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Poster Presentations: American Head and Neck Society
August 2006

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

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.

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