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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In March 1989, surgeons at our hospital began to routinely use the sternal head of a sternocleidomastoid muscle (SCMM) flap in closing pharyngeal defects following total laryngectomy.
For this retrospective, matched-cohort, case-control study, we reviewed the records of all consecutively presenting patients who had undergone total laryngectomy performed by the senior author (L.
In low-grade MEC, extension of the lesion dictates a partial or total laryngectomy.
Primary versus secondary tracheoesophageal puncture in salvage total laryngectomy following chemoradiation.
We chose to use acoustic rhinometry to characterize the dimensions of the nasal cavity by measuring minimum cross-sectional areas (MCSAs) and volume at various points in the nasal cavity before and after total laryngectomy.
1-4,7) In cases when histologic lineages that are uncommon in the larynx have been found, treatment has almost invariably involved total laryngectomy.
In 1980, Singer and Blom popularized tracheoesophageal puncture (TEP) as a technique for voice restoration following total laryngectomy.
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.
Using botulinum toxin A to improve speech and swallowing following total laryngectomy.
Our patient was a 73-year-old man who underwent a total laryngectomy, primary tracheo-oesophageal puncture and neck dissection followed by radiotherapy 18 years earlier for management of squamous cell carcinoma extending from the base of his tongue into his larynx.
When the tumour involves the valleculae or pre-epiglottic space, total laryngectomy also needs to be performed to obtain clear surgical margins.
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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