"Oropharynx" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The middle portion of the pharynx that lies posterior to the mouth, inferior to the SOFT PALATE, and superior to the base of the tongue and EPIGLOTTIS. It has a digestive function as food passes from the mouth into the oropharynx before entering ESOPHAGUS.
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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Oropharynx" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Oropharynx" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Oropharynx" by people in Profiles.
Head rotation improves airway obstruction, especially in patients with less severe obstructive sleep apnea without oropharyngeal collapse. PLoS One. 2022; 17(5):e0268455.
Structure of the Streptococcus pyogenes NAD+ Glycohydrolase Translocation Domain and Its Essential Role in Toxin Binding to Oropharyngeal Keratinocytes. J Bacteriol. 2022 01 18; 204(1):e0036621.
Case 31-2021: A 21-Year-Old Man with Sore Throat, Epistaxis, and Oropharyngeal Petechiae. N Engl J Med. 2021 Oct 14; 385(16):1511-1520.
Clinical practice guideline for the prevention of oral and oropharyngeal mucositis in pediatric cancer and hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients: 2021 update. Eur J Cancer. 2021 09; 154:92-101.
Oncologic outcomes of human papillomavirus-associated oropharynx carcinoma treated with surgery alone: A 12-institution study of 344 patients. Cancer. 2021 09 01; 127(17):3092-3106.
Performance of Saliva, Oropharyngeal Swabs, and Nasal Swabs for SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Detection: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. J Clin Microbiol. 2021 04 20; 59(5).
Patient Use of Low-cost Digital Videoscopes and Smartphones for Remote Ear and Oropharyngeal Examinations. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021 04 01; 147(4):336-342.
A 3D evaluation of the upper airways and sagittal craniofacial pattern: are these two parameters associated? J Biol Regul Homeost Agents. 2021 Mar-Apr; 35(2 Suppl. 1):131-138.
Drug-Induced Sleep Endoscopy and Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation Outcomes: A Multicenter Cohort Study. Laryngoscope. 2021 07; 131(7):1676-1682.
Comparison of Upper Respiratory Viral Load Distributions in Asymptomatic and Symptomatic Children Diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Pediatric Hospital Testing Programs. J Clin Microbiol. 2020 12 17; 59(1).