PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY
Despite the worldwide availability of endoscope in otology, it still has not replaced the microscopic surgery as it has for nose surgery. In 2008, we administered a questionnaire on the preference of using otoscopes in Korea. In light of the worldwide availability of endoscopic ear surgery, we have now conducted a more detailed survey to determine if this preference has changed over 8years.
Temporal bone encephalomeningoceles are uncommon clinical entities that can be challenging to diagnose and treat. Common presenting complaints include symptoms of aural fullness, hearing loss, clear otorrhea and meningitis. Common etiologies are chronic middle ear disease and trauma. A significant proportion of cases are spontaneous, which occurs in relation to benign intracranial hypertension. Normal pressure hydrocephalus associated with temporal bone encepahomeningoceles has not been previously described.
Determine whether marital status is a significant predictor of survival in human papillomavirus-positive oropharyngeal cancer.
Department of Otolaryngology. Civil Hospital, Karachi -Pakistan
Dr. Muhammad Umar Farooq
M.B.B.S., D.L.O., F.C.P.S., F.I.C.S., F.R.C.S. London