Published in Surgery Litigation and Law Weekly, June 20th, 2008
"A 62-year-old woman, who had experienced slight difficulty of swallowing and hoarseness, visited our hospital. A smooth-surfaced tumor was found extending from the postcricoid to an area in the left pyriform sinus, and the vocal cord on the left side was fixed. Imaging studies, including FDG-PET CT imaging showed the tumor in the postcricoid, but no distinguishable distant metastases. A total laryngectomy with a left-lobe...
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