Taseer F. Din

Taseer F. Din
Stanford Medicine | Stanford · Department of Otolaryngology

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Background: The advancement of otologic surgery in low-resource settings has been limited by the cost and transport of surgical equipment. This study compared the transportation costs of an otologic microscopic surgical setup (MSS) versus an endoscopic surgical setup (ESS) in low- and low to middle-income countries (LMICs) for surgical teaching. Me...
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Laryngeal stenosis involving the glottis and subglottis is a commonly encountered and potentially life-threatening pathology in children. It is important to differentiate the key features of laryngeal anatomy and clinical presentation of laryngeal stenosis in children. Endotracheal tube related injuries are an important culprit in the pathophysiolo...
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Objective: Within otolaryngology, race is commonly included as a study covariate; however, its value in clinical practice is unclear. This study sought to explore how race and ethnicity have been used and applied over time in otolaryngology publications. Data sources: PubMed database. Review methods: A systematic review was done to identify or...
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Introduction The gracilis muscle free flap has gained popularity in head and neck reconstruction due to minimal donor-site morbidity, reliable vascular pedicle, strong muscular component, and possibility to perform nerve coaptation. However, almost all the existing evidence in the literature is related to its use for facial palsy reanimation. The a...
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Background: Tuberculosis (TB) otitis media is an uncommon site of extrapulmonary TB and can primarily present as a complicated TB mastoiditis (TBM). This complication is rare in children, even in TB endemic areas but necessitates early identification as delays can lead to severe morbidities. We describe the clinical characteristics as a case serie...
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Purpose of review: To overview the rise of virtual tools to propagate academia and clinical service within Africa, in the field of otolaryngology, propelled by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Recent findings: The rise of the COVID-19 virus saw a dramatic reduction in elective surgery and outpatient services with a subsequent re...
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Objective To review the literature on pediatric ENT COVID‐19 guidelines worldwide, in particular, surgical practice during the pandemic, and to establish a comprehensive set of recommendations. Methods A comprehensive literature review through an independent electronic search of the COVID‐19 pandemic in PubMed, Medline, Google, and Google Scholar...
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Introduction The Breatheasy© Tracheostomy Program based at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, Cape Town, manages children mostly from poor socio-economic backgrounds. In our resource-limited setting, it is unclear how these families cope with the demands of a tracheostomised child. We aim to assess the quality of life (QOL) of tracheos...
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Background: Sinonasal tumours have been resected endoscopically at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, since 2003. The surgery, although called “minimally invasive” is often very aggressive and destructive to the nasal structures. The removal of nasal turbinates has always been considered sacrilege due to the alleged risk of causing atrophic rhiniti...

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