aerodigestive


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aerodigestive

(ˌɛərəʊdɪˈdʒɛstɪv)
adj
(Biology) of or relating to the organs and tissues of the respiratory tract and the upper part of the digestive tract
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A novel technology ten years ago, robotic head and neck surgery is quickly becoming a standard tool of the head and neck surgical oncologist in treating head and neck aerodigestive cancers, say Goldenerg and Goyal, and continues to expand to thyroid surgery, neck dissection, nasal and nasopharyngeal surgery, and sleep surgery.
It is usually found in minor salivary glands of the mouth, particularly the palate, and the upper aerodigestive tract.
Foreign bodies in the ear and the aerodigestive tract in children.
Acrokeratosis paraneoplastica is an extremely rare syndrome typically involving men over the age of 40 years with an aerodigestive tract cancer.
The baby likely will be more prone to ear infections, large tonsils, and a multitude of other aerodigestive issues.
8] The concept was first examined in the upper aerodigestive tract, where multiple primary tumors and local recurrent tumors originated from the anaplastic tendency of multiple cells.
Surgery types included surgery for intracranial tumor, pharyngeal cancer, breast cancer, respiratory or mediastinal cancer, aerodigestive cancer, genitourinary cancer, and cardiovascular diseases.
Objective: To assess the use of plain film radiology in the detection of fish and chicken bones in the upper aerodigestive tract.
6) Treatment indications include: sleep apnea, aerodigestive tract compression, neck pain, and/ or aesthetics.
Pre-contrast protocols would be time consuming and delay definitive management if vascular or aerodigestive injuries were present.
Significant soft tissue trauma to the neck can involve critical upper aerodigestive and cerebrovascular structures whose relatively simple physiologic functions are basic to life support.
The upper aerodigestive tract (UADT) includes mainly the nose and paranasal sinuses, oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, and salivary glands.