Edward C Kuan

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Assistant Clinical Professor, Otolaryngology
School of Medicine

Assistant Clinical Professor by Joint Appointment, Neurological Surgery
School of Medicine


B.A., UCLA, 2007, Business Economics
B.S., UCLA, 2007, Biology
M.B.A., UC Irvine Paul Merage School of Business, 2012
M.D., UC Irvine, 2012
Residency, UCLA, 2017, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Fellowship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2018, Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery

Phone: (714) 456-5753
Email: eckuan@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
200 S Manchester Ave
Ste 400
Mail Code: 5386
Orange, CA 92868
Research Interests
Chronic rhinosinusitis, skull base surgery, bioengineering applications in otolaryngology
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Academic Distinctions
Alpha Omega Alpha
Publications
JOURNAL ARTICLES – PEER REVIEWED IN PRINT
* Indicates equivalent authorship

J1. Djalilian HR, Rubinstein M, Wu EC, Naemi K, Zardouz S, Karimi K, Wong BJ. Optical Coherence Tomography of Cholesteatoma. Otology and Neurotology. 2010 Aug;31(6):932-5. PMID: 20684054.

J2. Husein OF, Sepehr A, Garg R, Sina-Khadiv M, Gattu S, Waltzman J, Wu EC, Shieh M, Heitmann GM, Galle SE. Anthropometric and Aesthetic Analysis of the Indian American Woman’s Face. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive, & Aesthetic Surgery. 2010 Nov;63(11):1825-31. PMID: 19962360.

J3. Zardouz S, German MA, Wu EC, Djalilian HR. Personality Types of Otolaryngology Resident Applicants as Described by the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2011 May;144(5):714-8. PMID: 21493345.

J4. Wu EC, Passy V, Armstrong WB. Preliminary Evaluation of Junior Medical Students' Exposure and Comfort with Performing the Basic Head and Neck Examination. Laryngoscope. 2011 Jul;121(7):1431-5. PMID: 21671238.

J5. Wu EC, Protsenko DE, Khan AZ, Dubin S, Karimi K, Wong BJ. Needle Electrode-based Electromechanical Reshaping of Rabbit Septal Cartilage: A Systematic Evaluation. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 2011 Aug;58(8):2378-83. PMID: 21606017.

J6. Mahboubi H*, Wu EC*, Jahanbakhshi R, Coale K, Rothholtz VS, Zardouz S, Djalilian HR. A Novel Method to Determine Standardized Anatomic Dimensions of the Osseous External Auditory Canal. Otology and Neurotology. 2012 Jul;33(5):715-20. PMID: 22664898.

J7. Wu EC, Rothholtz VS, Zardouz S, Lee AD, Djalilian HR. Facial Nerve Hemangioma: A Case Report. Ear Nose Throat Journal. 2013 Jun;92(6):262-263. PMID: 23780592.

J8. Wu EC, Zardouz S, Mahboubi H, Ashtiani AK, Shahriari S, Ziai K, Rothholtz VS, Djalilian HR. Knowledge and Education of Primary Care Physicians on Management of Children with Hearing Loss and Pediatric Cochlear Implantation. Otology & Neurotology. 2013 Jun;34(4):593-4. PMID: 23632786.

J9. Mahboubi H, Salibian AA, Wu EC, Patel MS, Djalilian HR, Armstrong WB. The Role and Utilization of Electronic Medical Records in Ambulatory Otolaryngology. Laryngoscope. 2013 Oct;123(10):2418-22. PMID: 23619936.

J10. DeConde AS, Thompson CF, Wu EC, Suh JD. Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Total Intravenous Anesthesia and Endoscopic Sinus Surgery. International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology. 2013 Oct;3(10):848-54. PMID: 23843351.

J11. Mahboubi H, Salibian AA, Wu EC, Patel MS, Djalilian HR, Armstrong WB. Contributing Factors to Adoption of Electronic Medical Records in Otolaryngology Offices. Laryngoscope. 2013 Nov;123(11):2658-63. PMID: 23712468.

J12. Wu EC, Sun V, Manuel CT, Jia WC, Protsenko DE, Wong BJ, Nelson JS. Ex vivo Evaluation of Laser Auricular Cartilage Reshaping with Carbon Dioxide Spray Cooling in a Rabbit Model. Lasers in Medical Science. 2013 Nov;28(6):1475-82. PMID: 23307439.

J13. Sanderson AR, Wu EC, Liaw LH, Garg R, Gangnes RA. The Effect of Topical Anesthetic Application on the Depth of Thermal Injury from the Plasma Skin Regeneration (PSR) Device. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. 2014 Feb;46(2): 127-31. PMID: 24375476.

