oropharynx


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oropharynx

[¦ȯr·ō′far‚iŋks]
(anatomy)
The oral pharynx, located between the lower border of the soft palate and the larynx.
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Patients with histological proof (From the primary lesion and/or lymph nodes) of squamous cell carcinoma of the oropharynx and hypopharynx.
Lim et al (70) evaluated the anatomy of the oropharynx and identified the key landmarks, including the glossopharyngeal nerve, styloglossus muscle, and external carotid artery, and explained that highlighting these key anatomic landmarks during training may help to shorten the learning curve of the TORS procedure.
Since this region of oropharynx has many variations and asymmetries measuring may be subjective and standardisation may be very difficult.
We tackled this problem by inserting the Trachway device into the oropharynx to locate the position of the FFB and vocal cords.
3%), whereas nasal colonization without colonization of the oropharynx was the case for 35 children (17.
Individuals older than 39 years and diagnosed with O CPC at three different primary sites: l) oral cavity [oral tongue (C020C023), floor of mouth (C040-C049), and gingivobuccal (C030C039,C050, and C060-C069)], 2) oropharynx [base of tongue (C019 & C024), tonsil (C090-C099), and soft palate/other oropharynx (C051-C052, C100-C109)], and 3) hypopharynx (C129, C130-C139) were included in the analyses.
Once Halo is sprayed into the mouth, it coats the back of the oral cavity, or oropharynx, to provide a sustained antiseptic action that blocks and kills airborne germs
The other half was suspended in sterile, water-based surgical lubricant and administered as a slurry to the oropharynx.
Investigators took cultures from both the oropharynx and the anterior nares to assess the effect of the antibiotics on the development of S.
Most obstetric providers have been trained to aspirate the upper airway-first the oropharynx, then the nares--of infants who have been born through meconium-stained amniotic fluid.