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Radical Neck Dissection Complications
Consult ENT : I am not an ENT doctor, but this is in general a reference to surgery done for cancer in the neck. And has to do with the extent of surgical removal with 'radical' being a more aggressive surgery with removal of lymph nodes etc, and modified usually being confined to clear margins. Please ask an ENT surgeon for the best input. ...Read more
Remove lymph nodes: This is a procedure that removes all of the lymphatic tissue in the neck. A radical neck involved removing the jugular vein, muscles, and some nerves as well. Currently surgeons performed a modified radical neck which preserves most of these structures. This procedure is performed to remove metastatic disease of the neck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Maybe: About an hour. Could take longer depending on the extent or amount of lymph nodes or anatomic regions that may need to be dissected. ...Read more
Plenty: Most dreaded complication is a stroke, and a minority of these can be lethal. In some patients, bleeding in the surgical bed can lead to a collection of blood/fluid that generate enough pressure to impair airway function, this is a life threatening condition. Heart attacks, pulmonary emboli and arterial dissection can also happen, but fairly rairly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The 2 vertebral arteries arise from the left and right subclavian arteries and supply the brainstem and cerebellum. Dissection is rare (2.5/100, 000), affect women to men 3:1 and can cause stroke in people
Not very.: Carotid endarterectomy, in qualified hands, should be problem free over 94% of the time. In some patients, the risk is even lower. Usually, the cea operation is recommended when the risk of not doing it is higher. Surgery is far and away the safest option; complication rates are higher with other techniques. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm scheduled for robotic total hysterectomy with pelvic lymph node dissection for uterine cancer. What;s the recovery time?
My dad had neck dissection and lymph nodes removed what are the side effects or risks involved after this procedure?
Neck Dissection: The best person to ask is the surgeon who did the surgery. He will know exactly what was done and can tell you what to expect specifically for your dad. ...Read more
Post neck dissection and head lesion removal. Mets from head to neck. Path results: malignant epithelioid and spindle cell neoplasm-english please. ?
Provisional: This is a preliminary report while the pathologist does more work to get the exact nature of the tumor settled down. I suspect this will turn out to be a carcinosarcoma. This is a difficult case and your physician will probably want several pathologists' signatures on the final report. ...Read more
Patient with double mastectomy and bilateral lymph node biopsy (not dissection), where should future blood pressures be taken.
Any arm.: If there is not a complete Axillary dissection, then there is no problem taking BP in Either arm. ...Read more
Have enlarged lymph nodes(back of neck), bilateral jugular chain adenopathy, face pain, headaches, pressure in face, can't breathe through nose.
Sinus issues: Your symptoms sound as though you have sinus issues and most likely infection. Allergies may also be contributing to your problems. Sinus or other upper respiratory infections can certainly be a cause of lymphadenopathy in the neck. I would rec you see a medical provider as you may require antibiotics to help eliminate these symptoms. Good luck ...Read more
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