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Salvage Surgery in Post-radiotherapy/Chemoradiation in Carcinoma of the Larynx and Hypopharynx

  • Sudhir Bahadur
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Abstract

Radiotherapy alone is the standard care of treatment for early disease of the larynx and hypopharynx. Similarly, cisplatin-based chemoradiation is an established treatment strategy for organ preservation in select moderately advanced lesions [1–4]. However, nearly 40% of cases are diagnosed with residual or recurrent locoregional disease after chemoradiation [5].

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  • Sudhir Bahadur
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  1. 1.Department of Otolaryngology and Head-Neck SurgeryFormerly at All India Institute of Medical SciencesNew DelhiIndia

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