epistaxis

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Summary: Bleeding from the nose.

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  1. ncbi Persistent epistaxis: what is the best practice?
    N Umapathy
    Department of Otolaryngology, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
    Rhinology 43:305-8. 2005
  2. ncbi Management of epistaxis
    Corry J Kucik
    Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    Am Fam Physician 71:305-11. 2005
  3. ncbi Factors associated with the occurrence of epistaxis in natural canine leishmaniasis (Leishmania infantum)
    T A Petanides
    Companion Animal Clinic, Veterinary Faculty, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki AUTH, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Vet Intern Med 22:866-72. 2008
  4. ncbi Selective embolization in the treatment of intractable epistaxis
    Pia Juul Andersen
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Acta Otolaryngol 125:293-7. 2005
  5. ncbi The effect of treatment for epistaxis secondary to hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
    Anne E Hitchings
    Professorial Unit, Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Rhinol 19:75-8. 2005
  6. ncbi On the effectiveness of treatment options in epistaxis: an analysis of 678 interventions
    M B Soyka
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    Rhinology 49:474-8. 2011
  7. ncbi Thalidomide stimulates vessel maturation and reduces epistaxis in individuals with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
    Franck Lebrin
    Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale U833, College de France, Paris, France
    Nat Med 16:420-8. 2010
  8. ncbi Complications and management of septoplasty
    Amy S Ketcham
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 600 Gresham Drive, Suite 1100, Norfolk, VA 23507, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 43:897-904. 2010
  9. ncbi Treatment of profuse epistaxis in patients irradiated for nasopharyngeal carcinoma
    George K C Wong
    Division of Neurosurgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    ANZ J Surg 77:270-4. 2007
  10. ncbi The effects of Vaseline gauze strip, Merocel, and Nasopore on the formation of synechiae and excessive granulation tissue in the middle meatus and the incidence of major postoperative bleeding after endoscopic sinus surgery
    Ying Piao Wang
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 74:16-21. 2011

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  1. ncbi Persistent epistaxis: what is the best practice?
    N Umapathy
    Department of Otolaryngology, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
    Rhinology 43:305-8. 2005
    b>Epistaxis is the commonest otolaryngological emergency, which is often managed by a nasal pack...
  2. ncbi Management of epistaxis
    Corry J Kucik
    Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    Am Fam Physician 71:305-11. 2005
    Family physicians frequently encounter patients with epistaxis (nasal bleeding). In rare cases, this condition may lead to massive bleeding and even death...
  3. ncbi Factors associated with the occurrence of epistaxis in natural canine leishmaniasis (Leishmania infantum)
    T A Petanides
    Companion Animal Clinic, Veterinary Faculty, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki AUTH, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Vet Intern Med 22:866-72. 2008
    Canine leishmaniasis (CanL) is a common cause of epistaxis in dogs residing in endemic areas. The pathogenesis of CanL-associated epistaxis has not been fully explored because of the limited number of cases reported so far.
  4. ncbi Selective embolization in the treatment of intractable epistaxis
    Pia Juul Andersen
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Acta Otolaryngol 125:293-7. 2005
    In skilled hands, selective embolization is a safe procedure and represents an effective treatment for prolonged epistaxis. Embolization therapy can be repeated if necessary.
  5. ncbi The effect of treatment for epistaxis secondary to hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
    Anne E Hitchings
    Professorial Unit, Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Rhinol 19:75-8. 2005
    b>Epistaxis is the most common symptom in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia. Different treatment options have been described but with little reference to their effect on quality of life or disease severity.
  6. ncbi On the effectiveness of treatment options in epistaxis: an analysis of 678 interventions
    M B Soyka
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    Rhinology 49:474-8. 2011
    b>Epistaxis represents one of the most common emergencies in ENT clinics around the world. It creates great physical and emotional stress to the patient as well as a financial burden on health-care systems...
  7. ncbi Thalidomide stimulates vessel maturation and reduces epistaxis in individuals with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
    Franck Lebrin
    Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale U833, College de France, Paris, France
    Nat Med 16:420-8. 2010
    ..We report here that treatment with thalidomide reduced the severity and frequency of nosebleeds (epistaxis) in the majority of a small group of subjects with HHT tested...
  8. ncbi Complications and management of septoplasty
    Amy S Ketcham
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 600 Gresham Drive, Suite 1100, Norfolk, VA 23507, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 43:897-904. 2010
    ..Overall, good intraoperative visualization is a key factor in preventing complications and achieving a functional nasal airway...
  9. ncbi Treatment of profuse epistaxis in patients irradiated for nasopharyngeal carcinoma
    George K C Wong
    Division of Neurosurgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    ANZ J Surg 77:270-4. 2007
    Profuse epistaxis in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) previously treated with radiotherapy (RT) can be life threatening. Surgical means to prevent rebleeding may at times be difficult and unsuccessful...
