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  1. ncbi Increased microvascular permeability in the hamster cheek pouch induced by oxidized low density lipoprotein (oxLDL) and some fragmented apolipoprotein B proteins
    E Svensjo
    Laboratório de Imunologia Molecular, Instituto Biofísica Carlos Chagas Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
    Inflamm Res 52:215-20. 2003
  2. doi One-stage reconstruction of a defect of the oral commissure and of the cheek with a radial forearm free flap
    Valentino Valentini
    From the Maxillofacial Surgery Department, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Craniofac Surg 19:1508-11. 2008
  3. ncbi Spindle-cell lipoma of the cheek: a case report
    A Piattelli
    Dental School, University of Chieti, Chieti, Italy
    Oral Oncol 36:495-6. 2000
  4. pmc Photodynamic therapy of early squamous cell carcinoma with tetra(m-hydroxyphenyl)chlorin: optimal drug-light interval
    S Andrejevic Blant
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery CHUV Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Br J Cancer 76:1021-8. 1997
  5. ncbi Protective effects of insulin during ischemia-reperfusion injury in hamster cheek pouch microcirculation
    A Colantuoni
    Department of Neuroscience, Federico II University Medical School, Naples, Italy
    J Vasc Res 42:55-66. 2005
  6. ncbi Hamsters chewing betel quid or areca nut directly show a decrease in body weight and survival rates with concomitant epithelial hyperplasia of cheek pouch
    Chun Pin Chiang
    Laboratory of Dental Pharmacology and Toxicology, Department of Dentistry, Graduate Institute of Clinical Dental Science, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University, No 1 Chang Te Street, Taipei 100
    Oral Oncol 40:720-7. 2004
  7. doi Extensive necrosis after injection of hyaluronic acid filler: case report and review of the literature
    Ramtin Kassir
    Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 799 Park Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Cosmet Dermatol 10:224-31. 2011
  8. doi A novel technique for cheek mucosa defect reconstruction using a pedicled buccal fat pad and buccinator myomucosal island flap
    Silvano Ferrari
    Maxillo Facial Surgery Division, Head and Neck Department, University and Hospital of Parma, Via Gramsci 14, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Oral Oncol 45:59-62. 2009
  9. doi Intermittent hypoxia modulates nitric oxide-dependent vasodilation and capillary perfusion during ischemia-reperfusion-induced damage
    Silvia Bertuglia
    University of Pisa, Via Trieste 41, 56100 Pisa, Italy
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 294:H1914-22. 2008
  10. ncbi Reconstruction of concomitant lip and cheek through-and-through defects with combined free flap and an advancement flap from the remaining lip
    Seng Feng Jeng
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Kaohsiung, Chang Gung University, Niao Sung Hsiang, Kaohsiung Hsien, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:491-8. 2004

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  1. ncbi Increased microvascular permeability in the hamster cheek pouch induced by oxidized low density lipoprotein (oxLDL) and some fragmented apolipoprotein B proteins
    E Svensjo
    Laboratório de Imunologia Molecular, Instituto Biofísica Carlos Chagas Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
    Inflamm Res 52:215-20. 2003
    Oxidized low-density lipoproteins (oxLDL) and protein fractions obtained by size exclusion chromatography of oxLDL were tested for vascular permeability effects on topical application to the hamster cheek pouch.
  2. doi One-stage reconstruction of a defect of the oral commissure and of the cheek with a radial forearm free flap
    Valentino Valentini
    From the Maxillofacial Surgery Department, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Craniofac Surg 19:1508-11. 2008
    ..In this work, the authors present a clinical report of cheek mucosal carcinoma extended to the omolateral lip commissure, which has required the full thickness removal of the ..
  3. ncbi Spindle-cell lipoma of the cheek: a case report
    A Piattelli
    Dental School, University of Chieti, Chieti, Italy
    Oral Oncol 36:495-6. 2000
    ..5% of all adipocytic tumours. Only nine cases of intraoral SCL were found in the literature. Microscopically, mature adipocytes and spindle cells are immersed in a myxoid stroma. SCL needs only local excision, and it does not recur...
  4. pmc Photodynamic therapy of early squamous cell carcinoma with tetra(m-hydroxyphenyl)chlorin: optimal drug-light interval
    S Andrejevic Blant
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery CHUV Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Br J Cancer 76:1021-8. 1997
    ..A Syrian hamster cheek pouch tumour model was used in these experiments...
  5. ncbi Protective effects of insulin during ischemia-reperfusion injury in hamster cheek pouch microcirculation
    A Colantuoni
    Department of Neuroscience, Federico II University Medical School, Naples, Italy
    J Vasc Res 42:55-66. 2005
    ..increase and leukocyte adhesion induced by ischemia-reperfusion injury were investigated in the hamster cheek pouch microcirculation...
  6. ncbi Hamsters chewing betel quid or areca nut directly show a decrease in body weight and survival rates with concomitant epithelial hyperplasia of cheek pouch
    Chun Pin Chiang
    Laboratory of Dental Pharmacology and Toxicology, Department of Dentistry, Graduate Institute of Clinical Dental Science, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University, No 1 Chang Te Street, Taipei 100
    Oral Oncol 40:720-7. 2004
    ..Hamsters fed with AN for 18 months showed hyperkeratosis in 80% and acanthosis in 50% of cheek pouches...
  7. doi Extensive necrosis after injection of hyaluronic acid filler: case report and review of the literature
    Ramtin Kassir
    Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 799 Park Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Cosmet Dermatol 10:224-31. 2011
    ..Dermal fillers temporarily remove the appearance of rhytids and reduce the depth of skin folds. Even with the most experienced of injectors, adverse effects can and do occur ranging from mild bruising to severe injection necrosis...