J14. Wu EC, Chark D, Bhandarkar ND. Bilateral Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma: Report of a Case. International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology. 2014 Jul;4(7):603-6. PMID: 24664618.

J15. Kuan EC, Hamamoto AA, Manuel CT, Protsenko DE, Wong BJ. Systematic Analysis of pH-dependent Mechanisms of Electromechanical Reshaping of Rabbit Nasal Septal Cartilage. 2014 Oct;124(10):E405-10. PMID: 24687330.

J16. Kuan EC, Hamamoto AA, Sun V, Nguyen T, Manuel CT, Protsenko DE, Wong BJ, Nelson JS, Jia WC. In vivo Laser Cartilage Reshaping with Carbon Dioxide Spray Cooling in a Rabbit Ear Model: A Pilot Study. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. 2014 Dec;46(10):791-5. PMID: 25557008.

J17. Kuan EC, Badran KW, Passy V, Armstrong WB. Medical Students’ Long-Term Comfort Levels with Performing the Basic Head and Neck Examination in Practice: Follow-up During the Core Clerkship Year. Journal of Surgical Education. 2015 Jan-Feb;72(1):117-21. PMID: 25168714.

J18. Kuan EC, Palma Diaz MF, Chiu AG, Bergsneider M, Wang MB, Suh JD. Sinonasal and Skull Base Pleomorphic Adenoma: A Case Series and Literature Review. International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology. 2015 May;5(5):460-8. PMID: 25712714.

J19. Kuan EC*, Peng KA*, Kita AE, Bergsneider M, Wang MB. Acromegaly: Otolaryngic Manifestations and Sinonasal Outcomes Following Pituitary Surgery. American Journal of Otolaryngology. 2015 Jul-Aug;36(4):521-5. PMID: 25794787.

J20. Kuan EC, Peng KA, Bhuta S, Palma Diaz F, Zhang ZF, Abemayor E, St. John MA. Basaloid Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Maxilla: Case Report and Literature Review. American Journal of Otolaryngology. 2015 May-Jun;36(3):402-7. PMID: 25798549.

J21. Peng KA, Kuan EC, Unger L, Lorentz W, Wang MB, Long JL. A Swallowing Preservation Protocol Improves Function for Veterans Receiving Chemoradiation for Head and Neck Cancer. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2015 May;152(5):863-7. PMID: 25829388.

J22. Kuan EC, Tajudeen BA, Peng KA, Wang MB. Sinonasal Outcomes in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Laryngoscope. 2015 Nov;125(11):2617-20. PMID: 26108348.

J23. Kuan EC, Yoon AJ, Vijayan T, Humphries RM, Suh JD. Canine Staphylococcus Pseudintermedius Sinonasal Infection in Human Hosts. International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology. 2016 Jul;6(7):710-5. PMID: 26880481.

J24. Kuan EC, Arshi A, Mallen-St. Clair J, Tajudeen BA, Abemayor E, St. John MA. Importance of Tumor Stage in Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma Survival: A Population Based Analysis. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2016 Apr;154(4):667-73. PMID: 26908559.

J25. Suh JD, Kuan EC, Thompson CF, Scawn RL, Feinstein AJ, Barham HP, Kingdom TT, Ramakrishnan VR. Using Fixed Anatomical Landmarks to Avoid Medial Rectus Injury: a Radiographic Analysis. American Journal of Otolaryngology. 2016 Jul-Aug;37(4):334-8. PMID: 27040416.

J26. Salibian AA, Mahboubi H, Patel MS, Kuan EC, Malinoski DJ, Djalilian HR. The Role of Physician Extenders in Surgical Specialty Office Settings: An Analysis of the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. 2016 May;29(5):47-53. PMID: 27124230.

J27. Tajudeen BA, Adappa ND, Kuan EC, Schwartz JS, Suh JD, Wang MB, Palmer JN. Smell Preservation After Endoscopic Unilateral Resection of Esthesioneuroblastoma: a Multi-Institutional Experience. International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology. 2016 Oct;6(10):1047-1050. PMID: 27431053.

J28. Kuan EC, Tajudeen BA, Bhuta SM, Palma Diaz MF, Kedeshian PA, Suh JD. Incidental Finding of Lymphoma Following Septoplasty. Allergy & Rhinology. 2016 Jan;7(2):90-5. PMID: 27470206.

J29. Han AY, Kuan EC, Mallen-St. Clair J, Alonso JE, Arshi A, St. John MA. Epidemiology of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lip in the United States: A Population-Based Cohort Analysis. JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. 2016 Dec 1;142(12):1216-1223. PMID: 27832256.

