Surgical Administration of Dysphagia As a result of Anterior Cervical Osteophytes.
J Craniofac Surg. 2017 Jan;28(1):e80-e84
Authors: Erdur Ö, Ta?li H, Polat B, Sofiyev F, Tosun F, Çolpan B, Birkent H, Öztürk Ok
PURPOSE: The current research was carried out to share private experiences and to debate the benefits and drawbacks of anterior cervical osteophytes surgical procedures.
METHODS: The operative information of anterior cervical osteophytes sufferers who didn’t profit from typical therapies and underwent osteophytectomy had been analyzed retrospectively. Transoral and transcervical anterolateral strategies had been utilized, contemplating each the localization of the osteophyte and the affected person’s desire.
RESULTS: 5 sufferers had been operated with the transcervical anterolateral technique, and three sufferers had been operated with the transoral process. These utilizing the transcervical technique had been more likely to encounter problems, nonetheless, being comfy for sufferers. Though the transoral process is way safer, the sufferers might face postoperative ache, lengthy therapeutic time, and morbidities as hematoma, cervical instability, and an infection after surgical procedure.
CONCLUSIONS: Each transcervical and transoral strategies will enhance the practical swallowing pathologies and reduce aspiration-penetration. Transoral method isn’t advisable attributable to gradual therapeutic instances and postoperative ache, though it creates simpler entry to the backbone.
PMID: 27906853 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]