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March 1985

Tracheal Stoma Reconstruction

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1985;111(3):190-192. doi:10.1001/archotol.1985.00800050084013

• A simple surgical technique prevents or corrects tracheostoma stenosis. Forty-eight (96%) of patients undergoing laryngectomy in whom this technique was used have maintained adequate stomal size for cleaning, ventilation, and tracheoesophageal fistula speech restoration.

(Arch Otolaryngol 1985;111:190-192)

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