S Mark Taylor

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint CO2 laser versus cold steel margin analysis following endoscopic excision of glottic cancer
    Fawaz M Makki
    Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 43:6. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Long-term functional donor site morbidity of the free radial forearm flap in head and neck cancer survivors
    Jason R Orlik
    Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology, QEII Health Sciences Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Suite 3044 Dickson Building, 5820 University Avenue, Halifax B3H 1 V7 NS, Canada
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 43:1. 2014
  3. pmc Treatment of T1b glottic SCC: laser vs. radiation--a Canadian multicenter study
    S Mark Taylor
    Dalhousie University, Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Halifax, NS, Canada
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 42:22. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint The Taylor saddle effacement: a new technique for correction of saddle nose deformity
    S Mark Taylor
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 37:105-11. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic treatment of Cis-T2 glottic cancer with a CO2 laser: 2-year survival analysis of 36 cases
    S Mark Taylor
    Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 37:582-5. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Is preoperative ultrasonography accurate in measuring tumor thickness and predicting the incidence of cervical metastasis in oral cancer?
    S Mark Taylor
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 1V7
    Oral Oncol 46:38-41. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Sentinel node biopsy in N0 squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity and oropharynx in patients previously treated with surgery or radiation therapy: a pilot study
    Robert D Hart
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:806-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint IIb or not IIb: oncologic role of submuscular recess inclusion in selective neck dissections
    Benjamin J A Hoyt
    Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 37:689-93. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Level VI node size as a predictor of malignancy in papillary thyroid cancer
    Kristian I Macdonald
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 39:136-41. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Current practice patterns in the management of glottic cancer in Canada: results of a national survey
    Fawaz M Makki
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, 3rd Floor Dickson Building, 5820 University Avenue, Halifax, NS B3H 1V7
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 40:205-10. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint CO2 laser versus cold steel margin analysis following endoscopic excision of glottic cancer
    Fawaz M Makki
    Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 43:6. 2014
    ..To compare the suitability of CO2 laser with steel instruments for margin excision in transoral laser microsurgery...
  2. doi request reprint Long-term functional donor site morbidity of the free radial forearm flap in head and neck cancer survivors
    Jason R Orlik
    Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology, QEII Health Sciences Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Suite 3044 Dickson Building, 5820 University Avenue, Halifax B3H 1 V7 NS, Canada
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 43:1. 2014
    ..To assess the functional donor site morbidity of the forearm free flap in patients surviving at least 2 years after ablative head and neck cancer surgery in a tertiary care centre...
  3. pmc Treatment of T1b glottic SCC: laser vs. radiation--a Canadian multicenter study
    S Mark Taylor
    Dalhousie University, Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Halifax, NS, Canada
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 42:22. 2013
    ..To assess the oncological and functional outcomes of T1b squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the glottic larynx treated with laser in comparison with radiation...
  4. ncbi request reprint The Taylor saddle effacement: a new technique for correction of saddle nose deformity
    S Mark Taylor
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 37:105-11. 2008
    ..To describe a novel technique, the Taylor saddle effacement (TSE), for correction of saddle nose deformity using autologous grafts from the lower lateral cartilages...
  5. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic treatment of Cis-T2 glottic cancer with a CO2 laser: 2-year survival analysis of 36 cases
    S Mark Taylor
    Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 37:582-5. 2008
    ..To report our 2-year survival outcomes for early glottic carcinoma using microsurgical resection with the CO2 laser...
  6. doi request reprint Is preoperative ultrasonography accurate in measuring tumor thickness and predicting the incidence of cervical metastasis in oral cancer?
