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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.
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).
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Da Vinci Robotic Transoral Robotic Surgical System
Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Wake Forest University
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:15-0400
Head and Neck cancers are treated either with surgical resection followed by adjuvant radiotherapy, or with organ preservation strategies using definitive radiotherapy with or without conc...
This study is designed to investigate if transoral surgery with the patient in the seated position utilizing the da Vinci® Robotic Surgical System (Intuitive Surgical, Inc., Sunnyvale...
To assess the use of the da Vinci® Robotic Surgical System (Intuitive Surgical, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA) in transoral surgeries in patients with benign and malignant lesions of the oral cavit...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the use of Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) to identify small oropharyngeal carcinomas. Findings from this study will be used to better determine w...
RATIONALE: Transoral robotic surgery may make it easier to find and remove benign or malignant tumors of the larynx and pharynx and cause less damage to normal tissue. It is not yet known ...
The first application of robotic technology in surgery was described in 1985 when a robot was used to define the trajectory for a stereotactic brain biopsy. Following its successful application in a v...
We report on the feasibility and functional outcome of transoral robotic (TORS) supracricoid partial laryngectomy (SCPL) with cricohyoidoepiglottopexy (CHEP).
Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis results in hoarseness, stridor and airway obstruction. Management is surgical, with most surgeons using microdebrider or laser. Transoral robotic surgery (TORS) ha...
Thyroglossal duct cysts (TDCs) are the most common congenital midline neck masses. Lingual TDC is a rare variant that emerges as an isolated cyst at the tongue base. Unlike conventional procedures aim...
As transoral robotic surgery (TORS) is being increasingly used to treat patients with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC), there is an interest in determining contributors to readmission.
Surgical procedures performed using a computer that remotely controls surgical instruments attached to mechanical arms designed to perform the tasks of the surgeon.
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.
Soft tissue tumors or cancer arising from the mucosal surfaces of the LIP; oral cavity; PHARYNX; LARYNX; and cervical esophagus. Other sites included are the NOSE and PARANASAL SINUSES; SALIVARY GLANDS; THYROID GLAND and PARATHYROID GLANDS; and MELANOMA and non-melanoma skin cancers of the head and neck. (from Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 4th ed, p1651)
Layer between the superficial fat compartment and superficial facial muscles in the head and the neck.
A symptom, not a disease, of a twisted neck. In most instances, the head is tipped toward one side and the chin rotated toward the other. The involuntary muscle contractions in the neck region of patients with torticollis can be due to congenital defects, trauma, inflammation, tumors, and neurological or other factors.
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