Dysphagia after laryngeal surgery: Radiologic assessment

  title={Dysphagia after laryngeal surgery: Radiologic assessment},
  author={Dennis M. Balfe},
In the past three decades, we have witnessed the emergence and perfection of surgical techniques designed to treat carcinoma of the larynx and pharynx. Extensive cancers are treated with what is conceptually the simplest procedure: total laryngectomy (TL) [1]. For patients with well-circumscribed neoplasms, voice-conserving surgical procedures are available; subtotal supraglottic laryngectomy (SSL) [2-8], for example, has been widely used to treat patients with primary cancers of the epiglottis… CONTINUE READING


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