T C McLure

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A modification of Irving Goldman's nasal tip procedure that borrows from the lateral crus to augment the height of the medial crus is described. Goldman's procedure has been modified by not including the vestibular skin with the segment of the lateral crus that is rolled medially to increase nasal tip projection, by adding a nasal septal cartilage strut(More)
This paper describes the diagnostic investigations and surgical treatment of a patient with bilateral lesions of the petrous apices. Many surgical methods were considered before choosing one that would allow simultaneous drainage and hearing preservation. A transsphenoidal, transclival route was used and the surgical goals achieved. A review of the(More)
A unique case of bilateral cholesterol granuloma of the skull base and its treatment is presented. Cholesteatoma, a pathological entity often confused with cholesterol granuloma, is differentiated from cholesterol granuloma. Cholesterol granuloma is not rare. This tumor seems to derive from an inflammatory process at the skull base that results in bony(More)
Forty patients with advanced, resectable squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx, oropharynx, or hypopharynx whose surgery would have required total laryngectomy (TL), were treated with one to three cycles of cisplatin-based chemotherapy before local therapy with the goal of larynx preservation. Clinical complete responses (CRs) or partial responses (PRs) to(More)
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