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  1. doi The presence of UCP1 demonstrates that metabolically active adipose tissue in the neck of adult humans truly represents brown adipose tissue
    Maria Cristina Zingaretti
    Department of Molecular Pathology and Innovative Therapies, Faculty of Medicine, Ospedali Riuniti Ancona, University of Ancona Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
    FASEB J 23:3113-20. 2009
  2. pmc Some sauropods raised their necks--evidence for high browsing in Euhelopus zdanskyi
    Andreas Christian
    Universität Flensburg, Institut für Biologie und ihre Didaktik, Germany
    Biol Lett 6:823-5. 2010
  3. doi The volume to be irradiated during selective neck irradiation in nasopharyngeal carcinoma: analysis of the spread patterns in lymph nodes by magnetic resonance imaging
    Linglong Tang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Center, State Key Laboratory of Oncology in Southern China, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, People s Republic of China
    Cancer 115:680-8. 2009
  4. doi Revised American Thyroid Association management guidelines for patients with thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid cancer
    David S Cooper
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Thyroid 19:1167-214. 2009
  5. ncbi Proposal for the delineation of the nodal CTV in the node-positive and the post-operative neck
    Vincent Gregoire
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Head and Neck Oncology Program, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Radiother Oncol 79:15-20. 2006
  6. ncbi The reliability and construct validity of the Neck Disability Index and patient specific functional scale in patients with cervical radiculopathy
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:598-602. 2006
  7. doi Paleontology. Sauropod gigantism
    P Martin Sander
    Division of Paleontology, Steinmann Institute, University of Bonn, D 53115 Bonn, Germany
    Science 322:200-1. 2008
  8. pmc Neural crest origins of the neck and shoulder
    Toshiyuki Matsuoka
    Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Nature 436:347-55. 2005
  9. ncbi Prehypertension in children and adolescents: association with body weight and neck circumference
    Xiaofan Guo
    Department of Cardiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University, People s Republic of China
    Intern Med 51:23-7. 2012
  10. doi Inter- and intra-rater reliability of neck circumference measurements in children
    Robert C LaBerge
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Pulmonol 44:64-9. 2009

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  1. doi The presence of UCP1 demonstrates that metabolically active adipose tissue in the neck of adult humans truly represents brown adipose tissue
    Maria Cristina Zingaretti
    Department of Molecular Pathology and Innovative Therapies, Faculty of Medicine, Ospedali Riuniti Ancona, University of Ancona Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
    FASEB J 23:3113-20. 2009
    ..g., in the neck) that it would seem to be BAT...
  2. pmc Some sauropods raised their necks--evidence for high browsing in Euhelopus zdanskyi
    Andreas Christian
    Universität Flensburg, Institut für Biologie und ihre Didaktik, Germany
    Biol Lett 6:823-5. 2010
    A very long neck that is apparently suitable for feeding at great heights is a characteristic feature of most sauropod dinosaurs. Yet, it remains controversial whether any sauropods actually raised their necks high...
  3. doi The volume to be irradiated during selective neck irradiation in nasopharyngeal carcinoma: analysis of the spread patterns in lymph nodes by magnetic resonance imaging
    Linglong Tang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Center, State Key Laboratory of Oncology in Southern China, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, People s Republic of China
    Cancer 115:680-8. 2009
    ..In addition, the efficacy of selective neck irradiation was assessed based on the volume irradiated.
  4. doi Revised American Thyroid Association management guidelines for patients with thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid cancer
    David S Cooper
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Thyroid 19:1167-214. 2009
    ..Since the publication of the American Thyroid Association's guidelines for the management of these disorders was published in 2006, a large amount of new information has become available, prompting a revision of the guidelines...
  5. ncbi Proposal for the delineation of the nodal CTV in the node-positive and the post-operative neck
    Vincent Gregoire
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Head and Neck Oncology Program, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Radiother Oncol 79:15-20. 2006
    In 2003, a panel of experts published a set of consensus guidelines regarding the delineation of the neck node levels (Radiother Oncol, 2003; 69: 227-36)...
  6. ncbi The reliability and construct validity of the Neck Disability Index and patient specific functional scale in patients with cervical radiculopathy
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:598-602. 2006
    ..Cohort study of patients with cervical radiculopathy undergoing physical therapy...
  7. doi Paleontology. Sauropod gigantism
    P Martin Sander
    Division of Paleontology, Steinmann Institute, University of Bonn, D 53115 Bonn, Germany
    Science 322:200-1. 2008
  8. pmc Neural crest origins of the neck and shoulder
    Toshiyuki Matsuoka
    Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Nature 436:347-55. 2005
    The neck and shoulder region of vertebrates has undergone a complex evolutionary history...
  9. ncbi Prehypertension in children and adolescents: association with body weight and neck circumference
    Xiaofan Guo
    Department of Cardiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University, People s Republic of China
    Intern Med 51:23-7. 2012
    The present study was undertaken to investigate the role of neck circumference (NC) in predicting prehypertension in children and adolescents.
  10. doi Inter- and intra-rater reliability of neck circumference measurements in children
    Robert C LaBerge
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Pulmonol 44:64-9. 2009
    Increased neck circumference is a risk factor for obstructive sleep apnea in adults. With rising obesity prevalence in children, it may be an important identifier of obstructive sleep apnea in children...
  11. pmc Neck circumference positively related with central obesity, overweight, and metabolic syndrome in Chinese subjects with type 2 diabetes: Beijing Community Diabetes Study 4
    Guang Ran Yang
    Department of Endocrinology, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China
    Diabetes Care 33:2465-7. 2010
    To investigate the association between neck circumference and central obesity, overweight, and metabolic syndrome in Chinese individuals with type 2 diabetes.
  12. doi Neck dissection field and lymph node density predict prognosis in patients with oral cavity cancer and pathological node metastases treated with adjuvant therapy
    Chun Ta Liao
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan, ROC
    Oral Oncol 48:329-36. 2012
    ..retrospectively examined the prognostic significance of lymph node (LN) density in pN+ OSCC patients who underwent neck dissection (ND) and postoperative adjuvant therapy...
  13. doi Neck circumference: a useful screening tool of cardiovascular risk in children
    O Androutsos
    First Department of Paediatrics, University of Athens, Aghia Sophia Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Pediatr Obes 7:187-95. 2012
    ..The current study aims to examine the association between neck circumference and several cardiovascular risk factors and to compare it with well-established anthropometric indices...
  14. doi Is elective irradiation to the lower neck necessary for N0 nasopharyngeal carcinoma?
    Yunsheng Gao
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 77:1397-402. 2010
    ..To summarize our experience and treatment results in lymph node-negative nasopharyngeal carcinoma treated in a single institution...
  15. pmc The effect of disease site (knee, hip, hand, foot, lower back or neck) on employment reduction due to osteoarthritis
    Eric C Sayre
    Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 5:e10470. 2010
    Osteoarthritis (OA) has a significant impact on individuals' ability to work. Our goal was to investigate the effects of the site of OA (knee, hip, hand, foot, lower back or neck) on employment reduction due to OA (EROA).
