turbinates

Summary

Summary: The scroll-like bony plates with curved margins on the lateral wall of the nasal cavity.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Endoscopic inferior turbinate reduction: an outcomes analysis
    A Gupta
    Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Laryngoscope 111:1957-9. 2001
  2. doi Nasal-air conditioning in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis and nasal polyposis
    Judit Papp
    Department of PediatricOncology, University Children sHospital, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:931-5. 2008
  3. ncbi Pneumatization of the concha inferior as a cause of nasal obstruction
    H Cankaya
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Yuzuncu Yil University, Van, Turkey
    Rhinology 39:109-11. 2001
  4. ncbi Septoturbinal surgery in contact point headache syndrome: long-term results
    Pier G Giacomini
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
    Cranio 21:130-5. 2003
  5. ncbi Much ado about functional endoscopic sinus surgery
    Sylvester Valentine Fernandes
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 76:133-8. 2006
  6. ncbi The incidence of concha bullosa and its relationship to nasal septal deviation and paranasal sinus disease
    Jamie S Stallman
    Department of Radiology the Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University, New York, NY 10029, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 25:1613-8. 2004
  7. ncbi The relationship between the concha bullosa, nasal septal deviation and sinusitis
    Davut Aktas
    Department of Otolaryngology, Fatih University, Ankara, Turkey
    Rhinology 41:103-6. 2003
  8. doi Anatomical variations of nasal turbinates
    K Murat Ozcan
    Ankara Numune Educational and Research Hospital, 4th ENT Clinic, Attending Otolaryngolog, Ankara, Turkey
    J Craniofac Surg 19:1678-82. 2008
  9. doi A comparative analysis of intranasal volume and olfactory function using a three-dimensional reconstruction of paranasal sinus computed tomography, with a focus on the airway around the turbinates
    Beom Cho Jun
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, College of Medicine, Uijeongbu St Mary s Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, 65 1 Geumo dong, Uijeongbu, Gyeonggi Do, 480 717, Korea
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 267:1389-95. 2010
  10. ncbi Development of rhinovirus study model using organ culture of turbinate mucosa
    Yong Ju Jang
    Department of Otolaryngolgy, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Pungnap 2dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, South Korea
    J Virol Methods 125:41-7. 2005

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Publications198 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Endoscopic inferior turbinate reduction: an outcomes analysis
    A Gupta
    Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Laryngoscope 111:1957-9. 2001
    ..Adverse effects were minimal and all but one patient (96%) experienced improvement in their nasal airway. CONCLUSION: These results confirm the long-term effectiveness of this procedure for the relief of nasal obstruction...
  2. doi Nasal-air conditioning in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis and nasal polyposis
    Judit Papp
    Department of PediatricOncology, University Children sHospital, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:931-5. 2008
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  3. ncbi Pneumatization of the concha inferior as a cause of nasal obstruction
    H Cankaya
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Yuzuncu Yil University, Van, Turkey
    Rhinology 39:109-11. 2001
    Chronic nasal obstruction is a common disorder. Hypertrophy of the inferior turbinates is responsible for nasal obstruction more frequently than it is commonly thought...
  4. ncbi Septoturbinal surgery in contact point headache syndrome: long-term results
    Pier G Giacomini
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
    Cranio 21:130-5. 2003
    ..These results seem to indicate septoplasty and turbinate decongestion to be a fairly good surgical option in treating facial pain due to septoturbinal contact resistant to conservative nasal therapy...
  5. ncbi Much ado about functional endoscopic sinus surgery
    Sylvester Valentine Fernandes
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 76:133-8. 2006
    ..With this experience, the aim of this study is to document a standard minimal technique with minimal follow up, which may be applicable to selected patients...
  6. ncbi The incidence of concha bullosa and its relationship to nasal septal deviation and paranasal sinus disease
    Jamie S Stallman
    Department of Radiology the Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University, New York, NY 10029, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 25:1613-8. 2004
    ..However, to our knowledge, no study has evaluated concha bullosa in relation to nasal septal deviation. We sought to analyze the incidence of concha bullosa and any correlation with nasal septal deviation and paranasal sinus disease...
  7. ncbi The relationship between the concha bullosa, nasal septal deviation and sinusitis
    Davut Aktas
    Department of Otolaryngology, Fatih University, Ankara, Turkey
    Rhinology 41:103-6. 2003
    ..To evaluate the possible relationship between concha bullosa, nasal septal deviation and sinusitis...
  8. doi Anatomical variations of nasal turbinates
    K Murat Ozcan
    Ankara Numune Educational and Research Hospital, 4th ENT Clinic, Attending Otolaryngolog, Ankara, Turkey
    J Craniofac Surg 19:1678-82. 2008
    ..the widespread use of endoscopic sinus surgery and paranasal sinus computed tomography, many variations of nasal turbinates have been described...
  9. doi A comparative analysis of intranasal volume and olfactory function using a three-dimensional reconstruction of paranasal sinus computed tomography, with a focus on the airway around the turbinates
    Beom Cho Jun
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, College of Medicine, Uijeongbu St Mary s Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, 65 1 Geumo dong, Uijeongbu, Gyeonggi Do, 480 717, Korea
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 267:1389-95. 2010
    The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between the intranasal airway around the turbinates and olfactory function. In total, 32 nostrils of 16 patients who were awaiting septal surgery were involved in this study...
