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The aim of this study is to investigate the clinical and pathological characteristics of basal cell adenoma (BCA) and to compare the diagnosis/treatment of BCA with those of Warthin’s tumor (WT) and pleomorphic adenoma (PA). Among 192 patients with benign tumors of the parotid gland who underwent surgery, 9 had BCA. All of these tumors showed a benign(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to analyze the diagnosis and postoperative complications of benign parotid tumors for a series of 300 patients who underwent the same diagnostic methods and operation procedure in a single institute. MATERIALS & METHODS A series of 300 patients who underwent primary parotidectomy for benign parotid tumors over a(More)
CONCLUSION The incidence of facial nerve paresis was not high compared with previously reported incidences using conventional operative techniques, showing the safety of the use of an electric knife in this operative technique. An electric knife is provided in almost all operating rooms and no special apparatus is necessary for this technique. BACKGROUND(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to analyze the diagnosis and postoperative complications of benign parotid tumors for a series of 633 patients who underwent the same diagnostic methods and operation procedure in a single institute. MATERIALS & METHODS A series of 633 patients who underwent parotidectomy for benign parotid tumors over a 16-year(More)
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