laryngectomy

Summary

Summary: Total or partial excision of the larynx.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Subtotal laryngectomy: outcomes of 469 patients and proposal of a comprehensive and simplified classification of surgical procedures
    G Rizzotto
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Ospedale Civile of Vittorio Veneto, Belluno, Italy
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 269:1635-46. 2012
  2. ncbi Subtotal laryngectomy with tracheohyoidopexy: a possible alternative to total laryngectomy
    Giuseppe Rizzotto
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Ospedale Civile di Vittorio Veneto, Belluno, Italy
    Laryngoscope 116:1907-17. 2006
  3. ncbi A hystopathological study of thyroarytenoid muscle invasion in early (T1) glottic carcinoma
    Sinan Kocaturk
    Department of II Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Social Security Organization, Ankara Education Hospital, Sivas, Turkey
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:581-3. 2005
  4. ncbi Supracricoid partial laryngectomy in the treatment of laryngeal cancer: univariate and multivariate analysis of prognostic factors
    Andrea Gallo
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, La Sapienza University Rome, Rome, Italy
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:620-5. 2005
  5. ncbi Current trends in initial management of hypopharyngeal cancer: the declining use of open surgery
    Robert P Takes
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Head Neck 34:270-81. 2012
  6. ncbi Pharyngoesophageal reconstruction with the anterolateral thigh flap after total laryngopharyngectomy
    Peirong Yu
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cancer 116:1718-24. 2010
  7. ncbi Management of T1-T2 glottic carcinomas
    William M Mendenhall
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0385, USA
    Cancer 100:1786-92. 2004
  8. ncbi Results of vocal rehabilitation using tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis after total laryngectomy and their predictive factors
    Alexandre Bozec
    Departement de Chirurgie, Institut Universitaire de la Face et Du Cou, Centre Antoine Lacassagne, 33 Avenue de Valombrose, 06189 Nice, France
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 267:751-8. 2010
  9. ncbi A comparison of survival lifetime of the Provox and the Provox2 voice prosthesis
    T Lequeux
    Department of ENT, CHU Saint Pierre, Brussels, Belgium
    J Laryngol Otol 117:875-8. 2003
  10. ncbi Comparison of salvage and planned pharyngolaryngectomy with jejunal transfer for hypopharyngeal carcinoma after chemoradiotherapy
    Hideki Kadota
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Laryngoscope 120:1103-8. 2010

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  1. ncbi Subtotal laryngectomy: outcomes of 469 patients and proposal of a comprehensive and simplified classification of surgical procedures
    G Rizzotto
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Ospedale Civile of Vittorio Veneto, Belluno, Italy
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 269:1635-46. 2012
    ..The rate of total laryngectomy of completion in this series was 4.4%...
  2. ncbi Subtotal laryngectomy with tracheohyoidopexy: a possible alternative to total laryngectomy
    Giuseppe Rizzotto
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Ospedale Civile di Vittorio Veneto, Belluno, Italy
    Laryngoscope 116:1907-17. 2006
    The objective of this study was to describe a new subtotal laryngectomy technique that foresees two variations: 1) tracheohyoidopexy (THIP + A or A-A)-subtotal removal of the larynx maintaining one or two cricoarytenoid units and ..
  3. ncbi A hystopathological study of thyroarytenoid muscle invasion in early (T1) glottic carcinoma
    Sinan Kocaturk
    Department of II Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Social Security Organization, Ankara Education Hospital, Sivas, Turkey
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:581-3. 2005
    Surgical specimens belonging to 16 patients who underwent partial laryngectomy for T1 glottic cancer were subjected to detailed histopathologic examination; 11 of the patients were staged as T1a while 5 were staged as T1b.
  4. ncbi Supracricoid partial laryngectomy in the treatment of laryngeal cancer: univariate and multivariate analysis of prognostic factors
    Andrea Gallo
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, La Sapienza University Rome, Rome, Italy
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:620-5. 2005
    To evaluate the oncological results of supracricoid partial laryngectomy as a treatment for selected glottic and supraglottic cancer in a large series of patients who had undergone uniform treatment over a 16-year period and to determine ..
  5. ncbi Current trends in initial management of hypopharyngeal cancer: the declining use of open surgery
    Robert P Takes
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Head Neck 34:270-81. 2012
    ..Traditionally, operable hypopharyngeal cancer has been treated by total (occasionally partial) laryngectomy and partial or circumferential pharyngectomy, followed by reconstruction and postoperative radiotherapy in most ..
  6. ncbi Pharyngoesophageal reconstruction with the anterolateral thigh flap after total laryngopharyngectomy
    Peirong Yu
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cancer 116:1718-24. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the clinical and functional outcomes achieved using this technique...
  7. ncbi Management of T1-T2 glottic carcinomas
    William M Mendenhall
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0385, USA
    Cancer 100:1786-92. 2004
    ..preservation, and survival rates of patients were similar after transoral laser resection, open partial laryngectomy, and radiotherapy...
  8. ncbi Results of vocal rehabilitation using tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis after total laryngectomy and their predictive factors
    Alexandre Bozec
    Departement de Chirurgie, Institut Universitaire de la Face et Du Cou, Centre Antoine Lacassagne, 33 Avenue de Valombrose, 06189 Nice, France
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 267:751-8. 2010
    ..Between 2000 and 2008, 103 patients who underwent total laryngectomy or pharyngolaryngectomy (TPL) were included in our study...
