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Comprehensive management of the paranasal sinuses in patients undergoing endoscopic endonasal skull base surgery.
OBJECTIVE The endonasal route often provides the most direct and safe approach to skull base pathology. In this article we review the literature with regard to management of the paranasal sinuses inExpand
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Surgical management of rhinosinusitis in endoscopic‐endonasal skull‐base surgery
Endoscopic‐endonasal skull base surgery (ESBS) provides an important approach to select pathologies. There remains a paucity of data, however, regarding morbidity in patients undergoing ESBS withExpand
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Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccinations Fail to Prevent Myocardial Infarction
Background: Four observational studies and one clinical trial have suggested that influenza vaccination is associated with a >50% reduction in risk of cardiac sudden death, myocardial infarctionExpand
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Outcomes of HPV-related nasal squamous cell carcinoma.
BACKGROUND Human papilloma virus (HPV) infection has been shown to play an integral role in the development and prognosis of various head and neck cancers. Generational changes in sexual behavior mayExpand
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Surgical approaches to the submandibular gland: a review of literature.
OBJECTIVES Surgical excision of the submandibular gland (SMG) is commonly indicated in patients with neoplasms, and non-neoplastic conditions such as chronic sialadenitis, sialolithiasis, ranula andExpand
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Morphometric Analysis of the Middle Clinoid Process Using Maxillofacial Computed Tomography Scans.
BACKGROUND The interest in detailed anatomy of the sella and parasellar regions has resurged recently due to the wide clinical applications of the expanded endoscopic approaches to the skull base.Expand
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Endoscopic endonasal craniopharyngioma resection.
The authors present the case of a 21-year-old female with a progressive bitemporal hemianopsia. Cranial MR imaging revealed a large cystic suprasellar, retrochiasmatic lesion consistent withExpand
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Three-Dimensional Printed Model Used to Teach Skull Base Anatomy Through a Transsphenoidal Approach for Neurosurgery Residents
BACKGROUND: Skull base anatomy through a transsphenoidal approach is challenging for the neurosurgical resident to conquer. OBJECTIVE: To demonstrate that stereolithography, or 3-dimensional (3-D)Expand
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Endoscopic endonasal craniopharyngioma resection.
The authors present the case of a 21-year-old female with a progressive bitemporal hemianopsia. Cranial MR imaging revealed a large cystic suprasellar, retrochiasmatic lesion consistent withExpand
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Draf IIB with superior septectomy: finding the “middle ground”
Previous studies have demonstrated a high failure rate of endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) with Draf IIa in patients with diffuse polyposis, asthma, and aspirin‐exacerbated respiratory disease. A highExpand
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