He had undergone partial parotidectomy, modified radical neck dissection
, and radiotherapy 10 years previously
Mr Quine explained that the operation Bryn required was a wide excision of his tonsil using a laser and a neck dissection
to remove the glands in his neck.
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After a detailed workup, including abdomen, pelvis and chest CT scan which were negative for metastatic disease, the patient underwent total tyroidectomy and bilateral neck dissection
in November 2009.
Radical neck dissection
surgery left Rhiannon with a 12-inch scar from her ear to her collar bone to her chin.
After a nine-hour neck dissection
, to remove half of her neck, lymph nodes and parts of the cancer, Gwen found herself having to learn how to talk and eat all over again.
The search for neoplastic bleeding source can be challenging (Figure 9), and surgical exploration can be difficult in patients with prior neck dissection
or radiation therapy.
I report a novel use of titrated, intraoperative, low-dose sugammadex to allow temporary surgical nerve stimulation during a neck dissection
followed by an apparently normal response to a standard dose of rocuronium.
I had a selective neck dissection
operation last December and I was warned it might end up being a radical neck dissection
, depending on what they found when I was on the operating table.
In addition, particularly in cases where a neck dissection
is performed to access involved lymph nodes, nerve weakness (shoulder) or nerve damage (tingling, hypersensitivity) occurs.
The study evaluated 58 patients who were suffering from chronic pain or dysfunction as a result of neck dissection
The skin was sutured to the tracheotomy incision to prevent spillage of tracheal secretions into the neck dissection