Frailty as measured by the 5-factor mF1-5 is shown to be significantly associated with life-threatening postoperative morbidity, mortality, and length of stay following skull base surgeries.
Articles tagged with "head and neck surgery"
Home drain removal is a safe and efficacious option for patients following head and neck surgery, providing cost savings to them and better utilization of providers’ time.
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.
As technology and training standards evolve, 3D printing is emerging as a key technology in patient care in Oto-HNS.
A look at the ideal methods of skin preparation to reduce surgical site infection (SSI) in head and neck surgery.
A look at the periprocedural management of anticoagulation and antiplatelet medications, including aspirin, warfarin, and clopidogrel.
Ampicillin/sulbactam is the preferred perioperative prophylactic antibiotic in major head and neck surgery.