cordectomy


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cordectomy

(kɔːdˈɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -ectomies
the removal of a cord, esp a vocal cord
Translations

cor·dec·to·my

n. cordectomía, excisión de una cuerda vocal o parte de ésta.
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Voice and speech disability after emergency tracheotomy has a strong impact on patients' psychosocial life, which is why the surgeons have now developed various alternative surgical techniques, such as total arytenoidectomy, partial arytenoidectomy with posterior cordectomy, laser-assisted arytenoidectomy, C[O.
The procedures, such as supraglottic laryngectomy, vertical partial laryngectomy, cordectomy, and laryngectomy, can be performed through this technique.
Although, hemilaryngectomy or cordectomy produces comparable cure rates for selected T1 and T2 vocal cord lesions, RT is generally preferred.
Surgical therapy of T1 and selected cases of T2 glottic carcinoma: Cordectomy, horizontal glottectomy and C[O.
He also had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease that had not been documented or treated and a laryngeal cancer for which he underwent a cordectomy in 2002 and a partial laryngectomy in 2007.
For example, some such cases may be improved through resection of the scarred hemilarynx and creation of a pseudovocal fold using modifications of strap muscle techniques employed routinely for cordectomy or vertical hemilaryngectomy.
Posterior cordectomy and subtotal arytenoidectomy for the treatment of bilateral vocal fold immobility: Functional results.
Similarly Gandhi also reported good results with CO laser 2 Subtotal/partial arytenoidectomy with posterior cordectomy for bilateral abductor palsy 19.
Oncological and functional results of CO2 laser cordectomy.
1990) described a surgical technique of cordectomy followed by displacement of the ventricular fold.
2] laser is arguably the most appropriate tool for cordectomy with the advantage of increased precision, better hemostasis and minimal tissue handling.
Our patient had undergone an earlier evaluation by another laryngologist, who had recommended a posterior cordectomy for bilateral abductor paresis.