  10. ncbi The effects of Vaseline gauze strip, Merocel, and Nasopore on the formation of synechiae and excessive granulation tissue in the middle meatus and the incidence of major postoperative bleeding after endoscopic sinus surgery
    Ying Piao Wang
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 74:16-21. 2011
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  11. ncbi Infective endocarditis of native valve after anterior nasal packing
    Suriya Jayawardena
    Department of Medicine, Coney Island Hospital, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11235, USA
    Am J Ther 13:460-2. 2006
    We present a case report of a patient who was previously treated for spontaneous epistaxis with a petroleum jelly gauze (0.5 in x 72 in) anterior nasal packing filled with an antibiotic ointment, along with prophylactic oral clindamycin...
  12. ncbi Is severe epistaxis associated with acetylsalicylic acid intake?
    Michael B Soyka
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Laryngoscope 120:200-7. 2010
    b>Epistaxis represents a very common emergency in any ear, nose, and throat (ENT) department around the world...
  13. ncbi The effect of bevacizumab (Avastin) treatment on epistaxis in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
    Jana Simonds
    University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California, USA
    Laryngoscope 119:988-92. 2009
    Determine the effectiveness of treating epistaxis in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) with potassium titanyl phosphate (KTP) laser cautery combined with submucosal injection of 100 mg of bevacizumab.
  14. ncbi Metastatic renal cell carcinoma presenting as epistaxis
    H M Lee
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Communication Disorder Institute of the Medical Science Research Center, Korea University, 152 703, Seoul, Korea
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 262:69-71. 2005
    ..In this paper we deal with the case of a 73-year-old patient who presented with recurrent epistaxis. The presence of a primary renal cell carcinoma was recognized only after surgical removal of the metastatic ..
  15. ncbi Endoscopic anterior ethmoidal artery ligation: a cadaver study
    Stephen R Floreani
    Department of Surgery, Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Adelaide and Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia
    Laryngoscope 116:1263-7. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the radiologic and endoscopic anatomy of the anterior ethmoidal canal (AEC) and feasibility of endoscopic ligation of the anterior ethmoidal artery (AEA)...
  16. ncbi The influence of meteorological factors on the frequency of epistaxis
    V Danielides
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 27:84-8. 2002
    ..study aims to search out the influence of temperature, atmospheric pressure and humidity on the frequency of epistaxis. The study includes 701 patients who have suffered from epistaxis and have been treated in the ENT department of ..
  17. ncbi The SF-36 health status questionnaire in assessing patients with epistaxis secondary to hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
    Penelope A Lennox
    Professorial Unit, The Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Rhinol 19:71-4. 2005
    This study assesses the ability of the short form 36 (SF-36), a validated health status survey, to measure the health of patients with epistaxis due to hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT).
  18. ncbi Arterial embolization in the management of posterior epistaxis
    Nathan P Christensen
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:748-53. 2005
    Treatment of severe epistaxis can encompass many modalities. Control rates with all treatments are good. Morbidity among treatment groups varies. Angiographic embolization is one such method that has a very low complication rate...
  19. ncbi Use of systemic prophylactic antibiotics with anterior nasal packing in England, UK
    R A P Persaud
    Clin Otolaryngol 32:399; author reply 399-400. 2007
  20. ncbi Endovascular treatment of epistaxis in patients irradiated for nasopharyngeal carcinoma
    Yin Mei Low
    Department of Otolaryngology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 28:244-7. 2003
    Posterior epistaxis commonly occurs after radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma and is difficult to treat...
  21. ncbi Investigation of the influence of ambient temperature, atmospheric pressure and water vapour pressure on epistaxis admission rate
    V M Reddy
    ENT Department, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, Truro, Cornwall, United Kingdom
    Rhinology 48:348-51. 2010
    To investigate the relationship between weather variables (atmospheric pressure, temperature, water vapour pressure) and epistaxis admission rates at Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, United Kingdom.
  22. ncbi Prospective, randomized, controlled clinical trial of Ankaferd Blood Stopper in patients with acute anterior epistaxis
    Aysenur Meric Teker
    Otorhinolaryngology Department, Vakif Gureba Training and Research Hospital, Vatan Street, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 267:1377-81. 2010
    ..Blood Stopper (ABS) as a hemostatic agent compared to hemostasis by phenylephrine in patients with anterior epistaxis. The study design is a prospective, randomized, controlled, nonblinded, clinical trial...
  23. ncbi Contemporary surgical treatment of epistaxis. What is the evidence for sphenopalatine artery ligation?
    S Kumar
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Southwick Hill Road, Cosham, Portsmouth, UK
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 28:360-3. 2003
    The optimal surgical management for failed conservative measures in epistaxis remains unclear...
  24. ncbi Epistaxis: prospective evaluation of bleeding site and its impact on patient outcome
    M Supriya
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Scotland, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 124:744-9. 2010
    To assess impact of site of idiopathic epistaxis on adult patient management and its association with patient demographics and co-morbidities.
