Transoral robotic surgery for the management of head and neck tumors: learning curve

@article{Lawson2011TransoralRS,
  title={Transoral robotic surgery for the management of head and neck tumors: learning curve},
  author={Georges Lawson and Nayla Matar and Marc Remacle and Jacques Jamart and Vincent Bachy},
  journal={European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology},
  year={2011},
  volume={268},
  pages={1795-1801}
}
Transoral robotic surgery (TORS) is an emerging technique for the treatment of head and neck tumors. The objective of this study is to describe our first steps and present our experience on the technical feasibility, safety, and efficacy of TORS for the treatment of selected malignant lesions. From April 2008 to September 2009, 24 patients were enrolled in this prospective trial. Inclusion criteria were: adults with T1, T2 and selected T3 tumors involving the oral cavity, pharynx, and… CONTINUE READING

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