  8. doi A novel technique for cheek mucosa defect reconstruction using a pedicled buccal fat pad and buccinator myomucosal island flap
    Silvano Ferrari
    Maxillo Facial Surgery Division, Head and Neck Department, University and Hospital of Parma, Via Gramsci 14, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Oral Oncol 45:59-62. 2009
    Reconstruction of cheek mucosa defects following tumor resections can be approached with several techniques, depending on size of the defect. Fasciocutaneous and perforators free flaps are widely employed today for such reconstructions...
  9. doi Intermittent hypoxia modulates nitric oxide-dependent vasodilation and capillary perfusion during ischemia-reperfusion-induced damage
    Silvia Bertuglia
    University of Pisa, Via Trieste 41, 56100 Pisa, Italy
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 294:H1914-22. 2008
    ..Studies were made in the hamster cheek pouch microcirculation (intravital fluorescence microscopy)...
  10. ncbi Reconstruction of concomitant lip and cheek through-and-through defects with combined free flap and an advancement flap from the remaining lip
    Seng Feng Jeng
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Kaohsiung, Chang Gung University, Niao Sung Hsiang, Kaohsiung Hsien, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:491-8. 2004
    ..b>Cheek defects ranged from 15 x 12 cm to 4 x 3 cm, and intraoral defects ranged from 14 x 8 cm to 5 x 4 cm in size...
  11. ncbi Repair of buccal defects with anterolateral thigh flaps
    Omer Ozkan
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, E Da Hospital I Shou University, Kaohsiung County, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Microsurgery 26:182-9. 2006
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  12. ncbi Combined approach for facial contour restoration: treatment of malar and cheek areas during rhytidectomy
    Antonio Tapia
    Clínica Quirón de Barcelona, Unidad de Cirugía Plástica y Estética, Barcelona, Spain
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:491-7; discussion 498-501. 2006
    ..define the facial silhouette: the malar contour, with its bone support and superficial structures and, at the cheek level, intimately associated with the mastication system and the facial nerve, the buccal fat pad or Bichat fat pad...
  13. ncbi Anchored flaps in post-Mohs reconstruction of the lower eyelid, cheek, and lateral canthus: avoiding eyelid distortion
    Gerald J Harris
    Section of Orbital and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Department of Ophthalmology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, U S A
    Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 19:5-13. 2003
    ..Large flaps are anchored to fixed tissue to avoid transmitting flap tension to the eyelids...
  14. pmc Selectivity of the photosensitiser Tookad for photodynamic therapy evaluated in the Syrian golden hamster cheek pouch tumour model
    F Borle
    Institute of Environmental Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology EPFL, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Br J Cancer 89:2320-6. 2003
    The response to photodynamic therapy (PDT) with the photosensitiser (PS) Tookad was measured in the Syrian hamster cheek pouch model on normal mucosae and chemically induced squamous cell carcinoma...
  15. ncbi Evaluation of the photosensitizer Tookad for photodynamic therapy on the Syrian golden hamster cheek pouch model: light dose, drug dose and drug-light interval effects
    Francois Borle
    Institute of Environmental Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology EPFL, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Photochem Photobiol 78:377-83. 2003
    ..analyzed by staging the macroscopic response and by the histological examination of the sections of the irradiated cheek pouch...
  16. doi Reconstruction of the lower eye lid with a rotation-advancement tarsoconjunctival cheek flap
    William Louis Fick Wessels
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
    J Craniofac Surg 21:1786-9. 2010
    ..A rotation-advancement tarsoconjunctival cheek flap, which reconstructs both posterior and anterior lamellae with vascularized tissue similar to the native ..
  17. ncbi Non-infiltrating angiolipoma of the cheek: a case report and review of the literature
    Hasan Ayberk Altug
    Turkish Military Academy, Dental Service, Cankaya, Ankara, Turkey
    J Oral Sci 51:137-9. 2009
    ..The authors present the clinical and histological features of a non-infiltrating angiolipoma excised from the cheek of a 22-year old man...
  18. pmc E. coli lipopolysaccharide attenuates adenosine A(1) receptor-mediated increase in plasma exudation from the hamster cheek pouch
    Xiao Pei Gao
    Department of Medicine M C 719, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, 840 South Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60612 4325, USA
    Inflamm Res 60:195-201. 2011
    To determine whether exposure to E. coli lipopolysaccharide (LPS) modulates adenosine A(1) receptor-induced increase in plasma exudation from the intact hamster cheek pouch microcirculation.
  19. ncbi Linear scleroderma "en coup de sabre" of the cheek
    Yavuz Demir
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Afyou Kocatepe University, Afyon, Turkey
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 61:1091-4. 2003
  20. ncbi "Puffed-cheek" CT improves evaluation of the oral cavity
    J L Weissman
    Departments of Diagnostic Radiology and Otolaryngology, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 22:741-4. 2001
    ..The current work investigates "puffed-cheek" CT to improve visualization of oral cavity tumors...
  21. ncbi Improved malar projection with transconjunctival hydroxyapatite granules
    Kimberly L O'Hara
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:1956-63. 2006
    ..Augmentation of the zygomatic body enhances appearance and provides a more youthful look. Porous hydroxyapatite granules offer an alternative to alloplastic implants...
  22. doi Reconstruction of cheek defects: a review of current techniques
    Nathan Jowett
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 18:244-54. 2010
    The article discusses the fundamental principles of cheek reconstruction and summarizes recently published techniques and reviews in the field.
  23. pmc Detecting precancerous lesions in the hamster cheek pouch using spectroscopic white-light optical coherence tomography to assess nuclear morphology via spectral oscillations
    Robert N Graf
    Duke University, Department of Biomedical Engineering, 136 Hudson Hall, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    J Biomed Opt 14:064030. 2009
    ..tomography (OCT) measurements and applied it to probe nuclear morphology in tissue samples drawn from the hamster cheek pouch carcinogenesis model...
