laryngectomy laryngectomy

Definition(s):

  • (n) surgical removal of part or all of the larynx (usually to treat cancer of the larynx)

Usage(s):

  1. To remove the cancerous tissue, surgeons perform an operation called a laryngectomy on many of these patients.
  2. Knowing that many laryngectomy patients fail to learn esophageal speech, Kluyskens decided that a new larynx would offer Borremans a great advantage.
  3. Every time Surgeon Montgomery has done a laryngectomy, he has longed for a way to give the patient something better than this burping speech.

News

  • North Texas Laryngectomy Choir sings “Silver Bells.”

    Happy Holidays! Enjoy as The North Texas Laryngectomy Society Choir sings “Silver Bells.” Be sure to watch Nightcap News tonight at 9:00 to see the behind the scene story of the choir. …
    on November 27, 2013     Source: Nightcap TV

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