Supratracheal partial laryngectomy with tracheohyoidoepiglottopexy (open partial horizontal laryngectomy type IIIa + cricoarytenoid unit): Surgical technique illustrated in the anatomy laboratory.

Giovanni Succo, Erika Crosetti, Andy Bertolin, Marco Lucioni, Giuseppe Rizzotto

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The first supratracheal partial laryngectomy (STPL) with tracheohyoidoepiglottopexy was performed in 1972. This procedure entailed preservation of the suprahyoid epiglottis as well as a pexy of the hyoid bone and residual epiglottis to the first tracheal ring; however, this technique was abandoned by the same author in the early 1980s because of poor functional outcomes. (c) 2016 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Head Neck 39: 392-398, 2017.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)392-398
Number of pages7
JournalHead and Neck Surgery
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1 2017


  • laryngeal cancer, laryngectomy, supratracheal partial laryngectomy

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