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ALLMedicine™ Glossectomy Center

Research & Reviews  143 results

Salvage total glossectomy and total glosso-laryngectomy: Are they worth it? A GETTEC Fr...
Oral Oncology; Mazerolle P, Fuchsmann C et. al.

May 15th, 2022 - Salvage total glossectomy (TG) or total glosso-laryngectomy (TGL) remain controversial, as highly morbid procedures. The objective was to describe oncological and functional outcomes after salvage TG or TGL. We performed a multicenter retrospectiv...

Tongue cancer treatment and oncological outcomes: The role of glossectomy classification.
Surgical Oncology; De Berardinis R, Tagliabue M et. al.

Apr 22nd, 2022 - Nowadays surgery remains the gold standard of treatment for tongue cancer. Via a more clear and precise terminology, the glossectomy classification by Ansarin et al. facilitates shared communication between surgeons, allowing comparison between pu...

Base of Tongue Surgery and Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
Otolaryngology--head and Neck Surgery : Official Journal ... Williamson A, McArdle EH et. al.

Apr 20th, 2022 - Drug-induced sleep endoscopy-directed lingual tonsillectomy and midline posterior glossectomy have been employed for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea in children. The purpose of this study is to evaluate outcomes in children undergoing lin...

Survival, functional, and quality of life outcomes between total glossectomy with and w...
American Journal of Otolaryngology; Burnham AJ, Ottenstein L et. al.

Apr 11th, 2022 - A total glossectomy (TG) may be required for advanced tongue tumors. TG with total laryngectomy (TGL) may be indicated in some cases with tumor extension into the larynx or high risk of aspiration. Total glossectomy with laryngeal preservation (TG...

Macroglossia: A potentially severe complication of late-onset Pompe disease.
European Journal of Neurology; Dupé C, Lefeuvre C et. al.

Mar 19th, 2022 - Pompe disease is a rare neuromuscular disorder caused by a deficiency of a lysosomal enzyme, acid α-glucosidase. Macroglossia is a classic clinical sign of several inherited myopathies and has also been reported to occur progressively in late-onse...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  2 results

Perioperative Analgesia Using Gabapentin in Head and Neck Cancer Surgery

Jul 9th, 2021 - Patients undergoing head and neck cancer surgery frequently experience significant post surgical pain, which often necessitates the use of narcotic pain medication. However, opioids can have multiple side effects that can complicate the head and n...

Improving Therapeutic Outcomes in the Tongue Carcinoma Patient: Assessment of Adaptation Using Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Diffusion Tensor Imaging

Jun 12th, 2014 - The purpose of this investigation is to determine cortical mechanisms of adaptation to surgical or radiation treatment to the tongue. This study will use a non-invasive imaging technique, Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI), to investigat...

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News  6 results

‘Promising’ responses with preoperative immunotherapy in oral cavity cancer

Mar 2nd, 2020 - Response and survival In the nivolumab monotherapy arm, 50% of patients (n = 7) had a volumetric response, and 8% (n = 1) had a pathologic complete response. In the nivolumab-ipilimumab arm, 53% of patients (n = 8) had a volumetric response, and 2.

Pulmonary hypertension linked to complications after head and neck procedures
Doug Brunk, MDedge News

Feb 1st, 2019 - SAN DIEGO – Patients with pulmonary hypertension who undergo head and neck surgery face an increased risk of several postoperative complications, compared with their counterparts who do not have the condition. They also face an increase in total c.

Analysis examines glossectomy as solo treatment for sleep apnea
Doug Brunk

Jan 25th, 2015 - CORONADO, CALIF. – Results from a new meta-analysis suggest that glossectomy significantly improves sleep outcomes when performed as part of a multi-level surgery for adults with obstructive sleep apnea.

Analysis examines glossectomy as solo treatment for sleep apnea
Doug Brunk, MDedge News

Jan 25th, 2015 - CORONADO, CALIF. – Results from a new meta-analysis suggest that glossectomy significantly improves sleep outcomes when performed as part of a multi-level surgery for adults with obstructive sleep apnea.

Group A Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcal Glossal Necrotizing Myositis -- Case Report and Review

Jun 30th, 2005 - Abstract and Introduction We report the first case of glossal necrotizing myositis by group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus in an 8-year-old girl on chronic nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, immunomodulators, and steroids for juvenile rheumatoi...

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