Clinical and electrophysiological evaluation of shoulder functions in spinal accessory nerve-preserving neck dissection


TARKAN Ö. , TUNCER Ü. , BOZDEMİR H. , SARPEL T. , ÖZDEMİR S. , SÜRMELİOĞLU Ö.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.42, no.5, pp.852-860, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1104-34
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.852-860

Abstract

Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate shoulder functions after neck dissection with preservation of the spinal accessory nerve by objective physical examination, electromyographic findings, and subjective patient complaints, and also to investigate the effect of the type of neck dissection.