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Pearls and Pitfalls in Oral Cancer Management

  • Vijay PillaiEmail author
  • Swagnik Chakrabarti
  • Moni Abraham Kuriakose
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Abstract

Complications are an integral part of any medical interventions, however they are potentially avoidable. Sequelae on the other hand are inevitable. The art of medical practice aims to recognize high-risk scenarios and take measures to minimize pitfalls. The clinical outcome should be periodically audited to recognize patterns of complications and to implement remedial actions to correct these errors. The effectiveness of the remedial actions also needs to be evaluated. This is a continuous process.

Keywords

Neck Dissection National Comprehensive Cancer Network Infratemporal Fossa Facial Artery Chyle Leak 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vijay Pillai
    • 1
    Email author
  • Swagnik Chakrabarti
    • 2
  • Moni Abraham Kuriakose
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Head and Neck Surgical OncologyMazumdar-Shaw Cancer Center, Narayana HealthBengaluruIndia
  2. 2.Department of Head and Neck Surgical OncologyTata Memorial HospitalMumbaiIndia
  3. 3.Department of Head and Neck SurgeryRoswell Park Cancer InstituteBuffaloUSA
  4. 4.Head and Neck Institute, Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Center, Narayana HealthBengaluruIndia

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