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Vertical partial laryngectomy for glottic cancer; report of three cases

Raja Lope Ahmad, Raja Ahmad Al'konee and Wan Leman, Wan Ishlah and Kamarudin, Norie Azilah (2006) Vertical partial laryngectomy for glottic cancer; report of three cases. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 5 (2). ISSN 1823-4631

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The ultimate goal of treatment of glottic malignancy is eradication of the cancer regardless of the tumor stage to gain a good local control and preservation of maximum function ideally this would be return of normal speech, respiration and deglutition. The foundation of organ preservation surgery (OPS) is based on the knowledge of laryngeal anatomy and an understanding of how cancers invade the larynx. The organ preservation surgery of the cancer of the vocal cord is based on oncological sound principles, which will be further disscussed in this article. In this article we briefly presented 3 of our cases that underwent vertical partial laryngectomy (VPL) for glottic cancer. Key words: Glottic cancer, organ preservation surgery, and vertical partial laryngectomy

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3641/23109
Uncontrolled Keywords: Glottic cancer, vertical partial laryngectomy
Subjects: R Medicine > RF Otorhinolaryngology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Depositing User: Dr Raja Ahmad Al'Konee Raja Lope Ahmad
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2012 08:18
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2012 08:18
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/23109

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