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1 Hearing aid use among older U.S. adults: The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005–2006 and 2009–2010 Ear and Hearing, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

2 Assessment of cytogenic damage in the form of micronuclei in oral epithelial cells in patients using smokeless and smoked form of tobacco and non-tobacco users and its relevance for oral cancer Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

3 Overexpression of EMMPRIN isoform 2 is associated with head and neck cancer metastasis PLOS ONE, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

4 Predicting hearing thresholds in occupational noise-induced hearing loss by auditory steady state responses Ear and Hearing, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

5 Endoscopic-assisted surgery for pyriform sinus fistula in children: Experience of 165 cases from a single institution Journal of Pediatric Surgery, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

6 Endoscopic excision of benign facial tumors: a decade of experience with 152 patients Annals of Plastic Surgery, April 24, 2014    Review Article

7 Chemotherapy-associated oral sequelae in patients with cancers outside the head and neck region Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

8 Postoperative stability following surgery-first orthognathic approach using intraoral vertical ramus osteotomy: 12 month follow up British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

9 Implementation of a wedged-dynamic arc therapy technique for head and neck cancer Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

10 Validation of a clinical assessment of spectral-ripple resolution for cochlear implant users Ear and Hearing, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

11 Heterogeneous calretinin expression in the avian cochlear nucleus angularis Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

12 Loudness perception affected by early age hearing loss Hearing Research , April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

13 The serological profiles of subgroup of primary Sjögrens syndrome correlation with the clinical features of parotid glands Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

14 Tissue-engineered tracheal reconstruction using three-dimensionally printed artificial tracheal graft: preliminary report Artificial Organs, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

15 Hearing in middle age: A population snapshot of 40- to 69-year olds in the United Kingdom Ear and Hearing, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

16 A facegram for spatial–temporal analysis of facial excursion: Applicability in the microsurgical reanimation of long-standing paralysis and pretransplantation Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

17 Single stage surgery for contouring the prominent mandibular angle with a broad chin deformity: En-bloc Mandibular Angle-Body-Chin Curved Ostectomy (MABCCO) and Outer Cortex Grinding (OCG) Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

18 Auditory impairments in HIV-infected individuals in Tanzania Ear and Hearing, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

19 Risk factors, lipid profile, and histopathological study of oral cancers in Kolar district: A case-control study Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

20 Surgical correction of microstomia in a patient with antilaminin 332 mucous membrane pemphigoid Annals of Plastic Surgery, April 24, 2014

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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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