  24. ncbi Effects of L-NA and sodium nitroprusside on ischemia/reperfusion-induced leukocyte adhesion and macromolecular leakage in hamster cheek pouch venules
    C Simoes
    Laboratório de Pesquisas em Microcirculação, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rua Sao Francisco Xavier 524, Rio de Janeiro, 20550 013, Brazil
    Microvasc Res 62:128-35. 2001
    ..Ischemia was induced by an inflatable silicon rubber cuff mounted around the neck of the cheek pouch prepared for intravital microscopy...
  25. ncbi Lymphangiosarcoma presenting as asymptomatic swelling of the cheek
    John G Hancox
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:530-1. 2007
  26. ncbi Remote microvascular preconditioning alters specific vasoactive responses
    Mary D Frame
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8181, USA
    Microcirculation 14:739-51. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to further characterize RMP and to investigate the extent to which RMP altered local vasoactive responses...
  27. ncbi Functional lower lip reconstruction with bilateral cheek advancement flaps: revisitation of Webster method with a minor modification in the technique
    Gottfried Wechselberger
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Leopold Franzens University of Innsbrug, Innsbruck, Austria
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 26:423-8. 2002
    Major defects of the lower lip have been repaired in many ways. Of these, some employed flaps from the chin, cheek or upper lip. Some of these procedures employed flaps without regard for the facial grooves or landmarks...
  28. pmc Connexin isoform expression in smooth muscle cells and endothelial cells of hamster cheek pouch arterioles and retractor feed arteries
    Chady H Hakim
    University of Missouri, Department of Medical Pharmacology and Physiology, Columbia, Missouri 65212, USA
    Microcirculation 15:503-14. 2008
    ....
  29. ncbi Reconstruction of through-and-through cheek defects involving the oral commissure, using chimeric flaps from the thigh lateral femoral circumflex system
    Wei Chao Huang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:433-41; discussion 442-3. 2002
    Repairing full-thickness cheek defects involving the oral commissure in the head and neck regions after tumor resection is a challenge for reconstructive surgeons. First, they are usually relatively large defects...
  30. doi Platysma myocutaneous flap for reconstruction of skin defects in the head and neck
    R Puxeddu
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, United Kingdom
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 46:383-6. 2008
    ..applications have expanded from the reconstruction of intraoral defects to include laryngo-pharyngeal, lip, and cheek defects. The platysma flap can be superiorly, posteriorly, or inferiorly-based...
  31. doi Anatomic guidelines for augmentation of the cheek and infraorbital hollow
    Jean Carruthers
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Dermatol Surg 38:1223-33. 2012
    ..Mid-face reflation requires a sophisticated knowledge of bony and soft tissue anatomy...
  32. ncbi Alloplastic contouring for suborbital, maxillary, zygomatic deficiencies
    Edward O Terino
    Plastic Surgery Institute of Southern California, 327 South Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91361, USA
    Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am 16:33-67, v. 2008
    ..This technique does not require any removal of fat from the orbit nor does it require extensive dissection of fat. This operation successfully and satisfactorily creates an optimum blending of the lid-cheek junction.
  33. ncbi Myofibrosarcoma of subcutaneous soft tissue of the cheek
    B P Eyden
    Department of Histopathology, Christie Hospital N H S Trust, Manchester, U K
    J Submicrosc Cytol Pathol 24:307-13. 1992
    ..The combination of electron microscopy for detecting the fibronexus junction and immunostaining for fibronectin at the cell periphery is suggested as potentially useful for distinguishing myofibrosarcoma from leiomyosarcoma...
  34. doi Severe cheek and lower eyelid lymphedema after resection of oropharyngeal tumor and radiation
    Adam T Silverman
    University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 21:598-601. 2010
    ..The massive cheek and eyelid lymphedema, which extended from the patient's left lower eyelid to patient's oral commissure measured ..
  35. ncbi Chondroma of the cheek: A case report
    K Onodera
    Division of Oral Pathology, Department of Oral Medicine and Surgery, Tohoku University Graduate School of Dentistry, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 34:924-6. 2005
    An extremely rare case of soft tissue chondroma occurring in the right cheek of a 47-year-old woman is reported. The localized nodular tumor was encapsulated and composed of hyalinized cartilage with fine calcifications...
  36. doi Time to turn the other cheek? The influence of left and right poses on perceptions of academic specialisation
    Annukka K Lindell
    School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University, Australia
    Laterality 15:639-50. 2010
    The human face expresses emotion asymmetrically. Whereas the left cheek is more emotionally expressive, the right cheek appears more impassive, hence the appropriate cheek to put forward depends on the circumstance...
  37. ncbi Extranasopharyngeal angiofibroma of the cheek
    Huseyin Dere
    Fourth ENT Clinic, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Laryngol Otol 120:141-4. 2006
    ..Only one case of buccal extranasopharyngeal angiofibroma has been reported to date. We present a case of buccal extranasopharyngeal angiofibroma that was excised completely following embolization and we also review the literature...
  38. doi Biomechanical evaluation of the equine masticatory action: calculation of the masticatory forces occurring on the cheek tooth battery
    Stefanie Huthmann
    Institute of Anatomy, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Bischofsholer Damm 15, D 30173 Hannover, Germany
    J Biomech 42:67-70. 2009
    ..Due to the limited accessibility of the cheek teeth located farther caudal in the equine oral cavity the measurement of the masticatory forces on these teeth is ..
  39. ncbi Leukocyte adhesion after oxidant challenge in the hamster cheek pouch microcirculation
    E Bouskela
    Laboratório de Pesquisas em Microcirculação, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Vasc Res 36:11-4. 1999
    ..inhibits oxidant-induced increase in macromolecular permeability in the postcapillary venules of the hamster cheek pouch microcirculation...
