Compartmental tongue resection with submental island flap reconstruction for large carcinoma of the oral tongue

Compartmental tongue resection with submental island flap reconstruction for large carcinoma of... 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 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Springer Journals

Compartmental tongue resection with submental island flap reconstruction for large carcinoma of the oral tongue

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Publisher
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
ISSN
1865-1550
eISSN
1865-1569
D.O.I.
10.1007/s10006-017-0627-0
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