nasal septum

Summary

Summary: The partition separating the two nasal cavities in the midplane, composed of cartilaginous, membranous and bony parts.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Reconstructive septal surgery
    Miriam Boenisch
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Diakonissen Hospital, Linz, Austria
    Facial Plast Surg 22:249-54. 2006
  2. ncbi Nasal septum deformities in children and adolescents: a cross sectional study of children from Zagreb, Croatia
    Marin Subaric
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Cervicofacial Surgery, Dubrava University Hospital, Av Gojka Suska 6, 10 000, Zagreb, Croatia
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 63:41-8. 2002
  3. doi Deformation of nasal septum during nasal trauma
    Shu Jin Lee
    Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, National University Hospital, Singapore
    Laryngoscope 120:1931-9. 2010
  4. ncbi Autologous cartilage graft rhinoplasties
    A Araco
    Crown House Hospital, Oldburi, Birmingham, UK
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 30:169-74. 2006
  5. doi Congenital and acquired lesions of the nasal septum: a practical guide for differential diagnosis
    Maria P Valencia
    Department of Radiology, Hospital Universitario San Vicente de Paul, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    Radiographics 28:205-24; quiz 326. 2008
  6. ncbi Component dorsal hump reduction: the importance of maintaining dorsal aesthetic lines in rhinoplasty
    Rod J Rohrich
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:1298-308; discussion 1309-12. 2004
  7. ncbi The versatile autogenous costal cartilage graft in septorhinoplasty
    Ozcan Cakmak
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Baskent University Hospital, Bahcelievler, 06490 Ankara, Turkey
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 4:172-6. 2002
  8. doi Comparison of techniques used to support the nasal tip and their long-term effects on tip position
    Eric J Dobratz
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, River Pavilion, Ste 1100, 600 Gresham Dr, Norfolk, VA 23507, USA
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 12:172-9. 2010
  9. ncbi Evaluation of the inferior turbinate in patients with deviated nasal septum by using computed tomography
    Erol Egeli
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Abant Izzet Baysal, Duzce Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
    Laryngoscope 114:113-7. 2004
  10. ncbi A personal report: emphasizing the endonasal approach
    Robert L Simons
    Simmons Center for Nasak and Facial Plastic Surgery, North Miami Beach, FL 33169, USA
    Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am 12:15-34. 2004

Research Grants

  1. MICROMAGNETIC RESONANCE ELASTOGRAPHY
    RICHARD MAGIN; Fiscal Year: 2006
  2. Modulation of Olfactory Cilia
    Minghong Ma; Fiscal Year: 2013
  3. Anatomical Bases of Human Olfactory Dysfunction
    James E Schwob; Fiscal Year: 2013
  4. BONE GROWTH, PERIOSTEAL MIGRATION AND MUSCLE FUNCTION
    Susan Herring; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Olfactory Coding in Mammals
    Minghong Ma; Fiscal Year: 2004
  6. Mice That Lack CDO: A Model for Mild Holoprosencephaly
    ROBERT KRAUSS; Fiscal Year: 2004
  7. Functional Characterization of the Septal Organ
    Minghong Ma; Fiscal Year: 2003
  8. Development of a Skin Cancer Quality of Life Insturment
    John Rhee; Fiscal Year: 2005
  9. Quantitative molecular imaging in articular cartilage
    Yang Xia; Fiscal Year: 2009
  10. Cytokines on Olfactory Receptor Neuron Function
    Andrew Lane; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications278 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Reconstructive septal surgery
    Miriam Boenisch
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Diakonissen Hospital, Linz, Austria
    Facial Plast Surg 22:249-54. 2006
    ..The PDS as well as the suture material is completely resorbed within 5 months, excluding long-term complications of other artificial implants...
  2. ncbi Nasal septum deformities in children and adolescents: a cross sectional study of children from Zagreb, Croatia
    Marin Subaric
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Cervicofacial Surgery, Dubrava University Hospital, Av Gojka Suska 6, 10 000, Zagreb, Croatia
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 63:41-8. 2002
    Numerous epidemiologic studies on the prevalence of nasal septum deformities in children have been performed over the last three decades...
  3. doi Deformation of nasal septum during nasal trauma
    Shu Jin Lee
    Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, National University Hospital, Singapore
    Laryngoscope 120:1931-9. 2010
    Injury to the nasal septum is commonly found in most nasal fractures. The nasal septum deforms and crumples, leading to nasal deviation and internal nasal obstruction.
  4. ncbi Autologous cartilage graft rhinoplasties
    A Araco
    Crown House Hospital, Oldburi, Birmingham, UK
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 30:169-74. 2006
    ..The authors report their experience with autologous graft rhinoplasties...
  5. doi Congenital and acquired lesions of the nasal septum: a practical guide for differential diagnosis
    Maria P Valencia
    Department of Radiology, Hospital Universitario San Vicente de Paul, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    Radiographics 28:205-24; quiz 326. 2008
    Many different types of lesions may involve the nasal septum, and some can destroy it...
  6. ncbi Component dorsal hump reduction: the importance of maintaining dorsal aesthetic lines in rhinoplasty
    Rod J Rohrich
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:1298-308; discussion 1309-12. 2004
    ..Finally, if needed, spreader grafts are enormously adaptable and can be customized for any deformity (unilateral or bilateral, visible or invisible) to handle functional or aesthetic problems...
