Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Mini Review Volume 6 Issue 3

Chyle Leak in Head and Neck Cancer Surgeries - A review

Sailesh Kumar R1*, Raja Sethupathy Cheeman1, Raghu K2, Bharathraj K1, Rohan Singh chadha3.

1Assistant Professor, Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth ( Deemed to be university)Puducherry, India
2Assistant Professor, Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth ( Deemed to be university)Puducherry, India
3Post graduate trainee, Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth ( Deemed to be university) Puducherry, India

*Corresponding Author: Sailesh Kumar R, Assistant Professor, Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth ( Deemed to be university) Puducherry, India.

Received: January 10 ,2022; Published: February 11, 2022


Background: This article projects provides insights to the various managements and treatment strategies for chylous leak during the head and neck cancer surgeries.

Methods: Here the retrospective review of articles was performed, the articles reviewed are involving only head and neck cancer surgeries only and analysis of treatment strategies were noted and author’s comments about the treatment strategies is given after collective analysis of the review articles

Conclusion: The evolution of treatment strategies through years has brought on to the ideal management of the of chyle leak based on various authors guidelines.

Keywords: Chyle; Chylothorax; Head and Neck Cancer Surgery; Neck Dissection; Chyle Fistula


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Citation: R Sailesh Kumar. “Chyle Leak in Head and Neck Cancer Surgeries - A review”. Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 6.3 (2022): 18-21.


Copyright: © 2022 R Sailesh Kumar. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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