  9. ncbi A comparison of survival lifetime of the Provox and the Provox2 voice prosthesis
    T Lequeux
    Department of ENT, CHU Saint Pierre, Brussels, Belgium
    J Laryngol Otol 117:875-8. 2003
    ..This could be due to the difference in elasticity of these valves that could lead to a different level of colonization and invasion of the valves by micro-organisms...
  10. ncbi Comparison of salvage and planned pharyngolaryngectomy with jejunal transfer for hypopharyngeal carcinoma after chemoradiotherapy
    Hideki Kadota
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Laryngoscope 120:1103-8. 2010
    ..The objective of this study is to examine the safety and efficacy of free jejunal transfer after salvage pharyngolaryngectomy for patients with locally recurrent hypopharyngeal carcinoma after definitive chemoradiotherapy...
  11. ncbi Swallowing ability and chronic aspiration after supracricoid partial laryngectomy
    Marilia Simonelli
    The Speech and Swallowing Rehabilitation Service, Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome, Italy
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 142:873-8. 2010
    Sporadic episodes of aspiration may occur after supracricoid partial laryngectomy. To prevent risks of pulmonary consequences, a limitation of oral intake of food or a "nothing by mouth" regimen has been suggested...
  12. ncbi [Voice rehabilitation after laryngectomy. Initial clinical experience with the Provox-Vega® voice prosthesis and the SmartInserter® system]
    K J Lorenz
    Klinik für Hals Nasen Ohrenheilkunde, Kopf Halschirurgie, Bundeswehrkrankenhaus Ulm
    HNO 58:1174-83. 2010
    Voice prostheses have considerably improved the success of voice rehabilitation after total laryngectomy and are the treatment of choice in many hospitals...
  13. ncbi Voice restoration with the advantage tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis
    Steven B Leder
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, New Haven, CT 06520 8041, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:681-4. 2005
    ..To determine whether the Blom-Singer indwelling Advantage tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis (TEP) extends prosthesis life span significantly in patients with documented premature device failure due to fungal colonization...
  14. ncbi The impact of radiotherapy and GERD on in situ lifetime of indwelling voice prostheses
    Paolo Boscolo-Rizzo
    ENT Department and Regional Center for Head and Neck Cancer, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Treviso Regional Hospital, Treviso, Italy
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 265:791-6. 2008
    ..This study confirmed the relationship between short VP lifetime and radiation therapy. In addition, a possible association between GERD and limited device lifetime was identified...
  15. ncbi Clinical phase I/feasibility study of the next generation indwelling Provox voice prosthesis (Provox Vega)
    Frans J M Hilgers
    Department of Head and Neck Oncology and Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Plesmanlaan 121, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Otolaryngol 130:511-9. 2010
    ..Vega prostheses demonstrate good short-term feasibility, and their optimized airflow-resistance design offers laryngectomy patients indwelling voice prostheses with more choices in outer diameters without sacrificing (too) much in ..
  16. ncbi Comparison of pharyngocutaneous fistula between patients followed by primary laryngopharyngectomy and salvage laryngopharyngectomy for advanced hypopharyngeal cancer
    Yung An Tsou
    Department of Otolaryngology, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung City, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Head Neck 32:1494-500. 2010
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  17. ncbi Prospective clinical phase II study of two new indwelling voice prostheses (Provox Vega 22.5 and 20 Fr) and a novel anterograde insertion device (Provox Smart Inserter)
    Frans J M Hilgers
    Department of Head and Neck Oncology and Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Laryngoscope 120:1135-43. 2010
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  18. ncbi Multi-institutional assessment of the Provox 2 voice prosthesis
    A H Ackerstaff
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery of the Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 125:167-73. 1999
    ..To verify the initial results of a new anterograde replacement method of the second-generation indwelling Provox voice prosthesis, Provox 2 (Atos Medical AB, Hörby, Sweden), and to determine its device life...
  19. ncbi Morbidity after flap reconstruction of hypopharyngeal defects
    Jonathan R Clark
    Department of Otolaryngology, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Laryngoscope 116:173-81. 2006
    ..In addition, we detail a reconstructive algorithm for management of partial and total laryngopharyngectomy defects...
  20. ncbi Quality of life in patients treated for advanced hypopharyngeal or laryngeal cancer
    M Guibert
    Service d ORL et Chirurgie Cervicofaciale, CHU de Toulouse, Hôpital Rangueil Larrey, 24, chemin de Pouvourville, 31059 Toulouse Cedex 9, France
    Eur Ann Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Dis 128:218-23. 2011
    To study quality of life in patients treated for advanced hypopharyngeal or laryngeal cancer, with laryngeal conservation or laryngectomy.
  21. ncbi Prognostic accuracy of computed tomography findings for patients with laryngeal cancer undergoing laryngectomy
    Jonathan J Beitler
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322 1013, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:2318-22. 2010
    The indications for upfront laryngectomy in the management of laryngeal cancer are a functionless larynx and extralaryngeal extension. Practically, clinicians rely on imaging to predict which patients will have T4 disease...
  22. ncbi Voice restoration after circumferential pharyngolaryngectomy with free jejunum repair
    M Benazzo
    Clinica Otorinolaringoiatrica, , IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo, Italy
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 258:173-6. 2001
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  23. ncbi Open conservation partial laryngectomy for laryngeal cancer: a systematic review of English language literature
    Ligy Thomas
    Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Cancer Treat Rev 38:203-11. 2012
    ..Hence this systematic review was undertaken to synthesise the key oncological outcomes following primary open partial laryngectomy for laryngeal cancer.
