Robot Assisted Supraomohyoid Neck Dissection Via Retroauricular Approach
Conditions
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Conditions: official terms
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
head and neck neoplasms, neck dissection, robotics
Study Type
Interventional
Study Phase
N/A
Study Design
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Intervention
Name: robot assisted neck dissection via retroauricular approach Type: Procedure
Name: Conventional neck dissection Type: Procedure
Overall Status
Recruiting
Summary
In this study we introduce and evaluate the feasibility of our surgical technique to hide the external scar of neck dissection using the robotic system via a modified facelift or retroauricular approach.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: 80 Years
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- Diagnosed as squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity

- no clinically identified cervical lymph node metastasis

- surgery as initial treatment

Exclusion Criteria:

- suspicious neck metastasis

- radiation or chemotherapy before the surgery

- past history of neck surgery
Location
Yonsei University Severance Hospital
Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Yoon Woo Koh, MD, PhD - 82-10-9097-0955 - ywkohent@yuhs.ac
Start Date
January 2011
Completion Date
September 2013
Sponsors
Yonsei University
Source
Yonsei University
Record processing date
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