It is also necessary to refer to the other side of the question, namely, the position of laryngectomy.
Swallowing after laryngectomy is satisfactory, and the general health in many cases improves.
These results may now be briefly compared with those obtained by laryngectomy, whether partial or complete.
laryngectomy lar·yn·gec·to·my (lār'ən-jěk'tə-mē)
Surgical removal of part or all of the larynx.