Perioperative approach in the surgical management of carotid body tumors.

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BACKGROUND Now, surgical resection still remains the gold standard for the treatment of carotid body tumors (CBTs). Although advances in surgical techniques and the introduction of sensitive imaging modalities have significantly reduced mortality, the incidence of perioperative neurovascular complications, especially cranial nerve deficit and intraoperative… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.avsg.2012.01.020

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