partial laryngectomy

partial laryngectomy

incomplete resection of the larynx in which the supraglottic portion is removed preserving the vocal cords.

par·tial la·ryn·gec·to·my

(pahr'shăl lar'in-jek'tŏ-mē)
Incomplete resection of the larynx in which the supraglottic portion is removed, preserving the vocal cords.
Synonym(s): horizontal laryngectomy, supraglottic laryngectomy.
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He subsequently had right vertical partial laryngectomy and laryngoplasty.
Larynx and Hypopharynx: Vocal cord tumours, hemangioma of the CO2 and KTP Lasers larynx, glottic web (iatrogenic or congenital), Partial laryngectomy and hypopharyngeal tumours.
Surgery for recurrent laryngeal carcinoma after radiotherapy: Partial laryngectomy or total laryngectomy for a better quality of life?
Surgical options vary according to the site of the lesion and range from conservative procedures, such as microlaryngeal surgery (MLS), laser debulking, vertical partial laryngectomy (VPL), and simple partial laryngectomy (SPL), to aggressive procedures, such as TL.
Options include open laryngofissure, thyrotomy, organ preservation with partial laryngectomy, and endoscopic laser resection.
Total laryngectomy is indicated for large primary tumors, such as those that involve more than half of the cricoid cartilage and for recurrent tumors not amenable to partial laryngectomy.
Some have recommended a partial laryngectomy resection for low-grade supraglottic tumors and a total laryngectomy for subglottic tumors.
Both patients were treated with supracricoid partial laryngectomy with cricohyoidoepiglottopexy.
However, some recent reports suggest that endolaryngeal resection or partial laryngectomy results in better functional outcomes whenever the extent of the disease permits.
We conducted a study to evaluate the effectiveness of muscle-pedicle hyoid bone flaps in the repair and reconstruction of the larynx and trachea in 23 patients who had undergone extended partial laryngectomy.
3,4) Supracricoid partial laryngectomy obviates the need for permanent tracheostomy, does not result in significant swallowing dysfunction, and preserves reasonable voice quality.

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