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Neck Dissection (Radical Neck Dissection) Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Radical Neck Dissection; Dissection, Neck; Dissection, Radical Neck; Dissections, Neck; Dissections, Radical Neck Show All >>

Networked: 3509 relevant articles (163 outcomes, 333 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Neck Dissection is Relevant

  1. Neoplasm Metastasis (Metastasis) : 44 outcomes 77 studies in 973 results
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 38 outcomes 63 studies in 1048 results
  3. Squamous Cell Carcinoma (Epidermoid Carcinoma) : 28 outcomes 87 studies in 591 results
  4. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis) : 23 outcomes 47 studies in 451 results
  5. Head and Neck Neoplasms (Head and Neck Cancer) : 12 outcomes 15 studies in 223 results
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Drugs Related to Neck Dissection

  1. Cosmetics
  2. Factor IX (PTC)
  3. Nasopharyngeal carcinoma
  4. papillary Thyroid cancer
  5. Fluorodeoxyglucose F18 (Fludeoxyglucose F 18)
  6. Cisplatin (Platino)
  7. Calcitonin (Calcitonin, Eel)
  8. Thyroglobulin
  9. medullary Thyroid cancer
  10. Platinum
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Therapies Related to Neck Dissection

  1. Radiotherapy
  2. Thyroidectomy
  3. Neck Dissection (Radical Neck Dissection)
  4. Laryngectomy
  5. Brachytherapy
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