Change to earlier surgical interventions: contemporary management of unilateral vocal fold paralysis

  title={Change to earlier surgical interventions: contemporary management of unilateral vocal fold paralysis},
  author={Declan Costello},
  journal={Current Opinion in Otolaryngology \& Head and Neck Surgery},
  • D. Costello
  • Published 1 June 2015
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery
Purpose of review The management of unilateral vocal fold paralysis has undergone significant changes in the last 2 decades. This has largely been made possible by advances in endoscope technology and new injectable materials. Recent findings This article will cover the main changes in management of patients with unilateral vocal fold paralysis and summarize the recent literature in relation to early intervention in this group. Several recent studies have suggested that early vocal fold… 
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