  16. pmc Neck circumference as a novel measure of cardiometabolic risk: the Framingham Heart study
    Sarah Rosner Preis
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute s and Boston University s Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mount Wayte Avenue, Suite 2, Framingham, Massachusetts 01702, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:3701-10. 2010
    b>Neck circumference, a proxy for upper-body sc fat, may be a unique fat depot that confers additional cardiovascular risk above and beyond central body fat.
  17. ncbi CT-based delineation of lymph node levels and related CTVs in the node-negative neck: DAHANCA, EORTC, GORTEC, NCIC,RTOG consensus guidelines
    Vincent Gregoire
    Radiation Oncology Dept and Laboratory of Radiobiology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, St Luc University Hospital, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Radiother Oncol 69:227-36. 2003
    ..and the so-called Rotterdam guidelines from Nowak et al.--emerged from the literature for the delineation of the neck node levels. Detailed examination of these proposals however revealed some important discrepancies.
  18. doi Neck circumference as a measure of central obesity: associations with metabolic syndrome and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome beyond waist circumference
    Altan Onat
    Turkish Society of Cardiology, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Clin Nutr 28:46-51. 2009
    To investigate the relationship of neck circumference (NC) to metabolic syndrome (MetS) and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) and whether it adds information to that provided by waist circumference.
  19. ncbi Neck and shoulder pain after laminoplasty. A noticeable complication
    N Hosono
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:1969-73. 1996
    STUDY DESIGN: The authors retrospectively analyzed the prevalence and features of neck and shoulder pain (axial symptoms) after anterior interbody fusion and laminoplasty in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy...
  20. ncbi Flexibility along the neck of the ostrich (Struthio camelus) and consequences for the reconstruction of dinosaurs with extreme neck length
    Gordon Dzemski
    Institut fur Biologie, Department IV, Universität Flensburg, 24943 Flensburg, Germany
    J Morphol 268:701-14. 2007
    The gross morphology and the flexibility along the neck of the ostrich (Struthio camelus) were examined using fresh tissue as well as neck skeletons...
  21. ncbi Musculoskeletal problems of the neck, shoulder, and back and functional consequences in nurses
    Alison M Trinkoff
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am J Ind Med 41:170-8. 2002
    ..Though musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are highly prevalent among registered nurses (RNs), little is known about functional consequences of MSDs in nurses...
  22. ncbi Aesthetic surgery of the aging neck: options and techniques
    Bhupendra C K Patel
    Division of Facial Plastic Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Orbit 25:327-56. 2006
    ..and cheeks, the natural progression is to understand aging of the lower one-third of the face and aging of the neck. An understanding of surface anatomy, a review of the underlying anatomical changes of aging and an overview of the ..
  23. pmc Relationship between neck circumference and cardiometabolic parameters in HIV-infected and non-HIV-infected adults
    Kathleen V Fitch
    Program in Nutritional Metabolism and Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1026-31. 2011
    Upper body fat is associated with increased cardiometabolic risk. More recently, neck circumference (NC) and/or neck fat have been associated with hyperlipidemia, impaired glucose homeostasis, and hypertension...
  24. doi HPV status in patients with head and neck of carcinoma of unknown primary site: HPV, tobacco smoking, and outcome
    Silke Tribius
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Oral Oncol 48:1178-84. 2012
    ..This analysis investigated possible associations between HPV status, smoking history and survival outcome in patients with neck metastasis and carcinoma of unknown primary (CUP).
  25. ncbi Neck circumference as a simple screening measure for identifying overweight and obese patients
    L Ben-Noun
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty for Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    Obes Res 9:470-7. 2001
    There are numerous methods of assessing overweight and obesity. We undertook an observational study to test a method of identifying overweight or obese patients solely by measuring the circumference of the neck.
  26. ncbi A Triassic aquatic protorosaur with an extremely long neck
    Chun Li
    Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology IVPP, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Post Office Box 643, Beijing 100044, China
    Science 305:1931. 2004
    ..This taxon represents unambiguous evidence for a fully aquatic protorosaur. Its extremely elongated neck is explained as an adaptation for aquatic life, perhaps for an increase in feeding efficiency.
  27. ncbi It's not a cervical lymph node, it's a vein: CT and MR imaging findings in the veins of the head and neck
    Edward J Escott
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 200 Lothrop St, D 132, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2582, USA
    Radiographics 26:1501-15. 2006
    The anatomy and imaging appearances of the veins of the head and neck can vary considerably, and normal veins may mimic disease processes at computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging...
  28. doi Neck circumference: an additional tool of screening overweight and obesity in childhood
    Nihal Hatipoglu
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Erciyes University, 38039 Kayseri, Turkey
    Eur J Pediatr 169:733-9. 2010
    ..We tried to find out if neck circumference (NC) alone can be used to assess overweight and obesity...
  29. doi Initial staging of the neck in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: a comparison of CT, PET/CT, and ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration cytology
    Sandro J Stoeckli
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Kantonsspital, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Head Neck 34:469-76. 2012
    The aim of this study was to compare imaging modalities for staging the neck in a prospective cohort of patients evaluated by CT, ultrasound with fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC), and [(18)F]fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose (FDG) positron ..
  30. doi Lymph node dissection in the lateral neck for completion in central node-positive papillary thyroid cancer
    Andreas Machens
    Department of General, Visceral, and Vascular Surgery, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    Surgery 145:176-81. 2009
    In papillary thyroid cancer, quantitative relationships may exist between central and lateral neck lymph node metastases, which may be of clinical usefulness.
  31. doi Conebeam CT of the head and neck, part 2: clinical applications
    A C Miracle
    Departments of Radiology, University of Michigan Health System, University Hospital, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 5030, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 30:1285-92. 2009
    Conebeam x-ray CT (CBCT) is being increasingly used for point-of-service head and neck and dentomaxillofacial imaging...
  32. doi Therapeutic massage of the neck and shoulders produces changes in peripheral blood flow when assessed with dynamic infrared thermography
    JoEllen M Sefton
    Neuromechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 16:723-32. 2010
    ..This study's objective was to determine the effect of therapeutic massage on peripheral blood flow utilizing dynamic infrared thermography in a constant temperature/humidity thermal chamber to assess noncontact skin temperature...
  33. doi PET and PET/CT of the neck lymph nodes improves risk prediction in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity
    Chun Ta Liao
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Nucl Med 52:180-7. 2011
    We prospectively evaluated the sensitivity and specificity of (18)F-FDG PET in the detection of neck lymph node metastases in patients with oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC)...
  34. ncbi Pectoralis major myocutaneous flaps for head and neck reconstruction: factors influencing occurrences of complications and the final outcome
    Fábio Roberto Pinto
    FMABC, Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sao Paulo Med J 128:336-41. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to identify factors that may cause complications and influence the final result from reconstructions using pectoralis major myocutaneous flaps (PMMFs) for head and neck defect repair following cancer resection.
  35. pmc Status of level IIb lymph nodes of the neck in squamous cell carcinoma of the oral tongue in patients who underwent modified radical neck dissection and lymph node sentinel biopsy
    M Manola
    Maxillo Facial Surgery and ENT Division, National Institute of Tumours F Pascale, Naples, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 31:130-4. 2011
    ..and the lymphatic drainage in squamous cell carcinoma of the oral tongue in patients undergoing modified radical neck dissection (MRND) and sentinel node biopsy (SNB)...
