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August 26, 2016

New Strategies Could Make Laryngectomies a Thing of the Past

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@centerforregmedmc)

Previously published in Mayo Clinic Magazine Today, about 60,000 Americans have had their larynx removed due to disease or trauma. These people are missing out on many of life’s little pleasures because the procedure’s resultant hole left them without a voice and created an opening directly into their lungs. A simple shower is dangerous as even the slightest amount of water in the […]

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Tags: Dr. Lott, ENT, Laryngectomy, larynx, Larynx Transplantation, Mayo Clinic, regenerative medicine, stem cell

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