BRIAN contact WONG

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Long-term viability and mechanical behavior following laser cartilage reshaping
    Amir M Karam
    Beckman Laser Institute, University of California, Irvine 92612, USA
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 8:105-16. 2006
  2. pmc The future of medical diagnostics: review paper
    Waseem K Jerjes
    Head and Neck Optical Diagnostics Society Council, International Society of Minimally Invasive Diagnostics, University College London, London, UK
    Head Neck Oncol 3:38. 2011
  3. pmc At the frontiers of surgery: review
    Tahwinder Upile
    The Head and Neck Optical Diagnostics Society Council, Head and Neck Centre, University College Hospital, 250 Euston Road, London, NW1 2PG, UK
    Head Neck Oncol 3:7. 2011
  4. pmc Head & neck optical diagnostics: vision of the future of surgery
    Tahwinder Upile
    The Head and Neck Optical Diagnostics Society Council, Head and Neck Centre, University College Hospital, 250 Euston Road, London, NW1 2PG, UK
    Head Neck Oncol 1:25. 2009
  5. pmc Needle electrode-based electromechanical reshaping of cartilage
    Cyrus T Manuel
    Beckman Laser Institute, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA 92612, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 38:3389-97. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Identification of chondrocyte proliferation following laser irradiation, thermal injury, and mechanical trauma
    Brian J F Wong
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, University of California Irvine, 1002 Health Sciences Road East, Irvine, CA 92612, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 37:89-96. 2005
  7. pmc Evolving attractive faces using morphing technology and a genetic algorithm: a new approach to determining ideal facial aesthetics
    Brian J F Wong
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California Irvine, Orange, California 92812, USA
    Laryngoscope 118:962-74. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint In vivo optical coherence tomography of the human larynx: normative and benign pathology in 82 patients
    Brian J F Wong
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California Irvine, Orange, California, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:1904-11. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive measurement of ablation crater size and thermal injury after CO2 laser in the vocal cord with optical coherence tomography
    Behrooz A Torkian
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Beckman Laser Institute, University of California Irvine, 1002 Health Sciences Road, Irvine, CA 92612, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:86-91. 2006
  10. pmc Survival of chondrocytes in rabbit septal cartilage after electromechanical reshaping
    Dmitry E Protsenko
    Beckman Laser Institute, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 39:66-74. 2011

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Publications58

  1. ncbi request reprint Long-term viability and mechanical behavior following laser cartilage reshaping
    Amir M Karam
    Beckman Laser Institute, University of California, Irvine 92612, USA
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 8:105-16. 2006
    ..To investigate the long-term in vivo effect of laser dosimetry on rabbit septal cartilage integrity, viability, and mechanical behavior...
  2. pmc The future of medical diagnostics: review paper
    Waseem K Jerjes
    Head and Neck Optical Diagnostics Society Council, International Society of Minimally Invasive Diagnostics, University College London, London, UK
    Head Neck Oncol 3:38. 2011
    ..The meeting included 2 sections: oral communication sessions running in parallel to the IPA programme and poster presentation sessions combined with the IPA and EPPM posters sessions...
  3. pmc At the frontiers of surgery: review
    Tahwinder Upile
    The Head and Neck Optical Diagnostics Society Council, Head and Neck Centre, University College Hospital, 250 Euston Road, London, NW1 2PG, UK
    Head Neck Oncol 3:7. 2011
    ..We review the salient advances in the field and propose further directions of investigation...
  4. pmc Head & neck optical diagnostics: vision of the future of surgery
    Tahwinder Upile
    The Head and Neck Optical Diagnostics Society Council, Head and Neck Centre, University College Hospital, 250 Euston Road, London, NW1 2PG, UK
    Head Neck Oncol 1:25. 2009
    ..We are fortunate that this is indeed a possibility and may fundamentally change current clinical and surgical practice to improve our patients' lives...
  5. pmc Needle electrode-based electromechanical reshaping of cartilage
    Cyrus T Manuel
    Beckman Laser Institute, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA 92612, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 38:3389-97. 2010
    ..5 V. In conclusion, electromechanical reshaping of cartilage grafts and intact ears can be effectively performed with negligible temperature elevation and spatially limited cell injury using needle electrodes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Identification of chondrocyte proliferation following laser irradiation, thermal injury, and mechanical trauma
    Brian J F Wong
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, University of California Irvine, 1002 Health Sciences Road East, Irvine, CA 92612, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 37:89-96. 2005
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  7. pmc Evolving attractive faces using morphing technology and a genetic algorithm: a new approach to determining ideal facial aesthetics
    Brian J F Wong
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California Irvine, Orange, California 92812, USA
    Laryngoscope 118:962-74. 2008
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  8. ncbi request reprint In vivo optical coherence tomography of the human larynx: normative and benign pathology in 82 patients
    Brian J F Wong
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California Irvine, Orange, California, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:1904-11. 2005
    ..Patients undergoing surgical head and neck endoscopy were examined using a fiberoptic OCT imaging probe to study and characterize microstructural anatomy and features of the larynx and benign laryngeal pathology in vivo...
