neoglottis

neoglottis

 [ne″o-glot´is]
a glottis created by suturing the pharyngeal mucosa over the superior end of the transected trachea above the primary tracheostoma and making a permanent stoma in the mucosa; done to permit phonation after laryngectomy. adj., adj neoglot´tic.
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The logic behind this idea was purely mechanical; arytenoid cartilages which were shifted medially due to the laryngectomy were contacting more medially than normal and thus preventing the neoglottis to close appropriately.
As a result, unilateral arytenoid resection allowed complete medialization of the remaining arytenoid, which enables the sphincter function of the neoglottis.