The studies presented demonstrate that sentinel lymph node biopsy with lymphoscintigraphy is an important technique in the management of clinical merkel cell carcinoma.
TRIO Best Practices » Head and Neck
The practice of discontinuing estrogen therapy for two weeks prior to surgery should be weighed against individual risk factors, mode of administration, and side effects.
Transoral thyroidectomy can be safely performed in a select group of patients. Here are its unique advantages and guidance on when it should be used.
Parotid gland malignancies with clinically evident regional nodal metastasis should undergo a formal neck dissection, followed by appropriate adjuvant therapy.
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.