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Clinical Challenges in Otolaryngology |

Preoperative Smoking Cessation Impact on Perioperative and Long-term Complications

Richard O. Wein, MD
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009;135(6):597-601. doi:10.1001/archoto.2009.33.
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Hypothesis:Smoking cessation at the time of diagnosis with an upper aerodigestive tract squamous cell carcinoma minimizes perioperative morbidity and improves long-term outcome.

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