Minimally invasive techniques for management of early glottic cancer

Paul W. Flint

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Abstract

This article reviews managemnet of early laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma with respect to current standards of pratice and recent advances in minimally invasive endoscopic surgery, specifically highlighting powered instrumentation as an alternative to transoral laser resection of early glottic lesions. Limitations of the current staging system, controversy regarding management of lesions involving the anterior commissure, and the role of radiation therapy versus surgical management are also discussed with reference to current outcomes literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1055-1066
Number of pages12
JournalOtolaryngologic Clinics of North America
Volume35
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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