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All rights reserved. No part of The American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without prior written permission from the publisher. Statements and opinions expressed in articles and communications herein are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the Editor(s), publisher, or the affiliated regional, state and local allergy societies. The Editor(s), publisher, and the regional, state, and local allergy societies disclaim any responsibility or liability for such material and do not guarantee, warrant, or endorse any product or service in this publication, nor do they guarantee any claim made by the manufacturer of such product or service. Allergy and Asthma Proceedings is registered with Copyright Clearance Center, Inc., 222 Rosewood Drive, Danvers, MA 01923. All inquiries regarding coyrighted material from this publication should be directed to Copyright Clearance Center www.copyright.com.
Editorial Board


Editorial Staff: Publishing Staff:

Co-Editors-in-Chief:

Rakesh Chandra, M.D., Chicago, IL

Alexander Chiu, M.D., Tucson, AZ


Deputy Editor of Allergy:

Warner Carr, M.D., Mission Viejo, CA


Contributing Editor:

Russell Settipane, M.D., Providence, RI


Associate Editors:

Larry Borish, M.D., Charlottesville, VA

A. Simon Carney, M.D. , Adelaide, Australia

Noam Cohen, M.D., Philadelphia, PA

Richard Harvey, M.D., Sydney, Australia

Michael Kaliner, M.D., Bethesda, MD

Robert Kern, M.D., Chicago, IL

Anju Peters, M.D., Chicago, IL

Rodney Schlosser, M.D., Charleston, SC

Raj Sindwani, M.D., Cleveland, OH

Ian Witterick, M.D., Toronto, Canada

Bradford Woodworth, M.D., Birmingham, AL


Managing Editor:

Susan Colucci

Production Editor:

Ginny Loiselle

Subscription Manager:

Diane Zerba

Past Editors-in-Chief:

David Kennedy, M.D.

Editor-in-Chief, 2004-2010
Co-Editor-in-Chief, 1991-2003
Phil Fireman, M.D.

Co-Editor-in-Chief, 1991-2003
Larry E. Duberstein, M.D.


Editorial Board
American Members: International Members:

Michael Blaiss, M.D., Germantown, TN

Benjamen Bleier, M.D., Boston, MA

Karen Calhoun, M.D., Columbia, OH

Roy Casiano, M.D., Miami, FL

Bradley Chipps, M.D., Sacramento, CA

Mark Corbett, M.D., Louisville, KY

Jacquelynne Corey, M.D., Chicago, IL

Mark Dykewicz, M.D., Winston-Salem, NC

Jean Anderson Eloy, M.D., Newark, NJ

Alan Gaines, M.D., Providence, RI

Dan Hamilos, M.D., Boston, MA

Ashutosh Kacker, M.D., New York, NY

Jivianne Lee, M.D., Irvine, CA

Eli Meltzer, M.D., San Diego, CA

Michael Nelson, M.D., Washington, DC

Jim Palmer, M.D., Philadelphia, PA

David Poetker, M.D., Milwaukee, WI

Vijay Ramakrishnan, M.D., Aurora, CO

Douglas Reh, M.D.,

Raymond Slavin, M.D., St Louis, MO

Zachary Soler, M.D., Charleston, SC

Jeff Suh, M.D., Los Angeles, CA

Sarah Wise, M.D., Atlanta, GA

Bozena Wrobel, M.D., Los Angeles, CA
Marco Caversaccio, M.D., Bern, Switzerland

Cemal Cingi, M.D., Eskisehir, Turkey

Chris DeSouza, M.D., Mumbai, India

Hun-Jong Dhong, M.D., Seoul, Korea

Balwant Singh Gendeh, M.D., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

John Lee, M.D., Toronto, ON, Canada

Wolf Mann, M.D., Mainz, Germany

Ruby Pawankar, M.D., Tokyo, Japan

Ray Sacks, M.D., Sydney, Australia

Dehui Wang, M.D., Shanghai, China

De Yun Wang, M.D., Singapore, Singapore

Erin Wright, M.D., Edmonton, AB, Canada



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Editorial Correspondence should be addressed to: The Editor, American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy, 95 Pitman Street, Providence, RI 02906 Fax: 401-331-0223 or e-mail oceanside@oceansidepubl.com


Editorial Policy:


American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy publishes peer-reviewed original research, clinical trials, and review articles. Copyright © 2012, OceanSide Publications, Inc. (401-331-2510; Fax 401-331-0223). Printed in the USA. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without prior written permission from the publisher.

Statements and opinions expressed in articles and communications herein are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the Editor(s), publisher, or the International Rhinologic Society. The Editor(s), publisher, and the International Rhinologic Society disclaim any responsibility or liability for such material and do not guarantee, warrant, or endorse any product or service in this publication, nor do they guarantee any claim made by the manufacturer of such product or service. American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy is registered with Copyright Clearance Center, Inc., 222 Rosewood Drive, Danvers, MA 01923. To get permission to use copyrighted material from this publication, go to www.copyright.com.


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