Special Issue "Current Opinions in Otorhinolaryngology in Japan"

A special issue of Journal of Otorhinolaryngology, Hearing and Balance Medicine (ISSN 2504-463X).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 November 2022) | Viewed by 1955

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Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Fukui, Fukui 910-1193, Japan
Interests: head and neck cancer; cell cycle; drug resistance; stemness; EMT; surgery; chemoradiotherapy
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Dear Colleagues,

The field of otolaryngology has developed through the continuous efforts of otolaryngologists around the world. Changes that have swept the field over the past decade have been particularly dramatic. In the field of otology, the widespread use of cochlear implants has dramatically improved the quality of life of people with sensorineural hearing loss. In the field of rhinology, the role of eosinophils in sinusitis is being explored continuously. Antibody applications have been developed to alleviate and mitigate symptoms dramatically. In pharyngo-laryngology, improvements in surgical procedures have progressed to improve speech and swallowing functions. For treating head and neck cancers, new options such as EGFR antibody drugs and cancer immunotherapy are transforming treatment strategies. These remarkable advances have stimulated considerable improvement of prognoses and patients’ quality of life. This Special Issue presents, from various perspectives, recent findings achieved in the field of otorhinolaryngology in Japan.

We encouraged Japanese otolaryngologists to submit review articles, clinical studies, translational research, basic research, and even case reports that can be expected to lead to breakthroughs and to deepen our understanding of the following areas:

  • Otology, hearing, neuro-otology (e.g., cochlear implant, middle ear surgery, hereditary hearing loss, equilibrium medicine);
  • Rhinology (e.g., rhinosinusitis, allergic rhinitis, and benign/malignant tumors);
  • Pharynx and larynx (e.g., swallowing/phonation, and transoral surgery with and without robots);
  • Head and neck surgery for malignant or benign tumors (e.g., treatment strategies with radiation and chemotherapeutical agents, operation, and cancer immunotherapy).

Dr. Norihiko Narita
Guest Editor

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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Journal of Otorhinolaryngology, Hearing and Balance Medicine is an international peer-reviewed open access semiannually journal published by MDPI.

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Current Opinions in Otorhinolaryngology in Japan
J. Otorhinolaryngol. Hear. Balance Med. 2022, 3(2), 2; https://doi.org/10.3390/ohbm3020002 - 15 Apr 2022
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