Voice-related quality of life (V-RQOL) outcomes in laryngectomees.

  title={Voice-related quality of life (V-RQOL) outcomes in laryngectomees.},
  author={Roger V. Moukarbel and Philip C. Doyle and John H Yoo and Jason H. Franklin and Adam M B Day and Kevin M.T. Fung},
  journal={Head & neck},
  volume={33 1},
BACKGROUND Laryngeal cancer has a significant impact on patients. This study compared the Voice-Related Quality of Life (V-RQOL) outcomes specific to 3 different postlaryngectomy voice rehabilitation methods. METHODS We conducted a retrospective review of 75 patients with laryngectomy from our V-RQOL questionnaire database. RESULTS The database included 18 electrolaryngeal speech (ELS), 15 esophageal speech (ES), and 42 tracheoesophageal speech (TES) patients. Pairwise comparisons of V-RQOL… CONTINUE READING


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