Total glossectomy: reconstruction and rehabilitation.


Patients with carcinoma of the tongue including the base of the tongue who underwent total glossectomy in a period of just over ten years since January 1979 have been reviewed. Total glossectomy may be indicated as salvage surgery or as a primary procedure. The larynx may be preserved or may have to be sacrificed depending upon the site of the lesion. When… (More)


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@article{Tiwari1989TotalGR, title={Total glossectomy: reconstruction and rehabilitation.}, author={R. M. Tiwari and Andreas Greven and Abdul Karim and G. B. Snow}, journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology}, year={1989}, volume={103 10}, pages={917-21} }