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Surgical Protocols

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Antibiotic Surgical Protocols

Antibiotic Surgical Protocols Home Page

Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Head and Neck Surgery

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Laryngeal Surgery (Malignant Disease)

Laryngeal Surgery (Malignant Disease) Protocols Home Page


Supraglottic Laryngectomy

Total Laryngectomy

Tracheoesophageal Puncture

Reconstruction After Total Laryngopharyngectomy (Gastric Pull-Up)

Supracricoid Laryngectomy with Cricohyoidopexy and Cricoepiglottopexy

Treatment of Stomal Recurrence

Endoscopic Laser Partial Laryngectomy

Endoscopic Resection of Vocal Cord (Fold) Leukoplakia

Neck Surgery

Neck Surgery Protocols Home Page

Cervical Lymphadenectomy- General Considerations

Neck Dissection

Carotid Artery Resection in Head and Neck Cancer Treatment


Branchial Cleft Cyst - Sinus - Fistula Excision

Carotid Body Tumor Resection

Lymph Node Biopsy

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Pedicled Flaps

Pedicled Flaps Protocols Home Page

Deltopectoral Flap

Pectoralis Major Myocutaneous Flap and Myofascial Flap

Lower Island Trapezius Flap

Platysma Flap

Temporoparietal Fascia Flap

Anterior Pericranial and Galeofrontalis-Pericranial Flap

Submental Flap

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Microvascular Surgery

Microvascular Surgery Protocols Home Page

Microvascular Surgery General Considerations

Osteocutaneous Scapula Free Flap

Radial Forearm Free Flap

Rectus Abdominis Free Flap

Iliac Crest-Internal Oblique Free Flap

Latissimus Free Flap and Pedicled Flap

Osteocutaneous Fibula Free Flap

Fixation of Vascularized Bone Flaps

Leech Therapy - Anticoagulation Protocols

Anterolateral Thigh Flap

Free Flap Monitoring and Salvage

Microvascular Skills Training under construction

Prep and Drape for Free Flap

Microvascular anastomotic techniques


Tracheotomy - Tracheostomy

Use of Tracheostomy Tube Cuff

Laryngotracheal Reconstruction with Costal Cartilage Grafting

Tracheal Sleeve Resection with Suprahyoid and Infrahyoid Release

Four-flap Epithelial Lined Tracheotomy

Montgomery Canula Tracheotomy

Tracheo-cutaneous fistula closure

Laser Surgery

Laser Surgery Home Page

Laser Education Page (Otolaryngology Laser Instruction)

Microscopic Laser Laryngoscopy (CO2)

Laser-Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty

Endoscopic Laser Partial Laryngectomy

KTP laser of intra-nasal telangiectasias (HHT) (with or without Avastin injection)

Otology - Neurotology

Otology - Neurotology Home Page

General Considerations of Otologic Surgery 


Congenital Hearing Loss

Lateral Temporal Bone Resection
Tinnitus Management (Ringing in the Ears)
Patulous Eustachian Tube - Management of the Symptom of Autophony 
 Temporal Bone Dissection Course Lecture Series





Canal Wall Reconstruction (Mastoidectomy)

Subtotal Petrousectomy

Baha Osseointegrated Hearing Prosthesis

Surgical Treatment of Meniere Disease



Iontophoresis for myringotomy or ear procedures under local anesthesia


Cochlear Implantation
      Hybrid Cochlear Implant

Carcinoma of External Auditory Canal and Middle Ear

Lateral Temporal Bone Resection

Acoustic Neuroma Surgery: General Considerations

Middle Cranial Fossa to the Internal Auditory Canal

Translabyrinthine approach to cerebellopontine angle (translab)

Postoperative Care Map for Skull Base Surgery

Jugular Foramen Approach

Adjuvant Surgery for Facial Paralysis

Bell's Palsy treatment algorithm (facial nerve paralysis treatment) 





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