    S Mark Taylor
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 1V7
    Oral Oncol 46:38-41. 2010
    ..Preoperative ultrasonography is an accurate measure of tumor depth in oral carcinoma. Tumor thickness is a significant predictor of nodal metastasis and elective neck dissection should be considered when this thickness is 5mm...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sentinel node biopsy in N0 squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity and oropharynx in patients previously treated with surgery or radiation therapy: a pilot study
    Robert D Hart
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:806-9. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint IIb or not IIb: oncologic role of submuscular recess inclusion in selective neck dissections
    Benjamin J A Hoyt
    Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 37:689-93. 2008
    ..Our study examined the prevalence and predictors of cancer within the submuscular recess (SMR)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Level VI node size as a predictor of malignancy in papillary thyroid cancer
    Kristian I Macdonald
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 39:136-41. 2010
    ..To determine the incidence of metastatic lymph nodes < 1 cm in routine level VI neck dissections in papillary thyroid cancer (PTC)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Current practice patterns in the management of glottic cancer in Canada: results of a national survey
    Fawaz M Makki
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, 3rd Floor Dickson Building, 5820 University Avenue, Halifax, NS B3H 1V7
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 40:205-10. 2011
    ..In this study, we sought to determine current trends in the management of glottic cancer in Canada. We further sought to determine the approach to margin status following treatment of glottic cancer...
  11. ncbi request reprint Do we measure up? Is an objective measuring device necessary for the accurate assessment of oral cavity and oropharyngeal lesions?
    Clark Bartlett
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 38:197-207. 2009
    ..The focus of this study was to determine if the introduction of a measurement tool (a ruler) changes the T stage of oral cavity and oropharyngeal lesions and the N stage of lymph nodes...
  12. doi request reprint Laryngeal reconstruction following CO2 laser surgery for glottic cancer
    Jonathan P Cavanagh
    Division of Otolaryngology, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Head Neck 31:1369-76. 2009
    ..The indications for using each technique are discussed, with particular attention paid to functional outcomes following these reconstructive efforts...
  13. ncbi request reprint Patterns of lymph node metastases to the submuscular recess
    Rachael Smith
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Victoria General Site, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Otolaryngol 36:203-7. 2007
    ..The goal was to evaluate the oncologic need for dissection in this area owing to the increased morbidity from devascularization of the spinal accessory nerve...
  14. doi request reprint Hyperparathyroidism-jaw tumor syndrome
    Matthew R Kutcher
    Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Head Neck 35:E175-7. 2013
    ..Since it was first described in 1990, the genetics underlying the syndrome have been elucidated and typical clinical presentations are becoming clarified as literature describing this rare entity amasses...
  15. doi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use among patients presenting to a pediatric otolaryngology clinic
    M Elise Graham
    IWK Health Centre, Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 77:721-5. 2013
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Transoral laser microsurgery versus radiation therapy for early glottic cancer in Canada: cost analysis
    Timothy J Phillips
    Division of Otolaryngology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 38:619-23. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to conduct the first cost analysis in Canada on the treatment of early glottic cancer comparing radiation therapy and TLM...
  17. ncbi request reprint Hyalinizing trabecular tumour: review and new insights into the molecular biology
    Nicola R Smith
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 41:30-4. 2012
    ..To apply this information to clinical practice and thus elucidate the best approach regarding the management of patients with thyroid tumours...
  18. ncbi request reprint Double fat plane of the radial forearm free flap and its implications for the microvascular surgeon
    Ali Shahnavaz
    Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 39:288-91. 2010
    ..This study demonstrates the consistency of the cephalic vein within this double fat plane using a cadaveric model and our prospective operative experience raising the RFFF...
  19. ncbi request reprint Chondrosarcoma of the head and neck: report of 11 cases and literature review
    Paul Hong
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Faculty of Medicine, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 38:279-85. 2009
    ..Chondrosarcoma is a malignant tumour of mesenchymal origin. Chondrosarcomas most commonly occur on axial structures and are rarely found in the head and neck. A review of these tumours was carried out, focusing on management and outcomes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Incidence of parathyroid tissue in level VI neck dissection
    Jonathan P Cavanagh
    Division of Otolaryngology, Dalhousie University, QE II Health Sciences Centre, 5820 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 40:27-33. 2011
    ..Level VI central neck dissections are commonly completed with thyroidectomy. This procedure involves risk of damage to, or incidental excision of, one or more of the parathyroid glands...
