Kevin M Higgins

Summary

Affiliation: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis comparison of open versus percutaneous tracheostomy
    Kevin M Higgins
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre University Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Laryngoscope 117:447-54. 2007
  2. doi request reprint State of head and neck surgical oncology research--a review and critical appraisal of landmark studies
    Kevin M Higgins
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Head Neck 30:1636-42. 2008
  3. doi request reprint What treatment for early-stage glottic carcinoma among adult patients: CO2 endolaryngeal laser excision versus standard fractionated external beam radiation is superior in terms of cost utility?
    Kevin M Higgins
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Laryngoscope 121:116-34. 2011
  4. pmc Role of sentinel lymph node biopsy in the management of merkel cell carcinoma
    Eric P Arruda
    Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 2N2
    J Skin Cancer 2012:176173. 2012
  5. pmc Osteoradionecrosis of the mandible: a case series at a single institution
    Artur Gevorgyan
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Room M1 102, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5, Canada
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 42:46. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Volumetric changes of the anterolateral thigh free flap following adjuvant radiotherapy in total parotidectomy reconstruction
    Kevin M Higgins
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Laryngoscope 122:767-72. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Temporoparietal fascia free flap for pharyngeal coverage after salvage total laryngectomy
    Kevin M Higgins
    The Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Laryngoscope 122:523-7. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Treatment of early-stage glottic cancer: meta-analysis comparison of laser excision versus radiotherapy
    Kevin M Higgins
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 38:603-12. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint The submental island flap: a regional and free flap with a myriad of reconstructive applications
    Kevin M Higgins
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Otolaryngol 36:88-92. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Vertical partial laryngectomy with temporoparietal free flap reconstruction for recurrent laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma: technique and long-term outcomes
    Ralph W Gilbert
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Princess Margaret Hospital University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:484-91. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis comparison of open versus percutaneous tracheostomy
    Kevin M Higgins
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre University Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Laryngoscope 117:447-54. 2007
    ..Secondary objectives included cost-effectiveness and procedure length analyses...
  2. doi request reprint State of head and neck surgical oncology research--a review and critical appraisal of landmark studies
    Kevin M Higgins
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Head Neck 30:1636-42. 2008
    ..The open nonrandomized controlled trial may be a feasible option in head and neck surgical research allowing for standardization, uniformity, consistency, and blinded outcome assessment...
  3. doi request reprint What treatment for early-stage glottic carcinoma among adult patients: CO2 endolaryngeal laser excision versus standard fractionated external beam radiation is superior in terms of cost utility?
    Kevin M Higgins
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Laryngoscope 121:116-34. 2011
    ..To determine which treatment for Tis/T1 glottic carcinoma among adult patients, transoral CO(2) laser excision (TOL) versus external beam radiation (XRT), is superior in terms of cost utility...
  4. pmc Role of sentinel lymph node biopsy in the management of merkel cell carcinoma
    Eric P Arruda
    Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 2N2
    J Skin Cancer 2012:176173. 2012
    ..The use of sentinel lymph node biopsy as a management option will be the focus of this paper...
  5. pmc Osteoradionecrosis of the mandible: a case series at a single institution
    Artur Gevorgyan
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Room M1 102, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5, Canada
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 42:46. 2013
    ..However, recently this paradigm is shifting. The purpose of this study was to evaluate our institutional experience in managing ORN through a retrospective review of case series from a large urban academic cancer centre...
  6. doi request reprint Volumetric changes of the anterolateral thigh free flap following adjuvant radiotherapy in total parotidectomy reconstruction
    Kevin M Higgins
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Laryngoscope 122:767-72. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to prospectively evaluate volume change in anterolateral thigh free flaps pre- and postradiotherapy and to compare computed tomography (CT) volumetric analysis with intraoperative water displacement calculation...
  7. doi request reprint Temporoparietal fascia free flap for pharyngeal coverage after salvage total laryngectomy
    Kevin M Higgins
    The Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Laryngoscope 122:523-7. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether the use of the temporoparietal fascia as a free flap for pharyngeal closure reinforcement reduced the incidence of pharyngocutaneous fistula (PCF) in the salvage setting...
  8. ncbi request reprint Treatment of early-stage glottic cancer: meta-analysis comparison of laser excision versus radiotherapy
    Kevin M Higgins
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 38:603-12. 2009
    ..The secondary outcome examined was posttreatment voice quality...
