Retroauricular Robotic Neck Dissection

Outcome and Final Remarks

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This video gives a brief analysis of oncologic, aesthetic, and functional results from the procedure. It also concludes with some key points about robotic neck dissection.


  • Robotic neck dissection
  • oral cancer
  • oropharyngeal cancer
  • head and neck cancer


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About this video

Renan Bezerra Lira
Luiz Paulo Kowalski
First online
07 July 2019
Online ISBN
Springer, Cham
Copyright information
© The Author(s) 2019