Atlas of Laser Voice Surgery

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Singular Publishing Group, 1995 - Medical - 458 pages
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CONTENTSLaser: History. Laser Concept. Components of a Surgical Laser. Laser-Tissue Interaction. Laser Safety and Limitations. What Kind of Laser for Phonosurgery. Larynx: Embriology. Anatomy and Physiology. Exploration of Normal Voice. Microlaryngoscopy: Indications and Preoperative Procedures. Surgical Instruments and Procedures. Complications of Laryngoscopy. Anesthetic Techniques. Complications of CO2 Laser Surgery. Laryngeal Pathologies: Nodules. Polyps. Cysts. Granulomas. Papillomas. Vascular Pathology. Vocal Fold Hemorrhage. Reinke's Edema. Chronic Laryngitis. Malignant Tumors. Paralysis of the Vocal Folds. Sub-Ankylosis of the Cricoarytenoid Joint. Hernia of the False Vocal Folds or Laryngocele. Epiglottic and Vallecular Cysts. Laryngeal Stenosis. Congenital Laryngeal Web. Anterior Post-Traumatic Web. Sulcus Vocalis. Changing the Vocal Pitch. Miscellaneous Lesions. Multiple Lesions. Conclusions: Personal Experience. Indications. Contraindications, Complications, Cautions. Advantages and Disadvantages. What to Avoid. A Team Operates, Not a Surgeon. Key Rules. Bibliography. Voice Exploration Filography. Laser Phonosurgery and Anesthesia. Index.

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