Joseph Jacobs

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Joseph Jacobs, M.D.

Professor;
Department of Otolaryngology (Otolaryngology)

Clinical Addresses

345 East 37th Street
Suite 306
New York, NY 10016
Hours: Mon. 8:30 - 4:30; Tue. 8:30 - 4:30; Wed. 8:30 - 4:30; Thu. 8:30 - 4:30; Fri. 8:30 - 4:30
Handicap Access: yes
Phone: 646-754-1203
Fax: 646-754-1222

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Medical Specialties

Otolaryngology, ENT

Medical Expertise

Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Sinusitis, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Rhinology

Clinical Responsibilities

Dr Joseph B Jacobs is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist with a primary interest and expertise in the evaluation of nasal and sinus disorders. Dr Jacobs manages such problems both with medication and/or surgical therapy depending upon the findings and the goals of the individual patient. New York University Langone Medical Center provides the most contemporary and sophisticated equipment such as high resolution CT scanning, microscopic surgical instrumentation, balloon sinus therapy as well as intra-operative computer assistance or image guidance. Dr Jacobs is Past President of the American Rhinologic Society which is a sub-specialty group of Otolaryngologists with a specific interest and expertise in the treatment of Nasal and Sinus problems. He is the present Treasurer of this Society. He has published extensively within the field of Rhinology, nasal and sinus disease. He is a full Professor at New York University Langone Medical Center and the Director of Rhinology in the Department of Otolaryngology.

Insurance

Local 1199, UHC TOP TIER

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Board Certification

2000 — Ab Otolaryngology - Otolaryngology

Education

1974 — Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Medical Education
1974-1975 — Montefiore Medical Center (General Surgery), Internship
1975-1978 — NYU Medical Center (Otolaryngology), Residency Training
1978-1979 — UCLA Medical Center (Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery), Clinical Fellowships

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Research Interests

Frontal Sinus Disease and Surgery, Nasal Septal Surgery

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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -

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Criterion-based (proficiency) training to improve surgical performance
Fried, M P; Kaye, R J; Gibber, M J; Jackman, A H; Paskhover, B P; Sadoughi, B; Schiff, B; Fraioli, R E; Jacobs, J B
2012 November 2012;138(11):1024-1029, Archives of otolaryngology, head & neck surgery
— id: 197842, year: 2012, vol: 138, page: 1024, stat: Journal Article,

Coronary stent thrombosis in patients undergoing multidigit replantation
Jacobs J; Shah A; Zinn A; Levine J
2012 Jan;40(1):285-289, Critical care medicine
— id: 139042, year: 2012, vol: 40, page: 285, stat: Journal Article,

Measurement of mycotoxins in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis
Lieberman S.M.; Jacobs J.B.; Lebowitz R.A.; Feigenbaum B.A.
2011 ;127(2 SUPPL 1):AB123-AB123, Journal of allergy & clinical immunology
— id: 127252, year: 2011, vol: 127, page: AB123, stat: Journal Article,

Measurement of Mycotoxins in Patients with Chronic Rhinosinusitis
Lieberman SM; Jacobs JB; Lebowitz RA; Fitzgerald MB; Crawford J; Feigenbaum BA
2011 Aug;145(2):327-329, Otolaryngology, head & neck surgery
— id: 137919, year: 2011, vol: 145, page: 327, stat: Journal Article,

From virtual reality to the operating room: the endoscopic sinus surgery simulator experiment
Fried, Marvin P; Sadoughi, Babak; Gibber, Marc J; Jacobs, Joseph B; Lebowitz, Richard A; Ross, Douglas A; Bent, John P 3rd; Parikh, Sanjay R; Sasaki, Clarence T; Schaefer, Steven D
2010 Feb;142(2):202-207, Otolaryngology, head & neck surgery
— id: 126560, year: 2010, vol: 142, page: 202, stat: Journal Article,

Three-dimensional reconstruction based on computed tomography images of the frontal sinus drainage pathway
Reitzen, S D; Wang, E Y; Butros, S R; Babb, J; Lebowitz, R A; Jacobs, J B
2010 Mar;124(3):291-296, Journal of laryngology & otology
— id: 107265, year: 2010, vol: 124, page: 291, stat: Journal Article,

