Imaging in Pediatric Patients

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27 Imaging in Pediatric Patients J. Scott McMurray Children are increasingly presenting to clinicians for the evaluation of hoarseness. As young individuals, they pose their own set of difficulties. They…

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Laryngeal High-Speed Videoendoscopy

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28 Laryngeal High-Speed Videoendoscopy Dimitar Deliyski The purpose of this chapter is to lay the foundation for broader understanding of one of the most promising laryngeal imaging techniques, high-speed videoendoscopy…

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Vocal Fold Nodules

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21 Vocal Fold Nodules Glendon M. Gardner Vocal fold nodules are relatively symmetric areas of mucosal thickening located in the midportion of the musculomembranous vocal fold (Fig. 21.1).1,2 The cause…

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Laryngeal Anatomy

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2 Laryngeal Anatomy Katherine A. Kendall The interpretation of laryngeal imaging in the evaluation of patients with voice problems requires a strong foundation in the anatomy and physiology of the…

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Persistent Glottic Opening

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17 Persistent Glottic Opening Glendon M. Gardner Glottic closure is the ability of the vocal folds to make contact along their medial edges. Videostroboscopy provides an effective tool for measurement…

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Performing Videostroboscopy

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12 Performing Videostroboscopy Joseph C. Stemple and Lisa B. Fry Laryngeal videostroboscopy has become the gold standard for the evaluation of laryngeal structure and function during voicing. The well-performed exam…

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The History of Laryngeal Imaging

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1 The History of Laryngeal Imaging Steven M. Zeitels and Alessandro de Alarcon The origin and development of laryngeal imaging chronicles the initiation of the field of laryngology, and improved…

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Vocal Fold Polyps and Cysts

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22 Vocal Fold Polyps and Cysts Kenneth W. Altman and Melin Tan-Geller Vocal fold polyps and cysts are considered vocal masses because they add weight and may displace the existing…

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Abnormalities of the Mucosal Wave

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20 Abnormalities of the Mucosal Wave Mona M. Abaza No characteristic of laryngeal imaging is more dependent on the unique capacity of videostroboscopy than the mucosal wave evaluation. Still images,…

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