Head & Neck Surgery2020-10-09T11:47:58-05:00


Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) Database, Achim.V

Background: The Medrobotics Flex Robotic System is an operator controlled computer assisted flexible endoscope commonly used for trans-oral surgical (TORS) procedures. The robotic device gives physicians the ability to easily visualize, access, and manipulate tissues and structures within the oropharynx, hypopharynx, and larynx remotely. As this is a new technology, it is important to collect and evaluate information on the various uses and outcomes of the device. Data gathered from the study will be shared with producers and users [...]

Treatment Based Outcome Measures: Databank of Head and Neck Cancer Patients, Achim.V

Background: It is the standard of care in head and neck oncology practice to collect information pertaining to patient quality of life, voice, and swallowing function as part of a comprehensive initial examination, as well as in subsequent follow up visits following definitive treatment for surveillance. In this study, the researchers collect both retrospective and prospective data to evaluate factors associated with outcomes, quality of life, as well as voice and swallowing function in the management of patients with [...]

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