Allergic fungal sinusitis with extensive bone erosion of the clivus presenting with diplopia
Reitzen, S D; Lebowitz, R A; Jacobs, J B
2009 Jul;123(7):817-819, Journal of laryngology & otology
— id: 100473, year: 2009, vol: 123, page: 817, stat: Journal Article,

Flat panel cone beam computed tomography of the sinuses
Zoumalan, Richard A; Lebowitz, Richard A; Wang, Edwin; Yung, Kathryn; Babb, James S; Jacobs, Joseph B
2009 Jun;140(6):841-844, Otolaryngology, head & neck surgery
— id: 99223, year: 2009, vol: 140, page: 841, stat: Journal Article,

Superior turbinate pneumatization in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis: prevalence on paranasal sinus CT
Kanowitz, Seth J; Nusbaum, Annette O; Jacobs, Joseph B; Lebowitz, Richard A
2008 Oct;87(10):578-579, Ear, nose & throat journal
— id: 92166, year: 2008, vol: 87, page: 578, stat: Journal Article,

REM-associated nasal obstruction: a study with acoustic rhinometry during sleep
Morris, Luc G T; Burschtin, Omar; Setlur, Jennifer; Bommelje, Claire C; Lee, Kelvin C; Jacobs, Joseph B; Lebowitz, Richard A
2008 Nov;139(5):619-623, Otolaryngology, head & neck surgery
— id: 102474, year: 2008, vol: 139, page: 619, stat: Journal Article,

Potential role of nasal tissue derived Alternaria-specific IgE in the pathogenesis of polyposis
Sabirov, A; Hamilton, RG; Jacobs, JB; Hillman, DE; Lebowitz, RA; Watts, JD
2008 FEB ;121(2):S266-S266, Journal of allergy & clinical immunology
— id: 87132, year: 2008, vol: 121, page: S266, stat: Journal Article,

Role of Local Immunoglobulin E Specific for Alternaria alternata in the Pathogenesis of Nasal Polyposis
Sabirov, Albert; Hamilton, Robert G; Jacobs, Joseph B; Hillman, Dean E; Lebowitz, Richard A; Watts, Joe D
2008 Jan;118(1):4-9, Laryngoscope
— id: 75309, year: 2008, vol: 118, page: 4, stat: Journal Article,

Construct validity of the endoscopic sinus surgery simulator: II. Assessment of discriminant validity and expert benchmarking
Fried, Marvin P; Sadoughi, Babak; Weghorst, Suzanne J; Zeltsan, Michael; Cuellar, Hernando; Uribe, Jose I; Sasaki, Clarence T; Ross, Douglas A; Jacobs, Joseph B; Lebowitz, Richard A; Satava, Richard M
2007 Apr;133(4):350-357, Archives of otolaryngology, head & neck surgery
— id: 126561, year: 2007, vol: 133, page: 350, stat: Journal Article,

Acoustic rhinometry predicts tolerance of nasal continuous positive airway pressure: A pilot study
Morris, Luc G; Setlur, Jennifer; Burschtin, Omar E; Steward, David L; Jacobs, Joseph B; Lee, Kelvin C
2006 Mar-Apr;20(2):133-137, American journal of rhinology
— id: 68713, year: 2006, vol: 20, page: 133, stat: Journal Article,

Accuracy and cost analysis of image-guided sinus surgery
Hemmerdinger, Steven A; Jacobs, Joseph B; Lebowitz, Richard A
2005 Jun;38(3):453-460, Otolaryngologic clinics of North America
— id: 56057, year: 2005, vol: 38, page: 453, stat: Journal Article,

Utility of sagittal reformatted computerized tomographic images in the evaluation of the frontal sinus outflow tract
Kanowitz, Seth J; Shatzkes, Deborah R; Pramanik, Bidyut K; Babb, James S; Jacobs, Joseph B; Lebowitz, Richard A
2005 Mar-Apr;19(2):159-165, American journal of rhinology
— id: 55966, year: 2005, vol: 19, page: 159, stat: Journal Article,

