List of Publications

1. Webster RC, Fuleihan NS, Hamdan US, Gaunt JM, Wooldrige DW, Smith RC:  The Considered and Considerate Facelift, Part I:  conservative Undermining:  Role of Limited Redraping and Choice of Direction of Pull.  Amer.J. Cos Surg. 2:1-5, 1985.


2. Webster RC, Hamdan US, Fuleihan NS, Gaunt JM, Wooldrige DW, Smith RC:  The considered and Considerate Facelift, Part 2: SMAS Plication vs. Imbrication, Theory of SMAS Anatomy and Dynamics and Conservation of Platysma.  Amer. J. Cos. Surg. 3:1-5, 1985.


3.                  McCarthy J, Fuleihan NS.  Repair of Lateral Facial Clefts., Plastic Surgery of the Head and Neck.  Stark, Richard Boies, pp 747-752.  Churchill Ligingston, Inc., 1985.

4.                  Webster RC, Hamdan US, Fuleihan NS, Smith RC:  Photographic Analysis in Primary and Secondary Septorhinoplasty.  In Myers, E.N. (ed.)  New Dimensions in Otolaryngology.

5.                  Webster RC, Hamdan US, Fuleihan NS, Gaunt, JM, Smith RC:  Rhinoplastic revisions with injectable silicone. Arch. Otolarng. Head and Neck Sug. 112-269-296, 1986.


6.                  Webster RC, Gaunt JM, Hamdan US, Fuleihan NS, Smith RC:  Injectable silicone in Facial Augmentation.  Arch. Otolaryng. Head and Neck Surg. 112: 290-296, 1986.


7.                  Webster RC, Kazda G, Fuleihan NS, Hamdan US, Smith RC:  Cigarette Smoking in Face Lift surgery:  Conservative vs.  Wide Undermining. Plast. Reconstruc. Surg. 77: 596-602, 1986.


8.                  Webster RC, Gaunt JM, Fuleihan NS, Hamdan US, Smith RC:  The Supraorbital and Supratrochlear Notches and Foraminas:  Anatomical Variations and Surgical Relevance. Laryngoscope 96: 311-215, 1986.


9.                  Webster RC, Gaunt JM, Hamdan US, Fuleihan NS, Smith RC:  Injectable Silicone in Facial Augmentation Abstract JAMA 255-346, 1986.


10.              Webster RC, Hamdan US, Fuleihan NS, Gaunt JM, Smith RC:  Rhinoplastic Revisions with Injectable Silicone.  Abstract, JAMA 255: 346, 1986.


11.              Webster RC, Fuleihan NS, Hamdan US, Gaunt, JM, Smith RC:  Injectable Silicone:  History and Current Status.  Am. J. Cosm. Surg. 3:31-39, 1986.


12.              Webster RC, Fuleihan NS, Hamdan US, Gaunt JM, Smith RC:  Injectable Silicone:  Report of 17, 000 Treatments since 1962.  Am. J. Cosm. Surg. 3:41-48, 1986.


13.              Webster RC, Hamdan US, Gaunt JM, Fuleihan NS, Smith RC:  Rhinoplastic Revisions with Injectable Silicone Abstract. O.R.L. Digest. 7: 13-14, 1986.


14.              Fuleihan NS, Natout MA, Webster RC, Hariri NM, Samara MA, Smith RC.  Successful Replantation of amputated Nose and Auricle.  Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 97: 18-23, 1987.



15.              Webster RC, Hamdan US, Fuleihan NS, Smith RC:  Cosmetic Platysmal Surgery.  Facial Plastic Surg. 4:97-126, 1987.


16.              Webster RC, Fuleihan NS, Hamdan US, Smith RC:  Use of Injectable Silicone for Augmentation of Facial Contours.  In English. GM (Ed):  Otolaryngology, Philadelphia, JB.  Lippincott Company, chapter 43: 1025, 1988.


17.              Webster RC, Fuleihan NS, Smith RC.   Cosmetic Surgery.  The International Scene.  Amer. J. Cosm. Surg. 5: 191-192, 1988.


18.              Webster RC, Fuleihan NS, Hamdan US, Smith RC: Tip-Columella-Lip Aesthetic Complex Surgery, in Berman W:  Rhinoplastic Surgery.  St. Louis, MO, C.V. Mosby Company. pp 1-3-148, 1989.


19.              Fuleihan NS, Webster RC, Smith RC:  Facelift and Ancillary Procedures. J.  Dermatologic Surgery Oncology 16: 975-987, 1990


20.              Zeitels S, Vaughan C, Fuleihan NS, Simpson G:  Laser Epiglottectomy.  Head and Neck Surgery, August 1990.


