JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.23, no.5, 2012 (SCI-Expanded)
Article / Article
JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Laryngectomy, Eustachian tube, tympanometry, NASAL MUCOCILIARY CLEARANCE, AIR-FLOW, MUCOSA, CYCLE
Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated:
Objective: The function of the Eustachian tube has been investigated in various conditions. However, its status has not been evaluated in total laryngectomized patients. This study was designed to investigate short-term and long-term changes of the Eustachian tube that occur following total laryngectomy.