cricoidectomy

cricoidectomy

 [kri″koi-dek´to-me]
excision of the cricoid cartilage.
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cricoidectomy

(krī′koi-dĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of the cricoid cartilage.
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Gallo, "Total cricoidectomy in the treatment of laryngeal chondrosarcomas," The Laryngoscope, vol.
Healing process after total cricoidectomy and laryngotracheal reconstruction: Endoscopic and histologic evaluation in a canine model.
Nevertheless, the patient underwent temporary tracheostomy and partial cricoidectomy with laryngeal stenting at another center.