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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Our patient had undergone an earlier evaluation by another laryngologist, who had recommended a posterior cordectomy for bilateral abductor paresis.
11-13) Knott et al studied cryotherapy in the larynx after endoscopic carbon dioxide laser cordectomy with and without adjuvant therapy with a cryoprobe.
Vocal fold healing after laser cordectomy with adjuvant cryotherapy.
The possibility that a small tail of tumor had extended in the direction of the glottis was considered, but since the tumor was benign, we decided to spare the area and avoid a cordectomy, which would have caused further deformation of the larynx and voice change.
A 44-year-old man presented with squamous cell carcinoma (T1aNOMO) on the left vocal fold and was prepared for a combined laryngofissure cordectomy and type III thyroplasty.
2) Laryngofissure cordectomy is an alternative surgical procedure for T 1 lesions of the mobile true vocal fold in patients in whom endoscopic exposure is not possible.
The objective of performing these two surgical procedures--laryngofissure cordectomy and type III thyroplasty--together was not only to lower the tension on the healthy vocal fold, but also to determine whether the thyroplasty could be used to close the glottic gap created by the cordectomy on the other side, thus improving the voice quality quickly rather than having to perform a separate reconstructive surgery later.
There is 1 report in the literature of a case of melanoma of the right vocal fold that was managed with a right cordectomy and adjuvant radiotherapy.
after extended partial laryngectomy in which unilateral cordectomy and arytenoidectomy are performed