Mohamed Bitar

Summary

Affiliation: American University of Beirut
Country: Lebanon

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The role of OM-85 BV (Broncho-Vaxom) in preventing recurrent acute tonsillitis in children
    Mohamed A Bitar
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 77:670-3. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Exploring the characteristics of children with obstructive adenoid responding to mometasone fuorate monohydrate: preliminary results
    Mohamed A Bitar
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, PO Box 11 0236 A52, Beirut, Lebanon
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 270:931-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Who needs admission among infants with acute otitis media?
    Mohamed A Bitar
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut School of Medicine and Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Paediatr Child Health 48:435-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Correspondence between subjective and linear measurements of the palatal airway on lateral cephalometric radiographs
    Mohamed A Bitar
    Pediatric Otolaryngology Section, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, PO Box 11 0236 A52, Beirut, Lebanon
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:43-7. 2010
  5. doi request reprint How frequent is adenoid obstruction? Impact on the diagnostic approach
    Mohamed A Bitar
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, American University of Beirut School of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon
    Pediatr Int 51:478-83. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Microdebrider-assisted partial tonsillectomy: short- and long-term outcomes
    Mohamed A Bitar
    Section of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut and Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon 11 0236 A52
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 265:459-63. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Can zinc be an adjuvant therapy for juvenile onset recurrent respiratory papillomatosis?
    Mohamed Bitar
    Section of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut and Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 71:1163-73. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint A suggested clinical score to predict the severity of adenoid obstruction in children
    Mohamed A Bitar
    Section of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, PO Box 11 0236 A52, Beirut, Lebanon, 1107 2020
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 263:924-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Does Helicobacter pylori colonize the nasopharynx of children and contribute to their middle ear disease?
    Mohamed Bitar
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Acta Otolaryngol 126:154-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Is Helicobacter pylori really present in the adenoids of children?
    Mohamed A Bitar
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 262:987-92. 2005

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Publications14

  1. doi request reprint The role of OM-85 BV (Broncho-Vaxom) in preventing recurrent acute tonsillitis in children
    Mohamed A Bitar
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 77:670-3. 2013
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of an immunostimulant (bacterial lysate) Broncho-Vaxom in the management of children with recurrent acute tonsillitis...
  2. doi request reprint Exploring the characteristics of children with obstructive adenoid responding to mometasone fuorate monohydrate: preliminary results
    Mohamed A Bitar
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, PO Box 11 0236 A52, Beirut, Lebanon
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 270:931-7. 2013
    ..The effect seems to be independent of the presence of mild intermittent allergic rhinitis, the age of patient, or the severity of symptoms...
  3. doi request reprint Who needs admission among infants with acute otitis media?
    Mohamed A Bitar
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut School of Medicine and Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Paediatr Child Health 48:435-8. 2012
    ..Our aim is to identify clinical indicators that may suggest a need for an invasive medical work-up and/or hospitalization of these young patients, and compare their management to that of older infants...
  4. doi request reprint Correspondence between subjective and linear measurements of the palatal airway on lateral cephalometric radiographs
    Mohamed A Bitar
    Pediatric Otolaryngology Section, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, PO Box 11 0236 A52, Beirut, Lebanon
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:43-7. 2010
    ..To evaluate the correlation between and significance of 2 methods of palatal airway assessment on lateral cephalographs...
  5. doi request reprint How frequent is adenoid obstruction? Impact on the diagnostic approach
    Mohamed A Bitar
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, American University of Beirut School of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon
    Pediatr Int 51:478-83. 2009
    ..The initial assessment methods are sometimes overused. The aims of the present study were to evaluate the use of these methods, estimate the incidence of obstructive adenoid and refine the approach to this problem...
  6. ncbi request reprint Microdebrider-assisted partial tonsillectomy: short- and long-term outcomes
    Mohamed A Bitar
    Section of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut and Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon 11 0236 A52
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 265:459-63. 2008
    ..6, range 1-36.2 months). Group 1 showed short-term benefits over group 2 and maintained the resultant improvement on the long-term with no infectious drawbacks...
  7. ncbi request reprint Can zinc be an adjuvant therapy for juvenile onset recurrent respiratory papillomatosis?
    Mohamed Bitar
    Section of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut and Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 71:1163-73. 2007
    ..To report a severe case of juvenile onset recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (JORRP) controlled by zinc replacement therapy. To review the contemporary adjuvant therapies used in JORRP...
  8. ncbi request reprint A suggested clinical score to predict the severity of adenoid obstruction in children
    Mohamed A Bitar
    Section of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, PO Box 11 0236 A52, Beirut, Lebanon, 1107 2020
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 263:924-8. 2006
    ..5% of patients, as detected intra-operatively. The suggested CS is simple to use and is highly reliable in identifying children in need for adenoidectomy, in the context of normal anterior rhinoscopy and tonsils less than grade three...
  9. ncbi request reprint Does Helicobacter pylori colonize the nasopharynx of children and contribute to their middle ear disease?
    Mohamed Bitar
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Acta Otolaryngol 126:154-9. 2006
    ..In this study we investigated a possible role for HP in middle ear disease in children...
  10. ncbi request reprint Is Helicobacter pylori really present in the adenoids of children?
    Mohamed A Bitar
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 262:987-92. 2005
    ..It is not possible to rely solely on morphology to detect HP in an extragastric location. The nPCR remains the best way to identify HP accurately, but does not imply its presence in an active role...
  11. ncbi request reprint Head & neck vascular and cystic lesions of infancy and early childhood: challenges in diagnosis and management--update
    Mohamed A Bitar
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Med Liban 51:155-64. 2003
    ..The mode of evaluating these entities is evolving and new treatment modalities are added now and then. An updated knowledge of these lesions and their management is crucial to provide the best care for these patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Management of congenital subglottic hemangioma: trends and success over the past 17 years
    Mohamed A Bitar
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, American Univeristy of Beirut Medical Center, American University of Beirut School of Medicine, Lebanon
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:226-31. 2005
    ..To evaluate the success and complications of various treatment options of congenital subglottic hemangioma...
  13. ncbi request reprint Intralingual foregut duplication cyst in a newborn
    Mohamed A el-Bitar
    Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Children s National Medical Center, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D C, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 82:454-6. 2003
    ..We excised this lesion via bipolar cautery, which we prefer to cold-knife or CO2 laser surgery...
  14. ncbi request reprint Plunging congenital epidermoid cyst of the oral cavity
    MohamedJ A M F A Bitar
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, PO Box 11 0236 A52, 1107 2020 Beirut, Lebanon
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 260:223-5. 2003
    ..We present a case of congenital epidermoid cyst of the sublingual space that presented late, at the age of 17 years, after it plunged into the submental area. The presentation of the patient and the surgical approach are discussed...