Botulinum toxin in speech rehabilitation with voice prosthesis after total laryngectomy.

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UNLABELLED In tracheo esophageal puncture (TEP), we carry out a myotomy of the pharynx constrictor muscle; however, about 9 to 79% of patients need such procedure. The consequence of such procedure is an increase in salivary fistula rates in the postoperative. Botulin toxin is used in an outpatient basis. AIM analyzing the efficacy of botulin toxin (BT… (More)

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@article{Chone2008BotulinumTI, title={Botulinum toxin in speech rehabilitation with voice prosthesis after total laryngectomy.}, author={Carlos Takahiro Chone and Cristiane Teixeira and Nelson Adami Andreollo and Ana L{\'u}cia Spina and Irene H K Barcelllos and Elizabeth Maria Aparecida Barasnevicius Quagliato and Agr{\'i}cio Nubiato Crespo}, journal={Brazilian journal of otorhinolaryngology}, year={2008}, volume={74 2}, pages={230-4} }