Ralph Metson

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Laser eustachian tuboplasty: two-year results
    Dennis S Poe
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Laryngoscope 117:231-7. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Reduction of diplopia following endoscopic orbital decompression: the orbital sling technique
    Ralph Metson
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Laryngoscope 112:1753-7. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Image-guided sinus surgery: practical considerations
    Ralph Metson
    Department of Otology and Laryngology Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 38:527-34. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Microdebrider eustachian tuboplasty: A preliminary report
    Ralph Metson
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:422-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic orbital and optic nerve decompression
    Ralph Metson
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 39:551-61, ix. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic surgery for frontal sinusitis--a graduated approach
    Ralph Metson
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Zero Emerson Place, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 37:411-22. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Symposium: masters in otolaryngology--update in rhinology
    Ralph Metson
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, USA
    Laryngoscope 113:1466-9. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Image-guided sinus surgery: lessons learned from the first 1000 cases
    Ralph Metson
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:8-13. 2003
  9. pmc Topographic gene expression in the sinonasal cavity of patients with chronic sinusitis with polyps
    Michael P Platt
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 145:171-5. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Sinus surgery in patients with previously repaired cerebrospinal fluid leaks
    Douglas D Reh
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and EarInfirmary, Boston, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:1187-90. 2008

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Laser eustachian tuboplasty: two-year results
    Dennis S Poe
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Laryngoscope 117:231-7. 2007
    ..Laser eustachian tuboplasty (LETP) combined with appropriate medical management will eliminate the chronic presence of middle ear effusions in selected patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Reduction of diplopia following endoscopic orbital decompression: the orbital sling technique
    Ralph Metson
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Laryngoscope 112:1753-7. 2002
    ..The purpose of the study was to evaluate a new technique intended to reduce the incidence of diplopia following endoscopic orbital decompression...
  3. ncbi request reprint Image-guided sinus surgery: practical considerations
    Ralph Metson
    Department of Otology and Laryngology Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 38:527-34. 2005
    ..Surgeons who use this technology must do so with an appreciation of its potential benefits, as well as its possible pitfalls...
  4. ncbi request reprint Microdebrider eustachian tuboplasty: A preliminary report
    Ralph Metson
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:422-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate microdebrider eustachian tuboplasty for treatment of patients with eustachian tube dysfunction...
  5. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic orbital and optic nerve decompression
    Ralph Metson
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 39:551-61, ix. 2006
    ..Although the benefits of and indications for decompression of the orbit are well established, the role of optic nerve decompression remains controversial...
  6. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic surgery for frontal sinusitis--a graduated approach
    Ralph Metson
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Zero Emerson Place, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 37:411-22. 2004
    ..Although patients with refractory frontal sinusitis can present a therapeutic challenge, proper surgical management usually results in successful control of symptoms and overall improvement in quality of life...
  7. ncbi request reprint Symposium: masters in otolaryngology--update in rhinology
    Ralph Metson
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, USA
    Laryngoscope 113:1466-9. 2003
    ..Many of these advances can be classified into three major trends: technology, techniques, and tissue eosinophilia...
  8. ncbi request reprint Image-guided sinus surgery: lessons learned from the first 1000 cases
    Ralph Metson
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:8-13. 2003
    ..Study Design and Setting: Retrospective review of the first 1000 image-guided sinus operations performed by 42 surgeons at an academic medical center...
  9. pmc Topographic gene expression in the sinonasal cavity of patients with chronic sinusitis with polyps
    Michael P Platt
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 145:171-5. 2011
    ..To determine whether variations in gene expression exist at multiple subsites along the sinonasal tract in patients with chronic sinusitis with polyps and in healthy controls...
  10. doi request reprint Sinus surgery in patients with previously repaired cerebrospinal fluid leaks
    Douglas D Reh
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and EarInfirmary, Boston, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:1187-90. 2008
    ..To explore surgical technique and outcomes of revision endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) in patients with previously repaired cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks...