  36. ncbi Neck dissection classification update: revisions proposed by the American Head and Neck Society and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    K Thomas Robbins
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Florida, PO Box 100264, Gainesville, FL 32610 0264, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:751-8. 2002
  37. ncbi Brown adipose tissue: a factor to consider in symmetrical tracer uptake in the neck and upper chest region
    Thomas F Hany
    Department of Medical Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 29:1393-8. 2002
    ..Image analysis was performed on an Entegra work-station (ELGEMS). All patients with symmetrical uptake within the neck, thorax and shoulder regions were selected and the exact localisation of uptake determined (muscle, bone, fatty ..
  38. ncbi Prospective study of [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography and computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging in oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma with palpably negative neck
    Shu Hang Ng
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Otorhinolaryngology and Molecular Imaging Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Clin Oncol 24:4371-6. 2006
    ..usefulness of [(18)F]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography ([18F]FDG PET) as well as computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in oral squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) patients with palpably negative neck.
  39. ncbi A population-based atlas and clinical target volume for the head-and-neck lymph nodes
    Ian Poon
    Department of Radiation Medicine, Toronto Sunnybrook Cancer Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59:1301-11. 2004
    To develop a population-based three-dimensional lymph node target volume of the head and neck.
  40. ncbi Surgery and adjuvant radiotherapy in patients with cutaneous head and neck squamous cell carcinoma metastatic to lymph nodes: combined treatment should be considered best practice
    Michael J Veness
    Head and Neck Cancer Service, Westmead Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia michael radonc wsahs nsw gov au
    Laryngoscope 115:870-5. 2005
    Patients with cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) may develop metastatic SCC to nodes in the head and neck. Recent data support best outcome with the addition of adjuvant radiotherapy...
  41. doi Scalp eschar and neck lymphadenopathy caused by Bartonella henselae after Tick Bite
    Emmanouil Angelakis
    Unité de Recherche de Maladies Infectieuses Transmissibles et Emergents UMR 6236, Centre National de Références Scientifques Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Faculte de Medecine et de Pharmacie, Marseille, France
    Clin Infect Dis 50:549-51. 2010
    Rickettsia slovaca and Rickettsia raoultii have been associated with a syndrome characterized by scalp eschar and neck lymphadenopathy following tick bites. However, in many cases, the causative agent remains undetermined...
  42. ncbi Sensorimotor disturbances in neck disorders affecting postural stability, head and eye movement control
    Julia Treleaven
    Neck Pain and Whiplash Research Unit, Division of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Man Ther 13:2-11. 2008
    ..Dysfunction of the cervical receptors in neck disorders can alter afferent input subsequently changing the integration, timing and tuning of sensorimotor control...
  43. doi Consensus statement on the terminology and classification of central neck dissection for thyroid cancer
    Sally E Carty
    Department of Surgery, Section of Endocrine Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Thyroid 19:1153-8. 2009
    The primary goals of this interdisciplinary consensus statement are to review the relevant anatomy of the central neck compartment, to identify the nodal subgroups within the central compartment commonly involved in thyroid cancer, and to ..
  44. ncbi Neuromuscular assessment in elderly workers with and without work related shoulder/neck trouble: the NEW-study design and physiological findings
    G Sjøgaard
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Eur J Appl Physiol 96:110-21. 2006
    Musculoskeletal disorders in the neck and shoulder area are a major occupational concern in the European countries especially among elderly females...
  45. ncbi Identification of neck-shoulder disorders in a 1 year follow-up study. Validation Of a questionnaire-based method
    A Kaergaard
    Department of Occupational Health, Herning Hospital, DK 7400, Herning, Denmark
    Pain 86:305-10. 2000
    ..to study the efficiency of a screening questionnaire-based method to identify prevalent and incident cases of neck-shoulder disorders...
  46. doi 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography to evaluate cervical node metastases in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: a meta-analysis
    Panayiotis A Kyzas
    Clinical and Molecular Epidemiology Unit, Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina 45110, Greece
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:712-20. 2008
    ..PET) has been proposed to enhance preoperative assessment of cervical lymph node status in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC)...
  47. doi Function, postoperative morbidity, and quality of life after cervical sentinel node biopsy and after selective neck dissection
    Franziska Schiefke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery, University of Leipzig, Nürnberger Str 57, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Head Neck 31:503-12. 2009
    Sentinel node biopsy (SNB) has been proposed for staging of N0 neck in oral/oropharyngeal carcinomas...
  48. ncbi Selective dissection of levels II-III with intraoperative control of the upper and middle jugular nodes: a therapeutic option for the N0 neck
    X Leon
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Avda San Antoni Ma Claret, 167, Barcelona, Spain 08025
    Head Neck 23:441-6. 2001
    Selective neck dissections are accepted elective treatment in N0 patients...
  49. pmc Epidemiological study to investigate potential interaction between physical and psychosocial factors at work that may increase the risk of symptoms of musculoskeletal disorder of the neck and upper limb
    J J Devereux
    Robens Centre for Health Ergonomics, European Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7TE, UK
    Occup Environ Med 59:269-77. 2002
    To investigate potential interactions between physical and psychosocial risk factors in the workplace that may be associated with symptoms of musculoskeletal disorder of the neck and upper limb.
  50. ncbi Risk factors for neck-shoulder and wrist-hand symptoms in a 5-year follow-up study of 3,990 employees in Denmark
    Helene Feveile
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Lersø Parkallé 105, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 75:243-51. 2002
    A prospective follow-up study of employees in Denmark was analyzed in order to investigate the association between physical and psychosocial exposures and musculoskeletal symptoms in the neck-shoulder and wrist-hand regions.
  51. ncbi Clinical signs and physical function in neck and upper extremities among elderly female computer users: the NEW study
    B Juul-Kristensen
    Department of Physiology, National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Appl Physiol 96:136-45. 2006
    ..of clinical signs and symptoms among female computer users above 45 years, both in a group with self-reported neck/shoulder trouble (NS cases) and in a group without such trouble (NS controls)...
  52. ncbi Imaging of neck metastases
    Shu Hang Ng
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Chang Gung Med J 29:119-29. 2006
    ..cervical node metastasis is important in treatment planning and in prognostic prediction for patients with head and neck cancer. Currently, MRI and CT are commonly used to evaluate the primary tumor and the neck status...
  53. ncbi Myofascial trigger points, neck mobility and forward head posture in unilateral migraine
    C Fernández-de-Las-Peñas
    Department of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, and Department of Neurology, Fundacion Hospital Alcorcon, Madrid, Spain
    Cephalalgia 26:1061-70. 2006
    ..In addition, we assess the differences in the presence of both forward head posture (FHP) and active neck mobility between migraine subjects and healthy controls and the relationship between FHP and neck mobility...
  54. ncbi Malignant cervical lymphadenopathy: diagnostic accuracy of diffusion-weighted MR imaging
    Ann D King
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Organ Imaging, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Radiology 245:806-13. 2007
    ..the diagnostic accuracy of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance (MR) imaging for discrimination of malignant neck nodes due to lymphoma, squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), and undifferentiated nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC), with ..
