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The Groningen Button Results

  • H. F. Mahieu
  • A. A. Annyas
  • H. F. Nijdam
Conference paper

Abstract

In 1980, the first Groningen button was placed in a patient undergoing a total laryngectomy in the ENT-department of the Groningen University Hospital.

Keywords

Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Injection Method Total Laryngectomy Speech Quality Voice Prosthesis 
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References

  1. Annyas AA, Escajadillo JR (1984) Closure of tracheoesophageal fistulas after removal of the voice prosthesis. Laryngoscope 94:1244–1245PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. F. Mahieu
    • 1
  • A. A. Annyas
    • 1
  • H. F. Nijdam
    • 2
  1. 1.Academic Hospital GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.HoornThe Netherlands

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