  24. ncbi Quality of voice evaluation in patients treated by supracricoid laryngectomy and modified supracricoid laryngectomy
    Eugenia Allegra
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 145:789-95. 2011
    To compare quality of voice in patients treated by supracricoid laryngectomy and patients treated by modified supracricoid laryngectomy using the sternohyoid muscle for neoglottis reconstruction.
  25. ncbi Comparison of quality of life in advanced laryngeal cancer patients after concurrent chemoradiotherapy vs total laryngectomy
    Nirav Pravin Trivedi
    Head and Neck Institute, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kerala, India
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 139:702-7. 2008
    To compare quality of life (QOL) of patients with advanced laryngeal cancers treated by total laryngectomy with those who received concurrent chemoradiotherapy.
  26. ncbi Functional outcomes and donor site morbidity following circumferential pharyngoesophageal reconstruction using an anterolateral thigh flap and salivary bypass tube
    Dylan J Murray
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Head Neck 29:147-54. 2007
    ..This study reports our experience with fasciocutaneous reconstruction of circumferential pharyngoesophageal defects using an anterolateral thigh flap wrapped around a salivary bypass tube...
  27. ncbi Transoral robot-assisted CO2 laser supraglottic laryngectomy: experimental and clinical data
    C Arturo Solares
    Head and Neck Institute, Cleveland Clinic Health System, Cleveland Ohio, USA
    Laryngoscope 117:817-20. 2007
    ..There are no reports in the English literature of robotic technology coupled with CO2 laser technology. Our objective was to report the use of such technology...
  28. ncbi Functional analysis after supracricoid partial laryngectomy with cricohyoidoepiglottopexy
    Luc Bron
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Laryngoscope 112:1289-93. 2002
    To assess prospectively speech and swallowing function in a series of 17 patients after supracricoid partial laryngectomy with cricohyoidoepiglottopexy.
  29. ncbi The assessment of pharyngocutaneous fistula rate in patients treated primarily with definitive radiotherapy followed by salvage surgery of the larynx and hypopharynx
    Richard Dirven
    Sydney Head and Neck Cancer Institute, Sydney Cancer Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and University of Sydney, Australia
    Laryngoscope 119:1691-5. 2009
    ..definitive radiotherapy prior to surgery increases the rate of pharyngocutaneous fistula (PCF) following laryngectomy or hypopharyngectomy and to determine if differences in duration of time between definitive radiotherapy and ..
  30. ncbi Swallowing outcomes following laryngectomy and pharyngolaryngectomy
    Elizabeth C Ward
    Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, The University of Queensland, St Lucia 4072, Australia
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:181-6. 2002
    ....
  31. ncbi Functional outcomes of transoral laser surgery of supraglottic carcinoma compared with a transcervical approach
    Rubén Cabanillas
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias, and Instituto Universitario de Oncología del Principado de Asturias, Oviedo, Spain
    Head Neck 26:653-9. 2004
    Several functional advantages have been described for the transoral laser supraglottic laryngectomy as compared with open techniques. However, comparative studies have been rarely performed.
  32. ncbi Free tissue transfer to manage salvage laryngectomy defects after organ preservation failure
    Kirk P Withrow
    Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0012, USA
    Laryngoscope 117:781-4. 2007
    Salvage laryngectomy to treat organ preservation failures results in significantly higher local wound complications...
  33. ncbi A decade of postlaryngectomy vocal rehabilitation in 318 patients: a single Institution's experience with consistent application of provox indwelling voice prostheses
    B M Op de Coul
    Department of Otolaryngology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Plesmanlaan 1221, 1066 CS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 126:1320-8. 2000
    To assess long-term results with consistent use of indwelling voice prostheses (Provox; Atos Medical AB, Hörby, Sweden) for vocal rehabilitation after total laryngectomy.
  34. ncbi Transoral robotic surgery: supraglottic laryngectomy in a canine model
    Gregory S Weinstein
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:1315-9. 2005
    To develop a technique for computer enhanced robotic transoral supraglottic partial laryngectomy in the canine model.
  35. ncbi Voice handicap evaluation after supracricoid partial laryngectomy
    Marc Makeieff
    Service ORL Chirurgie Cervico Faciale Hôpital Gui de Chauliac, Universite de Medecine, Montpellier, France
    Laryngoscope 119:746-50. 2009
    To gather information on the vocal and professional impact of supracricoid partial laryngectomy (SCPL).
  36. ncbi Importance of anterior commissure in recurrence of early glottic cancer after laser endoscopic resection
    Carlos T Chone
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Av Heitor Penteado 1541, 13087 000 Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:882-7. 2007
    ....
  37. ncbi Transoral laser surgery for early glottic carcinoma
    H E Eckel
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Cologne, Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 257:221-6. 2000
    ..All specialists dealing with the treatment of early glottic carcinoma should be able to offer these different treatment modalities to their patients and to deal specifically with each patient's individual needs and preferences...
  38. ncbi Surgical management of carcinoma of the hypopharynx and cervical esophagus: analysis of 209 cases
    J P Triboulet
    Service de Chirurgie Digestive et Generale, Clinique Chirurgicale Adultes Est, Chru Lille Hopital Huriez, Place de Verdun, 59037 Lille Cedex, France
    Arch Surg 136:1164-70. 2001
    ....