  40. ncbi Longchain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and microvascular reactivity: observation in the hamster cheek pouch
    Cristiane M S Conde
    Laboratório de Pesquisas em Microcirculação, Pavilhão Reitor Haroldo Lisboa da Cunha, terreo, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rua Sao Francisco Xavier, 524, 20550 013 Rio de Janeiro RJ, Brazil
    Microvasc Res 73:237-47. 2007
    Previous experiments in our laboratory, using the hamster cheek pouch microcirculation, have shown that precapillary vessels exhibit spontaneous rhythmic luminal variations, termed vasomotion, a myogenic activity sustained by a balance ..
  41. doi The tear trough and lid/cheek junction: anatomy and implications for surgical correction
    Nicholas T Haddock
    Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 123:1332-40; discussion 1341-2. 2009
    The tear trough and the lid/cheek junction become more visible with age. These landmarks are adjacent, forming in some patients a continuous indentation or groove below the infraorbital rim...
  42. doi The subcutaneous cervicofacial flap revisited
    William G Austen
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 62:149-53. 2009
    ..Over a 20-year period, we reviewed all patients who underwent subcutaneous cervicofacial flaps for cheek defects to analyze complications and results...
  43. doi Angioleiomyoma: an unusual diagnosis for a lump in the cheek
    Helen McParland
    Department Oral Medicine, King s College London Dental Institute, London, United Kingdom
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 47:641-2. 2009
    ..Deep dissection to excise the mass completely caused no damage to nerves and there has been no recurrence...
  44. doi The neem limonoids azadirachtin and nimbolide inhibit hamster cheek pouch carcinogenesis by modulating xenobiotic-metabolizing enzymes, DNA damage, antioxidants, invasion and angiogenesis
    Ramamurthi Vidya Priyadarsini
    Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar 608 002, Tamil Nadu, India
    Free Radic Res 43:492-504. 2009
    ..On a comparative basis, nimbolide was found to be a more potent antioxidant and chemopreventive agent and offers promise as a candidate agent in multitargeted prevention and treatment of cancer...
  45. ncbi Fructose diet and VEGF-induced plasma extravasation in hamster cheek pouch
    Michel Feletou
    Département Diabète et Maladies Métaboliques Institut de Recherches Servier, 92150 Suresnes, France
    Acta Pharmacol Sin 24:207-11. 2003
    To determine in the hamster cheek pouch whether or not the changes in plasma extravasation induced by vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) could be affected by fructose diet.
  46. ncbi Immunohistochemical detection of matrix metalloproteinase-1 in the periodontal ligament of equine cheek teeth
    M Warhonowicz
    Institute of Anatomy, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Bischofsholer Damm 15, D 30173 Hannover, Germany
    Tissue Cell 39:369-76. 2007
    The hypsodont equine cheek tooth erupts continuously throughout life. The collagen fibers of the periodontal ligament (PDL) have to remodel constantly to allow the tooth to move in an occlusal direction...
  47. ncbi Capillary-based fully integrated and automated system for nanoliter polymerase chain reaction analysis directly from cheek cells
    Y He
    Ames Laboratory-US Department of Energy and Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University, 50011, USA
    J Chromatogr A 924:271-84. 2001
    ..and automated system based on capillary fluidics has been developed for nanoliter DNA analysis directly from cheek cells...
  48. ncbi Bipaddle pectoralis major myocutaneous flap in reconstructing full thickness defects of cheek: a review of 47 cases
    Quazi Ghazwan Ahmad
    Plastic, Reconstructive and Microsurgical Services, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai 400 012, India
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 59:166-73. 2006
    We present a series of reconstruction of 47 patients with large full thickness cheek defects secondary to cancer ablative surgery. All patients were reconstructed primarily by bipaddle pectoralis major myocutaneous (PMMC) flap...
  49. pmc Quality assessment of buccal versus blood genomic DNA using the Affymetrix 500 K GeneChip
    Jessica G Woo
    University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 321 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    BMC Genet 8:79. 2007
    ..We sought to describe the genomic DNA yield and concordance between stored buccal brushes and blood samples from the same individuals in the context of Affymetrix 500 K Human GeneChip genotyping...
  50. ncbi Deep plane cervicofacial flap: a useful and versatile technique in head and neck surgery
    Swee T Tan
    Head and Neck and Skull Base Surgery Oncology Programme, Wellington Regional Plastic, Maxillofacial and Burns Unit, Hutt Hospital, Private Bag 31907, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
    Head Neck 28:46-55. 2006
    Large oncosurgical defects of the cheek present a challenging reconstructive problem, especially when skin resections are combined with other procedures such as parotidectomy and/or neck dissection.
  51. doi Functional reconstruction of complex lip and cheek defect with free composite anterolateral thigh flap and vascularized fascia
    Yur Ren Kuo
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Kaohsiung Medical Center, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Head Neck 30:1001-6. 2008
    Extensive composite defects involving the lip and cheek present difficult reconstructive challenges...
  52. doi [Which treatment for the malar bags?]
    R Rossarie
    Service de chirurgie maxillofaciale, plastique et esthétique, centre hospitalier intercommunal R Ballanger, Boulevard Robert Ballanger, Aulnay sous Bois, France
    Ann Chir Plast Esthet 54:57-70. 2009
    ..So the surgeon will be able to choose the most adapted treatment, which is most often a midface sub-periosteal lift associated with a blepharoplasty...
