August 6, 2014
UTICA -- The Laryngectomy Support Group will be holding its monthly meeting on Thursday, August 14 at 12 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Sister Regina Conference Room on the first floor of the hospital. The Laryngectomy Support Group is sponsored by St. Elizabeth Medical Center.
A laryngectomy is the procedure to remove a person’s larynx and separates the airway from the mouth, nose and esophagus. The laryngectomee breathes through an opening in the neck, called a stoma.
The public is welcome to attend. Please contact the Speech Therapy Department at 734-3475 with any questions. The meetings for the Laryngectomy Support Group are held the second Thursday of each month at 12 p.m.
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St. Elizabeth Medical Center