In elective neck dissections for most HNSCC primary sites, level IIB nodes can be left intact, thus minimizing risk of damage to the spinal accessory nerve.
TRIO Best Practices
A look at the ideal methods of skin preparation to reduce surgical site infection (SSI) in head and neck surgery.
Earlier age at the time of cochlear implantation in congenitally deafened children has been demonstrated to be significantly correlated to improved outcomes.
Pregabalin given one hour before septoplasty decreases postoperative pain and lowers the requirement for postoperative analgesics, with no significant increase in side effects
Close, routine endoscopic and imaging surveillance is needed in the post-treatment setting.
Drains have been ubiquitously used in head and neck procedures to obliterate dead space, approximate skin flaps, and thereby promote wound healing.
Acupuncture has shown encouraging results when utilized within a variety of ear, nose, and throat procedures.