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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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

  • 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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Postoperative effects of bilateral sphenopalatine ganglion blockade in septorhinoplasty operations; double-blind randomized clinical trial
Erhan Gökçek, Gunay Kozan

  • Sphenopalatine ganglion blockade was very effective in postoperative pain control after septorhinoplasty operations.

  • Sphenopalatine ganglion blockade resulted in less analgesic drug consumption after septorhinoplasty operations.

  • Sphenopalatine ganglion blockade was not effective in postoperative nausea and vomiting after septorhinoplasty operations.

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Surgical treatment and prognosis of recurrent and radiotherapy insensitive nasopharyngeal carcinoma
Yanming Zhao, Jugao Fang, Qi Zhong, Jiamin Zhang, Jiaming Chen, Lizhen Hou, Ru Wang

  • The treatment of recurrent or some pathological types of NPC is full of challenges.

  • The surgical treatment has a good therapeutic effect on NPC.

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Vol. 89. Issue 6.
(November - December 2023)
The proliferation of medical schools in Brazil: a threat to the quality of medical education?
José Eduardo Lutaif Dolci
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2023;89:101354
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Mapping of SARS-CoV-2 in Waldeyer’s lymphatic ring and visceral biopsies: the age and the illness duration’s impact
Jose Ramón Alba, Enrique Zapater, Cristina Martin, Dolores Ocete, Alfonso Gonzalez-Cruz, Angel Angel-de-Miguel, Carolina Ferrer, Natsuki Oishi
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2023;89:101317

  • Disease interval and age were associated with RT-PCR positive in multiple organs.

  • In older and those with a shorter disease interval: greater number of positive.

  • In Waldeyer’s ring tissue and lung both factors are statistically significant.

  • After 30 days, PCR+ has steel been detected in the lungs and Waldeyer’s tissue.

  • RT-PCR+ in the lung and Waldeyer’s tissue, even after 65 days.

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Efficacy and predictors of success on laryngomalacia surgery: experience from a tertiary pediatric care center in Brazil
Renata Loss Drummond, Rita Carolina Pozzer Krumenauer Padoin, Bárbara Duarte Salgueiro, José Faibes Lubianca Neto
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2023;89:101315

  • A sample of 75 children with severe laryngomalacia undergone supraglottoplasty.

  • The global success rate of the surgery on the first month was 77%.

  • It was associated with low morbidity: no complications were found.

  • Comorbidities and synchronous airway lesions reduced the surgical success rate.

  • Gastroesophageal reflux was not shown to be a predictor of a poor surgical result.

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A new treatment for cervical dizziness
Cesar Bertoldo Garcia, Nedison Gomes Paim Alves, Roseli Saraiva Moreira Bittar
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2023;89:101321

  • Dizziness is related to pain in patients diagnosed with Cervical Dizziness (CD).

  • Dizziness is related to muscle tension asymmetry in the CD.

  • The new treatment with carbon nanotubes is effective in treating patients with CD.

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Mateus Morais Aires, Daniela de Vasconcelos, Jonia Alves Lucena, Adriana de Oliveira Camargo Gomes, Bruno Teixeira de Moraes
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2023;89:22-9
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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.