[Functional cervical lymph node excision with section of the sternocleidomastoid muscle].

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Based on 7 cases, the authors update the low section and subsequent suture technique of the sternocleidomastoid muscle in conservative cervical lymphadenectomy, principally for differentiated thyroid cancer. Due to the good exposure obtained, this technique permits functional clearance with excellent visualisation of the structures to be preserved and is… (More)

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@article{Rodier1990FunctionalCL, title={[Functional cervical lymph node excision with section of the sternocleidomastoid muscle].}, author={Daniel Rodier and Jean-François Rodier and J C Janser}, journal={Journal de chirurgie}, year={1990}, volume={127 12}, pages={604-7} }