partial laryngectomy

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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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Cleveland Clinic Chairman, Head & Neck Institute, said: "This technology allowed me to completely remove the tumor and perform a hemi- supraglottic laryngectomy.
A mucosa-sparing supraglottic laryngectomy was performed without difficulty.
18, and she underwent a supraglottic laryngectomy and bilateral anterior neck dissections (figure 3).
6) The technique is similar to a total laryngectomy on the more-involved side and a supraglottic laryngectomy on the less-involved side.
The patient returned for treatment and underwent a supraglottic laryngectomy with negative surgical margins and a left modified neck dissection.