What can be done to help patients with narrow nasal passages and/or nasal discomfort during office-based laser laryngeal surgery?
Background: Although channeled flexible laryngoscopes have permitted a transnasal approach for biopsies, vocal fold augmentation and unsedated laser laryngeal surgery, some patients with nasal anatomic restrictions experience significant nasal discomfort and cannot tolerate these procedures.
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Study design: Description of technique used.
Setting: University Voice and Swallowing Center, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Orange.| | | Next → | Single Page