Nasal obstruction and sleep-disordered breathing: a study using acoustic rhinometry
Morris, Luc G; Burschtin, Omar; Lebowitz, Richard A; Jacobs, Joseph B; Lee, Kelvin C
2005 Jan-Feb;19(1):33-39, American journal of rhinology
— id: 56058, year: 2005, vol: 19, page: 33, stat: Journal Article,

Initial report of a cranial pin system for frameless image guidance
Burstein MJ; Jacobs JB; Lebowitz RA
2004 ;15(1):71-74, Operative techniques in otolaryngology, head & neck surgery
— id: 46305, year: 2004, vol: 15, page: 71, stat: Journal Article,

Editorial
Lebowitz, RA; Jacobs, JB; Lee, KC
2004 ;15(1):1-, Operative techniques in otolaryngology, head & neck surgery
— id: 649642, year: 2004, vol: 15, page: 1, stat: Journal Article,

Isolation of fungi by standard laboratory methods in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis
Lebowitz, Richard A; Waltzman, Michael N; Jacobs, Joseph B; Pearlman, Aaron; Tierno, Philip M
2002 Dec;112(12):2189-2191, Laryngoscope
— id: 39361, year: 2002, vol: 112, page: 2189, stat: Journal Article,

Chronic sinusitis complicating sinus lift surgery
Doud Galli SK; Lebowitz RA; Giacchi RJ; Glickman R; Jacobs JB
2001 May-Jun;15(3):181-186, American journal of rhinology
— id: 21120, year: 2001, vol: 15, page: 181, stat: Journal Article,

Histopathologic evaluation of the ethmoid bone in chronic sinusitis
Giacchi RJ; Lebowitz RA; Yee HT; Light JP; Jacobs JB
2001 May-Jun;15(3):193-197, American journal of rhinology
— id: 21119, year: 2001, vol: 15, page: 193, stat: Journal Article,

Asymmetry of the ethmoid roof: analysis using coronal computed tomography
Lebowitz, R A; Terk, A; Jacobs, J B; Holliday, R A
2001 Dec;111(12):2122-2124, Laryngoscope
— id: 111707, year: 2001, vol: 111, page: 2122, stat: Journal Article,

Middle turbinate resection: issues and controversies [In Process Citation]
Giacchi RJ; Lebowitz RA; Jacobs JB
2000 May-Jun;14(3):193-197, American journal of rhinology
— id: 11607, year: 2000, vol: 14, page: 193, stat: Journal Article,

Mucosal leishmaniasis presenting as sinusitis and optic neuropathy
Huna-Baron R; Warren FA; Miller W; Jacobs J; Green J; Kupersmith MJ
2000 Jun;118(6):852-854, Archives of ophthalmology (1960)
— id: 65682, year: 2000, vol: 118, page: 852, stat: Journal Article,

Preoperative sagittal CT evaluation of the frontal recess
Jacobs JB; Lebowitz RA; Sorin A; Hariri S; Holliday R
2000 Jan-Feb;14(1):33-37, American journal of rhinology
— id: 11808, year: 2000, vol: 14, page: 33, stat: Journal Article,

The bacteriology of chronic rhinosinusitis: results using a novel culture device
Liu ES; Lebowitz RA; Jacobs JB; Tierno PM
2000 Mar-Apr;14(2):101-105, American journal of rhinology
— id: 11722, year: 2000, vol: 14, page: 101, stat: Journal Article,

Primary amyloidosis presenting as a nasopharyngeal mass
Lim JS; Lebowitz RA; Jacobs JB
1999 May-Jun;13(3):209-212, American journal of rhinology
— id: 11998, year: 1999, vol: 13, page: 209, stat: Journal Article,

Initial report on postoperative healing after endoscopic sinus surgery with the microdebrider
Bernstein JM; Lebowitz RA; Jacobs JB
1998 Jun;118(6):800-803, Otolaryngology, head & neck surgery
— id: 12109, year: 1998, vol: 118, page: 800, stat: Journal Article,