  39. ncbi Supracricoid laryngectomies: long-term oncological and functional results
    Pasquale Laudadio
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Ospedale Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
    Acta Otolaryngol 126:640-9. 2006
    ..These surgical techniques allow a good quality of life with the preservation of the larynx...
  40. ncbi Functional results following pharyngolaryngooesophagectomy with free jejunal graft reconstruction
    G C Oniscu
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9YW, UK
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 19:406-10. 2001
    ..Our aim is to evaluate the postoperative outcome and functional results of the procedure...
  41. ncbi Organ preservation surgery for laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma: low incidence of thyroid cartilage invasion
    Dana M Hartl
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
    Laryngoscope 120:1173-6. 2010
    ..Determine the incidence and risk factors for thyroid cartilage invasion in early and midstage laryngeal cancer...
  42. ncbi Supracricoid hemilaryngopharyngectomy in patients with invasive squamous cell carcinoma of the pyriform sinus. Part I: Technique, complications, and long-term functional outcome
    Ollivier Laccourreye
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou, Assistance Publique des Hopitaux de Paris, University of Paris V, Paris, France
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 114:25-34. 2005
    ..Overall, in our series, successful oral alimentation without gastrostomy or completion total laryngectomy was achieved in 91...
  43. ncbi Supracricoid hemilaryngopharyngectomy in patients with invasive squamous cell carcinoma of the pyriform sinus. Part II: Incidence and consequences of local recurrence
    Romain Kania
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou, Assistance Publique des Hopitaux de Paris, University of Paris V, Paris, France
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 114:95-104. 2005
    ....
  44. ncbi Primary tracheoesophageal puncture in stapler-assisted total laryngectomy
    Kevin P Leahy
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA kevin leahy uphs upenn edu
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 72:124-6. 2010
    The purpose of this article was to present a novel technique for primary tracheoesophageal puncture (TEP) in patients undergoing stapler-assisted laryngectomy.
  45. ncbi Voice rehabilitation after laryngectomy with the Provox voice prosthesis in South Africa
    Anne Sophie Cornu
    Department of Orolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Stellenbosch University and Tygerberg Academic Hospital, Tygerberg, South Africa
    J Laryngol Otol 117:56-9. 2003
    ..to determine whether the Provox voice prosthesis provides good voice rehabilitation following a total laryngectomy in the urban, suburban and rural populations served by a tertiary referral hospital in South Africa...
  46. pmc Pharyngocutaneous fistula following total laryngectomy
    R A Dedivitis
    Service of Head and Neck Surgery, Ana Costa Hospital, Brazil
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 27:2-5. 2007
    Pharyngocutaneous fistula is the most common complication after total laryngectomy. The aim of the study was to establish the incidence of this complication in our series and analyse the predisposing factors...
  47. ncbi Differential modes of alaryngeal communication and long-term voice outcomes following pharyngolaryngectomy and laryngectomy
    E C Ward
    Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Folia Phoniatr Logop 55:39-49. 2003
    Patterns of vocal rehabilitation for 37 pharyngolaryngectomy patients and 55 total laryngectomy patients over a 5-year period were compared...
  48. ncbi Can we perceptually rate alaryngeal voice? Developing the Sunderland Tracheoesophageal Voice Perceptual Scale
    A Hurren
    Speech and Language Therapy, Sunderland Royal Hospital, Sunderland, UK
    Clin Otolaryngol 34:533-8. 2009
    ..Reliable perceptual assessment is essential for surgical and therapeutic outcome measurement but has been minimally researched to date...
  49. ncbi Speech outcome of supracricoid partial laryngectomy: comparison with total laryngectomy and anatomic considerations
    Yoon Kyoung So
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul 135 710, South Korea
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 141:770-5. 2009
    We studied speech after a supracricoid partial laryngectomy (SCPL) and compared it to speech after a total laryngectomy and insertion of voice prosthesis (TL-VP). We also determined the anatomical factors related to speech after SCPL.
  50. ncbi Aspiration after supracricoid partial laryngectomy: Incidence, risk factors, management, and outcomes
    José Benito
    Department of Oto Rhino Laryngology, Hospital Universitario Sant Joan, Reus, Spain
    Head Neck 33:679-85. 2011
    ..aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence, risk factors, management, and outcome of postoperative aspiration in patients managed with a supracricoid partial laryngectomy (SCPL) for selected invasive squamous carcinoma of the larynx.
  51. ncbi Bilabial contact pressure and oral air pressure during tracheoesophageal speech
    Jeff Searl
    Department of Communication Disorders, Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 116:304-11. 2007
    ..Nonspeech maximum bilabial contact pressures (CPmax) were measured to calculate the percentage of the range utilized for bilabial phonemes...
  52. ncbi [The reconstruction of laryngeal function in subtotal laryngectomy by pedicled flaps]
    F Yu
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Affiliated Hospital of Bengbu Medical University, Bengbu, 233004, China
    Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Ke Za Zhi 36:213-5. 2001
    To explore the possibility of subtotal laryngectomy in the treatment of advanced laryngeal cancer and selection of reconstruction.
