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Anesthesia for Oral and Maxillofacial Head and Neck Tumor

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Oral and maxillofacial tumors are a major part of head and neck tumors and so far surgery remains to be the main treatment for oral and maxillofacial tumors, which makes up the major part of the comprehensive and sequential treatment. Among all types of tumors, the oral and maxillofacial tumors occur at a relatively high rate, especially in India and Southeast Asia, with a large patient population. According to American Cancer Society (ACS), oropharyngeal tumors ranked ninth among all malignant tumors. According to the statistics in 2004, oropharyngeal tumors accounted for 2.1% of all tumors, and in 2007, this percentage increased to 2.4%. The analysis of inpatient cases of oral and maxillofacial surgery in our center (Shanghai Ninth People’s Hospital) from 1954–2006 showed that the surgical amount of tumor surgery accounting for about 37% of the composition of oral and maxillofacial surgery, and more than 99% of them were performed under general anesthesia with tracheal intubation. Therefore, we are supposed to focus on anesthesia for oral and maxillofacial tumors, which is going to be further discussed in this chapter.

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Sun, Y., Xia, M. (2023). Anesthesia for Oral and Maxillofacial Head and Neck Tumor. In: Jiang, H., Xia, M. (eds) Anesthesia for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Springer, Singapore.

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