  25. ncbi Natural history and control of epistaxis in a group of German patients with Rendu-Osler-Weber disease
    Benedikt J Folz
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Philipps University Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Rhinology 43:40-6. 2005
    b>Epistaxis is the most common symptom of a complex, genetically determined vasculopathy, which is known under the notion hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT, Rendu-Osler-Weber-syndrome)...
  26. ncbi Endoscopic cauterization of the sphenopalatine artery in pediatric intractable posterior epistaxis
    Hesham Mohammad Eladl
    ORL Department Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 75:1545-8. 2011
    To evaluate the rule of endoscopic sphenopalatine artery cauterization in posterior intractable epistaxis in pediatric age group as regard technical difficulty, efficacy, and safety in children.
  27. ncbi Selective endovascular embolization for refractory idiopathic epistaxis is a safe and effective therapeutic option: technique, complications, and outcomes
    Jose E Cohen
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, P O Box 12000, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    J Clin Neurosci 19:687-90. 2012
    b>Epistaxis generally responds to conservative management, but a more invasive approach, such as superselective embolization, is sometimes justified...
  28. ncbi Profuse epistaxis following sphenoid surgery: a ruptured carotid artery pseudoaneurysm and its management
    D Biswas
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Queens Medical Centre, University of Nottingham, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 123:692-4. 2009
    ..We report a rare case of iatrogenic pseudoaneurysm of the internal carotid artery secondary to endoscopic sphenoid surgery...
  29. ncbi Prospective study of the risk of not using prophylactic antibiotics in nasal packing for epistaxis
    C Pepper
    ENT Department, St George s Hospital, London, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 126:257-9. 2012
    There is wide variation in UK prescribing practice regarding prophylactic antibiotics for nasal packing in spontaneous epistaxis. There are few published cases of infective complications in such patients.
  30. ncbi The natural history of epistaxis in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia in the Norwegian population: a cross-sectional study
    Sinan Dheyauldeen
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Oslo University Hospital Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 25:214-8. 2011
    b>Epistaxis is usually the first and most common symptom in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT), which is known also as Rendu-Osler-Weber syndrome...
  31. ncbi The sphenopalatine artery: a surgical challenge in epistaxis
    Gustavo Lara Rezende
    Hospital de Base do Distrito Federal
    Braz J Otorhinolaryngol 78:42-7. 2012
    ..artery (SPA) and its branches is fundamental for the success of the endoscopic treatment of posterior epistaxis. However, the complex anatomical variations seen in the irrigation of the nasal cavity poses a significant ..
  32. ncbi Posterior epistaxis: identification of common bleeding sites
    M A Thornton
    Department of Otolaryngology, University Hospital Galway, Galway, Ireland
    Laryngoscope 115:588-90. 2005
    The objective of this study was to determine common bleeding sites in the nasal cavity of patients with posterior epistaxis and thus review our management protocol.
  33. ncbi Are systemic prophylactic antibiotics indicated with anterior nasal packing for spontaneous epistaxis?
    D Biswas
    Department of Otolaryngology, Southmead Hospital, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Acta Otolaryngol 129:179-81. 2009
    This pilot study did not show an advantage of the routine use of prophylactic antibiotics for spontaneous epistaxis treated by nasal packing.
  34. ncbi Twenty-four-hour and annual variation in onset of epistaxis in Osler disease
    Haneen Sadick
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital of Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Chronobiol Int 24:357-64. 2007
    ..Recurrent epistaxis is the predominant symptom in more than 90% of patients...
  35. ncbi An epistaxis severity score for hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
    Jeffrey B Hoag
    Department of Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102, USA
    Laryngoscope 120:838-43. 2010
    Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT)-related epistaxis leads to alterations in social functioning and quality of life. Although more than 95% experience epistaxis, there is considerable variability of severity...
  36. ncbi Discomfort and costs in epistaxis treatment
    Georgios Nikolaou
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital, Frauenklinikstrasse 24, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 270:2239-44. 2013
    b>Epistaxis is a very common ENT event. Apart from the effectiveness of the different treatment options, the discomfort and the financial burden are of great importance...
  37. ncbi Severe posterior epistaxis-endoscopic surgical anatomy
    Francini G M Pádua
    Clinical Hospital of the Medical University of São Paulo, Sao Paulo SP, Brazil
    Laryngoscope 118:156-61. 2008
    ..To describe the anatomy of the sphenopalatine foramen (SPF) region and possible anatomical variations...
  38. ncbi Endoscopic anatomy of the sphenopalatine and posterior nasal arteries: implications for the endoscopic management of epistaxis
    Heather R Schwartzbauer
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Neuroscience Institute, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0515, USA
    Am J Rhinol 17:63-6. 2003
    Refractory posterior epistaxis is a challenge for otolaryngologists. Most algorithms for managing this condition ultimately call for interrupting the arterial blood supply to the nasal mucosa...
