Vocal Fold Paralysis by Lucian SulicaVocal Fold Paralysis by Lucian Sulica

Vocal Fold Paralysis

EditorLucian Sulica, Andrew Blitzer

Paperback | February 12, 2010

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Although the disease is not very often, every otorhinolaryngologist will experience some patients suffering from vocal fold paralysis.This is the first and unique book solely devoted to this topic.Offers step-by-step descriptions and evaluations of the materials and/or methods of well-established techniques and new therapeutic options and approaches.Written by leading experts: Blitzer is speaker of the American Academy of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS); Sulica, also a speaker of the AAO-HNS, works in his department.Vocal Fold Paralysis is a clinically useful reference for evaluation and treatment, as well as a summary of current knowledge and investigational approaches.
Title:Vocal Fold ParalysisFormat:PaperbackDimensions:270 pages, 9.53 × 6.69 × 0 inPublished:February 12, 2010Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642062717

ISBN - 13:9783642062711

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Table of Contents

Basic Science and Clinical Evaluation: Neuroanatomy of the Larynx.- Synkinesis and Dysfunctional Reinnervation of the Larynx.- Vocal Fold Paralysis: Causes, Outcomes and Clinical Aspects.- Evaluation of Vocal Fold Paralysis.- Diagnostic Electromyography for Unilateral Vocal Cord Dysmotility. Treatment: Decision Points in the Management of Vocal Fold Paralysis.- Voice Therapy for Unilateral Vocal Fold Paralysis.- Injection Augmentation: Autologous Fat for Vocal Fold Injection. Collagen in Vocal Fold Injection. Treamtent of Glottal Insufficiency with Micronized Human Acellular Dermis (Cymetra®). Vocal Fold Augmentation with Calcium Hydroxylapatite.- Treatment of Glottal Insufficiency using Hyaluronan.- Principles of Medialization Laryngoplasty: Silastic Medialization Laryngoplasty. Medialization using the Montgomery® Thyroplasty System. Medialization Using the VoCoM® System. Titanium Medialization Implant. Medialization Laryngoplasty With Gore-Tex® (expanded polytetrafluoroethylene).- Arytenoid Repositioning Surgery. Special Topics: Laryngeal Reinnervation.- Electrical Stimulation for Vocal Fold Paralysis.- Bilateral Medialization Laryngoplasty.- Vocal Fold Paralysis in Children.- Bilateral Vocal Fold Immobility.

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:"I had the pleasure to review the book 'Vocal fold paralysis' recently . . All the chapters are clearly written and well illustrated. The bibliography is extensive and recent. I fully agree with the publisher: this book is a useful reference for evaluation and treatment as well as a summary of current knowledge and investigation approaches related to vocal fold paralysis. . In summary, this book is an excellent addition to the library of any laryngologist or any ENT department." (Marc Remacle, European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Vol. 263, 2006)