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KENNETH WAYNE ALTMAN

TitleProfessor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
DivisionOtolaryngology
AddressOne Baylor Plaza MS: NA102
Houston TX 77030
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    1. Akst LM, Haque OJ, Clarke JO, Hillel AT, Best SR, Altman KW. The Changing Impact of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Clinical Practice. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2017 Jan 01; 3489416686586. PMID: 28073299.
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    2. Del Signore AG, Shah RN, Gupta N, Altman KW, Woo P. Complications and Failures of Office-Based Endoscopic Angiolytic Laser Surgery Treatment. J Voice. 2016 Nov; 30(6):744-750. PMID: 26433447.
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    3. Kahrilas PJ, Altman KW, Chang AB, Field SK, Harding SM, Lane AP, Lim K, McGarvey L, Smith J, Irwin RS. Chronic Cough Due to Gastroesophageal Reflux in Adults: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report. Chest. 2016 Dec; 150(6):1341-1360. PMID: 27614002.
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    4. Tarlo SM, Altman KW, Oppenheimer J, Lim K, Vertigan A, Prezant D, Irwin RS. Occupational and Environmental Contributions to Chronic Cough in Adults: Chest Expert Panel Report. Chest. 2016 Oct; 150(4):894-907. PMID: 27521735.
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    5. Johnston N, Ondrey F, Rosen R, Hurley BP, Gould J, Allen J, DelGaudio J, Altman KW. Airway reflux. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2016 Oct; 1381(1):5-13. PMID: 27310222.
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    6. Liao KS, Gitomer SA, Altman KW. A Case of Diffuse Calcified Airway Nodules. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 May 1; 142(5):501-2. PMID: 27010912.
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    7. Tarlo SM, Altman KW, French CT, Diekemper RL, Irwin RS. Evaluation of Occupational and Environmental Factors in the Assessment of Chronic Cough in Adults: A Systematic Review. Chest. 2016 Jan; 149(1):143-60. PMID: 26501943.
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    8. Gibson P, Wang G, McGarvey L, Vertigan AE, Altman KW, Birring SS. Treatment of Unexplained Chronic Cough: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report. Chest. 2016 Jan; 149(1):27-44. PMID: 26426314.
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    9. Saini AT, Parasher AK, Kass JI, Altman KW, Miles BA. Intraoral midline mandibulotomy improves laryngeal access for transoral resection of laryngeal cancer. Am J Otolaryngol. 2016 Mar-Apr; 37(2):95-8. PMID: 26954859.
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    10. Altman KW. Physician integrity, unity, and our common sense of purpose. Ear Nose Throat J. 2015 Aug; 94(8):300-1. PMID: 26322444.
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    11. Vertigan AE, Murad MH, Pringsheim T, Feinstein A, Chang AB, Newcombe PA, Rubin BK, McGarvey LP, Weir K, Altman KW, Weinberger M, Irwin RS. Somatic Cough Syndrome (Previously Referred to as Psychogenic Cough) and Tic Cough (Previously Referred to as Habit Cough) in Adults and Children: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report. Chest. 2015 Jul; 148(1):24-31. PMID: 25856777.
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    12. Altman KW, Noordzij JP, Rosen CA, Cohen S, Sulica L. Neurogenic cough. Laryngoscope. 2015 Jul; 125(7):1675-81. PMID: 25647253.
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    13. Altman KW, Banoff KM, Tong CC. Medical economic impact of tracheotomy patients on a hospital system. J Med Econ. 2015 Apr; 18(4):258-62. PMID: 25422993.
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    14. Richards AL, Sugumaran M, Aviv JE, Woo P, Altman KW. The utility of office-based biopsy for laryngopharyngeal lesions: comparison with surgical evaluation. Laryngoscope. 2015 Apr; 125(4):909-12. PMID: 25475923.
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    15. Goldberg LS, Altman KW. The role of gastrostomy tube placement in advanced dementia with dysphagia: a critical review. Clin Interv Aging. 2014; 9:1733-9. PMID: 25342891; PMCID: PMC4205113.
    16. Haydour Q, Alahdab F, Farah M, Barrionuevo P, Vertigan AE, Newcombe PA, Pringsheim T, Chang AB, Rubin BK, McGarvey L, Weir KA, Altman KW, Feinstein A, Murad MH, Irwin RS. Management and diagnosis of psychogenic cough, habit cough, and tic cough: a systematic review. Chest. 2014 Aug; 146(2):355-72. PMID: 24833061.
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    17. Altman KW. Improving health outcomes and value with care pathways: the otolaryngologist's role. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Oct; 151(4):527-9. PMID: 24969271.
