Bipolar hooked-wire electromyographic technique in the evaluation of pediatric vocal cord paralysis.

Laryngeal electromyography is a valuable test to assess vocal cord paralysis in adults. This technique can be applied and adapted to the pediatric patient. In the operating room under general anesthesia and endoscopic guidance, bipolar hooked-wire electrodes are passed percutaneously through the anterior neck skin into both thyroarytenoid muscles… CONTINUE READING