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1 Objective approach for fending off the sublingual immunotherapy placebo effect in subjects with pollenosis: double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

2 Development of rhinitis may be an indicator for the persistence of childhood asthma International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology , April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

3 Routine post-operative intensive care is not necessary for children with obstructive sleep apnea at high risk after adenotonsillectomy International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology , April 17, 2014    Review Article

4 Osteoradionecrosis--A review of current concepts in defining the extent of the disease and a new classification proposal British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, April 17, 2014    Review Article

5 Management of pseudoaneurysm of internal carotid artery in post-irradiated nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients The Laryngoscope, April 17, 2014    Review Article

6 Minimal invasive biopsy of intraconal expansion by PET/CT/MRI image-guided navigation: A new method Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

7 Apriori feasibility testing of randomized clinical trial design in patients with cleft deformities and Class III malocclusion International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology , April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

8 Medical tongue piercing - development and evaluation of a surgical protocol and the perception of procedural discomfort of the participants Full Text Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

9 Long-term effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in unilateral tinnitus The Laryngoscope, April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

10 Intratympanic gentamicin as a treatment for drop attacks in patients with Meniere's Disease The Laryngoscope, April 17, 2014    Review Article

11 Associations between BMI and fat taste sensitivity in humans Chemical Senses, April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

12 The mutational spectrum of squamous-cell carcinoma of the head and neck: Targetable genetic events and clinical impact Annals of Oncology, April 17, 2014    Review Article

13 Transoral parathyroid surgery--a new alternative or nonsense? Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery, April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

14 Extracranial vascular anomalies (hemangiomas and vascular malformations) in children and adolescents – Diagnosis, clinic, and therapy Laryngo-Rhino-Otologie, April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

15 Branchio-oto-renal syndrome: A comprehensive review based on a nationwide surveillance in Japan Pediatrics International, April 17, 2014    Review Article

16 A retrospective analysis on the proper size of tissue expanders to treat scalp lesions Full Text Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Global Open, April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

17 Prediction of frequency-specific hearing threshold using chirp auditory brainstem response in infants with hearing losses International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology , April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

18 Psychometric properties of a revised Danish translation of the international outcome inventory for hearing aids (IOI-HA) International Journal of Audiology, April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

19 Repositioning nystagmus: prognostic usefulness? Acta Oto-Laryngologica , April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

20 Differentiation of human neural progenitor cell-derived spiral ganglion-like neurons: a time-lapse video study Acta Oto-Laryngologica , April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

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Nefopam + paracetamol effective post-operative analgesia

As published in Minerva Medica, the effective post-operative analgesic doses of nefopan, paracetamol, and combined nefopam + paracetamol were determined. The study involved 90 adults who underwent tonsillectomies. The effective doses of nefopam, paracetamol, and combined nefopam + paracetamol were 21.7 mg, 628 mg, and 8.9 mg + 265 mg (synergistic), respectively.

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Topical ketamine and tramadol reduce post-operative tonsillectomy pain

As published in Pediatric Anesthesia, the application of topical ketamine (20 mg) or tramadol (0.8 ml) to the tonsillar fossae for 5 min following tonsillectomy in children (n=60) reduced pain and the requirement for rescue analgesia.

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Hay fever and asthma reduce risk of CRC incidence and mortality

As published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, patients with hay fever and asthma have a reduced risk of colorectal mortality (RR = 0.79-0.90) and colorectal incidence (RR = 0.90).

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1 Vitamins A, C, and E and selenium in the treatment of idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, February 12, 2014

2 A trial of treatment for acute otorrhea in children with tympanostomy tubes New England Journal of Medicine, February 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

3 Causes of failure in endoscopic frontal sinus surgery in chronic rhinosinusitis patients International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology, March 12, 2014

4 Impact of intranasal sodium hyaluronate on the short-term quality of life of patients undergoing functional endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology, March 4, 2014
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5 Postoperative outcomes in Coblation versus electrocautery tonsillectomies International Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, March 12, 2014    Free full text

6 Azithromycin add-on therapy in high-risk postendoscopic sinus surgery patients failing corticosteroid irrigations: A clinical practice audit The American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy, March 28, 2014    Review Article

7 Efficacy and safety of sublingual immunotherapy in children aged 3-13 years with allergic rhinitis The American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy, March 26, 2014

8 Guidelines to decrease unanticipated hospital admission following adenotonsillectomy in the pediatric population International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology , January 6, 2014    Clinical Guideline

9 Modification of the Lund Kennedy endoscopic scoring system improves its reliability and correlation with patient reported outcome measures The Laryngoscope, March 11, 2014

10 Staphylococcus aureus superantigens are associated with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps: a meta-analysis European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, March 10, 2014

11 Association of tea consumption and the risk of oral cancer: A meta-analysis Oral Oncology , January 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

12 Comparison of nasal hyperosmolar xylitol and xylometazoline solutions on quality of life in patients with inferior turbinate hypertrophy secondary to nonallergic rhinitis International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology, February 28, 2014

13 Post-tonsillectomy morbidities: Randomised, prospective controlled clinical trial of cold dissection versus thermal welding tonsillectomy The Journal of Laryngology & Otology, March 7, 2014

14 The fate of chronic rhinosinusitis sufferers after maximal medical therapy International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology, March 11, 2014

15 Active or passive exposure to tobacco smoking and allergic rhinitis, allergic dermatitis, and food allergy in adults and children: a systematic review and meta-analysis PLoS Medicine, March 13, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

16 Clinical indicators that predict the presence of moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea after adenotonsillectomy in children American Journal of Otolaryngology, March 4, 2014

17 Viruses and Oral Cancer. Is there a link? Microbes and Infection, March 14, 2014

18 Oral antibiotics and the management of chronic sinusitis: What do we know? Current Opinion in Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, January 13, 2014

19 Therapeutic effectiveness of endoscopic vidian neurectomy for the treatment of vasomotor rhinitis Acta Oto-Laryngologica , February 28, 2014

20 Corticosteroids and vestibular exercises in vestibular neuritis single-blind randomized clinical trial JAMA Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery, March 19, 2014

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