Articles tagged with "benign parotid tumors"

Literature Review: A Roundup of Important Recent Studies

TORS alone effective for select cases of oropharyngeal cancer; swallowing exercises during cancer treatment and muscle maintenance; better analytic tools needed for pediatric OSA; individualized education improves language skills in UHL; vitamin a not an effective treatment for olfactory disorders; ECD as alternative surgery for benign parotid tumors.

Extracapsular Dissection a Valid Option for Benign Parotid Tumors

Is extracapsular dissection a better option for benign parotid tumors? Background: While a superficial or total parotidectomy is considered the gold standard surgical intervention for benign parotid tumors, the surgery risks intraoperative damage to the facial nerve. In fact, the rate of temporary paresis of the facial nerve is 15 to 25 percent after superficial […]