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Morbidity & mortality following craniofacial resections.

Author(s): Deshmane V | Dalal A | Fakih A

Journal: Indian Journal of Cancer
ISSN 0019-509X

Volume: 29;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 198;
Date: 1992;

Keywords: Adult | Craniotomy | adverse effects | Female | Follow-Up Studies | Human | Male | Orbital Neoplasms | mortality | surgery | Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms

A seven year experience with twenty patients undergoing the craniofacial approach for excision of tumours of the paranasal sinus and orbit is presented. Results indicate a low postoperative morbidity and mortality with excellent cosmesis. Good palliation is achieved in the presence of extensive disease, while large tumours which would have been considered inaccessible can be resected. Its advantage recommend it as the treatment of choice for tumours of the orbit and paranasal sinuses.
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