Published in Cancer Weekly, October 4th, 2005
According to recent research published in the journal European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, "Carotid artery rupture is fortunately an uncommon complication of head and neck cancer treatment. Eleven episodes of carotid artery rupture following irradiation and major head and neck resection were identified over a 6-year period."
"We review our experience and discuss the predisposing factors that can cause this complication, important aspects of management and outcome. During this 6-year period, 11 episodes of carotid artery rupture were treated in our unit. All patients...
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