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Maithilee Menezes, MD

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology

Specialty Areas

Head and Neck Surgery
Pediatric Otolaryngology

Board Certifications

Otolaryngology

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pediatric otolaryngology, lymphatic malformations of the head and neck, infantile hemangiomas, airway management, hearing loss in children, cleft and craniofacial concerns

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-454-6162
Fax: 314-454-2174

Education

Education

BA, Biology: Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA 1997
Medical Degree: University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 2002
Fellowship, Pediatric Otolaryngology: Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego, CA 2012
Fellowship, NIH Research : Department of Otolaryngology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA 2001
Residency, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA 2009
Fellowship, NIH-Sponsored Research: Molecular Otolaryngology Research Laboratories, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA 2005

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

<i>Leptospira interrogans</i> Secreted Proteases Degrade Extracellular Matrix and Plasma Proteins From the Host.
da Silva LB, Menezes MC, Kitano ES, Oliveira AK, Abreu AG, Souza GO, Heinemann MB, Isaac L, Fraga TR, Serrano SMT, Barbosa AS
Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2018; 892. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2018.00092.

PMID:
    29637048
    [PubMed - in process]
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Unique clinical and neurophysiologic profile of a cohort of children with CMTX3.
Kanhangad M, Cornett K, Brewer MH, Nicholson GA, Ryan MM, Smith RL, Subramanian GM, Young HK, Züchner S, Kennerson ML, Burns J, Menezes MP
Neurology. 2018 Apr 6; pii: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000005479. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000005479.

PMID:
    29626178
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Pectoralis major myocutaneous flap in Head And Neck Surgery reconstructions: critical analysis.
Menezes MB, Saleh KS, Nakai MY, Dias LPM, Kavabata NK, Gonçalves AJ
Rev Col Bras Cir. 2018 Mar 29; 45(2)e1682. doi: 10.1590/0100-6991e-20181682.

PMID:
    29617493
    [PubMed - in process]
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Can intra-radicular cleaning protocols increase the retention of fiberglass posts? A systematic review.
Oliveira LV, Maia TS, Zancopé K, Menezes MS, Soares CJ, Moura CCG
Braz Oral Res. 2018 Mar 15; 32e16. doi: 10.1590/1807-3107bor-2018.vol32.0016.

PMID:
    29561949
    [PubMed - in process]
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Prospects of Gene Therapy to Treat Melanoma.
Menezes ME, Talukdar S, Wechman SL, Das SK, Emdad L, Sarkar D, Fisher PB
Adv Cancer Res. 2018; 138213-237. doi: 10.1016/bs.acr.2018.02.007.

PMID:
    29551128
    [PubMed - in process]
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Role of MDA-7/IL-24 a Multifunction Protein in Human Diseases.
Menezes ME, Bhoopathi P, Pradhan AK, Emdad L, Das SK, Guo C, Wang XY, Sarkar D, Fisher PB
Adv Cancer Res. 2018; 138143-182. doi: 10.1016/bs.acr.2018.02.005.

PMID:
    29551126
    [PubMed - in process]
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Nusinersen for SMA: expanded access programme.
Farrar MA, Teoh HL, Carey KA, Cairns A, Forbes R, Herbert K, Holland S, Jones KJ, Menezes MP, Morrison M, Munro K, Villano D, Webster R, Woodcock IR, Yiu EM, Sampaio H, Ryan MM
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2018 Mar 16; pii: jnnp-2017-317412. doi: 10.1136/jnnp-2017-317412.

PMID:
    29549190
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Short-Term Sustained Hypoxia Elevates Basal and Hypoxia-Induced Ventilation but Not the Carotid Body Chemoreceptor Activity in Rats.
Flor KC, Silva EF, Menezes MF, Pedrino GR, Colombari E, Zoccal DB
Front Physiol. 2018; 9134. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2018.00134.

PMID:
    29535636
    [PubMed]
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Functional outcome measures for infantile Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease: a systematic review.
Mandarakas MR, Rose KJ, Sanmaneechai O, Menezes MP, Refshauge KM, Burns J
J Peripher Nerv Syst. 2018 Mar 9; doi: 10.1111/jns.12258.

PMID:
    29521025
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Calibrated Gastrojejunostomy in Gastric Bypass: It Is a Myth.
Valezi AC, Mali J Jr, Menezes MA, Sato RO
Obes Surg. 2018 Mar 7; doi: 10.1007/s11695-018-3198-8.

