Considerations, responsibilities physicians face when informing patients, families of surgical complications, mishaps
Articles tagged with "surgery"
What is the normative amplitude and latency of the vagus, the recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN), and the external branch of superior laryngeal nerve (EBSLN), and how do they indicate post-operative neural function?
New study finds that a patient’s immune response to surgery is strongly linked to his or her surgical recovery
The optimal treatment involves complete surgical resection, with endoscopic techniques used most often for lower-stage tumors and open techniques in advanced cases
PDT appears to be a safe alternative to open surgical tracheotomy, although it may increase risk of asymptomatic tracheal stenosis
Delay in repairing mandible fractures post-injury can be associated with technical challenges and complications, but a delay of up to five days has not been shown to compromise outcomes in terms of bony union and occlusion.
The role of hyoid procedures in the surgical management of SDB remains uncertain, as several reports have emerged questioning their potential benefit.