  10. ncbi Development of rhinovirus study model using organ culture of turbinate mucosa
    Yong Ju Jang
    Department of Otolaryngolgy, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Pungnap 2dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, South Korea
    J Virol Methods 125:41-7. 2005
    ..Our results indicate that the air-liquid interface organ culture of turbinate mucosa could serve as an acceptable in vitro model for studying RV infection...
  11. pmc Defective fluid secretion from submucosal glands of nasal turbinates from CFTR-/- and CFTR (ΔF508/ΔF508) pigs
    Hyung Ju Cho
    Cystic Fibrosis Research Laboratory, Psychology Department, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e24424. 2011
    ..We asked if glands from pig nasal turbinates have secretory responses similar to those of tracheal glands and if CF nasal glands show reduced fluid secretion.
  12. ncbi Variability of vascularity in nasal mucosa as demonstrated by CD34 immunohistochemistry
    C M Philpott
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Leicester Royal Infirmary, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, UK
    Clin Otolaryngol 30:373-5. 2005
    ..0003, 0.01). Suggests biopsies can be taken from any site on the lateral wall and give a representative sampling of the vascularity for research purposes...
  13. doi Long-term efficacy of microdebrider-assisted inferior turbinoplasty with lateralization for hypertrophic inferior turbinates in patients with perennial allergic rhinitis
    Yu Lin Chen
    Department of Otolaryngology, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Laryngoscope 118:1270-4. 2008
    The aim of the study was to evaluate the long-term efficacy of microdebrider-assisted inferior turbinoplasty with lateralization (MAITL) compared to submucosal resection for hypertrophic inferior turbinates.
  14. ncbi PCR analysis of nasal polyps, chronic sinusitis, and hypertrophied turbinates for DNA encoding bacterial 16S rRNA
    Gerald A Bucholtz
    Department of Allergy, Marshfield Clinic, Wisconsin 54449, USA
    Am J Rhinol 16:169-73. 2002
    ..Previously, Mycoplasma pneumoniae-specific DNA was detected in human nasal polyps using polymerase chain reaction (PCR) techniques, suggesting M. pneumoniae as a causative agent in the etiology of nasal polyps...
  15. ncbi Impact of unilateral sinus surgery with resection of the turbinates by means of midfacial degloving on nasal air conditioning
    Jörg Lindemann
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Ulm, Germany
    Laryngoscope 112:2062-6. 2002
    ..aim of the investigation was to determine the influence of radical sinus surgery with complete resection of the turbinates and the lateral nasal wall by means of midfacial degloving as treatment for inverted papilloma on the nasal ..
  16. doi Prevalence of human papilloma virus and human herpes virus types 1-7 in human nasal polyposis
    Apostolos Zaravinos
    Laboratory of Virology, Medical School, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Med Virol 81:1613-9. 2009
    ..Two types of control tissues were used: adjacent inferior/middle turbinates from the patients and inferior/middle turbinates from 13 patients undergoing nasal corrective surgery...
  17. ncbi Nasal cavity and paranasal sinus bony variations: a computed tomographic study
    G Kayalioglu
    Department of Anatomy, Ege University, Faculty of Medicine, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey
    Rhinology 38:108-13. 2000
    ..These data provide very important information to guide the otolaryngologist and/or radiologist in the evaluation of patients with coronal CT which guides functional endoscopic sinus surgery...
  18. ncbi Infected inferior turbinate pneumatization
    Hakan Gocmen
    Department of Otolaryngology, Ankara Training and Research Hospital, Turkey
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 262:979-81. 2005
    ..In this report, infection of this rare anatomical abnormality is presented for the first time and documented with acoustic rhinometry, CT and peroperative photography...
  19. ncbi Microdebrider for reduction of inferior turbinate: evaluation of effectiveness by computed tomography
    K Murat Ozcan
    Department of Radiodiagnostics, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 37:463-8. 2008
    ..Computed tomography (CT) is commonly employed to show the reduction in the inferior turbinate after surgery; however, measurements on the scans are rarely made...
  20. ncbi Inferior concha bullosa
    H Halis Unlu
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Celal Bayar University School of Medicine, Manisa, Turkey
    J Otolaryngol 31:62-4. 2002
  21. ncbi Massive bilateral inferior concha bullosa
    Cengiz Ozcan
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Mersin University, School of Medicine, Turkey
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 111:100-1. 2002
  22. ncbi Pneumatization of the inferior turbinate
    O Aydin
    Head and Neck Department, Otorhinolaryngology, Kocaeli University Medical School, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Auris Nasus Larynx 28:361-3. 2001
    ..Only a few cases have been reported yet. In this paper we present two cases, one unilateral and one bilateral case with pneumatization of the inferior turbinate...
  23. ncbi Superior turbinate osteoma: a case report
    Tadashi Ishimaru
    Department of Otolaryngology, Nanto General Hospital, 2007 5, Umeno, Nanto, Toyama 939 1724, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 32:291-3. 2005
    ..This is a report of a 61-year-old female presenting superior turbinate osteoma with headaches. The osteoma was resected by endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) and the patient was relieved of headaches...
