Gland-preserving treatment of huge sialoliths of the submandibular glands

Nils Klintworth, Johannes Zenk, Michael Koch, Konstantinos Mantsopoulos & Heinrich Iro
Introduction: Sialolithiasis is nowadays preferably treated with gland-preserving techniques like sialendoscopy, lithotripsy, or transoral stone removal. The question arises whether huge stones (“megaliths” of more than 15 mm) can be treated effectively in this way. Methods: Retrospective[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]