Gangadhar S Sreepada

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW Skull base osteomyelitis secondary to malignant otitis externa was first described in 1959. Since then, advances have been made in the diagnosis, treatment, and clinical outcomes of this condition. RECENT FINDINGS This review discusses the pathophysiology and microbiology of malignant otitis externa. The review highlights the sometimes(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to provide objective evidence of the enhanced difficulty of preserving the facial nerve in patients who need microsurgery after failed stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) of vestibular schwannoma. STUDY DESIGN This study was a retrospective case review. SETTING A tertiary care referral center was the setting for the(More)
BACKGROUND We postulated that disruptions of the canonical transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-β)/Smad signaling pathway might contribute to the development of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). METHODS A cohort of 798 HNSCC tumor samples from 346 patients were analyzed by immunohistochemistry (IHC) to define the pattern of expression of(More)
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