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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
Parotidectomy extent
Management of facial nerve
 Not dissected168315.2
 Dissected and preserved857577.6
Concurrent procedures
 Neck dissection220419.9
 Nerve monitoring2632.4
Surgeon specialty
 General Surgery7456.7
 Plastic Surgery1801.6
 Operative time, mean [SD] (min)185.3 [141.9]
Utilization of Reconstructive Procedures
 Free flap3933.6
 Other volume restoration9989.0