  53. ncbi Increased expression of cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 in DMBA-induced hamster cheek pouch carcinogenesis and chemopreventive effect of a selective COX-2 inhibitor celecoxib
    Norihiko Nishimura
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Hyogo College of Medicine, Mukogawa cho, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan
    J Oral Pathol Med 33:614-21. 2004
    ..In recent years, overexpression of cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 protein and mRNA has been reported in various cancer tissues. Therefore, it has been suggested that COX-2 is related to carcinogenesis...
  54. ncbi Contribution of active membrane processes to conducted hyperpolarization in arterioles of hamster cheek pouch
    Glenis J Crane
    The John B Piercy Laboratory, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Microcirculation 11:425-33. 2004
    ..The authors tested the hypothesis that the conduction of hyperpolarization involves active membrane processes as the signal travels along the arteriolar wall...
  55. doi Including the platysma muscle in a cervicofacial skin rotation flap to enhance blood supply for reconstruction of vast orbital and cheek defects: anatomical considerations and surgical technique
    S G Hakim
    Department Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Luebeck, Luebeck, Germany
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 38:1316-9. 2009
    ..The surgical procedures led to sufficient and successful reconstruction of the orbital and cheek region...
  56. pmc Parallel frequency-domain optical coherence tomography scatter-mode imaging of the hamster cheek pouch using a thermal light source
    R N Graf
    Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Opt Lett 33:1285-7. 2008
    ..frequency-domain optical coherence tomography (FDOCT) system to generate a scatter-mode image of the hamster cheek pouch epithelium...
  57. ncbi Three-dimensional endoscopic midface enhancement: a personal quest for the ideal cheek rejuvenation
    Oscar M Ramirez
    Plastic Surgery Division of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:329-40; discussion 341-9. 2002
    ..This provides a volumetric cheek augmentation and improvement of the jowl...
  58. pmc Retinoblastoma presenting with a cheek mass
    Ayotunde Ajaiyeoba
    Department of Ophthalmology, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:1553-5. 2005
    ..of a case of retinoblastoma that mimicked Burkitt's lymphoma by presenting with a left proptosis and a right cheek mass...
  59. ncbi Improvement of neck and cheek laxity with a nonablative radiofrequency device: a lifting experience
    Tina S Alster
    Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center, 2311 M Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Dermatol Surg 30:503-7; discussion 507. 2004
    Laxity of cheek and neck skin is a common cosmetic complaint of patients as they age. Improvement of skin laxity can be difficult to achieve without invasive surgical lifting procedures...
  60. ncbi Evaluation of chlorin p6 for photodynamic treatment of squamous cell carcinoma in the hamster cheek pouch model
    Alok Dube
    Biomedical Applications Section, Centre for Advanced Technology, Rajendra Nagar, PO CAT, Indore, MP 452 013, India
    Oral Oncol 42:77-82. 2006
    We studied pharmacokinetics and tumor response to photodynamic therapy (PDT) using chlorin p6 (CP6) in hamster cheek pouch model. CP6 was administered either intraperitoneally (IP) at a dose of 1...
  61. ncbi Effects of respiratory timing and cheek support on resistance measurements, before and after bronchodilation in asthmatic children using the interrupter technique
    Irene Hadjikoumi
    Paediatric Department, Guy s and St Thomas Hospital, Guy s, King s, St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College, London, UK
    Pediatr Pulmonol 36:495-501. 2003
    ..b>Cheek support improved the correlation with all the lung function results, both in inspiratory and expiratory ..
  62. doi Insight into the mechanisms underlying tumor response to boron neutron capture therapy in the hamster cheek pouch oral cancer model
    Romina F Aromando
    Department of Oral Pathology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Oral Pathol Med 38:448-54. 2009
    The therapeutic success of different boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT) protocols employing the hamster cheek pouch oral cancer model has been previously reported by our laboratory...
  63. doi Detection of temporal lobe spikes: comparing nasopharyngeal, cheek and anterior temporal electrodes to simultaneous subdural recordings
    Maeike Zijlmans
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, F02 201, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Center Utrecht, Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:1771-7. 2008
    To compare nasopharyngeal (NP), cheek and anterior temporal (AT) electrodes for the detection yield and localization of interictal spikes in temporal lobe epilepsy.
  64. ncbi The supernumerary cheek tooth in tabby/EDA mice-a reminiscence of the premolar in mouse ancestors
    R Peterkova
    Department of Teratology, Institute of Experimental Medicine, Academy of Sciences CR, Videnska 1083, 14220 Prague, Czech Republic
    Arch Oral Biol 50:219-25. 2005
    A supernumerary cheek tooth occurs mesially to the first molar in tabby/EDA (Ta) mice affected by hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia...
  65. ncbi Involvement of the 5-lipoxygenase/leukotriene A4 hydrolase pathway in 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene (DMBA)-induced oral carcinogenesis in hamster cheek pouch, and inhibition of carcinogenesis by its inhibitors
    Zheng Sun
    Cancer Research Program, Julius L Chambers Biomedical Biotechnology Research Institute, North Carolina Central University, NC 27707, USA
    Carcinogenesis 27:1902-8. 2006
    ..A4 hydrolase (LTA4H) pathway of AA metabolism in 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene (DMBA)-induced hamster cheek pouch carcinogenesis...
  66. ncbi Bilateral cheek-to-nose advancement flap: an alternative to the paramedian forehead flap for reconstruction of the nose
    M Sand
    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Augusta Kranken Anstalt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Ruhr University Bochum, German
    Acta Chir Plast 49:67-70. 2007
    ..The paramedian forehead flap is one commonly used technique. In this study we describe the bilateral cheek-to-nose advancement flap as an alternative to the paramedian forehead flap in patients with strong nasolabial ..
  67. ncbi Accurate and anatomic midface filler injection by using cheek implants as an injection template
    Joseph Niamtu
    Dermatol Surg 34:93-5; discussion 96. 2008
  68. ncbi Donor-site morbidity in buccal mucosa urethroplasty: lower lip or inner cheek?
