Analysis of voice and quantitative measurement of glottal gap after thyroplasty type I in the treatment of unilateral vocal paralysis.

@article{Shin2002AnalysisOV,
  title={Analysis of voice and quantitative measurement of glottal gap after thyroplasty type I in the treatment of unilateral vocal paralysis.},
  author={Jung Eun Shin and Soon Yuhl Nam and Seung Joo Yoo and Seong Yoon Kim},
  journal={Journal of voice : official journal of the Voice Foundation},
  year={2002},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={
          136-42
        }
}
Thyroplasty type I is one of several surgical treatments in which improving the voice of unilateral vocal fold paralysis is the ultimate objective. The goal of the surgery is the medialization of the paralyzed vocal fold. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of thyroplasty type I through acoustical analysis, aerodynamic measures, and quantitative videostroboscopic measurements. We report on 20 patients with unilateral vocal cord paralysis who underwent thyroplasty type I… CONTINUE READING

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