Deguang Zhang

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BACKGROUND A modified Blair's incision or standard facelift incision is recommended to remove tumors in the accessory parotid gland. These incisions frequently result in long and visible scars. Therefore, the authors have introduced an endoscopic approach via a small preauricular incision to achieve excision of benign tumors in the accessory parotid gland.(More)
Cross-project defect prediction (CPDP) plays an important role in estimating the most likely defect-prone software components, especially for new or inactive projects. To the best of our knowledge, few prior studies provide explicit guidelines on how to select suitable training data of quality from a large number of public software repositories. In this(More)
PURPOSE Video-assisted lateral neck dissection (VALND) for papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) with lateral neck lymph node metastases (LNM) has been described previously, however, the advantages and drawbacks of VALND have not been demonstrated in previous studies. The aim of this study was to compare the surgical outcomes of video-assisted and open lateral(More)
BACKGROUND The safety and oncologic completeness of video-assisted lateral neck dissection (VALND) for papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) with lateral neck lymph node metastasis (LNM) have been reported. However, their generalization has remained limited because the advantages and drawbacks are not well demonstrated. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 64(More)
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