Lauren T Roland

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program in patients with chronic bothersome tinnitus on the (1) severity of symptoms of tinnitus and (2) functional connectivity in neural attention networks. STUDY DESIGN Open-label interventional pilot study. SETTING Outpatient academic medical center. SUBJECTS A total(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe a 15-year single-institution experience of 41 cases of acute invasive fungal sinusitis (AIFRS), identify clinical indicators predictive of AIFRS, and discuss our approach to these high-acuity patients. STUDY DESIGN Case series with chart review. SETTING Tertiary referral center; The Pennsylvania State University Hershey Medical(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the impact of pediatric hearing loss (HL) on quality of life (QOL). DATA SOURCES A qualified medical librarian conducted a literature search for relevant publications that evaluate QOL in school-aged children with HL. REVIEW METHODS Studies were assessed independently by 2 reviewers for inclusion in the systematic review and(More)
OBJECTIVE Test performance of a focused dizziness questionnaire's ability to discriminate between peripheral and nonperipheral causes of vertigo. STUDY DESIGN Prospective multicenter. SETTING Four academic centers with experienced balance specialists. PATIENTS New dizzy patients. INTERVENTIONS A 32-question survey was given to participants. Balance(More)
Two grazing experiments were conducted to evaluate the dose-response relationship of steers to the ionophore tetronasin. Bermudagrass-based pastures were grazed 126 d in Exp. 1, and annual ryegrass or an annual ryegrass-berseem clover mixture was grazed 112 d in Exp. 2. Tetronasin was administered in ground corn (.91 kg/hd) fed daily to provide dosages of(More)
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS To explore neural connectivity changes associated with repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) to the temporoparietal junction for patients with bothersome tinnitus. STUDY DESIGN Randomized, double-blind, controlled clinical trial. METHODS Thirty patients with subjective, nonpulsatile tinnitus for 6 months duration or(More)
OBJECTIVE To review the literature and conduct a meta-analysis to determine the effectiveness and safety of the combined endoscopic-transfacial approach for parotid sialolith management. DATA SOURCES PubMed 1946-, Embase 1947-, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Cochrane Database of(More)
A case of balloon frontal sinuplasty in a 12-year old male with intracranial abscess from acute sinusitis is presented. The patient experienced photophobia, fever, headache, nausea and vomiting. Frontal sinusitis with intracranial abscess was diagnosed on imaging. The patient was taken to the operating room for drainage with left frontal balloon sinuplasty.(More)
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