Complete removal of the larynx is performed on the tumors of the larynx when the disease has involved all its floors. The surgery is performed under general anesthesia with an opening of the skin on both sides of the neck. Removing the larynx deprives the patient of the most important functions like speech. Today with the introduction of new techniques and speech rehabilitation has been achieved the solution of this important problem.
Rehabilitation is conducted by Provox voice prostheses, and their voice is a physiological sound produced in all its frequencies. The prosthesis is made of silicone and requires periodic replacement, which depends on its maintenance and way of feeding.