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Supracricoid partial laryngectomy as salvage surgery for radiation therapy failure
The main concern in the treatment of laryngeal carcinomas is tumor control with preservation of laryngeal functions. We believe that salvage supracricoid partial laryngectomy (SPL) should beExpand
External versus endoscopic approach in the surgical treatment of glottic cancer
Abstract Laryngeal carcinomas in the early stages of evolution can be treated by different therapies. In this paper we present our personal experience with T1 and small T2 laryngeal glottic cancerExpand
Outcomes of interventional sialendoscopy for obstructive salivary gland disorders: an Italian multicentre study
SUMMARY Interventional sialendoscopy has become the predominant therapeutic procedure for the management of obstructive salivary disorders, but only a few multicentre studies of large series ofExpand
Microsatellite instability as an indicator of malignant progression in laryngeal premalignancy
Microsatellite instability (MSI) is considered a novel marker of genetic instability, and preliminary studies have shown that it may provide useful information in assessing the risk of malignantExpand
Sialoendoscopy: state of the art, challenges and further perspectives. Round Table, 101st SIO National Congress, Catania 2014
SUMMARY This draft of the Official Round Table held during the 101st SIO National Congress is an updated review on sialoendoscopy, a technique used for diagnosis and treatment of obstructiveExpand
Neurogenic tumors of the head and neck in children.
Soft tissue tumors make up 63% of all tumors in children. Tumors of the sympathetic chain make up 7.4% of tumors arising in children (nine new cases a year for every million children in USA) whileExpand
Predictive Role of ERCC1 Expression in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Patients Treated with Surgery and Adjuvant Cisplatin-Based Chemoradiation
Objective: ERCC1 (excision repair cross-complementation group 1) expression predicts survival in patients with locally advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) treated withExpand
[Inverted papilloma. Modality of treatment].
According to World Health Organization (WHO, 1991) papillomas of nasal cavity is subdivided in three main histopathological types: 1) Inverted papilloma; 2) exophytic papilloma; 3) vestibularExpand
[Acoustic rhinometry: proposal for the standardization of the examination method].
Acoustic Rhinometry is a rhinological test essential to evaluate nasal fossae geometry. The test requires that the patient be positioned so that a 120 degrees angle is formed between the nasalExpand
[Glottic-hypoglottic laryngectomy in the treatment of laryngeal tumors].
Subglottic cancers and glottic cancers with subglottic extension are considered extremely serious because they are not easily detected and are normally quite advanced when diagnosed. FurthermoreExpand