Dr. Netterville said injection laryngoplasty should be strongly considered since the upside is so clear. “It doesn’t seem to have any significant negative or downsides to doing it once or twice to get them out to 12 months,” he said. “You’re now giving the body its opportunity to re-innervate as much as it possibly can.”
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“Most of us are probably offering the injection,” Dr. Garrett said. “It’s all about offering. It’s giving options to the patient with proper counseling. I think, overall, we’re probably doing 50-50 in the office versus in the OR.”
Thomas Collins is a freelance medical writer based in Florida.