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Hemorrhage following tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy in 15,218 patients
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate potential risk factors and the incidence of bleeding following adenoidectomy or tonsillectomy, with or without adenoidectomy requiring surgical treatment under generalExpand
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Extranasopharyngeal angiofibroma: etiology, incidence and management
Objective—Angiofibromas in the head and neck area usually arise in the nasopharynx (NA) in adolescent males. They may also occur outside the nasopharynx (ENA) and can therefore be misdiagnosed. AnExpand
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Incidence of Post-Tonsillectomy Hemorrhage in Children and Adults: A Study of 4,848 Patients
We conducted a retrospective study of 4,848 patients to evaluate the age-specific incidence of post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage that required surgical treatment. We reviewed the charts of 2,567 patientsExpand
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Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor of the Head and Neck: Incidence, Diagnosis, and Management
  • J. Windfuhr
  • Medicine
  • The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology
  • 1 July 2004
Primitive neuroectodermal tumors are in the Ewing's sarcoma family of tumors and are composed of small round cells. Because of their rare occurrence, optimal therapy is challenging, particularly ifExpand
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Aberrant Internal Carotid Artery in the Middle Ear
  • J. Windfuhr
  • Medicine
  • The Annals of otology, rhinology & laryngology…
  • 1 March 2004
This study was undertaken to evaluate the incidence, typical clinical signs, and proper management of patients with an aberrant internal carotid artery in the middle ear as presented in a case reportExpand
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Tonsillotomy: facts and fiction
In contrast to total or extracapsular tonsillectomy (TE), subtotal/intracapsular/partial tonsillectomy (SIPT) or tonsillotomy (TT) is associated with significant less postoperative morbidity. It hasExpand
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Clinical practice guideline: tonsillitis I. Diagnostics and nonsurgical management
AbstractMore than 120,000 patients are treated annually in Germany to resolve repeated episodes of acute tonsillitis. Therapy is aiming at symptom regression, avoidance of complications, reduction inExpand
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Clinical practice guideline: tonsillitis II. Surgical management
AbstractIn 2013, a total of 84,332 patients had undergone extracapsular tonsillectomies (TE) and 11,493 a tonsillotomy (TT) procedure in Germany. While the latter is increasingly performed, theExpand
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Extranasopharyngeal angiofibroma revisited
  • J. Windfuhr, J. Vent
  • Medicine
  • Clinical otolaryngology : official journal of ENT…
  • 1 February 2018
Angiofibromas in the head and neck region usually arise in the nasopharynx, but may also occur elsewhere. This study aims at evaluating the incidence and clinical features of extranasopharyngealExpand
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Cyfra 21-1 as a tumor marker for follow-up of patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the oropharynx.
UNLABELLED The aim of this study was to evaluate the importance and potential of Cyfra 21-1 as a tumor marker (TM) for follow-up of patients with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of oropharynx. Expand
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