Rakesh K Chandra

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with failure of frontal sinusotomy in the early follow-up period
    Rakesh K Chandra
    Department of Otolarygology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Tennessee School of Medicine, Memphis, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:514-8. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Surgical implications of an unusual anomaly of the infraorbital nerve
    Rakesh K Chandra
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Tennessee, Memphis, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 83:766-7. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint The resident 80-hour work week: how has it affected surgical specialties?
    Rakesh K Chandra
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Laryngoscope 114:1394-8; discussion 1319. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of the 70-degree diamond burr in the management of complicated frontal sinus disease
    Rakesh K Chandra
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Tennessee School of Medicine, 956 Court Avenue, Suite B226, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Laryngoscope 114:188-92. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Advantages and disadvantages of topical packing in endoscopic sinus surgery
    Rakesh K Chandra
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Tennessee, Memphis, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 12:21-6. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Medical therapy vs surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis: a prospective, multi-institutional study with 1-year follow-up
    Timothy L Smith
    Division of Rhinology and Sinus Surgery, Oregon Sinus Center, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 3:4-9. 2013
  7. pmc Incidence and associated premorbid diagnoses of patients with chronic rhinosinusitis
    Bruce K Tan
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 131:1350-60. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Postoperative prevention and treatment of complications after sinus surgery
    Bruce K Tan
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North Street Clair, Suite 1325, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 43:769-79. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Significance of osteomeatal complex obstruction
    Rakesh K Chandra
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 39:171-4. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Osteomeatal complex obstruction is not associated with adjacent sinus disease in chronic rhinosinusitis with polyps
    Randy M Leung
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 25:401-3. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with failure of frontal sinusotomy in the early follow-up period
    Rakesh K Chandra
    Department of Otolarygology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Tennessee School of Medicine, Memphis, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:514-8. 2004
    ..To understand factors associated with failure of endoscopic frontal sinusotomy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Surgical implications of an unusual anomaly of the infraorbital nerve
    Rakesh K Chandra
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Tennessee, Memphis, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 83:766-7. 2004
    ..Careful preoperative assessment of the course of the infraorbital nerve is necessary to prevent iatrogenic hypoesthesia, paresthesia, or neuralgia...
  3. ncbi request reprint The resident 80-hour work week: how has it affected surgical specialties?
    Rakesh K Chandra
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Laryngoscope 114:1394-8; discussion 1319. 2004
    ..To identify strategies employed by surgical departments to address recently implemented resident duty hour regulations, and to assess resident and faculty acceptance of these changes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of the 70-degree diamond burr in the management of complicated frontal sinus disease
    Rakesh K Chandra
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Tennessee School of Medicine, 956 Court Avenue, Suite B226, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Laryngoscope 114:188-92. 2004
    ..The preliminary study evaluates the safety and efficacy of such minimally invasive approaches...
  5. ncbi request reprint Advantages and disadvantages of topical packing in endoscopic sinus surgery
    Rakesh K Chandra
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Tennessee, Memphis, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 12:21-6. 2004
    ..Recent trends have included the use of various topical, absorbable agents. The purpose of this review is to clarify the rationale for the selection of these products...
  6. doi request reprint Medical therapy vs surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis: a prospective, multi-institutional study with 1-year follow-up
    Timothy L Smith
    Division of Rhinology and Sinus Surgery, Oregon Sinus Center, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 3:4-9. 2013
    ..In addition, some patients initially enrolled in the medical treatment arm crossed over to the surgery arm during the study period and their respective outcomes are evaluated...
  7. pmc Incidence and associated premorbid diagnoses of patients with chronic rhinosinusitis
    Bruce K Tan
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 131:1350-60. 2013
    ..Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is a prevalent condition with underexplored risk factors...
  8. doi request reprint Postoperative prevention and treatment of complications after sinus surgery
    Bruce K Tan
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North Street Clair, Suite 1325, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 43:769-79. 2010
    ..This article highlights currently available data for postsurgical management strategies and briefly discusses additional techniques and tools under development for managing these complications...
  9. ncbi request reprint Significance of osteomeatal complex obstruction
    Rakesh K Chandra
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 39:171-4. 2010
    ..Classic teaching suggests that disease in the osteomeatal complex (OMC) plays a pivotal role in the establishment of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS). We sought to test this hypothesis...
  10. doi request reprint Osteomeatal complex obstruction is not associated with adjacent sinus disease in chronic rhinosinusitis with polyps
    Randy M Leung
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 25:401-3. 2011
    ..This is a follow-up and expanded series of a previous pilot study from our group...
  11. doi request reprint Establishing a threshold for surgery in recurrent acute rhinosinusitis: a productivity-based analysis
    Randy Leung
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 146:829-33. 2012
    ..However, it is unclear when one therapy should be recommended over the other. This study seeks to identify a threshold number of infections where the morbidity of surgery is offset by the morbidity of RARS...
