Jaime Carlos Ribeiro

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BACKGROUND Correction of residual myopia after radial keratotomy may be attempted with repeated keratotomy surgery, but predictability can be less than satisfactory. Excimer laser photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) provides an alternative approach to improving the refractive result in these patients. METHODS Twenty-five eyes of 20 patients at five clinical(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the feasibility and validity of great auricular nerve preservation during parotidectomy. METHODS Thirty patients with parotid tumors were randomized to 2 groups. Sixteen patients (group A) underwent classic parotidectomy with sacrifice of the great auricular nerve. The surgeon tried to spare the nerve in the 14 patients (group B).(More)
The Amatsu vocal rehabilitation technique is a tracheoesophageal shunt using a posterior tracheal flap associated with a sphincter made of esophageal muscular wall. Since march 1991 the procedure was done in 33 men and 2 women. ages ranging from 30 to 78 years. Previous radiotherapy, hypopharynx lesions, need for postoperative radiotherapy or use of(More)
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