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September 1971

Complications of Head and Neck Surgery

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Otolaryngology and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Cincinnati Medical, Cincinnati.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1971;94(3):246-254. doi:10.1001/archotol.1971.00770070240011

The management of carcinoma of the head and neck can be associated with significant morbidity or mortality. However, vigorous measures are required to cure or salvage the patient with a tumor. Complications of head and neck surgery are reviewed in an attempt to reacquaint the surgeon with measures required in dealing more effectively with head and neck malignancies.

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