J30. Han AY, Lentz JF, Kuan EC, Araya HH, Kamgar M. A Case of Reactive Cervical Lymphadenopathy with Fat Necrosis Impinging on Adjacent Vascular Structures. Case Reports in Otolaryngology. 2016;2016:6019501. PMID: 27840758.

J31. Kuan EC, Alonso JE, Tajudeen BA, Arshi A, Mallen-St. Clair J, St. John MA. Small Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck: a Comparative Study by Primary Site Based on Population Data. Laryngoscope. 2017 Aug;127(8):1785-1790. PMID: 27859290.

J32. Kuan EC, Peng KA, Thompson CF, Suh JD, Wang MB. Sinonasal Symptomatic Outcomes Following Laser Treatment of Epistaxis Related to Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasias. Lasers in Medical Science. 2017 Apr;32(3):527-531. PMID: 28116537.

J33. Kuan EC, Mallen-St. Clair J, Frederick JW, Tajudeen BA, Wang MB, Suh JD. Significance of Undissected Retromaxillary Air Cells as a Risk Factor for Revision Endoscopic Sinus Surgery. American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy. 2016 Nov-Dec;30(6):448-52. PMID: 28124658.

J34. Kuan EC, Alonso JE, Arshi A, St. John MA. Nasopharyngeal Adenocarcinoma: a Population-Based Analysis. American Journal of Otolaryngology. 2017 May-Jun;38(3):297-300. PMID: 28173955.

J35. Kuan EC, Yoo F, Kim W, Badran KW, Heineman TE, Sepahdari AR, Bergsneider M, Wang MB. Anatomic Variations in Pituitary Endocrinopathies: Implications for the Surgical Corridor. Journal of Neurological Surgery B Skull Base. 2017 Apr;78(2):105-111. PMID: 28321371.

J36. Kuan EC, Yoo F, Chyu J, Bergsneider M, Wang MB. Treatment Outcomes of Rathke's Cleft Cysts Managed with Marsupialization. Journal of Neurological Surgery B Skull Base. 2017 Apr;78(2):112-115. PMID: 28321372.

J37. Tajudeen BA, Kuan EC, Adappa ND, Han JK, Chandra RK, Palmer JN, Kennedy DW, Wang MB, Suh JD. Ectopic Pituitary Adenomas Presenting as Sphenoid or Clival Lesions: Case series and Management Recommendations. Journal of Neurological Surgery B Skull Base. 2017 Apr;78(2):120-124. PMID: 28321374.

J38. Yoo F, Kuan EC, Bergsneider M, Wang MB. Free Mucosal Graft Reconstruction of the Septum after Nasoseptal Flap Harvest: A Novel Technique Using a Posterior Septal Free Mucosal Graft. Journal of Neurological Surgery B Skull Base. 2017 Apr;78(2):201-206. PMID: 28321387.

J39. Han AY, Kuan EC, Alonso JE, Badran KW, St. John MA. Epidemiology of Nasopharyngeal Lymphoma in the United States: a Population-Based Analysis of 1,119 Cases. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2017 May;156(5):870-876. PMID: 28322119.

J40. Yao W, Kuan EC, Francis NC, St. John MA, Grundfest WS, Taylor ZD. Laser Generated Shockwaves Enhance Antibacterial Activity Against Biofilms in vitro. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. Jul;49(5):539-547. PMID: 28333393.

J41. Tajudeen BA, Brooks SG, Yan CH, Kuan EC, Schwartz JS, Suh JD, Palmer JN, Adappa ND. Quality of Life Improvement in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea after Endoscopic Sinus Surgery. Allergy & Rhinology. 2017 Mar 1;8(1):25-31. PMID: 28381324.

J42. Au JK, Alonso J, Kuan EC, Arshi A, St. John MA. Primary Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Thyroid: A Population-Based Analysis. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2017 Jul;157(1):25-29. PMID: 28397584.

J43. Badran KW, Cheng JC, Kuan EC, Wong BJ. Anatomy and Surgical Approaches to the Rabbit Nasal Septum. JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. 2017 Sep 1;19(5):386-391. PMID: 28472203.

J44. Patel PB, Kuan EC, Yoo F, Peng KA, Nelson SD, Abemayor E. Angiosarcoma of the Tongue: Case Report and Literature Review. American Journal of Otolaryngology. 2017 Jul-Aug;38(4):475-478. PMID: 28478092.

J45. Kuan EC, Frederick JW, Palma Diaz MF, Lim DW, Suh JD. Complete Response of Skull Base Inverted Papilloma to Chemotherapy: Case Report. Allergy & Rhinology. 2017 Jun 1;8(2):105-108. PMID: 28583236.

