Thyroplasty

Thyroplasty is an operation on the upper airway to improve voice quality in patients with unilateral vocal cord paralysis. Several modifications of Isshiki thyroplasty type I have subsequently been presented with the aim of optimizing the intra-operative surgical time, the positioning of the implant and the implant material itself such as Silasticie, hydroxilapatite, Vitalium, expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (Gore-Tex) and titanium implants. In medialisation laryngoplasty, a window is cut in the thyroid lamina in the neck on the paralysed side and the piece of thyroid cartilage is depressed inward towards the midline until the normal cord touches the paralysed cord, thus closing the glottic gap resulting in normal voice.

Thyroplasty is an operation on the upper airway to improve voice quality in patients with unilateral vocal cord paralysis. Several modifications of Isshiki thyroplasty type I have subsequently been presented with the aim of optimizing the intra-opera ... More

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