  24. ncbi Isolated turbinitis and pneumatization of the concha inferior in a child
    A Faruk Kiroglu
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Yüzüncü Yýl University, Van, Turkey
    Am J Otolaryngol 28:67-8. 2007
    ..Although there is only 1 reported case of pediatric inferior concha bullosa before, this case is the first pneumatized inferior concha with associated isolated turbinitis...
  25. ncbi Concha bullosa of an inferior turbinate
    Wm Alan Ingram
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 1225, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 82:605-7. 2003
    ..We present the 11th such case, which we discovered during an evaluation of a patient who had chronic rhinosinusitis with allergic manifestations...
  26. doi CT appearance of pneumatized inferior turbinate
    B T Yang
    Department of Radiology, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical University, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
    Clin Radiol 63:901-5. 2008
    ..To study the computed tomography (CT) features of pneumatized inferior turbinate (PIT)...
  27. pmc Collection by trained pediatricians or parents of mid-turbinate nasal flocked swabs for the detection of influenza viruses in childhood
    Susanna Esposito
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Virol J 7:85. 2010
    ..Moreover, the direct involvement of parents significantly increases patient acceptance, thus simplifying collection and suggesting that this novel swab design should be considered for epidemiological surveys and vaccine efficacy studies...
  28. ncbi Pneumatized inferior turbinate: report of three cases
    Dewey A Christmas
    Halifax Medical Center, Daytona Beach, Fla, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 83:152-3. 2004
  29. ncbi Trends in turbinate surgery literature: a 35-year review
    W A Clement
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, UK
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 26:124-8. 2001
    ..Properly conducted randomised controlled trials are required to establish whether there is a long-term patient benefit from these commonly performed operations...
  30. ncbi Endoscopic endonasal approach to the pterygopalatine fossa: anatomic study
    Alessandra Alfieri
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Centre Hospitalier Régional et Universitaire Dupuytren, Limoges, France
    Neurosurgery 52:374-78; discussion 378-80. 2003
    ..We performed a cadaveric study through a minimally invasive endoscopic endonasal approach to the pterygopalatine fossa...
  31. ncbi Comparison of long term results after Ho:YAG and diode laser treatment of hyperplastic inferior nasal turbinates
    Ronald Sroka
    Laser Research Laboratory at the LIFE Center, Ludwig Maximilians University, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Lasers Surg Med 39:324-31. 2007
    Various laser systems have been used to reduce the volume of hyperplastic inferior nasal turbinates during the last 25 years...
  32. ncbi Development of cerebrospinal fluid absorption sites in the pig and rat: connections between the subarachnoid space and lymphatic vessels in the olfactory turbinates
    Lena Koh
    Neuroscience Research, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Research Building, S 111, Toronto, ON, Canada, M4N 3M5
    Anat Embryol (Berl) 211:335-44. 2006
    ....
  33. ncbi Polyps arising in a concha bullosa of the middle turbinate
    Joseph P Mirante
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 82:241-2. 2003
  34. ncbi Pneumatization of turbinates
    Hannes Braun
    ENT University Hospital, Graz, Austria
    Laryngoscope 113:668-72. 2003
    To present unusual computed tomography (CT) findings concerning huge pneumatization of turbinates and paranasal sinuses in one patient...
  35. ncbi Staphylococcus aureus enterotoxin B, protein A, and lipoteichoic acid stimulations in nasal polyps
    Joke Patou
    Upper Airways Research Laboratory, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:110-5. 2008
    ..Increasing evidence points toward a modifying role of Staphylococcus aureus and its products in the pathogenesis of nasal polyposis...
  36. ncbi A massive superior concha bullosa: case report and literature review
    Fatih Alper
    Department of Radiology, Ataturk University Medical School, Erzurum, Turkey
    Rhinology 42:38-40. 2004
    The superior turbinate was the most neglected of the turbinates in the past...
  37. ncbi Long-term comparison between submucosal cauterization and powered reduction of the inferior turbinates
    Sander Joniau
    Department of Surgery Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Adelaide and Flinders Universities, Adelaide, Australia
    Laryngoscope 116:1612-6. 2006
    To evaluate the results of powered turbinoplasty and to compare these with submucosal cauterization of the inferior turbinates.
  38. ncbi Suture medialization of the middle turbinates during endoscopic sinus surgery
    Kim M Hewitt
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 87:E11. 2008
    ..We conducted a retrospective review of suture medializations of 157 middle turbinates in 85 patients who had undergone endoscopic sinus surgery to ascertain the incidence of postoperative middle ..
  39. ncbi Submucosal bipolar radiofrequency thermal ablation of inferior turbinates: a long-term follow-up with subjective and objective assessment
    Leif J J Bäck
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Laryngoscope 112:1806-12. 2002
    To assess the efficacy and morbidity of bipolar radiofrequency thermal ablation of the inferior turbinates in patients with nasal obstruction caused by turbinate hypertrophy.
  40. ncbi [Comparative study of most recent surgical techniques for the treatment of the hypertrophy of inferior turbinates]
    D Passali
    Istituto di Discipline O R L, Policlinico Le Scotte,
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 15:219-28. 1995
    The choice among the several techniques carried out to treat the hypertrophy of inferior turbinates is still difficult and matter of great interest...