  53. ncbi Analysis of clinicopathological stage in supracricoid partial laryngectomy patients: Need for adjuvant therapy in clinically understaged cases
    Kwang Jae Cho
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Auris Nasus Larynx 38:255-60. 2011
    The aim of this study is to evaluate the impact of pre-operative T-understaging on clinical outcome in supracricoid partial laryngectomy (SCPL).
  54. ncbi Endoscopic supraglottic laryngectomy with postoperative irradiation
    R Kim Davis
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 113:132-8. 2004
    ..Forty-six patients (clinically staged T2) were selected to undergo endoscopic carbon dioxide laser supraglottic laryngectomy. Thirty-eight of these patients underwent planned postoperative irradiation...
  55. ncbi [Study on vibration mode of different phonatory source and compensation after partial laryngectomy]
    W Xu
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing 100730, China
    Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Ke Za Zhi 36:454-7. 2001
    To investigate the nature of pathological voice production and compensatory mechanism after partial laryngectomy.
  56. ncbi Functional outcomes after circumferential pharyngoesophageal reconstruction
    Jan S Lewin
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Section of Speech Pathology and Audiology, M D Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:1266-71. 2005
    ..To determine functional speech and swallowing outcomes, morbidity, and complication rates after reconstruction of circumferential pharyngoesophageal defects using a jejunal versus an anterolateral thigh (ALT) flap...
  57. ncbi Multidimensional assessment of female tracheoesophageal prosthetic speech
    R Kazi
    Head and Neck Unit, Royal Marsden Hospital, The Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK
    Clin Otolaryngol 31:511-7. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to undertake a multidimensional assessment of female tracheoesophageal prosthetic speech...
  58. ncbi Voice rehabilitation with Provox2 voice prosthesis following total laryngectomy for laryngeal and hypopharyngeal carcinoma
    Tomonori Terada
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hyogo College of Medicine, 1 1 Mukogawa cho, Nishinomiya City, Hyogo 663 8501, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 34:65-71. 2007
    To analyze the effectiveness of the Provox2 voice prosthesis for voice rehabilitation following total laryngectomy.
  59. ncbi Long-term voice and swallowing modifications after supracricoid laryngectomy: objective, subjective, and self-assessment data
    Antonio Schindler
    Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Milan, Italy
    Am J Otolaryngol 27:378-83. 2006
    ..The aim of the study is to report objective, subjective, and self-assessment long-term results of voice and swallowing in a large group of patients who underwent SCL at least 2 years before this study was undertaken...
  60. ncbi Analysis of pharyngocutaneous fistula following free jejunal transfer for total laryngopharyngectomy
    David W Chang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Department of Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:1522-7. 2002
    ..Most patients are able to resume oral feeding once the fistula is closed...
  61. ncbi Development and preliminary validation of a patient-reported outcome measure for swallowing after total laryngectomy (SOAL questionnaire)
    R Govender
    Speech and Language Therapy, University College London Hospital NHS Foundation Trust UK, London, UK
    Clin Otolaryngol 37:452-9. 2012
    ..To develop and validate a laryngectomee-specific questionnaire to investigate swallowing function. This paper describes the generation of questionnaire items, pretesting with laryngectomees and a preliminary validation...
  62. ncbi Dysphagia following a total laryngectomy: the effect on quality of life, functioning, and psychological well-being
    Julia Maclean
    Cancer Care Centre, St George Hospital, Short Street, Kogarah, NSW 2217, Australia
    Dysphagia 24:314-21. 2009
    ..has on quality of life (QoL), functioning, and psychological well-being of people who have undergone a total laryngectomy. A questionnaire battery was sent to all members (N = 197) of the Laryngectomee Association of NSW, Australia...
  63. ncbi Supracricoid laryngectomy: age influence on long-term functional results
    Antonio Schindler
    Department of Clinical Sciences L Sacco, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Laryngoscope 119:1218-25. 2009
    ..Long-term functional results have not been reported in elderly patients. The aim of this study is to compare voice and swallowing in elderly and younger patients following SCL...
  64. ncbi [Voice restoration with voice prosthesis after total laryngectomy. Assessment of survival time of 378 Provox-1, Provox-2 and Blom-Singer voice prosthesis]
    P Schafer
    Klinik für HNO Krankheiten, Kopf Hals und Plastische Gesichtschirurgie, Kommunikationsstörungen, Krankenanstalt Mutterhaus der Borromäerinnen, Trier
    Laryngorhinootologie 80:677-81. 2001
    Voice Restoration with Voice Prosthesis after Total Laryngectomy. Assessment of Survival Time of 378 Provox-1, Provox-2 and Blom-Singer Voice Prosthesis.
  65. ncbi Pharyngocutaneous fistula after total laryngectomy: Less common with mechanical stapler closure
    Caglar Calli
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Izmir Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 120:339-44. 2011
    The aim of the study was to compare the incidences of pharyngocutaneous fistula after total laryngectomy between patients who underwent manual and mechanical suturing for pharyngoesophageal closure.
  66. ncbi Voice and swallowing after partial laryngectomy: factors influencing outcome
    Matteo Alicandri-Ciufelli
    Otolaryngology Department, University Hospital of Modena, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100, Modena, Italy
    Head Neck 35:214-9. 2013
    The purpose of this study was to assess the factors influencing swallowing and phonatory results after partial laryngectomy.
