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Results of larynx preservation surgery for advanced laryngeal cancer through tracheal autotransplantation.

Authors
  • Delaere, P R
  • Vander Poorten, V
  • Vanclooster, C
  • Goeleven, A
  • Hermans, R
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2000
Volume
126
Issue
10
Pages
1207–1215
Identifiers
PMID: 11031407
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Functional reconstruction of extensive laryngeal defects can be achieved with an autotransplantation of cervical trachea, with favorable functional results and acceptable morbidity. This technique expands the limits of conservation surgery for selected laryngeal and hypopharyngeal tumors.

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