J46. Peng KA, Kuan EC, Hagan S, Wilkinson EP, Miller ME. Cochlear Nerve Aplasia and Hypoplasia: Predictors of Cochlear Implant Success. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2017 Sep;157(3):392-400. PMID: 28675079.

J47. Kuan EC, Tajudeen BA, Welch KC, Chandra RK, Glasgow BJ, Suh JD. Aggressive Necrotizing Pseudomonal Sinonasal Infections. International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology. 2017 Sep;7(9):910-915. PMID: 28707783.

J48. Kuan EC, Peng KA, Bergsneider M, Suh JD, Wang MB. Otolaryngic Manifestations of Cushing Disease. Ear Nose Throat Journal. 2017 Aug;96(8):E28-E30. PMID: 28846797.

J49. Alonso JE, Kuan EC, Arshi A, St. John MA. A Population-Based Analysis of Verrucous Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity. Laryngoscope. 2018 Feb;128(2):393-397. PMID: 28850720.

J50. Alonso JE, Han AY, Kuan EC, Suh JD, St. John MA. Epidemiology and Survival Outcomes of Sinonasal Verrucous Carcinoma in the United States. Laryngoscope. 2018 Mar;128(3):651-656. PMID: 28865078.

J51. Heineman TE, Widman A, Kuan EC, St. John MA. The Genetic Landscape of Programmed Death Ligand-1 (PD-L1) Alterations in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Laryngoscope Investigative Otolaryngology. 2017 May 17;2(3):99-103. PMID: 28894827.

J52. Carey RM, Godovchik J, Workman AD, Kuan EC, Parasher AK, Chen J, Palmer JN, Adappa ND, Newman JG, Brant JA. Patient, Disease, and Treatment Factors Associated with Overall Survival in Esthesioneuroblastoma. International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology. 2017 Dec;7(12):1186-1194. PMID: 29045018.

J53. Workman AD, Carey RM, Parasher AK, Kuan EC, Godovchik J, Glicksman JT, Kennedy DW, Palmer JN, Adappa ND. The Fate of the Bone Graft in Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea Endoscopic Repair for Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension: A Retrospective Case Series Analysis. Rhinology. 2017 Dec 1;55(4):376-381. PMID: 29055142.

J54. Yoo F, Ference EH, Kuan EC, Lee JT, Wang MB, Suh JD. Evaluation of Patient Nasal Saline Irrigation Practices Following Endoscopic Sinus Surgery. International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology. 2018 Jan;8(1):32-40. PMID: 29083529.

J55. Ganti A, Plitt MA, Kuan EC, Kuhar HN, Batra PS, Tajudeen BA. Risk of Second Primary Malignancy in Patients with Sinonasal Tumors: A Population-Based Cohort Study. International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology. 2018 Jun;8(6):756-762. PMID: 29381260.

J56. Alonso JE, Han AY, Kuan EC, Strohl M, Mallen-St. Clair J, St. John MA, Ryan WR, Heaton CM. The Survival Impact of Surgical Therapy in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Hard Palate. Laryngoscope. 2018 Sep;128(9):2050-2055. PMID: 29399797.

J57. Yoo F, Kuan EC, Heaney AP, Bergsneider M, Wang MB. Corticotrophic Pituitary Carcinoma with Cervical Metastases: Case Review and Literature Review. Pituitary. 2018 Jun;21(3):290-301. PMID: 29404894.

J58. Saggi S, Badran KW, Han AY, Kuan EC, St. John MA. Clinicopathologic Characteristics and Survival Outcomes in Floor of Mouth Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Population-Based Study. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2018 Jul;159(1):51-58. PMID: 29436280.

J59. Kuan EC*, Peng KA*, Gonzalez LO, Sercarz JA. Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Nasal Cavity in Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (Wegener’s): Case Report and Literature Review. Ear Nose Throat Journal. 2018 Jan-Feb;97(1-2):E37-E41. PMID: 29493730.

J60. Chan CK, Han AY, Alonso JE, Kuan EC, Xu MJ, Mallen-St. Clair J, St. John MA, Heaton CM, Ryan WR. Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Soft Palate in the United States: A Population-Based Study. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2018 Oct;159(4):662-668. PMID: 29734872.

J61. Patel NN, Kohanski MA, Maina IW, Triantafillou V, Workman AD, Tong CC, Kuan EC, Adappa ND, Palmer JN, Herbert DR, Cohen NA. Solitary Chemosensory Cells Producing IL-25 and Group-2 Innate Lymphoid Cells are Enriched in Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyps. International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology. 2018 Aug;8(8):900-906. PMID: 29742315.

