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Table 4 Pre and Post Treatment Quality of Life

From: Definitive radiotherapy for early (T1-T2) Glottic Squamous cell carcinoma: a 20 year Cleveland clinic experience

    Number (%)
Pre-Treatment    
  Voice Quality   
   Impaired 129 91.5
   Normal 4 2.8
   missing 8 5.7
  Trismus (pretx)   
   N 123 87.2
   Y 2 1.4
   missing 16 11.3
Post Treatment    
  Chronic Hoarseness   
   Improved 103 73.0
   Unchanged 11 7.8
   Worsened 12 8.5
   missing 15 10.6
  Trismus (posttx)   
   Improved 1 0.7
   None 126 89.4
   missing 14 9.9
  Chronic Laryngeal Edema   
   None 101 71.6
   Mild/Mod 24 17.0
   Severe 1 0.7
   Very Severe 1 0.7
   missing 14 9.9
  Chronic Dysphagia   
   None 118 83.7
   Mild 7 5.0
   Moderate 1 0.7
   Severe 1 0.7
   missing 14 9.9