  9. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive measurement of ablation crater size and thermal injury after CO2 laser in the vocal cord with optical coherence tomography
    Behrooz A Torkian
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Beckman Laser Institute, University of California Irvine, 1002 Health Sciences Road, Irvine, CA 92612, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:86-91. 2006
    ..To characterize tissue destruction after CO(2) laser-ablation of the vocal cords with the use of optical coherence tomography (OCT)...
  10. pmc Survival of chondrocytes in rabbit septal cartilage after electromechanical reshaping
    Dmitry E Protsenko
    Beckman Laser Institute, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 39:66-74. 2011
    ..Approximately 20% of original chondrocytes remained viable after reshaping with optimal voltage and application time parameters and compared favorably with conventional surgical shape change techniques such as morselization...
  11. ncbi request reprint Stress relaxation in porcine septal cartilage during electromechanical reshaping: mechanical and electrical responses
    Dmitriy E Protsenko
    Beckman Laser Institute, University of California Irvine, 1002 Health Sciences Road East, Irvine, CA 92612, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 34:455-64. 2006
    ..Close correlation between alteration of cartilage mechanical state and change in its electrical properties suggest that an electro-chemical reaction is the dominant mechanism behind EMR...
  12. ncbi request reprint Optical coherence tomography of laryngeal cancer
    William B Armstrong
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California Irvine, Orange, California 92868, USA
    Laryngoscope 116:1107-13. 2006
    ..This prospective study evaluated the ability of OCT to identify the characteristics of laryngeal cancer and measure changes in the basement membrane, tissue microstructure, and the transition zone at the edge of tumors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Laser-assisted straightening of deformed cartilage: numerical model
    Dmitriy E Protsenko
    Beckman Laser Institute, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California 92612, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 39:245-55. 2007
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  14. pmc Optical coherence tomography of the newborn airway
    James M Ridgway
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 117:327-34. 2008
    ..We examined the ability of this noninvasive technique to characterize the newborn airway in a prospective clinical trial...
  15. doi request reprint Time and frequency resolved XeCl laser-induced mechanical transients in otic capsule bone
    Ryan G McCaughey
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California 92715, USA
    Photomed Laser Surg 26:31-6. 2008
    ..This study identifies the presence of photoacoustic waves during excimer laser treatment of porcine otic capsule bone...
  16. pmc Optical coherence tomography of the larynx in the awake patient
    Ali Sepehr
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:425-9. 2008
    ..To demonstrate the feasibility of performing optical coherence tomography of the human larynx on the awake patient with a novel flexible fiberoptic delivery system...
  17. pmc Optical coherence tomography of cholesteatoma
    Hamid R Djalilian
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California 92868, USA
    Otol Neurotol 31:932-5. 2010
    ..OCT relies on intrinsic differences in tissue optical properties for image contrast...
  18. doi request reprint Thermoforming of tracheal cartilage: viability, shape change, and mechanical behavior
    YongSeok Chae
    The Beckman Laser Institute, 1002 Health Sciences Rd East, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 40:550-61. 2008
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  19. pmc Imaging the human tympanic membrane using optical coherence tomography in vivo
    Hamid R Djalilian
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Otol Neurotol 29:1091-4. 2008
    ..Using this technology, we have imaged in vivo the human tympanic membrane (TM) in the office clinic setting and characterized TM microstructure in normal and pathologic conditions...
  20. doi request reprint The effects of laser irradiation of cartilage on chondrocyte gene expression and the collagen matrix
    Paul K Holden
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Irvine, California 92612, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 41:487-91. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to determine if collagen I and II gene expression occurs within laser irradiated rabbit septal cartilage...
