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Table 1 Included procedural categories

From: Rates and causes of 30-day readmission and emergency room utilization following head and neck surgery

Procedure Categories Example
Major Head and Neck with No Flap Laryngectomy without flap reconstruction
Major Head and Neck with Pedicled Flap Oropharyngeal resection with pectoralis myocutaneous rotation flap reconstruction
Major Head and Neck with Free Flap Excision of oropharynx with radial forearm free flap reconstruction
Open Airway Tracheostomy
Limited Oral Cavity Marginal mandibulectomy
Limited Neck Branchial cleft cyst resection
Neck Dissection Only Cervical lymph node dissection
Salivary Gland Parotidectomy
Thyroid/Parathyroid Total thyroidectomy