  7. ncbi The versatile autogenous costal cartilage graft in septorhinoplasty
    Ozcan Cakmak
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Baskent University Hospital, Bahcelievler, 06490 Ankara, Turkey
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 4:172-6. 2002
    ..We conclude that the autogenous costal cartilage graft is an outstanding material for volume filling and structural support when large amounts of tissue are needed in septorhinoplasty...
  8. doi Comparison of techniques used to support the nasal tip and their long-term effects on tip position
    Eric J Dobratz
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, River Pavilion, Ste 1100, 600 Gresham Dr, Norfolk, VA 23507, USA
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 12:172-9. 2010
    ....
  9. ncbi Evaluation of the inferior turbinate in patients with deviated nasal septum by using computed tomography
    Erol Egeli
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Abant Izzet Baysal, Duzce Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
    Laryngoscope 114:113-7. 2004
    The objective was to measure the dimensions, composition, and possible structural and radiological changes of the compensatory hypertrophic inferior turbinate in patients with deviated nasal septum.
  10. ncbi A personal report: emphasizing the endonasal approach
    Robert L Simons
    Simmons Center for Nasak and Facial Plastic Surgery, North Miami Beach, FL 33169, USA
    Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am 12:15-34. 2004
    ..Following a 40-year involvement with rhinoplasty, the author awaits his next case with as much enthusiasm as the first. Few operations in the repertoire of the facial plastic surgeon can be thus characterized...
  11. ncbi Septal cartilage defined: implications for nasal dynamics and rhinoplasty
    Arian Mowlavi
    Cosmetic Surgery Clinics, Inc
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:2171-4. 2006
    ..Despite such routine alteration and/or use, the characteristics of septal cartilage have not been adequately defined...
  12. doi Osteoblastoma of the nasal septum
    E Young
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Royal Blackburn Hospital, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 125:1062-6. 2011
    To present a case of, and to review the literature concerning, osteoblastoma of the nasal cavity, and to demonstrate the importance of considering this rare entity when assessing patients presenting with a nasal septum lesion.
  13. ncbi Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma of the nasal septum presenting as a primary cutaneous lesion
    Nathan Hoy
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    J Cutan Med Surg 16:375-7. 2012
    ..There are only two case reports in the literature documenting a nasal cavity squamous cell carcinoma presenting as a primary cutaneous lesion...
  14. ncbi Nasal septum perforation repair using differently designed, bilateral intranasal flaps, with nonopposing suture lines
    R F André
    Department of Otolaryngology Facial Plastic Surgery, Rijnland Hospital, Simon Smitweg 1, 2353 GA Leiderdorp, The Netherlands
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 59:829-34. 2006
    ....
  15. doi An anatomical study of the three-dimensional structure of the nasal septum in patients with alveolar clefts and alveolar-palatal clefts
    Tomohisa Nagasao
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:2074-83. 2008
    ..The present study was performed to quantitatively analyze the three-dimensional morphology of the nasal septa of patients with alveolar and alveolopalatal clefts...
  16. doi Septoplasty in conjunction with cosmetic rhinoplasty
    Carey J Nease
    Southern Surgical Arts, 200 Manufacturer s Road, Chattanooga, TN 37405, USA
    Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 24:49-58. 2012
    This article discusses the intimate relationship that the form of the nasal septum and the esthetics of the nose have with one another and that alterations of either can significantly affect the other...
  17. pmc Fusarium verticillioides abscess of the nasal septum in an immunosuppressed child: case report and identification of the morphologically atypical fungal strain
    Hans Jürgen Dornbusch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Medical University, Graz, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 43:1998-2001. 2005
    ..Definitive identification was achieved by sequencing the translation elongation factor alpha gene after ribosomal sequencing proved inadequate...
  18. doi Septal surgery in rhinoplasty
    Werner Heppt
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery, Academic Teaching Hospital, Staedtisches Klinikum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
    Facial Plast Surg 27:167-78. 2011
    ..After initial general remarks on the basic procedures, this article focuses on current concepts of septum correction that have to be adapted to the individual pathologic condition...
  19. ncbi Considerations in the etiology, treatment, and repair of septal perforations
    Russell W H Kridel
    Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am 12:435-50, vi. 2004
    ..This article describes presenting symptoms and findings for septal perforations, the history and physical examination, causes, helpful hints for prevention of perforations, and surgical and nonsurgical treatment options and outcomes...
  20. ncbi RME: influences on the nasal septum
    G Farronato
    Department of Orthodontics, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 61:125-34. 2012
    The aim of this work consists in analyzing the consequences of RME on the nasal septum.
  21. ncbi Extracorporeal septoplasty for the markedly deviated septum
    Wolfgang Gubisch
    Clinic for Plastic Surgery, Marienhospital, Stuttgart, Germany
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 7:218-26. 2005
    To describe a technique of extracorporeal septal reconstruction to correct the markedly deviated nasal septum.
  22. ncbi The use of autogenous costal cartilage graft in septorhinoplasty
    Ali Moshaver
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, St Joseph s Health Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:862-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this paper was to report our experience with the use of costal cartilage grafts in cases with significant structural deformities and insufficient septal cartilage...
  23. ncbi A surgical algorithm using open rhinoplasty for correction of traumatic twisted nose
    Yu Che Hsiao
    Department of Otolaryngology, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Neihu District, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 31:250-8. 2007
    ..The algorithm, which is adaptable to a variety of anatomic deformities, guides surgical decision making that yields consistently satisfactory functional and aesthetic results...