  55. ncbi Head and neck position sense
    Bridget Armstrong
    Health and Rehabilitation Research Centre, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    Sports Med 38:101-17. 2008
    ..However, head and neck position sense (HNPS) testing and re-training may have relevance in the management of minor sports-related neck ..
  56. doi Cerebrovascular complications of neck manipulation
    Maurizio Paciaroni
    Stroke Unit, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Eur Neurol 61:112-8. 2009
    ..Patients undergoing spinal manipulative therapy need to consent to the possible risk of stroke or vascular injury from the procedure...
  57. doi Complications of neck liposuction and submentoplasty
    James Koehler
    Tulsa Surgical Arts, 7322 East 91st Street, Tulsa, OK 74133, USA
    Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 21:43-52, vi. 2009
    Patients desiring improved neck and jawline contours often are looking for minimally invasive procedures and are not interested in undergoing extensive face-lifting procedures...
  58. doi Papillary microcarcinoma of the thyroid: predicting factors of lateral neck node metastasis
    Jin Young Kwak
    Department of Radiology, Research Institute of Radiological Science, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:1348-55. 2009
    ..The present study investigated the factors affecting LNM in patients with papillary thyroid microcarcinoma (PTMC)...
  59. doi Tuberculosis in the head and neck--a forgotten differential diagnosis
    S Vaid
    Department of Radiology and Imaging, Grant Medical Foundation, Pune, India
    Clin Radiol 65:73-81. 2010
    ..of the present review is to illustrate the pathogenesis and imaging findings of tuberculosis in specific head and neck regions to avoid pitfalls in diagnosis...
  60. doi Musculoskeletal disorders of the neck and shoulder in the dental professions
    Tim Morse
    Occupational and Environmental Health Center, UCONN Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 6210, USA
    Work 35:419-29. 2010
    The prevalence of and risk factors for neck and shoulder disorders among dental practitioners (dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants) is reviewed...
  61. doi On functional motor adaptations: from the quantification of motor strategies to the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders in the neck-shoulder region
    P Madeleine
    Laboratory for Ergonomics and Work related Disorders, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction, Aalborg, Denmark
    Acta Physiol (Oxf) 199:1-46. 2010
    ..low load and by repetitive actions show a high prevalence of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSD) in the neck-shoulder region. Moreover, muscle fatigue and discomfort are reported to play a relevant initiating role in WMSD.
  62. doi Percentiles and mean values for neck circumference in Turkish children aged 6-18 years
    Mumtaz M Mazicioglu
    Department of Family Medicine, Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
    Acta Paediatr 99:1847-53. 2010
    To provide neck circumference (NC) percentiles and mean values for Turkish children and to investigate their significance in clinical and epidemiological use.
  63. doi Daily kV cone-beam CT and deformable image registration as a method for studying dosimetric consequences of anatomic changes in adaptive IMRT of head and neck cancer
    Ulrik Vindelev Elstrøm
    Department of Oncology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 49:1101-8. 2010
    Evaluating a method for anatomic changes assessment and actually delivered doses during head and neck (H&N) cancer radiotherapy (RT) utilizing volumetric images from cone-beam CT (CBCT) and a commercially available deformable image ..
  64. doi Head and neck infection and inflammation
    Rich S Rana
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, E CC 455, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 49:165-82. 2011
    This article discusses the imaging manifestations of infectious and inflammatory conditions of the head and neck. Special attention is paid to the sites, routes of spread, and complications of neck infections...
  65. doi Undetectable sensitive serum thyroglobulin (<0.1 ng/ml) in 163 patients with follicular cell-derived thyroid cancer: results of rhTSH stimulation and neck ultrasonography and long-term biochemical and clinical follow-up
    A M Chindris
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Section of Biostatistics, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida 32224, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:2714-23. 2012
    Surveillance of patients with differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) is achieved using serum thyroglobulin (Tg), neck ultrasonography (US), and recombinant human TSH (rhTSH)-stimulated Tg (Tg-stim).
  66. doi Referred pain from myofascial trigger points in head, neck, shoulder, and arm muscles reproduces pain symptoms in blue-collar (manual) and white-collar (office) workers
    César Fernández-de-Las-Peñas
    Department of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Avenida de Atenas s n, Alcorcon, Madrid, Spain
    Clin J Pain 28:511-8. 2012
    ....
  67. doi The use of multiple time point dynamic positron emission tomography/computed tomography in patients with oral/head and neck cancer does not predictably identify metastatic cervical lymph nodes
    Eric R Carlson
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine and the University of Tennessee Cancer Institute, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 71:162-77. 2013
    ..tomography (CT) scans predictably identifies metastatic cervical adenopathy in patients with oral/head and neck cancer...
  68. doi Exercises for mechanical neck disorders
    Theresa M Kay
    Women s College Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2012
    b>Neck disorders are common, disabling and costly. The effectiveness of exercise as a physiotherapy intervention remains unclear.
  69. doi Ergonomic design and training for preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders of the upper limb and neck in adults
    Victor C W Hoe
    Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2012
    Work-related upper limb and neck musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are one of the most common occupational disorders around the world...
  70. doi Ultrasensitive serum thyroglobulin measurement is useful for the follow-up of patients treated with total thyroidectomy without radioactive iodine ablation
    C Nascimento
    Departments of Nuclear Medicine and Endocrine Oncology
    Eur J Endocrinol 169:689-93. 2013
    ....
  71. ncbi Intratester and intertester reliability of the Cybex electronic digital inclinometer (EDI-320) for measurement of active neck flexion and extension in healthy subjects
    M Tousignant
    Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Rehabilitation Sciences Program, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Man Ther 6:235-41. 2001
    ..intratester and intertester reliability of the electronic digital goniometer EDI-320 for the measurement of active neck flexion and extension in healthy subjects...
  72. pmc Multiple patterns of resistance to fluconazole in Candida glabrata isolates from a patient with oropharyngeal candidiasis receiving head and neck radiation
    Spencer W Redding
    Department of General Dentistry, The University of Texas Health Science Center and The South Texas Veterans Healthcare System, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3900, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:619-22. 2003
    ..We have previously reported on the first three patients receiving radiation for head and neck cancer to develop oropharyngeal candidiasis due to C. glabrata...
  73. ncbi Sonographic evaluation of cervical lymphadenopathy: is power Doppler sonography routinely indicated?
    Anil Ahuja
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Organ Imaging, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Ultrasound Med Biol 29:353-9. 2003
    Routine sonographic examination of neck nodes now includes both grey-scale and Doppler sonography...
  74. doi Current management of upper respiratory tract and head and neck infections
    Itzhak Brook
    Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 266:315-23. 2009
    ..study is to present the antimicrobial management modalities of treating upper respiratory tract (URT) and head and neck infections...
  75. doi Nodular fasciitis of the head and neck region: a clinicopathologic description in a series of 30 cases
    Ilan Weinreb
    Department of Pathology, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cutan Pathol 36:1168-73. 2009
    ..NF has been described in the head and neck region (HNR) in 13-20% of cases...
