Objective: To evaluate the locoregional control and functional results of transoral carbon dioxide (CO2) laser microsurgery (TLM) followed with intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) for treatment of locally advanced head and neck carcinoma.
Design: Retrospective review of patients treated with TLM followed by treatment with IMRT.
Setting: Tertiary care academic medical center.
Thorstad WL, Nussenbaum B, Adkins DR, Haughey BH. P134 Combined Transoral Laser Microsurgery and Intensity-Modulated Postoperative Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(8):891. doi:10.1001/archotol.132.8.891-b