Total Excision of Tongue

Known as: Complete glossectomy, Total Glossectomy 
Surgery involving complete excision of the tongue.
National Institutes of Health

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2010
2010
BACKGROUND Successful tongue reconstruction should restore swallowing, speech function, and cosmesis. The purpose of this… (More)
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2009
2009
The tongue is the most commonly involved structure in cancer of the oral cavity. For locally advanced tumours, adequate resection… (More)
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2007
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2007
BACKGROUND & AIMS To determine the prevalence of dysphagia in head and neck cancer patients treated with surgery and radiotherapy… (More)
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2004
2004
BACKGROUND Total or near-total glossectomy defects are commonly reconstructed with rectus abdominis myocutaneous flaps for… (More)
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2000
2000
BACKGROUND The swallowing deficits that result from oral or oropharyngeal resections vary considerably depending on the site… (More)
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1999
1999
A functional neotongue following total glossectomy requires both soft-tissue bulk and reconstruction of muscle function. We used… (More)
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1996
1996
A prospective study of 220 consecutive pectoralis major myocutaneous flaps used for oral cavity reconstruction from March of 1990… (More)
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1994
1994
Mobility, sensation, volume, and to a lesser extent, the shape of the tongue following partial glossectomy are critical elements… (More)
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1991
1991
Reconstruction of head and neck defects after trauma, tumor extirpation, or disease has improved with the modern development of… (More)
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1983
1983
A series of 15 patients undergoing total glossectomy for advanced carcinoma of the tongue was analyzed with regard to operative… (More)
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