Steven D Pletcher

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. doi request reprint Treatment of recurrent sinonasal polyposis with steroid-infused carboxymethylcellulose foam
    Steven D Pletcher
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 2233 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 24:451-3. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Computed tomography imaging of the paranasal sinuses: direct versus reformatted coronal images
    Steven D Pletcher
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0342, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:710-4. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Management of superior canal dehiscence syndrome with extensive skull-base deficiency
    Steven D Pletcher
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, Calif 94143 0342, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 67:192-5. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Reversal of laryngotracheal separation: a detailed case report with long-term followup
    Steven D Pletcher
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0342, USA
    Dysphagia 20:19-22. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Management of cervical metastases in advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the base of tongue
    Steven D Pletcher
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 129:983-6. 2003
  8. doi request reprint A novel sinonasal endoscopy scoring system: the discharge, inflammation, and polyps/edema (DIP) score
    Megan L Durr
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 3:66-72. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Sinus anatomy associated with inadvertent cerebrospinal fluid leak during functional endoscopic sinus surgery
    Chase M Heaton
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Laryngoscope 122:1446-9. 2012
  10. 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

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Publications25

  1. 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...
  2. 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
  3. doi request reprint Treatment of recurrent sinonasal polyposis with steroid-infused carboxymethylcellulose foam
    Steven D Pletcher
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 2233 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 24:451-3. 2010
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the efficacy of steroid-infused carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) foam as a treatment for recurrence of chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis after endoscopic sinus surgery...
  4. doi request reprint Computed tomography imaging of the paranasal sinuses: direct versus reformatted coronal images
    Steven D Pletcher
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0342, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:710-4. 2008
    ..To evaluate the image quality of coronal reformatted CT images compared with direct coronal CT images...
  5. ncbi request reprint Management of superior canal dehiscence syndrome with extensive skull-base deficiency
    Steven D Pletcher
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, Calif 94143 0342, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 67:192-5. 2005
    ..Additionally, a temporalis muscle flap was rotated between the dura and the dehiscent temporal floor to reconstruct the middle fossa skull base and prevent encephalocele...
  6. ncbi request reprint Reversal of laryngotracheal separation: a detailed case report with long-term followup
    Steven D Pletcher
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0342, USA
    Dysphagia 20:19-22. 2005
    ..Five years later he speaks fluently and has no dietary restrictions. Videofluooroscopic examination and quantitative voice analysis reveal near-normal laryngeal function...
  7. ncbi request reprint Management of cervical metastases in advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the base of tongue
    Steven D Pletcher
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 129:983-6. 2003
    ..To clarify the role of neck dissection following primary radiotherapy for treatment of squamous cell carcinoma of the base of tongue...
  8. doi request reprint A novel sinonasal endoscopy scoring system: the discharge, inflammation, and polyps/edema (DIP) score
    Megan L Durr
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 3:66-72. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to determine correlation of the DIP score with existing sinus endoscopy scoring systems, and to determine interrater and test-retest reliability...
  9. doi request reprint Sinus anatomy associated with inadvertent cerebrospinal fluid leak during functional endoscopic sinus surgery
    Chase M Heaton
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Laryngoscope 122:1446-9. 2012
    ..Our objective was to compare preoperative sinus imaging of patients who underwent FESS with and without CSF leak to elucidate these variations...
  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint Some chronic rhinosinusitis patients have elevated populations of fungi in their sinuses
    Andrew H Murr
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, USA
    Laryngoscope 122:1438-45. 2012
    ..To measure the populations of 36 fungi in the homes and sinuses of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) and non-CRS patients...
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint Nucleic acid extraction efficiency and bacterial recovery from maxillary sinus mucosal samples obtained by brushing or biopsy
    Frederick C Roediger
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 24:263-5. 2010
    ..This study was designed to compare nucleic acid extraction rates and recovery of bacteria for two methods of sampling the maxillary sinus, mucosal biopsy, and brushing...
  14. doi request reprint Sinus microbiome diversity depletion and Corynebacterium tuberculostearicum enrichment mediates rhinosinusitis
    Nicole A Abreu
    Department of Biology, San Francisco State University, Hensill 534, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132, USA
    Sci Transl Med 4:151ra124. 2012
    ..These studies demonstrate that sinus mucosal health is highly dependent on the composition of the resident microbiota as well as identify both a new sino-pathogen and a strong bacterial candidate for therapeutic intervention...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Use of acupuncture in the treatment of sinus and nasal symptoms: results of a practitioner survey
    Steven D Pletcher
    Center for Clinical Research in Otolaryngology, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, 94123, USA
    Am J Rhinol 20:235-7. 2006
    ..The use of complementary medicine is increasingly popular in the United States. The use of acupuncture and its efficacy in treating chronic sinus and nasal symptoms is not well studied...
  17. doi request reprint Postoperative packing after septoplasty: is it necessary?
    Marika R Dubin
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, 400 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0342, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 42:279-85, viii-ix. 2009
    ..With limited evidence to suggest a beneficial effect and a potential for deleterious side-effects, the routine use of postoperative packing following septoplasty should be questioned...
  18. 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...
  19. doi request reprint Rheologic properties of sinonasal mucus in patients with chronic sinusitis
    David M Saito
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 24:1-5. 2010
    ..Clearance of sinonasal secretions is influenced by its rheological properties. The purpose of this study was to describe the rheological properties of sinonasal mucus in patients with CRS and correlate them with disease severity...
  20. doi request reprint Interactive image-guided endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy
    Shelley Day
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 24:338-40. 2008
    ..This case demonstrates that CT guidance can be a useful adjunct to standard dacryocystorhinostomy techniques, allowing otherwise challenging surgical cases to be managed effectively and safely...
  21. 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
  22. ncbi request reprint Complications and the time to repair of mandible fractures
    Jason A Biller
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:769-72. 2005
    ..Treatment delays in the operative management of mandible fractures are often unavoidable. We were interested in determining whether delays increased the incidence of complications in these patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Minicricothyrotomy approach with fiberoptic guidance for management of posterior glottic stenosis
    Ted Mau
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Laryngoscope 117:1488-90. 2007
  24. ncbi request reprint Current concepts in cheek reconstruction
    Steven D Pletcher
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 2330 Post Street, 5th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am 13:267-81, vi. 2005
    ..This article highlights an approach to local flap reconstruction with a review of flap modification for particular situations...
  25. ncbi request reprint Ocular findings in children with congenital sensorineural hearing loss
    Derek D Mafong
    Division of Otology, Neurotology, Skull Base Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 94143 0342, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:1303-6. 2002
    ..To examine the yield of ophthalmologic examination in the diagnostic workup of unexplained sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) in children...