  41. ncbi Expression patterns of galectin-1 and galectin-3 in nasal polyps and middle and inferior turbinates in relation to growth regulation and immunosuppression
    Carine Delbrouck
    Ear, Nose, and Throat Department, Erasmus University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 129:665-9. 2003
    ..As a step to define the biochemical determinants relevant for growth regulation, we focused on endogenous lectins known for anti-apoptotic (galectin-3) and immunomodulatory (galectin-1) activities...
  42. ncbi Rationale for submucous resection of hypertrophied inferior turbinates in rhinoplasty: an evolution
    R J Rohrich
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Department of Otolaryngology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75390 9132, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 108:536-44; discussion 545-6. 2001
    ..goals, an element of nasal airway obstruction can persist from failure to acknowledge the role of inferior turbinates. Surgically responsive inferior turbinate hypertrophy is frequently not addressed secondary to inadequate ..
  43. ncbi [Long-term results after argon plasma coagulation (APC) inferior turbinates reduction]
    Tatiana Gierek
    Katedra i Klinika Laryngologii S1 AM w Katowiach
    Otolaryngol Pol 61:63-8. 2007
    ..Medical treatment often produces insufficient improvements. In these cases, surgical reduction of inferior turbinates can be proposed...
  44. ncbi Ho:YAG laser treatment of hyperplastic inferior nasal turbinates
    A Leunig
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Klinikum Grosshadern, Germany
    Laryngoscope 109:1690-5. 1999
    ..The aim of this prospective clinical study was to assess the long-term effect of Ho:YAG laser in the treatment of hyperplastic inferior nasal turbinates.
  45. ncbi Laser treatment of hyperplastic inferior nasal turbinates: a review
    P Janda
    Department of Oto Rhino Laryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Ludwig Maximilian University, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Lasers Surg Med 28:404-13. 2001
    Since the early 80s various types of lasers have been used for the reduction of hyperplastic inferior nasal turbinates. Up to now many studies have revealed a variety of important information...
  46. ncbi Argon plasma coagulation in the treatment of nonallergic hypertrophic inferior nasal turbinates
    Francesco Ottaviani
    IV Clinica Otorinolaringoiatrica, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Azienda Ospedaliera, Polo Universitario L Sacco, Milan, Italy
    Am J Otolaryngol 24:306-10. 2003
    Various surgical procedures have been recently proposed for the treatment of hypertrophic inferior nasal turbinates as a result of the advances made in medical technology and growing public demand for minimally invasive therapies...
  47. ncbi Numerical simulation of intranasal air flow and temperature after resection of the turbinates
    Joerg Lindemann
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Rhinology 43:24-8. 2005
    Radical surgical resection of the turbinates leads to a reduced intranasal air conditioning. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of turbinate resection on intranasal heating and airflow patterns using a numerical simulation.
  48. ncbi Giant cell reparative granuloma of the nasal cavity
    Jonathan M Morris
    Departments of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 25:1263-5. 2004
    ..Although rare, the imaging characteristics of GCRGs should be recognized, and this entity should be suggested when the clinical information, CT, and MR features suggest a fibrous-osseous lesion in the nasal cavity...
  49. ncbi Endoscopic septoplasty
    Robert W Dolan
    Department of Otolaryngology, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts 01803, USA
    Facial Plast Surg 20:217-21. 2004
    ..Particular attention is given to the use of ES in the correction of nasal valve obstruction. A novel classification system for septal deviations relevant to the endoscopic approach is offered...
  50. ncbi Endoscopic potassium-titanyl-phosphate laser treatment for the reduction of hypertrophic inferior nasal turbinate
    Hsiang Kuan Wang
    Department of Otolaryngology, Cathay General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Photomed Laser Surg 22:173-6. 2004
    ..This study investigated the efficacy of using the KTP/532 laser in endoscopic inferior turbinate reduction surgery...
  51. ncbi Two consecutive cases of cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea after septoplasty operation
    T Metin Onerci
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Am J Otolaryngol 25:354-6. 2004
    ..Prevention of the CSF fistula in septoplasty is more important than its treatment. Realizing the anatomic variations and gentle manipulation at the ethmoid roof is essential...
  52. ncbi Mirror-image reversal of coronal computed tomography scans
    Derek Schmidt
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School and Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Laryngoscope 114:1562-5. 2004
    ..Generally, medical errors are not widely published: however, with the emphasis on reduction of errors in medicine, this topic should be openly discussed...
  53. doi Histopathological changes after coblation inferior turbinate reduction
    Gilead Berger
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Meir Medical Center, 59 Tchernichovsky St, Kfar Saba 44281, Israel
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:819-23. 2008
    ..To assess the medium- to long-term histopathological changes after coblation (cold ablation) inferior turbinate (IT) reduction (CITR) surgery for refractory IT hypertrophy...
  54. ncbi Congenital vomeral bone defect
    Mustafa Deniz Yilmaz
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Afyon Kocatepe University, Afyon, Turkey
    Am J Otolaryngol 26:64-6. 2005
    ..This defect probably occurred because of an arrest in development of vomeral bone. The literature on this rare occurrence is reviewed, and the significance of the patient is discussed...
