The alternative treatment I offer to appropriate patients with idiopathic subglottic stenosis is open surgery. Cricotracheal resection, tracheal resection, and laryngotracheoplasty are procedures which remove the narrowed part of the lower larynx and upper trachea called the subglottis. The larynx and trachea are then sewn back together. This surgery offers a longer term solution because it removes the part of the narrowed section of the trachea. I will expand on treatment options including cricotracheal and tracheal resection in another blog post.
On the first International HPV Awareness Day I want people to know that HPV is now responsible for more oropharyngeal cancers than cervical cancers in
Most patients with human papillomavirus (HPV) related oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (HPV +ve OPSCC) will present with a neck lump. These cancers arise in lymphoid/tonsillar
“Richard you haven’t needed a website for twenty years, why do you need one now?’ It’s a good question. There are three parts to the