Evan J Propst


Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada


  1. Scheffler P, Wolter N, Namavarian A, Propst E, Chan Y. Contact sport related head and neck injuries in pediatric athletes. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2019;121:6-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Changes in regulations for sports not amenable to more protective equipment may help decrease adverse events. ..
  2. Rai S, Holler T, Propst E, Wolter N, Amin R. Tracheostomy care: Clinical practice patterns of pediatric otolaryngologists-head and neck surgeons in a publicly funded (Canadian) health care system. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2018;115:177-180 pubmed publisher
    ..Results suggest that an evidence-based Canadian clinical practice guideline may help to streamline care provided to Canadian children with tracheostomy tubes. ..
  3. Husnudinov R, Ibrahim G, Propst E, Wolter N. Iatrogenic neurological injury in children with trisomy 21. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2018;114:36-43 pubmed publisher
    ..It is imperative to consider the possibility of neurological injury secondary to medical procedures, as it is clear that neck manipulation of any sort places these children at risk. ..
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    Propst E, Stockley T, Gordon K, Harrison R, Papsin B. Ethnicity and mutations in GJB2 (connexin 26) and GJB6 (connexin 30) in a multi-cultural Canadian paediatric Cochlear Implant Program. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2006;70:435-44 pubmed
    ..The diversity of GJB2 mutations identified reinforces the importance of testing for changes in GJB2 by direct sequencing of the entire coding region rather than testing only for common mutations. ..
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    Propst E, Papsin B, Stockley T, Harrison R, Gordon K. Auditory responses in cochlear implant users with and without GJB2 deafness. Laryngoscope. 2006;116:317-27 pubmed
    ..This knowledge might be used to customize implantable devices for patients with HL in the future. ..
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    Propst E, Blaser S, Stockley T, Harrison R, Gordon K, Papsin B. Temporal bone imaging in GJB2 deafness. Laryngoscope. 2006;116:2178-86 pubmed
    ..Temporal bone anomalies are common in GJB2-related HL, and imaging of the temporal bone should be included in routine evaluation of these individuals. ..
  7. Hugh S, Siu J, Hummel T, Forte V, Campisi P, Papsin B, et al. Olfactory testing in children using objective tools: comparison of Sniffin' Sticks and University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test (UPSIT). J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015;44:10 pubmed publisher
    ..The ability to reuse Sniffin' Sticks on multiple children may make it more practical for clinical use. ..
  8. Parkes W, Propst E. Advances in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of neonates with laryngeal disorders. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2016;21:270-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The pathophysiology, presentation, and treatment options for each of these entities are discussed with a focus on a multidisciplinary, evidence-based approach. ..
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    Propst E, Blaser S, Gordon K, Harrison R, Papsin B. Temporal bone findings on computed tomography imaging in branchio-oto-renal syndrome. Laryngoscope. 2005;115:1855-62 pubmed
    ..We ask if it is possible for the untrained observer to use a battery of CT observations as a tool in the overall evaluation of the BOR phenotype...

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  1. Propst E, Zawawi F, Kirsch R, Honjo O. Direct tracheobronchopexy via left lateral thoracotomy for severe tracheobronchomalacia. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017;103:32-35 pubmed publisher
    ..He also underwent laryngotracheoplasty with placement of a posterior costal cartilage graft for bilateral vocal cord paralysis. The patient was weaned from positive pressure and discharged in stable condition. ..
  2. Propst E. Revision repair of type IV laryngotracheoesophageal cleft using multiple long tapered engaging grafts. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017;103:80-82 pubmed publisher
    ..A second thin cartilage graft was sutured to it distally to extend the length of the repair. This allowed for removal of the tracheostomy and oral feeding while providing a four-layer closure to prevent aspiration. ..