Functional results of sub-total laryngectomy.

  title={Functional results of sub-total laryngectomy.},
  author={Marco de Vincentiis and Anna Di Nardo and Paola Calcagno and R. Turchetta and Antonio Minni and Giovanni Ruoppolo},
  journal={Rivista europea per le scienze mediche e farmacologiche = European review for medical and pharmacological sciences = Revue europeenne pour les sciences medicales et pharmacologiques},
  volume={17 6},
Sub-total laryngectomy (crico-hyoido-pexy and crico-hyoido-epiglotto-pexi), while achieving a radical oncological control results in a functional neolarynx efficacious in swallowing as well as in phonatory activities. 102 out of the 122 patients, treated with sub-total laryngectomy, underwent functional evaluations: the results appear to be extremely variable within each group. A better performance in crico-hyoido-epiglotto-pexi (CHEP) rather than in crico-hyoido-pexi (CHP) has been observed in… CONTINUE READING