Christine G Gourin

Summary

Affiliation: Medical College of Georgia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Is selective neck dissection adequate treatment for node-positive disease?
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:1431-4. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of comorbidity on quality of life and treatment selection in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912, U S A
    Laryngoscope 115:1371-5. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Carcinoma of the hypopharynx
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 13:81-98. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, and the Center for Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 4060, USA
    Laryngoscope 116:1093-106. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Surgical robotics in otolaryngology: expanding the technology envelope
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 12:204-8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Head and neck cancer in transplant recipients
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 12:122-6. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Utility of positron emission tomography-computed tomography in identification of residual nodal disease after chemoradiation for advanced head and neck cancer
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery European Alzheimer s Disease Consortium, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 4060, USA
    Laryngoscope 116:705-10. 2006
  8. pmc Impact of surgeon and hospital volume on short-term outcomes and cost of oropharyngeal cancer surgical care
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 121:746-52. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Multidisciplinary head and neck cancer clinic and adherence with speech pathology
    Heather Starmer
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 121:2131-5. 2011
  10. doi request reprint The effect of pneumonia on short-term outcomes and cost of care after head and neck cancer surgery
    Yevgeniy R Semenov
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Laryngoscope 122:1994-2004. 2012

Detail Information

Publications86

  1. ncbi request reprint Is selective neck dissection adequate treatment for node-positive disease?
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:1431-4. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of comorbidity on quality of life and treatment selection in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912, U S A
    Laryngoscope 115:1371-5. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether comorbidity influenced pretreatment QOL scores and treatment selection in patients with HNSCC...
  3. ncbi request reprint Carcinoma of the hypopharynx
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 13:81-98. 2004
    ..Because of poor long-term survival rates, local control remains the most important factor in planning treatment, to provide meaningful palliation and best possible quality of life...
  4. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, and the Center for Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 4060, USA
    Laryngoscope 116:1093-106. 2006
    ..This study sought to determine if racial disparities exist between black and white patients with HNSCC treated at a single large institution in the South with a high proportion of black patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Surgical robotics in otolaryngology: expanding the technology envelope
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 12:204-8. 2004
    ..Current surgical robotic systems have been used to perform a variety of minimally invasive surgical procedures...
  6. ncbi request reprint Head and neck cancer in transplant recipients
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 12:122-6. 2004
    ..Head and neck sites are involved in more than 50% of patients, and as a result the otolaryngologist should be familiar with the diagnosis and management of posttransplant malignancies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Utility of positron emission tomography-computed tomography in identification of residual nodal disease after chemoradiation for advanced head and neck cancer
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery European Alzheimer s Disease Consortium, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 4060, USA
    Laryngoscope 116:705-10. 2006
    ..We sought to investigate the utility of positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT) in identifying patients with occult nodal disease after CR...
  8. pmc Impact of surgeon and hospital volume on short-term outcomes and cost of oropharyngeal cancer surgical care
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 121:746-52. 2011
    ..To evaluate the impact of surgeon and hospital case volume and other related variables on short-term outcomes after surgery for oropharyngeal cancer...
  9. doi request reprint Multidisciplinary head and neck cancer clinic and adherence with speech pathology
    Heather Starmer
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 121:2131-5. 2011
    ..To determine the effect of referral patterns on compliance with speech-language pathology (SLP) treatment of voice and swallowing difficulties in patients with head and neck cancer (HNCA)...
  10. doi request reprint The effect of pneumonia on short-term outcomes and cost of care after head and neck cancer surgery
    Yevgeniy R Semenov
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Laryngoscope 122:1994-2004. 2012
    ..We sought to determine the relationship between pneumonia and in-hospital mortality, complications, length of hospitalization and costs in head and neck cancer (HNCA) surgery...
  11. doi request reprint The effect of treatment on survival in patients with advanced laryngeal carcinoma
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 119:1312-7. 2009
    ..Over the last 2 decades, survival from laryngeal cancer has decreased. We sought to identify factors associated with decreased survival in laryngeal cancer...
