Ernest A Weymuller

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in patients with head and neck cancer: lessons learned from 549 prospectively evaluated patients
    E A Weymuller
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98195, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 126:329-35; discussion 335-6. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the performance characteristics of the University of Washington Quality of Life instrument and its modification (UW-QOL-R)
    E A Weymuller
    University of Washington, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 127:489-93. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Tumor-specific genetic expression profile of metastatic oral squamous cell carcinoma
    Eduardo Mendez
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Head Neck 29:803-14. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Dysphagia, stricture, and pneumonia in head and neck cancer patients: does treatment modality matter?
    David O Francis
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 119:391-7. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Influences and predictors of long-term quality of life in head and neck cancer survivors
    Mark W El-Deiry
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of South Florida, 12901 Magnolia Ave, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 135:380-4. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of sinus computed tomography on treatment decisions for chronic sinusitis
    Yoshimi Anzai
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7115, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:423-8. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric distress amplifies symptoms after surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis
    Greg E Davis
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:189-96. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Reevaluation of gastroesophageal reflux disease as a risk factor for laryngeal cancer
    David O Francis
    Health Service Research and Development, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Laryngoscope 121:102-5. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility of somatostatin receptor scintigraphic imaging (octreoscan) in esthesioneuroblastoma: a case study and survey of somatostatin receptor subtype expression
    Robert C Rostomily
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Mailstop 356470 Room RR 744, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Head Neck 28:305-12. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Swahili translation and validation of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 depression scale in the Kenyan head and neck cancer patient population
    S A O Omoro
    University of Washington, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 36:367-81. 2006