  24. ncbi Inhibition of furin-like enzymes blocks interleukin-1alpha/oncostatin M-stimulated cartilage degradation
    J M Milner
    The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 48:1057-66. 2003
    ..To investigate the role of furin-like enzymes in the proteolytic cascades leading to cartilage breakdown and to examine which collagenase(s) contribute to collagen degradation...
  25. ncbi Numerical study of the aerodynamic effects of septoplasty and partial lateral turbinectomy
    Samet Ozlugedik
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Laryngoscope 118:330-4. 2008
    ..To investigate, first, the effects of septal deviation and concha bullosa on nasal airflow, and second, the aerodynamic changes induced by septoplasty and partial lateral turbinectomy, using computational fluid dynamics (CFD)...
  26. doi Craniofacial growth in children with nasal septum deviation: a cephalometric comparative study
    Luca D'Ascanio
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Citta di Castello Civil Hospital, Citta di Castello, Perugia, Italy
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 74:1180-3. 2010
    ..However little is known about the possible influence of nasal septum deviation on craniofacial growth in childhood...
  27. pmc Biphasic low-grade nasopharyngeal papillary adenocarcinoma with a prominent spindle cell component: report of a case localized to the posterior nasal septum
    Fredrik Petersson
    Department of Pathology, National University Health System, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119074, Singapore
    Head Neck Pathol 5:306-13. 2011
    ..The tumor was located on the posterior nasal septum. The spindle cells displayed nuclear features very much similar to the epithelial component and the two cell ..
  28. ncbi The role of septal surgery in management of the deviated nose
    Hossam M T Foda
    Department of Otolaryngology, Alexandria Medical School, Alexandria, Egypt
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:406-15. 2005
    ..A graduated surgical approach was adopted to allow correction of the dorsal and caudal deviations of the nasal septum without weakening its structural support to the dorsum or nasal tip...
  29. ncbi The nasal septum deformities in children and adolescents from Warsaw, Poland
    Beata Zielnik-Jurkiewicz
    Department of Otolaryngology, Children s Hospital Niekłańska Str 4 24, 03 924 Warsaw, Poland
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:731-6. 2006
    The final shape of the nasal septum deformities is a result of irregular development of the nasomaxillary complex or of a nasal injury. Nasal septum deformities reveal in childhood...
  30. ncbi [Analysis of the character of self-adaptation of nasal structure in patients with nasal septum deviation]
    Xiu zhen Sun
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Second Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Dalian 116027, China
    Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 43:351-4. 2008
    To analyze the different characters of nasal airflow-field between 10 patients with nasal septum deviation and 20 healthy Chinese people by the method of three-dimensional reconstruction of these people's nasal cavity and numerical ..
  31. ncbi Atypical eosinophilic angiocentric fibrosis on nasal septum
    Noriko Watanabe
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Tondabayashi Hospital, 1 3 36, Koyodai, Tondabayashi, Osaka 584 0082, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 33:355-8. 2006
    ..angiocentric fibrosis (EAF) is a rare benign condition of unknown aetiology and is most commonly found in the nasal septum and sinus mucosa. We report a case of EAF and present a review of the available literature...
  32. doi [Closure of nasal septum perforations by bridge flaps]
    Andreas Neumann
    Klinik fur Hals, Nasen, Ohrenheilkunde, Kopf und Halschirurgie, Plastische und Ästhetische Operationen, Stimm und Sprachstörungen, Städtische Kliniken Neuss Lukaskrankenhaus GmbH
    Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp 62:31-9. 2011
    Treating nasal septum perforation is challenging from every point of view for patients who suffer from this condition...
  33. ncbi [Perforation of the nasal septum in cocaine abusers]
    G Blaise
    Universite de Liege, Belgique
    Rev Med Liege 60:845-8. 2005
    ..In the present case, in which cocaine was nasally inhaled, the perforation of the cartilaginous nasal septum propably result from a combination of factors, including the topical effects and the complications linked to ..
  34. ncbi Histoplasmosis in the nasal septum without pulmonary involvement in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome: case report and literature review
    Fernando Oikawa
    Hospital Municipal de Campo Limpo Dr Fernando Mauro Pires da Rocha, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Sao Paulo Med J 128:236-8. 2010
    ..The spores can be found in soil contaminated with bird, bat or chicken feces. Histoplasmosis occurs worldwide and is one of the most common pulmonary and systemic mycoses...
  35. doi Teratoma of the nasal septum in a neonate: an endoscopic approach
    Markus E Huth
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Inselspital, University of Berne, Switzerland
    J Pediatr Surg 43:2102-5. 2008
    ..According to our literature review, this is the first case of a teratoma arising from the nasal septum in a white. Worldwide, 3 additional cases have been reported, but none included endoscopic management...
  36. doi A novel method for internal nasal valve reconstruction: H-graft technique
    Eren Tastan
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Ministry of Health Ankara Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Laryngoscope 121:480-6. 2011
    ....
  37. ncbi Extranasopharyngeal angiofibroma of the nasal septum: a case report
    Satyawati Mohindra
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Ear Nose Throat J 88:E17-9. 2009
    Angiofibroma arising outside the nasopharynx is unusual. The nasal septum is an extremely rare site for the origin of angiofibroma, and to date only 6 such cases previously have been reported in the literature...
