Perioperative gabapentin given 300 mg twice daily did not result in reduced narcotic use, but results were compatible with clinically meaningful reductions in pain scores.
Literature Reviews » Head and Neck
Intraoral ultrasound is useful in the evaluation of oral tongue malignancies when compared with histopathological methods.
Outpatient parotidectomies are associated with similar as well as decreased complication rates as compared with inpatient parotidectomies.
Older age is independently associated with the development of voice or swallowing changes after thyroidectomy.
This particular study showed that an SUVmax ratio between tonsils >1.6 (62% sensitive, 100% specific) is highly suspicious and warrants biopsy.
Neoadjuvant, systemic therapy and surgical resection followed by risk-adapted adjuvant therapy allowed a high number of patients to avoid radiation therapy.
Compared to ETT surface electrodes, anterior laryngeal electrodes (ALEs) provide similar and stable electromyographic responses with equal sensitivity during neural monitoring in thyroid and parathyroid surgery.
A look at the temporal trends demographics, treatment, and prognosis of oral cavity cancer over a 40-year period.
PNI is an invaluable pathological parameter to independently predict cervical metastasis, local relapse, neck relapse and poor survival outcomes in tongue squamous cell carcinoma.
A look at the impact of delays in postoperative head and neck (HN) chemoradiotherapy on survival rates.