Transoral Laser Microsurgery for Early Glottic Carcinoma
June RJ Lin* and Eitan Prisman
Division of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
- *Corresponding Author:
- June RJ Lin
Resident Physician, University of British Columbia
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre
4th. Floor Rm. 4299B 2775 Laurel St Vancouver, BC V6B6J7, Canada
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: April 18, 2014; Accepted date: July 30, 2014; Published date: August 01, 2014
Citation: Lin JRJ, Prisman E (2014) Transoral Laser Microsurgery for Early Glottic Carcinoma. Surgery Curr Res 4:201. doi: 10.4172/2161-1076.1000201
Copyright: © 2014 Lin JRJ, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The application of laser technology to otolaryngology – head and neck surgery has accelerated the development of transoral laser microsurgery, which has a wide range of application in this surgical specialty today. The aim of this paper is to provide a general overview of the surgical techniques of transoral laser microsurgery, particularly in the treatment of early glottic carcinoma.