  38. ncbi [The effect of nasal packing with or without an airway on arterial blood gases during sleep]
    Ozgur Yigit
    2nd Department of Otolaryngology, Sisli Etfal Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Kulak Burun Bogaz Ihtis Derg 9:347-50. 2002
    ..We investigated the effect of postoperatively applied nasal packing with or without an airway on partial arterial oxygen (PaO(2)) and carbon dioxide (PaCO(2)) pressures during sleep...
  39. ncbi Nasal septum perforation as the presenting sign of lupus erythematosus
    R Mascarenhas
    Department of Dermatology, Coimbra University Hospital, Coimbra, Portugal
    Dermatol Online J 11:12. 2005
    b>Nasal septum perforation is an uncommon and not well known feature of lupus erythematosus (LE). In general, it occurs during exacerbations and in a context of systemic vasculitis...
  40. ncbi Is septoplasty alone adequate for the treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis with septal deviation?
    Unal Bayiz
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Ministry of Health, Ankara Hospital, Turkey
    Am J Rhinol 19:612-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to reveal the role of septoplasty in curing chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) in patients with significant septal deviation...
  41. doi [Nasal septum perforation and bevacizumab]
    L Bengrine-Lefevre
    Service d Oncologie Medicale, Hopital Saint Antoine, 184, rue du Faubourg Saint Antoine, 75571 Paris Cedex 12, France
    Rev Med Interne 32:e43-5. 2011
    A 52-year-old woman, with a metastatic breast cancer, presented with a nasal septum perforation while receiving a treatment combining paclitaxel and bevacizumab...
  42. doi The importance of the nasal septum in the deviated nose
    Jonathan M Sykes
    Davis Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of California, Sacramento, California, USA
    Facial Plast Surg 27:413-21. 2011
    The nasal septum plays an important role in both the appearance and function of the nose. Deviation of the nose is common and correction requires a focused, anatomically based treatment...
  43. ncbi Treatment of saddle type nasal fracture using Kirschner wire fixation of nasal septum
    Tetsuji Yabe
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Ishikiri Seiki Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Plast Surg 53:89-92. 2004
    For nasal fracture presenting saddle nose deformity, the nasal septum was fixed with the frontal process of the maxillary bone by Kirschner wire. Good results were confirmed with computed tomography, and there was no secondary deformity...
  44. ncbi A nasal septum perforation caused by a Varicella zoster infection in an AIDS patient
    R Colebunders
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, University Hospital, University of Antwerp, Wilrijk, Belgium
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 51:49-50. 1997
    A nasal septum perforation caused by a Varicella Zoster Infection in an AIDS patient. A patient with an acquired immune deficiency syndrome is described who developed a nasal septum perforation...
  45. ncbi Nasal septum perforation: rare manifestation of Crohn's disease
    Rodriguez Castro Kryssia
    Gastroenterology Department, Mexico Hospital, Costa Rica
    Indian J Gastroenterol 25:214. 2006
    ..Endoscopy and biopsy showed inflammation of the nasal mucosa. Endoscopic and histologic diagnosis of Crohn s disease was made later; the granulomatous nasal lesions responded to sulfasalazine and azathioprine...
  46. doi Clinical utility of the inferior turbinate flaps in the reconstruction of the nasal septum and skull base
    Dong Hoon Lee
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Chonnam National University Medical School and Hwasun Hospital, Hwasun, South Korea
    J Craniofac Surg 23:e322-6. 2012
    ..Because of the technical difficulties of endoscopic preparation of the ITF, clinical studies on endoscopic management with the ITFs have been sporadic...
  47. doi Primary meningioma of the nasal septum: a case report and review of literature
    Ali Hassan Alzarae
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Asser Central Hospital, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 18:296-8. 2010
    ..Here, we report a case of primary meningioma of the nasal septum. A 60-year-old man presented with nasal obstruction and postnasal drip...
  48. ncbi Extranasopharyngeal angiofibroma originating from the nasal septum
    Mehmet A Somdas
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:647. 2005
  49. ncbi The spreader flap in primary rhinoplasty
    Ronald P Gruber
    Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:1903-10. 2007
    ..Many of these patients need spreader grafts to reconstruct the middle third of the nose. However, it is possible to reconstruct the upper lateral cartilages into "spreader flaps" that act much like spreader grafts...
  50. ncbi Extranasopharyngeal angiofibroma arising from the nasal septum
    K K Handa
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 110029 India
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 58:163-6. 2001
    Extra nasopharyngeal origin of angiofibroma is very rare. The nasal septum is a very rare site of extra nasopharyngeal angiofibroma with only two cases reported in the medical literature...
  51. doi Nasal septum perforation and bevacizumab
    Derek G Power
    Department of Medicine, Gastrointestinal Oncology Division, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Med Oncol 28:89-93. 2011
    ..Herein, we report three cases of spontaneous nasal septum perforation secondary to bevacizumab...
  52. ncbi Septal suturing following nasal septoplasty, a valid alternative for nasal packing?
    W Lemmens
    Department of Oto Rhino Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, ZOL Campus St Jan, Schiepse Bos 6, B 3600 Genk
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 55:215-21. 2001
    ..Readmission of a patient was never necessary. Based on these observations the septal suturing technique is a valid alternative to intranasal packing following septal surgery...
