Explore the latest science, techniques, and procedure videos about head and neck surgery.
This cohort study uses data from the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program to develop and compare preoperative risk indices to determine factors associated with short-term major postoperative adverse events in patients undergoing thyroid or parathyroid surgery.
This cross-sectional analysis uses the Nationwide Inpatient Sample to examine the association between regional hospital market concentration, hospital charges, and costs for laryngectomy.
This population-based study evaluates nearly 16 years of clinical and administrative data to understand the differences in surgical treatments, the incidence of thyroid cancer, and the role of region-based surgeons in provincewide practice variations in Ontario, Canada.
This case report describes a patient with a medical history of symptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism who was found to have an atypical parathyroid neoplasm at the right skull base with an infiltrating pattern, which was treated by transnasal-transpterygoid endoscopic removal.
This case report describes a woman in her 20s who presented with a right lower neck swelling that appeared intermittently, especially during swallowing and coughing.
This quality improvement cohort study used Lean methodology to identify opportunities to reduce operating room inefficiency and, following a retrospective medical record review, implemented a surgical plan of the day and evaluated its association with reduced operation times.
This article examines otolaryngologist contributions to the opioid epidemic and argues on behalf of limiting opioid prescription and working to make prescribing practices more consistent across disciplines.
This case report describes a woman in her 60s who presented with many large scalp cylindroma tumors.
This multicenter cohort study evaluates the rate of occult extranodal extension and postoperative nodal upstaging among patients with localized oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma treated by transoral robotic surgery with neck dissection.
This cohort study uses data from the US National Cancer Database to report the association of patient survival with treatment facility case volume thresholds among patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
This cohort study evaluates the identification rate of sentinel lymph nodes using a novel technique of combined preoperative computed tomographic (CT) lymphography and intraoperative indocyanine green fluorescence for localized tongue cancers.
This systematic review of 16 English-language studies compares measures of diagnostic accuracy of 18F-fluorocholine positron emission tomography–computed tomography with other imaging modalities in locating parathyroid glands to facilitate minimally invasive surgery.
A young woman developed a large, painful mass on her tongue after bite trauma. Histopathologic examination showed ulceration, pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia, and acute and chronic inflammation with eosinophils. What is your diagnosis?
This cohort study examines the use of real-time near-infrared autofluorescence imaging in the intraoperative setting for identification and localization of the parathyroid gland in patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1.
This study examines the accuracy of Medicare Physician Fee Schedule valuations of commonly performed head and neck surgical procedures.
This study uses Kaiser Permanente data to investigate a cut point for the association between annual surgeon total thyroidectomy volume and the rates of transient and permanent postoperative hypoparathyroidism and/or vocal cord paralysis among patients who underwent the procedure during 2008-2015.
This cohort study analyzes records of 2175 patients who underwent paramedian forehead flap reconstruction to evaluate the occurrence of postoperative complications.
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