With no other option than to wait and see for post-thyroidectomy recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis, nimodipine and/or steroid use may be viable options in the postoperative setting.
Literature Reviews » Laryngology
Lipoinjection seems to be a safe, therapeutic option for patients with unilateral vocal fold paralysis, with efficacy lasting six months to one year.
Can a psychometrically reliable, valid patient-reported outcome measure (PROM) for unilateral vocal fold paralysis (UVFP)-related disability be developed that is appropriately rigorous for use in clinical trials? BOTTOM LINE The CoPE PROM could be a […]
An effective eluting endotracheal tube to modulate upper-airway bacterial infection during intubation could be deployed to help prevent subglottic stenosis.
A look at how procedural therapies compare to other established pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic methods in treating patients with neurogenic cough.
Most patients who receive vocal fold lipoaugmentation for glottal insufficiency experience a long-term benefit, although improvements in voice and swallowing taper over time.
In a retrospective cohort study of 1,057 adult patients, the incidence of post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage (PTH) was low, and no association between non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) use and PTH rate was found.
There does not seem to be a one-size-fits-all treatment for adult patients with vocal fold sulcus or scars, suggesting the need for more subjective and objective decision-making tools.
After empirical B12 injection, self-reported voice measures in singers show no meaningful difference compared with placebo.
This study confirms that the probe-based PTeye system can recognize parathyroid glands with a high degree of precision.