Patorn Piromchai

7Sanguansak Thanaviratananich
3Pornthep Kasemsiri
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BACKGROUND Invasive fungal rhinosinusitis with orbital complications (IFSwOC) is a life-threatening condition. The incidence of mortality has been reported to be up to 80 percent. This study was conducted to determine the risk factors, presentations, clinical, and imaging findings that could help to manage this condition promptly. METHODS We conducted a(More)
This review describes the epidemiology and various treatments in chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) with nasal polyps (CRSwNP) and CRS without nasal polyps (CRSsNP). Evidence for short-term use of systemic corticosteroids has been shown to be favorable in CRSwNP, but still limited in CRSsNP. Topical corticosteroids improve symptom scores in both CRS subgroups.(More)
INTRODUCTION Foreign bodies in the external auditory canal are common in both adults and children. Removal of the foreign body requires skill, but is usually successfully performed in the emergency department. We report a case of a child with a bullet in ear canal which was pushed into the middle ear during an attempt to remove it. CASE PRESENTATION A(More)
BACKGROUND Rhinoplasty is the most common operation performed by our facial plastic surgery unit. Recognition of patients with psychological problems which may result in an unfavourable post-operative outcome is essential. The objective of this study was to evaluate the psychological status of patients seeking rhinoplasty, compared with the general(More)
BACKGROUND An acute complication of thyroidectomy is fatal hematoma, which can produce an upper airway obstruction needing immediate intubation or tracheostomy. After neck surgery, we usually apply a pressure dressing with a non-woven, adhesive fabric to reduce bleeding and fluid collection at the operative bed. We conducted a prospective, randomized,(More)
HYPOTHESIS The internal anatomy of a temporal bone could be inferred from external landmarks. BACKGROUND Mastoid surgery is an important skill that ENT surgeons need to acquire. Surgeons commonly use CT scans as a guide to understanding anatomical variations before surgery. Conversely, in cases where CT scans are not available, or in the temporal bone(More)
INTRODUCTION We introduce a rating tool that objectively evaluates the skills of surgical trainees performing cochlear implant surgery. METHODS Seven residents and seven experts performed cochlear implant surgery sessions from mastoidectomy to cochleostomy on a standardized virtual reality temporal bone. A total of twenty-eight assessment videos were(More)
—Evaluation of the outcome (end-product) of surgical procedures carried out in virtual reality environments is an essential part of simulation-based surgical training. Automated end-product assessment can be carried out by performance classifiers built from a set of expert performances. When applied to temporal bone surgery simulation, these classifiers can(More)
BACKGROUND Invasive fungal rhinosinusitis is an uncommon disease with high mortality rates. There is currently no consensus on the best treatment timing. We studied the impact of the treatment timing on the survival of patients experiencing invasive fungal rhinosinusitis. METHODS We conducted a retrospective study of patients suffering from invasive(More)