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Creation and Validation of the Singing Voice Handicap Index
Objectives: We developed and validated a disorder-specific health status instrument (Singing Voice Handicap Index; SVHI) for use in patients with singing problems. Methods: Prospective instrumentExpand
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Tissue ablation by a free-electron laser tuned to the amide II band
EFFORTS to ablate soft tissue with conventional lasers have been limited by collateral damage and by concern over potential photochemical effects1–5. Motivated by the thermal-confinement model6, pastExpand
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Patterns of care for cancer of the larynx in the United States.
OBJECTIVE To assess case-mix characteristics, treatment patterns, and outcomes for laryngeal cancer using the largest series of patients to date. DESIGN Analyses performed on retrospectivelyExpand
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Voice-Related Quality of Life in T1 Glottic Cancer: Irradiation versus Endoscopic Excision
Objectives: Several studies have explored posttreatment voice outcomes for early glottic cancer with varying results. To further clarify the voice-related quality of life (QOL) of T1 glottic cancerExpand
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Operative Techniques in Laryngology
Clinical Evaluation of Laryngeal Disorders.- Anatomy and Physiology of the Larynx.- Principles of Clinical Evaluation for Voice Disorders.- Videostroboscopy and Dynamic Voice Evaluation with FlexibleExpand
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Vocal Fold Paralysis following the Anterior Approach to the Cervical Spine
The anterior cervical approach is commonly used for access to the cervical spine. Vocal fold paralysis (VFP), a complication of this approach, is underrepresented in the literature. A review of theExpand
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Computer-assisted surgical techniques: a vision for the future of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.
Our specialty relies increasingly on technologic advancements and increased knowledge of pathophysiology at the cellular and molecular level; these trends will continue. The consequences in theExpand
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Burnout in Residents of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery: A National Inquiry into the Health of Residency Training
Purpose To characterize resident burnout on a national scale with a large sample size and to identify associated modifiable factors to minimize burnout and improve the quality of residency education.Expand
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Burnout in Academic Chairs of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery
Background: Burnout can be characterized by a low degree of personal accomplishment and a high degree of emotional exhaustion and depersonalization using the Maslach Burnout Inventory–Human ServicesExpand
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Burnout in Academic Faculty of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
Objective/Hypothesis: To characterize burnout in academic faculty of otolaryngology—head and neck surgery. To identify associated modifiable factors to reduce burnout and improve the health of theExpand
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