Ewha Med J.  2011 Sep;34(2):13-18. 10.12771/emj.2011.34.2.13.

Review of Injection Laryngoplasty as Treatment of Voice Disorders

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  • 1Division of Head & Neck Surgery, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Ewha Womans University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. sungmin@ewha.ac.kr

Abstract

In the past decade, vocal fold injection (VFI) has re-emerged as a valuable treatment modality for a variety of laryngeal disorders. It offers many advantages for the treatment of glottal insufficiency. It can avoid surgical scar and is easily performed with local anesthesia. In this article, we describe the indication of injection laryngoplasty, variable injection materials and discuss about vocal fold injection approaches.

Keyword

Vocal fold injection; Injection laryngoplasty
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