Preservation of greater auricular nerve during parotidectomy: sensation, quality of life, and morbidity issues. A systematic review.

@article{George2014PreservationOG,
  title={Preservation of greater auricular nerve during parotidectomy: sensation, quality of life, and morbidity issues. A systematic review.},
  author={Michael W. George and Petros D Karkos and Raghav Chandra Dwivedi and Samuel C Leong and Dae Kim and Costa Repanos},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={2014},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={603-8}
}
BACKGROUND Our objectives were to assess the evidence of preservation of the greater auricular nerve in parotidectomy with regard to morbidity and quality of life. METHODS This was a systematic review. Inclusion criteria were: English literature, prospective and retrospective studies. Exclusion criteria were: single case reports, "teaching" reviews… CONTINUE READING