Head and Neck Surgery and Rehabilitation
Head and Neck surgery regards surgery of benign and malignant lesions in the head and neck, such as surgery of the salivary glands, removal of lymph nodes, neck dissection, thyroid surgery, laryngectomy, ...
Head and Neck rehabilitation mainly concerns restoring swallowing and communication (voice/speech). Very often this concerns a multidisciplinary approach for which a close collaboration with a specialised speech pathologist is preferred.
do you need diagnostic advise?
needing assistance or guidance in the OR?
How to correctly solve 10th cranial nerve lesions?
various procedures for treating hypersalivation…
chemical and/or surgical myotomy……………………….
A paralysed vocal fold can be the cause of a very weak and breathy voice quality but also of swallowing problems and aspiration pneumonia. Medialisation through fat injection is a possible therapeutic option.