Session II

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Session II

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A 65-year-old male presents with an aspiration pneumonia. His history is significant for OPSCC treated with curative radiotherapy. Among the pharyngeal structures, which structure is likely to lose volume post- CRT for OPSCC?
    • A. 

      Retropharyngeal space

    • B. 

      Posterior pharyngeal wall

    • C. 

      Base of tongue

    • D. 

      Parapharyngeal space

  • 2. 
    A 65 year old man with stage 4 SCC of the oral tongue was treated with resection and anterolateral thigh free flap reconstruction. His swallowing outcomes compared to a patient treated with fibular free flap for mandible reconstruction might include:
    • A. 

      Higher EAT-10 score

    • B. 

      Prolonged oral transit times

    • C. 

      Increased incidence of aspiration

    • D. 

      CO2 Laser

  • 3. 
    Which is not correct? Transoral surgery
    • A. 

      Is sometimes indicated for OPC

    • B. 

      Is sometimes indicated for supraglottic laryngeal cancer

    • C. 

      Is very easy for HPC

    • D. 

      Is less invasive treatment option. E. can impair swallowing function

  • 4. 
    A patient with T1 left vocal cord carcinoma with anterior commissure involvement, discus with you the option of treatments: Radiation vs. Transoral laser cordectomy. The right vocal fold is without any pathology. Which of the following is the most likely to influence the voice after laser cordectomy?
    • A. 

       Anterior commissure involvement

    • B. 

      Preexisting other laryngeal pathology

    • C. 

      Depth of resection

    • D. 

      Loss of voice