  76. doi Cone-beam CT assessment of interfraction and intrafraction setup error of two head-and-neck cancer thermoplastic masks
    Michael Velec
    Radiation Medicine Program, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 76:949-55. 2010
    To prospectively compare setup error in standard thermoplastic masks and skin-sparing masks (SSMs) modified with low neck cutouts for head-and-neck intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) patients.
  77. doi Neck circumference as a screening measure for identifying children with high body mass index
    Olubukola O Nafiu
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Pediatrics 126:e306-10. 2010
    ..b>Neck circumference (NC) is positively associated with obstructive sleep apnea, diabetes, and hypertension in adults...
  78. doi Outcome analysis of patients with oral cavity cancer and extracapsular spread in neck lymph nodes
    Chun Ta Liao
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81:930-7. 2011
    Extracapsular spread (ECS) in neck lymph nodes is a major adverse prognostic factor in patients with oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC)...
  79. ncbi Effect of head and neck position on pharyngeal diameter in horses
    Anja Cehak
    Clinic for Horses, University of Veterinary Medicine, Hannover, Bünteweg 9, Germany
    Vet Radiol Ultrasound 51:491-7. 2010
    ..The pharyngeal diameter was measured at nine different head and neck positions...
  80. pmc Risk factors for neck and upper extremity disorders among computers users and the effect of interventions: an overview of systematic reviews
    Johan H Andersen
    Danish Ramazzini Centre, Department of Occupational Medicine, Regional Hospital Herning, Herning, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 6:e19691. 2011
    ....
  81. ncbi Neck circumference, a bedside clinical feature related to mortality of acute ischemic stroke
    Camila Andrade Mendes Medeiros
    Universidade Federal do Ceara, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil
    Rev Assoc Med Bras 57:559-64. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate clinical/demographic factors, sleep alterations and one year mortality in acute ischemic stroke...
  82. doi Galvanic vestibular stimulation elicits consistent head-neck motion in seated subjects
    Farzad Ehtemam
    Department of Biomechanical Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering, Delft University of Technology, 2628 CD Delft, The Netherlands
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 59:1978-84. 2012
    Humans actively stabilize the head-neck system based on vestibular, proprioceptive and visual information. Galvanic vestibular stimulation (GVS) has been used previously to demonstrate the role of vestibular feedback in standing balance...
  83. pmc Flexibility along the neck of the neogene terror bird Andalgalornis steulleti (Aves Phorusrhacidae)
    Claudia P Tambussi
    División Paleontología Vertebrados, Museo de La Plata, Paseo del Bosque s n, La Plata, Argentina
    PLoS ONE 7:e37701. 2012
    ..A previous biomechanical study suggests that the skull would be prepared to make sudden movements in the sagittal plane to subdue prey...
  84. doi Reliability of shear wave ultrasound elastography for neck lesions identified in routine clinical practice
    K Bhatia
    Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Prince of Wales Hospital, 30 32 Ngan Shing Street, NT Shatin, Hong Kong
    Ultraschall Med 33:463-8. 2012
    To evaluate the reliability of shear wave ultrasound elastography (SWE) in the neck.
  85. doi Can intraoperative frozen section influence the extension of central neck dissection in cN0 papillary thyroid carcinoma?
    Marco Raffaelli
    Division of Endocrine and Metabolic Surgery, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 398:383-8. 2013
    ..We aimed to verify if frozen section examination (FSE) can identify patients who could benefit from bilateral central compartment node dissection...
  86. ncbi Minimally invasive video-assisted functional lateral neck dissection for metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Celestino Pio Lombardi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Endocrine Surgery, Universita Cattolica del S Cuore, L go A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Am J Surg 193:114-8. 2007
    Functional lateral neck dissection requires a large incision providing adequate exposure of the surgical field...
  87. pmc Cervical or thoracic anastomosis after esophageal resection and gastric tube reconstruction: a prospective randomized trial comparing sutured neck anastomosis with stapled intrathoracic anastomosis
    Bruno Walther
    Department of Surgery, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Ann Surg 238:803-12; discussion 812-4. 2003
    The purpose of the study was to compare in prospective randomized fashion a manually sutured esophagogastric anastomosis in the neck and a stapled in the chest after esophageal resection and gastric tube reconstruction.
  88. doi The influence of head and neck position on the oropharyngeal leak pressure and cuff position of three supraglottic airway devices
    Sang Hyun Park
    Department of Anesthesiology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam City, Kyeonggi Do, Korea
    Anesth Analg 108:112-7. 2009
    ..oropharyngeal leak pressure or cuff position may vary according to changes in the position of the head and neck. We evaluated oropharyngeal leak pressure and cuff pressure of the PLMA, LTS, and CobraPLA in different head and ..
  89. pmc Distribution of herpes simplex virus type 1 and varicella zoster virus in ganglia of the human head and neck
    Elizabeth R Richter
    Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    J Infect Dis 200:1901-6. 2009
    ..and type 2 (HSV-2) and varicella zoster virus (VZV)-was determined in autonomic and sensory ganglia of the head and neck obtained from formalin-fixed human cadavers...
  90. doi PAX8 immunostaining of anaplastic thyroid carcinoma: a reliable means of discerning thyroid origin for undifferentiated tumors of the head and neck
    Justin A Bishop
    Department of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Hum Pathol 42:1873-7. 2011
    ..variant, anaplastic thyroid carcinoma may be confused with sarcoma or squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. PAX8 is a transcription factor expressed in normal and neoplastic thyroid follicular epithelium and only a few ..
  91. doi The incidence of central neck micrometastatic disease in patients with papillary thyroid cancer staged preoperatively and intraoperatively as N0
    Gilberto Teixeira
    Department of Oncologic Surgery Head and Neck Surgery CEPON, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    Surgery 150:1161-7. 2011
    ..This study sought to establish the rate of micrometastatic disease in the central neck in patients staged as N0 by preoperative and intraoperative assessment.
  92. ncbi The outcome of failed free flaps in head and neck and extremity reconstruction: what is next in the reconstructive ladder?
    F C Wei
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Plast Reconstr Surg 108:1154-60; discussion 1161-2. 2001
    ..Over the past 8 years (1990 through 1997), 3361 head and neck and extremity reconstructions were performed by free-tissue transfers, excluding toe transplantations...
  93. ncbi Melanoma of the head and neck: current concepts in staging, diagnosis, and management
    Maher N Younes
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Box 441, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 13:201-29. 2004
    ..Finally, new advances in diagnostic and treatment strategies carry the hope for further improvements in locoregional control and survival rates...
  94. ncbi Shoulder complaints after nerve sparing neck dissections
    C P van Wilgen
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 33:253-7. 2004
    The purpose of the study was to analyse the prevalence of shoulder complaints after nerve sparing neck dissection at least 1 year after surgery, and to analyse the influence of radiation therapy on shoulder complaints...
  95. doi Can a plantar pressure-based tongue-placed electrotactile biofeedback improve postural control under altered vestibular and neck proprioceptive conditions?
    N Vuillerme
    TIMC IMAG Laboratory, University of Grenoble, Faculty of Medicine, La Tronche Cedex, France
    Neuroscience 155:291-6. 2008
    ..electrotactile biofeedback on postural control during quiet standing under normal and altered vestibular and neck proprioceptive conditions...