J62. Rizvi ZH, Alonso JE, Kuan EC, St. John MA. Treatment Outcomes of Patients with Primary Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Retromolar Trigone. Laryngoscope. 2018 Dec;128(12):2740-2744. PMID: 29756295.

J63. Kuan EC, Yoo F, Chyu J, Oh A, Huang W, Bergsneider M, Wang MB. Quality of Life Before and After Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery as Measured by the SF-36. Journal of Neurological Surgery B Skull Base. 2018 Jun;79:314–318. PMID: 29765831.

J64. Kuan EC, Yoo F, Patel PB, Su BM, Bergsneider M, Wang MB. An Algorithm for Sellar Reconstruction Following the Endoscopic Endonasal Approach: A Review of 300 Consecutive Cases. Journal of Neurological Surgery B Skull Base. 2018 Apr;79(2):177-183. PMID: 29868324.

J65. Shah RR, Thomas WW, Kuan EC, Kennedy DW. The Lamina Push Test: An Alternative to the Globe Push Test for Identifying the Medial Orbit During Endoscopic Sinus Surgery. International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology. 2018 Sep;8(9):1073-1075. PMID: 29979842.

J66. Yoo F, Chan C, Kuan EC, Bergsneider M, Wang MB. Comparison of Male and Female Prolactinoma Patients Requiring Surgical Intervention. Journal of Neurological Surgery B Skull Base. 2018 Aug;79(4):394-400. PMID: 30009121.

J67. Haidar YM, Kuan EC, Verma SP, Goddard JA, Armstrong WB, Tjoa T. Free Flap versus Pedicled Flap Reconstruction of Laryngopharyngeal Defects: A 10 Year NSQIP Analysis. Laryngoscope. 2019 Jan;129(1):105-112. PMID: 30151829.

J68. Yao W*, Kuan EC*, Chung YH, Francis NC, St. John MA, Taylor ZD, Grundfest WS. In-Depth Analysis of Antibacterial Mechanisms of Laser Generated Shockwave Treatment. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. 2019 Apr;51(4):339-344. PMID: 30152534.

J69. Kuan EC, Nasser HB, Carey RM, Workman AD, Alonso JE, Wang MB, St. John MA, Palmer JN, Adappa ND, Tajudeen BA. A Population-Based Analysis of Nodal Metastases in Esthesioneuroblastomas of the Sinonasal Tract. Laryngoscope. 2019 May;129(5):1025-1029. PMID: 30194694.

J70. Mukdad L, Alonso JE, Han AY, Kuan EC, St. John MA. Distribution of Metastatic Regional Lymph Nodes in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oral Commissure and Its Implications for the Treatment of the Neck. British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2018 Nov;56(9):898-900. PMID: 30293803.

J71. Kuan EC, Badran KW, Yoo F, Bhandarkar ND, Haidar YM, Tjoa T, Armstrong WB, Wang MB, Palmer JN, Adappa ND, St. John MA. Predictors of Short-Term Morbidity and Mortality in Open Anterior Skull Base Surgery. Laryngoscope. 2019 Jun;129(6):1407-1412. PMID: 30325512.

J72. McCann AC, Berger C, Mahmoud AF, Kuan EC, Malhotra NR, O’Malley Jr BW. Novel Approach using TransOral Robotic Surgery for Resection of Cervical Spine Chordoma. Laryngoscope. 2019 Jun;129(6):1395-1399. PMID: 30456816.

J73. Kuan EC, Kaufman AC, Lerner D, Kohanski MA, Tong CC, Tajudeen BA, Parasher AK, Lee JY, Storm PB, Palmer JN, Adappa ND. Lack of Sphenoid Pneumatization Does Not Affect Endoscopic Endonasal Pediatric Skull Base Surgery Outcomes. Laryngoscope. 2019 Apr;129(4):832-836. PMID: 30520033.

J74. Haidar YM, Walia S, Tjoa T, Kuan EC, Goddard JA. Current Practice Trends in Microvascular Free Flap Reconstruction by Fellowship-Trained Otolaryngologists. Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery. 2018 Dec;46(12):2120-2126. PMID: 30528988.

J75. Mukdad L, Heineman TE, Alonso J, Badran KW, Kuan EC, St. John MA. Oral Tongue Squamous Cell Carcinoma Survival as Stratified by Age and Sex: A SEER Analysis. Laryngoscope. 2019 Sep;129(9):2076-2081. PMID: 30575045.

J76. Triantafillou V, Workman AD, Patel NN, Maina IW, Tong CC, Kuan EC, Kennedy DW, Palmer JN, Adappa ND, Waizel-Haiat S, Cohen NA. Broncho-Vaxom (OM-85 BV) Soluble Components Stimulate Sinonasal Innate Immunity. International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology. 2019 Apr;9(4):370-377. PMID: 30615298.

