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High Impact Articles
High impact papers are those to which special attention is paid by experts in the given field, with a large number of visitors, frequent downloads and higher citation rates. The research must be creative, with high academic standards and have a wide influence, if it is to become a high impact paper. They are ranked by the number of downloads.
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Management of post-operative fistula in head and neck surgery: Sweeping it under the carpet?  
Nguyen Thien Khanh, N Gopalakrishna Iyer 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 5(4):93-104. Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v5.i4.93
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Embryology of the nose: The evo-devo concept  
Roger Jankowski, Samuel Márquez 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 6(2):33-40. Published online May 28, 2016. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v6.i2.33
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Clinical anatomy of the tympanic nerve: A review  
Todd Kanzara, Andy Hall, Jagdeep Singh Virk, Billy Leung, Arvind Singh 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 4(4):17-22. Published online Nov 28, 2014. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v4.i4.17
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Revision surgery for otosclerosis: An overview  
Sertac Yetiser 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 5(1):21-29. Published online Feb 28, 2015. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v5.i1.21
5
Nanoparticle based inner ear therapy  
Ilmari Pyykkö, Jing Zou, Ya Zhang, Weikai Zhang, Hao Feng, Paavo Kinnunen 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 3(4):114-133. Published online Nov 28, 2013. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v3.i4.114
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Tongue dysfunction in neurological and neuromuscular disorders: A narrative literature review  
George Umemoto 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 5(2):58-64. Published online May 28, 2015. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v5.i2.58
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Complicated sinusitis in children: 18 cases report  
Ali Mardassi, Nabil Mathlouthi, Hajer Mbarek, Chiraz Halouani, Sameh Mezri, Cyrine Zgolli, Ghassen Chebbi, Rania Ben Mhamed, Khemaies Akkari, Sonia Benzarti 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 5(1):30-36. Published online Feb 28, 2015. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v5.i1.30
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Diagnosis and management of laryngeal cleft: A single centre experience and a novel endoscopic technique  
Seema Yalamachili, Jagdeep Singh Virk, Yogesh Bajaj 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 5(4):105-109. Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v5.i4.105
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It is 2015: What are the best diagnostic and treatment options for Ménière’s disease?  
Safeer Shah, Abel Ignatius, Syed Ahsan 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 6(1):1-12. Published online Feb 28, 2016. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v6.i1.1
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Meatoplasty: A novel technique and minireview  
Todd Kanzara, Jagdeep S Virk, Anthony O Owa 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 6(3):50-53. Published online Aug 28, 2016. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v6.i3.50
12
Noise-induced hearing loss in the 21st century: A research and translational update  
Ann Chi Yan Wong, Kristina E Froud, Yves Shang-Yi Hsieh 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 3(3):58-70. Published online Aug 28, 2013. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v3.i3.58
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Experimental study of transient cochlear ischemia as a cause of sudden deafness  
Kiyofumi Gyo 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 3(1):1-15. Published online Feb 28, 2013. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v3.i1.1
14
Exostoses of the external auditory canal  
David R Lobo 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 5(1):14-20. Published online Feb 28, 2015. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v5.i1.14
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Positron-emission tomography/computed tomography imaging in head and neck oncology: An update  
Viet D Nguyen, Bundhit Tantiwongkosi, Wyatt J Weinheimer, Frank R Miller 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 6(2):23-32. Published online May 28, 2016. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v6.i2.23
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Systematic review of animal models of middle ear surgery  
Michael Bergin, Srdjan Vlajkovic, Philip Bird, Peter Thorne 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 3(3):71-88. Published online Aug 28, 2013. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v3.i3.71
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Noise-induced cochlear inflammation  
Winston JT Tan, Peter R Thorne, Srdjan M Vlajkovic 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 3(3):89-99. Published online Aug 28, 2013. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v3.i3.89
