Postoperative antibiotic prophylaxis in clean-contaminated head and neck free flap reconstruction cases is most likely sufficient and recommended for use less than 24hours from wound closure.
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There is no data to suggest that delayed tracheostomy offers a morbidity or mortality advantage.
It is oncologically safe to use the submental flap for reconstruction. Here’s a look at whether it’s oncologically safe to use the submental flap for reconstruction of oral cavity cancer defects.
The management of vestibular neuritis with corticosteroids remains controversial.
All individuals presenting with an extratympanic paraganglioma of the head and neck should undergo genetic testing.
Screening for depression in patients with OSA would be worthwhile because there is a high rate of comorbidity.
There is a critical need for high-quality randomized control trials to determine if diuretics are effective for treating Meniére’s disease.
There is insufficient evidence to support the use of acupuncture in CRS.
There is no uniformity or consensus on the effective management of the N zero nodal basin in cSCC.