Transoral Robotic Surgery: Supraglottic Laryngectomy in a Canine Model

  title={Transoral Robotic Surgery: Supraglottic Laryngectomy in a Canine Model},
  author={Gregory S. Weinstein and Bert W O'Malley and Neil G. Hockstein},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
Objectives/Hypothesis: To develop a technique for computer enhanced robotic transoral supraglottic partial laryngectomy in the canine model. 
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