  12. doi request reprint Medical therapy vs surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis: a prospective, multi-institutional study
    Timothy L Smith
    Division of Rhinology and Sinus Surgery, Oregon Sinus Center, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 1:235-41. 2011
    ..This study evaluates outcomes in patients who failed initial medical management and elect a subsequent treatment option, either continued medical management or endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) coupled with continued medical management...
  13. doi request reprint Clinical correlation between irrigation bottle contamination and clinical outcomes in post-functional endoscopic sinus surgery patients
    Kevin C Welch
    Loyola University Medical Center, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Maywood, Illinois 60125, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 23:401-4. 2009
    ..Therefore, we investigated whether irrigation bottles used postoperatively become contaminated and have any potential association with immediate postsurgical infection and outcomes...
  14. doi request reprint Prophylactic i.v. antibiotics in functional endoscopic sinus surgery: trends and attitudes of the American Rhinologic Society membership
    Rakesh K Chandra
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern Sinus and Allergy Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 23:448-50. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to assess these habits among otolaryngologists with special interest or experience in functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS)...
  15. doi request reprint Chronic rhinosinusitis: epidemiology and cost
    Akaber M Halawi
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 34:328-34. 2013
    ..Few studies examine patient ethnicity, socioeconomic status, geographic location, and cultural factors in CRS populations. This article provides an overview of the epidemiology, racial variations, and economic burden of CRS. ..
  16. pmc Relationships between severity of chronic rhinosinusitis and nasal polyposis, asthma, and atopy
    Aaron N Pearlman
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 23:145-8. 2009
    ..We sought to elucidate the relationship among these entities...
  17. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic management of failed frontal sinus obliteration
    Rakesh K Chandra
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Rhinol 18:279-84. 2004
    ..However, this procedure has been associated with failure in 5-10% of cases. Advances in surgical instrumentation and image-guided surgical navigation have permitted endoscopic management of these failures...
  18. doi request reprint Factors associated with computed tomography status in patients presenting with a history of chronic rhinosinusitis
    Leah J Abrass
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 1:178-82. 2011
    ..However, patients suspected to have CRS based on a positive history but negative endoscopies remain a diagnostic challenge. We investigated the utility of point of care computed tomography (POC-CT) in resolving this issue...
  19. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of hyaluronic acid/carboxymethylcellulose dressing after endoscopic sinus surgery
    Bradford A Woodworth
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina Hospital, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 72:101-5. 2010
    ..To determine if a hyaluronic acid/carboxymethylcellulose (HA/CMC) sinus dressing reduces the rate of postoperative scarring...
  20. doi request reprint Variations in antibiotic prescribing of acute rhinosinusitis in United States ambulatory settings
    Stephanie Shintani Smith
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 148:852-9. 2013
    ..To identify variations in antibiotic treatment of acute rhinosinusitis (ARS) on a national level...
  21. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic management of sinus disease with frontal lobe displacement
    Matthew R Stumpe
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Rhinol 21:324-9. 2007
    ..Advanced inflammatory disease of the paranasal sinuses may result in erosion of the skull base with frontal lobe impingement. We present a series illustrating minimally invasive management of this process...
  22. pmc Epithelial genes in chronic rhinosinusitis with and without nasal polyps
    Sara L Richer
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Rhinol 22:228-34. 2008
    ..This study examines the expression of key epithelial genes implicated in the pathogenesis of other inflammatory disorders for their role in chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS)...
  23. doi request reprint Advancements in computed tomography management of chronic rhinosinusitis
    Randy Leung
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 25:299-302. 2011
    ..This has given rise to new applications for CT scanning, including point-of-care (POC) in-office and intraoperative applications...
  24. ncbi request reprint Epidermoids of the paranasal sinuses and beyond: endoscopic management
    Rakesh K Chandra
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, 38163, USA
    Am J Rhinol 20:441-4. 2006
    ..Epidermoid tumors of the craniofacial skeleton are uncommon, with the exception of acquired cholesteatoma of the temporal bone. These lesions may be primary embryologic in origin or, less frequently, may be iatrogenic or posttraumatic...
  25. doi request reprint Absorbable biomaterials used within paranasal sinuses: an animal study
    Matthew R Stumpe
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Rhinol 22:82-5. 2008
    ..A prospective randomized animal study was performed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of FloSeal packing after endoscopic sinus surgery
    Rakesh K Chandra
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Rhinol 19:240-3. 2005
    ..That study included 20 patients whose cavities were graded 6-8 weeks postoperatively. The goal of this study was to report long-term follow-up on this cohort...
