Limited dissection and early primary closure of the tracheostomy stoma in head and neck oncology operations: a retrospective study of 158 cases.

Abstract

Tracheostomy is an efficient and widely used method to secure a patent airway in patients undergoing major oral and maxillofacial oncology operations. The inferiorly based Björk flap technique, through a limited incision, followed by early primary skin closure, has been the preferred method in our unit. Patients who underwent tracheostomy for major oral and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijom.2014.11.013

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