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Laryngeal Electromyography-Guided Hyaluronic Acid Vocal Fold Injection for Unilateral Vocal Fold Paralysis—Preliminary Results

Conclusion
LEMG-guided HA VFI provides UVFP patients with neuromuscular function evaluation and treatment in one step. This clinical technique is feasible, and the short-term results are satisfactory.

from the Journal of Voice

The safety and efficacy of carboxy methylcellulose in the treatment of glottic insufficiency

Conclusions:
Carboxymethyl cellulose is a viable, safe, and efficacious material for the temporary treatment of glottic insufficiency in vocal fold immobility and hypomobility, with minimal risk of permanent adverse voice outcomes. Laryngoscope, 2011.

from The Laryngoscope

Frame by Frame Analysis of Glottic Insufficiency Using Laryngovideostroboscopy

Conclusions
FBFA appears to be a simple objective method for the novice or experienced LVS interpreter, by which one can suspect subtle GI. Because of the inherent physical properties by which LVS gives an “illusionary” representation of the glottic cycle, the FBFA technique remains a theoretical tool. Future studies using high-speed digital imaging are needed to validate this useful technique.

from the Journal of Voice