  12. doi request reprint Identification of distant metastases with PET-CT in patients with suspected recurrent head and neck cancer
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 119:703-6. 2009
    ..To investigate the utility of positron-emission tomography/computed tomography (PET-CT) in identifying distant metastatic disease in patients with suspected recurrent head and neck squamous cell cancer (HNSCC)...
  13. doi request reprint Revisiting the role of positron-emission tomography/computed tomography in determining the need for planned neck dissection following chemoradiation for advanced head and neck cancer
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 119:2150-5. 2009
    ..The utility of positron-emission tomography/computed tomography (PET-CT) in identifying occult nodal disease in this scenario is controversial...
  14. doi request reprint The Effect of tumor subsite on short-term outcomes and costs of care after oral cancer surgery
    Ryan Li
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Laryngoscope 123:1652-9. 2013
    ....
  15. pmc Use of combination proteomic analysis to demonstrate molecular similarity of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma arising from different subsites
    Paul M Weinberger
    Department of Otolaryngology, Institute for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 135:694-703. 2009
    ..To evaluate head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCCs) for differences in protein expression between oral cavity, oropharynx, larynx, and hypopharynx subsites...
  16. ncbi request reprint Serum protein profile analysis following definitive treatment in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Christine G Gourin
    Center for Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912 4060, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:1125-30. 2007
    ..To determine the sensitivity and specificity of surface-enhanced laser desorption and ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry (SELDI-TOF-MS) assay for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) disease surveillance...
  17. doi request reprint Impact of surgeon and hospital volume on short-term outcomes and cost of laryngeal cancer surgical care
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Laryngoscope 121:85-90. 2011
    ..To evaluate the impact of surgeon and hospital case volume and other related variables on short-term outcomes after surgery for laryngeal cancer...
  18. doi request reprint The effect of deep venous thrombosis on short-term outcomes and cost of care after head and neck cancer surgery
    Patrick Hennessey
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 122:2199-204. 2012
    ..We sought to determine the relationship between DVT/PE and in-hospital mortality, postoperative complications, length of stay, and costs in head and neck cancer (HNCA) surgery...
  19. doi request reprint Volume-based trends in surgical care of patients with oropharyngeal cancer
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 121:738-45. 2011
    ..Positive volume-outcome relationships exist for diseases treated with technically complex surgery. Contemporary patterns of oropharyngeal cancer surgery by hospital and surgeon volume are poorly defined...
  20. doi request reprint Proteomic identification of serum biomarkers for head and neck cancer surveillance
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 119:1291-302. 2009
    ..We sought to identify biomarkers for recurrence with potential utility for surveillance and incorporated 2-D DIGE and MALDI-TOF-MS techniques to overcome the limitations of SELDI-TOF-MS in determining biomarker identity...
  21. doi request reprint The effect of occult nodal metastases on survival and regional control in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, USA
    Laryngoscope 118:1191-4. 2008
    ..To determine factors associated with disease-free survival (DFS) and regional control in clinically node-negative head and neck squamous cell cancer (HNSCC) patients with occult metastasis...
  22. doi request reprint Effect of comorbidity on post-treatment quality of life scores in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 119:907-14. 2009
    ..To determine the effect of comorbidity on 1-year post-treatment quality of life (QOL) in patients with head and neck squamous cell cancer (HNSCC)...
  23. doi request reprint Detection of papillary thyroid carcinoma with serum protein profile analysis
    William H Moretz
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Center for Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 4060, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:198-202. 2008
    ..To determine the sensitivity and specificity of surface-enhanced laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry (SELDI-TOF-MS) for papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) detection...
  24. doi request reprint Identification of distant metastases with positron-emission tomography-computed tomography in patients with previously untreated head and neck cancer
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, USA
    Laryngoscope 118:671-5. 2008
    ....
  25. doi request reprint National trends in oropharyngeal cancer surgery and the effect of surgeon and hospital volume on short-term outcomes and cost of care
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 122:543-51. 2012
    ..We sought to characterize contemporary patterns of oropharyngeal cancer surgical care and the effect of volume on surgical care and short-term outcomes...
  26. doi request reprint Factors associated with nonparticipation in one-year quality-of-life assessment in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 120:1435-43. 2010
    ..To identify factors associated with nonparticipation in long-term quality-of-life (QOL) analysis in head and neck squamous cell cancer (HNSCC) patients...
