Summary: Restoration, reconstruction, or improvement of a defective or damaged LARYNX.

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  1. Rzepakowska A, Osuch Wójcikiewicz E, Sielska Badurek E, Niemczyk K. Medialization thyroplasty in glottis insufficiency due to unilateral vocal fold paralysis and after laser cordectomies - preliminary report. Otolaryngol Pol. 2017;71:22-29 pubmed publisher
    ..The speech rehabilitations is not successful in each patient with glottis insufficiency. The medialisation thyroplasty remains the standard procedure for permanent improvement of voice quality in those cases. ..
  2. Kosztyła Hojna B, Berger G, Zdrojkowski M. [Phonosurgical methods of treatment in unilateral vocal folds paralysis]. Pol Merkur Lekarski. 2017;42:173-177 pubmed
    ..Other procedures are arytenoid adduction, the injection laryngoplasty via thyrohyoid and cricothyroid approach and laryngeal reinnervation...
  3. Chang J, Schneider S, CURTIS J, Langenstein J, Courey M, Yung K. Outcomes of medialization laryngoplasty with and without arytenoid adduction. Laryngoscope. 2017;127:2591-2595 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate the effect of medialization laryngoplasty (ML) performed alone compared to ML with arytenoid adduction (AA) on glottic gap and voice quality in unilateral vocal fold paralysis (UVFP) patients. Retrospective case series...
  4. Bowen A, Huang T, Benninger M, Bryson P. Medialization Laryngoplasty in the Elderly: Outcomes and Expectations. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;157:664-669 pubmed publisher
    Objective To describe the profile and outcomes of elderly patients undergoing medialization laryngoplasty for vocal cord paralysis. Study Design Case series with retrospective review. Setting Tertiary care hospital...
  5. Saibene A, Pipolo C, Lorusso R, Portaleone S, Felisati G. Transnasal endoscopic microfractured fat injection in glottic insufficiency. B-ENT. 2015;11:229-34 pubmed
    ..Three patients with vocal cord palsy underwent laryngoplasty under local anaesthesia using only a flexible endoscope with a working canal for Microfractured Fat Fibre-..
  6. Sanuki T, Yumoto E. Long-term Evaluation of Type 2 Thyroplasty with Titanium Bridges for Adductor Spasmodic Dysphonia. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;157:80-84 pubmed publisher
    ..The results of this study suggest that type 2 thyroplasty provides relief from vocal symptoms in patients with AdSD for >3 years. ..
  7. Schwarz K, Fontanari A, Schneider M, Borba Soll B, da Silva D, Spritzer P, et al. Laryngeal surgical treatment in transgender women: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Laryngoscope. 2017;127:2596-2603 pubmed publisher
    ..The surgical procedures that were identified included laryngoplasty with or without thyrohyoid approximation, Wendler glottoplasty, cricothyroid approximation, laser glottoplasty ..
  8. Stephenson K, Cavalli L, Lambert A, Fleming J, Lawes E, Gupta S, et al. Paediatric injection medialisation laryngoplasty: Recent Great Ormond Street Hospital experience. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017;100:86-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Relatively little literature relates to injection medialisation laryngoplasty (IML) in children and previous reports have involved small numbers of heterogenous cases...
  9. Sachs A, Bielamowicz S, Stager S. Treatment effectiveness for aging changes in the larynx. Laryngoscope. 2017;127:2572-2577 pubmed publisher
    ..Likewise, 64% of patients who had thyroplasty surgery reported a significant treatment effect compared to 33% for injection augmentation. 4. Laryngoscope, 127:2572-2577, 2017. ..