Resection of carotid body tumors: results of an evolving surgical technique.

  title={Resection of carotid body tumors: results of an evolving surgical technique.},
  author={Koen E. A. van der Bogt and Mark-Paul F M Vrancken Peeters and Jary M. van Baalen and Jaap F. Hamming},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  volume={247 5},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate a modified technique for carotid body tumor (CBT) resection. BACKGROUND Resection of CBT can lead to substantial postoperative morbidity because of a rich vascularization and close connection to neurovascular structures. The impact of a modified surgical technique on postoperative outcome was evaluated and compared with a historical group and the literature. METHODS Medical records of patients who underwent CBT surgery at Leiden University Medical Center between 1963… CONTINUE READING


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