  39. ncbi Epistaxis and hemostatic devices
    Levon Nikoyan
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Dentistry, Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center, Brooklyn, NY 11206, USA
    Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 24:219-28, viii. 2012
    b>Epistaxis is a common medical problem that rarely requires surgical intervention. However, when medical or surgical intervention is required, epistaxis can sometimes be difficult to control...
  40. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of endoscopic sphenopalatine artery ligation versus nasal packing as first-line treatment for posterior epistaxis
    Raj C Dedhia
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 3:563-6. 2013
    The advent of endoscopic sphenopalatine artery ligation (ESPAL) for the control of posterior epistaxis provides an effective, low-morbidity treatment option...
  41. ncbi [Bevacizumab in therapy-refractory epistaxis: case report of low-dose antibody therapy for hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia]
    C Rohrmeier
    Klinik für Hals Nasen Ohren Heilkunde, Kopf und Halschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Regensburg, Franz Josef Straus Allee 11, 93053, Regensburg, Deutschland
    HNO 60:1003-6. 2012
    ..Application of such low doses has not been described in the literature yet. Our case report shows the positive effect of low-dose bevacizumab on therapy-refractory epistaxis. No complications were caused by the bevacizumab treatment.
  42. ncbi Coblation for epistaxis management in patients with hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia: a multicentre case series
    H Joshi
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    J Laryngol Otol 125:1176-80. 2011
    To propose radiofrequency coblation as a potential treatment modality for mild to moderate epistaxis in patients with hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia.
  43. ncbi Massive epistaxis related to petrous carotid artery pseudoaneurysm after radiation therapy: emergency treatment with covered stent in two cases
    Kai Ming Auyeung
    Department of Radiology, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 24:1449-52. 2003
    ..The successful use of a covered stent in the emergency treatment of massive epistaxis due to active bleeding from pseudoaneurysm in the petrous internal carotid artery (ICA) is described.
  44. ncbi Update on epistaxis
    Richard Douglas
    Department of Surgery, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 15:180-3. 2007
    The treatment of epistaxis has undergone significant changes in recent years. Gone are the days when patients had an uncomfortable posterior nasal pack inserted then spent several days on the ward only to bleed again on its removal...
  45. ncbi The effect of hand dominance on recurrent idiopathic paediatric epistaxis
    P Joice
    Department of ENT, NHS Tayside, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, UK
    Clin Otolaryngol 33:570-4. 2008
    No published data exists to support the belief that nose picking contributes to recurrent idiopathic paediatric epistaxis. If nose picking is implicated then there may be a higher incidence of epistaxis on the side of the dominant hand...
  46. ncbi Endoscopic ligature of the sphenopalatine artery for severe posterior epistaxis
    R L Voegels
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Brazil
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 124:464-7. 2001
    To present our experience with endoscopic ligature of the sphenopalatine artery in the treatment of severe posterior epistaxis of patients who had previously undergone conservative procedures.
  47. ncbi Epistaxis: update on management
    Louise Melia
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 19:30-5. 2011
    This article reviews the literature on epistaxis, with a focus on the past 12-18 month, and aims to classify the literature available for this very common otolaryngology emergency.
  48. ncbi Endovascular treatment of epistaxis in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
    K F Layton
    Mayo Clinic, Department of Radiology, Rochester, MN, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 28:885-8. 2007
    The treatment of epistaxis in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia can be very challenging...
  49. ncbi Studies on the effects of ice collars on nasal blood volume using optical rhinometry
    Mandy Scheibe
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Dresden Medical School, Fetscherstr 74, D 01307 Dresden, Germany
    Am J Rhinol 20:394-6. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate changes of nasal blood volume before and after application of ice collars to the neck. Nasal blood volume was investigated using optical rhinometry...
  50. pmc An uncommon cause of epistaxis: cartoid cavernous fistula
    Panupong Jiamsripong
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ 85259, USA
    Emerg Med J 24:e28. 2007
    We report on an uncommon cause of epistaxis presenting to the emergency room. Epistaxis is not an uncommon presentation to emergency rooms across the world. The majority are easily controlled and have low mortality...
  51. ncbi The pathology of visible blood vessels on the nasal septum in children with epistaxis
    Mary Louise Montague
    Department of Paediatric Otolaryngology, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Yorkhill, Glasgow G3 8SJ, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 75:1032-4. 2011
    b>Epistaxis is common in children, but its cause remains unknown. About half the children who present with epistaxis have prominent vessels on the nasal septum...
  52. pmc Bartonella species as a potential cause of epistaxis in dogs
    Edward B Breitschwerdt
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 4700 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:2529-33. 2005
    Infection with a Bartonella species was implicated in three cases of epistaxis in dogs, based upon isolation, serology, or PCR amplification...
