Ahmad R Sedaghat

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Risk factors for development of chronic rhinosinusitis in patients with allergic rhinitis
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2:370-5. 2012
  2. pmc Prevalence of and associations with allergic rhinitis in children with chronic rhinosinusitis
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA, United States Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States Electronic address
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 78:343-7. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Clinical assessment is an accurate predictor of which patients will need septoplasty
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Laryngoscope 123:48-52. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Radiographic density profiles link frontal and anterior ethmoid sinuses behavior in chronic rhinosinusitis
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2:496-500. 2012
  5. pmc Kinetics of the viral cycle influence pharmacodynamics of antiretroviral therapy
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Biol Direct 6:42. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Sinonasal anatomic variants and asthma are associated with faster development of chronic rhinosinusitis in patients with allergic rhinitis
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA Division of Otolaryngology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 3:755-61. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Chronic rhinosinusitis symptoms and computed tomography staging: improved correlation by incorporating radiographic density
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA, USA
    Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2:386-91. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Socioeconomic disparities in the presentation of acute bacterial sinusitis complications in children
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    Laryngoscope 124:1700-6. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Preapproval of sinus computed tomography for otolaryngologic evaluation of chronic rhinosinusitis does not save health care costs
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, U S A Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, U S A
    Laryngoscope 124:373-7. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Socioeconomic determinants of overnight and weekend emergency department use for acute rhinosinusitis
    Regan W Bergmark
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts
    Laryngoscope 125:2441-6. 2015

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  1. doi request reprint Risk factors for development of chronic rhinosinusitis in patients with allergic rhinitis
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2:370-5. 2012
    ..CRS may be preceded by other sinonasal inflammatory diseases including allergic rhinitis (AR). It is unclear what factors may predispose patients with AR to develop CRS...
  2. pmc Prevalence of and associations with allergic rhinitis in children with chronic rhinosinusitis
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA, United States Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States Electronic address
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 78:343-7. 2014
    ..Although a strong association, or even cause and effect relationship, between allergic rhinitis (AR) and CRS is commonly assumed, the epidemiologic relationship between these disorders has not yet been defined in children...
  3. doi request reprint Clinical assessment is an accurate predictor of which patients will need septoplasty
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Laryngoscope 123:48-52. 2013
    ..Evidence for this requirement is lacking. We sought to evaluate the initial clinical assessment as a predictor of response to this mandated trial of medical treatment...
  4. doi request reprint Radiographic density profiles link frontal and anterior ethmoid sinuses behavior in chronic rhinosinusitis
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2:496-500. 2012
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  5. pmc Kinetics of the viral cycle influence pharmacodynamics of antiretroviral therapy
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Biol Direct 6:42. 2011
    ..We have previously shown that HIV life-cycle kinetics impact clinically observed HIV viral dynamics. Here we present a mathematical model of how they affect the pharmacodynamics of antiretroviral drugs...
  6. doi request reprint Sinonasal anatomic variants and asthma are associated with faster development of chronic rhinosinusitis in patients with allergic rhinitis
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA Division of Otolaryngology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 3:755-61. 2013
    ..In this study, we sought to identify risk factors that may influence speed of development of CRS in patients with AR...
  7. doi request reprint Chronic rhinosinusitis symptoms and computed tomography staging: improved correlation by incorporating radiographic density
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA, USA
    Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2:386-91. 2012
    ..An objective measure of CRS severity that correlates well with patients' symptoms, particularly if available from CT data, would be a valuable tool in assessment of disease status and outcomes after surgery...
  8. doi request reprint Socioeconomic disparities in the presentation of acute bacterial sinusitis complications in children
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    Laryngoscope 124:1700-6. 2014
    ..To identify characteristics and disparities associated with presentation of pediatric acute bacterial sinusitis (ABS) complications...
  9. doi request reprint Preapproval of sinus computed tomography for otolaryngologic evaluation of chronic rhinosinusitis does not save health care costs
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, U S A Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, U S A
    Laryngoscope 124:373-7. 2014
    ..To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of preapproval requirements for computed tomography (CT) of the sinuses in the evaluation and management of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS)...
  10. doi request reprint Socioeconomic determinants of overnight and weekend emergency department use for acute rhinosinusitis
    Regan W Bergmark
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts
    Laryngoscope 125:2441-6. 2015
    ..We investigate whether the disparate use of ED resources for this nonemergent condition by patients with Medicaid and self-pay insurance can be attributed to presentation overnight or on weekends...
