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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Supracricoid laryngectomy with cricohyoidoepiglottopexy (CHEP).
Quality of life and functional evaluation after supracricoid partial laryngectomy with cricohyoidoepiglottopexy in Mexican patients.