[Supraglottic laryngectomy: 3-year and 5-year results].

@article{GonzlezBotas1999SupraglotticL3,
  title={[Supraglottic laryngectomy: 3-year and 5-year results].},
  author={Jes{\'u}s Herr{\'a}nz Gonz{\'a}lez-Botas and Javier Gavil{\'a}n Bouzas and Jos{\'e} Luis Mart{\'i}nez Vidal},
  journal={Acta otorrinolaringologica espanola},
  year={1999},
  volume={50 4},
  pages={
          269-75
        }
}
A series of 84 patients who underwent horizontal supraglottic laryngectomy between 1980 and 1995 were analyzed. All patients were men, mean age 56 years. Neck metastases were found in 37 patients; 17 patients had stage I disease, 22 stage II, 13 stage III and 32 stage IV. One patient died in the postoperative period. Pharyngocutaneous fistula was the most frequent complication, being present in 10.7% of patients. The 3-year and 5-year survival rates were 78.9 and 74.2%, respectively. Local… CONTINUE READING