Active Research Studies

Below is a list of all active research projects underway in the department.

Studies by Dr. Anthony Bunnell

  • Ogledzki M, Nedrud S., Bunnell A. Tracheal Stenosis - A Retrospective Study to Evaluate Demographics, Etiology and Surgical Repair.
  • Ogledzki M, Sabooree S, Bunnell A. Approaches for Treatment of Cancers Involving Temporal Bone and Outcomes.
  • Quimby A, Nedrud S, Bunnell A. Incidence, Diagnosis and Outcomes of Isolated and Combined Tracheal and Esophageal Injuries.
  • Quimby A, Weyh A, Yekikian M, Rahmathulla G, Bunnell A. Reconstruction of Complex Calvarial Defects: A Case Series.
  • Collin J, Turner B, Yekikian M, Bunnell A. Complications Associated with Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery in the Obese Population - Challenges and Techniques.

Studies by Dr. Tirbod Fattahi

  • Kragor C, Ganry L, Busby E, Bunnell A, Fattahi T. Rhinoplasty in a Cartilage Depleted Nose: Outcomes on the Use of Cadaveric Rib Cartilage.
  • Busby E, Fattahi T. Cosmetic Surgery in Male Patients.

Studies by Dr. Rui Fernandes

  • Fattahi T, Bunnell A, Fernandes R. Head and Neck Tumor Databank.
  • Quimby A, Busby E, McCaskey K, Fernandes R. Average Intra-Operative Mean Arterial Pressure and its Effect on the Overall Survival of Microvascular Free Flaps in Head and Neck.
  • Quimby A, Fernandes R. Scalp Lesion Reconstruction According to the New Classification.
  • Ettinger K, Yekikian M, Fernandes R. Algorithmic Approach to Reconstructing Combined Complex Lip and Nose Defects.
  • Ettinger K, Bunnell A, Turner B, Collin J, Fernandes R. CTA Perforator Localization for Virtual Surgical Planning of Osteocutaneous Fibular Free Flaps in Head and Neck Reconstruction.
  • Yekikian M, Ganry L, Fernandes R. Thyroid Surgery Outcomes Analysis in an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department.
  • Quimby A, Abdelmalik M, Fernandes R. Cheek: Local Soft Tissue Flaps for Mid Facial Defect Reconstruction.
  • Weyh A., Pucci R., Quimby A, Abdelmalik M, Nocella R, Fernandes R. 30-Day Readmission Risk Factors for Head and Neck Microvascular Free Flap Patients: Consideration of Potentially Preventable Readmissions.
  • Weyh A, Yekikian M, Nocella R, Esmail K, Catanzaro J, Fernandes R. Is there Increased Incidence of Atrial Fibrillation After Head and Neck Surgery?

Studies by Dr. Salam Salman

  • Weyh A, Busby E, Dolan J, Salman S. Over Utilization of Computed Tomography for Head and Neck Infections.
  • Weyh A, Dolan J, Davis S, Estelle A, Fraker J, Salman S. Tracheostomy Decannulation and Downsizing: Protocol and Complications.
  • Weyh A, Busby E, Dolan J, Parsons M, Salman S. Multidisciplinary Computed Tomography Ordering Pathway for Odontogenic Infections.
  • Rockafellow A, Grover S, WuDunn D, Salman S. Ophthalmology Consult Protocol for Orbital Fractures Utilizing Evidence-Based Prospective Data.
  • McLaughlin M, Salman S. Role of Platelet-Rich Fibrin in Intraoral Soft Tissue Regeneration of Head and Neck Surgery Patients: A Prospective Clinical Trial.
  • McLaughlin M, Quimby A, Fleissig Y, Bunnell A, Fernandes R, Salman S. Role of Platelet-Rich Fibrin in the Healing of Regional and Free Flap Donor Sites for Head and Neck Surgery Patients: A Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial.

Studies by Dr. Barry Steinberg

  • Schlieder D, McLaughlin M, Steinberg B. Relationship Between the Frontonasal Junction and Cranial Base in Lefort II and III Osteotomies on Syndromic Versus Nonsyndromic Children.
  • Dolan J, Schlieder D, Estelle E, Barbee P, Steinberg B. Outcomes of Alveolar Cleft Bone Graft Density and Volume Using Anterior Iliac Crest Autograft versus rhBMP-2 and Allograft.
  • Dolan J, Baasch D, Steinberg B. Contrasting Management of Deep Space Neck Infections in Pediatrics: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.