Limitations of conservation surgery in carcinoma involving the arytenoid.

  • Hirokata Iwai
  • Published 1975 in Canadian journal of otolaryngology


The various types of conservation surgery for laryngeal cancer can be systematized in one entity and be classified into four types of "laryngoplasty." Laryngeal cancer involving the arytenoid is thought to be amenable to laryngoplasty type 3. The indication and the procedures of hemilaryngectomy B, subtotal laryngectomy, and subtotal laryngopharyngectomy… (More)