Endoscopic nasopharyngectomy

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Endoscopic nasopharyngectomy
Specialty Otorhinolaryngology

Endoscopic nasopharyngectomy is a form of endoscopic surgery to treat nasopharyngeal carcinoma[1]. This type of cancer is commonly treated with radiation therapy and chemotherapy, but endoscopic operation offers an alternative treatment especially when the radiation therapy fails.

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  1. ^ Chen, Ming-Yuan; Wen, Wei-Ping; Guo, Xiang; Yang, An-Kui; Qian, Chao-Nan; Hua, Yi-Jun; Wan, Xiang-Bo; Guo, Zhu-Ming; Li, Tian-Ying; Hong, Ming-Huang (2009). "Endoscopic nasopharyngectomy for locally recurrent nasopharyngeal carcinoma". The Laryngoscope. 119 (3): 516–522. doi:10.1002/lary.20133. ISSN 1531-4995. PMID 19235750.