Minimally invasive endoscopic resection of the submandibular gland: a new approach.

@article{Chen2006MinimallyIE,
  title={Minimally invasive endoscopic resection of the submandibular gland: a new approach.},
  author={M K Chen and Chin-Chuan Su and Yao-Lung Tsai and Cheng-Chaun Chang},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={2006},
  volume={28 11},
  pages={1014-7}
}
BACKGROUND This study evaluates the benefits of a new approach, endoscopic resection of the submandibular gland through the hyoid midline level skin incision by use of an ultrasonically activated scalpel. METHODS Twelve operations for patients presenting with submandibular gland disease were performed via minimally invasive endoscopic resection by a single surgeon (M-KC). RESULTS All 12 submandibular gland resections were successfully performed endoscopically, and no conversions to… CONTINUE READING

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