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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 85
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000456689
EISBN: 978-3-318-06628-9
... Abstract Laryngeal synkinesis as a form of defective healing is the rule rather than the exception in persistent vocal fold paralysis. It typically occurs 4–6 months after the onset of the recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis. The incidence is up to 85%. Not all laryngeal muscles need...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 85
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000456680
EISBN: 978-3-318-06628-9
... Abstract Laryngeal electromyography (LEMG) is an important diagnostic and prognostic tool in neurolaryngology. This chapter presents the advances in LEMG in the last 5 years based on clinical trials. LEMG is in most cases an office-based procedure for decision making in neurolaryngology. When...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 85
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000456688
EISBN: 978-3-318-06628-9
... Abstract Injury to the recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) can result in impairment of all three laryngeal functions. The RLN is capable of regeneration, but laryngeal functions in cases of severe injury remain impaired. This permanent impairment is caused by either incomplete regeneration...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 85
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000456691
EISBN: 978-3-318-06628-9
... Abstract Laryngeal transplantation offers the hope of replacing voice and laryngeal function in patients with debilitating laryngeal injuries or loss of the larynx from trauma or oncologic reasons. Our group at UC Davis performed a laryngotracheal transplantation, and our experience is reviewed...
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Published: 22 June 2012
10.1159/000337965
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9973-3
... Surgery New York, Thieme, 2000; 3. McWhorter AJ, Hoffman HT: Transoral laser microsurgery for laryngeal malignancies. Curr Probl Cancer 2005;29:180-189 4. Niemz MH: Laser-Tissue Interactions: Fundamentals and Applications (Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering). New York, Springer...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 73
Published: 10 April 2012
10.1159/000334108
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9932-0
... Abstract Knowledge of laryngeal and tracheobronchial development and anatomy is essential to the pediatric airway endoscopist. Normal and pathologic airway anatomy is discussed in this chapter. Abstract Knowledge of laryngeal and tracheobronchial development and anatomy is essential...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 73
Published: 10 April 2012
10.1159/000334443
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9932-0
... Abstract This chapter reviews laryngeal reinnervation with ansa cervicalis for treatment of unilateral vocal fold paralysis and glottal incompetence in children. The relevant anatomy is discussed; the indications and contraindications are detailed. This is followed by a stepwise description...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 73
Published: 10 April 2012
10.1159/000334446
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9932-0
.... In children, it has been common practice to defer permanent laryngeal surgeries for years in anticipation that fold mobility will return. Unfortunately, there is no simple test or procedure to help predict return of vocal fold function. In adult patients, laryngeal electromyography (LEMG) has been used...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 73
Published: 10 April 2012
10.1159/000334452
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9932-0
... Abstract Laryngeal cleft, first described by Richter in 1792, is a rarecongenital malformation. Diagnosis can be challenging and is contingent upon a high index of suspicion based on clinical presentation, interpretation of preoperative studies and a thorough endoscopic evaluation under general...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 62
Published: 25 November 2004
10.1159/000082460
EISBN: 978-3-318-01119-7
... Abstract The impact of genetic factors on laryngeal cancer risk was studied in relation to DNA repair capacity on the phenotypic and genotypic level. DNA lesions induced by bleomycin or S9-activated benzo[a]pyrene were determined in blood lymphocytes using the alkaline comet assay. Laryngeal...
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