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March 1985

Primary Voice Restoration at Laryngectomy

Author Affiliations

From the Head and Neck Surgery Associates, Indianapolis.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1985;111(3):182-186. doi:10.1001/archotol.1985.00800050076011

• The tracheoesophageal puncture techniques of secondary voice restoration have been applied to primary restoration at laryngectomy. Satisfactory speech resulted in 48 patients (69%). This figure was improved by revision surgery to 75% and case selection may produce even higher success rates.

(Arch Otolaryngol 1985;111:182-186)

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