Limited surgery for cancer of the larynx and hypopharynx: options and consequences.

Abstract

We reviewed surgical options for laryngeal preservation (limited surgery) in laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancers and the consequences of the options. Of 44 patients with laryngeal cancer, 11 (25%) received limited surgery and 33 (75%) received total laryngectomy. The survival rates were 91% for the limited surgery group and 73% for the total (radical… (More)

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@article{Nakayama2002LimitedSF, title={Limited surgery for cancer of the larynx and hypopharynx: options and consequences.}, author={Meijin Nakayama and Hiroomi Takahashi and Kazuo Yao and Katsuhide Inagi and Tomohiro Makoshi and Hiromi Nagai and Makito Okamoto}, journal={Acta oto-laryngologica. Supplementum}, year={2002}, volume={547}, pages={41-5} }