  21. pmc Prognostic factors for metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma of the parotid
    Fawaz M Makki
    Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre and Dalhousie University, 1278 Tower Rd, Halifax, NS, B3H 2Y9, Canada
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 42:14. 2013
    ..To explore the prognostic significance of patient and disease characteristics on the survival of patients with metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma of the parotid gland at a tertiary care center in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada...
  22. ncbi request reprint Batting .500: experience with the fibular free flap in the achondroplastic patient
    S Mark Taylor
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 38:178-82. 2009
    ..To describe the use of the fibular free flap in the achondroplastic patient and to report the potential pitfalls of free flap surgery on this group of patients...
  23. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy and safety of fine-needle aspiration biopsy of the parapharyngeal space
    Thomas Arnason
    Division of Anatomical Pathology, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre and Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Diagn Cytopathol 40:118-23. 2012
    ..Nondiagnostic FNAs are common. There are more specific diagnoses and fewer nondiagnostic tests with LBC than with conventional smears. Improved specimen quality with LBC is likely a factor...
  24. ncbi request reprint Review of transoral laser microsurgery for cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract
    Matthew H Rigby
    Division of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 40:113-21. 2011
    ..Functional results, the role of margins, and postoperative complications are also discussed in relation to TLM...
  25. pmc Serum biomarkers of papillary thyroid cancer
    Fawaz M Makki
    Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre and Dalhousie University, 1278 Tower Rd, B3H 2Y9, Halifax, N, S, Canada
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 42:16. 2013
    ..To identify serum biomarkers of papillary thyroid cancer...
  26. ncbi request reprint Management of goitre and small nodule disease by Canadian otolaryngologists
    Natalie E Parks
    Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 41:240-5. 2012
    ..To describe current management practices among Canadian otolaryngologists for small thyroid nodule disease and nodules in the context of goitre...
  27. doi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use in the thyroid patients of a head and neck practice
    Maria K Brake
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 145:208-12. 2011
    ..Subsequently, to determine whether the common therapies used were likely to interfere with the planned patient's care and whether the predominance was significant to warrant inclusion in routine history assessments...
  28. ncbi request reprint Review of thromboprophylaxis in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery
    Rick Jaggi
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 40:261-5. 2011
    ..RESEARCH TYPE: Translational...
  29. ncbi request reprint Pectoralis major myofascial flap in head and neck reconstruction: indications and outcomes
    Jean Luc Ethier
    Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 38:632-41. 2009
    ..To review the pectoralis major myofascial (PMMF) flap in head and neck reconstruction...
  30. doi request reprint Arteriovenous malformation of the scalp with cerebral steal
    Kate Kelly
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, QEII Hospital, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Head Neck 31:1520-3. 2009
    ..Arteriovenous malformation of the scalp resulting from blunt trauma to the head is an unusual occurrence and is rarely associated with neurological sequelae. This case details an arteriovenous malformation with a cerebral steal phenomenon...
  31. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic stapling versus external transcervical approach for the treatment of Zenker diverticulum
    Matthew Brace
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 39:102-6. 2010
    ..To compare endoscopic stapling versus external transcervical approaches in the treatment of Zenker diverticulum...
  32. doi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use in patients presenting to a head and neck oncology clinic
    Tarren Vyas
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Head Neck 32:793-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among patients presenting to a head and neck oncology clinic prior to a diagnosis...
  33. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic treatment of cis-T2 glottic cancer with a CO(2) laser: preliminary results from a Canadian centre
    Matthew H Rigby
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Otolaryngol 36:106-10. 2007
    ..Although our oncologic results do require more follow-up, based on our positive experience thus far, we believe that endoscopic management of glottic cancer is a treatment option that may be underused in the Canadian health care system...
  34. ncbi request reprint Synovial sarcoma of the pericricoidal soft tissue
    S Mark Taylor
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 126:428-9. 2002
  35. pmc Rates of thyroid malignancy by FNA diagnostic category
    Blair A Williams
    Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 42:61. 2013
    ..To date there have been few studies to determine whether these predictions are widely applicable...