21.              Webster RC, Fuleihan NS.   The Common Ground of Reparative Techniques in Surgery- A Foreward T.A.  Tromovich et al, 1991.


22.              Fuleihan NS, Webster RC, Smith RC:  Alar Base Surgery.  In Krause CJ.  Aesthetic Facial Surgery J.B.  Lippincott Company, 1991.


23.              Fuleihan NS, Webster RC, Smith RC:  Facial implants in “Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, 2nd Edition Volume I (Edited by: Cummings CW, Frederickson JM, Harker LA, Krause CJJ, Schuller DE)  Chapter 34, p. 612-624.


24.              Gillams AR, Fuleihan NS, Tilak S, Grillone GA, et al.  Does Magnelization Transfer Contrast Result in Improved Delineation of Tumors of the Head and Neck.  Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 3 (P): 82, 1993.


25.              Fuleihan NS.  The Male Facelift:  A discussion Archives of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery 119 (5) 540-541, 1993.


26.              Nogueira CP, Afridi NA, Licameli G, Fuleihan NS, Domanowski G., Grillone G. and Vaughan CW:  Loss of heterozygosity of the APC and MCC genes in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.  Am. J. Human Genetics 55

(3) 1994.


28.       Fuleihan NS. "The Nasolabial Fold and the SMAS", Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Correspondence and Brief Communications, 1994,  Vol. 94, No. 7.



29.       Afridi N, Taghian A, Nogueira V, DeLaney T, Sanders D, Fuleihan NS, Faller D.  Interferon-a2a (IFN0a2a)/13 Cis-Retinoic Acid (13-cRA)  Enhance the Radiation (XRT) Sensitivity of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck (SCCHN) In Vitro.  American Society of Clinical Oncology Poster Presentation-Head and Neck Cancer Section May 22, 1995.


30.       Fuleihan NS.   Rogers G.: Facelift and ancillary procedures in the treatment of photodamaged skin (In Gilchrest.B) Photodamaged Skin – In Print.


31.       Dolan R, Gooey J, Cho Y, Fuleihan NS.  Microvascular Access in the Multiply Operated Neck:  Thoracodorsal Transposition.  Laryngoscope 106, 1436-1437, 1996.


32.              Fuleihan NS.  Current Concepts in Plastic Surgery of the Nose.  J Med. Liban.  1996, 44 (3), 150-60.  Review.


33.       Gillams R. A, Fuleihan N, Grillone G, Carter A.P.  Magnetization Transfer Contrast MR in Lesions of the Head and Neck.  American Journal of Neuroradiology, February 1996, Vol. 17, 355-360.


34.      Grillone G, Fuleihan NS, Dolan R.   The Use of CT Localizer in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery and Potential Applications in Skull Base and External Sinus Surgery.  Proceedings of XVI World Congress of Otolaryngology -Head and Neck Surgery, Sydney, Australia,.  March 2-7, 1997 (eds: G. McCafferty, W. Coman, R. Carroll / Monduzzi Editore, Bologna, Italy):  1505-1509.


35.       Fuleihan NS.   Facial Implants, Book of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, 1997,Vol. One, 3rd Edition, Chapter 38 (P. 720-736).


36.       Nogueira C, Dolan R, Gooey J, Byahatti S, Vaughan C, Fuleihan NS, Grillone G, Baker E.   Domanowski G.  Inactivation of P53 and Amplification


of Cyclin D1 Correlate with Clinical Outcome in Head and Neck Cancer.  Laryngoscope,  108. 345-350, 1998.


37.       Fuleihan NS.  The Transvestibular Approach to the Nasal Tip and Dorsum:  A New Refinement in Rhinoplasty.  Plast. Reconst. Surg.  101, (453-460), 1998.


38.       Lazar AD, Winter MR, Nogueira CP, Larson PS,  Finnemore EM, Dolan RW, Fuleihan NS, Chakravarti A, Zeitman A, Rosenberg CL.  Loss of


Heterozygosity at 11q23  in Squamous Cell  Carcinoma of the Head and Neck is Associated with Recurrent Disease and Poor response to Radiation Therapy.   Clinical Cancer Research 1998, 4 (11): 2787-93.


39.       Bauer P, MacDonald B, Fuleihan NS.    Langerhans Cell Histiocytoma of the Temporal Bone, Archives of Oto – HNS, Vol. 124, Dec. 1998, P. 1395 - 1397.


