Modified endoscope-assisted partial-superficial parotidectomy through a retroauricular incision.

@article{Chen2014ModifiedEP,
  title={Modified endoscope-assisted partial-superficial parotidectomy through a retroauricular incision.},
  author={Junming Chen and Weixiong Chen and Jian-li Zhang and Fayao He and Zhaofeng Zhu and Sucheng Tang and Yuejian Wang},
  journal={ORL; journal for oto-rhino-laryngology and its related specialties},
  year={2014},
  volume={76 3},
  pages={121-6}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of an endoscope-assisted partial parotidectomy through a modified retroauricular incision. PATIENTS AND METHODS Thirty patients with benign parotid superficial lobe tumors with a diameter of 2.4 ± 0.5 cm, located in the anterior portion of the inferior auricular lobule, underwent an endoscope-assisted partial-superficial parotidectomy. A retrograde approach through a small skin incision was used. An additional 30 patients who… CONTINUE READING
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