    Stefan Kamp
    Department of Urology, Mannheim University Hospital, Mannheim, Germany
    BJU Int 96:619-23. 2005
    To evaluate donor-site complications of buccal mucosa urethroplasty and whether there is a difference in morbidity between harvesting the mucosa graft from the inner cheek or the lower lip.
  69. doi Effects of Spirulina platensis extract on Syrian hamster cheek pouch mucosa painted with 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene
    Mohammed E Grawish
    Faculty of Dentistry, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt
    Oral Oncol 44:956-62. 2008
    ..Consequently, S. platensis is an adjunctive means to inhibit the dysplastic changes occurring in the hamster cheek pouch (HCP) mucosa. However, more research is needed to expand its beneficial action.
  70. ncbi Evaluation of a calcium hydroxylapatite-based implant (Radiesse) for facial soft-tissue augmentation
    David A Jansen
    Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tulane University, New Orleans, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:22S-30S, discussion 31S-33S. 2006
    ..The authors sought to evaluate the long-term clinical efficacy and safety of a calcium hydroxylapatite-based filler (Radiesse) for facial soft-tissue augmentation...
  71. pmc Subcutaneous benign fibrous histiocytoma of the cheek. Case report and review of the literature
    C E Skoulakis
    Department of Otolaryngology, General Hospital of Volo, Greece
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 27:90-3. 2007
    ..A 19-year-old male presented with a painless swelling on the right cheek. Detailed clinical and laboratory examinations were performed...
  72. ncbi Increased apoptosis during morphogenesis of the lower cheek teeth in tabby/EDA mice
    T Boran
    Department of Teratology, Institute of Experimental Medicine, Academy of Sciences of the CR, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Dent Res 84:228-33. 2005
    ..histological sections and computer-aided 3D reconstructions, we investigated epithelial apoptosis in the lower cheek dentition at embryonic days 14.5-17.5...
  73. ncbi New split scar cheek flap in reconstruction of noma sequelae
    T S Kühnel
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Regensburg, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, D 93042 Regensburg, Germany
    Br J Plast Surg 56:528-33. 2003
    The use of a split-scar cheek flap is demonstrated for restoration of lining in reconstructing the oral commissure in cases of noma.
  74. ncbi Apoptosis, proliferation and p12(doc-1) profiles in normal, dysplastic and malignant squamous epithelium of the Syrian hamster cheek pouch model
    Yohko Kohno
    Division of Oral Pathology, Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Oral Oncol 38:274-80. 2002
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  75. doi Improvements in cheek volume in lipoatrophic individuals switching away from thymidine nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors
    P Benn
    Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Mortimer Market Centre, Camden PCT, off Capper Street, London WC1E 6JB, UK
    HIV Med 10:351-5. 2009
    ..Facial changes cannot be assessed by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scans. There are limited objective data on the reversibility of facial lipoatrophy...
  76. ncbi Solitary fibrous tumour of the mouth: report of two cases involving the tongue and cheek
    P A Vargas
    Department of Oral Pathology, University of Campinas, Dental School, Piracicaba SP, Brazil
    Oral Dis 8:111-5. 2002
    ..Case 1 was a 3 cm nodule on the right cheek. Hypo and hypercellular adjacent areas were mainly patternless, and the stroma was formed by thin collagen fibrils...
  77. ncbi Characterization of adenosine receptors mediating the vasodilator effects of adenosine receptor agonists in the microvasculature of the hamster cheek pouch in vivo
    J Nicholls
    School of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK
    Auton Autacoid Pharmacol 22:209-14. 2002
    ..study was to characterize the adenosine receptor mediating vasodilation in the microvasculature of the hamster cheek pouch in vivo...
  78. ncbi Serum, cheek cell and breast milk fatty acid compositions in infants with atopic and non-atopic eczema
    K Laitinen
    Department of Paediatrics, Turku University Central Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Clin Exp Allergy 36:166-73. 2006
    ..The major theory implicating diet with allergic diseases is associated with altered food consumption and subsequent changes in fatty acid composition...
  79. doi Carcinogenic effects of MGP-7 and B[a]P on the hamster cheek pouch
    Jimi Lynn Brandon
    The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Carcinogenesis, Smithville, TX 78957, USA
    Toxicol Pathol 37:733-40. 2009
    ..the carcinogenic effects of benzo[a]pyrene (B[a]P) and manufactured gas plant (MGP) residues on the hamster cheek pouch (HCP)...
  80. ncbi Extra-abdominal fibromatosis of the cheek: report of a case
    Satoko Koeda
    Division of Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Oral Medicine and Surgery, Tohoku University Graduate School of Dentistry, Sendai, Japan
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:1222-6. 2005
  81. ncbi Multiple dermoid cysts on the cheek
    K Niitsuma
    Br J Dermatol 152:1387-9. 2005
  82. ncbi Bobbing along on the crest of a wave: NO ascends hamster cheek pouch arterioles
    Ingrid Fleming
    Circ Res 93:9-11. 2003
  83. ncbi Photodynamic therapy for premalignant lesions in DMBA-treated hamsters: a preliminary study
    J S Kingsbury
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine 14214, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 55:376-81; discussion 381-2. 1997
    ..The aim of this investigation was to determine if this premalignant tissue could be selectively destroyed by systemically administered Photofrin activated by 630 nm red light via an argon dye laser...
  84. ncbi Cheek and eyelid reconstruction: the resurrection of the angle rotation flap
    Sean Boutros
    Institute for Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 116:1425-30; discussion 1431-3. 2005
    Reconstruction of larger cheek and eyelid defects may pose a dilemma for surgeons, since flaps used in reconstruction may be difficult to design, be unreliable, require extensive dissection, and result in neck scarring...
