transmandibular

transmandibular

/trans·man·dib·u·lar/ (trans″man-dib´u-lar) through or across the mandible.
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Other approaches are transmandibular approach, lateral pharyngotomy approach and suprahyoid approach for large lingual thyroids.
In transmandibular approach, incision is given at the level of mandible, suprahyoid dissection is carried out by lifting the suprahyoid muscles, the base of the tongue is pulled down and the lingual thyroid is brought out of the swelling and can further be excised.
The study carried out by Weinstein et al (64) presents TORS as an effective alternative to the conventional transmandibular approaches, which include a free-flap reconstruction.
The tracheostomy was also necessary to provide airway management during his transmandibular surgical approach and subsequent postoperative tongue swelling.
However, alternative methods to root form implants, such as smooth staple implants, and transmandibular implant reconstructive systems with atrophic mandibles, are also included in the discussion, as well as immediate placement cases.
There have been as many as 65 documented ways to remove JNA, with about 8 logical approaches: transnasal, transpalatal, transmandibular, transzygomatic, transantral through the bed of the hyoid bone, combined craniotomy and rhinotomy and lateral rhinotomy.
Transcervical, transmandibular and transparotid are the main approaches described (1) to approach the parapharyngeal space.
The removal of lesions of the tongue and vallecula can be achieved via different surgical approaches, including transpharyngeal, transmandibular, and transoral routes.
The transmandibular approach is suitable for various types of reconstructive procedures and is not associated with any complications.
The transmandibular approach provides the most complete exposure, but it is a morbid procedure and is associated with the risk of complications.
Access can be gained via transnasal, transpalatal, transoral, transmandibular, and transmaxillary approaches.
7] The most common anterior approaches are the transmandibular, the transoral, and the transmaxillary procedures, all of which require an osteotomy.