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Genetics of hereditary head and neck paragangliomas
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The purpose of this study was to give an overview on hereditary syndromes associated with head and neck paragangliomas (HNPGs) and to provide an overview of current treatments for these disorders. Expand
Descending Necrotizing Mediastinitis: Contemporary Trends in Etiology, Diagnosis, Management, and Outcome
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Although DNM remains an aggressive infection with high morbidity, a favorable outcome can now be obtained in 85% of patients, even with this selective approach, according to a retrospective study based on the management of 45 patients with DNM. Expand
Revision Surgery Due to Magnet Dislocation in Cochlear Implant Patients: An Emerging Complication
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It is underlines that MRI examination is the main cause of magnet dislocation in cochlear implant (CI) recipients requiring magnet revision surgery for treatment and recommends X-ray examination after MRI to determine magnet dislocated and avoid major complications in all cases reporting pain during or after MRI. Expand
[Is surgery of the inner nose indicated before tympanoplasty? Effects of nasal obstruction and reconstruction on the eustachian tube].
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Dysfunction of the Eustachian tube frequently occurs in patients with deviation of the nasal septum and the conchae and it is suggested that septoplasty before tympanoplasty may be useful in cases with severe nasal pathology or chronic infection of the nose or the nasopharynx, if this is accompanied by poor tubal function. Expand
Identification of pancreas necrosis in severe acute pancreatitis: imaging procedures versus clinical staging.
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It is concluded that the contrast enhanced computed tomography is an aid in deciding on conservative or surgical treatment in a case of acute pancreatitis and ultrasound does not appear to be an adequate method for determining pancreatic necrosis. Expand
Spectrum of Hearing Disorders and Their Management in Children With CHARGE Syndrome
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Careful planning of the treatment of CHARGE syndrome patients with sensorineural hearing loss can lead to auditory benefit without increasing surgical complications, and Cochlear implantation is indicated after critical assessment. Expand
Giant-Cell Reparative Granuloma of the Temporal Bone: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
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The case of a young woman with a very large GCRG of the right temporal bone is reported and the clinical picture, differential diagnosis, histologic evaluation, appearance on computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging, and treatment options are discussed. Expand
The New Mid-Scala Electrode Array: A Radiologic and Histologic Study in Human Temporal Bones
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The newly developed midscala (MS) electrode seems to fulfill reliable atraumatic intracochlear placement via RW and cochleostomy approaches, serving as a potential quality control instrument in human implantation. Expand
Results of Exploratory Tympanotomy following Sudden Unilateral Deafness and its Effects on Hearing Restoration
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A retrospective study of pre-, intra-, and postoperative findings in 97 patients who had undergone exploratory tympanotomy after the onset of sudden and severe unilateral deafness found that routine EXT was indeed beneficial for these patients, and it was associated with a very low surgical complication rate. Expand
Paraganglioma as a systemic syndrome: pitfalls and strategies.
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Tumours of the neuroendocrine system in the head and neck region are mostly paragangliomas of the glomus tympanicum or jugulare, or of the carotid body, and the coexistence of multiple paragANGliomas seems to be rare. Expand
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