A look at the effect of endovascular intervention or extracranial/intracranial (EC/IC) vascular bypass on the management of patients with head and neck cancer-related rupture of the extracranial carotid artery or its major branches.
Literature Reviews » Head and Neck
BRP and ESP procedure outcomes are comparable in the improvement of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with palatal collapse, although further trials and long-term follow-up are needed.
Injury to the recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) during surgery impacts on the patient’s ability to phonate, breathe, and swallow.
Near-infrared fluorescence imaging (NIFI) is comparable to the experienced surgeon’s visual inspection in identifying parathyroid glands.
Comparing two different treatmes of patients with squamous cell carcinoma of unknown primary to see the impact on survival rate.
Postoperative cerebrospinal fluid leak, smoking status, and non-Caucasian ethnicity are associated with significantly increased costs following endoscopic transphenoidal pituitary surgery.
Current heterogeneity in peritonsillar abscess management includes differences in workup, investigation, and post-discharge analgesic prescription.
The recipient site of the initial failed free flap is the most important factor affecting its management and, in many cases, a second free flap in the acute setting is appropriate.
The practice of neck drain insertions in patients undergoing thyroidectomies is associated with higher risks of hematomas and surgical site infections, and longer hospital stays.
Pretreatment sarcopenia as radiologically defined by decreased skeletal muscle index (SMI) or skeletal muscle mass (SMM) correlates with poor survival in HNC patients.