  53. ncbi Epistaxis and its management: an observational pilot study carried out in 23 hospital centres in France
    Jean Michel Klossek
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Centre Hospitalo Universitaire, Poitiers, BP 577 86021, Poitiers Cedex, France
    Rhinology 44:151-5. 2006
    The purpose of this study is to describe the treatment of epistaxis in hospital emergency departments and to identify the principal risk factors for more severe episodes of bleeding.
  54. ncbi Routine clotting screen has no role in the management of epistaxis: reiterating the point
    M Shakeel
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZN, Scotland, UK
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 267:1641-4. 2010
    Objective of the study is to investigate the role of clotting screen in adult patients presenting with epistaxis. The study is a prospective case series done in a teaching hospital in the Northeast of Scotland...
  55. ncbi Epistaxis as the reason for premature discontinuation of clopidogrel after percutaneous coronary angioplasty with stent implantation
    Edyta Jura-Szołtys
    Department of Laryngology, Silesian Medical University, Katowice, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 69:817-23. 2011
    Haemorrhagic complications, including epistaxis, are the main reason for discontinuation of antiplatelet therapy in patients after stent implantation which increases risk of in-stent thrombosis.
  56. ncbi Indications and results of cauterization by endoscopic approach of the sphenopalatine artery in severe posterior epistaxis
    Marc Wiorowski
    Department of Otorhinolaryngolgy, Service d ORL, Hopital de Hautepierre, 1 av Molière, CHU Hautepierre, 67000 Strasbourg, France
    Auris Nasus Larynx 31:131-3. 2004
    ..cauterization by endoscopic approach of the sphenopalatine artery in the treatment of severe posterior epistaxis. The purpose is to evaluate the effectiveness of these therapeutics, their complications, to determine their ..
  57. ncbi Massive recurrent epistaxis from non-traumatic bilateral intracavernous carotid artery aneurysms
    A Karkanevatos
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Aintree, Lower Lane, Liverpool, L9 7AL, UK
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 262:546-9. 2005
    Recurrent epistaxis may rarely follow traumatic intracavernous carotid artery aneurysm. This occurs nearly always after head injury and is usually associated with fracture of the skull base...
  58. ncbi Epistaxis: are temperature and seasonal variations true factors in incidence?
    D Bray
    Department of Otolaryngology, St George s Hospital, London, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 119:724-6. 2005
    To investigate the previously documented inverse association between ambient temperature and presentation rates for patients with epistaxis and seasonal variation of emergency presentation rates for patients with epistaxis.
  59. ncbi Endovascular treatment of epistaxis
    P W A Willems
    Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Medical Imaging, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 30:1637-45. 2009
    b>Epistaxis is a common condition that can be managed conservatively in most cases...
  60. ncbi [Current aspects in epistaxis]
    B J Folz
    Klinik fur Hals, Nasen und Ohrenheilkunde, Karl Hansen Klinik, Antoniusstrasse 19, 33175 Bad Lippspringe, Deutschland
    HNO 56:1157-65; quiz 1166. 2008
    A survey of current literature on the topic of epistaxis revealed only a circumscript number of publications with a high methodologic value...
  61. ncbi Giant petrous carotid aneurysm: persistent epistaxis despite internal carotid artery ligation
    H Singh
    Department of Otolaryngology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    J Laryngol Otol 122:e18. 2008
    ..We report a rare case of giant petrous carotid aneurysm...
  62. ncbi Epistaxis accompanying migraine attacks
    E Duran-Ferreras
    Cephalalgia 27:958-9. 2007
  63. ncbi Epistaxis revealing the rupture of a carotid aneurysm of the cavernous sinus extending into the sphenoid: treatment using an uncovered stent and coils. Review of literature
    Pierre Lehmann
    Department of Neuroradiology, Amiens University Hospital, 1 place Victor Pauchet, 80054, Amiens Cedex 1, France
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 266:767-72. 2009
    True carotid aneurysms with sphenoid extension and revealed by epistaxis are rare. A review of the literature shows the mortality risk of this pathology and the different therapeutic options...
  64. ncbi Severe epistaxis in brucellosis-induced isolated thrombocytopenia: a report of two cases
    A Sevinc
    Department of Haematology Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey
    Clin Lab Haematol 22:373-5. 2000
    ..We present two patients with complaints of severe epistaxis and isolated thrombocytopenia which was initially diagnosed as idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura but which was ..
  65. ncbi Absence of association between hypertension and epistaxis: a population-based study
    Flavio D Fuchs
    Division of Cardiology, Hospital de Clinicas Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Blood Press 12:145-8. 2003
    The association between epistaxis and hypertension is still disputed...
  66. ncbi Percutaneous embolization on hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia patients with severe epistaxis
    S J Braak
    Department of Radiology, St Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
    Rhinology 47:166-71. 2009
    To evaluate the results of embolization in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) because of severe epistaxis.
