Mouth and throat cancer: evidence for best surgical approaches uncertain

Bariatric surgery and marked weight loss is likely to improve knee complaints but there is a need for high quality studies

12 RCTs were included in this Cochrane review update of surgical approches for the management of oral and pharyngeal cancer. The certaintly of the evidence was very low as there were limited numbers of studies for each comparison.

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Does orthognathic surgery have an effect on the oropharyngeal airway

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Skeletal movements and changes in the position of the hyoid bone as a result of orthognathic surgery may have on the oropharyngeal airway.  The aim of this article was to report the results from a meta-analysis of the scientific literature concerned with changes in the airway in human clinical trials in adult subjects submitted to [read the full story…]