Carbon dioxide laser salvage surgery after radiotherapy failure in T1 and T2 glottic carcinoma.

@article{Puxeddu2004CarbonDL,
  title={Carbon dioxide laser salvage surgery after radiotherapy failure in T1 and T2 glottic carcinoma.},
  author={Roberto Puxeddu and Cesare Piazza and Maria C Mensi and Gian Peppino Ledda and Federico Argiolas and Giorgio Peretti},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={130 1},
  pages={84-8}
}
OBJECTIVES Recurrent glottic carcinoma after radiotherapy (RT) may be managed by open neck or endoscopic surgery. The impact of endoscopic treatment with CO(2) laser for recurrent glottic carcinoma after RT is reported. METHODS We present the oncologic and vocal outcomes of a retrospective study based on a series of 16 patients with rT1 and rT2 glottic carcinoma who were endoscopically managed between February 1995 and December 1999 after RT failure. All patients were males with a mean age of… CONTINUE READING
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