J77. Moshtaghi O*, Kuan EC*, Mahboubi H, Khoshab N, Zardouz S, Yau AY, Rothholtz VS, Lin HW, Djalilian HR. Factors Influencing Access to Cochlear Implantation of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children in Southern California. Otology and Neurotology 2019 Feb;40(2):e69-e74. PMID: 30624397.

J78. Trope MA, Triantafillou V, Patel NN, Maina IW, Kohanski MA, Kuan EC, Tong CC, Carey RM, Workman AD, Palmer JN, Adappa ND, Newman JG, Brant JA. Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of the Sinonasal Tract: A Review of the National Cancer Database. International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology. 2019 Apr;9(4):427-434. PMID: 30645040.

J79. Han AY, Kuan EC, Mallen-St. Clair J, Badran KW, Palma Diaz MF, Blackwell KE, St John MA. Total Glossectomy with Free Flap Reconstruction: Twenty-Year Experience at a Tertiary Medical Center. Laryngoscope. 2019 May;129(5):1087-1092. PMID: 30667056.

J80. Workman AD, Brody RM, Kuan EC, Brooks SG, Alonso-Basanta M, Newman JG, Rassekh CH, Chalian AA, Chiu AG, Weinstein GS, Adappa ND, O’Malley BW Jr, Palmer JN. Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma: a 15-Year Single Institution Experience. Journal of Neurological Surgery B Skull Base. 2019 Feb;80(1):88-95. PMID: 30733906.

J81. Workman AD, Velasquez N, Khan NI, Borchard NA, Kuan EC, Palmer JN, Wang EW, Patel ZM, Adappa ND. Rates of Symptomatology are Lower in Recurrent Sinonasal Malignancy than in other Recurrent Cancers of the Head and Neck: A Multi-Institutional Study. International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology. 2019 Jun;9(6):688-694. PMID: 30768764.

J82. Kuan EC, Rereddy SK, Patel NN, Maina IW, Triantafillou V, Kohanski MA, Tong CC, Nabavizadeh SA, Lee JY, Grady MS, O’Malley BW Jr., Palmer JN, Adappa ND. Asymptomatic Radiographic Sinonasal Inflammation Does Not Affect Pituitary Surgery Outcomes. Laryngoscope. 2019 Jul;129(7):1545-1548. PMID: 30835847.

J83. Anderson JL, Vu K, Haidar YM, Kuan EC, Tjoa T. Risk and Complications of Thyroglossal Duct Cyst Removal. Laryngoscope. 2020 Feb;130(2):381-384. PMID: 30865298.

J84. Patel NN, Triantafillou V, Maina IW, Workman AD, Tong CC, Kuan EC, Bosso JV, Adappa ND, Palmer JN, Herbert DR, Kohanski MA, Cohen NA. Fungal Extracts Stimulate Solitary Chemosensory Cells to Expand and Increase IL-25 Production in Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis. International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology. 2019 Jul;9(7):730-737. PMID: 30892837.

J85. Ference EH, Danielian A, Yoo F, Kuan EC, Suh JD. Zoonotic Staphylococcus pseudintermedius Sinonasal Infections: Risk Factors and Resistance Patterns. International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology. 2019 Jul;9(7):724-729. PMID: 30907985.

J86. Sahyouni R, Goshtasbi K, Choi E, Mahboubi M, Le R, Khahera AS, Hanna GK, Hatefi D, Hsu FPK, Bhandarkar ND, Kuan EC, Cadena G. Vision Outcomes in Early versus Late Surgical Intervention of Pituitary Apoplexy: A Meta-Analysis. World Neurosurgery. 2019 Jul;127:52-57. PMID: 30922898.

J87. Chang MH, Kuo YJ, Ho CY, Kuan EC, Lan MY. Metastatic Tumors to the Sinonasal Cavity: A 15-Year Review of 17 Cases. Journal of Clinical Medicine. 2019 Apr 19;8(4). PMID: 31010194.

J88. Ganti A, Raman A, Shay A, Kuhar HN, Auger SR, Patel T, Kuan EC, Diaz AZ, Batra PS, Tajudeen BA. Treatment Modalities in Sinonasal Mucosal Melanoma: A National Cancer Database Analysis. Laryngoscope. 2020 Feb;130(2):275-282. PMID: 31021415.

J89. Kuan EC*, Trent MS*, Luu NN, Kohanski MA, Tong CC, O’Malley BW Jr., Adappa ND, Palmer JN. Preventing Restenosis of Marsupialized Rathke Cleft Cysts Using a Nasoseptal Flap Lining. Laryngoscope. 2019 Oct;129(10):2258-2261. PMID: 31038765.

