Published in Drug Week, November 11th, 2005
"The aim of this study was to establish the causes of perioperative mortality after head and neck oncologic surgery, to improve operative strategies and surgery procedures, and to reduce postoperative complications. The medical files of patients who died within 30 days of presentation with epidermoid carcinoma of the head or neck were analyzed; criteria included age, sex, medical history, and the location and stage of development of the tumor," investigators in France reported.
"The causes of death are discussed with reference to the...
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