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Table 2 Reported case series of fourth branchial apparatus anomalies

From: Surgical treatment of fourth branchial apparatus anomalies: a case series study

Case series Patient number Treatment Recurrence Complication
This series 10 OPS 1 (10.0%) None
Rossi M.E. et al 52 ECIO in 38 11/38 (28.9%) None
   OPS in 14 3/14 (21.4%) 5/14 (35.7%)
Verret D.J. et al 10 ECIO None None
Lu W.H. et al 8 OPS None 1/8 (12.5%)
Pal I. et al 7 OPS None None
Nicollas R. et al 6 OPS None 2/6 (33.3%)
Arunachalam P. et al 5 ECIO in 4 None None
   OPS in 1 None None
Waston G.J. et al 5 ECIO None None
  1. OPS open neck surgery, ECIO endoscopic cauterization of internal orifice