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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 73
Published: 10 April 2012
10.1159/000334448
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9932-0
... Abstract Unilateral vocal fold paralysis (UVFP) can cause glottic insufficiency that can result in hoarseness, chronic cough, dysphagia, and/or aspiration. In rare circumstances, UVFP can cause airway obstruction necessitating a tracheostomy. The treatment options for UVFP include observation...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 85
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000496491
EISBN: 978-3-318-06628-9
... of the medialization may be different, and perhaps less effective, as compared to a patient with a larger glottal gap such as vocal fold paralysis. Furthermore, mobility of the vocal fold is important when considering medialization options. In patients with unilateral vocal fold paralysis (UVFP) who may have...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 85
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000456688
EISBN: 978-3-318-06628-9
... (UVFP). Good voice results have since been reported using the ansa cervicalis to RLN nerve transfer in a large group of patients [ 26 - 28 ] (Fig.  1 ). No active mobility was achieved, but patients did develop muscle tonus in the adductor musculature and satisfactory improvement of the voice...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 73
Published: 10 April 2012
10.1159/isbn.978-3-8055-9932-0
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9932-0
Book
Book Cover Image
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 85
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-06628-9
EISBN: 978-3-318-06628-9