Precisely defining high-risk operable head and neck tumors based on RTOG :85-03 and :88-24: targets for postoperative radiochemotherapy?
Cooper JS; Pajak TF; Forastiere A; Jacobs J; Fu KK; Ang KK; Laramore GE; Al-Sarraf M
1998 Oct;20(7):588-594, Head & neck
— id: 8023, year: 1998, vol: 20, page: 588, stat: Journal Article,

Conservative approach to inflammatory nasofrontal duct disease
Jacobs JB; Lebowitz RA; Lagmay VM; Damiano A
1998 Aug;107(8):658-661, Annals of otology rhinology & laryngology
— id: 7618, year: 1998, vol: 107, page: 658, stat: Journal Article,

Antral augmentation, osseointegration, and sinusitis: the otolaryngologist's perspective
Zimbler MS; Lebowitz RA; Glickman R; Brecht LE; Jacobs JB
1998 Sep-Oct;12(5):311-316, American journal of rhinology
— id: 7872, year: 1998, vol: 12, page: 311, stat: Journal Article,

An analysis of sites of disease in revision endoscopic sinus surgery
Chu CT; Lebowitz RA; Jacobs JB
1997 Jul-Aug;11(4):287-291, American journal of rhinology
— id: 7130, year: 1997, vol: 11, page: 287, stat: Journal Article,

100 years of frontal sinus surgery
Jacobs JB
1997 Nov;107(11 Pt 2):1-36, Laryngoscope
— id: 7172, year: 1997, vol: 107, page: 1, stat: Journal Article,

Aspirin reduces the incidence of second eye NAION: a retrospective study
Kupersmith MJ; Frohman L; Sanderson M; Jacobs J; Hirschfeld J; Ku C; Warren FA
1997 Dec;17(4):250-253, Journal of neuroophthalmology
— id: 65687, year: 1997, vol: 17, page: 250, stat: Journal Article,

Role of the agger nasi cell in chronic frontal sinusitis
Brunner E; Jacobs JB; Shpizner BA; Lebowitz RA; Holliday RA
1996 Sep;105(9):694-700, Annals of otology rhinology & laryngology
— id: 6985, year: 1996, vol: 105, page: 694, stat: Journal Article,

Anosmia and chronic sinus disease
Downey LL; Jacobs JB; Lebowitz RA
1996 Jul;115(1):24-28, Otolaryngology, head & neck surgery
— id: 12589, year: 1996, vol: 115, page: 24, stat: Journal Article,

Evolution of the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group clinical trials for head and neck cancer
Fu, K K; Cooper, J S; Marcial, V A; Laramore, G E; Pajak, T F; Jacobs, J; Al-Sarraf, M; Forastiere, A A; Cox, J D
1996 Jun 1;35(3):425-438, International journal of radiation oncology biology physics
— id: 141383, year: 1996, vol: 35, page: 425, stat: Journal Article,

Intracranial inverting papilloma
Miller PJ; Jacobs J; Roland JT Jr; Cooper J; Mizrachi HH
1996 Sep-Oct;18(5):450-3; discussion 454, Head & neck
— id: 12554, year: 1996, vol: 18, page: 450, stat: Journal Article,

Safe and effective infundibulotomy technique
Lebowitz RA; Jacobs JB; Tavin ME
1995 Sep;113(3):266-270, Otolaryngology, head & neck surgery
— id: 6838, year: 1995, vol: 113, page: 266, stat: Journal Article,

ALLERGIC MUCIN SINUSITIS WITHOUT FUNGUS
MARCELLI, A; LEBOWITZ, R; MIZRACHI, H; JACOBS, J; FEINER, H
1995 JAN ;72(1):A103-A103, Laboratory investigation
— id: 87431, year: 1995, vol: 72, page: A103, stat: Journal Article,

ASPIRIN REDUCES ANTERIOR ISCHEMIC OPTIC NEUROPATHY (AION) IN THE 2ND EYE
SANDERSON, M; KUPERSMITH, M; FROHMAN, L; JACOBS, J; HIRSCHFELD, J; KU, C; WARREN, F
1995 MAR 15 ;36(4):S196-S196, Investigative ophthalmology & visual science. IOVS
— id: 87331, year: 1995, vol: 36, page: S196, stat: Journal Article,

