OTOLARYNGOLOGY

Facial Nerve and Muscle Anatomy

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Introduction The facial nerve, also known as the seventh cranial nerve, combines motor, general sensory, special sensory, and autonomic (visceral) components. The intricate course of the facial nerve as it…

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Exoscopic surgery of lateral skull base

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8.1 Introduction Literature includes some studies about the use of an exoscope in neurosurgery, either as an exclusive instrument or in combination with the microscope. The use of the operative…

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Exoscope-assisted thyroid surgery

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11.1 Technological advancements in thyroid and parathyroid surgery At the beginning of the 21st century, technological advancements in thyroid and parathyroid surgery served to obtain better cosmetics results and lower…

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3D exoscopic parotidectomy

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10.1 Introduction Benign parotid tumors have historically been treated by parotidectomy focused on the complete resection of the neoplasm with facial nerve preservation. Parotid masses were formerly managed via surgical…

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Exoscope-assisted middle ear surgery

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7.1 Historical background In ear surgery, optical magnification and stereopsis are essential in identifying anatomical structures and performing surgical procedures safely and successfully. The need for stereopsis and the importance…

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Exoscope-assisted oropharyngeal surgery

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6.1 Introduction The oropharynx is currently one of the most affected sites in head and neck oncology. Over the past 20 years, the incidence of oropharyngeal cancer has increased significantly,…

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