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Dr. Soumya S Holla

General Surgeon
19 years experience overall
1000 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Sunil Narayan Dutt

Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist
35 years experience overall
950 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Prateek Nayak

Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist
20 years experience overall
1100 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Chandrashekhar M

General Surgeon
48 years experience overall
1000 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Srinivas Kunku

Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist
21 years experience overall

Dr. Sumit Kumar Gaur

Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist
14 years experience overall
950 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Santhosh velu

Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist
19 years experience overall

Dr. Anithakumari AM

Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist
28 years experience overall

Dr. Shalina Ray

Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist
25 years experience overall
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Dr. Bathi Reddy

Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist
42 years experience overall


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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Laryngectomy?

The larynx is a part of the throat that houses vocal cords, which helps in making sounds. Larynx also connects the nose and mouth to the lungs. Laryngectomy is the surgical removal of the whole or a part of the larynx in case of any damage to the laryngeal tissues.

What are the indications of Laryngectomy?

Laryngectomy is indicated in the following conditions:

  1. Severe injury to the larynx
  2. Larynx cancer
  3. Necrosis of the larynx due to radiation

What are the steps involved in Laryngectomy?

  1. The patient will be administered general anesthesia and prepared for the surgery.
  2. An incision is made on the neck making sure that no major blood vessels are being damaged.
  3. After resecting partial or total larynx, the trachea is freed and rejoined with the remaining part of the larynx or to the windpipe.
  4. After completion of resecting the larynx, an NG(Nasogastric) tube is inserted for better breathing and/food administration. Then the patient is taken to the recovery room and kept under observation.  

Who are the best surgeons/doctors to perform Laryngectomy?

A certified and trained Oncologist, Radiation Surgeon or an ENT Specialist who is well experienced in Laryngectomy can perform this surgery.

What is the cost of Laryngectomy?

The minimum cost for Laryngectomy in Bangalore starts from Rs. 1,30,000

The average expenses for Laryngectomy in Bangalore is approximately Rs. 1,80,000 

The maximum amount to be paid for Laryngectomy in Bangalore rises up to Rs. 2,30,000

Cost of Laryngectomy depends on factors such as:

  1. Admission fee
  2. Doctor fee
  3. Age of the patient
  4. The medical condition of the patient
  5. Post-surgical complications that are involved
  6. Type of Hospital
  7. The admission room that you opted for
  8. Any other lab tests or examination tests such as X-ray, ECG, etc

Is Laryngectomy a major surgery or minor surgery?

Laryngectomy is considered a major surgery as it is an open surgery and recovery time is also more.

What are the risks and complications associated with Laryngectomy?

Few risks and complications associated with Laryngectomy are:

  1. Blood clots
  2. Hypothyroidism
  3. Damage to neighboring lymph nodes 
  4. Pharyngeocutaneous fistula
  5. Wound opening
  6. Opening of the stoma

How long does it take to complete Laryngectomy?

Laryngectomy usually takes about 5-12 hours as it is a lengthy procedure.

What is the recovery time for Laryngectomy?

Recovery time usually varies on the patient’s severity, but a Nasogastric tube will be removed after 8-10 days.

What is the success rate of Laryngectomy?

The success rate of Laryngectomy depends on the following factors: 

  1. Age of the patient
  2. The medical condition of the patient
  3. Experience of the surgeon/doctor
  4. Type of surgery performed

However, the success rate of Partial Laryngectomy maybe 60-65%, whereas, the success rate of Total Laryngectomy maybe 50-55%.  

Is Laryngectomy permanent?

Laryngectomy is a permanent surgery as removal of the larynx is irreversible.

What are the long-term results of Laryngectomy?

Few long-term results of Laryngectomy are:

  1. Hypothyroidism
  2. Difference of voice
  3. Low recurrence of laryngeal cancer

Can Laryngectomy be detected in the future?

Laryngectomy can be detected in the future as the scar of the surgery will be present and the absence of larynx.

What are the options if Laryngectomy fails?

If Laryngectomy fails, then the doctor may recommend revision surgery or an alternative approach.

What are the alternatives for Laryngectomy?

Alternatives of Laryngectomy is Conservating Surgery of the Larynx

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