  55. ncbi Relationship between pediatric sinusitis and middle turbinate pneumatization--ethmoidal sinus pyocele thought to be caused by middle turbinate pneumatization
    Shinichi Haruna
    Department of Otolaryngology, The Jikei University School of Medicine, 3 25 8 Nishi shinbashi, Minato ku, Tokyo 105, Japan
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 69:375-9. 2005
    ..To investigate whether the presence of pediatric middle turbinate pneumatization causes narrowing of the ostiomeatal complex (OMC) and is associated with the development of paranasal sinusitis...
  56. ncbi Rhinoplasty and endoscopic surgery for functional and inflammatory nasal/sinus disorders
    Ricardo F Mazzola
    Ear, Nose, and Throat Department, Section of Plastic Surgery, Policlinic Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:705-10. 2005
    ..More recently, an endoscopic approach has been advocated for management of the septum and lower/middle turbinates. The authors call this functional endoscopic nasal surgery...
  57. ncbi Polysomnographic effects of nasal surgery for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea
    Sun Tae Kim
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Gil Medical Center, Gachon Medical School, Incheon, South Korea
    Acta Otolaryngol 124:297-300. 2004
    ..We used portable polysomnography (PSG) to assess the efficacy of nasal surgery for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...
  58. ncbi [Argon plasma coagulation (APC) for interior turbinates reduction]
    Tatiana Gierek
    Katedra i Klinika Laryngologii Sl AM w Katowicach
    Otolaryngol Pol 59:37-41. 2005
    Authors analyze results of argon plasma coagulation (APC) for interior turbinates reduction in patients with chronic nasal obstruction treated ineffectively with nasal drops...
  59. ncbi Perception of airflow is more important than actual airflow
    Donald A Leopold
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:597. 2006
  60. ncbi Surgical treatment for empty nose syndrome
    Steven M Houser
    MetroHealth Medical Center, 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:858-63. 2007
    ..To detail empty nose syndrome (ENS), an iatrogenic disorder characterized by a patent airway but a subjective sense of poor nasal breathing, and to explore repair options for patients with ENS...
  61. ncbi Chronic inferior turbinate enlargement and the implications for surgical intervention
    S E J Farmer
    Common Cold Centre, Cardiff School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    Rhinology 44:234-8. 2006
    ..associated with chronic rhinitis and nasal septal deviation, and focus on the structural changes in the turbinates. Cellular hyperplasia, tissue oedema and vascular congestion all contribute to turbinate enlargement, but there ..
  62. ncbi Clinical and ultrastructural study after partial inferior turbinectomy
    Rogério Dutra Bandos
    Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirao Preto, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Departmento de Oftalmologia, Otorrinolaringologia e Cirurgia de Cabeca e Pescoco, Hospital das Clinicas, Brazil
    Braz J Otorhinolaryngol 72:609-16. 2006
    ..We report clinical and histological results obtained after partial inferior turbinectomy (PIT), surgery indicated for the treatment of chronic nasal obstruction...
  63. ncbi Responses to trigeminal irritants at different locations of the human nasal mucosa
    Mandy Scheibe
    Smell and Taste Clinic, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Dresden Medical School, Fetscherstrasse 74, Dresden, Germany
    Laryngoscope 118:152-5. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate these topographic differences for different concentrations of different trigeminal irritants using an electrophysiologic measure of trigeminal activation, the negative mucosa potential (NMP)...
  64. ncbi Evaluation of the turbinate hypertrophy by computed tomography in patients with deviated nasal septum
    Ertap Akoglu
    Department of Oto Rhino Laryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Mustafa Kemal University, Faculty of Medicine, Antakya Hatay, Turkey
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:380-4. 2007
    ..To determine the dimensions of the compensatory hypertrophic inferior turbinate and investigate the radiological changes in the morphology of the conchal bone in patients with septal deviation...
  65. ncbi Giant concha bullosa containing another concha bullosa inside: unique anatomic variation of the middle turbinate
    Ozan Bagis Ozgursoy
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Ankara, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Rhinology 45:248-50. 2007
    ..comment on the differential diagnosis of the variations of the middle turbinate and on the embryology of the nasal turbinates. This report also supplies additional aspects to rhinologists in the scope of middle turbinate pneumatization.
  66. ncbi Comparison of microdebrider-assisted inferior turbinoplasty and submucosal resection for children with hypertrophic inferior turbinates
    Yu Lin Chen
    Department of Otolaryngology, Women and Children Branch, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 71:921-7. 2007
    The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness and safety of microdebrider-assisted inferior turbinoplasty (MAIT) with submucosal resection (SR) for children with hypertrophic inferior turbinates.
  67. ncbi Query, concerning mechanism of inferior turbinate enlargement
    Ronald Eccles
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:624; author reply 624-5. 2007
  68. ncbi Simultaneous intranasal procedures to improve chronic obstructive nasal breathing in patients undergoing maxillary (le fort I) osteotomy
    Jeffrey C Posnick
    Posnick Center for Facial Plastic Surgery, Chevy Chase, MD, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:2273-81. 2007
    ....