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    18. Roden DF, Altman KW. Causes of dysphagia among different age groups: a systematic review of the literature. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2013 Dec; 46(6):965-87. PMID: 24262954.
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    19. Altman KW, Richards A, Goldberg L, Frucht S, McCabe DJ. Dysphagia in stroke, neurodegenerative disease, and advanced dementia. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2013 Dec; 46(6):1137-49. PMID: 24262965.
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    20. Altman KW. Understanding dysphagia: a rapidly emerging problem. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2013 Dec; 46(6):xiii-xvi. PMID: 24262966.
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    21. Altman KW, Merati AL. Timing of tracheostomy. JAMA. 2013 Sep 25; 310(12):1286. PMID: 24065017.
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    22. Jiang N, Kern RC, Altman KW. Histopathological evaluation of chronic rhinosinusitis: a critical review. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2013 Sep-Oct; 27(5):396-402. PMID: 24119603.
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    23. Altman KW. Oropharyngeal dysphagia pathophysiology, complications and science-based interventions. Nestle Nutr Inst Workshop Ser. 2012; 72:119-26. PMID: 23052007.
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    24. Cichero JA, Altman KW. Definition, prevalence and burden of oropharyngeal dysphagia: a serious problem among older adults worldwide and the impact on prognosis and hospital resources. Nestle Nutr Inst Workshop Ser. 2012; 72:1-11. PMID: 23051995.
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    25. McCabe D, Altman KW. Laryngeal hypersensitivity in the World Trade Center-exposed population: the role for respiratory retraining. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012 Sep 1; 186(5):402-3. PMID: 22942344.
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    26. Burton MJ, Altman KW, Rosenfeld RM. Extracts from The Cochrane Library: Topical anaesthetic or vasoconstrictor preparations for flexible fibre-optic nasal pharyngoscopy and laryngoscopy. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 May; 146(5):694-7. PMID: 22492360.
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    27. Tong CC, Kleinberger AJ, Paolino J, Altman KW. Tracheotomy timing and outcomes in the critically ill. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Jul; 147(1):44-51. PMID: 22412177.
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    28. Altman KW, Kinoshita Y, Tan M, Burstein D, Radosevich JA. Western blot confirmation of the H+/K+-ATPase proton pump in the human larynx and submandibular gland. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Nov; 145(5):783-8. PMID: 21753033.
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    29. Altman KW. Dysphagia evaluation and care in the hospital setting: the need for protocolization. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Dec; 145(6):895-8. PMID: 21750340.
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    30. Altman KW, Prufer N, Vaezi MF. The challenge of protocols for reflux disease: a review and development of a critical pathway. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Jul; 145(1):7-14. PMID: 21493264.
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    31. Altman KW, Prufer N, Vaezi MF. A review of clinical practice guidelines for reflux disease: toward creating a clinical protocol for the otolaryngologist. Laryngoscope. 2011 Apr; 121(4):717-23. PMID: 21298646.
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    32. Altman KW, Irwin RS. Cough: a new frontier in otolaryngology. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Mar; 144(3):348-52. PMID: 21493194.
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    33. Prufer N, Woo P, Altman KW. Pulse dye and other laser treatments for vocal scar. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Dec; 18(6):492-7. PMID: 20842035.
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    34. Altman KW, Yu GP, Schaefer SD. Consequence of dysphagia in the hospitalized patient: impact on prognosis and hospital resources. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Aug; 136(8):784-9. PMID: 20713754.
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    35. Paradise WA, Vesper BJ, Goel A, Waltonen JD, Altman KW, Haines GK, Radosevich JA. Nitric oxide: perspectives and emerging studies of a well known cytotoxin. Int J Mol Sci. 2010; 11(7):2715-45. PMID: 20717533; PMCID: PMC2920563.
    36. Altman KW, Desai SC, Moline J, de la Hoz RE, Herbert R, Gannon PJ, Doty RL. Odor identification ability and self-reported upper respiratory symptoms in workers at the post-9/11 World Trade Center site. Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2011 Feb; 84(2):131-7. PMID: 20589388.
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    37. Altman KW, Irwin RS. Cough specialists collaborate for an interdisciplinary problem. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2010 Feb; 43(1):xv-xix. PMID: 20172251.
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    38. Krouse JH, Altman KW. Rhinogenic laryngitis, cough, and the unified airway. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2010 Feb; 43(1):111-21, ix-x. PMID: 20172261.
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    39. Altman KW, Radosevich JA. Unexpected consequences of proton pump inhibitor use. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Nov; 141(5):564-6. PMID: 19861191.
