Collections in this community

Recent Submissions

  • Ebook  Acesso aberto

    O Guia do Laringectomizado para a Pandemia de COVID-19 

    Brook, Itzhak (2020-11-09)
    Este e-book de acesso livre traz informações valiosas de como pessoas laringectomizadas e traqueostomizadas devem lidar com a pandemia COVID-19. Como ele, os pacientes receberão dicas de como prevenir a infecção pelo ...
  • Tese de Doutorado 

    Microrretalho bipediculado de mucosa cordal em fonomicrocirurgia: estudo experimental em laringes humanas excisadas 

    Kinchoku, Vanessa Mika (2020-04-02)
    INTRODUÇÃO: A fonomicrocirurgia evoluiu ao longo dos anos à medida que se aprofundou os conhecimentos sobre anatomia e fisiologia da laringe, porém as complicações ainda são inevitáveis. Uma das possíveis complicações é a ...
  • Ebook  Aberto

    Voice and Swallowing Disorders 

    Ahmed, Monjur (IntechOpen, 2020)
    The purpose of writing this book is to discuss the updated information on voice and swallowing disorders. The book has been written by international authors and experts in this field. You will find not only clinical aspects ...
  • Ebook  Aberto

    Oral Diseases 

    Anil, Sukumaran; Ostwani, Alaa Eddin Omar Al (IntechOpen, 2020)
    Oral diseases are one of the more common non-communicable health diseases. They pose a major health burden for many countries and affect people throughout their lifetime causing pain, discomfort, disfigurement, and even ...
  • Ebook  Aberto

    Maxillofacial Surgery and Craniofacial Deformity 

    Almasri, Mazen Ahmad (IntechOpen, 2020)
    The aim of the book “Maxillofacial Surgery and Craniofacial Deformity - Practices and Updates” was to collect various aspects of facial and cranial deformities in one single textbook in order to have a systematic way of ...
  • Ebook  Aberto

    Current Treatment of Cleft Lip and Palate 

    Gülşen, Ayşe (IntechOpen, 2020)
    Non-syndromic cleft lip and palate patients have the most common congenital anomalies that affect the middle and lower part of the face, and which impair aesthetic integrity. These anomalies also affect basic functions ...
  • Artigo 

    Revaluing the role of the tongue in obstructive sleep apnea 

    Cahali, Michel Burihan (J Bras Pneumol. 2019 Sep 5;45(4):e20190208. doi: 10.1590/1806-3713/e20190208., 2019-09)
    Since the earliest descriptions of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), researchers have been struggling to determine the location and pattern of airway collapse in this disease. From the early general notion of upper airway ...
  • Artigo 

    Palatopharyngeus muscle: the key in the pharyngoplasty surgeries for obstructive sleep apnea 

    Sennes, Luiz Ubirajara (Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 Jul - Aug;85(4):397-398. doi: 10.1016/j.bjorl.2019.04.001., 2019-08)
    Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a highly prevalent disease about which we still have little knowledge. Its pathophysiology is complex, involving multiple anatomic and functional mechanisms. CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway ...
  • Artigo 

    Contributions of the Melanopsin-Expressing Ganglion Cells, Cones, and Rods to the Pupillary Light Response in Obstructive Sleep Apnea. 

    Duque–Chica, Gloria L.; Gracitelli, Carolina P. B.; Moura, Ana L. A.; Nagy, Balázs V.; Vidal, Kallene S.; Melo, Geraldine de; Paranhos Junior, Augusto; Cahali, Michel Burihan; Ventura, Dora F. (Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2019 Jul 1;60(8):3002-3012. doi: 10.1167/iovs.19-26944., 2019-07)
    PURPOSE: To investigate the impact of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) on the contribution of inner and outer retinal photoreceptors to the pupillary light response (PLR). METHODS: Ninety-three eyes from 27 patients with OSA ...
  • Artigo 

    Comparative study on liposomal amphotericin B and other therapies in the treatment of mucosal leishmaniasis: A 15-year retrospective cohort study 

    Santos, Carolina Rocio; Tuon, Felipe Francisco; Cieslinski, Juliette; Souza, Regina Maia de; Imamura, Rui; Amato, Valdir Sabbaga (PLoS One. 2019 Jun 26;14(6):e0218786. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0218786., 2019-06)
    BACKGROUND: Liposomal amphotericin B (L-AMB) has been used for mucosal leishmaniasis (ML), but comparative studies on L-AMB and other drugs used for the treatment of ML have not been conducted. The present study aimed to ...
  • Artigo 

    Cephalometric and Pharyngometric Evaluation in Snoring Children with Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Adenotonsillar Hypertrophy Under an Orthodontic or Orthopedic Treatment 