  27. doi request reprint Findings from a public thyroid screening protocol: ultrasound and disease characteristics
    David J Terris
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 4060, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 70:335-7. 2008
    ..A public thyroid screening protocol incorporating ultrasonography was developed and implemented as a feature of the National Thyroid Cancer Awareness month. Findings and lessons learned are described...
  28. ncbi request reprint 100 consecutive collaborative percutaneous tracheostomies
    Melanie W Seybt
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 4060, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:934-7. 2007
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Ultrasonic technology facilitates minimal access thyroid surgery
    David J Terris
    From the Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 4050, USA
    Laryngoscope 116:851-4. 2006
    ..Ultrasonic technology represents an alternative to conventional techniques in which the vessels are simultaneously sealed and divided. We sought to determine the safety and efficacy of thyroidectomy with ultrasonic technology...
  30. ncbi request reprint Endo-robotic resection of the submandibular gland in a cadaver model
    David J Terris
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, 1120 Fifteenth Street, Augusta, Georgia 30912 4060, USA
    Head Neck 27:946-51. 2005
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Hospital-acquired conditions in head and neck cancer surgery
    Amit Kochhar
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Laryngoscope 123:1660-9. 2013
    ..We sought to determine the incidence of HACs in head and neck cancer (HNCA) surgery and the association with in-hospital mortality, complications, length of hospitalization, and costs...
  32. ncbi request reprint Planned neck dissection following chemoradiotherapy for advanced head and neck cancer: is it necessary for all?
    Phillip K Pellitteri
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
    Head Neck 28:166-75. 2006
    ..Correlation of imaging results and pathologic node status will be important in determining the accuracy and, therefore, the value of this imaging modality for predicting the presence or absence of residual disease...
  33. doi request reprint The effect of alcohol abuse and alcohol withdrawal on short-term outcomes and cost of care after head and neck cancer surgery
    Dane J Genther
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Laryngoscope 122:1739-47. 2012
    ..We sought to determine the relationship between alcohol abuse and in-hospital mortality, postoperative complications, length of stay, and costs in HNCA surgery...
  34. ncbi request reprint High-risk tracheostomy: exploring the limits of the percutaneous tracheostomy
    D Russ Blankenship
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:987-9. 2005
    ..Modifications of the percutaneous tracheostomy (PercTrach) technique have made this a straightforward and safe procedure in appropriately selected patients. We sought to determine its value in high-risk patients...
  35. doi request reprint A contemporary review of indications for primary surgical care of patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 119:2124-34. 2009
    ..These data suggest that there is a need to apply more rigorous standards to the use of organ preservation strategies and offer an opportunity to review the role of primary surgery in head and neck cancer...
  36. doi request reprint Management of the "violated neck" in the era of chemoradiation
    Myriam Loyo
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 121:2349-58. 2011
    ..To determine if patients who have undergone an open neck biopsy (a "violated" neck) have improved disease control and survival with completion neck dissection...
  37. doi request reprint Complications that affect postlaryngectomy voice restoration: primary surgery vs salvage surgery
    Heather M Starmer
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 135:1165-9. 2009
    ..To assess the effect of primary treatment on tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis (TEP) complications...
  38. doi request reprint Depression, sleepiness, and disease severity in patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Stacey L Ishman
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 120:2331-5. 2010
    ..To determine if a relationship exists between depression, disease severity, and sleepiness in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...
  39. doi request reprint Does prosthesis diameter matter? The relationship between voice prosthesis diameter and complications
    Heather M Starmer
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 144:740-6. 2011
    ..To assess the impact of tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis diameter and treatment status on prosthesis-related complications...
  40. doi request reprint Is there a "July effect" for head and neck cancer surgery?
    Patrick T Hennessey
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 123:1889-95. 2013
    ..We sought to determine the effect of admission month on in-hospital mortality, complications, length of hospitalization, and costs for patients undergoing head and neck cancer (HNCA) surgery...
  41. doi request reprint Short-term outcomes and cost of care of treatment of head and neck paragangliomas
    Jason Y K Chan
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Laryngoscope 123:1645-51. 2013
    ..To characterize contemporary treatment of head and neck paragangliomas and the effect of treatment on postoperative complications, length of stay, and costs...