  21. ncbi request reprint The use of preserved autogenous septal cartilage in "touch-up" rhinoplasty
    Brian J F Wong
    Division of Facial Plastic Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, and The Beckman Laser Institute, University of California, Irvine 92612, USA
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 5:349-53. 2003
    ..Office-based techniques for preserving cartilage are reviewed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Characterization of temperature dependent mechanical behavior of cartilage
    YongSeok Chae
    Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, The Henry Samueli School of Engineering, University of California, Irvine, California 92697 2575, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 32:271-8. 2003
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  23. ncbi request reprint Imaging the internal structure of the rat cochlea using optical coherence tomography at 0.827 microm and 1.3 microm
    Brian J F Wong
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, University of California, Irvine, CA 92612, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:334-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to use high-speed optical coherence tomography (OCT) to obtain cross-sectional images of the rat cochlea...
  24. ncbi request reprint Long-term in vivo stability of rabbit nasal septal cartilage following laser cartilage reshaping: a pilot investigation
    Amir M Karamzadeh
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center 101, The City Drive South, Bldg 25, Rt 81, Orange, California 92868 3201, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 36:147-54. 2005
    ..To evaluate the long-term effect of laser cartilage reshaping on rabbit nasal septal cartilage viability and mechanical integrity in an in vivo model...
  25. doi request reprint Femtosecond laser ablation of the stapes
    Ryan G McCaughey
    University of California, Irvine, Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, 1002 Health Sciences Road, Irvine, Calfornia 92612, USA
    J Biomed Opt 14:024040. 2009
    ..Ultra-short-pulsed lasers offer a precise and efficient ablation of the stapes, with minimal thermal and negligible mechanical and acoustic damage. They are, therefore, ideal for stapedotomy operations...
  26. ncbi request reprint Chondrocyte repopulation of allograft cartilage: a preliminary investigation and strategy for developing cartilage matrices for reconstruction
    Timothy F Kelley
    Division of Facial Plastic Surgery, Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, Irvine, CA, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 127:265-70. 2002
    ..To evaluate the ability of devitalized cartilage to sustain repopulation by allogenic chondrocytes and to use 2-photon microscopy to assess cultured chondrocyte viability...
  27. ncbi request reprint A novel laryngoscope instrument stabilizer for operative microlaryngoscopy
    William B Armstrong
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Irvine, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:471-7. 2005
    ..To evaluate and optimize the design of a removable and inexpensive internal stabilization device to reduce the effect of intention tremor during laryngeal microsurgery...
  28. ncbi request reprint Depth-resolved phase retardation measurements for laser-assisted non-ablative cartilage reshaping
    Jong In Youn
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, The University of California, Irvine, CA 92612, USA
    Phys Med Biol 50:1937-50. 2005
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  29. ncbi request reprint Characterization of submucosal lesions using optical coherence tomography in the rabbit subglottis
    Amir M Karamzadeh
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:499-504. 2005
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of optical coherence tomography in differentiating between several simulated subglottic lesions, using an ex vivo rabbit laryngotracheal model...
  30. ncbi request reprint Office-based optical coherence tomographic imaging of human vocal cords
    Shuguang Guo
    University of California, Irvine, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Beckman Laser Institute, 92697, USA
    J Biomed Opt 11:30501. 2006
    ..Office-based OCT has the potential to guide surgical biopsies, direct therapy, and monitor disease. This is a promising imaging modality to study the larynx...
  31. ncbi request reprint Measurement of morphologic changes induced by trauma with the use of coherence tomography in porcine vocal cords
    Nader A Nassif
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA 92868 3201, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:845-50. 2005
    ..To evaluate the ability of optical coherence tomography (OCT) (a noncontact, high-resolution imaging technique that generates detailed cross-sectional images of tissue structure) to image and document acute response to trauma in the larynx...
  32. ncbi request reprint Rate process analysis of thermal damage in cartilage
    Sergio H Díaz
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, University of California, Irvine, CA 92612, USA
    Phys Med Biol 48:19-29. 2003
    ..As a result, a damage kinetic model was obtained that can be used to predict the onset, extent and severity of cellular injury to thermal exposure...
  33. pmc Office-based dynamic imaging of vocal cords in awake patients with swept-source optical coherence tomography
    Lingfeng Yu
    University of California, Irvine, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    J Biomed Opt 14:064020. 2009
    ..Office-based OCT is a promising imaging modality to study the larynx for physicians in otolaryngology...
  34. pmc Optical coherence tomography of the larynx using the Niris system
    Marc Rubinstein
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, USA
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 39:150-6. 2010
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  35. pmc Gradient-index lens rod based probe for office-based optical coherence tomography of the human larynx
    Shuguang Guo
    University of California, Irvine, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    J Biomed Opt 14:014017. 2009
    ..In-vivo OCT imaging of the human larynx is demonstrated. Office-based OCT is a promising imaging modality for early laryngeal cancer diagnosis...
