Robot Assisted Supraomohyoid Neck Dissection Via Retroauricular Approach
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Conditions: official terms
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
head and neck neoplasms, neck dissection, robotics
Study Type
Study Phase
Study Design
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Name: robot assisted neck dissection via retroauricular approach Type: Procedure
Name: Conventional neck dissection Type: Procedure
Overall Status
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
Yonsei University Severance Hospital
Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Yoon Woo Koh, MD, PhD - 82-10-9097-0955 -
Start Date
January 2011
Completion Date
September 2013
Yonsei University
Yonsei University
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