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Objective: The objective of this work is to obtain validity evidence for an evaluation instrument used to assess the performance level of a mastoidectomy. The instrument has been previously described and had been formulated by a multi-institutional consortium....

["Otorhinolaryngology","Science and Medical Education","Statistics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2954v1
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A method for rating surgical performance of a mastoidectomy procedure that is shown to apply universally across teaching institutions has not yet been devised. This work describes the development of a rating instrument created from a multi-institutional consortium....

["Otorhinolaryngology","Surgery and Surgical Specialties"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2931v1
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Objectives. The objective of this study is to compare the impact of early and late reconstruction of complete unilateral cleft lip and palate on the growth and development of the front of the dentoalveolar arch. Methods. This study was carried out in the years...

["Dentistry","Otorhinolaryngology","Pediatrics","Surgery and Surgical Specialties"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1402v1
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Hearing loss affects as much as 5% of the global human population and its negative consequences, often exacerbated by cultural bias or distributive injustice, include delayed cognitive and language development, learning deficits and poor academic performance, chronic...

["Epidemiology","Global Health","Otorhinolaryngology","Public Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.378v1
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Pendred syndrome (PDS) and DFNB4 comprise a phenotypic spectrum of sensorineural hearing loss disorders that typically result from biallelic mutations of the SLC26A4 gene. Although PDS and DFNB4 are recessively inherited, sequencing of the coding regions and splice...

["Genetics","Medical Genetics","Otorhinolaryngology","Pathology","Pediatrics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.275v1
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Macroglossia is defined as an abnormal enlargement of the tongue that predominantly affects pediatric patients and is not frequent in adult patients. Hypothyroidism and hyperpituitarism may cause macroglossia in adults. In addition, infiltration of the tongue by...

["Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Emergency and Critical Care","Otorhinolaryngology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.99v1
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