  53. ncbi A case of relapsing polychondritis with bilateral sensorineural hearing loss and perforation of the nasal septum at the onset
    Tokutaro Tsuda
    Institute of Rheumatology, Aoyama Hospital, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 2 7 13 Kita Aoyama, Minato ku, Tokyo 107 0061, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 17:148-52. 2007
    A 33-year-old woman suffered from epistaxis and perforation of the nasal septum. Based on a biopsy of nasal mucosa, Wegener's granulomatosis was suspected initially...
  54. pmc Deviated nasal septum hinders intranasal sprays: a computer simulation study
    D O Frank
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Rhinology 50:311-8. 2012
    This study investigates how deviated nasal septum affects the quantity and distribution of spray particles, and examines the effects of inspiratory airflow and head position on particle transport.
  55. doi A patient presenting nasal septum perforation during bevacizumab-containing chemotherapy for advanced breast cancer
    Fausto Petrelli
    Oncology Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera Treviglio Caravaggio, Piazzale Ospedale 1, 24047, Treviglio BG, Italy
    Breast Cancer 18:226-30. 2011
    b>Nasal septum perforation is a rare but described complication of the anti-angiogenetic agent bevacizumab...
  56. ncbi Nasal cavity and paranasal sinus bony variations: a computed tomographic study
    G Kayalioglu
    Department of Anatomy, Ege University, Faculty of Medicine, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey
    Rhinology 38:108-13. 2000
    ..Concha bullosa was observed in 26 sinus patients (28.88%) and 22 (26.83%) in non-sinus patients, deviated nasal septum in 20 (22.22%) sinus and 10 (12%) non-sinus, Haller's cell in 5 (5.55%) sinus and in 3 (3...
  57. ncbi Quantitative assessment of chondrocyte viability after laser mediated reshaping: a novel application of flow cytometry
    Alexandre Rasouli
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, University of California Irvine, 1002 Health Sciences Road East, Irvine, California 92612, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 32:3-9. 2003
    ..Lasers can be used to reshape cartilage by accelerating mechanical stress relaxation. In this study, fluorescent differential cell viability staining and flow cytometry were used to determine chondrocyte viability following laser heating...
  58. ncbi Feedback-controlled laser-mediated cartilage reshaping
    B J Wong
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, University of California, Irvine, USA
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 1:282-7. 1999
    ..To demonstrate feedback-controlled laser-mediated cartilage reshaping using dynamic measurements of tissue optical properties and radiometric surface temperatures...
  59. ncbi Klebsiella rhinoscleromatis of the membranous nasal septum
    T V Chan
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Laryngol Otol 121:998-1002. 2007
    ..Currently, the recommended treatment consists of a combination of surgical debridement and long-term antibiotic therapy. We present a case report of a culture-positive diagnosis of rhinoscleroma, and we review the existing literature...
  60. doi Improvement in quality of life after nasal surgery alone for patients with obstructive sleep apnea and nasal obstruction
    Hsueh Yu Li
    Department of Otolaryngology, Sleep Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:429-33. 2008
    ..To evaluate the impact of nasal surgery alone on quality of life (QOL) in patients with obstructive sleep apnea and nasal obstruction using generic and disease-specific QOL questionnaires...
  61. ncbi The effect on arterial blood gases and heart rate of bilateral nasal packing
    Oguz Ogretmenoglu
    Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Bahcelievler Ankara, Turkey
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 259:63-6. 2002
    ..No serious arrhythmias were observed. Although these changes may be within normal levels for healthy subjects, they may have serious consequences for patients with cardiopulmonary diseases...
  62. ncbi Long-term in vivo stability of rabbit nasal septal cartilage following laser cartilage reshaping: a pilot investigation
    Amir M Karamzadeh
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center 101, The City Drive South, Bldg 25, Rt 81, Orange, California 92868 3201, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 36:147-54. 2005
    ..To evaluate the long-term effect of laser cartilage reshaping on rabbit nasal septal cartilage viability and mechanical integrity in an in vivo model...
  63. ncbi The incidence of concha bullosa and its relationship to nasal septal deviation and paranasal sinus disease
    Jamie S Stallman
    Department of Radiology the Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University, New York, NY 10029, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 25:1613-8. 2004
    ..However, to our knowledge, no study has evaluated concha bullosa in relation to nasal septal deviation. We sought to analyze the incidence of concha bullosa and any correlation with nasal septal deviation and paranasal sinus disease...
  64. doi A review of the implications of computational fluid dynamic studies on nasal airflow and physiology
    S C Leong
    Common Cold Centre and Healthcare Clinical Trials, Cardiff School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, UK
    Rhinology 48:139-45. 2010
    ..Computational fluid dynamics has been adapted to studying nasal aerodynamics...
  65. pmc Extranasopharyngeal angiofibroma of nasal septum. A controversial entity
    I Tasca
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Imola Hospital, Castel San Pietro Terme, Imola BO, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 28:312-4. 2008
    ..The maxillary sinus is the most common site involved, while the nasal septum represents an extremely rare localization...
  66. pmc Objective measures in aesthetic and functional nasal surgery: perspectives on nasal form and function
    Sachin S Pawar
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Facial Plast Surg 26:320-7. 2010
    ..In this article, we present an overview of objective measures in both aesthetic and functional nasal surgery and discuss future trends and applications that have the potential to change the way we assess nasal form and function...
