Objective: To determine the effects of a total laryngectomy on the swallow and subsequent quality of life (QOL) in patients with head and neck cancer.
Design: Cross-sectional single center cohort study.
Setting: Head and neck oncology unit and tertiary referral unit.
Patients: Sixty-two patients of an initial cohort of 77 from the laryngectomy database who underwent total laryngectomy at our center.
Kazi R, Prasad V, Venkitaraman R, Nutting C, Clarke P, Rhys-Evans P, Harrington K. P082 Questionnaire Analysis of Swallowing-Related Quality of Life Following Total Laryngectomy. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(8):882-883. doi:10.1001/archotol.132.8.882-c