- Combined positron emission tomography/computed tomography imaging of recurrent thyroid cancer
Lee A Zimmer
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2546, USA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:178-84. 2003
..The study goal was to evaluate the use of combined positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) imaging for localization of recurrent disease in thyroid cancer patients...
- Head and neck malignancy: is PET/CT more accurate than PET or CT alone?
Barton F Branstetter
Departments of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 200 Lothrop St, PUH Rm D 132, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Radiology 235:580-6. 2005
..To prospectively determine whether combined positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (CT) is more accurate than either PET or CT alone in depicting malignant lesions in the head and neck...
- Current use of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography and combined positron emission tomography and computed tomography in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck
Lee A Zimmer
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Laryngoscope 115:2029-34. 2005
..The following paper provides a brief history of PET and PET/CT imaging. The current PET and PET/CT literature for squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck is reviewed, and specific recommendations for its use are provided...
- Expanded endonasal approach: a fully endoscopic completely transnasal resection of a skull base arteriovenous malformation
Amin B Kassam
Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, UPMC Presbyterian University Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Childs Nerv Syst 23:491-8. 2007
..An entirely transsphenoidal fully endoscopic resection was used to resect this ventral cranial base AVM with an intraosseus nidus located in the clivus...
- The use of combined PET/CT for localizing recurrent head and neck cancer: the Pittsburgh experience
Lee A Zimmer
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213 2546, USA
Ear Nose Throat J 84:104, 106, 108-10. 2005
..We conclude that combined PET/CT imaging is a valuable tool for localizing tumor recurrence in patients with head and neck cancer...
- Resection of a recurrent paraganglioma via an endoscopic transnasal approach to the jugular fossa
Lee A Zimmer
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 2546, USA
Otol Neurotol 27:398-402. 2006
..To present a novel endoscopic, transnasal approach to a recurrent paraganglioma of the jugular fossa (glomus jugulare)...
- Anatomy of the optic canal: a computed tomography study of endoscopic nerve decompression
Catherine K Hart
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 118:839-44. 2009
..Endoscopic optic nerve decompression has variable success rates. Our goal was to further delineate the radiographic anatomy of the optic canal to determine whether the variable success can be explained on anatomic principles...
- Endoscopic modified Lothrop procedure: a radiographic anatomic study
Collin M Burkart
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0528, USA
Laryngoscope 121:442-5. 2011
..Radiographic frontal recess and sinus anatomic measurements were obtained to evaluate the feasibility of the endoscopic modified Lothrop procedure...
- Sources of registration error with image guidance systems during endoscopic anterior cranial base surgery
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pittsburg Medical Center, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:145-9. 2004
..The goal of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of the registration process and to identify potential sources of error during anterior cranial base surgery...