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May 1929

STENOSIS OF THE LARYNX: A NEW METHOD OF SURGICAL TREATMENT

Author Affiliations

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

Arch Otolaryngol. 1929;9(5):473-493. doi:10.1001/archotol.1929.00620030499001
Abstract

Last year I was invited to give a lecture before the Inter-State Post Graduate Medical Assembly of North America at its meeting in Kansas City, and I chose to speak about a new method of surgical treatment of stenosis of the larynx, which I had been using since 1910, and which had given me excellent results. My paper was published in the Proceedings of the Inter-State Post Graduate Medical Assembly of North America, which has a limited circulation. I have been asked, therefore, to prepare a restatement of this work for publication in the ARCHIVES OFOTOLARYNGOLOGY, in which it will reach a large number of men who are interested in this sort of work.

Fifty years ago every case of chronic stenosis of the larynx had to be considered incurable. Modern laryngologists may claim that every patient with chronic stenosis due to cicatrization of the soft parts, syphilitic

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