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The Neck Dissection Manual

A Step-by-Step Surgical Atlas

Thurnher, D., Brunner, M., Lill, C., Heiduschka, G., Leonhard, M., Moukarbel, R.

2014, 250 p. 500 illus. in color.

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  • About this book

  • Clear and concise, step-by-step surgical guide
  • Written by experts
  • With numerous drawings and color photographs​
Neck dissection is an integral part in the management of patients with head and neck cancer. The complexity of the head and neck region makes this procedure an inherently delicate undertaking for surgeons from different specialties who treat head and neck cancer.This richly illustrated guide provides a detailed step-by-step description of operative techniques involved in neck dissection. The authors share their extensive experience, giving precise surgical instructions specific to this procedure. Actual intraoperative photos, in combination with high-quality drawings, are used to highlight all the essential steps. The book discusses anatomic variations as well as practical pearls and pitfalls and will be an essential resource for trainees and practicing surgeons in the fields of head and neck surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, reconstructive surgery, and oncologic surgery.​

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » head and neck, neck dissection, head and neck surgery, cancer

Related subjects » Oncology & Hematology - Otorhinolaryngology - Surgery

Table of contents 

Definition and types of neck dissection.- Pre-operative investigations.- Operative set-up.- Recommended instruments.- Selective neck dissection.- Radical neck dissection.- References.​

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