Three-Staged Laryngeal Reconstruction

Despite its impact on the patient quality of life, a total laryngectomy remains the definitive approach for recurrent and persistent glottic cancer following failed radiation therapy. Using a single-surgeon retrospective case series, THANC aims to describe a three-stage method of laryngeal reconstruction to address unique challenges of operating on radiation recurrent or persistent cancer.

Moustafa W. Mourad, MD; Henry K. Su, BA; Jerry R. Castro, MD; Cathy L. Lazarus, PhD; Jason B. Clain, BS; Jacqueline S. Mojica, MS, CCC-SLP; Mark L. Urken, MD, FACS

The Laryngoscope, May 2016

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