Sample records for PHARYNX (pharynx)

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A new epiglottoplasty procedure for the treatment of intractable aspiration.

Remacle, Marc; Marza, L; Lawson, Georges

Intractable aspiration may require diversion of the airway from the pharynx. The epiglottoplasty procedure involves suturing the epiglottis onto the perimeter of the larynx without creating resistance to the natural lines of force of the epiglottic cartilage. The procedure starts by an anterior subh...

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Congenital fistula of the fourth branchial pouch.

Hamoir, Marc; Rombaux, Philippe; Cornu, A S; Clapuyt, Philippe

Between 1986 and 1995, 128 patients were treated for various head and neck congenital malformations at Saint-Luc University Hospital, Louvain. We report three cases of fourth branchial pouch cysts requiring surgical removal. One of these cases presented with a third branchial pouch remnant on the sa...

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