Margaret D. M. Cullen

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OBJECTIVE This study examined the advantages and disadvantages of internal maxillary artery (IMA) ligation versus embolization for the treatment of refractory posterior epistaxis. METHODS Thirty-nine patients underwent 42 procedures for treatment of posterior epistaxis at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center between 1986 and 1994. Complication(More)
Disease of the paranasal sinuses is a common and costly condition. Evaluation of the efficacy of either medical or surgical methods of treatment is limited by the lack of quantitative methods to characterize sinus ventilation, which may be an important determinant of the baseline physiological state of the sinuses. Xenon-enhanced computed tomography (Xe-CT)(More)
The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry is constantly evolving and new technologies are continuously being introduced. The new technologies create new ICT positions, such as Social Networking Manager, IT Architect, Knowledge Manager and Web Specialist. Existing job descriptions such as Systems Analyst, Project Manager and Programmer(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the applicability, safety, and normal parameters of a xenon-enhanced CT technique to quantify maxillary sinus ventilation. PATIENTS AND METHODS Nine healthy subjects inhaled a xenon-oxygen-air mixture through their noses while repeated CT scans were performed through the same section of their sinuses.(More)
As with almost any aspect of medical practice, a thorough history and physical examination coupled with a good understanding of the anatomy and physiology of an organ system are the key factors in reaching a diagnosis. The information in this article is provided to assist the internist with the diagnosis of chemosensory disorders and the differentiation of(More)
The accreditation of academic programs in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology and other related programs is increasing annually. Academic accreditation is a quality assurance mechanism for tertiary education. Accreditation ensures that a department or program meets a set of independently specified quality criteria and allows for(More)
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