cricohyoidoepiglottopexy


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cricohyoidoepiglottopexy (CHEP),

(krī'kō-hī-oyd'ō-ep-i-glot'ō-pek-sē),
An operation to repair and restore the function of the larynx after surgical ablation of cancer in which the epiglottis and hyoid bone are fixed to the cricoid cartilage.
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We performed a supracricoid partial laryngectomy with cricohyoidoepiglottopexy and bilateral dissection of the neck from levels II through V.
10) In 2001, 2 reports of mesenchymal tumors treated with conservative surgery were published; Ianniello et al (6) reported using vertical hemilaryngectomy, and Veivers et al (10) used supracricoid partial laryngectomy with cricohyoidoepiglottopexy.
Quality of life and functional evaluation after supracricoid partial laryngectomy with cricohyoidoepiglottopexy in Mexican patients.