neck dissection


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neck dissection

The excision of lymph nodes and other neck tissues likely to be involved by cancer, usually a squamous cell carcinoma arising in the oral cavity.

neck dissection

 Surgery The excision of lymph nodes and other tissues grossly (|a|) (macroscopically) involved by CA in the neck for the staging of cancer. See Commando operation, Radical neck dissection.
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The primary types of ENT surgery procedures are tonsillectomy, ear procedures (myringoplasty, tympanoplasty), functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS), tracheostomy, thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy, adenoidectomy, tongue operations (glossectomy, frenectomy), laryngeal operations, pharyngeal operations, and radical neck dissection.
Total thyroidectomy and left functional neck dissection was performed under general anesthesia.
When neck lymph node dissections are included, a separate, linked data set for Nodal Excisions and Neck Dissection Specimens for Head & Neck Tumours would be completed.
The reported incidence of transient hypocalcaemia ranges from 1% to 68%, and that of permanent hypocalcaemia ranges from 0% to 13%.1-5 Moreover, approximately 20% of transient hypocalcaemia occurs from total thyroidectomy only, it increases to 50% to 60%with bilateral central neck dissection.6
Their topics include the history and classification of nodal level and neck dissections, biological mechanisms of lymphatic spread, modified radical neck dissection, rehabilitation after neck dissection, structures of the neck amenable to ultrasound evaluation, neck dissection for salivary gland malignancies, elective neck dissection for upper aerodigestive tract cancers, robotic neck dissection: the retroauricular approach, systemic therapies in the management of head and neck cancer, and measuring quality outcome in neck dissection.
Prophylactic central neck dissection was applied to the cases with a tumor size >4 cm.
The radical neck dissection for head and neck cancer was first descried in 1906 by Dr.
The oncologic committee decided on preoperative nutritional optimization to restore a normal BMI, followed by oncologic excision, with bilateral neck dissection and appropriate reconstruction.
Radical neck dissection, which involves the surgical removal of a cancerous mass in the neck or metastasis costs Sh76,500 when paid in cash.
Selective or modified radical neck dissection and/or superficial parotidectomy were definitely indicated when a clinically positive node or a direct invasion to the parotid was found during the preoperative evaluation; otherwise, it depended on the surgeon's discretion to conduct a simultaneous surgical procedure.
(10) Hence, limited neck dissection is one of the best options for the patient with clinically and radiologically negative nodes.
She then underwent a "neck dissection" - an operation to remove all the cancerous lymph nodes and the lower part of her parotid gland - in August 2014 which left a terrible scar.