  11. doi request reprint Endoscopic management of exophthalmos
    Michael P Platt
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Facial Plast Surg 25:38-42. 2009
    ..This article describes the authors' techniques for performing endoscopic orbital decompression...
  12. doi request reprint Gene-expression signatures of nasal polyps associated with chronic rhinosinusitis and aspirin-sensitive asthma
    Michael Platt
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 9:23-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this review is to highlight recent advances in gene-expression profiling of nasal polyps in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis and aspirin-sensitive asthma...
  13. ncbi request reprint Anatomical changes of the ethmoid cavity after endoscopic sinus surgery
    Michael P Platt
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Laryngoscope 118:2240-4. 2008
    ..Plasticity of the ethmoid sinus framework after endoscopic surgery, however, is a newly described entity. The objective of this study was to determine the incidence and extent of changes in ethmoid size after ethmoidectomy...
  14. ncbi request reprint The Agger Nasi Punch-Out Procedure (POP): maximizing exposure of the frontal recess
    Steven D Pletcher
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Laryngoscope 116:1710-2. 2006
  15. ncbi request reprint Impact of image guidance on complications during osteoplastic frontal sinus surgery
    Raj Sindwani
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts, Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:150-5. 2004
    ..To evaluate the impact of image-guidance technology on intraoperative complications during frontal sinus obliteration surgery...
  16. doi request reprint Pathways analysis of molecular markers in chronic sinusitis with polyps
    Michael P Platt
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 144:802-8. 2011
    ..To perform a comprehensive molecular pathways analysis of genes identified through genome-wide expression profiling and the published literature for chronic sinusitis with polyps...
  17. doi request reprint Medialization of the lamina papyracea after endoscopic ethmoidectomy: comparison of preprocedure and postprocedure computed tomographic scans
    Mary Elizabeth Cunnane
    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 33:79-81. 2009
    ..The purpose of this article is to report computed tomography demonstration of medial bowing of the lamina papyracea in 5 patients after internal ethmoidectomy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Revision endoscopic orbital decompression in the management of Graves' orbitopathy
    Man Kit Leung
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 141:46-51. 2009
    ..The objective of this study is to determine the safety and effectiveness of revision endoscopic orbital decompression in patients with refractory Graves' orbitopathy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic optic nerve decompression for nontraumatic optic neuropathy
    Steven D Pletcher
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:780-3. 2007
    ..To determine the efficacy of endoscopic optic nerve decompression for the treatment of patients with nontraumatic optic neuropathy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic frontal sinus drillout in 100 patients
    Mark Samaha
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Mass, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 129:854-8. 2003
    ..To determine the efficacy of frontal sinus drillout surgery for the treatment of chronic frontal sinusitis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic frontal sinus obliteration: a new technique for the treatment of chronic frontal sinusitis
    Feodor Ung
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:551-5. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate an endoscopic technique for frontal sinus obliteration...
  22. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting time to revision sinus surgery for nasal polyps: a 25-year experience
    Arthur W Wu
    Department of Otolaryngology A W W, J Y T, H S T, R M, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School and the, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, U S A
    Laryngoscope 124:29-33. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study is to identify clinical factors that influence the time interval to revision sinus surgery in patients with nasal polyps...
  23. doi request reprint Self-irrigating piezoelectric device in orbital surgery
    Dawn K De Castro
    Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 29:118-22. 2013
    ..The authors describe the novel use of this system in a variety of orbital surgeries...
  24. doi request reprint Free graft techniques in skull base reconstruction
    Jonathan Y Ting
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, 243 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 74:33-41. 2013
    ..The accessibility, ease of placement, and high take rate associated with free mucosal grafts makes them a wise and popular choice for reconstruction of many skull base defects...
