A look at how procedural therapies compare to other established pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic methods in treating patients with neurogenic cough.
Literature Reviews » Laryngology
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.
Patients older than 65 can obtain significant benefits from surgery and voice therapy.
Vocal exertion can result in chronic vocal fatigue, putting individuals at risk for voice disorders.
Concurrent modified barium swallow (MBS) study and esophagrams may improve diagnostic accuracy, but they minimize additional studies.