Tracheoesophageal puncture for voice restoration: modification of the Blom-Singer technique.

Abstract

We have used a modification of the Blom-Singer technique in our last 24 tracheoesophageal punctures, performed on 20 patients. At the time of puncture a surgical stent with an indwelling Dacron polyester suture is placed to form the fistula. Forty-eight to 72 hours later the stent is backed out of the puncture site but the suture is allowed to remain. The… (More)

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