This is the second edition of a superbly illustrated manual on neck dissection that will serve as a roadmap for advanced surgeons and beginners alike. The reader is guided through the various cervical structures in a series of chapters depicting the methods employed by surgeons operating in vivo. The illustrations provide an overview of all surgical anatomy relevant to the treatment of oncologic patients. Compared with the first edition, revisions have been made when appropriate and an important new chapter has been added on microscopic anatomy and laryngeal cancer. This chapter, which will also be of interest to pathologists, documents the microscopic anatomy of the larynx, presents patterns of spread and surgical options, and depicts the major surgical procedures on the larynx with the aid of numerous photographs and line drawings.The main median suture surrounds at the centre the inferior edge of the thyroid cartilage piercing the cricothyroid ... at the top to the intermediate tendon of the digastric muscle, taking care not to damage the underlying hypoglossal nerve ( Fig.
|Title||:||Practical Guide to Neck Dissection|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-02-11|