  69. ncbi Bifid inferior turbinate: a case report
    A Selcuk
    Fourth ENT Clinic, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Laryngol Otol 122:647-9. 2008
    ..is suggested that, in the reported patient, bifid inferior turbinate coexisted with a developmental anomaly of the uncinate process, and that the bifid inferior turbinate represented two separate turbinates originating from the same site.
  70. ncbi The histopathology of the hypertrophic inferior turbinate
    Gilead Berger
    Histopathologic Research Laboratory and Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:588-94. 2006
    ..To analyze the quantitative and qualitative characteristics of the hypertrophic inferior turbinate (IT)...
  71. ncbi Expression of acidic fibroblast growth factor and basic fibroblast growth factor in nasal polyps
    Hyung Jin Kim
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Acta Otolaryngol 126:600-5. 2006
    ..Up-regulated expression of acidic fibroblast growth factor (aFGF) and basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) in nasal polyps may be related to epithelial proliferation and neoangiogenesis associated with nasal polyp growth...
  72. ncbi Unilateral inferior turbinate agenesis: a case report
    Fatma Caylakli
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Ear Nose Throat J 87:26-7. 2008
    Many common anatomic variations in the nasal cavity have been observed, including paradoxical turbinates and pneumatization of the inferior, middle, and superior turbinates...
  73. ncbi Asymmetry of the middle turbinates and ethmoid sinuses
    Joseph P Mirante
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 84:466. 2005
  74. doi [Cavernous hemangioma of the nasal cavity]
    David Bakhos
    Service ORL et chirurgie cervicofaciale, Hopital Bretonneau, CHU de Tours, 37000 Tours, France
    Ann Otolaryngol Chir Cervicofac 125:94-7. 2008
    ..To study the circumstances of diagnosis, imaging techniques and therapeutic management of cavernous hemangioma of the nasal cavity...
  75. ncbi Powered endoscopic septoplasty for septal deviation and isolated spurs
    Eileen M Raynor
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Florida Health Science Center at Jacksonville, 655 W 8th Street, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 7:410-2. 2005
    ..Patients with severe nasal obstruction due to caudal deflection of the septum off the nasal spine are better served with traditional headlight septoplasty...
  76. doi Comparison of radiofrequency tissue volume reduction and submucosal resection with microdebrider in inferior turbinate hypertrophy
    Zeynep Kizilkaya
    Ministry of Health Ankara Training and Research Hospital, Ear, Nose and Throat Department, Ankara, Turkey
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:176-81. 2008
    ..To compare the efficacy of submucosal temperature-controlled radiofrequency tissue volume reduction (TCRFTVR) and resection with microdebrider (SMRM) in chronic inferior turbinate hypertrophy...
  77. ncbi CT assessment of the effect of fluticasone propionate aqueous nasal spray treatment on lower turbinate hypertrophy due to vasomotor rhinitis
    Osman Kursat Arikan
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale University, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Acta Otolaryngol 126:37-42. 2006
    ..Fluticasone propionate (FP) aqueous nasal spray was objectively found to be effective and safe for the treatment of lower turbinate enlargement in patients with vasomotor rhinitis...
  78. ncbi Craniofacial pain and anatomical abnormalities of the nasal cavities
    Jeferson Cedaro de Mendonça
    Braz J Otorhinolaryngol 71:526-34. 2005
    ..pathogenesis that can be involved in this relation proves to be wider than simple alteration of nasal septum and turbinates that can cause mechanical stimulus through contact between these structures, which covers infectious factors, ..
  79. ncbi [Ultrastructural changes in human nasal mucosa in rhinitis medicamentosa]
    S Knipping
    Universitätsklinik und Poliklinik für Hals, Nasen und Ohrenheilkunde, Kopf und Halschirurgie, Martin Luther Universitat Halle Wittenberg
    HNO 54:742-8. 2006
    ..Nasal obstruction is caused by rebound swelling when the decongestive effect has disappeared. The patient starts using nasal drops more frequently as a result of tachyphylaxis...
  80. doi Endoscopic septoplasty
    Anne E Getz
    Division of Rhinology, Department of Oto HNS, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5739, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 16:26-31. 2008
    ..This review highlights endoscopic septoplasty techniques and instrumentation, as well as the indications for and advantages of endoscopic septoplasty as compared with traditional headlight septoplasty...
  81. ncbi Does the use of the combined oral contraceptive pill cause changes in the nasal physiology in young women?
    Charlotte R Wolstenholme
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Am J Rhinol 20:238-40. 2006
    ..Changes in nasal physiology have been observed during pregnancy and the menstrual cycle. The role of female hormones in these changes is unclear. The aim is to investigate the effect of the modern combined oral contraceptive pill (COCP)...
  82. ncbi Preventing lateral synechia formation after endoscopic sinus surgery with a silastic sheet
    Jae Yong Lee
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Bucheon, South Korea
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:776-9. 2007
    ..To investigate whether the insertion of a Silastic sheet between the middle turbinate and lateral nasal wall can prevent lateral synechia formation when an unstable, floppy middle turbinate results from endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS)...
  83. ncbi Anatomical variations and sinusitis
    M Jorissen
    Catholic University of Leuven (KUL, ENT Department, Head and Neck Surgery, Belgium
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 51:219-26. 1997
    ..The knowledge of anatomical variations is most important in the surgical management and specifically in the prevention of complications...
