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Laryngeal diversion and tracheotracheal speech fistula for chronic aspiration

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Published in Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology. 2000, vol. 109, no. 6, p. 602-4
Abstract Intractable aspiration is a life-threatening problem and often requires a procedure for blocking or separating the larynx from the bronchial tree. The disadvantage of these techniques is a compromise of phonation. We report the use of a speech fistula after laryngotracheal diversion to restore voice. It allows for the definitive treatment of aspiration, while maintaining the use of the vocal folds for phonation.
Keywords AgedAged80 and overCarcinomaSquamous Cell/surgeryEsophagus/surgeryHumansLaryngectomyLarynx/surgeryMaleNeck DissectionNeoplasm RecurrenceLocal/surgeryPneumoniaAspiration/surgeryPostoperative Complications/surgeryReoperationSpeechAlaryngealTonsillar Neoplasms/surgeryTrachea/surgery
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PMID: 10855574
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WANG, Desheng, DULGUEROV, Pavel. Laryngeal diversion and tracheotracheal speech fistula for chronic aspiration. In: Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology, 2000, vol. 109, n° 6, p. 602-4. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:26087

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