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James Alexander Burns, M.D.


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  1. Barbu AM, Gniady JP, Vivero RJ, Friedman AD, Burns JA. Bedside Injection Medialization Laryngoplasty in Immediate Postoperative Patients. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Dec; 153(6):1007-12. PMID: 26307574.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  2. Van Stan JH, Mehta DD, Zeitels SM, Burns JA, Barbu AM, Hillman RE. Average Ambulatory Measures of Sound Pressure Level, Fundamental Frequency, and Vocal Dose Do Not Differ Between Adult Females With Phonotraumatic Lesions and Matched Control Subjects. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2015 Nov; 124(11):864-74. PMID: 26024911; PMCID: PMC4605885.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  3. Parker NP, Barbu AM, Hillman RE, Zeitels SM, Burns JA. Revision Transcervical Medialization Laryngoplasty for Unilateral Vocal Fold Paralysis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Oct; 153(4):593-8. PMID: 25968059.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  4. Zeitels SM, Burns JA. Oncologic efficacy of angiolytic KTP laser treatment of early glottic cancer. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2014 Dec; 123(12):840-6. PMID: 24970297.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  5. Ainsworth TA, Kobler JB, Loan GJ, Burns JA. Simulation model for transcervical laryngeal injection providing real-time feedback. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2014 Dec; 123(12):881-6. PMID: 24963092.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  6. Best SR, Kobler JB, Friedman AD, Barbu AM, Zeitels SM, Burns JA. Effect of mandibular tori on glottic exposure during simulated suspension microlaryngoscopy. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2014 Mar; 123(3):188-94. PMID: 24633945.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  7. Barbu AM, Burns JA, Lopez-Guerra G, Landau-Zemer T, Friedman AD, Zeitels SM. Salvage endoscopic angiolytic KTP laser treatment of early glottic cancer after failed radiotherapy. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2013 Apr; 122(4):235-9. PMID: 23697320.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  8. Friedman AD, Hillman RE, Landau-Zemer T, Burns JA, Zeitels SM. Voice outcomes for photoangiolytic KTP laser treatment of early glottic cancer. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2013 Mar; 122(3):151-8. PMID: 23577566.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  9. Burns JA. Optical coherence tomography: imaging the larynx. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Dec; 20(6):477-81. PMID: 22913932.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  10. Friedman AD, Kobler JB, Landau-Zemer T, Barbu AM, Burns JA. High-force simulated intubation fails to dislocate cricoarytenoid joint in ex vivo human larynges. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2012 Nov; 121(11):746-53. PMID: 23193908.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  11. Best SR, Friedman AD, Landau-Zemer T, Barbu AM, Burns JA, Freeman MW, Halvorsen YD, Hillman RE, Zeitels SM. Safety and dosing of bevacizumab (avastin) for the treatment of recurrent respiratory papillomatosis. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2012 Sep; 121(9):587-93. PMID: 23012897.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  12. Heaton JT, Kobler JB, Ottensmeyer MP, Lopez-Guerra G, Karajanagi SS, Burns JA, Zeitels SM. Modification and testing of a pneumatic dispensing device for controlled delivery of injectable materials. Laryngoscope. 2012 Sep; 122(9):2023-8. PMID: 22865123.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  13. Koo HJ, Burns JA, Kobler JB, Heaton JT, Zeitels SM. Novel device for tissue cooling during endoscopic laryngeal laser surgery: thermal damage study in an ex vivo calf model. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2012 Jul; 121(7):485-9. PMID: 22844869.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  14. Zeitels SM, Wain JC, Barbu AM, Bryson PC, Burns JA. Aortic homograft reconstruction of partial laryngectomy defects: a new technique. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2012 May; 121(5):301-6. PMID: 22724275.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  15. Mehta DD, Zeitels SM, Burns JA, Friedman AD, Deliyski DD, Hillman RE. High-speed videoendoscopic analysis of relationships between cepstral-based acoustic measures and voice production mechanisms in patients undergoing phonomicrosurgery. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2012 May; 121(5):341-7. PMID: 22724281; PMCID: PMC3756805.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  16. Burns JA, Friedman AD, Lutch MJ, Zeitels SM. Subepithelial vocal fold infusion: a useful diagnostic and therapeutic technique. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2012 Apr; 121(4):224-30. PMID: 22606925.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  17. Zeitels SM, Barbu AM, Landau-Zemer T, Lopez-Guerra G, Burns JA, Friedman AD, Freeman MW, Halvorsen YD, Hillman RE. Local injection of bevacizumab (Avastin) and angiolytic KTP laser treatment of recurrent respiratory papillomatosis of the vocal folds: a prospective study. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2011 Oct; 120(10):627-34. PMID: 22097147.
    Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  18. Zeitels SM, Burns JA, Wain JC, Wright CD, Rosenberg AE. Function preservation surgery in patients with chondrosarcoma of the cricoid cartilage. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2011 Sep; 120(9):603-7. PMID: 22032074.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  19. Burns JA, Kim KH, deBoer JF, Anderson RR, Zeitels SM. Polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography imaging of benign and malignant laryngeal lesions: an in vivo study. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Jul; 145(1):91-9. PMID: 21493273.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  20. Burns JA, Lopez-Guerra G, Kobler JB, Faquin W, LeClair M, Zeitels SM. Pulsed potassium-titanyl-phosphate laser photoangiolytic treatment of mucosal squamous cell carcinoma in the hamster cheek pouch. Laryngoscope. 2011 May; 121(5):942-6. PMID: 21495047.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  21. Zeitels SM, de Alarcon A, Burns JA, Lopez-Guerra G, Hillman RE. Posterior glottic diastasis: mechanically deceptive and often overlooked. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2011 Feb; 120(2):71-80. PMID: 21391417.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Friedman AD, Burns JA, Heaton JT, Zeitels SM. Early versus late injection medialization for unilateral vocal cord paralysis. Laryngoscope. 2010 Oct; 120(10):2042-6. PMID: 20824787.
    Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. Burns JA, Lopez-Guerra G, Heaton JT, Kobler JB, Kraas J, Zeitels SM. Cooling the "oven": a temperature study of air and glottal tissue during laser surgery in an ex vivo calf larynx model. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2010 Oct; 119(10):684-9. PMID: 21049854.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Animals
  24. Stepp CE, Heaton JT, Jetté ME, Burns JA, Hillman RE. Neck surface electromyography as a measure of vocal hyperfunction before and after injection laryngoplasty. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2010 Sep; 119(9):594-601. PMID: 21033026; PMCID: PMC3392645.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  25. Kim KH, Burns JA, Bernstein JJ, Maguluri GN, Park BH, de Boer JF. In vivo 3D human vocal fold imaging with polarization sensitive optical coherence tomography and a MEMS scanning catheter. Opt Express. 2010 Jul 05; 18(14):14644-53. PMID: 20639950.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  26. Burns JA, Friedman AD, Lutch MJ, Hillman RE, Zeitels SM. Value and utility of 532 nanometre pulsed potassium-titanyl-phosphate laser in endoscopic laryngeal surgery. J Laryngol Otol. 2010 Apr; 124(4):407-11. PMID: 19941682.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  27. Burns JA, Kim KH, Kobler JB, deBoer JF, Lopez-Guerra G, Zeitels SM. Real-time tracking of vocal fold injections with optical coherence tomography. Laryngoscope. 2009 Nov; 119(11):2182-6. PMID: 19676103.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  28. Zeitels SM, Lopez-Guerra G, Burns JA, Lutch M, Friedman AM, Hillman RE. Microlaryngoscopic and office-based injection of bevacizumab (Avastin) to enhance 532-nm pulsed KTP laser treatment of glottal papillomatosis. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol Suppl. 2009 Sep; 201:1-13. PMID: 19845188.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  29. Burns JA, Har-El G, Shapshay S, Maune S, Zeitels SM. Endoscopic laser resection of laryngeal cancer: is it oncologically safe? Position statement from the American Broncho-Esophagological Association. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2009 Jun; 118(6):399-404. PMID: 19663370.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  30. Lahav Y, Burns JA, Feinberg S, Heaton JT, Zeitels SM. Initial anatomic geographic presentation of glottal dysplasia. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2009 May; 118(5):321-5. PMID: 19548379.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  31. Burns JA, Hillman RE, Stadelman-Cohen T, Zeitels SM. Phonomicrosurgical treatment of intracordal vocal-fold cysts in singers. Laryngoscope. 2009 Feb; 119(2):419-22. PMID: 19160407.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  32. Zeitels SM, Burns JA, Lopez-Guerra G, Anderson RR, Hillman RE. Photoangiolytic laser treatment of early glottic cancer: a new management strategy. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol Suppl. 2008 Jul; 199:3-24. PMID: 18710131.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  33. Burns JA, Kobler JB, Heaton JT, Anderson RR, Zeitels SM. Predicting clinical efficacy of photoangiolytic and cutting/ablating lasers using the chick chorioallantoic membrane model: implications for endoscopic voice surgery. Laryngoscope. 2008 Jun; 118(6):1109-24. PMID: 18354337.