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Prenatal diagnosis and management of nasal glioma  
Richard Fox, Saleh Okhovat, Issa Beegun 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 4(3):12-16. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v4.i3.12
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Thyroid lymphoma: A case report and literature review  
Kinneri Mehta, Cynthia Liu, Roy A Raad, Robin Mitnick, Ping Gu, David Myssiorek 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 5(3):82-89. Published online Aug 28, 2015. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v5.i3.82
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SLC26A4 mutation testing for hearing loss associated with enlargement of the vestibular aqueduct  
Taku Ito, Julie Muskett, Parna Chattaraj, Byung Yoon Choi, Kyu Yup Lee, Christopher K Zalewski, Kelly A King, Xiangming Li, Philine Wangemann, Thomas Shawker, Carmen C Brewer, Seth L Alper, Andrew J Griffith 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 3(2):26-34. Published online May 28, 2013. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v3.i2.26
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Antimicrobial potential of Terminalia chebula Retz. fruit extracts against ear pathogens  
Chetan Sharma, Kamal R Aneja, Ramkrashan Kasera, Ashish Aneja 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 2(2):8-13. Published online Apr 28, 2012. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v2.i2.8
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Diagnosis and treatment of sudden sensorineural hearing loss  
Tsutomu Nakashima 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 5(2):41-43. Published online May 28, 2015. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v5.i2.41
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Endolymphatic hydrops in Meniere’s disease secondary to otitis media and visualized by gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging  
Jing Zou, Ilmari Pyykkö 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 3(1):22-25. Published online Feb 28, 2013. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v3.i1.22
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Extended pectoralis major myocutaneous flap in head and neck reconstruction  
Muthuswamy Dhiwakar, GI Nambi 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 3(3):108-113. Published online Aug 28, 2013. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v3.i3.108
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Management of intratemporal facial nerve schwannomas: The evolution of treatment paradigms from 2000-2015  
Luv Makadia, Sarah E Mowry 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 6(1):13-18. Published online Feb 28, 2016. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v6.i1.13
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Word perception in noise at different channels in simulated cochlear implant listeners  
Prawin Kumar, Himanshu Kumar Sanju, Sudhir Kumar, Varun Singh 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 6(2):45-49. Published online May 28, 2016. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v6.i2.45
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Rare complication: Tapia’s syndrome following shoulder surgery under endotracheal general anesthesia  
Eda Şimşek, İlker Eren 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 5(2):71-73. Published online May 28, 2015. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v5.i2.71
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Cause of idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss: The stress response theory  
Masatsugu Masuda, Jin Kanzaki 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 3(3):42-57. Published online Aug 28, 2013. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v3.i3.42
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Vessel selection and free flap monitoring in head and neck microvascular reconstruction  
Ryan M Smith, Vicky Kang, Samer Al-Khudari 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 5(1):5-13. Published online Feb 28, 2015. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v5.i1.5
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Use of Holmium:Yag laser in early stage oropharyngeal squamous cell cancer  
Jagdeep S Virk, Mike Dilkes 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 6(2):41-44. Published online May 28, 2016. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v6.i2.41
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Vestibular evoked myogenic potential  
Toshihisa Murofushi 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 4(2):6-11. Published online May 28, 2014. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v4.i2.6
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Nasopharyngeal carcinoma: Long term follow-up of 83 patients  
Ali Mardassi, Nabil Mathlouthi, Nawel Hlila, Chiraz Halouani, Sameh Mezri, Cyrine Zgolli, Ghassen Chebbi, Rania Ben Mhamed, Khemaies Akkari, Sonia Benzarti 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 5(2):65-70. Published online May 28, 2015. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v5.i2.65
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Day case paediatric microlaryngobronchosocopy: A prospective study  
Arwa El-Sheemy, Jagdeep Singh Virk, Jay Ahmed, Eleni Nikolopoulou, Sahar Kazmi, Yogesh Bajaj 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 7(1):1-4. Published online Feb 28, 2017. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v7.i1.1