  42. doi request reprint National trends in thyroid surgery and the effect of volume on short-term outcomes
    Myriam Loyo
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 123:2056-63. 2013
    ..To characterize contemporary patterns of thyroid surgical care and the effect of volume status on surgical care and short-term outcomes...
  43. ncbi request reprint Polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma of the parotid gland
    Ashli K O'Rourke
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 85:669-71. 2006
    ..The recurrence was treated with radical surgical excision and radiation therapy, and the patient remained disease-free at 5 years of follow-up. We also review the literature on primary parotid PLGA...
  44. doi request reprint Postoperative urinary tract infection and short-term outcomes and costs in head and neck cancer surgery
    Jason Y K Chan
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 148:602-10. 2013
    ..We sought to determine the relationship between UTI and in-hospital mortality, postoperative complications, length of stay, and costs in head and neck cancer (HNCA) surgery...
  45. doi request reprint Distinct epidemiologic characteristics of oral tongue cancer patients
    Ryan Li
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 148:792-6. 2013
    ..We sought to further define the demographic characteristics associated with oral tongue cancer to determine if unique characteristics exist compared with other oral cavity cancers...
  46. doi request reprint The relationship between depressive symptoms, quality of life, and swallowing function in head and neck cancer patients 1 year after definitive therapy
    Brian M Lin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Laryngoscope 122:1518-25. 2012
    ..To determine the incidence of depression in head and neck cancer (HNCA) patients following definitive treatment and the relationship between depression and head and neck-specific measures of quality of life and function...
  47. doi request reprint The relationship between depressive symptoms and initial quality of life and function in head and neck cancer
    Jason Y K Chan
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 121:1212-8. 2011
    ..To determine the incidence of depression in head and neck cancer (HNCA) patients and the effect of depression on baseline head- and neck-specific measures of quality of life and function...
  48. doi request reprint Characteristics of participants in a free oral, head and neck cancer screening program
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 119:679-82. 2009
    ..It is unclear if screening programs successfully target high-risk populations. We sought to determine the characteristics of participants presenting for a free oral, head and neck cancer screening...
  49. ncbi request reprint Small cell carcinoma of the submandibular gland: a rare small round blue cell tumor
    David M Walters
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Am J Otolaryngol 28:118-21. 2007
    ..We utilize an acronym, LEMONS, to organize our review and facilitate improved retention of the differential diagnosis for small round blue cell tumors of the head and neck...
  50. ncbi request reprint Alcohol withdrawal prophylaxis in patients undergoing surgical treatment of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Kimberly M Neyman
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia USA
    Laryngoscope 115:786-90. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether benzodiazepine prophylaxis was successful in preventing complications from alcohol withdrawal...
  51. doi request reprint Free abdominal fat transfer for reconstruction of the total parotidectomy defect
    Bryant T Conger
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, USA
    Laryngoscope 118:1186-90. 2008
    ..We reviewed our experience with the use of FAT reconstruction of total parotidectomy defects to determine the safety and efficacy of this procedure...
  52. ncbi request reprint Emerging trends in the performance of parathyroid surgery
    David J Terris
    Department of Otolaryngology Head, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 4060, USA
    Laryngoscope 117:1009-12. 2007
    ..We sought to identify trends in the disciplines performing parathyroid surgery...
  53. ncbi request reprint Use of the harmonic scalpel in superficial and total parotidectomy for benign and malignant disease
    Lana L Jackson
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:1070-3. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether similar results could be achieved with the expanded use of the harmonic scalpel in parotidectomy for both benign and malignant disease...
  54. doi request reprint National prevalence and impact of perioperative vagus nerve injury in vestibular schwannoma
    Bryan K Ward
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Laryngoscope 122:2824-31. 2012
    ..This study aims to characterize the prevalence of complications associated with vagus nerve injury following vestibular schwannoma surgery and the impact of these complications on patient care...
  55. doi request reprint Vestibular schwannoma surgical volume and short-term outcomes in Maryland
    Bryan K Ward
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:577-83. 2012
    ..To characterize contemporary practice patterns and outcomes of vestibular schwannoma surgery...