    Nunes Junior, Walter Ribeiro; Gozal, David; Di Francesco, Renata Cantisani (J Child Sci. 2019;9:e68–e74. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1692987, 2019-06)
    Altered craniofacial growth has been implicated in sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) in children. The authors aimed to evaluate the cephalometric measurements and pharyngeal dimensions related to SDB in snoring children ...
  • Artigo 

    Effects of diode laser setting for laryngeal surgery in a rabbit model 

    Arroyo-Ramos, Helena Hotz; Neri, Larissa; Mancini, Marilia Wellichan; Duarte Neto, Amaro Nunes; Mauad, Thais; Imamura, Rui (Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 May;276(5):1431-1438. doi: 10.1007/s00405-019-05344-5., 2019-05)
    PURPOSE: To study the damaging effect of different diode laser settings on vocal folds 7 days after injury in a rabbit model. METHODS: Twenty-one male New Zealand white rabbits were randomized into three groups with seven ...
  • Artigo 

    LwPTL: a novel classification for upper airway collapse in sleep endoscopies. 

    Elsobki, Ahmed; Cahali, Michel Burihan; Kahwagi, Mohamed (Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 May - Jun;85(3):379-387. doi: 10.1016/j.bjorl.2019.01.010., 2019-05)
    INTRODUCTION: There is no consensus on a single classification system for the obstructive findings in drug-induced sleep endoscopy. Previous classification systems have neglected to address the upper retropalatal obstruction, ...
  • Artigo 

    Fundamental Frequency in Excised Human Larynges after Anterior Glottic Web Formation of Various Extents. 

    Pinheiro, Thais Gonçalves; Ishikawa, Camila Cristina; Imamura, Rui; Frizzarini, Ronaldo; Montagnoli, Arlindo Neto; Tsuji, Domingos Hiroshi (Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Apr;160(4):672-678. Doi: 10.1177/0194599818813007, 2019-04)
    OBJECTIVE: To determine the effect of vocal fold anterior web formation on fundamental frequency with a cadaveric excised larynx model. STUDY DESIGN: Experimental study with excised human larynges. Setting: Academic ...
  • Artigo 

    Isolated Paresis of Laryngeal Adduction: What Are the Laryngoscopic and Stroboscopic Findings? 

    Imamura, Rui; Marcelo, Agatha M.; Tsuji, Domingos H. (Laryngoscope. 2019 Apr;129(4):919-925. doi: 10.1002/lary.27414, 2019-04)
    OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: This study aimed to describe the videolaryngostroboscopic (VLS) findings in a cohort of patients with isolated paresis of laryngeal adduction and identify predictive variables that may be related to ...
  • Tese de Doutorado 

    Efeitos da aritenoidectomia superomedial no fechamento glótico posterior incompleto provocado por assimetria posicional de aritenoides em laringes excisadas de cadáveres humanos 

    Enoki, Alexandre Minoru (2019)
    Introdução: A movimentação das cartilagens aritenoides desempenha importante função tanto na abdução quanto na adução das pregas vocais e, consequentemente, na produção da voz normal. A assimetria destas cartilagens pode ...
  • Ebook  Aberto

    Salivary Glands 

    Güvenç, Işıl Adadan (IntechOpen, 2019)
    Saliva is a complex fluid that maintains oral health and has many physiological functions. It is a noninvasive diagnostic fluid as well. Lately, salivary diagnostics has proven its potential to reach clinical practice in ...
  • Ebook  Aberto

    Saliva and Salivary Diagnostics 

    Sridharan, Gokul (IntechOpen, 2019)
    Salivary diagnostics have advanced exponentially in the past decade. Saliva collection is easy and non-invasive and allows for detecting a myriad of biomarkers, making it a promising diagnostic tool. Salivary analytes have ...
  • Ebook  Aberto

    Knowledges on Thyroid Cancer 

    Engin, Omer (IntechOpen, 2019)
    Thyroid cancer is being increasingly diagnosed nowadays. This situation has attracted the attention of scientists and physicians alike and new applications in diagnosis and treatment are being developed and used. There are ...
  • Artigo 

    Variant of the Technique for Laryngeal Microsurgery in Cases of Difficult Laryngoscopy. 

    Setton, Antonio Roberto Ferreira; D'avila, Jeferson Sampaio; Gurgel, Ricardo Queiróz; Tsuji, Domingos Hiroshi; D'avila, Daniel Vasconcelos; Góis, Carlos Rodolfo Tavares de; Meurer, Ana Taise de Oliveira; Gurgel, Helaina Peixoto (Int Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 Jan;23(1):18-24. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1660825., 2019-01)
    INTRODUCTION: Low exposure of the larynx can make laryngeal microsurgery difficult or even impossible. The application of rigid and contact endoscopy enabled oblique and retrograde angled visualization, allowing transoperative ...

View more