Feb 1, 1977

Intra-vital staining as an aid to parotid gland surgery

Clinical Otolaryngology and Allied Sciences
A D Cheesman

Abstract

Successful parotid surgery depends on the careful identification and dissection of the facial nerve, and to prevent recurrence all tumours should be excised with a wide margin of normal tissue. These two requirements are facilitated by the technique of intra-vital staining of the parotid gland with 2.5% methylene blue solution.

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Urolene Blue
Carcinomatosis
Neoplasms
Tumor Lysis Syndrome
Recurrent Malignant Neoplasm
Vital Stain Method
Parotid Gland
Recurrence (Disease Attribute)
Facial Nerve Structure
Carcinoma, Cribriform

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