Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Pharynx: ventral pharyngotomy

Contributor(s): Graham Munroe, Rachel Murray, Dwayne Rodgerson

Introduction

  • Surgical access to the oropharynx is limited and the technique of ventral pharyngotomy has been reported as an alternative to ventral laryngotomy   Larynx: ventral laryngotomy  or oral approaches.

Uses

Advantages

  • Provides direct access to subepiglottic area.

Disadvantages

  • Deep incision with limited visibility.

Requirements

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Preparation

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Procedure

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Aftercare

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Outcomes

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Prognosis

Further Reading

Publications

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