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Laryngectomy

This Laryngectomy course will teach you:

  • To remove the larynx in case of ¬†advanced stage laryngeal cancer.

Special attention is paid to the following hazards you may encounter during the Laryngectomy:

  • Hypoglossal nerve and lingual artery injury
  • Internal jugular vein injury
  • Coverage carotid artery and jugular vein

With the following tips you might perform the Laryngectomy even better:

  • Styloid ligament identification
  • Pharyngeal mucosa preservation
  • Tracheostomy fixation

After studying the Laryngectomy course you are familiar with the most common complications:

  • Pharyngocutaneous fistula
  • Stomal stenosis
  • Injury to hypoglossal nerve
  • Injury to lingual nerve

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Modified Radical Neck Dissection

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Skin flap creation

Skin

Mark

Mark the Apron incision just below both mastoid processes, along the sternocleidomastoid muscles approximately 4 centimeters above the sternal notch. Mark the tracheostomy location approximately 2,5 cm above the sternal notch.

Anesthetize

Anesthetize the skin flaps with lidocaine and epinephrine.

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