The Official Publication of the Canadian Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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The Journal of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, on BioMed Central’s publishing platform, is an open access, peer-reviewed journal publishing on all aspects and sub-specialties of otolaryngology-head & neck surgery, including pediatric and geriatric otolaryngology, rhinology & anterior skull base surgery, otology/neurotology, facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, head & neck oncology, and maxillofacial rehabilitation, as well as a broad range of related topics.
Dr. Douglas Chepeha, University of Toronto, TORONTO, ON
Dr. Brian Rotenberg, Western University, LONDON, ON
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Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is the second most common malignancy of the salivary glands, accounting for ~ 1% of malignant tumors of the head and neck region and 10% of salivary gland neoplasms. Predicting t…
Citation:Journal of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery 2020 49:48
Homeless individuals frequently experience poor access to healthcare, delayed clinical presentation, and higher disease burden. Providing subspecialty otolaryngology care to this population can be challenging….
Citation:Journal of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery 2020 49:47
Epidemiological trends of head and neck Cancer survivors in Alberta: towards improved understanding of the burden of disease
With an increase in the incidence of human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) and more favourable survival outcomes, there is now a population of head and neck cancer…
Citation:Journal of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery 2020 49:46
Neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) is a rare genetic disease involving multiple tumors of the central and peripheral nervous systems. Most patients with NF2 have bilateral vestibular schwannomas; nonvestibular sch…
Citation:Journal of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery 2020 49:45
The purpose of this study is to determine if removal of ethmoid cell septations as commonly performed in endoscopic sinus surgery leads to a change in orbital wall fracture patterns and the force required to c…
Citation:Journal of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery 2020 49:44
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.
Citation:Journal of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery 2020 49:43
The impact of a quality management program for patients undergoing head and neck resection with free-flap reconstruction: longitudinal study examining sustainability
Care pathways (CPs) are helpful in reducing unwanted variation in clinical care. Most studies of CPs show they improve clinical outcomes but there is little known about the long-term impact of CPs as part of a…
Citation:Journal of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery 2020 49:42
Designing and integrating a quality management program for patients undergoing head and neck resection with free-flap reconstruction
Care pathways (CPs) offer a proven method of systematically improving patient care. CPs are particularly helpful in complex clinical conditions where variation in care is a problem such as patients undergoing …
Citation:Journal of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery 2020 49:41
Endoscopic myringoplasty: comparison of double layer cartilage-perichondrium graft and single fascia grafting
To compare surgical results of endoscopic myringoplasty using double layer cartilage-perichondrium grafts versus single fascia grafts.
Citation:Journal of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery 2020 49:40
Telephone consultations with otolaryngology – head and neck surgery reduced emergency visits and specialty consultations in northern Alberta
RAAPID (Referral, Access, Advice, Placement, Information, and Destination) is a 24-h call center in Alberta, Canada, facilitating urgent telephone consultations between physicians and specialists. We evaluated…
Citation:Journal of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery 2020 49:39
Surgical correction of caudal septal deviation is a technically challenging step of functional rhinoplasty. Multiple surgical techniques have been described in the literature but comparing the efficacy of each…
Citation:Journal of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery 2020 49:38
Brain-derived nerve growth factor (BDNF) plays an important role in cochlear development so it is plausible that it could restore hearing loss if delivered directly into the cochlea. We wished to confirm our p…
Citation:Journal of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery 2020 49:37
Injection augmentation and endoscopic repair of type 1 laryngeal clefts: development of a management algorithm
To describe indications for injection augmentation (IA), endoscopic repair (ER) and conservative methods for the management of type 1 laryngeal cleft (LC1) and propose a management algorithm. We also aimed to …
Citation:Journal of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery 2020 49:49
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Dr. Douglas Chepeha, Co-Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Chepeha is a staff physician at the University Health Network and a Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Toronto; he is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Michigan. He currently serves on a number of administrative committees locally and internationally, such as the American Head and Neck Society Head and Neck Reconstruction Committee and the NRG Oncology Head and Neck Cancer General Committee and Surgical Subcommittee. Dr. Chepeha’s research interests relate to clinical and translational questions in head and neck oncology and microvascular reconstructive surgery, with a particular focus on clinical trials, epidemiology, and multidisciplinary, prospective clinical research. He is extensively published with over 150 papers in peer-reviewed journals.
Dr Brian Rotenberg, Editor-in-Chief
Dr Rotenberg is Associate Professor of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry in Western Univeristy (London, Ontario) and Program Director for the residency program. He obtained his MD degree at University of Toronto, as well as Royal College certification in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. He is dual fellowship trained in sinonasal surgery and pediatric surgery, both from University of Melbourne (Australia), and joined the faculty at Western University in 2007. He is a founding member of the International Surgical Sleep Society and is now sits on the society’s Executive Board. Dr. Rotenberg is the outgoing Scientific Chair of the Canadian Society of Otolaryngology. He is an invited speaker nationally and internationally on topics relating to sleep apnea and rhinology and has more than 100 peer reviewed publications and book chapters as well as funded research grants to study both sleep surgery and sinonasal research.
Dr. Maggie Aron, University of British Columbia, VANCOUVER, BC
Dr. Vincent Biron, University of Alberta, EDMONTON, AB
Dr. Jason Chan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HONG KONG
Dr. Chris Diamond, University of British Columbia, VANCOUVER, BC
Dr. André Isaac, University of Alberta, EDMONTON, AB
Dr. Caroline Jeffery, University of Alberta, EDMONTON, AB
Dr. Simon Kirby, Memorial University, ST. JOHN’S, NL
Dr. Karen Kost, McGill University, MONTREAL, QC
Dr. R. Jun Lin, University of Toronto, TORONTO, ON
Dr. Tamara Mijovic, McGill University, MONTREAL, QC
Dr. Corey Moore, Western University, LONDON, ON
Dr. Dan O’Connell, University of Alberta, EDMONTON, AB
Dr. Matt Rigby, Dalhousie University, HALIFAX, NS
Dr. Praby Singh, University of Toronto, TORONTO, ON
Dr. Leigh Sowerby, Western University, LONDON, ON
Dr. Han Zhang, McMaster University, HAMILTON, ON
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