Analysis of Potassium Titanyl Phosphate Laser Settings and Voice Outcomes in the Treatment of Reinke’s Edema

  title={Analysis of Potassium Titanyl Phosphate Laser Settings and Voice Outcomes in the Treatment of Reinke’s Edema},
  author={VyVy N. Young and Pavan S Mallur and A. Dasgupta-M. W. Wong and Rajarsi Mandal and Giuseppe V Staltari and Jackie L. Gartner-Schmidt and Clark A. Rosen},
  journal={Annals of Otology, Rhinology \& Laryngology},
  pages={216 - 220}
Objective: Despite increased clinical utility of the 532-nm potassium titanyl phosphate (KTP) laser, no studies have examined outcomes for Reinke’s edema (RE) as a function of laser parameters and initial treatment effects. Variability in delivery parameters, fiber-to-tissue distance, and immediate end-tissue effects limits universal application of existing study outcomes. We examine voice outcomes using standardized treatment classification, providing justification for laser parameter… 

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