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, et al. 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
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