The use of PET scan is recommended at diagnosis for patients presenting at clinical stages III and IV for head and neck cancer.
TRIO Best Practices » Head and Neck
Ultrasound guided core needle biopby is a minimally invasive and accurate diagnostic option for the assessment of head and neck lesions, including lymphoma.
Facial nerve paralysis (FNP) is a potential complication following parotid surgery.
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.
Drains have been ubiquitously used in head and neck procedures to obliterate dead space, approximate skin flaps, and thereby promote wound healing.
A look at the periprocedural management of anticoagulation and antiplatelet medications, including aspirin, warfarin, and clopidogrel.
Perineural invasion has been validated an important pathologic diagnosis in OCSCC that should be carefully examined because it significantly contributes to prognosis and oncologic management.