Salivary

  • (adj): Of or relating to saliva.
    Example: "Salivary gland"

Some articles on salivary:

Sialoendoscopy
... is a minimally invasive technique that allows for salivary gland surgery for the safe and effective treatment of sialadenitis and other conditions of the salivary glands ... During sialoendoscopy a small camera is placed into the salivary glands through the salivary ducts that empty into the mouth ... Sialoendoscopy is an efficient yet simple mode of treatment for major salivary gland obstructions, strictures and sialoliths (salivary stones) ...
Salivate - Functions - Digestion
... Salivary glands also secrete salivary lipase (a more potent form of lipase) to begin fat digestion ... Salivary lipase plays a large role in fat digestion in newborn infants as their pancreatic lipase still needs some time to develop ...
Conditions Indicating Sialoendoscopy
... Salivary gland stones are one of the major causes of salivary gland infections (sialadenitis) ... The second leading cause of salivary obstruction is from strictures and adhesions, which can happen from prior salivary gland infections, including childhood infections like mumps ...
Salivary Gland Neoplasm - Classification
... Salivary gland neoplasms are classified by the World Health Organization as primary or secondary, benign or malignant, and by tissue of origin ... This system defines five broad categories of salivary gland neoplasms malignant epithelial tumors (e.g ... carcinoma and adenoid cystic carcinoma, salivary duct carcinoma) benign epithelial tumors (e.g ...
Milestones in Sialoendoscopy
... separately performed sialoendoscopy when they introduced an endoscope into the major salivary glands ... a 0.8-millimeter flexible endoscope to diagnose and treat salivary gland stones. 1994, Nahlieli used a rigid miniendoscope to diagnose and treat major salivary gland obstructions ...