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Esthesioneuroblastoma: a general review of the cases published since the discovery of the tumour in 1924.
Esthesioneuroblastoma (ENB) arises from the neuroepithelium in the olfactory rim of the nasal cavity. It accounts for about 3% of all intranasal tumours. Reviews since the first description by BergerExpand
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Genetic and acquired prothrombotic risk factors and sudden hearing loss.
OBJECTIVES Idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss (ISSNHL) is a frequently encountered condition, and various pathogenetic mechanisms have been hypothesized, such as viral infections,Expand
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The tongue as an alternative donor site for graft urethroplasty: a pilot study.
PURPOSE Urethroplasty with a buccal mucosal graft provides excellent clinical results but it may also cause oral complications in some cases. The mucosa covering the lateral and under surface of theExpand
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Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Voice Handicap Index into Italian.
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the internal consistency, reliability, and clinical validity of the Italian version of the Voice Handicap Index (VHI). STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional survey study was carriedExpand
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Vocal improvement after voice therapy in unilateral vocal fold paralysis.
Unilateral vocal fold paralysis (UVFP) is associated with changes in acoustic and aerodynamic voice measurements and can have a significant impact on a patient's quality of life. Few objective dataExpand
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Absence of otoacoustic emissions in insulin-dependent diabetic patients: is there evidence for diabetic cochleopathy?
In order to evaluate cochlear function in Type 1 diabetes mellitus, this study analyses otoacoustic emissions (OAEs) on normal hearing subjects with diabetes and on controls. Patients with Type 1Expand
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Sudden hearing loss in a patient hepatitis C virus (HCV) positive on therapy with alpha-interferon: a possible autoimmune-microvascular pathogenesis.
Alpha interferon (alpha-IFN) is used for the treatment of various systemic disorders. Side-effects of alpha-IFN therapy can involve numerous organ systems, but sudden hearing loss has only once beenExpand
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Voice quality after carbon dioxide laser and conventional surgery for T1A glottic carcinoma.
The different types of small vocal fold tumor therapy allow the preservation of respiration and deglutition; the quality of phonation is the most important criterion for the patient. The aim of theExpand
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Intensity and fundamental frequency control in tracheoesophageal voice.
Tracheo-oesophageal voice prostheses are currently widely used following total laryngectomy. Data on maximum phonation time and spectrum have been studied by various Authors and are well known. OnExpand
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Extracorporeal electromagnetic shock-wave lithotripsy for salivary gland stones.
Sialoadenectomy for sialolithiasis is necessary when the stone cannot be removed through the salivary duct. In addition, extracorporeal. shock-wave lithotripsy has recently become available for thisExpand
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