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Table 2 Operative Characteristics

From: Reconstructive trends and complications following parotidectomy: incidence and predictors in 11,057 cases

Non-Reconstructive Operative Characteristics
 N%
Parotidectomy extent
 Total322929.2
 Superficial782870.8
Management of facial nerve
 Not dissected168315.2
 Dissected and preserved857577.6
 Sacrificed4053.7
 Unknown3943.6
Concurrent procedures
 Neck dissection220419.9
 Nerve monitoring2632.4
Surgeon specialty
 Otolaryngology10,09491.3
 General Surgery7456.7
 Plastic Surgery1801.6
 Other380.3
Setting
 Inpatient413037.4
 Outpatient692762.6
 Operative time, mean [SD] (min)185.3 [141.9]
Utilization of Reconstructive Procedures
 N%
 Free flap3933.6
 Other volume restoration9989.0
 Reinnervation2051.9
 Reanimation1241.1