Surgical anatomy of the spinal accessory nerve: is the great auricular point reliable?

@article{Chen2009SurgicalAO,
  title={Surgical anatomy of the spinal accessory nerve: is the great auricular point reliable?},
  author={D. T. Chen and Peir-Rong Chen and I-Shian Wen and Hong-Pin Wu and Po-Kai Yang and Chia-Fone Lee and Yu-Fu Chou},
  journal={Journal of otolaryngology - head & neck surgery = Le Journal d'oto-rhino-laryngologie et de chirurgie cervico-faciale},
  year={2009},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={
          337-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The study was to exam if the great auricular point is a dependable landmark for finding the spinal accessory nerve. DESIGN A prospective study from January 2004 to August 2006 in a tertiary medical centre. SETTING A tertiary medical centre, Tzu Chi General Hospital. METHODS In the modified radical neck dissection, the topographic anatomy of spinal accessory was studied in 50 patients. MAIN OUTCOME The great auricular point (GAP) was identified and the length of… CONTINUE READING

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