Long-term performance of indwelling tracheoesophageal speaking valves in Chinese patients undergoing laryngectomy.

@article{Lam2005LongtermPO,
  title={Long-term performance of indwelling tracheoesophageal speaking valves in Chinese patients undergoing laryngectomy.},
  author={Paul Kin-Yip Lam and Wai-kuen Ho and Ambrose Chung-Wai Ho and Raymond Wai-Man Ng and Anthony Po Wing Yuen and William Ignace Wei},
  journal={Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={131 11},
  pages={954-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the use of indwelling tracheoesophageal speaking valves in Chinese patients undergoing laryngectomy, to identify the clinicopathologic factors for favorable outcome, and to evaluate the factors that determine prosthesis lifetime. DESIGN Retrospective review. SETTING Tertiary care institution. PATIENTS Sixty consecutive patients with total laryngectomy were included. All had indwelling tracheoesophageal speaking valves for voice restoration. INTERVENTION Anterograde… CONTINUE READING

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