OTOLARYNGOLOGY

Radiologic Imaging Concerns

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Radiologic Imaging Concerns Jeffrey A. Bennett MRI is generally preferred over CT for the imaging of salivary gland neoplasms. This is because of its ability to better characterize the internal…

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General Principles and Management

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General Principles and Management Daniel G. Deschler Kevin S. Emerick Lori J. Wirth Paul M. Busse ANATOMY Parotid The exocrine salivary gland system of the upper aerodigestive tract is composed…

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Radiation Therapy Technique

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Radiation Therapy Technique William M. Mendenhall The technique employed depends on the site and extent of the melanoma. The most common indication for radiotherapy (RT) in head and neck melanoma…

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Radiologic Imaging Concerns

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Radiologic Imaging Concerns Jeffrey A. Bennett Imaging of the head and neck for melanoma is usually performed as part of staging for metastatic lymph nodes and intracranial metastases. If the…

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General Principles and Management

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General Principles and Management Michael E. Kupferman Michael A. Davies INTRODUCTION More than 3.5 million new skin cancers are diagnosed every year. Although melanoma represents <5% of the cases, it…

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Surgical Technique

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Surgical Technique Marc S. Zimbler When analyzing facial soft tissue skin defects certain considerations are important, even before examining the defect itself. First and foremost, the reconstructive surgeon must be…

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Radiation Therapy Technique

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Radiation Therapy Technique Louis B. Harrison Rudolph Woode James E. Dolan Waleed Mourad Electron beam radiation therapy is the mainstay of treatment for skin cancers of the head and neck….

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Radiologic Imaging Concerns

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Radiologic Imaging Concerns Jeffrey A. Bennett The role of imaging for the patient with skin cancer, similar to any other head and neck cancer, is to determine the full extent…

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General Principles and Management

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General Principles and Management Louis B. Harrison Par S. Mehta Matthew Halpern Desiree Ratner Nonmelanoma skin cancers (NMSCs) are the most frequently occurring cancers in the United States, with basal…

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Surgical Technique

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Surgical Technique William Ignace Wei Jimmy Yue Wai Chan INTRODUCTION The primary treatment modality for cancer of the nasopharynx is radiotherapy for early-stage diseases and concomitant chemotherapy and radiation for…

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