  67. ncbi Do chronic changes in nasal airflow have any physiological or pathological effect on the nose and paranasal sinuses? A systematic review
    J Boyce
    Common Cold Centre, Cardiff School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Clin Otolaryngol 31:15-9. 2006
    ..Such studies provide evidence that reduced nasal airflow causes no significant nasal disease. . There is no convincing evidence that a reduction in nasal airflow is a causative factor for rhinitis or sinusitis...
  68. doi Spontaneous nasal septal perforation with antiangiogenic bevacizumab therapy
    Collin M Burkart
    Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0528, USA
    Laryngoscope 118:1539-41. 2008
    ..The patient was ultimately treated with a nasal septal button with good symptom relief. This case documents the first report in the otolaryngology literature describing this new etiology for nasal septal perforations...
  69. ncbi Laser septochondrocorrection
    Yuri Ovchinnikov
    Department of Otolarygology, Sechenov Medical Academy of Moscow, Moscow, Russia
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 4:180-5. 2002
    ..To present results from a clinical series of patients who underwent office-based laser nasal septal cartilage reshaping...
  70. doi Morphometric analyses of the development of nasal cavity in human fetuses: an anatomical and radiological study
    Neslihan Altuntas Yilmaz
    Department of Anatomy, Meram Medical Faculty, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 74:796-802. 2010
    ..It was aimed to research the morphometric development of the nasal cavity with dissection and radiological scanning methods and to detect anatomical variations...
  71. ncbi Polysomnographic effects of nasal surgery for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea
    Sun Tae Kim
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Gil Medical Center, Gachon Medical School, Incheon, South Korea
    Acta Otolaryngol 124:297-300. 2004
    ..We used portable polysomnography (PSG) to assess the efficacy of nasal surgery for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...
  72. ncbi Nasal valve surgery improves disease-specific quality of life
    John S Rhee
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:437-40. 2005
    ..The objectives of the study were to determine whether surgical treatment of the nasal valve improves disease-specific QOL and to identify clinical or demographic variables predictive of patients' baseline QOL or change in QOL...
  73. ncbi Septal crossbar graft for the correction of the crooked nose
    Armando Boccieri
    Department of Maxillo Facial Surgery, S Camillo Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:629-38. 2003
    ..Moreover, the technique allows for the harmonization of the aesthetic line from the eyebrow to the tip-defining point on the concave side with the same line on the other side...
  74. ncbi Caudal septoplasty for treatment of septal deviation: aesthetic and functional correction of the nasal base
    Jack D Sedwick
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 7:158-62. 2005
    ..To describe our technique in the treatment of significant caudal septal deviation; to evaluate the effectiveness of our technique of caudal septoplasty in the treatment of caudal septal deviations...
  75. doi A systematic analysis of septal deviation associated with rhinosinusitis
    Richard R Orlandi
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Laryngoscope 120:1687-95. 2010
    ..A systematic analysis was therefore performed to answer the question, is septal deviation associated with rhinosinusitis?..
  76. doi Nasal septum-derived multipotent progenitors: a potent source for stem cell-based regenerative medicine
    Abbas Shafiee
    Stem Cell Biology Department, Stem Cell Technology Research Center, Tehran, Iran
    Stem Cells Dev 20:2077-91. 2011
    ..In conclusion, NSP could be considered as an alternative autologous cell source that can bring them to the top of therapeutic applications...
  77. doi Surgical techniques for the treatment of nasal valve collapse: a systematic review
    Patrick M Spielmann
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, Scotland
    Laryngoscope 119:1281-90. 2009
    ..To critically evaluate the surgical treatment strategies for nasal valve collapse...
  78. ncbi Nasal surgery for snoring in patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Hsueh Yu Li
    Department of Otolaryngology, Sleep Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Laryngoscope 118:354-9. 2008
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of nasal surgery to relieve snoring and to identify predictive factors...
  79. ncbi Scanning electron microscopy of ciliae and saccharine test for ciliary function in septal deviations
    Tawakir Kamani
    Eastbourne District General Hospital, Eastbourne, United Kingdom
    Laryngoscope 116:586-90. 2006
    To investigate the difference in mucociliary clearance and surface mucosal structure of the nasal septum and lateral nasal wall in patients with and without septal deviation.
  80. ncbi Engineering of a straighter septum: numerical model of mechanical stress relaxation in laser-heated septal cartilage
    Dmitriy E Protsenko
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:5399-402. 2007
    ..application of laser cartilage reshaping (LCR) for the in-situ treatment of structural deformities in the nasal septum has generated increasing clinical interest, because septoplasty is among the top five most common operations ..
  81. ncbi Rate process analysis of thermal damage in cartilage
    Sergio H Díaz
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, University of California, Irvine, CA 92612, USA
    Phys Med Biol 48:19-29. 2003
    ..As a result, a damage kinetic model was obtained that can be used to predict the onset, extent and severity of cellular injury to thermal exposure...
  82. ncbi Nasal septum perforation in a bevacizumab-treated patient with metastatic breast cancer
    Tiffany A Traina
    Breast Cancer Medicine Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Oncologist 11:1070-1. 2006
  83. ncbi Possible use of nasal septum and frontal sinus patterns to radiographic identification of unknown human remains
    Mari Taniguchi
    Department of Legal Medicine, Osaka City University Medical School, Japan
    Osaka City Med J 49:31-8. 2003
    The aim of the present study was to examine the combined use of the nasal septum and frontal sinus pattern for systemic radiographic identification of unknown human remains and the limitations...
