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A technical note: pre-operative ultrasound-guided wire localization in head and neck surgery.
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PMID:  21400257     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Ultrasound-guided wire localization of impalpable lesions is a well-recognized technique in the management of breast pathology, but its use in the head and neck is not well described. Performed under local anesthesia, high-resolution ultrasound provides real-time imaging for accurate placement of the wire resulting in fewer complications. Wire localization can focus the surgical approach, which reduces operating time and minimizes trauma to surrounding tissues. In this technical note, we describe two cases of pre-operative ultrasound-guided wire localization to facilitate the surgical excision of impalpable neck lesions.
Authors:
Robert Hywel Thomas; Christopher Burke; David Howlett
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-3-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  European archives of oto-rhino-laryngology : official journal of the European Federation of Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Societies (EUFOS) : affiliated with the German Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology - Head and Neck Surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1434-4726     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-3-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9002937     Medline TA:  Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Guys and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 5EH, UK, roberththomas@gmail.com.
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