  67. ncbi Trends in total laryngectomy in the era of organ preservation: a population-based study
    Patrick Tate Maddox
    Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 147:85-90. 2012
    To describe time trends in total laryngectomy health services utilization across the United States, such as rates of surgery, cost, length of stay, and insurance payer, and to compare this to important milestones in recommendations for ..
  68. ncbi Hypothyroidism in patients treated with total laryngectomy. A multivariate study
    Xavier Leon
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 259:193-6. 2002
    ..the prevalence of hypothyroidism in patients with laryngeal or hypopharyngeal cancer treated with a total laryngectomy and to evaluate the importance of different variables in the appearance of hypothyroidism in this group of ..
  69. ncbi Radiotherapy after partial laryngectomy: an analysis of 36 cases and a proposal to optimize radiotherapy
    Elisabetta Garibaldi
    Radiotherapy Unit, Istituto per la Ricerca e Cura del Cancro IRCC, Candiolo and Mauriziano Umberto I Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Tumori 95:198-206. 2009
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the toxicity, local-regional control and overall survival of adjuvant radiotherapy after conservative surgery...
  70. ncbi A prospective study of pharyngocutaneous fistulas following total laryngectomy
    S S Qureshi
    Department of Surgery, Head and Neck Surgical Service, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    J Cancer Res Ther 1:51-6. 2005
    Pharyngocutaneous (PC) fistula is a common complication following laryngectomy. It leads to increased morbidity, delay in adjuvant treatment, prolonged hospitalization and an increase in treatment costs...
  71. pmc Linear stapler closure of the pharynx during total laryngectomy: a 15-year experience (from closed technique to semi-closed technique)
    G Altissimi
    Otolaryngology and Cervicofacial Surgery Clinic, University of Perugia, Hospital of Terni, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 27:118-22. 2007
    ....
  72. ncbi Hypopharyngeal reconstruction with an anterolateral thigh flap after laryngopharyngeal resection: results of a retrospective study on 20 patients
    Belsam Sagar
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 63:970-5. 2010
    ..Although only seven patients were able to answer the QOL questionnaire, the positive judgements of these patients support this view point...
  73. ncbi Application of the ICF in communication after total laryngectomy
    Tanya L Eadie
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    Semin Speech Lang 28:291-300. 2007
    ..This article provides an explanation and application of the ICF to communication after total laryngectomy. To evaluate outcomes associated with total laryngectomy, common assessment tools used in speech-language ..
  74. ncbi Rehabilitation of swallowing with polydimethylsiloxane injections in patients who underwent partial laryngectomy
    Giuseppe Bergamini
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Policlinico di Modena, Modena 41100, Italy
    Head Neck 31:1022-30. 2009
    We conducted this longitudinal prospective study to illustrate a surgical technique for swallowing rehabilitation of patients after partial laryngectomy.
  75. ncbi [Mechanical sutures of the pharynx during total laryngectomy: proposal of a closed technique]
    C Simoncelli

    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 10:465-74. 1990
    The authors present the results of a pharyngeal autosuture technique using a 55 mm linear stapler during total laryngectomy. The stapler is inserted before the larynx has been removed, but after it has been separated from its muscular and ..
  76. ncbi [Comparative study of the use of manual and mechanical suturing in the closure of the mucosal defect in total laryngectomy]
    F Santaolalla Montoya
    Hospital de Basurto, Servicio de ORL, Avda Montevideo 18, s n 48013 Bilbao, Vizcaya
    Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp 53:343-50. 2002
    ..of the efficacy given by the mechanical suture in the closing of the pharyngeal defect following a total laryngectomy against the conventional manual suture with absorbable material...
  77. ncbi Pharyngocutaneous fistulae following total laryngectomy comparison between manual and mechanical sutures
    Antonio Jose Gonçalves
    Head and Neck Division, Department of Surgery, Santa Casa Medical School, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 266:1793-8. 2009
    ..7% (11/30) in the group with manual suture closure, presenting a significant difference (p = 0.0047). The total laryngectomy with mechanical closure is an easy and fast learning technique, allowing watertight closure of the pharynx with ..
  78. ncbi [Functional results of treatment of early carcinoma in the glottic region of the larynx]
    J P Milovanović
    Klinika za ORL i maksilofacijalnu hirurgiju KCS, Beograd
    Acta Chir Iugosl 56:95-100. 2009
    ..From a functional point of view these two methods are superior to open surgery chordectomy...
  79. ncbi Long-term quality of life after total laryngectomy
    Isabel Vilaseca
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hospital Clinic i Universitari, Barcelona, Spain
    Head Neck 28:313-20. 2006
    There is a perception that a total laryngectomy has a devastating effect on patients and their families, but only a few studies have addressed long-term quality of life (QOL) after laryngectomy.
  80. pmc Outcomes and adverse events of enlarged tracheoesophageal puncture after total laryngectomy
    Katherine A Hutcheson
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Laryngoscope 121:1455-61. 2011
    ..The primary objective was to summarize control of leakage around the VP after conservative management of enlarged TEP...
  81. ncbi Simplified technique of tracheoesophageal prosthesis placement at the time of secondary tracheoesophageal puncture (TEP)
    Daniel G Deschler
    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Division of Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Laryngoscope 121:1855-9. 2011
    ..We describe the technique and evaluate the success and potential advantages...
  82. ncbi Voice and deglutition functions after the supracricoid and total laryngectomy procedures for advanced stage laryngeal carcinoma
    James Paul Dworkin
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 129:311-20. 2003
    ..functions after alternative surgical treatments for advanced stage laryngeal carcinoma: the supracricoid laryngectomy (SCL) versus the total laryngectomy (TL)...