  85. ncbi Arteriolar smooth muscle Ca2+ dynamics during blood flow control in hamster cheek pouch
    Johan Fredrik Brekke
    The John B Pierce Laboratory and Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 290 Congress Ave, New Haven, Connecticut 06519, USA
    J Appl Physiol 101:307-15. 2006
    ..Aparenchymal segments of second-order arterioles (diameter 35 +/- 2 microm) were prepared in the superfused cheek pouch of anesthetized hamsters (n = 18) and perifused with the ratiometric dye fura PE-3 (AM) to load SMC (1 ..
  86. ncbi Prospective, open-label, 18-month trial of calcium hydroxylapatite (Radiesse) for facial soft-tissue augmentation in patients with human immunodeficiency virus-associated lipoatrophy: one-year durability
    Stacey L Silvers
    Chelsea Eye and Cosmetic Surgery Associates, New York, NY 10011, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:34S-45S. 2006
    ..The objective was to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of soft-tissue augmentation of calcium hydroxylapatite (Radiesse) in patients with facial lipoatrophy secondary to human immunodeficiency virus disease...
  87. ncbi [Reconstruction of oral mucosa with a micro-vascularized fascia-cutaneous flap from the forearm]
    Miguel Burgueño García
    Servicio de Cirugia Maxilofacial, Hospital Universitario La Paz, Madrid
    An Otorrinolaringol Ibero Am 29:289-300. 2002
    ..The conclusion reached is that the mucovascularized forearm flaps give a great quantity of thin tissue and therefore so results to be the best option for the reconstruction of the jugal mucosa...
  88. ncbi Microsurgical reconstruction of the buccal mucosa
    B S Lutz
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, and Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Clin Plast Surg 28:339-47, ix. 2001
    ..This article addresses the reconstruction of the buccal mucosa, which is necessary after tumor resection and contracture release...
  89. ncbi Clavipectoral osteomyocutaneous free flap in oromandibular reconstruction
    Hadi Seikaly
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Otolaryngol 36:186-90. 2007
    ..We recently described the clavipectoral osteocutaneous flap for mandibular reconstruction. This flap encompasses the clavicle and the clavicular head of the pectoralis major with overlying skin...
  90. ncbi Aesthetic outcome of sliding island flap for reconstruction of cheek after tumour ablation
    - Hidayatullah
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, PGMI Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar
    J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 17:15-8. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to report the aesthetic results of sliding island flap on the cheek.
  91. ncbi One-stage reconstruction of a large defect of the lower lip and oral commissure
    Makoto Yamauchi
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hirosaki University School of Medicine, 5 Zaifu cho, Hirosaki 036 8216, Japan
    Br J Plast Surg 58:614-8. 2005
    ..For the cutaneous defects, in one a local flap was elevated from the adjacent cheek and in the other a turned over area of the forearm flap was used...
  92. ncbi Squamous cell carcinoma of the buccal mucosa: an aggressive cancer requiring multimodality treatment
    Chun Shu Lin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, 325 Section 2 Cheng Kong Rd, Nei Hu, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Head Neck 28:150-7. 2006
    ..We intend to define the pattern and incidence of failure of buccal cancer and provide information for the design of a better multimodality treatment...
  93. ncbi Innervated buccal musculomucosal flap for wider vermilion and orbicularis oris muscle reconstruction
    Zhenmin Zhao
    Plastic Surgery Department, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Chinese Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
    Plast Reconstr Surg 116:846-52. 2005
  94. doi 'Turbaned' forehead flap
    Surinder Makkar
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 61:594-5. 2008
  95. ncbi S-allylcysteine, a garlic constituent, inhibits 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene-induced hamster buccal pouch carcinogenesis
    S Balasenthil
    Department of Biochemistry, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar-608 002, Tamil Nadu, India
    Nutr Cancer 40:165-72. 2001
    ..We suggest that SAC exerts its chemopreventive effects by modulating lipid peroxidation and enhancing antioxidant activities in the target organ as well as in the liver and circulation...
  96. ncbi Reconstruction of a large surgical defect on the lower eyelid and infraorbital cheek
    Alysa R Herman
    Department of Dermatology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Dermatol Surg 31:689-91. 2005
    An 83-year-old white woman was referred for Mohs micrographic surgery of a lentigo maligna on the left malar cheek. The tumor was completely removed in four stages, leaving an irregularly shaped defect that measured 3.8 x 4...
  97. ncbi Chemoprevention of oral cancer by black raspberries
    Bruce C Casto
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Anticancer Res 22:4005-15. 2002
    ..In the study reported herein, the hamster cheek pouch (HCP) was used to evaluate the ability of black raspberries to inhibit oral cavity tumors...
  98. ncbi Reconstruction of perioral defects following resection for oral squamous cell carcinoma
    James J Closmann
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0440, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 64:367-74. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to review and describe techniques for the reconstruction of large, complex perioral defects after resection of oral squamous cell carcinoma with emphasis on cosmetic and functional outcome...
  99. ncbi [Cheek defect reconstruction with a vertical translation flap: nine cases]
    L Caquant
    Service de chirurgie maxillofaciale, stomatologique et plastique de la face, Centre Hospitalier Lyon Sud, 165, Chemin du Grand Revoyet, 69495 Pierre Benite Cedex, France
    Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac 109:15-9. 2008
    ..Surgery is the common treatment of those lesions and the operative defect can be important. The aim of this study was to present reconstruction of lateromedial cheek defects with a vertical translation flap.