  36. ncbi request reprint A case of bilateral internal auditory canal osteomas
    Maria K Brake
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, QE II Health Sciences Centre, 1276 S Park St, Rm 826, Victoria Bldg, Halifax NS B3H 2Y9, Canada
    Ear Nose Throat J 93:E15-8. 2014
    ..Audiometry showed presbycusis. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging identified bilateral internal auditory canal osteomas. The patient was treated conservatively, monitored, and had complete resolution of her symptoms. ..
  37. pmc Expectantly waiting: a survey of thyroid surgery wait times among Canadian otolaryngologists
    Maria Brake
    Room 826, Victoria Building, QEII Health Sciences Centre, 1278 Tower Road, Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9, Canada
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 42:47. 2013
    ....
  38. doi request reprint The double hatchet flap: a workhorse in head and neck local flap reconstruction
    Leigh J Sowerby
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 12:198-201. 2010
    ..The design of the flap and our modification will be discussed in detail, along with a description of 4 representative cases...
  39. pmc Nodular fasciitis of the zygoma: A case report
    Tarren Vyas
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Can J Plast Surg 16:241-3. 2008
    ..Treatment is most commonly by local surgical excision, and recurrence is rare. A case of NF over the zygoma in a 60-year-old man not associated with trauma is presented...
  40. ncbi request reprint Use of the external jugular vein as the sole recipient vein in head and neck free flap reconstruction
    Paul Hong
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Otolaryngol 35:361-5. 2006
    ..Our aim was to ascertain whether the use of external jugular vein as the sole recipient vein is related to an increase in free flap failure in head and neck reconstructive surgery...
  41. ncbi request reprint Sentinel lymph node biopsy in N0 squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity and oropharynx
    Robert D Hart
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:34-8. 2005
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of the platysma myocutaneous flap for head and neck reconstruction
    Jacek Szudek
    Division of Otolaryngology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, and Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, 5820 University Ave, Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9, Canada
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:655-61. 2007
    ..To systematically review and quantify complication rates and to identify preoperative factors among patients who underwent platysma myocutaneous flap reconstruction for head and neck cancer...
  43. ncbi request reprint Informed consent in rhinoplasty: prospective randomized study of risk recall in patients who are given written disclosure of risks versus traditional oral discussion groups
    Paul Hong
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 38:369-74. 2009
    ..To determine the effectiveness of providing written information in enhancing patient understanding and retention...
  44. ncbi request reprint Metastatic renal cell carcinoma to the head and neck: summary of 21 cases
    Gavin Langille
    Medical Student, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 37:515-21. 2008
    ..RCC should be considered a source for lesions in this region, especially in patients who have received a previous diagnosis of RCC...
  45. doi request reprint Dentinogenic ghost cell tumor of the maxilla
    Matthew Quinn
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University Medical School, 5820 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 139:604-5. 2008
  46. doi request reprint Soft tissue reconstruction of the oral cavity: a review of current options
    Matthew H Rigby
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 21:311-7. 2013
    ..This article provides an overview of the principles of soft tissue reconstruction of the oral cavity, and reviews the recent clinical outcomes for described options...
  47. pmc The long-term effects of mandibular distraction osteogenesis on developing deciduous molar teeth
    Paul Hong
    Dalhousie Pediatric Craniofacial Group, Department of Surgery, IWK Health Centre, Dalhousie University, P O Box 9700, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3K 6R8
    Plast Surg Int 2012:913807. 2012
    ..Significant primary molar developmental complications were not seen in our patients. The use of internal distractor device with an inverted L-shaped osteotomy seems to be a safe surgical approach in regards to dental outcomes...
  48. ncbi request reprint Fourth branchial cyst presenting with right-sided vocal cord paralysis
    Benjamin J A Hoyt
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    J Otolaryngol 33:273-5. 2004
    ..The truly unique presentation of this case highlights the importance of including these anomalies in the differential diagnosis for all neck lesions...
  49. ncbi request reprint Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma of the submandibular triangle
    Matthew H Rigby
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Otolaryngol 35:194-5. 2006
  50. ncbi request reprint Metastatic acinic cell carcinoma of the parotid gland with ectopic ACTH syndrome
    Lucy Jamieson
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:149-50. 2007