Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology (English Edition)
ISSN: 1808-8694

The Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology aims to provide timely information for physicians and scientists focused on otorhinolaryngology and head and neck disorders, including contemporary, ethical, clinically relevant information in:

- General otolaryngology;
- Head and neck surgery;
- Respiratory sleep disorders;
- Allergy/rhinology;
- Otology/neurotology;
- Laryngology/broncho-esophagology;
- Pediatric otolaryngology;
- Cranio-facial surgery;
- Skull base surgery;
- Head and neck oncology;
- Phoniatrics;
- Upper airway related diseases;
- Facial plastics and reconstructive surgery.

The journal is the official peer-reviewed open access scientific publication of the Brazilian Association of Otorhinolaryngology and Cervicofacial Surgery (ABORL-CCF).

All articles will be published under the CC-BY license (Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International) with copyright owned by the ABORL-CCF.

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Please note that articles submitted as of May 1, 2022, which are accepted for publication will be subject to a fee (Article Publishing Charge, APC) payment by the author or research funder to cover the costs associated with publication.

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Translation, cultural adaptation, and validation of the NOSE-Perf scale to Brazilian Portuguese
Fabio Portella Gazmenga, Mariana Dalbo Contrera Toro, Fabio Lau, Arthur Jose Roque Cruz, Elaine Costa, Michael J. Marino, Eulalia Sakano

  • NOSE-Perf scale quantifies symptoms resulting from nasal septal perforation.

  • The Portuguese version of the NOSE-perf scale showed internal consistency.

  • The NOSE-Perf scale translation showed good reliability parameters.

  • The proposed instrument is valid for measuring nasal septal perforation symptoms.

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Uncorrected Proof. Available online 17 May 2024
Global trends in the research on older population dizziness/vertigo: a 20-year bibliometric and visualization analysis
Xiang Li, Chao Wei, Xiang Gao, Jie Sun, Jianhong Yang

  • Dizziness and vertigo are one of the most common complaints in the elderly.

  • Management, gait, and association is hot topics in older population dizziness/vertigo.

  • The etiology of many older population dizziness/vertigo patients is unknown.

  • Unexplained older population dizziness may be associated with cerebral small vessel disease.

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Non-invasive treatments improve patient outcomes in chronic tinnitus: a systematic review and network meta-analysis
Tingting Lu, Qingxin Wang, Ziyan Gu, Zefang Li, Zhaojun Yan

  • We searched PubMed, Embase and Cochrane Library databases.

  • This study included 22 randomized controlled trials with a total of 2354 patients.

  • Acoustic therapy combined with cognitive behavior can treat chronic tinnitus.

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Uncorrected Proof. Available online 3 May 2024
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Vol. 90. Issue 2.
(March - April 2024)
Chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps: changing expectations
Otavio B. Piltcher
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2024;90:101415
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Exploring the impact of inflammatory endotypes on olfactory function and quality of life in chronic rhinosinusitis patients
Nájla Nonis Zucoloto, Felipe Silva de Aguiar, Natália Medeiros Dias Lopes, Ellen Cristine Duarte Garcia, Fabrizio Ricci Romano, Thiago Freire Pinto Bezerra, Wilma Terezinha Anselmo Lima, Marco Aurélio Fornazieri
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2024;90:101364

  • Type 2 Chronic Rhinosinusitis (CRS) had more severe disease.

  • Type 2 CRS had worse olfactory function.

  • Type 2 CRS had lower quality of life.

  • Type 2 CRS presented higher Lund-Mackay and Lund-Kennedy scores than non-type 2.

  • Furthermore, type 2 CRS had a higher prevalence of nasal polyps, asthma, and NERD.

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Utility of a clinical risk scale to predict the requirement of advanced airway management in patients with a diagnosis of deep neck abscess
Juan Carlos Méndez Gutiérrez, Luis García-Covarrubias, Arturo Reding-Bernal, Héctor A. Velázquez Chong, Diana F. Fernández Ángel, Aldo García Covarrubias, Juan Carlos Hernández-Rivera
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2024;90:101360

  • Deep neck abscesses are one of the most dangerous emergencies in otolaryngology.

  • The principal complication in deep neck abscesses is airway obstruction.

  • It is difficult to predict which patients will require Advance Airway Management.

  • Some factors have been used to create scales to stratify the risk of complications.

  • The benefit of a risk scale is to prevent requirement of advanced airway management.

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Effects of Metabolic Syndrome and its components on the postoperative recurrence in Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyps’ patients
Yu Chen, Tiansheng Wang, Ru Gao, Fengjun Wang
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2024;90:101371

  • MetS increased the risk of postoperative recurrence in CRSwNP.

  • Recurrence risk increases with an increasing number of components.

  • Allergic rhinitis as a potential risk factor for CRSwNP recurrence.

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Call for papers
Guest editors: Luiz Kowalski; Leandro Matos; Alan Roger Santos-Silva
Submission deadline 04 de June del 2024
Guest editors: Luiz Kowalski; Leandro Matos; Alan Roger Santos-Silva
Submission deadline 01 de July del 2024
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Toshiyuki Akama, Takeshi Tsuda, Kazuya Takeda, Hiroshi Nishimura
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Articles submitted as of May 1, 2022, which are accepted for publication will be subject to a fee (Article Publishing Charge, APC) payment by the author or research funder to cover the costs associated with publication. By submitting the manuscript to this journal, the authors agree to these terms. All manuscripts must be submitted in English.. Os artigos submetidos a partir de 1º de maio de 2022, que forem aceitos para publicação estarão sujeitos a uma taxa (Article Publishing Charge, APC) a ser paga pelo autor para cobrir os custos associados à publicação. Ao submeterem o manuscrito a esta revista, os autores concordam com esses termos. Todos os manuscritos devem ser submetidos em inglês.