Epiglottitis is still a significant pathology seen in EDs, is stable over the study period, and carries a mortality risk.
Literature Reviews » Laryngology
Patient Reflux Symptom Index (RSI) and Voice Handicap Index (VHI-10) scores improved following voice therapy.
Voice therapy alone did not result in significant short-term changes for patients with vocal fold polyps (VFPs).
Nimodipine significantly increased the odds of vocal fold motion and facial recovery after injury.
A look at the association between intensive care unit-patient height and risk of postintubation posterior glottic stenosis (PGS)?
Future research should determine minimal clinically important difference for VHI-10 across all voice disorders.
There is a significant rate (18%) of multiorgan involvement in patients with laryngeal amyloidosis, which contradicts conventional concepts that this is an isolated disorder.
Systemic bevacizumab appears to have significant promise and a low complication profile for the most treatment- resistant and aggressive forms of papillomatosis.
Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis is incurable with current treatment modalities, but adjuvant therapies should be used when surgery cannot control the disease.
The added cystic descriptors allow for increased clarity in terminology between surgeons and pathologists and recognize the need to highlight oncocyte presence.