PMID: 58997Jun 1, 1976


The Journal of Otolaryngology
M D Morrison


When laryngeal carcinoma extends into the cervical trachea, peritracheal nodes, prelaryngeal tissues and skin, or when it recurs at the tracheal stoma, the prognosis becomes rather dismal. To have a hope of cure, a palliative excision must be radical. Developments in the surgical techniques for exposure, excision, and reconstruction which have evolved during the past quarter century are reviewed, along with a case presentation through which the problems and techniques are illustrated.

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