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    40. Vesper BJ, Jawdi A, Altman KW, Haines GK, Tao L, Radosevich JA. The effect of proton pump inhibitors on the human microbiota. Curr Drug Metab. 2009 Jan; 10(1):84-9. PMID: 19149516.
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    41. Mortensen MM, Woo P, Ivey C, Thompson C, Carroll L, Altman K. The use of the pulse dye laser in the treatment of vocal fold scar: a preliminary study. Laryngoscope. 2008 Oct; 118(10):1884-8. PMID: 18641533.
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    42. Ivey CM, Woo P, Altman KW, Shapshay SM. Office pulsed dye laser treatment for benign laryngeal vascular polyps: a preliminary study. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2008 May; 117(5):353-8. PMID: 18564532.
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    43. Vesper BJ, Altman KW, Elseth KM, Haines GK, Pavlova SI, Tao L, Tarjan G, Radosevich JA. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD): is there more to the story? ChemMedChem. 2008 Apr; 3(4):552-9. PMID: 18076011.
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    44. Altman KW, Chhaya V, Hammer ND, Pavlova S, Vesper BJ, Tao L, Radosevich JA. Effect of proton pump inhibitor pantoprazole on growth and morphology of oral Lactobacillus strains. Laryngoscope. 2008 Apr; 118(4):599-604. PMID: 18176340.
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    45. Larson CR, Altman KW, Liu H, Hain TC. Interactions between auditory and somatosensory feedback for voice F0 control. Exp Brain Res. 2008 Jun; 187(4):613-21. PMID: 18340440; PMCID: PMC2763543.
    46. Getnick GS, Lin SJ, Raviv JR, Walsh WE, Altman KW. Lingual hematoma and heparin-induced thrombocytopenia: a case report. Ear Nose Throat J. 2008 Mar; 87(3):163-5. PMID: 18404915.
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    47. Altman KW. Vocal fold masses. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2007 Oct; 40(5):1091-108, viii. PMID: 17765697.
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    48. Altman KW, Schaefer SD, Yu GP, Hertegard S, Lundy DS, Blumin JH, Maronian NC, Heman-Ackah YD, Abitbol J, Casiano RR. The voice and laryngeal dysfunction in stroke: a report from the Neurolaryngology Subcommittee of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Jun; 136(6):873-81. PMID: 17547973.
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    49. Altman KW, Waltonen JD, Tarjan G, Radosevich JA, Haines GK. Human lung mucous glands manifest evidence of the H+/K+-ATPase proton pump. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2007 Mar; 116(3):229-34. PMID: 17419528.
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    50. Altman KW, Waltonen JD, Kern RC. Urgent surgical airway intervention: a 3 year county hospital experience. Laryngoscope. 2005 Dec; 115(12):2101-4. PMID: 16369150.
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    51. Merati AL, Heman-Ackah YD, Abaza M, Altman KW, Sulica L, Belamowicz S. Common movement disorders affecting the larynx: a report from the neurolaryngology committee of the AAO-HNS. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005 Nov; 133(5):654-65. PMID: 16274788.
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    52. Altman KW, Waltonen JD, Hammer ND, Radosevich JA, Haines GK. Proton pump (H+/K+-ATPase) expression in human laryngeal seromucinous glands. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005 Nov; 133(5):718-24. PMID: 16274799.
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    53. Lynn-Macrae A, Haines GK, Altman KW. Primary chordoma of the lateral nasal wall: case report and review. Ear Nose Throat J. 2005 Sep; 84(9):593-5. PMID: 16261760.
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    54. Keni SP, Altman KW. Imaging appearance of some forms of Shiseido brand. Am J Rhinol. 2005 Jul-Aug; 19(4):421-2. PMID: 16171180.
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    55. Altman KW, Stephens RM, Lyttle CS, Weiss KB. Changing impact of gastroesophageal reflux in medical and otolaryngology practice. Laryngoscope. 2005 Jul; 115(7):1145-53. PMID: 15995499.
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    56. Altman KW, Atkinson C, Lazarus C. Current and emerging concepts in muscle tension dysphonia: a 30-month review. J Voice. 2005 Jun; 19(2):261-7. PMID: 15907440.
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    57. Altman KW. Laryngeal asymmetry on indirect laryngoscopy in a symptomatic patient should be evaluated with electromyography. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005 Apr; 131(4):356-9; discussion 359-60. PMID: 15837908.
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    58. Keni SP, Wiley EL, Dutra JC, Mellott AL, Barr WG, Altman KW. Skull base Wegener's granulomatosis resulting in multiple cranial neuropathies. Am J Otolaryngol. 2005 Mar-Apr; 26(2):146-9. PMID: 15742272.
