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A new option for salivary gland surgery

Mark Marzouk, MDA minimally invasive procedure called salivary endoscopy, or sialendoscopy, allows a surgeon such as Mark Marzouk, MD, division chief of head and neck oncologic surgery at Upstate, to find and remove a stone while leaving the gland intact. This procedure, which can be done in a doctor's office, offers an alternative to open surgery, says Marzouk, who also describes the problems that can affect salivary glands.

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