  27. doi request reprint Are bulb syringe irrigators a potential source of bacterial contamination in chronic rhinosinusitis?
    Glenn B Williams
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Rhinol 22:399-401. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if bulb syringe irrigators are a potential source for bacterial contamination in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis...
  28. doi request reprint The role of the nose in sleep-disordered breathing
    Eric K Meen
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 27:213-20. 2013
    ..The authors performed a review of the literature to determine the impact of nasal obstruction and the effectiveness of nonsurgical and surgical interventions on SDB...
  29. ncbi request reprint Orbital mucopyocele after the use of alloplastic materials in the management of frontal sinus fractures
    Corey W Mineck
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis 38163, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 135:974-6. 2006
  30. doi request reprint Evolution of the endoscope and endoscopic sinus surgery
    Rakesh K Chandra
    Northwestern Sinus and Allergy Center, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 675 North Street Clair, Galter 15 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 42:747-52, vii. 2009
    ..In this article, key historical elements are reviewed and the technical principles behind these important advances in endoscopic visualization are discussed...
  31. doi request reprint The dilemma of midline destructive lesions: a case series and diagnostic review
    Noah P Parker
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Otolaryngol 31:104-9. 2010
    ..Midline destructive lesions (MDLs) of the nose are a diagnostic dilemma due to an extensive differential diagnosis and vague presenting signs and symptoms. Etiologies may be neoplastic, autoimmune, traumatic, infectious, or unknown...
  32. ncbi request reprint The role of angiography in managing patients with temporal bone fractures: a retrospective study of 64 cases
    K Asif Ahmed
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 88:922-5. 2009
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  33. ncbi request reprint Transblepharoplasty approach to sequestered disease of the lateral frontal sinus with ophthalmologic manifestations
    Thomas A Knipe
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Rhinol 21:100-4. 2007
    ..We describe an approach to this problem using a transblepharoplasty incision concealed in the upper eyelid crease...
  34. doi request reprint Anterior palate sensory impairment after septal surgery
    Rakesh K Chandra
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Rhinol 22:86-8. 2008
    ..This study was performed to present a series of patients who experienced anterior palatal sensory impairment after nasal septal surgery. This phenomenon has not been reported in the English literature to date...
  35. ncbi request reprint Systemic absorption of gentamicin nasal irrigations
    W Stites Whatley
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Tennessee, 956 Court Avenue, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Am J Rhinol 20:251-4. 2006
    ..To determine if gentamicin nasal irrigation is systemically absorbed, and to identify any ototoxic side effects related to its use...
  36. doi request reprint Incidence and risk factors of bisphosphonate-associated osteonecrosis of the jaws
    Matthew R Stumpe
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Head Neck 31:202-6. 2009
    ..Intravenous bisphosphonate therapy has been used for treatment of benign and malignant bone diseases and has been linked to osteonecrosis of the jaws...
  37. doi request reprint Cost effectiveness of magnetic resonance imaging in the workup of the dysosmia patient
    Jennifer R Decker
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 3:56-61. 2013
    ..We hypothesize that MRI scans for idiopathic dysosmia will demonstrate sufficient significant findings to be a cost-effective screening tool...
  38. ncbi request reprint Intracranial complications of pediatric sinusitis
    Jonathan S Glickstein
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 956 Court Ave Suite B224, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:733-6. 2006
    ..To study intracranial extension of pediatric sinusitis, an infrequent but potentially fatal complication...
  39. ncbi request reprint Frontal sinus fractures in children
    Wesley S Whatley
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, 38163, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:1741-5. 2005
    ..To review the epidemiologic characteristics, clinical course, and management of pediatric patients with frontal sinus fractures...
  40. ncbi request reprint The effect of FloSeal on mucosal healing after endoscopic sinus surgery: a comparison with thrombin-soaked gelatin foam
    Rakesh K Chandra
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Rhinol 17:51-5. 2003
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the effects of this agent on mucosal healing in ESS...
  41. doi request reprint Otolaryngologic
    John L Dornhoffer
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 41:xiii-xiv. 2008
  42. ncbi request reprint Estimate of radiation dose to the lens in balloon sinuplasty
    Rakesh K Chandra
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:953-5. 2007
    ..To estimate radiation dose to the lens during fluoroscopy-assisted balloon dilation of sinus ostia and to estimate the length of fluoroscopy time that will be tolerated...
  43. ncbi request reprint Sinonasal paraganglioma: endoscopic resection with a 4-year follow-up
    Debbie A Mouadeb
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, 5 Ravdin, 3400 Spruce St Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Head Neck 25:1077-81. 2003
    ..Sinonasal paragangliomas are extremely rare. Most cases reported describe management by open surgical resection, with sublabial and/or transfacial approaches...