A Study of the Quality of Life Before and After Functional Laryngectomy for Patients with End-stage Dysphagia


About this study

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the quality of life before and after functional laryngectomy for patients with end-stage dysphagia.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Adults with end-stage dysphagia treated with functional laryngectomy

Exclusion Criteria: 

  1. Cancer found on final pathology
  2. Patients lost to followup
  3. Patients unable to be contacted for any reason

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

David Lott, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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