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EVALUATE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY IN THE TREATMENT OF LARYNGEAL PARALYSIS
*Moustafa Ibrahim, Faiz Alouni and Hassan Alaaraj
Objectives: vocal fold paralysis is a rare but life-threatening condition mostly caused by iatrogenic damage to the recurrent laryngeal nerve. Endoscopic enlargement techniques have been the standard treatment for decades. Study Design: Prospective observational study. Methods: 68 patients, of whom 63 were eligible according to the study protocol. Subjects were assessed with phoniatric and respiratory evaluation preoperatively and and at 1 and 6 months postoperatively. Results: Important respiratory improved significantly 6 months postoperatively, confirming that a glottal enlargement effectively reduced the obstruction. Objective parameters dealing with voice quality worsened significantly. Conclusion: Endoscopic glottal enlargement is an effective method for relieving symptoms of dyspnea due to BVFP. Postoperatively, voice quality objectively worsened.[Full Text Article]