Thirty four laryngoscopic examinations were evaluated by 31 laryngologists from the presence or absence of paresis, side and which nerves were involved. Examinations for which more that 70% of the raters agreed had paresis were examined further.... Read more.
Vocal fold hemorrhage, an injury from voice use common in performers, is widely regarded to have serious long-term consequences to voice quality and constitute a threat to career. This study follows up 41 patients who have had one or more vocal... Read more.
All patients with vocal fold paralysis are usually judged to have the same potential for spontaneous recovery. This study of 252 patients with vocal fold paralysis shows that specific clinical characteristics such as cause of paralysis, side of... Read more.
Sulcus vocalis has usually been thought of as an absence of the lamina propria, a layer of the vocal fold that is essential to vibration. This examination of material removed at surgery for sulcus shows that inflammation of another layer, the... Read more.
Varices, or enlarged blood vessels of the vocal ford are thought to be related to vocal fold hemorrhage. Several papers describe surgery of varices, but the actual risk has never been defined. 499 patients who were vocal performers were followed... Read more.
This publication examines the results of an investigational injection augmentation treatment of six patients, with chronic cough resistant to all other treatments. The rationale for the treatment is that certain cases of chronic cough, thought to... Read more.
This study involves a series of 10 patients who developed paralyzed vocal folds, years, and often decades, after receiving radiation treatment for a variety of treatments. A group of patients who developed paralysis more than 20 years after... Read more.
This publication involves a series of patients, with the principal complaint of 'pain when using voice', treated with framework surgery. The rationale for the treatment is that certain cases of 'pain when using voice', known as odynophonia,... Read more.
This report revolves around a survey of laryngologists, concerning the diagnosis of vocal fold paresis. Paresis is usually diagnosed on the basis of vocal fold motion abnormalities noticed with laryngoscopy and stroboscopy. No single finding is... Read more.
A pseudocyst is a benign lesion which may be associated with deficits in vocal fold closure. Because underlying deficits are not addressed at the surgery to remove the pseudocyst, patients may be at risk of recurrence. Eighteen cases of... Read more.