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Faculty Rank: Professor
Medical or Graduate Education:
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine - Otolaryngology -Head and Neck Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Rhinology
Cerebrospinal fluid leak
Cranial base tumors
Minimally invasive procedures
Nasal and sinus disorders, pediatric
Nasal and sinus surgery
Nasal and sinus surgery, pediatric
Sinus and skull base tumors
Skull base surgery
Tear duct repair
Medical and surgical strategies for refractory sinusitis and polyps
Frontal sinus surgery outcomes
Minimally invasive sinus and skull base tumor resection outcomes
Technological innovation in sinonasal and skull base surgery
Pathophysiology of chronic sinusitis
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to PubMed.gov). Listings go back five years.
Central skull base osteomyelitis: an emerging clinical entity. Johnson AK, Batra PS Laryngoscope 2014 May 124(5):1083-7. Practice patterns in endoscopic skull base surgery: survey of the American Rhinologic Society. Lee JT, Kingdom TT, Smith TL, Setzen M, Brown S, Batra PS Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2014 Feb 4(2):124-31. Comparison of endoscopically-guided swab vs aspirate culture techniques in post-endoscopic sinus surgery patients: blinded, prospective analysis. Walgama E, Thanasumpun T, Gander R, Batra PS Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2013 Sep 3(9):726-30. Paranasal sinus cholesterol granuloma: systematic review of diagnostic and management aspects. Durgam A, Batra PS Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2013 Mar 3(3):242-7. Technical feasibility of endoscopic eustachian tube catheter placement: a cadaveric analysis. Manes RP, Kutz JW, Isaacson B, Batra PS Am J Rhinol Allergy 2013 Jul-Aug 27(4):314-6. Sinonasal manifestations of sarcoidosis: a single institution experience with 38 cases. Aloulah M, Manes RP, Ng YH, Fitzgerald JE, Glazer CS, Ryan MW, Marple BF, Batra PS Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2013 Jul 3(7):567-72. Etiology, diagnosis and management of chronic rhinosinusitis. Manes RP, Batra PS Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 2013 Jan 11(1):25-35. Ossifying fibroma of the nose and paranasal sinuses. Manes RP, Ryan MW, Batra PS, Mendelsohn D, Fang YV, Marple BF Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2013 Feb 3(2):161-8. Analysis of comorbidities and objective parameters in refractory chronic rhinosinusitis. Batra PS, Tong L, Citardi MJ Laryngoscope 2013 Dec 123 Suppl 7:S1-11. Sinonasal quality of life outcomes after minimally invasive resection of sinonasal and skull-base tumors. Harrow BR, Batra PS Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2013 Dec 3(12):1013-20. Endoscopic skull base surgery practice patterns: survey of the North American Skull Base Society. Batra PS, Lee J, Barnett SL, Senior BA, Setzen M, Kraus DH Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2013 Aug 3(8):659-63. Evidence-based practice: balloon catheter dilation in rhinology. Batra PS Otolaryngol. Clin. North Am. 2012 Oct 45(5):993-1004. Role of positron emission tomography in management of sinonasal neoplasms-a single institution's experience. Lamarre ED, Batra PS, Lorenz RR, Citardi MJ, Adelstein DJ, Srinivas SM, Scharpf J Am J Otolaryngol 2012 May-Jun 33(3):289-95. Paranasal sinus and skull base fibro-osseous lesions: when is biopsy indicated for diagnosis? Efune G, Perez CL, Tong L, Rihani J, Batra PS Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2012 Mar-Apr 2(2):160-5. Surgical management of frontal sinus inverted papilloma: a systematic review. Walgama E, Ahn C, Batra PS Laryngoscope 2012 Jun 122(6):1205-9. Patterns of dural involvement in sinonasal tumors: prospective correlation of magnetic resonance imaging and histopathologic findings. McIntyre JB, Perez C, Penta M, Tong L, Truelson J, Batra PS Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2012 Jul-Aug 2(4):336-41. Bacteriology and antibiotic resistance in chronic rhinosinusitis. Manes RP, Batra PS Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am 2012 Feb 20(1):87-91. Minimally invasive endoscopic endonasal management of skull base cholesterol granulomas. Sade B, Batra PS, Scharpf J, Citardi MJ, Lee JH World Neurosurg 2012 Dec 78(6):683-8. Skull base inverted papilloma: a comprehensive review. Wassef SN, Batra PS, Barnett S ISRN Surg 2012 2012:175903. Prospective evaluation of aerosol delivery by a powered nasal nebulizer in the cadaver model. Manes RP, Tong L, Batra PS Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2011 Sep-Oct 1(5):366-71. Oral antifungal therapy for chronic rhinosinusitis and its subtypes: a systematic review. Thanasumpun T, Batra PS Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2011 Sep-Oct 1(5):382-9. Minimally invasive endoscopic resection of sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma. Revenaugh PC, Seth R, Pavlovich JB, Knott PD, Batra PS Am