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Deafblindness and dual sensory loss research: Current status and future directions  
Jesper Dammeyer 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 5(2):37-40. Published online May 28, 2015. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v5.i2.37
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Obstructive sleep apnea: An interdisciplinary challenge for otorhinolaryngologists  
Haralampos Gouveris 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 5(1):1-4. Published online Feb 28, 2015. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v5.i1.1
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Relationship between chronic rhinosinusitis and lower airway diseases: An extensive review  
Shin Kariya, Mitsuhiro Okano, Kazunori Nishizaki 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 5(2):44-52. Published online May 28, 2015. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v5.i2.44
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Synchronous carcinoma of head and neck: 2 cases report  
Ali Mardassi, Nabil Mathlouthi, Nawel Hlila, Chiraz Halouani, Sameh Mezri, Cyrine Zgolli, Ghassen Chebbi, Rania Ben Mhamed, Khemaies Akkari, Sonia Benzarti 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 5(2):74-77. Published online May 28, 2015. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v5.i2.74
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Adenosine amine congener ameliorates cisplatin-induced hearing loss  
Niliksha Gunewardene, Cindy X Guo, Ann CY Wong, Peter R Thorne, Srdjan M Vlajkovic 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 3(3):100-107. Published online Aug 28, 2013. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v3.i3.100
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Infrathyroidian hydatid cyst: Diagnostic difficulties and therapeutic management, a case report  
Ali Mardassi, Nabil Mathlouthi, Hajer Mbarek, Chiraz Halouani, Sameh Mezri, Cyrine Zgolli, Ghassen Chebbi, Rania Ben Mhamed, Khemaies Akkari, Sonia Benzarti 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 5(2):78-81. Published online May 28, 2015. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v5.i2.78
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X-linked deafness: A review of clinical and radiological findings and current management strategies  
Sonia Kumar, Thomas Mawby, Vanaja Sivapathasingam, Jane Humphries, James Ramsden 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 6(1):19-22. Published online Feb 28, 2016. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v6.i1.19
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Surface electromyography for diagnosing dysphagia in patients with cerebral palsy  
Fan-Fei Tseng, Shu-Fen Tseng, Yu-Hui Huang, Chun-Ching Liu, Tung-Hua Chiang 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 3(2):35-41. Published online May 28, 2013. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v3.i2.35
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Classic clamp-and-tie total thyroidectomy for large goiters in the modern era: To drain or not to drain  
Theodossis S Papavramidis, Ioannis Pliakos, Nick Michalopoulos, George Mistriotis, Niko Panteli, George Gkoutzamanis, Spiros Papavramidis 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 4(1):1-5. Published online Feb 28, 2014. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v4.i1.1
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Morbus Menière: Were the last 50 years of molecular biological research fruitless for Menière’s disease?  
Raphael Richard Ciuman 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 5(4):90-92. Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v5.i4.90
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Elective regional lymphadenectomy for advanced auricular squamous cell carcinoma  
William R Ryan, Chase M Heaton, Steven J Wang 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 3(1):16-21. Published online Feb 28, 2013. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v3.i1.16
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Effect of intranasal stents (AlaxoLito, AlaxoLito Plus and AlaxoLito Xtreme) on the nasal airway: A case report  
Henry Zhang, Bhik Kotecha 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 8(1):4-11. Published online Apr 27, 2019. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v8.i1.4
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Effects of p27Kip1- and p53- shRNAs on kanamycin damaged mouse cochlea  
Laura Pietola, Jussi Jero, Reetta Jalkanen, Teemu J Kinnari, Olga Jero, Mikko Frilander, Katri Pajusola, Marjo Salminen, Antti A Aarnisalo 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 2(1):1-7. Published online Feb 28, 2012. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v2.i1.1
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What is the purpose of launching the World Journal of Otorhinolaryngology?  
Steven J Wang 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 1(1):1-3. Published online Dec 28, 2011. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v1.i1.1
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CX3CR1 receptor as a potential therapeutic target in chronic rhinosinusitis and allergic rhinitis  
Amr El-Shazly 
World J Otorhinolaryngol 8(1):1-3. Published online Apr 27, 2019. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v8.i1.1