Neck dissection with simultaneous carotid endarterectomy.

  title={Neck dissection with simultaneous carotid endarterectomy.},
  author={Jay S Rechtweg and Mark K. Wax and Ronak Shah and Kenneth Granke and Theresa Jarmuz},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  volume={108 8 Pt 1},
BACKGROUND Patients with metastatic neck disease from upper aerodigestive tract carcinomas have an extensive history of tobacco and alcohol abuse. These patients are predisposed to develop atherosclerotic vascular disease. OBJECTIVE An increased incidence and severity of carotid stenosis in patients receiving radiotherapy for head and neck cancers is known. Management of patients with severe carotid stenosis who require surgical treatment of their neck disease has not been described. The… CONTINUE READING


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