  84. ncbi Effect of submucosal diathermy in chronic nasal obstruction due to turbinate enlargement
    Milo Fradis
    Departments of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Bnai Zion Medical Center, PO Box 4940, 31048 Haifa, Israel
    Am J Otolaryngol 23:332-6. 2002
    ..follow-up of another group of patients who had undergone SMD diathermy because of hypertrophy of the inferior turbinates. Patients were examined at 2 months postoperatively and after 1 year, with both subjective and objective ..
  85. ncbi Density of middle turbinate subepithelial mucous glands in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis
    Sonya Malekzadeh
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007 2197, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 127:190-5. 2002
    Histologic changes have not been systematically assessed in chronic rhinosinusitis. Quantitative histochemical studies evaluated the extent of sinus disease and gland density in the middle turbinates.
  86. ncbi An unusual medial ostium of a concha bullosa of the middle turbinate
    Dewey A Christmas
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Fla, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 81:491-2. 2002
  87. ncbi [Ho:YAG and diode laser treatment of hyperplastic inferior nasal turbinates]
    P Janda
    Klinik und Poliklinik Fur Hals, Nasen und Ohrenkranke der Ludwig Maximilians Universität München, Klinikum Grosshadern
    Laryngorhinootologie 81:484-90. 2002
    Since the early 80's, chronic nasal obstruction due to hyperplastic turbinates is treated by laser light. Comparative clinical studies were performed to assess the clinical outcome of laser assisted endonasal turbinate surgery in longterm.
  88. ncbi The effect of inferior turbinate hypertrophy on nasal spray distribution to the middle meatus
    A C Dowley
    Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Hull Royal Infirmary, Hull, UK
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 26:488-90. 2001
    ..026). This may support a clinical role for inferior turbinate reduction to improve the efficacy of topical nasal therapy, as well as improving nasal airflow...
  89. ncbi A comparison of nasopharyngeal endoscopy and lateral cephalometric radiography in the diagnosis of nasopharyngeal airway obstruction
    D I Filho
    Private practice in Campinas, , Brazil
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 120:348-52. 2001
    ..Radiographic diagnoses of hypertrophy of the middle and lower turbinates exhibited high sensitivity and low specificity when compared with diagnoses by nasopharyngeal endoscopy.
  90. ncbi [Anterior turbinectomy: experimental and clinical study]
    T Hida
    Department of Otolaryngology, Saitma Medical College, Saitama
    Nippon Jibiinkoka Gakkai Kaiho 104:663-7. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Anterior treatment to solely increase nasal volume at the minimal cross sectional area showed equal postoperative improvement in VAS under conventional treatment...
  91. ncbi Comparative study of the effects of submucosal cauterization of the inferior turbinate with or without outfracture
    Antonio Celso Nunes Nassif Filho
    Otolaryngology Department, Santa Casa de Misericordia, Curitiba, Brazil
    Braz J Otorhinolaryngol 72:89-95. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the effects of submucosal cauterization of the inferior turbinate with or without outfracture...
  92. ncbi Keratinocyte growth factor and its receptor messenger RNA expression in nasal mucosa and nasal polyps
    T Ishibashi
    Department of Otolaryngology, Tokyo University Branch Hospital, Japan
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 107:885-90. 1998
    ....
  93. ncbi Extracellular matrix components in nasal polyposis
    Claudia Rudack
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Munster, Munster, Germany
    Acta Otolaryngol 123:643-7. 2003
    ....
  94. ncbi Treatment of inferior turbinate hypertrophy: a randomized clinical trial
    Desiderio Passali
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Siena, Medical School, Siena, Italy
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 112:683-8. 2003
    ..We recommend, in spite of the greater surgical skill required, submucosal resection combined with lateral displacement as the first-choice technique for the treatment of nasal obstruction due to hypertrophy of the inferior turbinates.
  95. doi Effect of improved nasal airflow after adenoidectomy on nasal erectile tissue
    Carlos Alberto Carvalho Brinckmann
    Medical Sciences Graduate Program, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre RS, Brazil
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:832-6. 2008
    ..To determine the effect of improved nasopharyngeal airflow after adenoidectomy on nasal turbinate erectile tissue in pediatric patients...
  96. doi Early influence of bilateral turbinoplasty combined with septoplasty on intranasal air conditioning
    Joerg Lindemann
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Am J Rhinol 22:542-5. 2008
    Too extensive resection of the inferior turbinates (ITs) during nasal surgery leads to a severely disturbed intranasal air conditioning...
  97. ncbi Ball valve nasal obstruction following incomplete inferior turbinectomy
    M J R Magarey
    Department of Otolaryngology, Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 118:146-7. 2004
    ..A pedunculated mass was seen in the right posterior nasal space acting as a ball valve. This was removed and found to be residual turbinate tissue...
  98. ncbi Degloving of the inferior turbinates: pilot study to assess the effectiveness of a new technique in turbinate reduction
    E B Chevretton
    Department of Otolaryngology, Guy s and St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 117:866-70. 2003
    ..This pilot study demonstrates a new surgical technique for reduction of the inferior turbinates, that yields significant improvement in nasal obstruction, an acceptably low complication rate and is well ..
