Management of post-operative fistula in head and neck surgery: Sweeping it under the carpet?
Nguyen Thien Khanh, SingHealth Duke-NUS Head and Neck Centre, Singapore 169610, Singapore
N Gopalakrishna Iyer, SingHealth Duke-NUS Head and Neck Centre, Cancer Therapeutics Research Laboratory, National Cancer Centre Singapore, Singapore 169610, Singapore
Author contributions: Nguyen KT and Iyer NG solely contributed to this paper.
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Correspondence to: N Gopalakrishna Iyer, MBBS (Hons) (Singapore), PhD (Cantab), FRCS (Gen), FAMS, Associate Professor, Senior Consultant, and Head of SingHealth Duke-NUS Head and Neck Centre, Cancer Therapeutics Research Laboratory, National Cancer Centre Singapore, 11 Hospital Dr, Singapore 169610, Singapore. email@example.com
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Received: February 5, 2015
Peer-review started: February 7, 2015
First decision: March 28, 2015
Revised: August 30, 2015
Accepted: September 25, 2015
Article in press: September 28, 2015
Published online: November 28, 2015