Saisawat Chaiyasate

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate and assemble late complications of radiotherapy in cases of nasopharyngeal cancer. METHODS From October 2003 to January 2005, a prospective cohort study was done in a tertiary center, Chiang Mai University Hospital. Two hundred patients were evaluated for late complication according to the RTOG/EORTC late radiation morbidity scoring(More)
Spontaneous extradural hematoma is rarely mentioned in literature as intracranial complications of sinusitis. The authors presented a girl with spontaneous extradural hematoma secondary to pansinusitis and reviewed the literature. In a child with spontaneous extradural hematoma without a history of head trauma, sinusitis should be excluded.
OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy of dexpanthenol spray and saline irrigation in the postoperative care of sinusitis patients following endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS). MATERIAL AND METHOD One hundred twenty eight sinusitis patients undergoing ESS were randomly allocated to receive dexpanthenol spray (Mar plus) or saline irrigation twice a day for 4 weeks(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine if anatomical variations in the paranasal sinuses of twins are the result of genetic or environmental influences. STUDY DESIGN A prospective, observational study. SETTING An academic hospital in Brussels, Belgium. PARTICIPANTS Twenty-five volunteer twins (17 identical twins and eight non-identical twins). Of the identical twins,(More)
OBJECTIVE To find predicting symptom(s) in patients with a positive skin test, and identify patient characteristics according to ARIA classification. MATERIAL AND METHOD Four hundred and thirty four rhinologic patients were retrospectively studied. Nasal obstruction, rhinorrhea, itching, sneezing, and smell dysfunction were assessed. Patients were also(More)
Objective. To investigate the length of follow-up needed to detect recurrence of antrochoanal polyps. Methods. A retrospective investigation was performed on patients who had been operated on with a preoperative diagnosis of antrochoanal polyps in Chiang Mai University hospital from 2006 to 2012. Results and Discussion. Of the 38 cases of choanal polyps, 27(More)
Objective. To study the complications of sinusitis in a referral hospital and the outcome of the treatment according to the type of complication. Methods. A retrospective study was performed on patients with sinusitis who were admitted to a referral hospital from 2003 to 2012. The data for the sinusitis patients who had complications were reviewed. Results(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine: 1) types of bacteria and antimicrobial sensitivity of commonly used antibiotics for acute bacterial rhinosinusitis (ABRS) in Thailand, 2) the effectiveness of using antibiotics according to antimicrobial sensitivity, and 3) the effectiveness of using antibiotics according to the Thai clinical practice guidelines (CPG) of ABRS. (More)
OBJECTIVE To review and report diseases of the sphenoid sinus from the literature and from a university hospital. METHODS Inpatients' data were retrospectively gathered and reviewed from January 2006 to June 2016. Clinical data, imaging, organisms, and pathological reports were collected. Pathology was divided into infection/inflammation, tumor, and(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify commonly recognized odorants and to find a normal threshold for n-butanol in Thai adults. MATERIAL AND METHOD Eighty-one normal adult volunteers were enrolled between April and September 2010. They were asked to sniff from each glass bottle as long as they preferred. The threshold test was performed in an ascending method. Each(More)