Jay Wohlgelernter

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OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to analyze the circumstance, demographic features, clinical findings, and complications of caustic ingestion in relation to the type and amount of caustic substance. STUDY DESIGN The authors conducted a retrospective cohort study in a tertiary medical center. METHODS The authors reviewed medical records from(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the routine use of packing or local hemostatic agents in endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS). METHODS Packing and/or hemostatic agents were used only when necessary in 100 consecutive adult ESS patients in a tertiary academic hospital. Necessity for packing the nose after excessive bleeding was analyzed in(More)
Osteomas are benign, slow growing tumors of bone that occur almost exclusively in the craniofacial region. They are uncommon in the temporal bone. Surgical excision is indicated in symptomatic cases. An osteoma arising from the lateral semicircular canal growing into the mastoid cavity is extremely rare and usually discovered on routine radiography. We(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to compare auditory and speech outcomes and electrical parameters on average 8 years after cochlear implantation between children with isolated auditory neuropathy (AN) and children with sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL). DESIGN The study was conducted at a tertiary, university-affiliated pediatric medical center. The(More)
• Vol 7 • November 2005 Velocardiofacial Syndrome A 19 month old baby presented with gradually developing respiratory distress and stridor. Episodes of cyanosis during feeding started immediately after birth, accompanied by a weak cry. Fiberoptic pharyngolaryngoscopic examination revealed prominent pulsations along the posterior pharyngeal wall, and severe(More)
BACKGROUND Oral insulin spray is a new, noninjectable method of insulin delivery. This system delivers an aerosol of uniform-sized droplets containing regular human insulin at a high velocity into the oropharyngeal cavity for local transmucosal absorption. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to compare the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic(More)
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS Sinonasal invasive aspergillosis (IA) is an aggressive fungal infection with high mortality rates. It commonly develops in immunocompromised patients, often after bone marrow transplantation (BMT). Aggressive surgical debridement by an external approach has been considered a central element of treatment. We describe our experience in(More)