  56. ncbi request reprint Correlation of intraoperative parathyroid hormone levels with parathyroid gland size
    William H Moretz
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Laryngoscope 117:1957-60. 2007
    ..To study the relationship of intraoperative intact parathyroid hormone levels (iPTH) with parathyroid adenoma weight and volume in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism...
  57. doi request reprint Volume-based trends in thyroid surgery
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, 601 N Caroline St, Ste 6260, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:1191-8. 2010
    ..to characterize contemporary patterns of thyroid surgical care and variables associated with access to high-volume care...
  58. doi request reprint Primary surgery for oropharyngeal cancer
    Ross A Udoff
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 143:644-9. 2010
    ..We reviewed our experience with primary surgery for oropharyngeal SCCA to identify factors associated with survival...
  59. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive thyroidectomy: basic and advanced techniques
    David J Terris
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Laryngoscope 116:350-6. 2006
    ..We advocate at least two distinct approaches, depending on the disease process and multiple patient factors. The technical aspects are explored in depth with liberal use of videographic demonstration...
  60. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of endoscopic approaches to the thyroid compartment
    David J Terris
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 4060, USA
    Laryngoscope 114:1377-82. 2004
    ..To compare a number of endoscopic approaches to the thyroid compartment...
  61. ncbi request reprint Quantitative analysis of syndecan-1 expression in dysplasia and squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity
    Lana L Jackson
    Departments of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Laryngoscope 117:868-71. 2007
    ....
  62. doi request reprint Patient-perceived long-term communication and swallow function following cerebellopontine angle surgery
    Heather M Starmer
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, Baltimore, Maryland, U S A
    Laryngoscope 124:476-80. 2014
    ..Evaluation of long-term patient-perceived functional outcomes and quality of life (QOL) related to communication and eating with an emphasis on voice, speech production, and swallowing after cerebello-pontine angle (CPA) surgery...
  63. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive thyroidectomy using the Sofferman technique
    David J Terris
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 4060, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:1104-8. 2005
    ..A combination of novel access techniques was used to allow for minimally invasive thyroidectomy (MITh)...
  64. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic neck surgery: resection of the submandibular gland in a cadaver model
    David J Terris
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Laryngoscope 114:407-10. 2004
    ..The objective was to evaluate the feasibility of performing a totally endoscopic resection of the submandibular gland in a cadaver model...
  65. ncbi request reprint Thyroid surgery: changing patterns of practice
    David J Terris
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 4060, USA
    Laryngoscope 116:911-5. 2006
    ..We sought to investigate corresponding trends in the disciplines performing thyroid surgery...
  66. ncbi request reprint Outpatient thyroid surgery is safe and desirable
    David J Terris
    Department of Otolaryngology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 4060, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:556-9. 2007
    ..Thyroid surgery has traditionally been done on an inpatient basis. With the advent of minimal access techniques, drains are frequently not required and ambulatory thyroidectomy is possible...
  67. doi request reprint Volume-based trends in laryngeal cancer surgery
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Laryngoscope 121:77-84. 2011
    ..Positive volume-outcome relationships exist for diseases treated with technically complex surgery. Contemporary patterns of laryngeal cancer surgery by hospital and surgeon volume are poorly defined...
  68. ncbi request reprint Association of nuclear, cytoplasmic expression of galectin-3 with beta-catenin/Wnt-pathway activation in thyroid carcinoma
    Paul M Weinberger
    Department of Otolaryngology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:503-10. 2007
    ..To characterize the localization of galectin-3 in benign and malignant thyroid neoplasms and to correlate this with alterations in beta-catenin and cyclin D1 expression...
  69. doi request reprint The relationship between depressive symptoms and Voice Handicap Index scores in laryngopharyngeal reflux
    Jackson C Elam
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 120:1900-3. 2010
    ..To determine if a relationship exists between depression and Voice Handicap Index (VHI) scores in patients with laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) disease...
  70. ncbi request reprint Contemporary parathyroidectomy: exploiting technology
    David J Terris
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 4060, USA
    Am J Otolaryngol 28:408-14. 2007
    ..Modern parathyroid surgeons should maintain familiarity with the appropriate role of these approaches...
