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Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) for Oral and Laryngopharyngeal Lesions Using Da Vinci Robotic Surgical System

2014-08-27 03:16:15 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to conduct a pilot single-arm to assess transoral robotic surgery (TORS) for oral and laryngopharyngeal benign and malignant lesions using the Da Vinci Robotic Surgical System.

Description

Patients are going to be evaluated in their usual regular clinical follow ups starting with preoperative first visit, 3 weeks, 3 months and 6 months postoperatively with a Quality of Life survey (Head and Neck Cancer Inventory, HNCI-QOLQ).

Study Design

Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Head and Neck Neoplasms

Intervention

Da Vinci Robotic Transoral Robotic Surgical System

Location

Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Winston-Salem
North Carolina
United States
27157

Status

Recruiting

Source

Wake Forest University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:15-0400

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