Saied Ghadersohi

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OBJECTIVE To investigate the improvement in histologic detection of fungi with Gomori methenamine silver (GMS) stain by trypsin predigestion in the mucus of patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS). STUDY DESIGN Prospective, single group, descriptive analysis. SETTING Multi-institutional. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Thirty-four sinus specimens from 12(More)
UNLABELLED Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) commonly coexists with epilepsy, and treatment of OSA may decrease seizure frequency. However, it is unclear whether patients with medically refractory epilepsy have a higher incidence of OSA compared with well-controlled epilepsy patients and whether the two groups carry different risk factors. PURPOSE This study(More)
Ludwiczek et al1 reported that nifedipine and other dihydropyridineclass calcium-channel blockers can reverse iron overload by stimulating the activity of divalent metal-ion transporter-1 (DMT1)2,3 and consequently mobilizing tissue iron. Since their paper disagreed with our published data4,5 regarding the activities of the DMT1 isoforms (described(More)
BACKGROUND A foreign body (FB) penetrating intracranially after passing transorbitally or transnasally is a rare occurrence. However, otolaryngologists are increasingly being asked to participate in the care of these patients for both endoscopic removal of the object and repair of any skull base defects. OBJECTIVE To assess the presentation, workup, and(More)
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS To describe the presentation and management of acute complicated mastoiditis in children. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective case series. METHODS An analysis of pediatric patients with acute complicated mastoiditis treated at an urban, tertiary care children's hospital from 2007 to 2014 was performed. RESULTS Forty-eight patients(More)
Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) and allergic rhinitis (AR) are chronic conditions causing nasal inflammation. CRS is increasingly recognized as a chronic inflammatory process rather than a chronic infection. Although the primary initiating factors in CRS remain unclear, AR is driven by IgE-mediated hypersensitivity to environmental allergens. Understanding the(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe outcomes for endoscopic ear surgery (EES) for pediatric cholesteatoma at a tertiary pediatric hospital. METHODS Retrospective case series of 65 pediatric cholesteatoma cases in 38 ears. Subgrouping based on cholesteatoma type and EES type. Surgical findings, outcomes, and demographic data were evaluated. RESULTS Endoscopes were(More)
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