"Neck Dissection" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Dissection in the neck to remove all disease tissues including cervical LYMPH NODES and to leave an adequate margin of normal tissue. This type of surgery is usually used in tumors or cervical metastases in the head and neck. The prototype of neck dissection is the radical neck dissection described by Crile in 1906.
- Neck Dissection
- Dissection, Neck
- Dissections, Neck
- Neck Dissections
Radical Neck Dissection
- Radical Neck Dissection
- Dissection, Radical Neck
- Dissections, Radical Neck
- Neck Dissection, Radical
- Neck Dissections, Radical
- Radical Neck Dissections
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Neck Dissection" by people in Profiles.
Adding clarity to the historical evolution of the selective neck dissection. Head Neck. 2019 05; 41(5):1542-1544.
Elective neck dissection in oral squamous cell carcinoma: Past, present and future. Oral Oncol. 2019 03; 90:87-93.
Selective neck dissection in surgically treated head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patients with a clinically positive neck: Systematic review. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2018 04; 44(4):395-403.
AHNS Series: Do you know your guidelines? Evidence-based management of oral cavity cancers. Head Neck. 2018 02; 40(2):406-416.
Cervical lymph node metastasis in adenoid cystic carcinoma of oral cavity and oropharynx: A collective international review. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2016 Oct; 43(5):477-84.
Cervical Lymph Node Metastasis in Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of the Larynx: A Collective International Review. Adv Ther. 2016 04; 33(4):553-79.
Advances in diagnostic modalities to detect occult lymph node metastases in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Head Neck. 2015 Dec; 37(12):1829-39.
Current philosophy in the surgical management of neck metastases for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Head Neck. 2015 Jun; 37(6):915-26.
Is elective neck dissection indicated during salvage surgery for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma? Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Dec; 271(12):3111-9.
The controversy in the management of the N0 neck for squamous cell carcinoma of the maxillary sinus. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 May; 271(5):899-904.