Parotid gland malignancies with clinically evident regional nodal metastasis should undergo a formal neck dissection, followed by appropriate adjuvant therapy.
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The existing literature still suggests that the highest locoregional control and survival rates are achieved with surgery.
Chemoprophylaxis should be utilized in the postoperative period for vestibular schwannoma surgery.
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.
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.
All individuals presenting with an extratympanic paraganglioma of the head and neck should undergo genetic testing.
There is no uniformity or consensus on the effective management of the N zero nodal basin in cSCC.