  36. ncbi request reprint Quantitative assessment of chondrocyte viability after laser mediated reshaping: a novel application of flow cytometry
    Alexandre Rasouli
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, University of California Irvine, 1002 Health Sciences Road East, Irvine, California 92612, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 32:3-9. 2003
    ..Lasers can be used to reshape cartilage by accelerating mechanical stress relaxation. In this study, fluorescent differential cell viability staining and flow cytometry were used to determine chondrocyte viability following laser heating...
  37. pmc Optical coherence tomography of the cochlea in the porcine model
    Ali Sepehr
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, University of California Irvine, USA
    Laryngoscope 118:1449-51. 2008
    ..To demonstrate the feasibility of optical coherence tomography in microstructural imaging of the porcine cochlea...
  38. ncbi request reprint Measurement of the elastic modulus of rabbit nasal septal cartilage during Nd:YAG (lambda = 1.32 microm) laser irradiation
    Kenneth K H Chao
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, University of California Irvine, 1002 Health Sciences Road East, Irvine, California 92612, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 32:377-83. 2003
    ..While the efficacy of laser cartilage reshaping has been established for use in nasal surgery, few studies have investigated the temperature-dependent viscoelastic behavior of cartilage...
  39. doi request reprint Model for estimating the threshold mechanical stability of structural cartilage grafts used in rhinoplasty
    Allison Zemek
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Facial Plastic Surgery, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, USA
    Laryngoscope 120:1089-93. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to quantitatively identify the threshold mechanical stability (e.g., Young's modulus) of columellar, L-strut, and alar cartilage replacement grafts...
  40. doi request reprint A web-based method for rating facial attractiveness
    Zlatko Devcic
    Division of Facial Plastic Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, USA
    Laryngoscope 120:902-6. 2010
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  41. ncbi request reprint Optical coherence tomography-enhanced microlaryngoscopy: preliminary report of a noncontact optical coherence tomography system integrated with a surgical microscope
    David E Vokes
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 117:538-47. 2008
    ..This aim of this study was to develop and evaluate a novel OCT system integrated with a surgical microscope to allow hands-free OCT imaging of the VFs, which could be performed simultaneously with microscopic visualization...
  42. ncbi request reprint Electromechanical reshaping of septal cartilage
    Ki Hong Kevin Ho
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Irvine 92612, USA
    Laryngoscope 113:1916-21. 2003
    ..This study describes the process of tissue electroforming and how shape changes in cartilage can be produced by the application of direct current (DC). The dependence of shape change on voltage and application time is explored...
  43. ncbi request reprint Low-voltage polymer-based scanning cantilever for in vivo optical coherence tomography
    Yuli Wang
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    Opt Lett 30:53-5. 2005
    ..Low driving voltage ensures safety. Two different optical designs achieve both forward and sidewise scanning and make it possible to image everywhere within the human oral cavity. In vivo OCT imaging of the human tongue is demonstrated...
  44. doi request reprint Temperature dependent change in equilibrium elastic modulus after thermally induced stress relaxation in porcine septal cartilage
    Dmitriy E Protsenko
    Beckman Laser Institute, University of California Irvine, 1002 Health Sciences Road East, Irvine, California 92612, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 40:202-10. 2008
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  45. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency cartilage reshaping: efficacy, biophysical measurements, and tissue viability
    Michael W Keefe
    Beckman Laser Institute, University of California Irvine, 1002 Health Sciences Rd E, Irvine, CA 92612, USA
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 5:46-52. 2003
    ..To assess the feasibility of reshaping cartilage using radiofrequency (RF) heating, and to examine the effects of this process on tissue biophysical properties (optical and thermal) and cellular viability...
  46. doi request reprint Human nasal cartilage ultrastructure: characteristics and comparison using scanning electron microscopy
    Paul K Holden
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California 92868, USA
    Laryngoscope 118:1153-6. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that important differences exist between the nasal septal cartilage and lower lateral cartilage (LLC) ultrastructures. Such differences would be important in the field of cartilage engineering...
  47. ncbi request reprint Bipolar radiofrequency plasma-mediated ablation of porcine nasal septal cartilage: a pilot investigation
    Michael C Chao
    University of California San Francisco, California, USA
    Am J Rhinol 19:488-94. 2005
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  48. doi request reprint Lasers and optical technologies in facial plastic surgery
    Edward C Wu
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, University of California, Irvine, 1002 Health Sciences Rd E, Irvine, CA 92612, USA
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 10:381-90. 2008
    ..In the future, therapies will be based on individualized, maximum, safe radiant exposure to deliver optimal dosimetry. Lasers and optical technologies are headed toward safer, easier, more quantifiable, and more individualized therapy...