  84. ncbi Effects of septoplasty and septal deviation on nasal mucociliary clearance
    H Uslu
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Ataturk University Medical School, Erzurum, Turkey
    Int J Clin Pract 58:1108-11. 2004
    ..Septal deviation affects the mucociliary activity. It is improved by surgery. This study showed that nasal septal deviation reduced the nasal mucociliary activity, and this can easily evaluated with scintigraphy...
  85. ncbi Endochondral ossification of the mouse nasal septum
    Rosamund J Wealthall
    Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol 288:1163-72. 2006
    Endochondral ossification at the caudal junctions of the cartilaginous nasal septum, in combination with interstitial expansion of the septum, is thought to displace the facial skeleton away from the neurocranium...
  86. doi Multiple IgG4-related sclerosing lesions in the maxillary sinus, parotid gland and nasal septum
    Mitsuaki Ishida
    Department of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Shiga University of Medical Science, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Pathol Int 59:670-5. 2009
    ..Herein is reported a case of multiple IgG4-related sclerosing lesions in the maxillary sinus, parotid gland and nasal septum. A 73-year-old Japanese man presented with nasal obstruction and tumors of the right maxillary sinus and ..
  87. ncbi Evaluation of the effects of nasal septal deviation and its surgery on nasal mucociliary clearance in both nasal cavities
    Bulent Ulusoy
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Ozel Konya Hospital, Konya, Turkey
    Am J Rhinol 21:180-3. 2007
    ..In this study the effects of nasal septal deviation (NSD) and its surgery on nasal mucociliary clearance velocity (NMCV) in both nasal cavities were evaluated...
  88. ncbi Rheumatoid nodule of the nasal septum
    A Belloso
    Department of Otolaryngology, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 115:853-5. 2001
    ..In the upper aerodigestive tract, nodules have been described in diverse locations, but commonly in the trachea, larynx and the ear. We present the first reported case of a rheumatoid nodule affecting the nasal septum.
  89. ncbi Analysis of Nd:YAG laser-mediated thermal damage in rabbit nasal septal cartilage
    Chao Li
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, University of California Irvine, 1002 Health Sciences Road East, Irvine, California 92612, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 39:451-7. 2007
    ..The present study seeks to understand the safety of LCR by determining shape change and resultant tissue viability as a function of laser dosimetry...
  90. ncbi The porcine and lagomorph septal cartilages: models for tissue engineering and morphologic cartilage research
    B J Wong
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, University of California-Irvine 92612, USA
    Am J Rhinol 15:109-16. 2001
    ..Our selective evaluation of key tissue properties establishes these species as appropriate animal models for nasal septal cartilaginous surgery...
  91. ncbi Nasal septum perforation of welders
    Choong Ryeol Lee
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, Dong Gu, South Korea
    Ind Health 40:286-9. 2002
    During the periodic physical checkups in 1997-2000, the authors have found eleven cases of nasal septum perforation among 2,869 welders in Ulsan, Korea...
  92. ncbi Identification of chondrocyte proliferation following laser irradiation, thermal injury, and mechanical trauma
    Brian J F Wong
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, University of California Irvine, 1002 Health Sciences Road East, Irvine, CA 92612, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 37:89-96. 2005
    ....
  93. ncbi Mucociliary transport and histologic characteristics of the mucosa of deviated nasal septum
    Yong Ju Jang
    Department of Otolaryngology, Dankook University College of Medicine, Anseo Dong 29, Cheonan City, Choongnam Do, Korea 330 714
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:421-4. 2002
    ..To investigate differences in mucociliary clearance, histologic characteristics, and surface structure of the bilateral nasal septal mucosa in patients with nasal septal deviation...
  94. ncbi Schwannoma of the nasal septum: a case report with review of the literature
    M Berlucchi
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Brescia, Italy
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 257:402-5. 2000
    Schwannomas are neurogenic neoplasms rarely found in the sinonasal tract, where localization to the nasal septum is exceedingly rare (only 11 cases have been described in the western literature)...
  95. ncbi Carcinoma ex-pleomorphic adenoma of the nasal septum with adenoid cystic and squamous carcinomatous differentiation
    S R Freeman
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Preston Acute Hospitals Trust, Preston, United Kingdom
    Rhinology 41:118-21. 2003
    Carcinoma ex-pleomorphic adenoma of the nose or paranasal sinuses is extremely rare. We report the first histopathologically confirmed case with adenoid cystic carcinomatous differentiation to present arising from the nasal septum.
  96. doi A randomised prospective trial of trans-septal suturing using a novel device versus nasal packing for septoplasty
    Arzu Y Korkut
    Otolaryngology Department, Vakif Gureba Training and Research Hospital, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
    Rhinology 48:179-82. 2010
    ..Trans-septal suturing is not commonly used, since it takes time and is technically difficult with the available devices following septoplasty...
  97. doi The effect of spreader grafts on nasal dorsal width in patients with nasal valve insufficiency
    Koen J A O Ingels
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 10:354-6. 2008
  98. ncbi Pleomorphic adenoma of the nasal septum--a case report
    Swarna S Kumar
    Departments of Pathology and ENT, Vydehi Institute of Medical Science and Research Center, No 82, EPIP Area, Whitefield, Bangalore
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 47:397-8. 2004
    ..Here, we discuss a case of pleomorphic adenoma of the nasal cavity...
