HEAD AND NECK SURGERY

Head and Neck Surgery

Mar 25, 2017 by in HEAD AND NECK SURGERY Comments Off on Head and Neck Surgery

Complications, risks, and consequences Estimated frequency Most significant/serious complications Infection 1–5 % Bleeding/hematoma formation 1–5 % Vascular injury 1–5 %  External jugular vein branches  Thyroid injurya 1–5 % Damage to…

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Hernia Surgery

Mar 25, 2017 by in HEAD AND NECK SURGERY Comments Off on Hernia Surgery

Complications, risks, and consequences Estimated frequency Most significant/serious complications Bruising 50–80 % Bleeding/hematoma formationa 5–20 % Infection 1–5 % Seroma formation 5–20 % Rare significant/serious problems Suture abscess ± suture sinusa 0.1–1…

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Hand Surgery

Mar 25, 2017 by in HEAD AND NECK SURGERY Comments Off on Hand Surgery

Complications, risks, and consequences Estimated frequency Most significant/serious complications Bleeding or hematoma formation 1–5 % Infection 1–5 % Inability to correct long-term symptoms (muscle weakness; anesthesia, or parasthesia)a (overall) 1–5…

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Diagnostic Biopsy Procedures

Mar 25, 2017 by in HEAD AND NECK SURGERY Comments Off on Diagnostic Biopsy Procedures

Complications, risks, and consequences Estimated frequency Most significant/serious complications Bleeding or haematoma formationa 1–5 % Pain/discomfort/tendernessa 20–50 % Pneumothorax (for trans-thoracic needle biopsy passes)a 1–5 %a Rare significant/serious problems Neural…

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Foot Surgery

Mar 25, 2017 by in HEAD AND NECK SURGERY Comments Off on Foot Surgery

Fig. 5.1 Wound breakdown from a skin graft to the sole of the foot after (delayed) foreign body removal and subsequent wound infection Possible reduction in the risk of misunderstandings…

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Cutaneous Surgery

Mar 25, 2017 by in HEAD AND NECK SURGERY Comments Off on Cutaneous Surgery

Complications, risks, and consequences Estimated frequency Most significant/serious complications Bleeding or hematoma formationa 1–5 % Infectiona 1–5 % Hypertrophic/keloidal scarringa (overall) 1–5 %  Special body sites (e.g., sternum, shoulder)a 5–20…

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Diagnosing Injuries of the Mandible

Aug 21, 2016 by in HEAD AND NECK SURGERY Comments Off on Diagnosing Injuries of the Mandible

11 Diagnosing Injuries of the Mandible Flowchart and Checklist Craniofacial Injuries, Chapter 3, p. 20. Checklist Treatment of Dental Injuries, Chapter 3, p. 24. Treatment of Injuries of the Mandible,…

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