Predicting feeding tube and tracheotomy dependence in laryngeal cancer patients.


CONCLUSIONS The two scales reliably measure laryngeal edema and dysfunction in laryngeal cancer patients. The eight categories from these scales, and abnormal pharyngeal squeeze, can be used to form a new rating scale intended to help clinicians identify and circumvent swallowing complications after chemo-irradiation. OBJECTIVES The objectives were to… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/00016489.2016.1245864


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