Functional outcomes and quality of life after total laryngectomy with noncircumferential radial forearm free tissue transfer.

@article{Graville2017FunctionalOA,
  title={Functional outcomes and quality of life after total laryngectomy with noncircumferential radial forearm free tissue transfer.},
  author={D. Graville and Andrew D Palmer and Christine M Chambers and Lauren Ottenstein and Breanne Whalen and Peter E. Andersen and Mark K. Wax and James Cohen},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={2017},
  volume={39 11},
  pages={
          2319-2328
        }
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to compare long-term functional and quality of life (QOL) outcomes after total laryngectomy with primary closure and those who underwent reconstruction with noncircumferential radial free forearm tissue transfer (RFFTT). METHODS Sixty-seven patients were identified by chart review and underwent long-term follow-up… CONTINUE READING