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Low-energy He/Ne laser in the prevention of radiation-induced mucositis
Abstract Use of the low-energy helium-neon laser (LEL) appears to be a simple atraumatic technique for the prevention and treatment of mucositis of various origins. Preliminary findings, andExpand
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Impact of preoperative radiotherapy on head and neck free flap reconstruction: a report on 429 cases.
BACKGROUND The primary objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of preoperative radiotherapy on the outcomes of head and neck microvascular reconstruction. The secondary objective was toExpand
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Results of vocal rehabilitation using tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis after total laryngectomy and their predictive factors
The aims of this retrospective study were to evaluate prosthetic voice restoration by tracheoesophageal puncture (TEP) in laryngectomized patients and to identify clinical factors correlated withExpand
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French multicenter phase III randomized study testing concurrent twice-a-day radiotherapy and cisplatin/5-fluorouracil chemotherapy (BiRCF) in unresectable pharyngeal carcinoma: Results at 2 years
BACKGROUND Unresectable carcinomas of the oropharynx and hypopharynx still have a poor long-term prognosis. Following a previous phase II study, this phase III multicenter trial was conducted betweenExpand
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Free‐Flap Head and Neck Reconstruction and Quality of Life: A 2‐Year Prospective Study
Objectives: This prospective study was designed to evaluate quality of life (QOL) after free‐flap head and neck reconstruction.
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Head and neck free-flap reconstruction in the elderly.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the reliability of free-flap head and neck reconstruction in the elderly. MATERIAL AND METHODS All patients who underwent free-flap head and neck reconstruction in ourExpand
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Effect of surgical modality and hypofractionated split-course radiotherapy on local control and survival from sinonasal mucosal melanoma.
AIMS To assess the efficacy of surgery and high-dose split-course radiotherapy in sinonasal head and neck mucosal melanoma (SHNMM). MATERIAL AND METHODS Between 1991 and 2006, 23 patients (medianExpand
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A comparison between distal and proximal port device insertion in head and neck cancer.
AIM To compare technical feasibility and complications of radiologically arm port device implantation using arm venography exclusively (API-Group B) with chest port placement using cephalic veinExpand
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A multifactorial approach including tumoural epidermal growth factor receptor, p53, thymidylate synthase and dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase to predict treatment outcome in head and neck cancer
SummaryThe prognostic value of tumoural epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), p53, thymidylate synthase (TS) and dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase (DPD) was analysed on 82 advanced head and neckExpand
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Prognostic impact of the epidermal growth factor receptor levels for patients with larynx and hypopharynx cancer.
The aim of this study was to analyse prognostic factors for disease free interval (DFI) and overall survival (OS) among patients with larynx and hypopharynx cancer requiring a total laryngectomy.Expand
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