parotidectomy

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pa·rot·i·dec·to·my

 (pə-rŏt′ĭ-dĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. pa·rot·i·dec·to·mies
Surgical removal of the parotid gland.
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The rarity of MCC and, specifically, of those receiving therapeutic parotidectomies limited the size of our study population.
Commonest procedure as quoted by Leverstein H et al was 'partial' superficial parotidectomies (53.
Additionally, the company's new device clearance will allow for additional uses in thyroidectomies, parotidectomies and additional open ENT procedures.
Historically, lymphoepithelial lesions (LELs) have been a peripheral indication for surgery on the parotid gland, accounting for less than 1% of all parotidectomies undertaken.
ABSTRACT: We reviewed 51 consecutive parotidectomies done at a general community hospital and gathered data on age and sex of the patients, length of stay in the hospital, perioperative outcome, complications, and surgical pathology.
1] In a series of 250 consecutive parotidectomies examined in one large series, 25% of all tumors discovered in the gland represented metastatic malignant neoplasms, the majority of which were squamous cell carcinoma.
The new clearance, for the device's use in head and neck procedures, will allow for additional uses such as thyroidectomies, parotidectomies and additional open ENT procedures.
Katz et al (1) in his study of 100 parotidectomies has reported five main anatomic types of branching.
Parotid fistulae do not generally occur as a complication of parotidectomies.