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Diffusion‐weighted MRI of cholesteatomas of the petrous bone
To investigate if primary cholesteatomas of the petrous bone show high signal in diffusion‐weighted imaging (DWI).
Long-Term Follow-Up of Patients with Microscopic Endonasal Dacryocystorhinostomy
Background Stenosis of the nasolacrimal drainage system is a relatively frequent complication of acute or chronic inflammation, trauma, tumor, or congenital malformation. Symptoms include epiphora,Expand
Rapid Rhino: A new pneumatic nasal tamponade for posterior epistaxis
OBJECTIVES: Some of these measures to control posterior epistaxis cause loss of nasal respiration and put the patient on those related risks. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS: The efficiency of a newExpand
Head and neck paragangliomas: Report of 175 patients (1989–2010)
Attention of the otorhinolaryngologist needs to be drawn to the versatile aspects of head and neck paragangliomas (PGLs).
The effect of short-term immunotherapy with molecular standardized grass and rye allergens on eosinophil cationic protein and tryptase in nasal secretions.
BACKGROUND Activation of mast cells and eosinophils under pollen exposure can be inhibited by specific immunotherapy. OBJECTIVE The effect of short-term immunotherapy with 7 preseasonal injectionsExpand
Nasal allergen provocation with Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus in patients with chronic rhinitis referred to a rhinologic surgical center.
BACKGROUND Skin tests and specific immunoglobulin (Ig)E determinations identify the presence of some immune response to allergens, but frequently do not correlate to allergic disease in vivo. Expand
The Kasabach-Merritt syndrome: severe bleeding disorder caused by celiac arteriography--reversal by heparin treatment.
Studies are presented on a 62-yr-old woman with extreme hepatomegaly due to a giant hemangioma with alterations in the clotting system indicating a consumption coagulopathy. There was a fall ofExpand
Hearing Results After Hypotympanotomy for Glomus Tympanicum Tumors
Objective: We postulate, that glomus tympanicum tumors (GTTs) may be safely removed without interference with the ossicular chain via a hypotympanotomy approach. Study Design: Prospective,Expand
[Function of the eustachian tube in epitympanic retraction pockets].
There are different hypotheses for the development of epitympanic retraction pockets. These can occur as the result of an inflammatory process and negative pressure in the middle ear spaces. AnatomicExpand
Increased in vitro cvsteinvl leukotriene release from blood leukocytes in patients with asthma, nasal polyps, and aspirin intolerance
In vitro cysteinyl leukotriene (cLT) release from blood leukocytes was measured in eight normal individuals (NI), nine patients with nasal polyps (NP) without aspirin intolerance, and eight patientsExpand