- excision of part or all of the larynx.
Origin of laryngectomy
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Swallowing after laryngectomy is satisfactory, and the general health in many cases improves.
It is also necessary to refer to the other side of the question, namely, the position of laryngectomy.
These results may now be briefly compared with those obtained by laryngectomy, whether partial or complete.
- surgical removal of all or part of the larynx
- Surgical removal of part or all of the larynx.
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