PMID:
    29516394
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Cell-free fetal DNA testing in singleton IVF conceptions.
Lee TJ, Rolnik DL, Menezes MA, McLennan AC, da Silva Costa F
Hum Reprod. 2018 Apr 1; 33(4)572-578. doi: 10.1093/humrep/dey033.

PMID:
    29462319
    [PubMed - in process]
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Takotsubo syndrome in a premenopausal patient.
Menezes M, Marto D, Marcão I, Salvado C
BMJ Case Rep. 2018 Feb 17; 2018pii: bcr-2017-222598. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2017-222598.

PMID:
    29455180
    [PubMed - in process]
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Offering pregnant women different levels of genetic information from prenatal chromosome microarray: a prospective study.
Halliday JL, Muller C, Charles T, Norris F, Kennedy J, Lewis S, Meiser B, Donath S, Stark Z, McGillivray G, Menezes M, Smith SK, Forster D, Walker S, Pertile M, Amor DJ
Eur J Hum Genet. 2018 Apr; 26(4)485-494. doi: 10.1038/s41431-017-0084-0.

PMID:
    29410473
    [PubMed - in process]
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Tread carefully: A functional variant in the human NADPH oxidase 4 (NOX4) is not disease causing.
Nafisinia M, Menezes MJ, Gold WA, Riley L, Hatch J, Cardinal J, Coman D, Christodoulou J
Mol Genet Metab. 2018 Mar; 123(3)382-387. doi: 10.1016/j.ymgme.2018.01.007.

PMID:
    29398271
    [PubMed - in process]
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Enhanced Ex Vivo Plasmodium vivax Intraerythrocytic Enrichment and Maturation for Rapid and Sensitive Parasite Growth Assays.
Rangel GW, Clark MA, Kanjee U, Lim C, Shaw-Saliba K, Menezes MJ, Mascarenhas A, Chery L, Gomes E, Rathod PK, Ferreira MU, Duraisingh MT
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Apr; 62(4)pii: e02519-17. doi: 10.1128/AAC.02519-17.

PMID:
    29378713
    [PubMed - in process]
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A low-molecular-weight galactofucan from the seaweed, Spatoglossum schröederi, binds fibronectin and inhibits capillary-like tube formation in vitro.
Menezes MM, Nobre LTDB, Rossi GR, Almeida-Lima J, Melo-Silveira RF, Franco CRC, Trindade ES, Nader HB, Rocha HAO
Int J Biol Macromol. 2018 May; 1111067-1075. doi: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2018.01.119.

PMID:
    29366897
    [PubMed - in process]
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Medial femoral condyle vascularised corticoperiosteal graft: A suitable choice for scaphoid non-union.
Kumta S, Warrier S, Jain L, Ummal R, Menezes M, Purohit S
Indian J Plast Surg. 2017 May-Aug; 50(2)138-147. doi: 10.4103/ijps.IJPS_62_17.

PMID:
    29343888
    [PubMed]
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Hepatocyte-specific contrast agent-enhanced magnetic resonance cholangiography: perioperative evaluation of the biliary tree.
Zattar-Ramos LC, Bezerra ROF, Siqueira LTB, Menezes MR, Leite CDC, Cerri GG
Radiol Bras. 2017 Nov-Dec; 50(6)389-394. doi: 10.1590/0100-3984.2015.0213.

PMID:
    29307930
    [PubMed]
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Transferrin receptor 1 is a reticulocyte-specific receptor for <i>Plasmodium vivax</i>.
Gruszczyk J, Kanjee U, Chan LJ, Menant S, Malleret B, Lim NTY, Schmidt CQ, Mok YF, Lin KM, Pearson RD, Rangel G, Smith BJ, Call MJ, Weekes MP, Griffin MDW, Murphy JM, Abraham J, Sriprawat K, Menezes MJ, Ferreira MU, Russell B, Renia L, Duraisingh MT, Tham WH
Science. 2018 Jan 5; 359(6371)48-55. doi: 10.1126/science.aan1078.

PMID:
    29302006
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The efficacy and safety of mannitol challenge in a workplace setting for assessing asthma prevalence.
de Menezes MB, Ferraz E, Brannan JD, Martinez EZ, Vianna EO
J Asthma. 2018 Jan 4; 1-8. doi: 10.1080/02770903.2017.1418887.

PMID:
    29300533
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Areas of Research Interest

Dr. Menezes' research focuses on children with vascular malformations of the head and neck—management and optimal treatment. These include both infantile hemangiomas and lymphatic malformations ((also known as cystic hygromas or lymphangiomas).