total laryngectomy


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total laryngectomy

Surgical oncology The complete excision of the larynx for invasive CA, which is performed when the lesions cannot be removed by a more conservative–hemilaryngectomy, subtotal laryngectomy procedure. See Laryngectomy.
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Outcome of salvage total laryngectomy following organ preservation therapy: the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group trial 9-11.
The inclusion criteria were patients submitted to total laryngectomy who participated in a support group for totally laryngectomized patients (GAL) at the Oncological Research Center (CEPON) in the city of Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, who communicated using a trachoesophageal prosthesis or an electronic larynx.
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All patients from both groups were subjected to total laryngectomy (100%).
The reported incidence of pharyngocutaneous fistula for primary total laryngectomy varies from 10 to 35% [4-13].
The non-traumatic cause of permanent loss of voice is advanced carcinoma larynx treated by total laryngectomy.
A total laryngectomy is a reliable oncologic procedure for the local control of laryngeal malignancy.
The restoration of laryngeal function would begin with the use of an entirely integrated biomaterial to extend the proximal tracheal segment remaining after a total laryngectomy.
Radial forearm free flap reconstruction following radiotherapy and total laryngectomy.
Most of the patients were surgically treated by total laryngectomy with unilateral or bilateral dissection and thyroidectomy or lobectomy (29%) or total laryngectomy with thyroidectomy or lobectomy (23%), total laryngectomy (22%).
Group Stage Treatment Survival I T1N0M0 Radiotherapy exclusively 5 years II T3N0M0 Total laryngectomy and radiotherapy 5 years III T1N0M0 radiotherapy exclusively 5 years IV T3NoMo Total laryngectomy and radiotherapy 5 years Table II.
A few weeks later, Mr Lewis underwent a total laryngectomy at Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital, lasting eight-and-a-half hours, followed by a 20-day course of radiotherapy.

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