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Modern management of chylous leak following head and neck surgery: a discussion of percutaneous lymphangiography-guided cannulation and embolization of the thoracic duct.

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Scorza, LB; Goldstein, BJ; Mahraj, RP
Published in: Otolaryngol Clin North Am
December 2008

High-output chylous leak beyond 5 to 7 days of conservative medical treatment should be treated promptly to avoid the risk for nutritional and imunologic depletion. Given the effectiveness and low morbidity of this minimally invasive treatment, this is a reasonable first option before surgical repair of thoracic duct leak not responsive to conservative medical treatment.

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Published In

Otolaryngol Clin North Am

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ISSN

0030-6665

Publication Date

December 2008

Volume

41

Issue

6

Start / End Page

1231 / xi

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Thoracic Duct
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Lymphography
  • Humans
  • Head and Neck Neoplasms
  • Fistula
  • Embolization, Therapeutic
  • Chyle
  • Catheterization
 

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Scorza, L. B., Goldstein, B. J., & Mahraj, R. P. (2008). Modern management of chylous leak following head and neck surgery: a discussion of percutaneous lymphangiography-guided cannulation and embolization of the thoracic duct. Otolaryngol Clin North Am, 41(6), 1231–xi. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.otc.2008.06.004
Scorza, Leslie B., Bradley J. Goldstein, and Rickhesvar P. Mahraj. “Modern management of chylous leak following head and neck surgery: a discussion of percutaneous lymphangiography-guided cannulation and embolization of the thoracic duct.Otolaryngol Clin North Am 41, no. 6 (December 2008): 1231–xi. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.otc.2008.06.004.
Scorza, Leslie B., et al. “Modern management of chylous leak following head and neck surgery: a discussion of percutaneous lymphangiography-guided cannulation and embolization of the thoracic duct.Otolaryngol Clin North Am, vol. 41, no. 6, Dec. 2008, pp. 1231–xi. Pubmed, doi:10.1016/j.otc.2008.06.004.
Journal cover image

Published In

Otolaryngol Clin North Am

DOI

ISSN

0030-6665

Publication Date

December 2008

Volume

41

Issue

6

Start / End Page

1231 / xi

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Thoracic Duct
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Lymphography
  • Humans
  • Head and Neck Neoplasms
  • Fistula
  • Embolization, Therapeutic
  • Chyle
  • Catheterization