Oral Maxillofac Surg (2017) 21:289–294 DOI 10.1007/s10006-017-0627-0 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Compartmental tongue resection with submental island flap reconstruction for large carcinoma of the oral tongue 1 1 1 1 Sameh Roshdy & Mohamed Elbadrawy & Ashraf Khater & Islam A. Elzahaby & 1 2 1 3 Tamer Fady & Hend A. El-Hadaad & Nazem Shams & Hany M. Elbarbary Received: 7 December 2016 /Accepted: 1 May 2017 /Published online: 19 May 2017 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Abstract Conclusion CTS via pull through technique with submental Background Tongue resection is a surgical challenge because island flap reconstruction for large tongue cancer has been of its adverse effects on language articulation, swallowing, res- evolved to improve oncologic resections, obtaining a better piration, the eventual quality of life, and poor prognosis of ad- local control of disease and increased survival rate with con- vanced disease. To date, the currently accepted standard treat- comitant successful functional and esthetic outcomes espe- ment has been based on excision of the primary lesion with a cially in elderly patients with serious comorbidities. 1.5–2-cm circumferential macroscopic margin. Compartmental . . tongue surgery (CTS) is a surgical technique that removes an Keywords Tongue cancer Submental flap Compartmental anatomo-functional compartment
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – Springer Journals
Published: May 19, 2017
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