Cricohyoidoepiglottopexy vs near-total laryngectomy with epiglottic reconstruction in the treatment of early glottic carcinoma.

@article{Oysu2006CricohyoidoepiglottopexyVN,
  title={Cricohyoidoepiglottopexy vs near-total laryngectomy with epiglottic reconstruction in the treatment of early glottic carcinoma.},
  author={Çaǧatay Oysu and Ismet Aslan},
  journal={Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={132 10},
  pages={1065-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare functional and oncological outcomes of cricohyoidoepiglottopexy (CHEP) and near-total laryngectomy with epiglottic reconstruction (NTLER) techniques in early glottic carcinoma. DESIGN Case series, clinical study. SETTING Two tertiary care referral centers. PATIENTS Seventeen patients with T1b glottic squamous cell carcinoma were treated with CHEP and 21 were treated with NTLER. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Fundamental frequency, maximum phonation time, maximum phonation… CONTINUE READING