  67. ncbi Transcaruncular electrocoagulation of anterior ethmoidal artery for the treatment of severe epistaxis
    Eduardo Morera
    Servicio de Otorrinolaringología y Patología Cérvico facial, Hospital Universitario Son Espases, Palma de Mallorca, Islas Baleares, Spain
    Laryngoscope 121:446-50. 2011
    The irrigation of the upper third of the nasal fossa is supplied by the anterior ethmoidal artery. We describe a surgical technique to deal with epistaxis due to anterior ethmoidal artery bleeding.
  68. ncbi Epistaxis in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia treated with selective arterial embolization
    Piotr Trojanowski
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University in Lublin, Poland
    Acta Radiol 52:846-9. 2011
    Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) is a rare systemic fibrovascular dysplasia also known as Rendu-Osler-Weber disease. Epistaxis is often the first and foremost symptom of the disease and recurrent epistaxis is the main complaint.
  69. ncbi Efficacy of intranasal Bevacizumab (Avastin) treatment in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia-associated epistaxis
    Tom T Karnezis
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California, USA
    Laryngoscope 121:636-8. 2011
    Intranasal Bevacizumab is an effective therapy for epistaxis in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT).
  70. ncbi Intractable epistaxis associated with topiramate administration
    Robert L Page
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, 80262, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 40:1462-5. 2006
    To report a case of a patient who experienced serious, intractable epistaxis warranting emergency department (ED) visits and hospital admission after initiation of topiramate therapy.
  71. pmc N-butyl cyanoacrylate proved beneficial to avoid a nontarget embolization of the ophthalmic artery in endovascular management of epistaxis. A neurointerventional report and literature review
    A Shuster
    Departments of Diagnostic Imaging, Division of Neurosurgery, Hamilton General Hospital, Hamilton Health Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Interv Neuroradiol 17:17-21. 2011
    b>Epistaxis is a common disorder affecting equally both genders. Posterior origin of epistaxis in some instances requires endovascular treatment...
  72. ncbi Evaluation of the potential causes of epistaxis in dogs with natural visceral leishmaniasis
    C Juttner
    Departamento Patología Animal II, Facultad de Veterinaria, UCM, Hospital Clinico Veterinario, Madrid, Spain
    Vet Rec 149:176-9. 2001
    Haemostasis was evaluated in 19 dogs with natural Leishmania infection, six of them with a history of epistaxis, and the results were compared with the results from 24 healthy dogs...
  73. ncbi Epistaxis in patients taking oral anticoagulant and antiplatelet medication: prospective cohort study
    J Smith
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Birmingham, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 125:38-42. 2011
    b>Epistaxis can be caused or exacerbated by anticoagulant and antiplatelet therapy...
  74. pmc No frills management of epistaxis
    S C L Leong
    Otolaryngology Department, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK
    Emerg Med J 22:470-2. 2005
    b>Epistaxis is a common, potentially life threatening, emergency but first line medical staff are often not adequately trained in its management...
  75. ncbi Migraine and recurrent epistaxis in children
    Imad T Jarjour
    Department of Neurology, Allegheny General Hospital, Drexel University College of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1512, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 33:94-7. 2005
    Recurrent epistaxis is a common pediatric problem with uncertain etiology in most cases. We observed frequent complaints, or history of epistaxis in children with migraine...
  76. ncbi The effect of N-acetylcysteine on epistaxis and quality of life in patients with HHT: a pilot study
    E M de Gussem
    Department of Pulmonology, St Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
    Rhinology 47:85-8. 2009
    Free O2- radicals may cause precapillary sphincter abnormalities, resulting in epistaxis in hemizygous knockout mice for Endoglin...
  77. ncbi A model of airflow in the nasal cavities: Implications for nasal air conditioning and epistaxis
    Neil Bailie
    Department of Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery, Antrim Area Hospital, 45 Bush Road, Antrim BT41 2RL, Northern Ireland
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 23:244-9. 2009
    ..e., air-conditioning. The objective of this research was to study the distribution of wall shear stress within the nasal cavity to identify areas that contribute significantly to air-conditioning within the nasal cavity...
  78. ncbi Serious spontaneous epistaxis and hypertension in hospitalized patients
    Cyril Page
    ENT and Head and Neck Surgery Department, C H U Amiens, Centre Hospitalier Nord, Place Victor Pauchet, Amiens Cedex, France
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 268:1749-53. 2011
    The aim of the study was to evaluate the role of hypertension in patients hospitalized for serious spontaneous epistaxis. This 6-year retrospective study was based on 219 patients hospitalized in a University Hospital ENT and Head and ..
  79. ncbi Epistaxis in healthy children requiring hospital admission
    N J Brown
    Department of Otolaryngology, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 68:1181-4. 2004
    To determine the outcomes for healthy children who require admission to hospital with acute epistaxis.
