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Eur Ann Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Dis. 2017 Dec;134(6):419-422. doi: 10.1016/j.anorl.2017.06.002. Epub 2017 Jun 29.

Transoral lateral oropharyngectomy.

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1
Service d'otorhinolaryngologie et de chirurgie cervico-faciale, université Paris Descartes Sorbonne Paris Cité, HEGP, Assistance publique des Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP), 20-40, rue Leblanc, 75015 Paris, France.
2
Service d'otorhinolaryngologie et de chirurgie cervico-faciale, université Paris Descartes Sorbonne Paris Cité, HEGP, Assistance publique des Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP), 20-40, rue Leblanc, 75015 Paris, France. Electronic address: ollivier.laccourreye@egp.aphp.fr.
3
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
4
Stanford university, Palo Alto, CA, USA.

Abstract

Based on a review of the indexed scientific medical literature, the authors document the key technical points, the errors to avoid, the limitations, indications and main oncologic and functional results when performing transoral lateral oropharyngectomy in cancer originating from the tonsillar region.

KEYWORDS:

Cancer; Oropharynx; Surgery; Tonsil

PMID:
28669807
DOI:
10.1016/j.anorl.2017.06.002
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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