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Three-dimensional cell culture for the study of nasal polyps
Carolina Nunes França, André Luis Lacerda Bachi, Eduardo Macoto Kosugi, Rogério Pezato, Gláucia Maria Machado Santelli, Jônatas Bussador do Amaral

  • Cells in a 3D dimensional environment are more similar to in vivo than a monolayer.

  • In 3D environment the cells remained differentiated for a longer time.

  • Nasal polyp spheroids can be used to understand CRSwNP.

Open access
Available online 17 December 2021
Phoniatric evaluation: relationships between a set of tests and academic difficulties
Carolina Christofani Sian Kencis, Beatriz Cavalcanti de A.C. Novaes

  • Relationship between tests used in the phoniatric assessment and the complaint of academic difficulties.

  • Reading, text comprehension and dictation assessment: statistically significant correlation.

  • Allows prioritizing evidence that may be more related to the complaint.

  • It does not replace a complete phoniatric assessment.

Open access
Available online 11 December 2021
Critical analysis of moderate and severe retractions in the pars tensa and pars flaccida of the tympanic membrane
Inesângela Canali, Letícia Petersen Schmidt Rosito, Vittoria Dreher Longo, Sady Selaimen da Costa

  • The literature is scarce in demonstrating the correlation between the degree of severity of retractions and the degree of hearing loss.

  • To analyse the differences in the location, the severity, and the air-bone gap of moderate and severe tympanic membrane retractions.

  • After a global analysis of the behavior these retractions, we observed the need for classifications that evaluate them globally.

  • Identification of these gaps in literature is relevant so that the focus may be shifted on these topics and proper studies may be implemented.

Open access
Available online 10 December 2021
Development and validation of a 3D laryngeal model in surgical skills training
Thiago Victal Saliba, Rui Sérgio Monteiro de Barros

  • 3D model adequate for training in laryngeal endoscopic surgery.

  • Simulation of different vocal fold lesions.

  • Learning and teaching of laryngeal microsurgery in the laboratory.

  • Surgical training with low cost, accessibility and replicability.

  • New technologies for acquiring surgical skills.

Open access
Available online 10 December 2021
Smartphone-enabled otoscopy: method evaluation in clinical practice
Fernanda Dal Bem Kravchychyn, Ana Taíse de Oliveira Meurer, Maria Helena Salgado Delamain Pupo Nogueira, Fernando Oto Balieiro, Fernando de Andrade Balsalobre, Iulo Sérgio Barauna Filho, Aldo Eden Cassol Stamm

  • The images allowed a reliable diagnosis of ear pathologies.

  • There was a high diagnostic agreement between the two evaluated methods.

  • The feasibility of using the device in clinical practice was demonstrated.

Open access
Available online 10 December 2021
Prognostic role of neutrophil lymphocyte ratio and mean platelet volume in Bell’s palsy: Comparison of diabetic and non-diabetic patients
Serhat İnan, Sabuhi Jafarov

  • NLR is a valuable prognostic indicator for diabetic and non-diabetic patients with BP.

  • NLR is significantly higher in the nonDM-BP and DM-BP groups than in healthy controls.

  • A high NLR is associated with higher stage HBS before treatment.

  • MPV is not significantly different in diabetic and non-diabetic BP patients.

  • The recovery rate according to the HBS was 90% in BP, and not affected by diabetes.

Open access
Available online 9 December 2021
Delayed vocal fold palsy caused by an undetected fish bone impacted in the tracheoesophageal groove
Daquan Wu, Meng Wang, Na Shen
Open access
Available online 8 December 2021
Changes in olfaction and taste in patients hospitalized for COVID-19 and their relationship to patient evolution during hospitalization
Pedro Antônio O.A. Gusmão, José Reinaldo C. Roveda, Ana Sophia M. Leite, Arnaldo S. Leite, Carolina C. Marinho

  • A significant number of the patients had olfaction and taste disorders.

  • Olfaction and taste disorders were markers of better clinical evolution.

  • Predictors of better evolution can help to decongest the health system.

Open access
Available online 5 December 2021
Prevalence of respiratory epithelial adenomatoid hamartomas (REAH) associated with nasal polyposis: an epidemiological study – how to diagnose
Maria Julia Abrão Issa, Vitor Ramos Ribeiro de Oliveira, Flavio Barbosa Nunes, Luís Otávio Giovanardi Vasconcelos, Luiz Felipe Bartolomeu Souza, Giancarlo Bonotto Cherobin, Roberto Eustáquio Santos Guimarães

  • Olfactory cleft enlargement and opacification suggests hamartoma.

  • Individualized anatomopathological exam of material from the olfactory cleft.

  • Material examined by experienced pathologist.

  • Almost half of the patients with Nasal Polyps have hamartomas.

Open access
Available online 27 November 2021
Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology (English Edition)

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