  96. doi Experience of sclerotherapy and embolosclerotherapy using ethanolamine oleate for vascular malformations of the head and neck
    Nobuyuki Kaji
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Kyorin University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 43:126-36. 2009
    ..We now have 14 years' experience with 112 cases of vascular malformations of the head and neck treated with sclerotherapy...
  97. doi The impacts of liver cirrhosis on head and neck cancer patients undergoing microsurgical free tissue transfer: an evaluation of flap outcome and flap-related complications
    Huang Kai Kao
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, College of Medicine, 5 Fu Hsing Street, Kuei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Oral Oncol 45:1058-62. 2009
    ..performed statistical correlation between flap outcome and severity of liver cirrhosis in patients with head and neck cancer...
  98. doi Dual-phase 99mTc sestamibi scintigraphy with neck and thorax SPECT/CT in primary hyperparathyroidism: a single-institution experience
    Renaud Ciappuccini
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Unit, Centre Francois Baclesse, Caen, France
    Clin Nucl Med 37:223-8. 2012
    To assess the diagnostic value of dual-phase (99m)Tc sestamibi scintigraphy with neck and thorax single-photon emission computed tomography/computed tomography (SPECT/CT) in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism, and to analyze the ..
  99. ncbi Management of the neck in patients with T1 and T2 cancer in the mouth
    G I Smith
    Sydney Head and Neck Cancer Institute, Sydney Cancer Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and University of Sydney, Sydney 2042, Australia
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 42:494-500. 2004
    Our aim in this retrospective study was to evaluate the extent of control of metastatic disease in the neck and the survival of patients with T1 and T2 oral cancer.
  100. ncbi The diagnostic value for differentiated thyroid carcinoma metastases of thyroglobulin (Tg) measurement in washout fluid from fine-needle aspiration biopsy of neck lymph nodes is maintained in the presence of circulating anti-Tg antibodies
    F Boi
    Endocrinology Unit, Department of Medical Sciences, Presidio di Monserrato, University of Cagliari, Strada Statale 554 bivio Sestu, I 09042 Monserrato, Cagliari, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:1364-9. 2006
    ..Detection of Tg in fine-needle aspiration biopsy (Tg-FNAB) washout fluid is used to identify neck DTC recurrences/metastases, but the interference of serum TgAb in this procedure is unknown.
  101. ncbi Current surgical treatment of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck
    Mike Yao
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Otolaryngology, 1855 W Taylor Street, M C 648, Chicago, IL 60612, United States
    Oral Oncol 43:213-23. 2007
    Historically treatment of head and neck cancers involved surgical resection followed by radiation therapy for advanced tumors...

Research Grants84

  1. Anti-tumor properties of curcumin in oral cancers: role of thioredoxin reductase
    STEPHEN WILLIAM TUTTLE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..translated into a chemoprevention schemes or combined chemo-radiation therapy protocol for treating head and neck cancers...
  2. Translational Machinery in Stress Signaling and Tumor Suppression
    THOMAS J contact BEGLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This hypothesis is based on our recent findings in colon and head and neck squamous carcinoma cell models that translational regulatory mechanisms inhibit tumor growth...
  3. Rac GTPase signaling during embryonic salivary gland branching morphogenesis
    Sharon Sequeira; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..disease that targets saliva-secreting acinar tissue, 2) radiation and chemotherapeutic regimens for head and neck cancers and 3) adverse side effects from thousands of medications...
  4. 24th Annual Fanconi Anemia Research Fund Scientific Symposium
    GROVER CARLTON BAGBY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..FA patients reveals a striking and ominous incidence of squamous cell carcinomas (SCC), especially of the head and neck and gynecological tract...
  5. Twenty-second Annual Fanconi Anemia Research Fund Scientific Symposium
    GROVER CARLTON BAGBY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..FA gene expression have been reported in patients with sporadic malignancies of plasma cells, leukemia, head and neck cancer, lung cancer, and ovarian cancer...
  6. FOLLOW UP OF THE ALPHA-TOCOPHEROL, BETA-CAROTENE CANCER PREVENTION (ATBC) STUDY
    Jarmo Virtamo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..2,000 prostate, 700 colorectal, 500 bladder, 300-400 each for stomach, pancreas, and kidney cancers, 300 head and neck, and 1,100 for other sites combined...
  7. Molecular Epidemiology of DNA Repair in Head and Neck Cancer
    Qingyi Wei; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..and alcohol use and genetic susceptibility are major risk factors for squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN)...
  8. Enhancing radiation and cisplatin HNSCC cell killing by inhibiting mitochondrial
    Lynn Harrison; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) is the ninth most common cancer worldwide. In the US there are 40-50,000 new cases a year and ~12,000 deaths due to HNSCC...
  9. Lois B Travis; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..8 million patients are diagnosed with cancers of colon, rectum, cervix, endometrium, bladder, stomach, head and neck, lung, esophagus, pancreas, osteosarcoma, ovary, and testis, for which first-line therapy can potentially include ..
  10. GARY ANDREW WEISMAN; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..disease Sj[unreadable]gren's syndrome and as a result of [unreadable]-irradiation therapies for head and neck cancers...
  11. PKC delta and cell renewal in irradiated taste epithelium
    MARY ELAINE REYLAND; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Taste dysfunction, either loss or alteration in sensation, is a common occurrence during radiotherapy for head and neck cancer...
  12. The Impact of Sleep-Disordered Breathing on Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
    LOUISE M O apos BRIEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..2 will demonstrate the cross-sectional association, among the 1400 pregnant women, of simple physical airway and neck measurements with SDB symptoms...
  13. Health Care Disparities in the Pacific Islands Pacific Regional Medical Conferenc
    SAIED SAFABAKHSH; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Certain cancers of head, neck, lung and breast are well-established to be more prevalent in this community compared to the U.S. mainland...
  14. Ephrin-A3 in Neuron-Glia Communication
    Elena B Pasquale; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Typically, mature spines have an enlarged head connected to the dendrite through a narrow neck. Changes in the shape, size and number of dendritic spines in the hippocampus likely contribute to learning and ..
  15. Human in Mouse Modeling of HNSCC to Predict Resonse to Therapy
    Wendell G Yarbrough; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) is a devastating disease that is treated aggressively when diagnosed at late stages...
  16. RRSS #08: Evaluating Prevalence HPV Infection Among Head and Neck Cancer Patients
    Dennis M Deapen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    Head and neck cancer (HNC) includes malignant tumors arising from a variety of sites in the upper aerodigestive tract (UADT), including the oral cavity, the pharynx, and the larynx...
  17. Biomarker Reference Laboratory, EDRN
    William E Grizzle; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The group includes pathologists and basic researchers with expertise in neoplastic processes of the skin, head and neck, lung, colorectum, pancreas, breast, ovary and cervix, as well as technical expertise in, and resources for, ..
  18. Integrative Pathway Analysis of Epigenomic/transcriptional Alteration in HNSCC
    Joseph A Califano; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..hypomethylation frequently activate candidate proto-oncogenes and tumor specific cancer testes antigens in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC)...
  19. Craig A Elmets; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ..They cause lung cancer and have been implicated in cancers of the head and neck, bladder and breast...