  83. ncbi Postlaryngectomy voice restoration using a voice prosthesis: a single institution's ten-year experience
    Antti A Makitie
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 112:1007-10. 2003
    We describe the speech rehabilitation outcome of patients treated with total laryngectomy or total laryngopharyngectomy and insertion of Provox voice prostheses (Atos Medical AB, Hörby, Sweden) at the Helsinki University Central Hospital...
  84. ncbi Laryngeal function after supracricoid laryngectomy
    Koichiro Saito
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 140:487-92. 2009
    The purpose of this study was to assess laryngeal function after supracricoid laryngectomy.
  85. ncbi Oncologic and functional results of near-total laryngectomy
    Ricardo Bernaldez
    Department of Otolaryngology, La Paz Hospital, Autonomous University, Madrid, Spain
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:700-5. 2003
    To report the oncologic and functional outcome of patients undergoing near-total laryngectomy.
  86. ncbi Results after supracricoid horizontal partial laryngectomy
    A J Gonçalves
    Discipline of Head and Neck Surgery, Medical Sciences Faculty, Santa Casa Hospital, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Auris Nasus Larynx 37:84-8. 2010
    This study analyzed oncological and functional results of supracricoid horizontal partial laryngectomy.
  87. ncbi Pathological validation of supracricoid partial laryngectomy in laryngeal cancer
    D I Sun
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Catholic University of Korea, College of Medicine, Seocho Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Clin Otolaryngol 34:132-9. 2009
    To validate pathologically whether supracricoid partial laryngectomy is an oncologically sound procedure in cases with invasion of the thyroid cartilage, paraglottic space, pre-epiglottic space, anterior commissure, or subglottis.
  88. ncbi Delayed wound infection after supracricoid partial laryngectomy following failure of high dose radiation
    Meijin Nakayama
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kitasato University School of Medicine, 1 15 1 Kitasato, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 252 0374, Japan
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 268:273-9. 2011
    Past radiation therapy is known as a major risk factor promoting post-supracricoid partial laryngectomy (SCPL) complications...
  89. ncbi [Reconstruction of hypopharyngeal circumferential defects: pharyngogastric anastomosis or free jejunal interposition]
    Bin Zhang
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100021, China
    Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Ke Za Zhi 39:419-24. 2004
    ..To choose the optimal reconstruction for circumferential defects of the hypopharynx between pharyngogastric anastomosis and free jejunal interposition is...
  90. ncbi Functional outcomes and laryngectomy-free survival after transoral CO₂ laser microsurgery for stage 1 and 2 glottic carcinoma
    Magdalena Kujath
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Manitoba
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 40:S49-58. 2011
    ..To compare the functional and oncologic outcomes of transoral CO₂ laser microsurgery relative to radiotherapy for early-stage glottic carcinoma...
  91. ncbi Conservation laryngeal surgery versus total laryngectomy for radiation failure in laryngeal cancer
    F Christopher Holsinger
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Box 441, Houston, Texas 77030 4009, USA
    Head Neck 28:779-84. 2006
    Total laryngectomy is the standard of care for surgical salvage of radiation failure in laryngeal cancer. However, the role of conservation laryngeal surgery in this setting remains unclear...
  92. ncbi Oncologic outcomes after supracricoid partial laryngectomy
    Isabel Sánchez-Cuadrado
    La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 144:910-4. 2011
    To review the oncologic outcomes of a series of supracricoid partial laryngectomy.
  93. ncbi Role of reflux in tracheoesophageal fistula problems after laryngectomy
    Kai J Lorenz
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, German Armed Forces Hospital of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 119:719-28. 2010
    ..the relationship between pathological supraesophageal reflux and the occurrence of speech fistula complications, especially severe fistula enlargement, in patients who underwent total laryngectomy and prosthetic voice restoration.
  94. ncbi The impact of radiotherapy on swallowing and speech in patients who undergo total laryngectomy
    Carmen De Casso
    University Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 139:792-7. 2008
    Quality of life studies have shown no detrimental effect with radiotherapy (RT) in patients who have a total laryngectomy. We wished to determine the effect of RT (initial or postoperative) specifically on the swallowing and voice ..
  95. ncbi Analysis of postoperative complications of open partial laryngectomy
    Ian Ganly
    Head and Neck Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Head Neck 31:338-45. 2009
    The objective of this study was to report the incidence of postoperative complications for partial laryngectomy and to identify patient- and tumor-related factors predictive of postoperative complications.
  96. ncbi Social withdrawal after laryngectomy
    Helge Danker
    Independent Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig, Philipp Rosenthal Strasse 55, 04103, Leipzig, Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 267:593-600. 2010
    This investigation focuses on the psychosocial concomitants of a laryngectomy. Semistructured interviews were conducted with 218 laryngectomized patients...
  97. ncbi Perceptual characteristics of tracheoesophageal speech production using the new indwelling Provox Vega voice prosthesis: a randomized controlled crossover trial
    Elizabeth C Ward
    Division of Speech Pathology, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Head Neck 33:13-9. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if the design enhancements incorporated into the new Provox Vega Indwelling Voice prostheses result in any positive benefits in vivo...