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    59. Altman KW, Haines GK, Hammer ND, Radosevich JA. The H+/K+-ATPase (proton) pump is expressed in human laryngeal submucosal glands. Laryngoscope. 2003 Nov; 113(11):1927-30. PMID: 14603049.
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    60. Altman KW, Haines GK, Vakkalanka SK, Keni SP, Kopp PA, Radosevich JA. Identification of thyroid hormone receptors in the human larynx. Laryngoscope. 2003 Nov; 113(11):1931-4. PMID: 14603050.
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    61. Vakkalanka SK, Altman KW. Esophageal inlet granuloma. Ear Nose Throat J. 2003 Jul; 82(7):489-90. PMID: 12955828.
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    62. Altman KW, Simpson CB, Amin MR, Abaza M, Balkissoon R, Casiano RR. Cough and paradoxical vocal fold motion. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2002 Dec; 127(6):501-11. PMID: 12501100.
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    63. Johnston R, Altman KW, Gartenhaus RB. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia manifesting in the paranasal sinuses. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2002 Dec; 127(6):582-4. PMID: 12501113.
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    64. Sidle DM, Haines GK, Altman KW. Bilateral vocal process papillomas: report of a case. Ear Nose Throat J. 2002 Nov; 81(11):790-1. PMID: 12472034.
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    65. Sidle DM, Altman KW. The contralateral injury in blunt laryngeal trauma. Laryngoscope. 2002 Sep; 112(9):1696-8. PMID: 12352689.
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    66. Amir R, Altman KW, Zaheer S. Neurilemmoma of the hard palate. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2002 Sep; 60(9):1069-71. PMID: 12215997.
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    67. Ahmadian JL, Heller SL, Nishida T, Altman KW. Myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1) presenting with laryngeal stridor and vocal fold paresis. Muscle Nerve. 2002 Apr; 25(4):616-8. PMID: 11932983.
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    68. Altman KW, Mirza N, Ruiz C, Sataloff RT. Paradoxical vocal fold motion: presentation and treatment options. J Voice. 2000 Mar; 14(1):99-103. PMID: 10764121.
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    69. Altman KW, Wetmore RF, Marsh RR. Congenital airway abnormalities in patients requiring hospitalization. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1999 May; 125(5):525-8. PMID: 10326809.
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    70. Altman KW, Woodring AJ, Pappano JE. Angioedema presenting in the retropharyngeal space in an adult. Am J Otolaryngol. 1999 Mar-Apr; 20(2):136-8. PMID: 10203164.
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    71. Altman KW, Cunningham JD, Ainsworth AM. Oncocytoma of the inferior turbinate. J Otolaryngol. 1998 Jun; 27(3):176-8. PMID: 9664251.
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    72. Altman KW, Wetmore RF, Mahboubi S. Comparison of endoscopy and radiographic fluoroscopy in the evaluation of pediatric congenital airway abnormalities. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 1998 Jun 1; 44(1):43-6. PMID: 9720679.
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    73. Altman KW, Marchant FE, Ochs RH. Parotid cavernous hemangioma in an adult. Ear Nose Throat J. 1998 Feb; 77(2):122-4. PMID: 9509726.
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    74. Altman KW, Perez-Jaffe LA, Bigelow DC, Loevner LA, Weinstein GS. Pathologic quiz case 1. Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the parotid gland. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1997 Dec; 123(12):1352, 1354-5. PMID: 9413368.
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    75. Altman KW, Wetmore RF, Marsh RR. Congenital airway abnormalities requiring tracheotomy: a profile of 56 patients and their diagnoses over a 9 year period. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 1997 Aug 20; 41(2):199-206. PMID: 9306176.
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    76. Altman KW, Austin MB, Tom LW, Knox GW. Complications of frontal sinusitis in adolescents: case presentations and treatment options. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 1997 Jul 18; 41(1):9-20. PMID: 9279631.
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    77. Altman KW, Mirza N, Philippe L. Metastatic follicular thyroid carcinoma to the paranasal sinuses: a case report and review. J Laryngol Otol. 1997 Jul; 111(7):647-51. PMID: 9282206.
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    78. Altman K, Blenkinsopp PT. Use of the bone biopsy trephine to obtain iliac crest cancellous bone. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1994 May; 52(5):522-3. PMID: 8169721.
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    79. Lin RY, Altman K, Winny AC, George G, Pearl M. Nuclear imaging and the assessment of human Fc receptor function: studies in systemic lupus erythematosus. J Autoimmun. 1989 Dec; 2(6):833-42. PMID: 2533504.
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