a1 Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
Chronic salivary aspiration can cause life-threatening pneumonia in a patient whose laryngeal function is completely lost. We report a patient who had laryngotracheal separation with cricoidectomy under local anaesthesia. The simplicity and reliability of the procedure were improved by using fibrin glue and the outcome was most satisfactory.
(Accepted September 23 1995)
c1 Address for correspondence: Michihiko Sone, M.D., Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Nagoya University School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya, 466, Japan. Fax: 81-52-741-1678