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dissection

[də′sek·shən]
(geology)
Destruction of the continuity of the land surface by erosive cutting of valleys or ravines into a relatively even surface.
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Selective neck dissections were performed in 34 patients (20.86%), whereas radical and modified radical neck dissections were performed in 129 patients (79.14%).
(29-32) In our study also total thyroidectomy were performed in 20 cases, total thyroidectomy with modified radical neck dissection in 2 cases and total thyroidectomy with central node dissection in 3 cases.
Key Words: Complication Modified Radical Neck Dissection Squamous cell Carcinoma.
In radical neck dissections, the dissections of the internal and external jugular veins often cause maxillofacial edema due to the poor face venous reflux or cause intracranial hypertension and subsequently dizziness and headache [23].
The remaining shoulder deficit (Table 1) of the affected limb is a result of radical neck dissection which included removal of substantial amounts of muscle including deltoid, trapezius, and sternocleidomastoid.
In addition, I was to have what is known as a radical neck dissection, where the lymph nodes in the left side of my neck and left shoulder would be removed and sent off for testing.
The LigaSure Precise[TM] instrument is specifically designed for general surgery procedures of the head and neck, such as thyroidectomies and radical neck dissection. It is also suitable for other types of surgery (such as pediatric) where a smaller, finer instrument is required.
[15] also reported three cases of HS following modified radical neck dissection for medullary thyroid cancer.
Two patients who had regional recurrence have undergone modified radical neck dissection type II with 100% salvage rates.
Radical surgical treatment like total thyroidectomy and radical neck dissection gives no added advantage over less radical surgical treatment or non surgical treatment12 .
The patient next underwent a right-hemiglossectomy and bilateral modified radical neck dissection. Histopathology report showed a T3N0 moderately to poorly differentiated SCCA.
He had undergone partial parotidectomy, modified radical neck dissection, and radiotherapy 10 years previously