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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Articles in press

Articles in press are accepted, peer reviewed articles that are not yet assigned to volumes/issues, but are citable using DOI. More info

Rapid maxillary expansion in pediatric patients with obstructive sleep apnea: an umbrella review
Denise Fernandes Barbosa, Laura Fernandes Bana, Maria Cristina Buta Michel, Miguel Meira e Cruz, Edilson Zancanella, Almiro José Machado Júnior

  • The studies of rapid maxillary expansion in obstructive sleep apnea children's treatment are based on low-quality evidence.

  • Management decisions should be linked to the phenotype, considering outcomes beyond the apnea-hypopnea index.

  • A health policy is needed focusing on respiratory disorders prevention.

Open access
Available online 8 March 2023
Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology 2022 : reviewer thank you
Carlos Takahiro Chone, Eulalia Sakano, Mariana de Carvalho Leal Gouveia, Onivaldo Cervantes, Jose Vicente Tagliarini, Fabiana Cardoso Pereira Valera, Fayez Bahmad, Eduardo Tanaka Massuda, Osmar Mesquita de Sousa Neto, Luciano Rodrigues Neves, Jose Eduardo Lutaif Dolci, Edwin Tamashiro, Otavio Bejzman Piltcher, Edilson Zancanella
Open access
Available online 2 March 2023
Combination of Merocel sponge with Lipopolysaccharide to establish rat rhinosinusitis model
Mengmeng Sun, Junjie Yang, Jiayu Liu, Ming Jing, Leiming Zhang, Wenyu Xin

  • For the first time, a rat rhinosinusitis model was established using LPS and Merocel sponge.

  • LPS can induce nasal inflammation through TLR4 signaling pathway.

  • LPS can reduce AQP5, occludin protein expression.

Open access
Available online 2 March 2023
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Current Issue
Vol. 89. Issue 1.
Pages 1-210 (January - February 2023)
A small contribution on the history of the official implementation of the pediatric otorhinolaryngology in Brazil
Vitor Guo Chen, Shirley Shizue Nagata Pignatari, Reginaldo Raimundo Fujita
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2023;89:1-2
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Original articles
Reading and comprehension: phoniatric assessment in students with reading difficulties
Vanessa Magosso Franchi, Mônica Elisabeth Simons Guerra, Beatriz Cavalcanti Albuquerque Caiuby Novaes, Mariana Lopes Favero, Sulene Pirana
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2023;89:3-13

  • Learning difficulty.

  • Phoniatric assessment in learning disorders.

  • Phoniatrics and reading and writing learning disorders.

  • Phoniatric assessment and neurodevelopmental disorder.

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Microanatomic analyses of extratemporal facial nerve and its branches, hypoglossal nerve, sural nerve, and great auricular nerve
Ibrahim Erdim, Veysel Gurbuz, Emrah Sapmaz, Selcuk Cetin, Fikret Gevrek
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2023;89:14-21

  • The amount of interfascicular connective tissue in sensory and motor nerves.

  • Which nerve graft seems more logical for facial nerve anastomosis.

  • Axons number of great auricular nerve.

Open access
Effect of Wendler glottoplasty on voice and quality of life of transgender women
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

  • There was an increase of 47 Hz in fundamental frequency after glottoplasty.

  • There was no worsening in other acoustic measures and quality of voice.

  • Voice-related quality of life improved after surgery.

  • Glottoplasty was safe and effective for feminizing the voice of transgender women.

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Mateus Morais Aires, Daniela de Vasconcelos, Jonia Alves Lucena, Adriana de Oliveira Camargo Gomes, Bruno Teixeira de Moraes
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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.