Explore the latest science, techniques, and procedure videos about head and neck surgery.
This review discusses emerging imaging technologies for parathyroid gland identification and vascular assessment and offers a manual for possible implementation in thyroid surgery.
This cross-sectional study describes treatment and patient outcomes of thyroidectomy for medullary thyroid carcinoma after disclosure of RET variants on genomic screening.
This cohort study investigates the association between lobectomy vs total thyroidectomy and outcomes in patients with intermediate-risk papillary thyroid cancer and lymph node metastasis.
This cross-sectional study examines trends in laryngeal complications reported to the US Food and Drug Administration after vagus nerve stimulation implantation.
This national cohort study assesses the occurrence and risk factors of recurrent disease in all Dutch patients with papillary thyroid microcarcinoma who received surgical treatment according to the Dutch guideline between January 2000 and December 2020.
This qualitative study compares wide-field optical coherence tomography imaging with standard hematoxylin and eosin slides for margin analysis in squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity and oropharynx.
A 55-year-old man with a medical history significant for hypertension, coronary artery disease, and obstructive sleep apnea presents with an enlarging neck mass of more than 2 years’ duration. What is your diagnosis?
This retrospective cohort study of more than 600 patients with definitively treated head and neck cancer uses parametric modeling to examine current surveillance guidelines and to propose new assessment schedules.
This case report describes a lingual artery pseudoaneurysm in a child after a low-energy, blunt, neck trauma accompanied by subcutaneous emphysema, pneumothorax, pneumomediastinum, pneumopericardium, pneumoperitoneum, and pneumorrhachis.
This cohort study assesses whether there is an association between body mass index and postoperative venous thromboembolism and hematoma rates in patients treated with prophylactic enoxaparin 30 mg twice daily.
This case report describes patient in their 40s with a medical history of sleep apnea and diabetes and no history of immunosuppression who presented with left-sided nasal obstruction for 1 year and was found to have an Epstein-Barr virus–positive plasmacytoma.
A 21-year-old man presented with left-sided facial paralysis and sensorineural hearing loss; physical examination was otherwise normal. What is your diagnosis?
An otherwise healthy man in his 60s with no prior history of smoking, head and neck surgeries, or radiation exposure presented with a 1-year medical history of progressively worsening hoarseness and dyspnea. What is your diagnosis?
This retrospective analysis of patients who underwent thyroid surgery at 16 centers in 4 countries examines modes of nodule detection and differences by geographic area.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the use of virtual reality on postoperative pain management in hospitalized patients after head and neck surgery.
A 2-month-old, full-term female presents with a left upper neck mass. What is your diagnosis?
This cross-sectional study compares objective measures with patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures of mouth function and salivary flow after head and neck cancer radiation therapy.
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