February 1974

Suspension Laryngomicroscopy in a Cancer Institute

Author Affiliations

From Roswell Park Memorial Institute, Buffalo.

Arch Surg. 1974;108(2):168-170. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1974.01350260028005

A three-year experience with suspension laryngomicroscopy in a cancer institute covered 76 procedures. Thirty-seven of the patients had invasive cancer, and 16 had lesions of possible premalignant potential. Three patients with carcinoma in situ were found. Five patients with postradiation recurrence were examined.

The chief advantage of suspension laryngomicroscopy is the magnified binocular view of the larynx in a situation where time