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Table 2 Clinical conditions of the patients

From: Investigation of swallowing function and swallowing-related quality of life after partial laryngectomy in Chinese patients with laryngeal carcinoma

VariablePatients (n = 68)
Tumor stage, n (%)
 I13 (19.1)
 II45 (66.2)
 III8 (11.8)
 IV2 (2.9)
T-stage, n (%)
 T144 (64.7)
 T214 (20.6)
 T3/T410 (14.7)
M-stage, n (%)
 M065 (95.6)
 M13 (4.4)
N-stage, n (%)
 N054 (79.4)
 N1/N214 (20.6)
Surgery type, n (%)
 Vertical partial laryngectomy45 (66.2)
 Horizontal partial laryngectomy18 (26.5)
 Horizontal and vertical partial laryngectomy5 (7.4)
Lymph node dissection, n (%)
 Unilateral25 (36.8)
 Bilateral12 (17.6)
 No31 (45.6)
Pathological type, n (%)
 Squamous cell carcinoma68 (100)
Preoperatively induced chemotherapy, n (%)
 Yes6 (8.8)
 No62 (91.2)
Postoperative radiotherapy, n (%)
 Yes61 (89.7)
 No7 (10.3)