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Author(s):
Olthoff, A.; Steuer-Vogt, M. K.; Licht, K.; Sauer-Goenen, M.; Werner, C.; Ambrosch, P. 
Title:
Quality of Life after Treatment for Laryngeal Carcinomas 
Abstract:
The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of different surgical treatments as well as of radiotherapy for laryngeal carcinomas on health-related quality of life (QL). In a prospective, randomized multicenter study (five university hospitals in Germany), a total of 146 patients with laryngeal carcinomas (UICC stages: I–IV) underwent different surgical treatments (32 total laryngectomies, 81 CO2 laser microsurgical partial laryngectomies, 33 open partial laryngectomies). Postoperative...    »
 
Keywords:
Laryngeal carcinoma; Partial laryngectomy; Quality of life; Radiotherapy; Total laryngectomy 
Journal title:
ORL 
Year:
2006 
Journal volume:
68 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
253--258 
Fulltext / DOI:
Publisher:
S. Karger AG 
Publisher address:
Basel, Switzerland 
Print-ISSN:
1423-0275 
E-ISSN:
1423-0275 
Notes:
Dieser Beitrag ist mit Zustimmung des Rechteinhabers aufgrund einer (DFG-geförderten) Allianz- bzw. Nationallizenz frei zugänglich. This publication is with permission of the rights owner freely accessible due to an Alliance licence and a national licence (funded by the DFG, German Research Foundation) respectively.