  25. doi request reprint Sinonasal abnormalities in patients with Graves' orbitopathy
    Zachary M Soler
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Laryngoscope 121:656-60. 2011
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  26. doi request reprint Gene expression profiling of nasal polyps associated with chronic sinusitis and aspirin-sensitive asthma
    Konstantina M Stankovic
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Laryngoscope 118:881-9. 2008
    ..To identify genes whose expression is most characteristic of chronic rhinosinusitis and aspirin-sensitive asthma through genome-wide transcriptional profiling of nasal polyp tissue...
  27. ncbi request reprint The frontal wishbone: anatomic and clinical implications
    Hernan Goldsztein
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Rhinol 21:725-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to correlate the incidence and dimensions of this "frontal wishbone" (FWB) with the presence of frontal sinus disease...
  28. ncbi request reprint Image-guided resection of fibro-osseous lesions of the skull base
    Mark Samaha
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Rhinol 17:115-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of image-guidance systems for the resection of these lesions...
  29. doi request reprint A modified lacrimal sac implant for high-risk dacryocystorhinostomy
    Dawn K De Castro
    Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, U S A International Eye Institute, St Luke s Medical Center, Quezon City, Philippines Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts and Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts and Department of Otolaryngology, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, U S A
    Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 29:367-72. 2013
    ..The technique described herein avoids mucosal anastomosis and minimizes mucosal manipulation by inserting a permanent silicone conduit from the lacrimal sac into the nasal cavity...
  30. doi request reprint Palliative care for the patient with refractory chronic rhinosinusitis
    Elizabeth J Mahoney
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, FGH Building, 820 Harrison Avenue, One Boston Medical Center Place, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 42:39-47, vii-viii. 2009
    ..This article reviews the proposed hypotheses as to why some patients with chronic sinusitis fail conventional therapy and highlights treatment options useful in the palliative treatment of these patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint A new model for collection of clinical outcomes data in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis
    Josh C Meier
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 4:411-5. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe the implementation of an online model for collection of clinical outcomes data in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS)...
  32. doi request reprint Endoscopic resection of orbital hemangiomas
    Nipun Chhabra
    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 4:251-5. 2014
    ..Traditional orbitotomy approaches to resect these intraconal lesions are associated with patient morbidity due to difficulties with visualization and access in the region of the orbital apex...
  33. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic microdebrider in deep lateral orbital decompression for patients with thyroid eye disease
    John Nguyen
    Department of Ophthalmology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School and Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, U S A
    Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 30:262-6. 2014
    ..The current investigation illustrates the novel use of a microdebrider with built-in stereotactic guidance in a series of thyroid orbitopathy patients who underwent deep lateral orbital wall decompression surgery...
  34. doi request reprint Outcomes analysis in epistaxis management: development of a therapeutic algorithm
    Josef Shargorodsky
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 149:390-8. 2013
    ..This study explored the outcomes of epistaxis treatment modalities to optimize management and enable the development of a therapeutic algorithm...
  35. doi request reprint The accessory posterolateral nerve: an immunohistological analysis
    Benjamin S Bleier
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 26:271-3. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to characterize these accessory posterolateral nerves by immunohistochemistry to determine their morphology and composition...
  36. ncbi request reprint Image-guided frontal sinus surgery
    Raj Sindwani
    Division of Rhinology and Sinus Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 38:461-71. 2005
    ..Navigation technology has the potential to improve the efficacy and safety of frontal sinus surgery; however, its use is no substitution for proper surgical training and technique...
  37. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic orbital and optic nerve decompression
    Steven D Pletcher
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 39:943-58, vi. 2006
    ..Endoscopic orbital decompression has proved to be safe and effective for the treatment of patients with Graves' orbitopathy; however, the indications and outcomes for endoscopic decompression of the optic nerve remain controversial...
  38. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic ligation of the anterior ethmoid artery
    Steven D Pletcher
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Laryngoscope 117:378-81. 2007
  39. ncbi request reprint When sinus trouble won't stay away. For people with chronic sinusitis, nasal irrigation and surgery offer avenues for fewer relapses and better breathing
    Ralph Metson
    Health News 10:12-3. 2004