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Role of reinnervation in the functional outcomes after glossectomy reconstruction

  • K. Thankappan
    Correspondence
    Correspondence to: Department of Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, AIMS Ponekkara PO, Kochi, Kerala, India.
    Affiliations
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi, Kerala, India
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  • S. Bhattacharya
    Affiliations
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi, Kerala, India
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  • S. Iyer
    Affiliations
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi, Kerala, India
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Published:September 05, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijom.2022.04.020
      We thank the readers for their positive feedback on our article on the influence of the volume and location of the defect on speech outcomes after glossectomy for oral cancers.
      • Bhattacharya S.
      • Thankappan K.
      • Sukumaran S.V.
      • Mayadevi M.
      • Balasubramanian D.
      • Iyer S.
      Volume and location of the defect as predictors of speech outcome after glossectomy: correlation with a classification.
      We have also published the swallowing outcomes in a separate article.
      • Bhattacharya S.
      • Thankappan K.
      • Joseph S.T.
      • Sukumaran S.V.
      • Shetty S.
      • Mayadevi M.
      • Balasubramanian D.
      • Iyer S.
      Volume and location of the defect as predictors of swallowing outcome after glossectomy: correlation with a classification.
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