J Otolaryngol 2011 Nov-Dec 32(6):464-9. Prospective evaluation of intraoperative computed tomography imaging for endoscopic sinonasal and skull-base surgery. Batra PS, Manes RP, Ryan MW, Marple BF Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2011 Nov-Dec 1(6):481-7. Utility of novel 3-dimensional stereoscopic vision system for endoscopic sinonasal and skull-base surgery. Manes RP, Barnett S, Batra PS Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2011 May-Jun 1(3):191-7. Fellowship training in rhinology: American Rhinologic Society survey of U.S. graduates. Batra PS, Kingdom TT, Citardi MJ, Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2011 May-Jun 1(3):206-11. Balloon catheter technology in rhinology: Reviewing the evidence. Batra PS, Ryan MW, Sindwani R, Marple BF Laryngoscope 2011 Jan 121(1):226-32. Pathology quiz case 2. Low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma (LGFMS). Manes RP, Lemeshev Y, Batra PS Arch. Otolaryngol. Head Neck Surg. 2011 Feb 137(2):199, 201-2. Minimally invasive endoscopic resection of sinonasal and anterior skull base malignant neoplasms. Batra PS Expert Rev Med Devices 2010 Nov 7(6):781-91. Spontaneous CSF leaks: factors predictive of additional interventions. Seth R, Rajasekaran K, Luong A, Benninger MS, Batra PS Laryngoscope 2010 Nov 120(11):2141-6. The utility of intrathecal fluorescein in cerebrospinal fluid leak repair. Seth R, Rajasekaran K, Benninger MS, Batra PS Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2010 Nov 143(5):626-32. The role of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia in refractory chronic rhinosinusitis. Grindler D, Thomas C, Hall GS, Batra PS Am J Rhinol Allergy 2010 May-Jun 24(3):200-4. Prevalence of metabolic bone disease among chronic rhinosinusitis patients treated with oral glucocorticoids. Rajasekaran K, Seth R, Abelson A, Batra PS Am J Rhinol Allergy 2010 May-Jun 24(3):215-9. Management of sinonasal malignant neoplasms: defining the role of endoscopy. Luong A, Citardi MJ, Batra PS Am J Rhinol Allergy 2010 Mar-Apr 24(2):150-5. Endoscopic management of sphenoclival neoplasms: anatomical correlates and patient outcomes. Solares CA, Grindler D, Luong A, Kanowitz SJ, Sade B, Citardi MJ, Batra PS Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2010 Mar 142(3):315-21. Anatomical and technical correlates in endoscopic anterior skull base surgery: a cadaveric analysis. Batra PS, Kanowitz SJ, Luong A Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2010 Jun 142(6):827-31. Outcomes of minimally invasive endoscopic resection of anterior skull base neoplasms. Batra PS, Luong A, Kanowitz SJ, Sade B, Lee J, Lanza DC, Citardi MJ Laryngoscope 2010 Jan 120(1):9-16. Evaluation of optical rhinometry for nasal provocation testing in allergic and nonallergic subjects. Luong A, Cheung EJ, Citardi MJ, Batra PS Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2010 Aug 143(2):284-9. Comparison of optical rhinometry to acoustic rhinometry using nasal provocation testing with Dermatophagoides farinae. Cheung EJ, Citardi MJ, Fakhri S, Cain J, Batra PS, Luong A Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2010 Aug 143(2):290-3. Computed tomography findings in sinonasal Wegener's granulomatosis. Grindler D, Cannady S, Batra PS Am J Rhinol Allergy 2009 Sep-Oct 23(5):497-501. Surgical management of adult inferior turbinate hypertrophy: a systematic review of the evidence. Batra PS, Seiden AM, Smith TL Laryngoscope 2009 Sep 119(9):1819-27. Technical feasibility of transnasal endoscopic anterior ethmoid artery ligation: assessment with intraoperative CT imaging. Solares CA, Luong A, Batra PS Am J Rhinol Allergy 2009 Nov-Dec 23(6):619-21. Going to the next level: health care's evolving expectations for evidence. Marple BF, Stringer SP, Batra PS, Bhattacharyya N, Chiu AG, Citardi MJ, Han JK, Kern RC, Kingdom TT, Lane AP, Orlandi RR, Ryan MW, Senior BA, Stewart MG, Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2009 Nov 141(5):551-4.
Profile Video of Pete S. Batra, MD View Transcript
I take care of patients with sinus problems, and I take care of patients with skull base problems. So whether somebody has chronic sinus disease, fungal sinusitis or has a skull base tumor, the types of surgical techniques that we employ are using the endoscope and then a variety of other instrumentation that’s available to us.
One of the key areas of my focus is taking care of patients that have sinus and skull base tumors. With the advances in technology — especially with endoscopy — now we can tackle these tumors, working through the nose, there’s no incisions on the face, and often these patients can go home in a matter of days. We as surgeons may look at our surgical outcomes based on complications, but patients will measure the success of what you do based on their quality of life after you’ve done something to them. There’s no question in my mind that our patients do better, in regards to their quality of life, after these procedures.