  99. ncbi Bone and temporal fascia graft for the closure of septal perforation
    D Nuńez-Fernández
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital of Hradec Králové, Charles University Faculty of Medicine, Czech Republic
    J Laryngol Otol 112:1167-71. 1998
    ..To assess the reliability of temporal fascia and bone graft for the closure of septal perforation...
  100. ncbi Electromechanical reshaping of septal cartilage
    Ki Hong Kevin Ho
    Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Irvine 92612, USA
    Laryngoscope 113:1916-21. 2003
    ..This study describes the process of tissue electroforming and how shape changes in cartilage can be produced by the application of direct current (DC). The dependence of shape change on voltage and application time is explored...
  101. ncbi Stress relaxation in porcine septal cartilage during electromechanical reshaping: mechanical and electrical responses
    Dmitriy E Protsenko
    Beckman Laser Institute, University of California Irvine, 1002 Health Sciences Road East, Irvine, CA 92612, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 34:455-64. 2006
    ..Close correlation between alteration of cartilage mechanical state and change in its electrical properties suggest that an electro-chemical reaction is the dominant mechanism behind EMR...

Research Grants20

  1. MICROMAGNETIC RESONANCE ELASTOGRAPHY
    RICHARD MAGIN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  2. Modulation of Olfactory Cilia
    Minghong Ma; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..From the posterior to the anterior nasal septum, the cilia length gradually increases from ~1 mm to ~20 mm with the longest cilia (~50 mm) found in the dorsal ..
  3. Anatomical Bases of Human Olfactory Dysfunction
    James E Schwob; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..a more comprehensive analysis of the anatomical status of the olfactory periphery (the 1 cm2 areas on the nasal septum and the lateral nasal wall immediately inferior to the cribriform plate) with respect to the preservation of ..
  4. BONE GROWTH, PERIOSTEAL MIGRATION AND MUSCLE FUNCTION
    Susan Herring; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The second way in which soft tissues may direct skull growth involves the nasal septum. Despite being an unmineralized cartilage, the septum has been considered an important mechanical support of ..
  5. Olfactory Coding in Mammals
    Minghong Ma; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In contrast, the septal organ, an island of olfactory neuroepithelium located in the ventral base of the nasal septum, presents a much smaller system with approximately 14,000 neurons expressing about 40 receptor genes...
  6. Mice That Lack CDO: A Model for Mild Holoprosencephaly
    ROBERT KRAUSS; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..a single pedigree, with craniofacial malformations ranging from cyclopia and a proboscis to absence of the nasal septum and a solitary median maxillary incisor...
  7. Functional Characterization of the Septal Organ
    Minghong Ma; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..the main olfactory epithelium by a region of respiratory epithelium, lying bilaterally near the base of the nasal septum at the entrance to the nasopharynx...
  8. Development of a Skin Cancer Quality of Life Insturment
    John Rhee; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  9. Quantitative molecular imaging in articular cartilage
    Yang Xia; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  10. Cytokines on Olfactory Receptor Neuron Function
    Andrew Lane; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Additional bench research will be performed in the laboratory of Dr. Schleimer, an established scientist with expertise in airway inflammation and cytokine modulation of cell function. ..
  11. Lipid Imbalance in CF: Potential CFTR Dysfunction
    Julie Hoover Fong; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. PHYSIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF THE OLFACTORY PROJECTIONS
    John Scott; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These results will be of importance for understanding the sense of smell. ..
  13. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ALLERGIC RHINITIS AND SINUSITIS
    Fuad Baroody; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This will hopefully help to improve our therapeutic modalities for this enigmatic illness that affects millions of Americans every year. ..
  14. TWO X-LINKED GENES THAT REGULATE MINERAL HOMEOSTASIS
    Michael Whyte; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  15. Analysis of thermoviscoelastic behavior in cartilage
    Brian Wong; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  16. Nanostenting Hydrogels for Sinus Surgery
    RICHARD ORLANDI; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results of these Phase I studies will determine the feasibility and the optimal chemical properties of a nanostenting HA gel for human trials. ..
  17. Gene Discovery in Heritable Renal Hypodysplasia
    Scott Lozanoff; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This sequence will be subjected to a mouse-human homology search and it is likely that a corresponding human gene will be identified since distal murine chr17 shares a high degree of sequence affinity with human chr 2p21.1. ..
  18. NonInvasive Optical Imaging of Vocal Cord Microstructure
    Brian Wong; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Application of OCT to microlaryngeal surgery may reduce iatrogenic phonatory disability by reducing trauma to delicate structures that accompanies conventional techniques. ..
  19. OPTIMIZATION OF LASER MEDIATED CARTILAGE RESHAPING
    Brian Wong; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The MCSDA will provide the applicant with the fundamental skills needed to become an independent investigator in biomedical optics, and allow further development as a basic scientist. ..
  20. ODORANT-RECEPTOR INTERACTIONS IN OLFACTORY NEURONS
    Thomas Getchell; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Understanding the signaling regulating neurogenesis in the OE will yield insights into mechanisms for restoring olfactory function compromised by aging, trauma, and neurodegenerative diseases. ..