  49. doi request reprint Practical device for precise cutting of costal cartilage grafts to uniform thickness
    Allen Foulad
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, University of California Irvine, 1002 Health Sciences Road E, Irvine, CA 92612, USA
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 13:259-65. 2011
    ..We describe a simple costal cartilage slicing device that facilitates the production of sections having uniform, user-defined thicknesses...
  50. doi request reprint Minimally invasive ear reshaping with a 1450-nm diode laser using cryogen spray cooling in New Zealand white rabbits
    Paul K Holden
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, 101 The City Drive, Bldg 56, Ste 500, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 11:399-404. 2009
    ..This study investigates the use of laser irradiation combined with cryogen skin cooling and stenting to reshape cartilage in the ears of New Zealand white rabbits...
  51. ncbi request reprint A cost-benefit analysis and method of creating high-quality posters for a low cost
    Amir M Karamzadeh
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California Irvine, 1002 Health Sciences Road E, Irvine, CA 92612 30102, USA
    Laryngoscope 112:21-2. 2002
    ..To introduce the results of a cost-benefit analysis comparing an office-based low-cost technique for producing research posters versus conventional methods...
  52. ncbi request reprint Design of a low-cost, USB-compatible, otoscope image-capture system
    Jon Paul Pepper
    University of California Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, California, USA
    Laryngoscope 116:2224-6. 2006
  53. ncbi request reprint Lasers in pediatric airway surgery: current and future clinical applications
    Amir M Karamzadeh
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 35:128-34. 2004
    ..The enhanced precision and ability to photocoagulate tissue while operating with the laser enhances the surgeon's ability to successfully treat unique pediatric conditions...
  54. doi request reprint Novel wavelengths for laser nerve stimulation
    Ryan G McCaughey
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, University of California, Irvine, California 92612, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 42:69-75. 2010
    ..Laser light is known to stimulate nerves. This study investigated alternative wavelengths for nerve stimulation...
  55. ncbi request reprint Cavernous carotid injury during functional endoscopic sinus surgery: case presentations and guidelines for optimal management
    Jon Paul Pepper
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center Pavillion II, Orange, California, USA
    Am J Rhinol 21:105-9. 2007
    ..Normal anatomic variations and pathological changes can lead to disastrous outcomes including carotid artery injury...
  56. ncbi request reprint Engineering of a straighter septum: numerical model of mechanical stress relaxation in laser-heated septal cartilage
    Dmitriy E Protsenko
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:5399-402. 2007
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  57. ncbi request reprint The effect of optical design on micromanipulator spot size using CO2 laser irradiation
    Kenneth K H Chao
    School of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 126:593-7. 2002
    ..The study goal was to compare the laser spot size created using reflective and refractive micromanipulators with a CO(2) laser and to determine the sensitivity of spot size to laser power...
  58. pmc A role for fibroblasts in mediating the effects of tobacco-induced epithelial cell growth and invasion
    Jean Philippe Coppe
    California Pacific Medical Center, Research Institute, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    Mol Cancer Res 6:1085-98. 2008
    ..Thus, tobacco may not only initiate mutagenic changes in epithelial cells but also promote the growth and invasion of mutant cells by creating a procarcinogenic stromal environment...

Research Grants5

  1. OPTIMIZATION OF LASER MEDIATED CARTILAGE RESHAPING
    Brian Wong; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The MCSDA will provide the applicant with the fundamental skills needed to become an independent investigator in biomedical optics, and allow further development as a basic scientist. ..
  2. NonInvasive Optical Imaging of Vocal Cord Microstructure
    Brian Wong; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Application of OCT to microlaryngeal surgery may reduce iatrogenic phonatory disability by reducing trauma to delicate structures that accompanies conventional techniques. ..
  3. Analysis of thermoviscoelastic behavior in cartilage
    Brian Wong; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  4. Diagnosis of Subglottic Stenosis and Edema in Neonates Using OCT
    Brian Wong; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Development of an office-based treatment technology to diagnosis subglottic stenosis or monitor its development would reduce the need for morbidity and decrease health care costs. ..
  5. Modeling The Pediatric Upper Airway Using Anatomic Optical Coherence Tomography a
    BRIAN contact WONG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Development of an office-based treatment technology to image the upper airway in awake children, and then compute airflow accurate would decrease morbidity and reduce health care costs. (End of Abstrct) ..