  9. ncbi request reprint The submental island flap: a regional and free flap with a myriad of reconstructive applications
    Kevin M Higgins
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Otolaryngol 36:88-92. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Vertical partial laryngectomy with temporoparietal free flap reconstruction for recurrent laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma: technique and long-term outcomes
    Ralph W Gilbert
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Princess Margaret Hospital University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:484-91. 2012
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  11. doi request reprint Predictors of complications of free flap reconstruction in head and neck surgery: Analysis of 304 free flap reconstruction procedures
    Gavin J le Nobel
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Laryngoscope 122:1014-9. 2012
    ..The objectives of this study were to classify and analyze perioperative complications following free flap reconstruction in the head and neck and investigate potential predictors of these complications...
  12. doi request reprint The temporoparietal fascia flap: a versatile tool in head and neck reconstruction
    Yves Jaquet
    University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Toronto, Canada
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 19:235-41. 2011
    ..The article reviews recent significant advances and current applications of the temporoparietal fascia flap (TPFF) in head and neck surgery...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prognostic impact of intraoperative microscopic cut-through on frozen section in oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma
    Jennifer P Guillemaud
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 39:370-7. 2010
    ..Therefore, this study aimed to analyze the influence of microscopic tumour cut-through on disease recurrence and survival and to establish clinicopathologic variables associated with tumour cut-through...
  14. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility of colour flow Doppler ultrasonography in planning anterolateral thigh flap harvest
    Rajan S Patel
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Odette Cancer Centre, and University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 39:566-71. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the accuracy and clinical utility of preoperative colour flow Doppler (CFD) ultrasonography in evaluating planned ALT flap donor sites...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of simultaneous versus sequential surgery in head and neck reconstruction
    Kevin K Wong
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 40:48-53. 2011
    ..To determine whether simultaneous (ablation and reconstruction overlaps by two teams) head and neck reconstruction is cost effective compared to sequentially (ablation followed by reconstruction) performed surgery...
  16. doi request reprint Sleep apnea in patients with oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer after surgery and chemoradiation therapy
    Wei Qian
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 143:248-52. 2010
    ..To determine the point prevalence of sleep apnea in patients following oral and oropharyngeal cancer treatment at a major tertiary care referral center...
  17. pmc PET/CT fusion technology: its role in managing recurrent, well-differentiated thyroid cancer
    Dustin Dalgorf
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Surg 51:E21-2. 2008
  18. doi request reprint Impact of positive frozen section microscopic tumor cut-through revised to negative on oral carcinoma control and survival rates
    Rajan S Patel
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Odette Cancer Centre and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Head Neck 32:1444-51. 2010
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Pin guidance of reconstruction plate contour: an expanded role of external fixation
    Yves Jaquet
    University of Toronto, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Toronto, Canada
    Laryngoscope 121:1896-8. 2011
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Radial forearm free flap donor site morbidity: ulnar-based transposition flap vs split-thickness skin graft
    Yves Jaquet
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, ON, Canada
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:38-43. 2012
    ..To evaluate morbidity associated with the radial forearm free flap donor site and to compare functional and aesthetic outcomes of ulnar-based transposition flap (UBTF) vs split-thickness skin graft (STSG) closure of the donor site...
  21. doi request reprint Microvascular reconstruction in the vessel-depleted neck
    Kevin K Wong
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 18:223-6. 2010
    ..When microvascular reconstruction is required after previous treatment, finding appropriate vessels for anastomosis can be difficult. In this paper we explore the options for microvascular reconstruction in the vessel-depleted neck...
  22. pmc The utility of the microvascular anastomotic coupler in free tissue transfer
    Amandeep S Grewal
    University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Toronto
    Can J Plast Surg 20:98-102. 2012
    ..The microvascular anastomotic coupling device is an elegant, friction-fit ring pin device that is becoming more widely used...
  23. ncbi request reprint Secondary renal cell carcinoma of the head and neck
    Michael G Brandt
    Schulich School of Medicine, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Otolaryngol 36:E85-7. 2007
  24. ncbi request reprint Internal mammary artery and vein: recipient vessels for free tissue transfer to the head and neck in the vessel-depleted neck
    Mark L Urken
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Institute for Head and Neck and Thyroid Cancer, Continuum Cancer Centers of New York, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Head Neck 28:797-801. 2006
    ..We report the first case series of the use of the internal mammary vessels for head and neck microvascular reconstruction...
  25. ncbi request reprint The role of intraoperative rapid parathyroid hormone monitoring for predicting thyroidectomy-related hypocalcemia
    Kevin M Higgins
    Division of Endocrinology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:63-7. 2004
    ..To determine if the intraoperative rapid parathyroid hormone (PTH) assay can be used to accurately predict postoperative calcium levels following total or completion thyroidectomy...