Metastatic basal cell carcinoma of the head and neck
Tavin E; Persky MS; Jacobs J
1995 Aug;105(8 Pt 1):814-817, Laryngoscope
— id: 6870, year: 1995, vol: 105, page: 814, stat: Journal Article,

Comparison of functional endoscopic sinus surgery under local and general anesthesia
Gittelman PD; Jacobs JB; Skorina J
1993 Apr;102(4 Pt 1):289-293, Annals of otology rhinology & laryngology
— id: 13202, year: 1993, vol: 102, page: 289, stat: Journal Article,

RHINOMANOMETRIC AND CLINICAL-EVALUATION OF TRIAMCINOLONE ACETONIDE AND BECLOMETHASONE DIPROPIONATE IN RHINITIS
LEBOWITZ, RA; JACOBS, JB
1993 MAY-JUN ;7(3):121-124, American journal of rhinology
— id: 54112, year: 1993, vol: 7, page: 121, stat: Journal Article,

MINIPLATE FIXATION OF ZYGOMATIC FRACTURES - REPLY
JACOBS, JB
1992 SEP-OCT ;14(5):420-420, Head & neck
— id: 51913, year: 1992, vol: 14, page: 420, stat: Journal Article,

SINUS DISEASE IN THE IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST
KOHAN, D; SKORINA, JMG; JACOBS, JB; LEBOWITZ, A; ROTHSTEIN, SG
1992 MAY-JUN ;6(3):115-118, American journal of rhinology
— id: 51883, year: 1992, vol: 6, page: 115, stat: Journal Article,

Streptococcal gangrene of the head and neck: a case report and review of the literature [see comments]
Miles LT; Jacobs JB; Gittelman PD; Lebowitz AS
1992 Mar-Apr;14(2):143-147, Head & neck
— id: 13663, year: 1992, vol: 14, page: 143, stat: Journal Article,

Recurrent mucormycosis of the paranasal sinuses in an immunologically competent host
Tyson JC; Gittelman PD; Jacobs JB; Holliday R; Press R
1992 Jul;107(1):115-119, Otolaryngology, head & neck surgery
— id: 13536, year: 1992, vol: 107, page: 115, stat: Journal Article,

Miniplate fixation of zygomatic fractures [see comments]
Berman PD; Jacobs JB
1991 Sep-Oct;13(5):424-426, Head & neck
— id: 13907, year: 1991, vol: 13, page: 424, stat: Journal Article,

Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage in patients with rhinosinusitis
Gittelman PD; Jacobs JB; Lebowitz AS; Tierno PM Jr
1991 Jul;101(7 Pt 1):733-737, Laryngoscope
— id: 13967, year: 1991, vol: 101, page: 733, stat: Journal Article,

Giant keratoacanthoma: an atypical presentation
Edelman BA; Jacobs JB; Rotterdam H; Auerbach R
1990 Sep;103(3):472-475, Otolaryngology, head & neck surgery
— id: 38361, year: 1990, vol: 103, page: 472, stat: Journal Article,

Destructive cemento-ossifying fibroma of the maxilla
Jacobs JB; Berg HM
1990 Dec;69(12):805-808, Ear, nose & throat journal
— id: 14270, year: 1990, vol: 69, page: 805, stat: Journal Article,

EVALUATION OF THE POLICY OF EMPIRIC TREATMENT OF SUSPECTED TOXOPLASMA ENCEPHALITIS IN PATIENTS WITH THE ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME
Cohn, JA; Mcmeeking, A; Cohen, W; Jacobs, J; Holzman, RS
1989 May;86(5):521-527, American journal of medicine
— id: 31774, year: 1989, vol: 86, page: 521, stat: Journal Article,

Evaluation of the frontonasal duct in frontal sinus fractures
Heller EM; Jacobs JB; Holliday RA
1989 Jan-Feb;11(1):46-50, Head & neck
— id: 10799, year: 1989, vol: 11, page: 46, stat: Journal Article,

Rhinomanometric evaluation of two nasal steroid sprays in rhinitis
Kohan D; Jacobs JB; Nass RL; Gonzalez S
1989 Oct;101(4):429-433, Otolaryngology, head & neck surgery
— id: 10487, year: 1989, vol: 101, page: 429, stat: Journal Article,

