An Alternative Approach for Secondary Tracheoesophageal Puncture in the Difficult Laryngectomy Neck

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  • Tapan A. Padhya MD,

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    1. From the Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, The University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida, U.S.A.
    • Dr. Tapan A. Padhya, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Suite 3057, Tampa, FL 33612
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  • Sanjay M. Athavale MD,

    1. Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A.
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  • Jonathan M. Morgan MD,

    1. From the Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, The University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida, U.S.A.
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  • Thomas V. McCaffrey MD, PhD

    1. From the Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, The University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida, U.S.A.
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  • Work for this paper was completed at The University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa General Hospital, and the Moffitt Cancer Center at The University of South Florida College of Medicine.

  • This paper was presented in an abstract form at The University of South Florida College of Medicine Research Day, in Tampa, Florida, U.S.A., February 2004.

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