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Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery - Faculty Publications

Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery - Faculty Publications

 

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  • Zahreddine L.T.; Khairallah M.T.; Sabra A.H.; Baroud M.; Hadi U.; Matar G.M. (, 2012)
    Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen known to be a leading cause of nosocomial and community-acquired infections worldwide. Here, the role of biofilm formation and its possibility in enhancing the colonization ...
  • Bitar M.A.; Kamal M.A.; Mahfoud L. (, 2012)
    Sublingual haematoma, also known as pseudo-Ludwig phenomenon, is an entity commonly described in patients on anticoagulation therapy. Spontaneous sublingual haematoma is a rare subtype. It is thought to be due to aneurismal ...
  • Hamdan A.-L. (, 2012)
    Transsexualism is a gender identity disorder in which affected individuals believe themselves to be born into the wrong sex. Hormonal therapy and many surgical interventions were adopted in order to change their appearances. ...
  • Hamdan A.L.; Farhat S.; Saadeh R.; El-Dahouk I.; Sibai A.; Yamout B. (, 2012)
    Objective. To investigate the voice-related quality of life in a group of patients with multiple sclerosis. Participants. A total of 87 subjects (59 MS subjects and 28 controls) participated in this study. Main Outcome ...
  • Hamdan A.-L.; Nassar J.; Al Zaghal Z.; El-Khoury E.; Bsat M.; Tabri D. (NEW YORK360 PARK AVENUE SOUTH, NEW YORK, NY 10010-1710 USA, 2012)
    Objective: To determine the effect of a Mediterranean tongue trill (Zalghouta) on estimated glottal closed quotient (CQ). Material and Method: A total of 10 female subjects participated in this study. Vocal fold CQ was ...
  • Hamdan A.-L.; Nassar J.; Dowli A.; Zaghal Z.A.; Sabri A. (NEW YORK233 SPRING ST, NEW YORK, NY 10013 USA, 2012)
    To address the effect of fasting on laryngopharyngeal reflux disease (LPRD). A total of 22 male subjects have been recruited for this study. Subjects with vocal fold pathologies, recent history of upper respiratory tract ...
  • Bitar M.A.; Kamal M.A.; Mahfoud L. (, 2012)
    Sublingual haematoma, also known as pseudo-Ludwig phenomenon, is an entity commonly described in patients on anticoagulation therapy. Spontaneous sublingual haematoma is a rare subtype. It is thought to be due to aneurismal ...
  • Hamdan A.L.; Al-Barazi R.; Kanaan A.; Al-Tamimi W.; Sinno S.; Husari A. (, 2012)
    We conducted a study to determine the prevalence of vocal symptoms in snorers. A total of 30 patients with a history of snoring were investigated for the presence or absence of three vocal symptoms immediately after they ...
  • Abdul Rahman H.; Hadi U.; Tarraf H.; Gharagozlou M.; Kamel M.; Soliman A.; Hamad W.A.; Hanna K.M.; Mostafa B.E.; Omrani M.; Abdelmotal A.; Moukarzel N. (PROVIDENCE95 PITMAN ST, PROVIDENCE, RI 02906 USA, 2012)
    Background: Chronic respiratory diseases such as asthma and allergic rhinitis (AR) are a major public health problem in developing countries including those in the Middle East. However, to date, there is a paucity of ...
  • Hamdan A.; Kahwaji G.; Mahfoud L.; Husseini S. (, 2012)
    Background: A case of cavernous hemangioma of the maxillary. Method: A 25 year old lady presented with history of nasal obstruction, recurrent epistaxis and headache. On exam she had a mass in the left osteomeatal complex ...
  • Sabri R. (, 2012)
    This case report describes the orthopedic-orthodontic treatment of a skeletal Class II retruded mandible in a 10-year-old girl. A two-phase treatment was started with a Kloehn cervical headgear in the late mixed dentition ...
  • Baraka A.S.; Ayoub C.M.; Yazbeck-Karam V.; Kaddoum R.N.; Gerges F.J.; Hadi U.M.; Dagher C.M. (, 2005)
    Purpose: To report the beneficial effect of prophylactic methylene blue administration before induction of anesthesia in a patient with congenital methemoglobinemia. Clinical features: A 26-yr-old male patient known to ...
  • Hamdan A.-L.; Sabra O.; Rameh C.; Fuleihan N. (, 2012)
    [No abstract available]
  • Hamdan A.; Jabbour J.; Dowli A.; El Dahouk I.; Azar S.T. (BUCURESTICALEA 13 SEPTEMBRIE NR 13, SECTOR 5, BUCURESTI 050711, ROMANIA, 2012)
    Objective. To examine (he prevalence of laryngopharyngeal reflux disease (LPRD) in patients with hypothyroidism. Materials and Methods. A total of 85 patients with hypothyroidism vs 31 matched controls were recruited. ...
  • Nassif L.; El Sabban M. (BASELPOSTFACH, CH-4005 BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2011)
    This article reviews past and current strategies of the use of bone graft substitutes along with the future biologic alternatives that can enhance the functional capabilities of those grafts. Many of these bone graft ...
  • Hamdan A.-L.; Al-Barazi R.; Tabri D.; Saade R.; Kutkut I.; Sinno S.; Nassar J. (NEW YORK360 PARK AVENUE SOUTH, NEW YORK, NY 10010-1710 USA, 2012)
    Purpose: To analyze the correlation between acoustic parameters and body height, weight, and mass composition in young males. Material: A total of 40 male subjects were included in this study. Each subject underwent acoustic ...
  • Hamdan A.-L.; Nassar J.; El-Dahouk I.; Al Zaghal Z.; Jabbour J.; Azar S.T. (PHILADELPHIA1600 JOHN F KENNEDY BOULEVARD, STE 1800, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103-2899 USA, 2012)
    Objective: The aim of the present study was to describe the vocal characteristics of patients with thyroiditis in a clinical setting. Materials and methods: A total of 17 consecutive patients with the diagnosis of thyroiditis ...
  • Kanaan A.A.; Zaytoun G.M. (PHILADELPHIA530 WALNUT ST, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106-3621 USA, 2011)
    [No abstract available]
  • Korban Z.R.; Bassim M.K. (PHILADELPHIA530 WALNUT ST, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106-3621 USA, 2011)
    [No abstract available]
  • Friedman R.A.; Berliner K.I.; Bassim M.; Ursick J.; Slattery W.H.; Schwartz M.S.; Brackmann D.E. (PHILADELPHIA530 WALNUT ST, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106-3621 USA, 2011)
    OBJECTIVE: Determine whether more conservative management for surgical salvage after failed radiation leads to better facial nerve outcomes. STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective review using prospectively planned database. SETTING: ...

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