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Total en bloc resection of the temporal bone and carotid artery for malignant tumors of the ear and temporal bone.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6708697     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A technique for single stage total en bloc resection of the temporal bone and intratemporal carotid artery with immediate reconstruction has been described. This formidable procedure requires the collaborative efforts of neurotologic skull base surgeons, neurosurgeons, and head and neck surgeons. Two patients have undergone this procedure; one with squamous cell carcinoma and one with extensive basal cell carcinoma. The quality of life following this procedure is adequate and the cosmetic deformity can be minimized. Longer follow-up is necessary to determine the value and overall impact of this approach to cancer of the temporal bone on disease free interval and patient survival. Further experience with the technical aspects of this procedure should reduce the operating time, blood loss, and resultant morbidity.
Authors:
M D Graham; R T Sataloff; J L Kemink; G T Wolf; J E McGillicuddy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Laryngoscope     Volume:  94     ISSN:  0023-852X     ISO Abbreviation:  Laryngoscope     Publication Date:  1984 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-05-15     Completed Date:  1984-05-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8607378     Medline TA:  Laryngoscope     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  528-33     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Carcinoma, Basal Cell / surgery
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell / surgery
Carotid Artery, Internal / surgery*
Ear Canal
Ear Neoplasms / surgery*
Ear, External
Female
Humans
Ligation
Male
Methods
Middle Aged
Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
Skull Neoplasms / surgery*
Temporal Bone / surgery*

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