Nutritional management after total laryngectomy

  • Taryn Ackerberg


The patient, a 55-year-old male, was admitted to hospital on 28 September 2010 with a known diagnosis of cancer of the larynx. The patient, who underwent a total laryngectomy on 13 October, had a tracheostomy inserted previously. Prior to the surgery the patient was consuming a soft diet and oral supplementation drinks. He had no previous history of any other illnesses.
How to Cite
Ackerberg, T. (1). Nutritional management after total laryngectomy. South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 24(2), 107-108. Retrieved from
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