The use of Gore-Tex implants in nasal augmentation operations
Rothstein, S G; Jacobs, J B
1989 Sep;:'1'-'13', Ear, nose & throat journal
— id: 106394, year: 1989, vol: , page: '1', stat: Journal Article,

Toxic shock syndrome in nasal surgery: a physiochemical and microbiologic evaluation of Merocel and NuGauze nasal packing
Breda SD; Jacobs JB; Lebowitz AS; Tierno PM Jr
1987 Dec;97(12):1388-1391, Laryngoscope
— id: 11300, year: 1987, vol: 97, page: 1388, stat: Journal Article,

Carotid sinus hypersensitivity secondary to parapharyngeal space carcinoma
Rothstein, S G; Jacobs, J B; Reede, D L
1987 Jul-Aug;9(6):332-335, Head & neck surgery
— id: 106395, year: 1987, vol: 9, page: 332, stat: Journal Article,

Correlation of fine needle aspiration biopsy and CT scanning of parotid masses
Berg, H M; Jacobs, J B; Kaufman, D; Reede, D L
1986 Dec;96(12):1357-1362, Laryngoscope
— id: 145529, year: 1986, vol: 96, page: 1357, stat: Journal Article,

Oncocytic adenoma of the parotid gland with psammoma bodies
Feiner, H D; Goldstein, S; Ittman, M; Pelton, K; Jacobs, J
1986 Jul;110(7):640-644, Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine
— id: 129343, year: 1986, vol: 110, page: 640, stat: Journal Article,

The modified rhytidectomy incision as an approach to buccal space masses
Myssiorek, D; Jacobs, J B
1986 Oct;65(10):463-467, Ear, nose & throat journal
— id: 73772, year: 1986, vol: 65, page: 463, stat: Journal Article,

Cricopharyngeal myotomy: a review of surgical results in patients with cricopharyngeal achalasia of neurogenic origin
Berg, H M; Jacobs, J B; Persky, M S; Cohen, N L
1985 Nov;95(11):1337-1340, Laryngoscope
— id: 145531, year: 1985, vol: 95, page: 1337, stat: Journal Article,

Restoration of speech discrimination following suboccipital, transmeatal excision of extracanalicular acoustic neuroma
Cohen, N L; Ransohoff, J; Jacobs, J
1985 Feb;93(1):126-131, Otolaryngology, head & neck surgery
— id: 67637, year: 1985, vol: 93, page: 126, stat: Journal Article,

Trousseau's syndrome in the head and neck
Liu, P G; Jacobs, J B; Reede, D
1985 Sep-Oct;6(5):405-408, American journal of otolaryngology
— id: 145530, year: 1985, vol: 6, page: 405, stat: Journal Article,

Congenital facial hemihypertrophy: report of a case with airway compromise
Sculerati, N; Jacobs, J B
1985 Nov-Dec;8(2):124-128, Head & neck surgery
— id: 145533, year: 1985, vol: 8, page: 124, stat: Journal Article,

Chondrosarcoma of the nasal septum: a case report
Beneck, D; Seidman, I; Jacobs, J
1984 Dec;7(2):162-167, Head & neck surgery
— id: 145534, year: 1984, vol: 7, page: 162, stat: Journal Article,

Pneumatic dilatation as the primary treatment for achalasia
Jacobs, J B; Cohen, N L; Mattel, S
1983 Jul-Aug;92(4 Pt 1):353-356, Annals of otology rhinology & laryngology
— id: 145535, year: 1983, vol: 92, page: 353, stat: Journal Article,

Traumatic pneumocephalus
Jacobs, J B; Persky, M S
1980 Mar;90(3):515-521, Laryngoscope
— id: 145532, year: 1980, vol: 90, page: 515, stat: Journal Article,

Treatment of radiation-induced alopecia
Jacobs, J B; Monell, C
1979 Nov-Dec;2(2):154-159, Head & neck surgery
— id: 145536, year: 1979, vol: 2, page: 154, stat: Journal Article,