Feasibility of Preservation of the Submandibular Gland During Neck Dissection in Patients With Early-Stage Oral Cancer

@article{Chen2010FeasibilityOP,
  title={Feasibility of Preservation of the Submandibular Gland During Neck Dissection in Patients With Early-Stage Oral Cancer},
  author={Tseng-Cheng Chen and Pei-Jen Lou and Jenq-Yuh Ko and Tsung-Lin Yang and Wu-Chia Lo and Ya-Ling Hu and Chengtao Wang},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2010},
  volume={18},
  pages={497-504}
}
BackgroundThe impact of submandibular gland (SMG) preservation during neck dissection on the survival of patients with early-stage oral squamous-cell carcinoma (OSCC) remains undocumented.MethodsThe medical records of all patients with early-stage OSCC (stage I and II) who underwent wide excision of the primary tumor and simultaneous neck dissection between 1999 and 2006 at our facility were retrospectively reviewed.ResultsWe analyzed 408 patients, including 33 patients with and 375 patients… CONTINUE READING

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