Treatment for T3 to T4a laryngeal cancer by open partial horizontal laryngectomies: Prognostic impact of different pathologic tumor subcategories.

@article{Succo2018TreatmentFT,
  title={Treatment for T3 to T4a laryngeal cancer by open partial horizontal laryngectomies: Prognostic impact of different pathologic tumor subcategories.},
  author={Giovanni Succo and Erika Crosetti and Andy Bertolin and Cesare Piazza and Gabriele Molteni and Stefano Cirillo and Massimo Petracchini and Martina Tascone and Andrea Elio Sprio and Giovanni Nicolao Berta and Giorgio Peretti and Domenico Villari and Giuseppe Rizzotto},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={2018},
  volume={40 9},
  pages={
          1897-1908
        }
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this retrospective study was to identify subcategories in cT3 to cT4a supraglottic/glottic cancers, describing their different spreading patterns, and local and locoregional recurrence modes. METHODS Four hundred eighty-nine patients who underwent open partial horizontal laryngectomies (OPHLs) were retrospectively classified as: subcategory I (anterior pT3 with normal arytenoid mobility); subcategory II (posterior pT3 with impaired/absent mobility); subcategory III… CONTINUE READING

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