  11. doi request reprint Emergency department presentation for uncomplicated acute rhinosinusitis is associated with poor access to healthcare
    George A Scangas
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts
    Laryngoscope 125:2253-8. 2015
    ..Some ARS patients present to emergency departments (EDs) for care. We investigates factors associated with ARS presentation to EDs versus outpatient settings...
  12. doi request reprint Connexin 32 and 43 mutations: do they play a role in chronic rhinosinusitis?
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA, USA Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Otolaryngol 35:33-6. 2014
    ..Mutations in connexin 32 and 43 proteins have been associated with a number of human diseases. The objective of this study is to investigate the role of mutations in connexin 32 or connexin 43 genes in CRS and RARS...
  13. doi request reprint Insurance status and quality of outpatient care for uncomplicated acute rhinosinusitis
    Regan W Bergmark
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts2Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 141:505-11. 2015
    ..Previous work suggests an association between insurance status and location of presentation (emergency department vs outpatient clinic) for evaluation of uncomplicated acute rhinosinusitis (ARS)...
  14. doi request reprint Radiographic evaluation of nasal septal deviation from computed tomography correlates poorly with physical exam findings
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 5:258-62. 2015
    ..However, the correlation between radiographic evaluation of septal deviation with physical examination findings is unknown...
  15. doi request reprint Volumetric analysis of chronic maxillary atelectasis
    Giant C Lin
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 29:166-9. 2015
    ..The relationship between orbit and maxillary sinus volumes in patients with chronic maxillary atelectasis (CMA), commonly known as silent sinus syndrome if enophthalmos is present, is poorly understood...
  16. doi request reprint Endoscopic endonasal orbital cavernous hemangioma resection: global experience in techniques and outcomes
    Benjamin S Bleier
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 6:156-61. 2016
    ..The purpose of this study was to combine the experience of multiple international centers to create a composite of the global experience on the endoscopic management of a single type of tumor, the orbital cavernous hemangioma (OCH)...
  17. doi request reprint Clustering of chronic rhinosinusitis symptomatology reveals novel associations with objective clinical and demographic characteristics
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 29:100-5. 2015
    ..Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is associated with varied head and neck symptomatology and quality-of-life impairments that are not necessarily correlated with each other or with objective measures of disease...
  18. pmc Mouse Sensitivity is an Independent Risk Factor for Rhinitis in Children with Asthma
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Mass Department of Otolaryngology and Communications Enhancement, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Mass Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 4:82-88.e1. 2016
    ..Although mouse and cockroach allergy is known to be important in urban children with asthma, the independent association of mouse and cockroach sensitization with rhinitis in these children is unknown...
  19. doi request reprint Trends in Inpatient Pediatric Polysomnography for Laryngomalacia and Craniofacial Anomalies
    Kareem O Tawfik
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 125:82-9. 2016
    ..We sought to determine whether children with these diagnoses have become more likely to undergo inpatient polysomnogram (PSG) over time and to identify evolving trends in PSG utilization...
  20. doi request reprint Endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis in patients previously treated for sinonasal malignancy
    Stacey T Gray
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Laryngoscope 126:304-15. 2016
    ..Some patients will fail medical management and require endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS). This study reviews the use of ESS in the management of CRS in patients previously treated for sinonasal malignancy...
  21. doi request reprint Impact of day of week on outcomes of endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 29:378-82. 2015
    ..Outcomes for some surgical procedures are discrepantly affected by the day of the week when surgery is performed. It remains unknown whether this finding is applicable to endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS)...
  22. doi request reprint Characterization of obstructive sleep apnea before and after tongue-lip adhesion in children with micrognathia
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 601 North Caroline Street, Room 6231, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 49:21-6. 2012
    ..To characterize airway obstruction before and after tongue-lip adhesion in children with micrognathia using polysomnography...
  23. doi request reprint Objective radiographic density measurements of sinus opacities are not strong predictors of noninvasive fungal disease
    Daniel E Killeen
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 28:483-6. 2014
    ..High-density paranasal sinus opacities are often deemed consistent with fungal elements. No studies of objective quantitative radiographic density measures have been performed to support this assertion...
  24. doi request reprint Regional and socioeconomic disparities in emergency department use of radiographic imaging for acute pediatric sinusitis
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 28:23-8. 2014
    ..Children with all degrees of APS severity may present to emergency departments (EDs) for evaluation and management. This study was designed to analyze the use of imaging in APS presenting to U.S. EDs...
  25. doi request reprint Prognostic significance of human papillomavirus in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 119:1542-9. 2009
    ..In this study, we correlate clinical outcomes with HPV status for patients with oropharyngeal carcinomas who were uniformly treated with a concurrent chemoradiation treatment protocol...