Lin Chung Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 2007 Aug;21(15):688-91
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Affiliated First People's Hospital of Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, 200080, China.
Objective: To investigate the therapeutic outcomes of Laryngectomy and prognostic factors in senile patients with laryngeal carcinoma.
Method: A retrospective study of long-term therapeutic outcomes was performed on 110 patients with laryngeal carcinoma over 65, treated mainly by surgery, from 1990 to 2005. Different kinds of operations were as follows: cordectomy(1 case) or stripping (2 cases) by suspended laryngoscope, laryngofissure (4 cases), vertical partial laryngectomy without tracheotomy (8 cases), vertical partial laryngectomy (8 cases), extended vertical partial laryngectomy (1 case), horizontal laryngectomy (4 cases), subtotal laryngectomy (4 cases), cricohyoidoepiglottopexy (30 cases), Arslan's procedure (8 cases), and total laryngectomy (40 cases). Read More