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  34. Broadhurst MS, Kobler JB, Burns JA, Anderson RR, Zeitels SM. Chick chorioallantoic membrane as a model for simulating human true vocal folds. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2007 Dec; 116(12):917-21. PMID: 18217511.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  35. Zeitels SM, Burns JA. Office-based laryngeal laser surgery with the 532-nm pulsed-potassium-titanyl-phosphate laser. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Dec; 15(6):394-400. PMID: 17986877.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  36. Burns JA, Kobler JB, Heaton JT, Lopez-Guerra G, Anderson RR, Zeitels SM. Thermal damage during thulium laser dissection of laryngeal soft tissue is reduced with air cooling: ex vivo calf model study. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2007 Nov; 116(11):853-7. PMID: 18074672.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  37. Akst LM, Broadhurst MS, Burns JA, Zeitels SM. Microflap laryngosplasty for treating an anterior-commissure web with papillomatosis. Laryngoscope. 2007 Aug; 117(8):1496-9. PMID: 17592395.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  38. Burns JA, Zeitels SM, Akst LM, Broadhurst MS, Hillman RE, Anderson R. 532 nm pulsed potassium-titanyl-phosphate laser treatment of laryngeal papillomatosis under general anesthesia. Laryngoscope. 2007 Aug; 117(8):1500-4. PMID: 17585283.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  39. Zeitels SM, Burns JA. Office-based laryngeal laser surgery with local anesthesia. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Jun; 15(3):141-7. PMID: 17483680.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  40. Zeitels SM, Anderson RR, Hillman RE, Burns JA. Experience with office-based pulsed-dye laser (PDL) treatment. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2007 Apr; 116(4):317-8. PMID: 17500080.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  41. Broadhurst MS, Akst LM, Burns JA, Kobler JB, Heaton JT, Anderson RR, Zeitels SM. Effects of 532 nm pulsed-KTP laser parameters on vessel ablation in the avian chorioallantoic membrane: implications for vocal fold mucosa. Laryngoscope. 2007 Feb; 117(2):220-5. PMID: 17204988.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  42. Zeitels SM, Burns JA, Akst LM, Hillman RE, Broadhurst MS, Anderson RR. Office-based and microlaryngeal applications of a fiber-based thulium laser. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2006 Dec; 115(12):891-6. PMID: 17214262.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  43. Kobler JB, Rosen DI, Burns JA, Akst LM, Broadhurst MS, Zeitels SM, Hillman RE. Comparison of a flexible laryngoscope with calibrated sizing function to intraoperative measurements. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2006 Oct; 115(10):733-40. PMID: 17076094.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  44. Zeitels SM, Akst LM, Burns JA, Hillman RE, Broadhurst MS, Anderson RR. Office-based 532-nm pulsed KTP laser treatment of glottal papillomatosis and dysplasia. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2006 Sep; 115(9):679-85. PMID: 17044539.
    Citations: 27     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic HealthCTClinical Trials
  45. Zeitels SM, Burns JA. Laser applications in laryngology: past, present, and future. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2006 Feb; 39(1):159-72. PMID: 16469661.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  46. Burns JA, Zeitels SM, Anderson RR, Kobler JB, Pierce MC, de Boer JF. Imaging the mucosa of the human vocal fold with optical coherence tomography. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2005 Sep; 114(9):671-6. PMID: 16240928.
    Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  47. Burns JA, Kobler JB, Zeitels SM. Microstereo-laryngoscopic lipoinjection: practical considerations. Laryngoscope. 2004 Oct; 114(10):1864-7. PMID: 15454787.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  48. Zeitels SM, Franco RA, Dailey SH, Burns JA, Hillman RE, Anderson RR. Office-based treatment of glottal dysplasia and papillomatosis with the 585-nm pulsed dye laser and local anesthesia. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2004 Apr; 113(4):265-76. PMID: 15112968.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  49. Zeitels SM, Burns JA, Dailey SH. Suspension laryngoscopy revisited. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2004 Jan; 113(1):16-22. PMID: 14763566.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  50. Zeitels SM, Dailey SH, Burns JA. Technique of en block laser endoscopic frontolateral laryngectomy for glottic cancer. Laryngoscope. 2004 Jan; 114(1):175-80. PMID: 14710017.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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