40.       Dolan R., Vaughan C., Fuleihan NS:  Symptoms in Early Head and Neck Cancer:  An Inadequate Indicator.    Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 1998, Vol. 119 No. 5 (463-467).


41.       Dolan R., Vaughan C., Fuleihan NS, Metachronous Cancer:  Prognostic

Factors Including Prior Irradiation.  Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, 1998, Vol. 119, No. 6,  (619-623).


42.       Bauer P, MacDonald BC., Domanowski GF., Fuleihan NS.,  Pathologic Quiz Case 2 and Diagnosis Pathologic Quiz Case 2, Archives of Otololaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Vol. 124, June 1998.


43.       Shah U, Fuleihan NS, Handler S, Kallman J,  Fear D.    Philadelphia, Pa (Drs Shah, Handler, and Kallman); Boston, Mass (Dr. Fuleihan; and Portland, Ore (Dr. Fear), Diagnosis Pathologic Quiz Case 2: Cervical Thymus, Arch. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, Vol. 125, June 1999, P. 695 - 698.


44.       Fuleihan, NS.   The Evaluation and Management of Nasal Valve Dysfunction.  Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 1999, Vol. 7, P. 26-32.


45.       Musharrafieh UM, Araj GF,  Fuleihan NS.   Viral Supraglottitis in an Adult:  A Case Presentation and Literature Update, Journal of Infection (1999), Vol. 39, P. 157-160.


46.       Edwin I., Udayan SS, Gregory GA, John SR, Fuleihan NS.   Predicting Airway Risk in Angioedema: Staging System based on Presentation, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, September 1999, Volume 121 Number 3, P. 263 - 268.


47.       Atiyeh BS, Fuleihan NS, Musharafieh RS.   Pharmacologic Partial Salvage of a Failing Free Flap with Recombinant Tissue Plasminogen Activator (rt-PA), Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Volume 15, Number 8,  November 1999, P. 585 - 590.


48.       Smith D, Grillone G., Fuleihan NS.   Use of Postoperative Chest X-Ray after Elective Adult Tracheotomy, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, June 1999, Volume 120, Number 6,  P. 848 - 851.



49.       Hamdan AL, Fuleihan NS, Shreif J.   False Aneurysm after Rhinoplasty:  An Unusual Complication.  Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, June 2000, Vol. 122, No. 6, P. 923 - 925.



50.       Kahwaji Gh, Hamdan AL, Mufarij A, Fuleihan NS.   Plexiform Neurofibroma of the Sublingual Gland.  Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, June 2000, Vol. 122, No. 6, P. 927.


51.       Matar Gh, Chahwan R, Fuleihan NS, Uwaydah M, Hadi U.  PCR-Based Detection, Restriction Endonuclease Analysis, and Transcription of tonB in Haemophilus influenzae and Haemophilus parainfluenzae Isolates Obtained from Children Undergoing Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy.   Clinical And Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology.  March 2001, Vol. 8, No. 2, P. 221 - 224.


52.       Hamdan AL, Fuleihan NS. Voice Disorders, Physiology, Work up and Assessment, Journal of the Arab Board of Medical Specializations, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2001, P. 75 - 86. 


53.        Hamdan AL, Hadi U, Fuleihan NS.  Application of Image-Guided Endoscopic and Base of Skull Surgery, BMJ Middle East, Volume 8, September 2001.


54.                   Hamdan A/L, Hadi U, Firas F, Jammal H, Fuleihan NS.  Challenges in Tracheal Stenosis, Experience at the American University of Beirut, Medical Center, MEJ Anesth. 16 (2), 2001, P. 211-222. 


55.       Hamdan AL, Bizri AR, Jaber M. Hammoud D, Baino T, Fuleihan NS.  Nasoseptal Variation in Relation to Sinusitis:  A computerized tomographic evaluation.  J. Med. Liban, Vol. 49, No. 1, p. 2-5.


56.       Hamdan AL, Sharara AL, Younes A, Fuleihan NS.  Effect of Aggressive Therapy on Laryngeal Symptoms and voice characteristics in patients with gastroesophageal reflux.  Acta Otolaryngol. 2001, Vo. 121, No. 7, p. 868-872.


57.       Hamdan Al, Ahmad H, Younes A, Hadi U, Fuleihan N.  The Etiologic Role of the Osteo-Meatal Complex in the Pathogenesis of Sinusitis:  A retrospective study of clinical, CT and endoscopic findings in 143 patients.  J  Med Liban 2001; 49 (6): 329 – 332.


