What is the impact of organ preservation protocols on pharyngo-cutaneous fistula (PCF) incidence following total laryngectomy (TL), and what role do “onlay” prophylactic tissue flaps play in reducing PCF in salvage total laryngectomy (STL)?
Articles tagged with "carcinoma"
Panelists at the Triological Society’s 2014 Combined Sections Meeting debate treatment options for unilateral profound sensorineural hearing loss and recurrent thyroid tumors.
Experts discussed best practices with timing of reconstructive surgery, follow-up care for patients with basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma at the Triological Society’s Combined Sections Meeting in Miami Beach, Fla. in January
Frequent heartburn independently associated with squamous cancers of the pharynx and larynx
As robotic machines for oropharyngeal cancer surgery become more common, surgeons debated the pros and cons of transoral robotic surgery and transoral laser microsurgery in a panel discussion at the Triological Society’s Combined Sections Meeting in Scottsdale, Ariz. last January
Voice outcomes are similar whether patients are treated with endoscopic surgical resection or radiation therapy (XRT).
Otolaryngologists, medical students and researchers submited some of their research to be displayed as posters at the Triological Society’s Annual Meeting at the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings. We talked to some of the 2012 winners about their projects and the experience.
The use of an end-to-side coupling device for anastomosis appears to successfully work in challenging cases involving head and neck reconstruction following resection of cancer, researchers reported here at the 111th annual meeting of the Triological Society.
The incidence of thyroid cancer has sharply increased over the past decade, with estimates showing a rise in newly diagnosed cases from about 17,000 in 1998 to more than 30,000 in 2007.
If anyone has a sense of how socioeconomic status (SES) affects the health of patients, it is Urjeet A. Patel, MD.