  71. ncbi request reprint Serum protein profile analysis in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:390-7. 2006
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Harmonic Scalpel versus cold knife dissection in superficial parotidectomy
    D Russ Blankenship
    Department of Otolarygology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:397-400. 2004
    ..We sought to determine whether the use of the Harmonic Scalpel in superficial parotidectomy was associated with a difference in operative time, blood loss, or facial nerve injury compared with conventional techniques...
  73. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous tracheostomy: don't beat them, join them
    D Russ Blankenship
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
    Laryngoscope 114:1517-21. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the value of a collaborative approach to the performance of PercTrach at the bedside in the intensive care unit setting...
  74. doi request reprint New technologies in thyroid surgery
    Adam M Becker
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, 1120 15 th Street, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 17:233-48, x. 2008
    ..Finally, surgical robotics, with the promise of further enhanced visualization and surgical dexterity better than that possible with traditional endoscopic approaches, may have future applications to thyroid surgery...
  75. ncbi request reprint 'Push' versus 'pull' percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement in patients with advanced head and neck cancer
    Anthony T Tucker
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912 4060, USA
    Laryngoscope 113:1898-902. 2003
    ..The authors sought to determine whether the push method of PEG placement is associated with a lower incidence of complications in this patient population...
  76. doi request reprint National trends in laryngeal cancer surgery and the effect of surgeon and hospital volume on short-term outcomes and cost of care
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 122:88-94. 2012
    ..We sought to characterize contemporary patterns of laryngeal cancer surgical care and the effect of volume status on surgical care and short-term outcomes...
  77. ncbi request reprint A comparison of polysomnography and the SleepStrip in the diagnosis of OSA
    Kenny P Pang
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 135:265-8. 2006
    ..To investigate the role of a portable screening device (SleepStrip) in the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...
  78. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of acquired tracheocele
    Edward A Porubsky
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 85:386-7. 2006
    ..We present a case of acquired tracheocele and describe a method of successful surgical management...
  79. doi request reprint The nasal obstruction symptom evaluation survey as a screening tool for obstructive sleep apnea
    Lisa Ishii
    Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 4949 Eastern Ave, A5W, 595A, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:119-23. 2011
    ..To determine if clinical data and Nasal Obstruction Symptom Evaluation (NOSE) scores can be used to identify patients at risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...
  80. doi request reprint Adult tonsillectomy: current indications and outcomes
    Elizabeth K Hoddeson
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 140:19-22. 2009
    ..Limited data exist with respect to the current prevalence of indications for tonsillectomy in adults. We sought to determine the indications for adult tonsillectomy and to identify factors associated with postoperative complications...
  81. ncbi request reprint Management of the N0 neck--reference or preference
    William I Wei
    Division of Head and Neck Surgery, Otorhinolaryngology, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Center, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, Peoples Republic of China
    Oral Oncol 42:115-22. 2006
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Elective and therapeutic selective neck dissection
    Alfio Ferlito
    Department of Surgical Sciences, ENT Clinic, University of Udine, Policlinico Universitario, Piazzale S Maria della Misericordia, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Oral Oncol 42:14-25. 2006
    ....
  83. ncbi request reprint Free tissue transfer to manage salvage laryngectomy defects after organ preservation failure
    Kirk P Withrow
    Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0012, USA
    Laryngoscope 117:781-4. 2007
    ..We hypothesize that even when sufficient mucosa is present to close the defect primarily, introduction of vascularized tissue to close the defect may improve outcomes...
  84. doi request reprint Quality of life is more than the sum of its parts
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 139:273-4. 2008
    ..Stage, primary tumor site, surgical treatment, chemotherapy, and high attrition rates influence QOL assessment and need to be incorporated into QOL analysis...
  85. ncbi request reprint Delaying postoperative radiotherapy in advanced laryngeal cancer
    Adam M Becker
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:998-9. 2005
  86. ncbi request reprint Nontraumatic atlanto-axial subluxation after retropharyngeal cellulitis: Grisel's syndrome
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Am J Otolaryngol 23:60-5. 2002