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Neck Dissection

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Cutting-edge neck dissection resource provides expert guidance on its use in a wide spectrum of head and neck pathologies

Dissection of critical structures of the neck is integral to head and neck surgery, for both benign and malignant neck masses and diagnoses of the head, skull base, and cervicothoracic junction. Neck Dissection by Brendan Stack and Mauricio Moreno is a comprehensive treatise on state-of-the-art neck dissection. With contributions from an impressive cadre of international leaders in head and neck surgery, this in-depth, yet concise evidence-based guide covers fundamental and advanced principles of cervical lymphadenopathy surgery.

The book begins with preoperative evaluation of cervical lymphadenopathy candidates, history of procedures, international nodal level classifications, and surgical neck anatomy. Subsequent chapters address the subtleties between different dissection modalities including radical, modified radical, selective, supraomohyoid, and salvage, as well as insights on complications and rehabilitation. Current imaging methods are discussed in context with anatomical structures and malignancies, including cross-sectional, ultrasound, and integrated FDG-PET/CT. Pathology and adjuvant therapies for malignant diseases of the neck are also discussed.

Key Features

  • The latest advances in immunology and cell signaling of neck metastatic disease, related to cervical lymph node and extracapsular spread
  • Anatomic and pathophysiologic nuances encountered in the treatment of squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma, salivary gland malignancies, and thyroid carcinomas
  • Special topics such as prophylactic neck dissection, robotics, intraoperative nerve monitoring, adjuvant therapy for neck nodal disease, and histopathologic neck dissection evaluation
  • Over 200 radiographs and illustrations, as well as online supplementary video material enhance understanding of impacted anatomy and procedures

All clinicians involved in the interdisciplinary diagnosis and treatment of head and neck pathologies will benefit from this outstanding operative guide.


1 Clinical Assessment of Neck Lymphadenopathies

2 History/Classification of Nodal Levels and Neck Dissections

3 Surgical Anatomy of the Neck

4 Biological Mechanisms of Lymphatic Spread

5 Extracapsular Spread: Biology, Imaging, Surgical Management, Pathological Diagnosis, and Therapeutic Implications

6 Radical Neck Dissection

7 Modified Radical Neck Dissection

8 Selective Neck Dissection

9 Supraomohyoid Neck Dissection

10 Salvage Neck Dissection: Indications,Workup, and Technical Considerations

11 Complications of Neck Dissection

12 Rehabilitation after Neck Dissection

13 Cross-sectional Imaging

14 Structures of the Neck Amenable to Ultrasound Evaluation

15 Integrated FDG-PET/CT for Head and Neck Malignancies

16 Neck Management in Skin Cancer

17 Melanoma

18 Neck Dissection for Salivary Gland Malignancies

19 Neck Dissection for Thyroid Carcinoma

20 Elective Neck Dissection for Upper Aerodigestive Tract Cancers

21 Sentinel Node Dissection

22 Robotic Neck Dissection: The Retroauricular Approach

23 Radioguided Neck Dissection

24 Intraoperative Neural Monitoring in Neck Dissection

25 Management of the Neck with Radiation Therapy

26 Systemic Therapies in the Management of Head and Neck Cancer

27 Histopathologic Evaluation of Neck Dissections

28 Quality Outcome Measures in Neck Dissection


Titel: Neck Dissection
EAN: 9781626238350
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (epub)
Hersteller: Thieme
Genre: Medizin
Anzahl Seiten: 317
Veröffentlichung: 21.11.2018
Dateigrösse: 60.9 MB