Functional outcomes after different types of transoral supraglottic laryngectomy

Mean hospitalization was 9 days, tracheotomy was required in 7% of patients, an NGFT was required in 33%, and 11% experienced complications

Cesare Piazza; Diego Barbieri; Francesca Del Bon; Paola Grazioli; Pietro Perotti; Alberto Paderno; Barbara Frittoli; Giancarlo Mazza; Sara Penco; Giovanna Gaggero; Piero Nicolai; Giorgio Peretti

2015

Key concepts

Scholarcy highlights

  • Five-year OS, DSS, LCL, and OP rates were 69%, 85.9%, 89.2%, and 92.6%
  • Mean hospitalization was 9 days, tracheotomy was required in 7% of patients, an NGFT was required in 33%, and 11% experienced complications
  • Type III–IV TSLs were associated with increased hospitalization, more NGFTs, and 90% of complications
  • Aspiration was seen in 0% and 9% of type I–II TSLs, and in 7% and 43% of type III–IV TSLs by VEES and VFS, respectively

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