  20. Jac A Nickoloff; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..of replication stress agents plus DDR inhibitors to enhance killing of breast, lung, pancreatic, colon, head and neck, and leukemic tumor cells...
  21. Twenty-first Annual Fanconi Anemia Research Fund Scientific Symposium
    Grover Bagby; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Acquired abnormalities of FA genes and FA gene expression have been reported in patients with sporadic malignancies of plasma cells, leukemia, head and neck cancer, lung cancer, and ovarian cancer.
  22. Wei Xing Zong; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..with poorer prognosis in numerous advanced human cancers such as squamous cell carcinomas of lung, head and neck, and esophagus, as well as hepatocellular carcinoma and breast carcinoma...
  23. Mechanisms of cancer initiation by TRIM32
    Molly F Kulesz-Martin; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..during epidermal carcinogenesis;3) explore the predictive value of Trim32/Piasy status in human skin and head and neck SCC prognosis as a basis for future strategies for molecular targeting of Trim32/Piasy interactions or downstream ..
  24. Metagenomic profiling of oral polymicrobial flora in head and neck cancers
    Charis Eng; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Interestingly, the incidence of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) has been shown to correlate with dental hygiene, which may suggest the relevance of ..
  25. Molecular Analysis of Alcohol Effects on Human Oral Epithelium Cells'Epigenome
    Alison Urvalek; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In addition to tobacco, alcohol is the major risk factor for head and neck cancer...
  26. Lorraine J Gudas; Fiscal Year: 2014
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN) is the sixth most common cancer worldwide [1]...
  27. Improving pain and function in hip fracture
    R Sean Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..femoral nerve blocks (FNB) and fascia iliaca blocks (FIB), on the treatment of peri-operative acute hip (femoral neck, intertrochanteric) fracture pain...
  28. Molecular Basis of Nuchal Edema
    Young Kwon Hong; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Nuchal edema (NE) is a tissue swelling on the back of the neck of fetus due to an abnormal fluid accumulation during human pregnancy and has been associated with fetuses having chromosomal aneuploidy...
  29. Mechanism of p63-Dependent Tumor Suppression
    Xinbin Chen; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Third, ?Np63 is found to be amplified and/or over-expressed in some tumors, such as head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, and correlated with tumor progression and poor prognosis...
  30. CLONING OF THE Hol MUTATION
    Licia Selleri; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Specifically, mutants from line 04/014 develop a short mandible, a hypoplastic or absent hyoid, and rudimentary neck cartilages. Also, their palate is cleft and the basisphenoid is fused to the basioccipital bone...
  31. Cheng Ming Chiang; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..agents for many human diseases, including genital warts, skin warts, cervical cancer, and certain types of head-and-neck and skin cancers...
  32. CHAD ALBERT COWAN; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..The major clinical feature of this disorder is fat loss in the limbs and trunk, with elevated fat storage in the neck and face...
  33. Sheila H Ridner; Fiscal Year: 2014
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Aggressive multimodality treatments for head and neck cancer (HNC) have improved survival rates...
  34. Tousled kinase contributes to survival of salivary acinar cells against radiation
    Gulshan Sunavala-Dossabhoy; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Oral complications predominantly affect patients undergoing radiotherapy for head and neck cancers, early stage lymphomas, and full-body radiation before bone marrow transplantation...
  35. Lorraine J Gudas; Fiscal Year: 2014
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Head and neck cancer is the sixth most common cancer worldwide. Tobacco and/or alcohol are involved in approximately 75% of all human squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck (SCCHN)...
  36. Visualization of Pelvic Floor Reflexes
    CHRISTOS EURIPIDES CONSTANTINOU; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..new parameters obtained from ultrasound imaging: magnitude, direction, velocity, and displacement of the, bladder neck than continent women...
  37. MELINDA SUE BUTSCHKOVACIC; Fiscal Year: 2015
    ..afflicted have considerable genome instability, progressive bone marrow failure and predisposition to head and neck and gynecological squamous cell carcinomas (SCC)...
  38. Robert L Ferris; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ..EGFR)-specific monoclonal antibody (mAb), cetuximab, is effective therapy only for a subset of advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNC). Thus, there is a need to understand why clinical responses vary between individuals...
  39. Intra-operative confocal imaging to guide Mohs surgery
    Milind Rajadhyaksha; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Future applications may include mapping of cancers to guide surgery in oral, head-and-neck, breast, bladder, liver and other tissues...
  40. The Role of CYP1B1 in the Recurrence of Head and Neck Cancer
    Ekaterina G Shatalova; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (HNSCC) is the sixth most common type of cancer. Its incidence increased 60% recently in adults age 40 or less...
  41. Yvonne L Kapila; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ..In oral/head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC), anoikis resistance induces more aggressive tumors...
  42. XUDONG J LI; Fiscal Year: 2015
    ..This study will provide useful insights into a novel cost-effective therapeutic strategy for acute and chronic back/neck/leg pain involving systemic injection of non-protein, nano-structured, biocompatible fullerene conjugated with ..
  43. Katarzyna Slowinska; Fiscal Year: 2015
    ..PTX is very effective in treatment of several cancers including: ovarian, breast, colon, head and neck, and non small cell lung cancer...
  44. KARAM E EL-BAYOUMY; Fiscal Year: 2016
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) is the most common cancer of the head and neck region;in the USA, over 45,000 cases and about 11,000 deaths from the disease occur annually...
  45. Identification and Characterization of Adult Salivary Gland Stem Cells
    Soosan Ghazizadeh; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..affects millions of people worldwide and is caused by various conditions including radiation therapy for head and neck cancers, surgical excision of salivary tumors, autoimmune diseases and cytotoxic insults...
  46. Hyeong Reh Choi Kim; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ..goal of this research is to gain scientific knowledge that can be used to improve outcome in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC)...
  47. Dysregulation of microRNAs in HPV-Positive Oropharyngeal Cancers
    Abigail Wald; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..by applicant): Every year, there are more than 45,000 new cases of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN) in the United States and 500,000 new cases woridwide...
  48. Risk of Cancer in Incidental Findings Identified on Ultrasound Imaging
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the proposed study are to determine: 1) the frequency that different indications lead to ultrasound imaging of the neck, breast and pelvis 2) the prevalence of incidental/indeterminate findings associated with these examinations and ..
  49. Chemoprevention of Head &Neck Cancer Using Controlled Release Polymers
    Susan R Mallery; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Project Summary/Abstract R01 CA129609A2 Over 50% of head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCC) recur despite multimodal therapy...
  50. Jeffrey R Moore; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ..Each heavy chain binds two light chains, one essential (ELC) and one regulatory (RLC). The light chain binding (neck/lever) domain amplifies ATP dependent conformational changes originating in the myosin active site to generate ..
  51. Transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation in cerebral ischemia
    Ilknur Ay; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Electrical stimulation of the afferent vagal fibers in the neck has been shown to activate the brainstem vagal centers, induce anti-excitotoxic and anti-inflammatory mechanisms, ..
  52. Intra vs. extracortical command signals to restore six dimensional hand movements
    DAWN MARIE TAYLOR; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..by applicant): The long-term goal of this project is to restore arm and hand function to people paralyzed below the neck due to a spinal cord injury...
