pharyngectomy


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pharyngectomy

 [far″in-jek´to-me]
excision of part of the pharynx.

phar·yn·gec·to·my

(far'in-jek'tŏ-mē),
Resection of the pharynx.
[pharyng- + G. ektomē, excision]

pharyngectomy

/phar·yn·gec·to·my/ (far″in-jek´tah-me) excision of part of the pharynx.

pharyngectomy

(făr′ĭn-jĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. pharyngecto·mies
Surgical removal of part or all of the pharynx.

phar·yn·gec·to·my

(far'in-jek'tŏ-mē)
Resection of the pharynx.
[pharyng- + G. ektomē, excision]

pharyngectomy

excision of part of the pharynx.
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B, Surgical defect following a limited lateral pharyngectomy in the same patient.
Comparing patients who had complete pharyngectomy to those who had a partial or limited pharyngectomy, there was no significant difference in major fistulas.
2] laser surgery; MND = modified neck dissection; ELR = endoscopic laser resection; RND = radical neck dissection; HT = hemithyroidectomy; STL = simple total laryngectomy; Bx = biopsy; PP = partial pharyngectomy.
Five months after her resection, a typical in situ and invasive squamous carcinoma of the ipsilateral tonsil was found, for which a pharyngectomy and partial mandibulectomy were done.
Similarly, a loss of motor function after a total or subtotal pharyngectomy or palatectomy must also be addressed.
He told me of a pharyngectomy operation he had devised to excise the denervated mucosa.
The surgeon performed a bilateral neck dissection, subtotal glossectomy, total laryngectomy, and partial pharyngectomy.
One surgical option is subtotal laryngectomy and/or partial pharyngectomy, which offers several advantages: a precise delineation of the tumor, accurate margin assessment, optimal neck management, and the maintenance of adequate airway and swallowing functions (although the resultant voice quality is usually poor).