Submandibulectomy
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Submandibulectomy

This Submandibulectomy course will teach you:

  • The complete resection of the submandibular gland in order to remove ┬ásalivary stones, submandibular gland tumors (benign/malignant), chronic sialadenitis, sialorrhea, and as part of a level 1 neck dissection

Special attention is paid to the following hazards you may encounter during the Submandibulectomy:

  • Marginal mandibular branch injury
  • Lingual nerve injury

With the following tips you might perform the Submandibulectomy even better:

  • Marginal mandibular branch protection

After studying the Submandibulectomy course you are familiar with the most common complications:

  • Injury to the marginal mandibular branch
  • Injury to the lingual nerve
  • Injury to the hypoglossal nerve
  • Sialocele

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Modified Radical Neck Dissection

Step by step

Submandibular gland exposure

Skin

Mark

Mark the skin 3 cm below the border of the mandible at the level of the hyoid bone, extend anteriorly from the anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle for 4-6 cm.

Incise

Incise the skin over the marked line.

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