  80. pmc An unusual cause of massive fatal epistaxis
    F Urso-Baiarda
    Emerg Med J 21:266. 2004
  81. ncbi Swallowed nasal pack: a rare but serious complication of the management of epistaxis
    S M Hashmi
    Department of Otolaryngology, James Paget Hospital, Great Yarmouth, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 118:372-3. 2004
    Packing of the nose with a suitable material remains a popular method of treating epistaxis. The authors report a serious complication of a new design of nasal pack; Rapid Rhino, which was swallowed during the treatment of a patient with ..
  82. ncbi A new technique to reduce epistaxis and enhance navigability during nasotracheal intubation
    Kwang Suk Seo
    Department of Dental Anesthesiology and Dental Research Institute, Seoul National University School of Dentistry, Seoul, Korea
    Anesth Analg 105:1420-4, table of contents. 2007
    b>Epistaxis is the most common complication of nasotracheal intubation...
  83. ncbi [Treatment of epistaxes in hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia (Rendu-Osler-Weber disease) with tranexamic acid]
    Carmelo Morales-Angulo
    Unidad de THH, Hospital Sierrallana, Torrelavega, Cantabria, Espana
    Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp 58:129-32. 2007
    Recurrent epistaxis is the most frequent clinical manifestation of hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT). Its treatment occasionally presents difficulties as there is no consensus on the appropriate therapeutic protocol...
  84. ncbi The utility of bipolar electrocautery in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
    Bobak A Ghaheri
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:1006-9. 2006
    The surgical treatment of epistaxis associated with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) is varied. Laser therapy is often inadequate for larger complex lesions...
  85. ncbi Long-term complications of septal dermoplasty in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
    Corinna G Levine
    Section of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8041, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:721-4. 2008
    Septal dermoplasty has been recommended as the treatment of choice for life-threatening epistaxis in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia...
  86. ncbi The use of a nasal obturator in hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia: an alternative to Young's procedure
    T J Woolford
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 116:455-6. 2002
    b>Epistaxis associated with hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) is a challenging condition. Septodermoplasty, electrocautery and laser treatment often provide short-term relief only...
  87. pmc Characterization of a Moraxella species that causes epistaxis in macaques
    Monica E Embers
    Division of Bacteriology and Parasitology, Tulane National Primate Research Center, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, 18703 Three Rivers Road, Covington, LA, USA
    Vet Microbiol 147:367-75. 2011
    ..at the Tulane National Primate Research Center, organisms of the Moraxella genus were isolated from animals with epistaxis, or "bloody nose syndrome." They were biochemically identified as Moraxella catarrhalis, and cryopreserved...
  88. ncbi Jugulotympanic paraganglioma (glomus tumour) presenting with recurrent epistaxis
    Kamal G Effat
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, El Sahel Teaching Hospital, Cairo, Egypt
    J Laryngol Otol 118:153-5. 2004
    ..a left jugulotympanic paraganglioma (JTP) extended to the nasopharynx and the patient presented with recurrent epistaxis. Although initial biopsy of an aural polyp had been suggestive of the diagnosis several years previously, the ..
  89. ncbi Hormonal and antihormonal therapy for epistaxis in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
    John J Jameson
    Department of Surgery, Caritas St Elizabeth s Medical Center of Boston and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Laryngoscope 114:705-9. 2004
    ....
  90. ncbi Nasal rhinosporidiosis
    Godwins O Echejoh
    Pathology Department, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Nigeria
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:713-5. 2008
    ..Variable-sized sporangia containing magenta-colored spores and capsule were observed. We hereby present a rare infective disease diagnosed nine years after the first reported case in our center...
  91. ncbi Office-based pulsed dye laser treatment for hemorrhagic telangiectasias and epistaxis
    Christopher J Hartnick
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston 02114, USA
    Laryngoscope 113:1085-7. 2003
  92. ncbi Management of epistaxis in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia by Nd:YAG laser and quality of life assessment using the HR-QoL questionnaire
    Ilias Karapantzos
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Demokritous University of Thrace, Ioakim Kaviri 6, 68100, Alexandroupoli, Greece
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 262:830-3. 2005
    ..Twenty-seven consecutive patients with HHT and mild to moderate degrees of epistaxis were followed-up for 2 years after Nd:YAG laser treatments...
  93. ncbi Childhood epistaxis and nasal colonization with Staphylococcus aureus
    Andrew D Whymark
    Institution Department of Paediatric Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Yorkhill, Glasgow, UK
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:307-10. 2008
    b>Epistaxis is very common in children but its cause remains unknown. We postulate that nasal colonization with Staphylococcus aureus leads to inflammation, crusting, and ultimately new vessel formation.