Research Grants

  1. RESEARCH TRAINING IN OTOLARYNGOLOGY
    Ernest Weymuller; Fiscal Year: 2007

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in patients with head and neck cancer: lessons learned from 549 prospectively evaluated patients
    E A Weymuller
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98195, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 126:329-35; discussion 335-6. 2000
    ..To summarize our quality-of-life (QOL) research findings for patients with head and neck cancer, to suggest areas for future productive QOL research, and to discuss how to undertake QOL studies in a cost-effective manner...
  2. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the performance characteristics of the University of Washington Quality of Life instrument and its modification (UW-QOL-R)
    E A Weymuller
    University of Washington, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 127:489-93. 2001
    ..We have identified those domains that are responsive (or not responsive) to treatment effect and have revised the UW-QOL accordingly to create the UW-QOL-R, which is recommended for future use...
  3. ncbi request reprint Tumor-specific genetic expression profile of metastatic oral squamous cell carcinoma
    Eduardo Mendez
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Head Neck 29:803-14. 2007
    ..Metastasis is the most important predictor of survival in patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). We tested the hypothesis that there is a genetic expression profile associated with OSCC metastasis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Dysphagia, stricture, and pneumonia in head and neck cancer patients: does treatment modality matter?
    David O Francis
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 119:391-7. 2010
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Influences and predictors of long-term quality of life in head and neck cancer survivors
    Mark W El-Deiry
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of South Florida, 12901 Magnolia Ave, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 135:380-4. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that baseline QOL and comorbidity would be predictors of QOL 1 year after treatment...
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of sinus computed tomography on treatment decisions for chronic sinusitis
    Yoshimi Anzai
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7115, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:423-8. 2004
    ..To determine the impact of sinus computed tomography (CT) on treatment decisions by otolaryngologists and to explore the factors leading to choice of surgical treatment for patients suspected of having chronic sinusitis...
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric distress amplifies symptoms after surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis
    Greg E Davis
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:189-96. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that subjects with psychiatric distress (somatization, anxiety, and depression) would report more severe long-term sinus symptoms and worse quality of life (QOL) than subjects without psychiatric distress...
  8. doi request reprint Reevaluation of gastroesophageal reflux disease as a risk factor for laryngeal cancer
    David O Francis
    Health Service Research and Development, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Laryngoscope 121:102-5. 2011
    ..The relationship between gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and laryngeal cancer has not been fully elucidated. This case-control study investigates whether GERD increases the odds of developing these malignancies...
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility of somatostatin receptor scintigraphic imaging (octreoscan) in esthesioneuroblastoma: a case study and survey of somatostatin receptor subtype expression
    Robert C Rostomily
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Mailstop 356470 Room RR 744, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Head Neck 28:305-12. 2006
    ..To better define the general relevance of this imaging technique in this setting, we analyzed SSTR subtype expression in a panel of ENB tumors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Swahili translation and validation of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 depression scale in the Kenyan head and neck cancer patient population
    S A O Omoro
    University of Washington, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 36:367-81. 2006
    ..Depression is an important predictor of post therapy quality of life (QOL) in head and neck (H&N) cancer patients. In addition, depression rates may vary among cultures...
  11. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in head and neck cancer
    E A Weymuller
    University of Washington, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Seattle 98195, USA
    Laryngoscope 110:4-7. 2000
    ..The University of Washington Quality of Life data have been collected and analyzed on three subsets of cancer patients. Information learned from these patients is summarized and strategies for future projects are outlined...
  12. doi request reprint Impact of surveillance on survival after laryngeal cancer in the medicare population
    David O Francis
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Laryngoscope 119:2337-44. 2009
    ..This aim of this study was to determine the 1- and 5-year postrecurrence mortality for laryngeal cancers and evaluate whether more intensive surveillance improved survival...
  13. ncbi request reprint Transcriptional expression profiles of oral squamous cell carcinomas
    Eduardo Mendez
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Cancer 95:1482-94. 2002
    ..No system to date has incorporated genetic changes as a factor by which to classify OSCC tumors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Health care utilization and cost among adults with chronic rhinosinusitis enrolled in a health maintenance organization
    Michael P Murphy
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 127:367-76. 2002
    ..Outcome Measures: We identified nonurgent outpatient visits, pharmacy fills, urgent visits, hospital days, and their associated costs (per adult per year)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Quality of life after laryngectomy: are functional disabilities important?
    F W Deleyiannis
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Head Neck 21:319-24. 1999
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Postradiotherapy surveillance practice for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma--too much for too little?
    David L Schwartz
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Seattle VA PSHCS, 1660 S Columbian Way 174, Seattle, Washington, 98108, USA
    Head Neck 25:990-9. 2003
    ..We cataloged follow-up for a specified patient cohort treated at three neighboring university, community, and Veterans Administration institutions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Predictors of perioperative complications in head and neck patients
    D Gregory Farwell
    University of Washington, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Box 356515, Seattle, WA 98195 6515, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:505-11. 2002
    ..Patients with significant medical problems requiring major otolaryngology procedures are at high risk for both medical and surgical complications...
  18. ncbi request reprint A complication from neurocranial restructuring: nasal septum fracture
    Greg E Davis
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and Health Services, University of Washington, and Health Services Research and Development, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care Sysytem, Seattle 98195 6515, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 129:472-4. 2003
  19. ncbi request reprint Geographic variation in the utilization of esophagoscopy and bronchoscopy in head and neck cancer
    F W Deleyiannis
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 123:1203-10. 1997
    ..To determine the extent to which esophagoscopy and bronchoscopy are being used in various regions of the United States in the initial examination of patients with head and neck cancer...
  20. ncbi request reprint Harnessing the energy of fusion: Presidential Address, American Head and Neck Society
    Ernest A Weymuller
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific St, PO Box 356515, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:226-8. 2002
  21. ncbi request reprint Brazilian-Portuguese validation of the University of Washington Quality of Life Questionnaire for patients with head and neck cancer
    Jose Guilherme Vartanian
    Head and Neck Surgery and Otorhinolaryngology Department, Centro de Tratamento e Pesquisa Hospital do Cancer A C Camargo, Rua Professor Antonio Prudente, 211 01509 900 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Head Neck 28:1115-21. 2006
    ..To be used in other cultures, such instruments require careful translation and psychometric validation in other languages...
  22. ncbi request reprint Analysis of local recurrence in patients with selected T1-3N0M0 squamous cell carcinoma of the true vocal cord managed with platinum-based chemotherapy--alone regimen for cure
    Ernest A Weymuller
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 111:860. 2002
  23. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in head and neck cancer patients
    Ernest A Weymuller
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 7:1175-8. 2007
  24. ncbi request reprint Increasing toxicity in nonoperative head and neck cancer treatment: investigations and interventions
    Søren M Bentzen
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69:S79-82. 2007
  25. ncbi request reprint Comparison of approaches for oral cavity cancer resection: lip-split versus visor flap
    Benjamin W Cilento
    Hedgewood Surgical Center, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:428-32. 2007
    ..To compare lip-split and visor flap approaches to the oral cavity in terms of morbidity, margins, and locoregional recurrence...
  26. ncbi request reprint The addition of mood and anxiety domains to the University of Washington quality of life scale
    Simon N Rogers
    Consultant and Honorary Reader, Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Fazakerley, Liverpool L9 1AL United Kingdom
    Head Neck 24:521-9. 2002
    ..However, it has lacked any psychological dimension of quality of life. The aim of this study was to report the inclusion of two psychological domains (mood, anxiety) to the most recent refinement of the questionnaire (version 3)...

Research Grants2

  1. RESEARCH TRAINING IN OTOLARYNGOLOGY
    Ernest Weymuller; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....