  99. ncbi Supreme nasal turbinate as a landmark during endoscopic sphenoid sinus surgery
    Dewey A Christmas
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Fla, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 83:84-5. 2004
  100. doi Non-sinusitis-related rhinogenous headache: a ten-year experience
    Hsueh Hsin Huang
    Department of Otolaryngology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Otolaryngol 29:326-32. 2008
    ..This study aimed to investigate the role of anatomical abnormalities in non-sinusitis-related rhinogenous headache and to evaluate response to surgery...
  101. ncbi Evaluation of the inferior turbinate in patients with deviated nasal septum by using computed tomography
    Erol Egeli
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Abant Izzet Baysal, Duzce Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
    Laryngoscope 114:113-7. 2004
    ..The objective was to measure the dimensions, composition, and possible structural and radiological changes of the compensatory hypertrophic inferior turbinate in patients with deviated nasal septum...

Research Grants66

  1. INSERTIONAL MUTANTS AND DEVELOPMENT IN TRANSGENIC MICE
    MIRIAM MEISLER; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..carrying this mutation include circling behavior, hypoplasia of the vestibular canals, nasal bones, and turbinates, and deviated nasal septum. Homozygous mutants survive to birth...
  2. Mechanisms of prion transport
    Richard A Bessen; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Identification of the cellular pathways involved in prion transport can lead to the development of therapeutic interventions that can prevent disease dissemination. ..
  3. Mechanisms of prion transport
    Richard A Bessen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Identification of the cellular pathways involved in prion transport can lead to the development of therapeutic interventions that can prevent disease dissemination. ..
  4. Routes of prion neuroinvasion following oral infection
    RICHARD BESSEN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  5. 3D CT Cephalometrics and Family History in Sleep Apnea
    Reyes Enciso; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Clark, Professor and Director of the Orofacial Pain/Oral Medicine Graduate Clinic at USC and expert on sleep disturbance and temporomandibular joint disorders. The 5th year's focus will be on report and grant writing. ..
  6. PHYSIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF THE OLFACTORY PROJECTIONS
    John Scott; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These results will be of importance for understanding the sense of smell. ..
  7. 3D IMAGING & COMPUTER MODEL OF THE RESPIRATORY TRACT
    Richard Corley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A fourth core will serve as an administrative interface and will provide statistical support among the participating institutions and projects. ..
  8. 3D IMAGING & COMPUTER MODEL OF THE RESPIRATORY TRACT
    Richard A Corley; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  9. Immune Responses of the Epithelium in Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Polyps
    Andrew Lane; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These combined studies described in the proposal will significantly advance current knowledge about CRSwNP and potentially lead to innovative therapies for this debilitating and costly medical condition. ..
  10. Computer Modeling of Surgical Outcomes for Nasal Airway Obstruction
    John Rhee; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Furthermore, with the universality of CT scans and the ability to post-process the "raw data", the potential for telemedicine consulting for difficult nasal airway cases would also become more appealing and fruitful. ..
  11. Physiological analysis of retronasal olfaction
    John Scott; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This may also provide a useful tool for study of olfactory bulb physiology because a single stimulus can lead to very different patterns of action in the bulb depending on the route of presentation. ..
  12. Chronic rhinosinusitis-associated olfactory loss
    Andrew Lane; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  13. Chronic rhinosinusitis-associated olfactory loss
    Andrew P Lane; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  14. Chronic rhinosinusitis-associated olfactory loss
    Andrew Lane; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  15. Computer Modeling of Surgical Outcomes for Nasal Airway Obstruction
    John Rhee; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Furthermore, with the universality of CT scans and the ability to post-process the "raw data", the potential for telemedicine consulting for difficult nasal airway cases would also become more appealing and fruitful. ..
  16. Computer Modeling of Surgical Outcomes for Nasal Airway Obstruction
    John S Rhee; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Furthermore, with the universality of CT scans and the ability to post-process the "raw data", the potential for telemedicine consulting for difficult nasal airway cases would also become more appealing and fruitful. ..
  17. Development of a Skin Cancer Quality of Life Insturment
    John Rhee; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  18. PHYSIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF THE OLFACTORY PROJECTIONS
    John Scott; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Such specialized projection systems exist in the processing of other senses and these data may help lead to important generalizations about sensory function...
  19. PHYSIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF THE OLFACTORY PROJECTIONS
    John Scott; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..These experiments will offer insights into the relationship between chemical structure and smell, a sensory modality important in appetite, social behavior and endocrine function. ..
  20. Cytokines on Olfactory Receptor Neuron Function
    Andrew Lane; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Additional bench research will be performed in the laboratory of Dr. Schleimer, an established scientist with expertise in airway inflammation and cytokine modulation of cell function. ..
  21. Extracellular matrix in chloracetanilide carcinogenesis
    Mary Beth Genter; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ALLERGIC RHINITIS AND SINUSITIS
    Fuad Baroody; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This will hopefully help to improve our therapeutic modalities for this enigmatic illness that affects millions of Americans every year. ..
  23. MECHANISM OF INDUCTION OF OLFACTORY TUMORS BY ALACHLOR
    Mary Beth Genter; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  24. Sphingolipid signaling in olfactory mucosa
    Mary Beth Genter; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..