  98. pmc Closure of post-laryngectomy pharyngocutaneous fistulae
    Isaac A Bohannon
    University of Washington, Puget Sound Veterans Administration Health System Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery 1660 S Columbian Way, Mail Stop S 112OTO, Seattle, WA, 98108, USA
    Head Neck Oncol 3:29. 2011
    Closure of salvage laryngectomy defects with vascularized tissue remains controversial.
  99. ncbi The impact of positive resection margins in partial laryngectomy for advanced laryngeal carcinomas and radiation failures
    E Soudry
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Otolaryngol 35:402-8. 2010
    To investigate the prognostic significance of positive margin and disease course in partial laryngectomy for advanced laryngeal carcinoma and radiation failure.
  100. ncbi Primary versus secondary tracheoesophageal puncture in salvage total laryngectomy following chemoradiation
    Kevin S Emerick
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 140:386-90. 2009
    ..To compare the rate of postoperative wound-healing complications and voice fluency in primary vs secondary tracheoesophageal puncture (TEP) following chemoradiation...
  101. ncbi Improving the functional outcome of Tucker's reconstructive laryngectomy
    G Lawson
    Department of ENT - Head and Neck Surgery, Louvain University Hospital at Mont-Godinne, B-5530 Yvoir, Belgium
    Head Neck 23:871-8. 2001
    BACKGROUND: The goal of reconstructive laryngectomy addressing glottic carcinoma, as described by Tucker, is twofold: achieve local control and preserve as much as possible the physiological laryngeal function...

Research Grants20

  1. ACOUSTIC PROCESSING OF SPEECH TO IMPROVE ELECTROLARYNX COMMUNICATION
    HAROLD CHEYNE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Over half of laryngectomy patients use an electrolarynx (EL) to communicate, but current EL devices produce speech that has poor quality ("non-human sounding") and reduced intelligibility...
  2. Hybrid Speech Synthesis for Voice Output Communication Aids
    SUSAN HERTZ; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..at the latest, the company will verify the ability to quickly add new voices by implementing the voices of the laryngectomy patients, providing them with functional systems for their voices, and obtaining feedback from them and those ..
  3. Development of an Electromyographically Controlled Electrolarynx Voice Prosthesis
    MARK ANDREW ROBERTSON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The most common artificial voice source for post-laryngectomy speech rehabilitation is the hand-held buzzer or electrolarynx (EL)...
  4. Development of an Electromyographically Controlled Electrolarynx Voice Prosthesis
    MARK ANDREW ROBERTSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The most common artificial voice source for post-laryngectomy speech rehabilitation is the hand-held buzzer or electrolarynx (EL)...
  5. Effects of Swallowing Therapy in Head and Neck Cancer
    Jerilyn Logemann; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..design involving 198 patients who have been treated for head and neck cancer with chemoradiation, supraglottic laryngectomy, anterior resection with primary or skin graft closure, anterior resection with distal or free flap closure, ..
  6. EVALUATION OF HANDHELD PROTHESES FOR SPEECH THERAPY
    JACK LIGHT; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..with lingual and labial deficits, including dysarthria secondary to stroke or head trauma and, following laryngectomy, sufficient air injection capacity for esochogeal speech...
  7. ELECTRONIC LARYNGEAL PROSTHESIS
    Byron Bailey; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..artificial voice source, fully encapsulated in a bio-compatible elastomer, for implantation in the neck after laryngectomy. Goals acheived during the current project year were: 1. Elimination of foreign body rejection reactions...
  8. SPECIALIZED CENTER OF RESEARCH IN HYPERBARIC OXYGEN THER
    Stephen Thom; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Project 1 will develop a predictive model for surgical risk among patients requiring laryngectomy due to cancer, validate the model and assess the efficacy of HB02 therapy for improving outcome...
  9. AEROACOUSTICS OF VOICE
    Fariborz Alipour; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. Eye-Gaze tracking of normal listeners to alaryngeal speech
    Paul Evitts; Fiscal Year: 2007
    unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Individuals who have had a laryngectomy (IWL) and who use an alternative form of voice (i.e...
  11. Improving Communication with NonSpeaking ICU Patients
    MARY HAPP; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Statistical analysis will involve hierarchical generalized linear modeling (HGLM) by outcome groups and planned group comparisons using linear contrasts within the context of the HGLM. ..
  12. Symptom Management, Patient-Caregiver Communication, and Outcomes in ICU
    MARY HAPP; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  13. Ventilator Weaning:Processes of Care and Communication
    MARY HAPP; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  14. Quality of Life Conference in Head & Neck Cancer
    Bevan Yueh; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Oxidative DNA Damage, DNA Repair and Oral Cancer
    Chun Yang Fan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..By obtaining a K award, the PI will have the opportunity to develop skills for patient- oriented research under the direction of basic and clinical science mentors. ..
  16. Dynamic Vocal Fold Abduction for Bilateral Paralysis
    Michael Broniatowski; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. Human Laryngeal Pacing for Aspiration
    Michael Broniatowski; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. HUMAN MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES TO STUDY AND TREAT HIV
    Marshall Posner; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We will also study long term non-progressors and early progressors to assess the relationship of antibody to intact PI virions to control of disease as a basis for larger more powerful evaluations. ..
  19. Functional Mechanisms of Antibody Inhibition of HIV-1
    Marshall Posner; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Long-term objectives will be to select constructs from in vitro testing for further testing in non-human primate models of prevention and therapeutics. ..