58.       Hamdan AL, Jaber M, Tarazi A, Tawil A, Fuleihan NS.  Kikuchi Fujimoto Disease:  Case reports and review of the literature.  Scand. J. Infect. Dis. 2002, Vol. 34, No. 1, P. 69-71.


59.       Matar GM, Chahwan R, Fuleihan NS, Uwaydah  M, Harakeh HS, Hadi U.  DNA – Based Subtypes and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Profiles of H. influenzae and H. parainfluenzae Isolated from Different Tonsillar Sites of Children Undergoing  Tonsillectomy and/or Adenoidectomy.  Lebanese Medical Journal,  2002; 50 (4): 157-162.


60.       Hamdan AL, Medawar W, Younes A, Bikhazi H, Fuleihan NS.  The Effect of Hemodialysis on Voice: An Acoustic Analysis.  Journal of Voice, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 290-295.


61.       Bitar M, Soweid A, Mahfouz R, Zaatari G, Fuleihan N.  Is Helicobacter pylori really present in the adenoids of children? Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2005; 262(12): 987-992.


62.       Bitar M, Mahfouz R, Soweid A, Racoubian E, Ghasham M, Zaatari G, Fuleihan N.  Does Helicobacter Pylori Colonize the Nasopharynx of Children and Contribute to their Middle Ear Disease?   Acta Otolaryngol. 2006; 126(2): 154-159.


63.       Hadi U, El Hajj M.  Uwaydah M, Fuleihan N, Mattar Gh.  Characteristics of Pathogens Recovered from the Tonsils and Adenoids in a Group of Lebanese Children Undergoing Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy.  The Journal of Applied Research, 2005.


64.       Bitar M, Berjawi G, Youssef M, Fuleihan N.  Chronic nasal obstruction in children:  outcome of common assessment practices.  Sent to Clinical Pediatrics for publication.


65.         Bitar M, Mahfouz R, Soweid A, Racoubian E, Ghasham M, Zaatari G, Fuleihan N.  Does Helicobacter Pylori Colonize the Nasopharynx of Chidlren and Contribute to their Middle Ear Disease?   Acta Otolaryngologica 2006; 126 (2): 154-159


66.       Fuleihan NS. “The Transvestibular Approach: A New Horizon in Rhinoplasty”, Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery,  2006; 8: 273-282.


67.       Bitar M, Baz R, Fuleihan N, Muallem Musa.  “Can Zinc be an Adjuvant Therapy for Juvenile Onset Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis?”, International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, May 2007.


68.       Rameh Ch, Hourany Rizk R, Hamdan A/L, Natout M, Fuleihan N., “The Status of the Remaining Parotid Duct and Gland Following Superficial Parotidectomy”, Eur. Arch. Otolaryngology, 265: 209 – 215, 2008.


69.       Bitar MA, Khalaf R , Shamseddeen W, El Hajj N, Ibrahim G, Greige L, Zaatari G, Fuleihan N, Sabbagh A, Mahfouz R. Killer Cell Immunoglobulin-like Receptor (KIR) Genotypes in patients with recurrent tonsillitis. Genet Test. 2008 Dec;12(4):517-521.


70.       Hamdan, AL, Geara F, Rameh, C., Husseini, S.T., Eid, T., Fuleihan, N.  Vocal changes following radiotherapy to the head and neck for non-laryngeal tumors,. 2009, European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology 266 (9), pp. 1435-1439, 2009.


71.      Yamout, B., Fuleihan, N., Hajj, T., Sibai, A., Sabra, O., Rifai, H., Hamdan, A.-L.Vocal symptoms and acoustic changes in relation to the expanded disability status scale, duration and stage of disease in patients with multiple sclerosis, 2009, European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology , pp. 1-7 


72.      Natout M., Fuleihan N., Sabra O., Aburizk I., Hamdan AL. Primary malignant melanoma of the trachea. Middle East Journal of Anesthesiology. (letter of acceptance attached). 2009.


73.      Yamout B, Hajj T, Sibai A, Sabra O, Rifai H, Fuleihan N, Hamdan Al.  Vocal symptoms and acoustic changes in relation to the expanded disability status scale, duration and stage of disease in patients with multiple sclerosis.  Eur. Arch. Otolaryngol. 2009 June (Epub – Ahead of print).

74.      Bitar, M.A., Birjawi, G., Youssef, M., Fuleihan, N., How frequent is adenoid obstruction? Impact on the diagnostic approach, Pediatrics International 51 (4), pp. 478-483. 2009.

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