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Clinical Feasibility of New Tracheoesophageal Puncture Set

2014-07-10 14:09:55 | BioPortfolio

Summary

During a total laryngectomy a puncture is created in the tracheoesophageal wall and a voice prosthesis is inserted. With this voice prosthesis the patient learns to speak again. During this study a new surgical tool will be investigated that creates the puncture and places the voice prosthesis.

Study Design

Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Larynx Cancer

Intervention

Puncture Set and Flexible Protector

Location

University Hospital Leuven
Leuven
Noord Holland
Belgium
3000

Status

Completed

Source

Atos Medical AB

Results (where available)

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