  94. ncbi A retrospective analysis of aetiology and management of epistaxis in a south-western Nigerian teaching hospital
    O V Akinpelu
    Department of Surgery, Obafemi Awolowo University Ile Ife, Nigeria
    West Afr J Med 28:165-8. 2009
    b>Epistaxis is a common otolaryngological emergency and is often due to lesions within or around the nose and systemic conditions...
  95. ncbi The epidemiology and chronobiology of epistaxis: an investigation of Scottish hospital admissions 1995-2004
    T W M Walker
    Gartnavel General Hospital and Western Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    Clin Otolaryngol 32:361-5. 2007
    This study aimed at investigating aspects of the epidemiology and chronobiology of emergency admissions with epistaxis in Scotland between 1995 and 2004...
  96. ncbi Successful endovascular treatment of intractable epistaxis due to ruptured internal carotid artery pseudoaneurysm secondary to invasive fungal sinusitis
    Shaner Yeun Jao
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, College of Medicine and School of Medical Technology, Chang Gung University, Chiayi, Taiwan
    Head Neck 33:437-40. 2011
    ..Surgical intervention with ICA ligation is generally accepted for most mycotic aneurysms or pseudoaneurysms. When presented with massive epistaxis due to a fungal aspergillus ICA invasion, mortality rates are high.
  97. ncbi Pediatric epistaxis
    John F Damrose
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Laryngoscope 116:387-93. 2006
    Otolaryngologists are frequently consulted for the evaluation and treatment of pediatric epistaxis. There is a lack of consensus as to the optimal approach to this problem...
  98. ncbi Nasopharyngeal amyloidosis: an unusual cause for epistaxis
    M A Oluk
    Department of Haematology, West Wales General Hospital, Carmarthen, Wales, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 124:209-12. 2010
    ..We report the first case of nasal and nasopharyngeal amyloidosis secondary to multiple myeloma; this case also represents the fourth report of systemic nasal or nasopharyngeal amyloidosis...
  99. ncbi Pattern of epistaxis in Sokoto, Nigeria: a review of 72 cases
    K R Iseh
    Department of Ear, Nose and Throat, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, Nigeria
    Ann Afr Med 7:107-11. 2008
    b>Epistaxis remains a common otorhinolaryngological emergency in most hospital emergency departments with varied manifestations. The pattern as seen in a tertiary health institution in Sokoto, Nigeria is the subject of this paper.
  100. ncbi Posterior epistaxis: systematic review on the effectiveness of surgical therapies
    Binja Feusi
    Horten Centre, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Rhinology 43:300-4. 2005
    The optimal surgical treatment for patients with posterior epistaxis and failed conservative therapy is unknown...
  101. ncbi The relationship between pressure and volume when using Rapid Rhino(r) packs in the management of epistaxis
    S Mackeith
    Milton Keynes General Hospital, Milton Keynes, UK
    Rhinology 49:470-3. 2011
    ..packs, there are no clear guidelines regarding the volume of air to be inflated when used in the management of epistaxis. The manufacturers suggest that subjective assessment by pilot cuff palpation is used to guide inflation...

Research Grants9

  1. DETECTING ASPIRATION ASSOCIATED WITH TUBE FEEDINGS
    Norma Metheny; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Delivery, receipt and enactment of the ARRP will be evaluated by quantitative and qualitative methods. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  2. Optimized Growth Media to Detect Intracellular Bacteria Implicated in Chronic Dis
    PATRICIA MASCARELLI; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..in human and veterinary medicine, including polyarthritis, cutaneous vasculitis, endocarditis, myocarditis, epistaxis, peliosis hepatis, granulomatous inflammatory disease, and, most recently, neurological dysfunction and ..
  3. Nasal Contour Pack for Epistaxis
    PAUL BUREK; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Several methods of treatment have evolved for treatment of epistaxis: 1) gauze packing, 2) balloon and 3) desiccated sponge packs. Each strategy has strengths, but also weaknesses...
  4. Nasal Contour Pack for Epistaxis
    KENNETH WEIL; Fiscal Year: 2004
    b>Epistaxis, otherwise known as nosebleed, is a common occurrence that typically responds to home treatment. Some cases, however, do not respond and these patients require emergency room treatment...
  5. MUSCLE CAPILLARY GEOMETRY, FLOW, AND OXYGEN TRANSFER
    David Poole; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  6. EFFECTS OF DIOXIN ON TOOTH AND MANDIBLE TRAITS IN MICE
    Larry Leamy; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The identification of such genes should allow us to test for potential effects of this toxicant, even at prevailing levels of exposure in human populations, on a myriad of human diseases. ..
  7. Palliative Oxygen for the Relief of Breathlessness
    Amy Abernethy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results will also advance a long-standing international debate about the role of palliative oxygen for intractable dyspnea and it's funding. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. Development of a 'Nurse-Friendly' Bedside Test for Aspiration
    Norma A Metheny; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  9. Creation and demonstration of a palliative care research cooperative group
    Jean S Kutner; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....