Wattan Singh

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The entire larynx is usually sacrificed in the process of surgical treatment of T3 glottic carcinoma, trans-glottic carcinoma and pyriform sinus carcinoma, with consequent loss of speech. Most of the uninvolved, cancer-free part of the larynx is discarded for no good reason. According to the surgical principles of oncology, a tumour should be removed with(More)
  • W Singh
  • The Journal of laryngology and otology
  • 1987
Near-total laryngectomy with myo-mucosal valved neoglottis is the most recent of the various surgical procedures for speech rehabilitation. The site and mechanism of phonatory function of the neoglottis has been investigated in eight patients by means of electrolaryngography. Results demonstrate substantial similarity in the nature of function of the(More)
  • W Singh
  • The Journal of laryngology and otology
  • 1987
In the newer surgical procedures for fistula speech, finger occlusion of the tracheostoma is mandatory for speech production. This can be embarrassing as it draws attention to the patient's stoma. Finger occlusion is unhygienic and at times inconvenient. A new tracheostoma valve has been designed to eliminate the need for finger occlusion for speech. It has(More)
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