  100. ncbi Fibroblast growth factor-2 expression during experimental oral carcinogenesis. Its possible role in the induction of pre-malignant fibrosis
    A R Raimondi
    Oral Pathology Department, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Oral Pathol Med 35:212-7. 2006
    ..To date, the activity of FGF during the development of oral pre-cancerous lesions has not been analyzed. We herein evaluated the role of FGF-2 in the pre-cancerous and cancerous lesions in the hamster cheek pouch oral cancer model.
  101. ncbi Squamous cell carcinomas arising from different types of oral epithelia differ in their tumor and patient characteristics and survival
    Jaana Rautava
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Institute of Dentistry, University of Turku, Lemminkaisenkatu 2, FIN 20520 Turku, Finland
    Oral Oncol 43:911-9. 2007
    ..It would seem to be meaningful to investigate the molecular characteristics of the different types of oral epithelium in order to elucidate possible differences in their susceptibility to malignant transformation...

Research Grants74

  1. Optical Biopsy sing Optical Coherence Tomography
    JAMES FUJIMOTO; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Imaging studies will be performed in the normal rabbit to validate new endoscopic imaging techniques. The hamster cheek pouch model of squamous cell carcinoma and the AOM rat model of colon cancer will be used to image cancer ..
  2. Cohort Study of Genetic Susceptibility to Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma
    Jiali Han; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..we will include 1120 pathologically confirmed melanoma cases and 1120 matched controls who provided blood or cheek cell samples from three large well-characterized cohorts, the Nurses Health Study, Nurses Health Study II, and the ..
  3. Cohort Study of Genetic Susceptibility to Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma
    Jiali Han; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..we will include 1120 pathologically confirmed melanoma cases and 1120 matched controls who provided blood or cheek cell samples from three large well-characterized cohorts, the Nurses Health Study, Nurses Health Study II, and the ..
  4. Cohort Study of Genetic Susceptibility to Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma
    Jiali Han; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..we will include 1120 pathologically confirmed melanoma cases and 1120 matched controls who provided blood or cheek cell samples from three large well-characterized cohorts, the Nurses Health Study, Nurses Health Study II, and the ..
  5. A New Integrated Endoscope System
    LIH LIN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..for high resolution OCT and confocal fluorescence imaging of normal and early cancer in an in-vivo hamster cheek pouch cancer model. 4...
  6. A New Integrated Endoscope System
    Lih Y Lin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..for high resolution OCT and confocal fluorescence imaging of normal and early cancer in an in-vivo hamster cheek pouch cancer model. 4...
  7. INTERCELLULAR COORDINATION OF BLOOD FLOW CONTROL
    STEVEN SEGAL; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Therefore, using he hamster cheek pouch preparation to facilitate intracellular microelectrode access to arterioles in vivo, our First Aim is to ..
  8. Global HIV Drug Therapies and Mitochondrial Complications and Mechanisms
    Mariana Gerschenson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..levels of OXPHOS proteins/enzyme activities in fat, peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) or buccal cells (cheek swabs) will correlate with a decrease in limb fat content as assessed by dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA)...
  9. Global HIV Drug Therapies and Mitochondrial Complications and Mechanisms
    Mariana Gerschenson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..levels of OXPHOS proteins/enzyme activities in fat, peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) or buccal cells (cheek swabs) will correlate with a decrease in limb fat content as assessed by dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA)...
  10. Polybrominated Biphenyls and Cancer Risk
    KARIN ROSENBLATT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..studies could involve performing in-person interviews and obtaining biologic samples (such as blood samples or cheek swabs) to determine the mechanism of a potential carcinogenic effect...
  11. ORAL MUCOSA MICROBIOTA IN HEALTH, CANCER & MUCOSITIS
    Donna Mager; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Samples will be taken from the dorsum, lateral and ventral surfaces of the tongue, floor of mouth, cheek, hard palate, vestibule/lip, attached gingiva and saliva as well as supra and subgingival plaque of the mesial ..
  12. EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT
    Daniel Howard; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..b>Cheek Learning Resources Center...
  13. FUNCTIONAL AND HEALTH CHANGES OF THE ELDERLY
    Kenneth Manton; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The biological samples will be obtained using a non-invasive cheek swab, and the genetic typing will be accomplished through a subcontract with the University of Washington for with ..
  14. Prevention of Oral Cancer by Strawberries with Selenium Assimilated in the Fruit
    CHRISTOPHER WEGHORST; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..An animal model of oral cancer, the hamster cheek pouch (HCP), has shown that cell and tissue changes that are involved in the cancer process are similar between ..
  15. Formulation & Evaluation of Bioadhesive Gels for Oral Cancer Chemoprevention
    Susan Mallery; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Dietary administration of freeze-dried black raspberries (FBR) successfully inhibited both esophageal and cheek pouch carcinoma in animal models...
  16. Prostate Cancer in Senegalese Men
    Serigne Gueye; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..will be obtained from a questionnaire interview, a biosample containing DNA will be collected using a non-invasive cheek swab method, and pathology information will be collected using a standardized medical record abstraction approach...
  17. PREDICTORS OF ANTICOAGULATION CONTROL ON WARFARIN
    Stephen Kimmel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Genotype of CYP2C9 and apolipoprotein E will be determined via cheek swabs, and adherence with medications will be measured throughout the study using state-of-the-art electronic pill ..
  18. Tissue Engineering of a Neotrachea
    James E Dennis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..alone, transplant with a T-tube (to assist breathing and promote repair), and transplant with T-tube along with cheek mucosal free transplant...
  19. OPTICAL BIOPSY USING OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY
    JAMES FUJIMOTO; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Finally we will perform in vivo imaging studies using the hamster cheek pouch carcinoma model to evaluate the ability of OCT to image premalignant and malignant changes in vivo...
  20. Effects of organochlorines on male infertility
    JULIA WIRTH; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..P450 polymorphisms will be measured in buccal (cheek) cell DNA...