS). STUDY DESIGN Prospective case-control study in a tertiary hospital. METHODS Three groups were examined:(More)
We describe a case of an acquired subglottic cyst presented with persistent stridor and voice hoarsening in a baby diagnosed with Williams-Beuren syndrome that was born premature and required intubation during neonatal period. We also comment on whether this is a coincidence or there can be an association between impaired elastogenesis, a feature of(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM Cricotracheal separation is a rare injury with fatal results in most cases. Clear guidelines are not available and several dilemmas are to be faced during patient management in such cases. DESCRIPTION OF CASE We present a case of cricotracheal separation with multiple cricoid fractures in a 16-year-old male with blunt neck trauma. (More)
Fibrous dysplasia (FD) is a benign bone disorder presenting with a variety of clinical manifestations. This is the first reported case of anosmia as presenting symptom of FD. We present the case of a 72-year-old female patient with a progressive olfactory dysfunction. Clinical examination revealed evidence of chronic rhinosinusitis; therefore the patient(More)
BACKGROUND Juvenile Recurrent Parotitis (JRP) is a recurrent parotid inflammation of childhood.  The aim of our study was to investigate the clinical, laboratory and imaging profile of children with JRP as well as to estimate the impact of siadendoscopy as a therapeutic tool in the clinical outcome of JRP. METHODS Twenty-three children with JRP aged(More)
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