Petri Reijonen

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Vocal fold augmentation by injection laryngoplasty is a simple and fast procedure. The aim of this prospective study was to assess the glottal closure and the travelling mucosal wave by videostroboscopic images after autologous fascia augmentation in unilateral vocal fold paralysis (UVFP) with a special reference to objective analysis of voice. A total of(More)
OBJECTIVES The present study was carried out to assess the impact of fascial injection on voice acoustics Preliminary results had suggested that voice, as rated by a panel of listeners, was significantly improved after autologous fascia augmentation of a paralyzed vocal fold. STUDY DESIGN A prospective study among patients with unilateral vocal fold(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the histology of minced and injected autologous fascia graft in the augmentation of unilateral vocal fold paralysis. STUDY DESIGN Prospective study using a canine model. METHODS Nine dogs were operated. At first, a piece of fascia was harvested from fascia lata and minced into tiny chips with a scalpel. Cutting off a section of the(More)
The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects on voice quality of augmentation by injection of minced fascia in patients with unilateral vocal fold paralysis. Preoperative and postoperative voice samples from 14 patients (6 men and 8 women; mean age, 59 years) were analyzed by computerized acoustic analysis and blinded perceptual evaluation.(More)
The objective of this retrospective clinical review was to evaluate the long-term results of injection laryngoplasty with autologous fascia as a single, primary procedure in unilateral vocal fold paralysis. Forty-three patients who had undergone injection laryngoplasty between 1996 and 2003 entered the study. Clinical examination and videostroboscopy were(More)
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