  53. Proteomic Approach for Early Detection of Head and Neck Cancer
    Ho Sheng Lin; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..in both diagnostic and therapeutic modalities, long-term prognosis for patients affected by advanced stage head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) remains dismal with 5-year survival less than 40%...
  54. M ALANNA RUDDELL; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ..potential and the need for adjuvant therapy in many human cancers, including melanoma, colon, breast, and head and neck cancers, suggesting that the lymph nodes are somehow involved in metastasis...
  55. Vern L Schramm; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..MTAP inhibition slows or prevents the growth of human head and neck, prostate and human lung cancers in mouse xenografts...
  56. EGFRvIII in Pancreatic Cancer
    Maneesh Jain; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..mutant form of EGFR and is expressed in many cancer types including glioblastoma, breast, ovarian, head and neck, lung and prostate cancer...
  57. Michelle A Mendez; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..at 12 community colleges), The Hispanic Cohort Health Study (16,000 men and women) and the Carolina Head and Neck Cancer Study (CHANCE: 1,400 men and women), to name a few...
  58. Shulin Li; Fiscal Year: 2014
    Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the most common type of cancer affecting the oral cavity, the head, and neck, and is the fourth most common malignancy in male humans...
  59. Scheduled and Responsive Brain Stimulation for the Treatment of Tourette Syndrome
    Michael S Okun; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of RNS for the TS patient is that it is self-contained in the skull and brain and the system contains no tunneled neck connector wire and no chest pacemaker device...
  60. BONNIE ELYSSA GOULDROTHBERG; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ..has directed cancer epidemiology studies since 1987, including case-control or case-based studies of lung, head and neck, breast, esophageal, gastric, pancreatic and endometrial cancers. Dr. Robert L...
  61. Mechanism and role of DLC-1 tumor suppressor loss in lung cancer
    Channing J Der; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..growing evidence for aberrant Rho GTPase function in oncogenesis, in particular in breast, pancreatic, and head and neck carcinomas, and melanomas...
  62. Charles M Perou; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..Our own experience with DNA microarrays to study gene expression patterns for breast, head &neck, and lung cancers has lead to the identification of novel subtypes of tumors with distinct patient outcomes and has ..
  63. Louise T Chow; Fiscal Year: 2015
    ..types can progress to high grade dysplasias and cancers, notably cervical, penile, anal, and a fraction of head and neck carcinomas. Globally, over 1000 people, primarily women, die each day of HPV diseases...
  64. MARY ELAINE REYLAND; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Radiation is a key component in the treatment of head and neck cancer, and collateral damage to the salivary glands is often inevitable in these patients due to the proximity of ..
  65. Acupuncture for shoulder syndrome after ca surgery
    David Pfister; Fiscal Year: 2004
    BACKGROUND: Neck dissection is a common procedure for treatment of head and neck cancer...
  66. One Dimensional Hand Held Gamma Ray Scanner
    FARHAD DAGHIGHIAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..hand-maneuverable during surgery by the surgeon alone;b- Capability of scanning non-planar surfaces (such as the neck) c- Low cost;list price to customer ~ $20,000...
  67. Using Ecolog. Momentary Assess. To Examine Pain & Smoking In Head & Neck Cancer P
    CHO YAN LAM; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..is to study the relationships between pain, smoking motivation, and smoking cessation among patients with head and neck cancer...
  68. Prevention of Neck Injuries in Older Adults During Rear Motor Vehicle Collsions
    PAUL IVANCIC; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): A neck injury rate of up to 30% has been reported for older adult occupants of rear motor vehicle collisions (RMVCs) and older adults experience longer recovery times, as compared to younger RMVC ..
  69. Hyperbaric O2 Stimulation of Salivary Flow in Radiation -induced Xerostomia
    Michael Martin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Xerostomia is a nearly universal problem following head and neck irradiation for cancer treatment due to the fibrosis and resultant decreased production of saliva by the salivary ..
  70. HEAD AND NECK CARCINOMA CELL KINETICS
    Marc Coltrera; Fiscal Year: 1993
    The overall goals of the project are to: a) study tumor cell kinetics in head and neck carcinomas using newly-developed monoclonal antibodies which identify proliferating cells in tissue sections and; b)develop a new classification system ..
  71. RANDOMIZED ADJUVANT THERAPY OF HEAD AND NECK CANCER
    Dong Shin; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..trial designed to study adjuvant biologic therapy, using biomarkers, for patients with stage III/IV head and neck cancer...
  72. COMPUTER-WORKSTATION/NETWORK-SERVER TO LINK NIH INVESTIG
    WILLIAM RYMER; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Current projects examine upper limb, lower limb, neck, and eye movements using a combination of experimental and computer-based analysis...
  73. EGFR antisense DNA added to cetuximab and radiotherapy for head and neck cancer
    Athanassios Argiris; Fiscal Year: 2009
    The epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) is upregulated in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN) and has been associated with poor prognosis...
  74. AN ECM SCAFFOLD FOR HEAD AND NECK REPAIR
    Alan Spievack; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..bioscaffold derived from the urinary bladder submucosa (UBS) for tissue engineering applications in the head and neck. The three specific aims of our Phase I study were successfully completed...
  75. Effects of Swallowing Therapy in Head and Neck Cancer
    Jerilyn Logemann; Fiscal Year: 2006
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Treatment for head and neck cancer often results in significant swallowing problems because of reduced range of motion of the larynx, tongue base and pharyngeal walls...
  76. SYSTEMS ANALYSIS OF HEAD STABILIZATION
    Barry Peterson; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Vestibulocollic reflexes (VCRs), which utilize information from sensors of the vestibular labyrinth to generate neck muscle activity to stabilize the head are a critical part of the head stabilization system...
  77. Communicative Participation in Head and Neck Cancer
    Tanya L Eadie; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): One of the greatest difficulties experienced by survivors of head and neck cancer (HNCa) relates to verbal communication...
  78. PROGNOSTIC BIOMARKERS FOR HEAD AND NECK CANCER
    K Ang; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..refine therapy have reduced the mortality rate and increased the organ preservation rate in patients with head and neck cancer during the past five years...
  79. The Role of Neck Muscle Mechanics in Pediatric Head and Neck Injury
    David Nuckley; Fiscal Year: 2009
    Traumatic head and neck injury is the leading cause of death for children in the United States (15,000 each year) and permanently disables close to 150,000 more children annually...
  80. Endothelial and head & neck cancer stem cell crosstalks and resistance to therapy
    Jacques Nor; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The 5-year survival of patients with advanced head and neck cancer with current therapeutic protocols is very low...
  81. DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF A HEAD AND NECK CANCER COM
    Jay Piccirillo; Fiscal Year: 2000
    The broad-long term goals of this research project are to improve the description of patients with head and neck cancer through better measurement and quantification of the comorbid illnesses that impact on prognosis and treatment ..
  82. Effect of Oral Lactoferrin on Head and Neck Carcinoma
    Jeffrey Wolf; Fiscal Year: 2006
    Squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck affects 50,000 new cases in the United States each year. It is a debilitating and frequently disfiguring affliction that is in need of better treatment modalities...