J90. Zhang QH, Wang ZX, Guo HC, Yan B, Wang ZL, Zhao HL, Sahyouni R, Kuan EC. Direct Transcavernous Sinus Approach for Endoscopic Endonasal Resection of Intracavernous Sinus Tumors. World Neurosurgery. 2019 Aug;128:e478-e487. PMID: 31048053.

J91. Shay A, Ganti A, Raman A, Kuhar HN, Auger SR, Eggerstedt M, Patel T, Kuan EC, Batra PS, Tajudeen BA. Survival in Low-Grade and High-Grade Sinonasal Adenocarcinoma: A National Cancer Database Analysis. Laryngoscope. 2020 Jan;130(1):E1-E10. PMID: 31081940.

J92. Tong CC, Patel NN, Maina IW, Triantafillou V, Yan CH, Kuan EC, Kohanski MA, Papagiannopoulos P, Workman AD, Cohen NA, Kennedy DW, Adappa ND, Palmer JN. Inverted Papilloma with Multifocal Attachment is Associated with Increased Recurrence. International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology. 2019 Aug;9(8):865-869. PMID: 31125506.

J93. Jain S, Li Y, Kuan EC, Tajudeen BA, Batra PS. Prognostic Factors in Paranasal Sinus Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Adenocarcinoma: A SEER Database Analysis. Journal of Neurological Surgery B Skull Base. 2019 Jun;80(3):258-263. PMID: 31143568.

REVIEW ARTICLES
R1. Wu EC, Wong BJ. Lasers and Optical Technologies in Facial Plastic Surgery. Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery. 2008 Nov-Dec;10(6):381-90. PMID: 19018058.

R2. Kuan EC, Suh JD, Wang MB. Empty Nose Syndrome. Current Allergy and Asthma Reports. 2015 Jan;15(1):493. PMID: 25430954.

R3. Kuan EC, Badran KW, St. John MA. What is the Role of Human Papillomavirus Testing in Head and Neck Cancer? Laryngoscope (Triological Best Practice). 2015 Dec;125(12):2633-4. PMID: 25779218.

R4. Kuan EC, Mallen-St. Clair J, St. John MA. How Does Depth of Invasion Influence the Decision for Elective Neck Dissection in the Clinically Negative Neck for Oral Cavity Cancer? Laryngoscope (Triological Best Practice). 2016 Mar;126(3):547-8. PMID: 26666561.

R5. Kuan EC, Mallen-St. Clair J, St. John MA. Diagnosis of Parotid Lesions. Otolaryngology Clinics of North America. 2016 Apr;49(2):313-25. PMID: 26902978.

R6. Kuan EC, Suh JD. Systemic and Odontogenic Etiologies in Chronic Rhinosinusitis. Otolaryngology Clinics of North America. 2017 Feb;50(1):95-111. PMID: 27888918.

R7. Heineman TE, Kuan EC, St. John MA. When Should Surveillance Imaging be Performed Following Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer? Laryngoscope (Triological Best Practice). 2017 Mar;127(3):533-534. PMID: 28185273.

R8. Ghazizadeh S, Kuan EC, Mallen-St. Clair J, Abemayor E, Luu Q, Nabili V, St. John MA. It Takes Two: One Resects, One Reconstructs. Otolaryngology Clinics of North America. 2017 Aug;50(4):747-753. PMID: 28755704.

R9. Su BM, Kuan EC, St. John MA. What is the Role of Imaging in the Evaluation of the Patient Presenting with Unilateral Facial Paralysis? Laryngoscope (Triological Best Practice). 2018 Feb;128(2):297-298. PMID: 28833220.

R10. Badran KW, Heineman TE, Kuan EC, St. John MA. Is Multidisciplinary Team Care for Head and Neck Cancer Worth It? Laryngoscope (Triological Best Practice). 2018 Jun;128(6):1257-1258. PMID: 29105775.

R11. Parasher AK, Kuan EC, St. John MA, Tajudeen BA, Adappa ND. What is the Appropriate Timing for Endoscopic and Radiographic Surveillance Following Treatment for Sinonasal Malignancies? Laryngoscope (Triological Best Practice). 2018 Jul;128(7):1511-1512. PMID: 29219192.

R12. Su BM, Moayer R, Kuan EC, St. John MA. When Should a Level IIB Neck Dissection Be Performed in Treatment of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma? Laryngoscope (Triological Best Practice). 2018 Aug;128(8):1739-1740. PMID: 29238997.

R13. Ghazizadeh S, Badran KW, Kuan EC, St. John MA. Does Perioperative Corticosteroid Use Affect Facial Nerve Outcomes in Elective Parotid Surgery? Laryngoscope (Triological Best Practice). 2018 Nov;128(11):2433-2434. PMID: 29737527.

