cordectomy


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cordectomy

(kɔːdˈɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -ectomies
the removal of a cord, esp a vocal cord
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cor·dec·to·my

n. cordectomía, excisión de una cuerda vocal o parte de ésta.
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(5) Open partial laryngeal surgery (laryngofissure cordectomy, vertical partial laryngectomy, supracricoid laryngectomy) is less frequently used owing to the availability of TLM.
Laryngofissure cordectomy, transoral laser surgery and external beam radiotherapy are the treatment modalities of early glottic laryngeal cancers.
Carbon dioxide laser posterior cordectomy for treatment of bilateral vocal cord paralysis.
Given the challenge of obtaining a positive outcome with laryngoplasty, other alternative treatments of cordectomy, ventriculectomy, arytenoidectomy, or reinnervation have been considered as viable treatment options.
Using frozen section analysis, malignant tumor cells were found; laser cordectomy was performed on the left vocal cord, and biopsy samples were obtained from the margins.
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.sub.2] laser cordectomy, laterofixation, etc.
Although, hemilaryngectomy or cordectomy produces comparable cure rates for selected T1 and T2 vocal cord lesions, RT is generally preferred.
In 2004, an 80-year-old Caucasian male underwent bilateral cordectomy for Tis carcinoma in the left cord and microinvasive T1 carcinoma at the right one.
Surgical therapy of T1 and selected cases of T2 glottic carcinoma: Cordectomy, horizontal glottectomy and C[O.sub.2] laser endoscopic resection.
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.
Similarly Gandhi also reported good results with CO laser 2 Subtotal/partial arytenoidectomy with posterior cordectomy for bilateral abductor palsy 19.