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Oral Presentations: American Head and Neck Society
August 2006

S107 Contact YAG Laser–Assisted Endoscopic Supraglottic Laryngectomy

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(8):862-863. doi:10.1001/archotol.132.8.862-c

Objectives: To assess the use of the Nd:YAG laser in performing endoscopic supraglottic laryngectomy.

Design: Retrospective review of a case series.

Setting: Academic tertiary care referral center.

Patients: Seventeen consecutive patients (mean age, 63 years; range, 37-81 years) with cT1-T4aN0 supraglottic tumors.

Intervention: Nd:YAG laser–assisted endoscopic supraglottic laryngectomy and selective neck dissection (SND) (levels 2, 3, and 4).