R14. Kuan EC, Tajudeen BA, Bhandarkar NB, St. John MA, Palmer JN, Adappa ND. Is Topical Epinephrine Safe for Hemostasis in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery? Laryngoscope (Triological Best Practice). 2019 Jan;129(1):1-3. PMID: 29756219.

R15. Kuan EC, Palmer JN, Adappa ND. The Rhinologist’s Role in the Management of Rathke’s Cleft Cysts. Current Opinion in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2019 Feb;27(1):67-71. PMID: 30507691.

R16. Kuan EC, Storm PB, Palmer JN, Adappa ND. Endonasal Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery in Children. Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2019 Mar:30(1):37-43.

R17. Kuan EC, Carey RM, Palmer JN, Adappa ND. Special Considerations for Nasoseptal Flap Use in Children. Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2019 Mar:30(1):78-84.

R18. Kuan EC*, Kovacs AJ*, Workman AD, Bosso JV, Adappa ND. Efficacy of Fluticasone Exhalation Delivery System (EDS-FLU) in the Management of Chronic Rhinosinusitis: What is the Evidence? International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology. 2019 May;9(S1):S16-S21. PMID: 31087635.

R19. Berger MH, Tajudeen BA, St. John MA, Tjoa T, Kuan EC. Should a Neck Dissection Be Performed for Sinonasal Squamous Cell Carcinoma? Laryngoscope (Triological Best Practice). 2019 Nov;129(11):2445-2446. PMID: 31418862.

R20. Kovacs AJ, Goshtasbi K, Kuan EC. What is the Evidence for the Fluticasone Exhalation Delivery System in Chronic Rhinosinusitis? Current Opinion in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2020 Feb;28(1):14-17. PMID: 31789927.

R21. Papagiannopoulos P, Kuan EC, Tajudeen BA. Chronic Rhinosinusitis and Sleep Quality. Current Opinion in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2020 Feb;28(1):11-13. PMID: 31789930.

BOOK CHAPTERS
B1. Wu EC, Rothholtz VS, Djalilian HR. History and Examination of the Nose. In: 10 Minute ENT Consult. Djalilian HR (ed), Plural Publishing Inc. 2009, San Diego, CA. 179-187. ISBN: 978-1597562553.

B2. Wu EC, Rothholtz VS, Djalilian HR. History and Examination of the Mouth, Throat, and Neck. In: 10 Minute ENT Consult. Djalilian HR (ed), Plural Publishing Inc. 2009, San Diego, CA. 277-293. ISBN: 978-1597562553.

B3. Vahabzadeh-Hagh AM, Kuan EC, Nabili V. Aural Fullness, Hearing Loss, and Tinnitus. In: Surgery: A Case Based Clinical Review. De Virgilio CM (ed), Springer USA 2015, New York, NY. 143-150. ISBN: 978-1493917259.

B4. Boyd JW, Nelson JS, Kuan EC. Vascular Lesion Treated with Laser Therapy. In: Master Techniques in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery: Facial Plastic Surgery. Larrabee WF, Ridgway JM, Patel SA (eds), Wolters Kluwer 2017, Philadelphia, PA. 374-84. ISBN: 978-1451173703.

B5. Cherry JD, Kuan EC, Shapiro NL. Rhinosinusitis. In: Feigin and Cherry’s Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 8th Ed. Cherry JD, Harrison GJ, Kaplan SL, Steinbach WJ, Hotez PJ (eds), Elsevier 2018, Philadelphia, PA. 137-43. ISBN: 978-0323376921.

B6. Kuan EC, Lee JT. Complications of Rhinosinusitis. In: Rhinology & Allergy: Clinical Reference Guide. Chan Y, Senior BA (eds), Plural Publishing Inc. 2018, San Diego, CA. 243-52. ISBN: 978-1597569651.

B7. Kuan EC, Chandra RK, O’Malley BW Jr, Adappa ND. Pterygopalatine/Pterygomaxillary Space Approaches, Maxillary Artery Ligation, and Approach for Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma. In: Atlas of Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery, 2nd Ed. Chiu AG, Palmer JN, Adappa ND (eds), Elsevier 2018, Philadelphia, PA. 195-210. ISBN: 978-0323476645.

B8. Vahabzadeh-Hagh AM, Kuan EC, Nabili V. Aural Fullness, Hearing Loss, and Tinnitus. In: Surgery: A Case Based Clinical Review, 2nd Ed. De Virgilio CM (ed), Springer USA 2020, New York, NY. 191-198. ISBN: 978-3030053864.
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03/15/2020