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n. pl. pa·rot·i·dec·to·mies
Surgical removal of the parotid gland.
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He had undergone partial parotidectomy, modified radical neck dissection, and radiotherapy 10 years previously
Management options include low-dose radiation, sclerosis, repeated aspiration or superficial parotidectomy.
A left parotidectomy was performed in May 2010, with removal of both the superficial and deep lobes of the parotid gland along with identification and preservation of the facial nerve.
Superficial parotidectomy and excision of the cyst was performed without injury to the facial nerve.
The gross examination of the superficial parotidectomy specimen showed a firm infiltrative mass (3.
Other treatment modalities mentioned in the literature are invasive, such as duct ligation, parotidectomy, and tympanic neurectomy [Chitre and Premchandra, 1997; Nahlieli et al.
Michael Hobsley used to say, before starting a parotidectomy "Take the clock down, nurse, and put a calendar up.
The patient's clinical history began on July 2003 when he underwent a right parotidectomy and removal of a chin lymph node.
March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Starion Instruments, a leading surgical device company, today announced that a study published in the January 2008 issue of The American Surgeon found Starion's patented Tissue Welding technology minimized intraoperative blood loss, postoperative complications and may reduce the development of facial paresis in parotidectomy procedures.
If the poorly differentiated component is not noted on the initial biopsy specimen, the possible use of adjuvant treatment modalities (such as postoperative radiotherapy, superficial parotidectomy, and/or closer follow-up after surgery)--in addition to margin-controlled excision of the residual tumor--may not be considered for the patient.
Recall of information disclosed orally before thyroidectomy, parathyroidectomy, and parotidectomy was better among younger, better-educated patients.
He had a history of a left parotid malignancy 20 years earlier that required a parotidectomy and postoperative radiation therapy.