[Complications of transoral laser surgery for malignant tumors of the larynx and hypopharynx].

@article{BernalSprekelsen2009ComplicationsOT,
  title={[Complications of transoral laser surgery for malignant tumors of the larynx and hypopharynx].},
  author={M Bernal-Sprekelsen and Stefan Dazert and Holger Sudhoff and J-L Blanch and Isabel Vilaseca},
  journal={Laryngo- rhino- otologie},
  year={2009},
  volume={88 1},
  pages={
          28-34
        }
}
BACKGROUND Transoral dioxide laser resection of early tumors (Tis, T1, T2) in the aerodigestive tract seems to be an established method of treatment. Recently, large tumors (T3 and T4) have been treated by this surgical method too, and therefore it seems reasonable to assess the complication rates. MATERIAL AND METHODS All consecutive patients operated on primarily, with curative intention by means of carbon dioxide laser from February 1998 to February 2008 were prospectively registered in a… CONTINUE READING
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