Cesar Gavilan MD

Chairman Department of Otolaryngology La Zarzuela Hospital Madrid, Spain

Thieme

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Functional and Selective Neck Dissection

Javier Gavilan, MD

Jesus Herranz, MD

Lawrence W. DeSanto, MD

Cesar Gavilan, MD

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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Functional and selective neck dissection / Javier Gavilan ... [et al.]; foreword by Jatin P. Shah ; drawings by Maria Angeles Cerdeira. p. ; cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 1-58890-016-9 (alk. paper) - -ISBN 3131246316 (alk. paper) 1. Neck--Surgery. 2. Neck--Cancer--Surgery. 3. Head--Cancer--Surgery. 4. Otolaryngology. I. Gavilan, Javier.

[DNLM: 1. Neck--surgery. 2. Head and Neck Neoplasms--surgery. 3. Otorhinolaryngologic Surgical Procedures- -methods. WE 708 F979 2001] RC280.N35 F86 2001 617.5'3059--dc21

2001041518

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